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ANNOUNCEMENT

Also called A-style, this contemporary design is ideal for photographs, greeting cards, small booklets, and promotional pieces. Do not use the A-4 size with metric A-4 paper, which fits into a DL size commercial envelope.

TYPE            SIZE                           ENCLOSURE

A-2            4.375" x 5.75"                4.25" x 5.5"

A-6            4.75" x 6.5"                    4.625" x 6.25"

A-7            5.25" x 7.25"                   5" x 7"

A-8            5.5" x 8.125"                    5.25" x 7.75"

A-9            5.75" x 8.875"                 5.5" x 8.625"

A-10           6" x 9.5"                         5.75" x 9.25"

Envelope Announcement

BARONIAL

Deep pointed flap traditionally used for formal announcements and invitations. Not recommended for machine insertion.

TYPE                                      SIZE                               ENCLOSURE

Professional*                         2.125" x 3.625"                 2" x 3.5"

#16 (Mrs.)*                             2.375" x 3.375"                2.25" x 3.125"

#17 (Mr. & Mrs.)*                    2.6875" x 3.6875"           2.5625" x 3.5625"

Gladstone*                             3.563" x 5.562"               3.375" x 5.375"

4-Bar                                      3.625" x 5.125"                 3.475" x 4.875"

5 1/2 - Bar                              4.375" x 5.75"                   4.25" x 5.5"

6-Bar/Walton Outside          4.75" x 6.5"                      4.625" x 6.25"

Lee                                         5.25" x 7.25"                    5.125" x 7"

Linwood/Minona Inside        5.25" x 7.5"                      5" x 7.25"

Minona Outside                     5.5" x 7.75"                      5.25" x 7.5"

*This size is too small to mail.

Envelope Baronial

BOOKLET

This style is ideal for annual reports, brochures, sales materials, and more. The longer open side makes it acceptable for automatic insertion.

TYPE                     SIZE                               ENCLOSURE

3                            4.75" x 6.5"                      4.5" x 6"

4 1/2                       5.5" x 7.5"                        5.25" x 7"

5                             5.5" x 8.125"                    5.25" x 7.625"

6                             5.75" x 8.875"                 5.5" x 8.375"

6 1/2                       6" x 9"                            5.75" x 9"

6 5/8                      6" x 9.5"                          5.75" x 9"

6 3/4                      6.5" x 9.5"                       6.25" x 9"

7 1/4                       7" x 10"                           6.75" x 9.5"

7 1/2                      7.5" x 10.5"                       7.25" x 10"

9                            8.75" x 11.5"                     8.5" x 11"

9 1/2                      9" x 12"                            8.75" x 11.5"

10                           9.5" x 12.625"                  9.25" x 12.125"

13                           10" x 13"                          9.75" x 12.5"

booklet envelope

BUSINESS AND CORRESPONDENCE

Widely used for business and personal correspondence. Commercial and Side Seam flap styles are ideal for machine insertion.  Wallet flaps provide a large area ideal for imprinting. Square flaps are contemporary, but not recommended for machine insertion.

TYPE                      SIZE                               ENCLOSURE

6 1/4                       3.5" x 6"                           3.25" x 5.75"

6 3/4                      3.625" x 6.5"                     3.5" x 6.25"

8 5/8                      3.625" x 8.625"                 3.5" x 8.375"

7                             3.75" x 6.75"                     3.5" x 6.5"

Monarch(7 3/4)    3.875" x 7.5"                     3.75" x 7.25"

9                            3.875" x 8.875"                 3.75" x 8.675"

9(Policy)               4" x 9"                              3.75" x 8.5"

10                          4.125" x 9.5"                      4" x 9.25"

DL                         4.313" x 8.625"                 4.125" x 8.375"

11                           4.5" x 10.375"                    4.25" x 10.125"

12                          4.75" x 11"                          4.5" x 10.75"

14                          5" x 11.5"                           4.75" x 11.25"

16                          6" x 12"                             5.75" x 11.75"

business and corespondence

CATALOG

Center seam makes this style more durable for mailing heavy-weight materials. These envelopes cannot be processed through inserting equipment or run through a laser printer. They open on the shorter side.

