Our state of the art 10 colour Novaflex and two 8 colour Miraflex AM machines are 1300mm wide-web, printing up to 600m/per minute on film or paper down to 12Um, using special finishes including metallics, pearlescent textures, heat reactive (thermo-chromatic) inks and colour-shifting technology. We can also offer print of random number generated codes on the face or reverse for use in promotional prints on our 8 head domino unit.
Cost effective and recyclable, film printing is an ultra-lightweight option, making it highly economical for transportation and storage.
400m/per min capacity
The Tipografic factory prints around the clock, operating a four-shift system, seven days a week, and producing up to six million labels EVERY hour.
We print wet glue labels for a huge variety of clients across the food and drink industry. From everyday products to luxury items, we produce labels for all of the major supermarkets and global blue chip companies, for; cans, bottles, jars, chocolate wrappers, gift cards, tube composites and rigid box covers.
Printing on film or paper, from 60 GSM to 800 GSM thicknesses, we finish to the highest possible specification and accuracy, including: UV, spot UV and emulsion coatings, foil blocking, embossing, metallic papers and seven-colour print processes, all of which is regulated by our precision printing process, and spectrophotometric colour management technology.
Labels for Tins
Labels for Bottles
Labels for Jars
…with finishes and varnishes including spot UV, foil blocking, embossing, metallic papers and gloss and matt finishes. We can also add security details and duty declarations with special inks and coatings.
Our repro and pre-press facilities are on site, meaning every one of our jobs is characterised by colour consistency, rigorous quality control and attention to detail.
We also have a Lombardi label punch, giving us the capacity to print large and over-sized labels, with a maximum punch size of 360 x 360mm.
All of our finishing machines are designed to get the most out of each sheet, making your job more cost effective, and environmentally responsible: we currently recycle 100% of our factory waste.
Complementing our automated finishing lines, we have two camera driven fully automated inspection units which check each pack of litho labels for accuracy. They will reject any packs which do not match the specified standards giving you the ultimate reassurance that every stack and pack of labels is 100% accurate and labelled correctly.
Gift and phone cards can be printed in up to six colours, with spot UV, all over UV or laminated finishes.
On press, wet glue label jobs are controlled by our spectrophotometric colour management system for brand accuracy and outstanding printing, while our flexo-printing is controlled by Windmöller and Hölscher’s Easy-Col system – the first in the UK.
Tipografic also offers fixed colour palette printing for both wet glue and reel-fed production.
Techniques include everything from inline perforation and unique numbering to peelable labels, instant wins, scratch-off boxes and random collation – perfect for giveaways, competitions and special offers. And, of course, we provide special inks for printing HMRC Excise Duty declaration marks.
…and holds International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) certificates in both Quality Assurance (ISO9001) and Print Colour Management (ISO12647-2), plus the BRS/ IoP Global Standard for Packaging and Packaging Materials (Category 1).