Antalis was created in 2000 through the mergers of 40 international distribution companies around the world. Today it is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sequana. Our visionary approach to the market and the shared experience and business strengths of all these players have made us the leading merchant in Europe.
Through harmonised manufacturing and sales, shared supply and logistics systems, a unique brand and positioning, a global market approach and extensive local expertise, Antalis, is able to offers its customers the widest and most consistent range of products and services.
The BPIF is the principal business
support organisation representing the UK print, printed packaging and graphic
communication industry. It is one of the country's leading trade associations. The
federation strives to ensure their members’ requirements come first. Through
listening to their needs they have developed an unrivalled range of products
and services that provide the highest standard of support for printers to grow
and develop healthy, sustainable and profitable businesses. They also offer a
wide range of opportunities for networking both regionally and nationally,
including prestigious events, special interest groups and popular short courses
on a wide range of topics.
For more info please email email@example.com
Canon (UK) Ltd is the UK & Ireland marketing and sales operation for Canon Inc., employing around 2,000 people.
Founded in 1937 with the specific goal of making the best quality camera available to customers, Canon’s tireless passion for the Power of Image has since extended its technology into many other markets and has established it as a world leader in both consumer and business imaging solutions. Its solutions comprise products, ranging from digital compact and SLR cameras, through broadcast lenses and portable X-ray machines, to multi-function and production printers, all supported by a range of value added services.
Canon invests heavily in R&D to deliver the most innovative products and services to satisfy customers’ creative needs. From amateur photographers to professional print companies, Canon enables each customer to realise their own passion for image.
Clarity Software is the UK’s leading estimating, quoting and production software for the print, sign and digital industry. It’s the secret superpower trusted by thousands of printers to save time, streamline processes, improve margins and make more profit.
Leading companies such as Hollywood Monster, Impression and Express Print have transformed their businesses through Clarity’s integrated software, reducing overheads and increasing efficiency and profits.
We’re looking for more progressive print companies who want to grow in 2017. If that’s you, come to Stand E65 to find out more and join us for a cupcake and glass of champagne!
Clinical Print Finishers aim to add value to print by providing innovative miniature & specialist print finishing solutions to the trade and end users. With over 40 machines in production and over 40 year’s experience, Clinical have the best facility for small format specialist print finishing in Europe.
In the last 15 years, Clinical have invested over £5,000,000 in new equipment sourced from Europe and the US. Much of this investment has been in equipment that has been the first of a kind in the UK as well as in bespoke machines that have been built within Clinical’s in-house engineering facility.
Clinical place a premium on providing a timely, friendly and competitive service coupled with high quality standards. The impressive range of specialist and miniature finishing services include; folding, stitching, die-cutting, Z fold cards, glued booklets, ram punching and pharmaceutical Outserts and inserts.
Close Brothers Asset Finance specialise in the provision of flexible finance options for SMEs in the print sector.
Operating nationwide, our experts have more than 30 years industry experience and offer a range of finance solutions tailored to meet a business’ needs.Our finance model values the assets of a business and therefore allows customers to tailor their repayments and their profile to the expected lifecycle of the machinery.
We pride ourselves on a history of lending through all economic cycles and the strong relationships we have with our customers.
Call 020 8003 0744 or visit www.closeassetfinance.co.uk/print for more information.
With unparalleled industry experience, for over two decades, Compart has consistently helped print and enterprise businesses improve operational efficiency with fast and flexible processing of high-volume data and document flow – delivering bespoke output internally or externally, on paper or digitally, anytime and anywhere they are required. The DocBridge® software functionality spans, but is not limited to optimisation, conversion and modification of document formats with quality assurance for compliance.
We enable print businesses to say “Yes” to any print ready data, win more print volumes and effectively enable this to be “production enabled” for their printing operation, irrespective of printer type or finishing processes. We have already enabled a significant number of the top UK PSP and MSP (Print and Marketing Service Providers) as customers.
Innovations in Print and Document Processing include:
• Any Job to Any Printer (Laser, Inkjet, Cut Sheet/CF/Inkjet)
• Printstream Conversion and Modification (e.g. add barcodes, change address position)
• Colour Processing (matching, coverage analysis), “White Paper” Factory
• Add Messages and Adverts with “White Space Management”
• Multi-Channel Hybrid Mail
• Multi-Channel Database Driven Output Management
• Mailsorting/MailmarkTM Royal Mail
• In-bound Document Processing
• QA Testing and Analysis Tools
• Accessibility (PDF/UA)
• ADF (Automated Document Factory, print and mail) and “End to End” Workflow
• Archive Enablement and Migration.
Compart’s technology, support and project management teams serve more than one thousand clients in over 45 countries across the banking, insurance, retail, print services, telecommunications, utilities and healthcare industries. Compart is also chosen as an exclusive technology provider by leading print vendors in the industry. The company is recognised as an industry leader in driving innovation and delivering world class solutions.
Custom Gateway are a cloud based software platform, digital content database & supplier network for creating & delivering customisable or on demand products. We offer everything you need to publish, sell & fulfil amazing personalised products profitably
• Print On Demand Or Personalised Products
• No Stock Required
• National & International Dropship Supplier Network
• Unlimited Range of Design Options
• The Easiest Way to Access New Markets
• Add Your Brand to 1000’s of Unique Products
Luxury event stationery specialist and print finishers Cutture will be showcasing its high-end laser cutting services at this year’s exhibition.
