Plant list overview
We currently have all the standard finishing capabilities of a B3 and B2 print house, with booklet stitching, folding, die cutting, kiss cutting, embossing, programmatic guillotining, drilling, shrink wrapping .
For laminating we have two companies who operate on a 24 hour process. They are readily available to provide their services to us.
Specialised work like perfect binding, thread sewn booklets or foiling is also outsourced locally to specialised finishers.
We have a selection of finishing processes in the digital department involving creasing, stitching, die cut tabbing with a selection of either wire or comb binding.
We have great strength in all departments with experienced staff who operate shift patterns that coincide with our litho minders. Our other onsite facilities include……
Design & Repro
4 x iMacs
Running up-to-date versions of all relevant print and design based software.
Agfa Acento CTP
CTP for imaging up to B2 size plates with Epson 7800 Proofer, running the latest version of Apogee X 7.1 Workflow from proof to plate to press.
SM74 5 col
B2 Heidelberg Speedmaster 74 5 colour press.
SM52 5 col
B3 Heidelberg Speedmaster 52 5 colour press. Numbering and perforating attachments.
We run the Bodoni colour management system enabling us to achieve excellent consistent colour balance.
Rank Xerox 700
Latest Xerox 700 digital press installed Dec 2011. With inline folding and stitching.
2nd Digital Press Rank Xerox 700
Latest installed 2013 with personalisation software and high pile feeder.
VersaCAMM digitally prints and die- cuts decals, signs, labels, etc., quickly and precisely.
1 x Transit Connect small van.
1 x Transit LWB large van.
We also run Accura MIS structured specifically to our needs for Estimating, Order Processing, Invoicing, Stock Control and Client History.
Fully programmable B1 guillotine.
B2 Folding machine with multiple fold capacity and up to 8 plates for folding.
Heidelberg Cylinder for die cutting, creasing and embossing, B2 size.
5 station with feeder
10 station collator within inline fold, stitch (saddle, flat, loop) and trim.