TYPE                      SIZE                               ENCLOSURE

1                              6" x 9"                           5.75" x 8.75"

1 3/4                        6.5" x 9.5"                      6.25" x 9.25"

3                              7" x 10"                          6.75" x 9.5"

6                              7.5" x 10.5"                     7.25" x 10"

8                             8.25" x 11.25"                  8" x 10.75"

9 3/4                       8.75" x 11.25"                  8.5" x 10.75"

10 1/2                       9" x 12"                          8.75" x 11.5"

12 1/2                      9.5" x 12.5"                      9.25" x 12"

13 1/2                      10" x 13"                          9.75" x 12.5"

14 1/2                      11.5" x 14.5"                      11.25" x 14"

15                            10" x 15"                          9.75" x 14.5"

15 1/2                      12" x 15.5"                        11.75" x 15"

 

catalog

SQUARE

This unusual shape attracts attention to contents. Square envelopes are non-standard and require additional postage to mail.

TYPE                      SIZE                               ENCLOSURE

5"                             5" x 5"                           4.75" x 4.75"

5 1/2"                        5.5" x 5.5"                      5.25" x 5.25"

6"                             6" x 6"                           5.75" x 5.75"

6 1/2"                       6.5" x 6.5"                      6.25" x 6.25"

7"                              7" x 7"                           6.75" x 6.75"

7 1/2"                        7.5" x 7.5"                       7.25" x 7.25"

8"                             8" x 8"                            7.75" x 7.75"

8 1/2"                       8.5" x 8.5"                       8.25" x 8.25"

9"                             9" x 9"                            8.75" x 8.75"

9 1/2"                       9.5" x 9.5"                       9.25" x 9.25"

10"                           10" x 10"                          9.75" x 9.75"

13 1/2"                      13.5" x 13.5"                     13.25" x 13.25"

SQUARE ENVELOPE

ENVELOPE TYPES AND SIZES IN MINNEAPOLIS, MN

When it comes to envelopes, Alphagraphics of Minneapolis can help you stand out, and get noticed.

We have been in the printing business for over 20 years. Mailings and envelopes are second nature to us. When you come to AlphaGraphics in Minneapolis, you can trust that you are in good hands. Our professionals will help you decide which type or size envelope best suits your needs and business. With our production crew and designers working hand in hand, you get the best of both worlds: excellent design and excellent execution.

MAKE A LASTING FIRST IMPRESSION

Want to make a lasting first impression? Some clients choose to think outside the box, and have their envelopes printed on specialty paper, such as linen or felt. Here at Alphagraphics in Minneapolis we’re creative and innovative, but also practical. When printing on different finishes, it is important to know how each material will not only affect your text, but also how it may affect your colors and logo graphic. This is why having a diverse team of designers and production artists working together is a huge advantage. We can help steer you in a direction that will ensure the unique envelope look you want, without jeopardizing your brand or the legibility of your message. To learn more about different features and finishes, visit our envelopes page.

FROM DAINTY TO SIZEABLE, AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN

We print envelopes in all shapes and sizes, so if you’re looking for a wide selection, you’ve come to the right place. What does your business need and want in an envelope? Check out the handy guide below to get an idea of what some of our clients have looked for.

 

  • Branded. This is a popular service that gets your business noticed right out of the mailbox. Order envelopes with your information and logo printed on them today!

  • Colored envelopes. Make a bold statement with envelopes in assorted shades and hues.

  • Embossed. Let your brand stand out—literally—with our custom embossing.

  • Tiny. We print specialty envelopes that are so small they can’t be mailed!

  • Huge. And, we print catalog envelopes that are great for mailing large, heavy-weight materials.

  • Square. Rectangular envelopes are seen every day, but square envelopes stand out in a crowd. (This is one instance where “being a square” is a really good thing!)

  • Think about the contents. What will you be using these envelopes for? Mailings? Invitations? Invoices? Maybe you need some envelopes for general office correspondence and others for a specific purpose.

  • What’s in a flap? Depending on the style of envelope you choose, you may also have to choose your style of flap. From Commercial to Side Seam and Wallet to Square, our team can help you decided which flap is right for you.

AREAS WE SERVE

Our Minneapolis commercial print center offers envelope printing services on various types of envelope types and sizes in Minneapolis and the west metro, including Plymouth, Minnetonka, Golden Valley, St. Louis Park and Edina. 

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