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Tools of the trade


Our tools of the trade

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Tools of the trade


Our tools of the trade

Print is what we know and love.

Meeting the client at the start of every project helps us understand how their print is currently managed, and suggest ways of improving the quality and efficiency. And when it comes to production, you can get involved as much or as little as you like.

We live in the digital age, but there’s still a place for traditional methods. With our know-how, skill and heritage, we can make them work together.

Providing paper engineered dummies – free of charge – is just one way we help you specify the right budget, quality, print and method to arrive at the perfect solution. And when help is needed, expert advice is just a phone call or meeting away.

Estimating

DDS Accura print estimating system

Repro

  • Agfa Acento II plate setter with online processor
  • Agfa Apogee prepress workflow
  • Apogee impose imposition software
  • Gmg colorproof rip
  • Lacie 2big network 2 raid server
  • 3 x Apple mac pro workstations (2 x 2GHz dual-core intel xeon)
  • Ait tape drive and ait turbo drive
  • Dolly Drive Secure Online Backup (256 Bit AES Encryption)
  • Epson 4870 scanner
  • Epson 7800 a2+ proofer (colour)
  • High speed fibre broadband (78mb download, 20mb upload) for data transfer
  • Secure file upload/download to our dedicated webserver

Print

  • Komori Lithrone 526 5 colour press - max sheet 660mm x 480mm
  • Komori Spica b2 convertible perfecting offset - 4/0 or 2/2
  • Xerox J75 full colour digital press with inline finishing, booklet maker and box fold book binding (full fiery rip with impose)
  • Xerox DC700 full colour digital press with inline finishing and booklet maker (full fiery rip with impose)
 

Finishing

  • Heidelberg Stitchmaster st270
  • Coltec 14 station section collator
  • Perfecta guillotine
  • Schneider Senator guillotine
  • Bonelli folder
  • Brehmer folder
  • Boston stitcher
  • Heidelberg cylinder sb - max sheet 540mm x 770mm
  • 2x Heidelberg platens
  • Iram 16 - 4 headed drilling machine
  • Shrink wrap system

Special Finishing
services available

  • Gloss/matt laminating
  • UV varnishing
  • Foil blocking
  • Cutting forme making
  • Section sewing
  • Wiro binding
  • Perfect binding
  • Display & packaging
  • Remoist gumming