Cutture is one of the few companies in the UK to use a Motioncutter, giving you access to quality laser cutting, widening the services your business can offer.
Choosing Cutture gives you the benefits that come with a meticulous and skilled production team, our determination to offer the best customer service possible, and our willingness to try new ways of achieving excellence, so that we can produce the best work you.
Please visit us at stand E81, or contact us to arrange an appointment.
Denmaur Independent Papers are one of the UK’s largest paper merchants, offering paper solutions for designers & end users, publishers and printers alike.
With over 30 years’ experience working with some of the world’s best known magazine brands, Denmaur Independent Papers aim to be the first choice independent supplier of fine papers. Our friendly, knowledgeable and motivated staff aspire to lead the industry by delivering innovative, customer focussed solutions.
Denmaur offers a comprehensive range of quality stock papers for litho and digital printing. Top paper brands such as Amadeus, UPM Fine and UPM Finesse as well as the renown Revive recycled grade – all supported by first class environmental certification such as the EUTR, FSC and PEFC. All that and Denmaur are the first UK merchant to be carbon balanced !
Duplo International provides finishing and printing equipment to all types of print operations across Europe, the Middle East and Africa enabling them to become more successful and to create new opportunities in the markets they serve.
The company vision statement declares that this is about ‘enabling our customers to turn paper into great communication’. This drives development of a complete range of products for finishing print in the most effective, profitable and quality-focused way possible.
As the world’s foremost imaging innovator, Kodak provides leading graphic communications solutions for companies of all sizes with a wide range of patented technologies and products. With a unique collection of printing capabilities that deliver digital, offset or hybrid printing strategies, Kodak enables companies in the UK print industry to expand their businesses and deliver higher-impact communications to their customers. Kodak draws from over 100 years of experience and over 7,500 commercial imaging patents and patent applications to deliver leading solutions for today’s business customers.
Fenner Paper has developed over 30 years to become one of the leading independent paper merchants in the UK. We have a wide range of speciality products of interest to printers and designers who need creative and distinctive paper solutions. We represent some of the best manufacturers in Europe with a range including papers and board for print, packaging and box covering. At Printweek Live we are showing our whole collection, particularly showcasing the range of products produced at Reflex Paper in Germany. Fenner Paper will also be launching a new product called Dolcelicious, a luxurious food-contact approved paper from British master papermaker James Cropper.
Fujifilm Graphic Systems focus on delivering technically advanced solutions that help you produce superb, high quality print whatever the technology to give your business the competitive edge.
Learn how Fujifilm inkjet technology can change the dynamics of your business with ultra-high quality, short run commercial print that can be produced quickly, and efficiently. See how forward-thinking print companies are using their investment in inkjet technology, specifically the Jet Press 720S, to create opportunities and revenue from new markets.
Heidelberg UK is a comprehensive supplier to the printing industry. It not only supplies prepress, press (litho and digital) and postpress equipment but also workflow, consumables, spares, service and support packages. It is the graphic arts company with the “can do” attitude and with the choice to enable customers to make the right buying decisions. In offset it can supply conventional, UV, LED-UV, LE-UV and Anicolor options. In digital it has toner and inkjet options for commercial and packaging users. But it is its consultancy and ability to provide complete packages and solutions to production issues that marks it out.
The UK arm was set up in 1975 and is the fifth largest market for Heidelberg which operates in 170 countries. Having both offset and digital products it can offer objective advice on press investment and its expertise in areas like colour, quality, productivity and the environment mean it can provide informed options to help customers equip to meet their current and future needs. The Heidelberg brand is synonymous with reliability, quality, responsibility and value for money.
Infigo Software provides technology to help businesses across a wide variety of verticals to grow and evolve. It is a market leader in e-commerce, personalised print and marketing engagement solutions designed to deliver competitive advantage to its clients. Infigo’s easy-to-use and intuitive cloud based software provides beautiful, customisable storefronts, workflow efficiencies that save time and money, new market and revenue opportunities, and brand engagement solutions that stand out from the competition. The comprehensive suite of products offered by its Catfish platform deliver unrivalled flexibility and a great user experience to its B2B and B2C customers in a plethora of businesses. From commercial printers, packaging and label suppliers to retail, estate agents, franchises, educational facilities, and many more, Infigo Software has seen its client base grow rapidly since it launched in 2010.
Infigo software prides itself on being innovative and customer centric, working with clients to meet their business objectives. In addition to offering exceptional products, Infigo has also recently invested in an in-house digital marketing arm, Netkandi, to offer its clients a complete end to end product and service package that gets their products to market, and a robust strategy to get customers to their door.
Visit www.infigosoftware.com to find out more about how Infigo Software revolutionises businesses.
Intelligent Finishing Systems is a leading supplier of finishing equipment to the graphic arts sectors in the United Kingdom and Ireland. As the exclusive distributor of Horizon quick-response finishing it has a product portfolio of market-leading automated systems in many of the key finishing disciplines – including folding, perfect binding and saddlestitching.
It also partners other world-class manufacturers such as Perfecta, Dürselen, Foliant, Petratto, SCS, Italdibipack and LasermaxRoll Tecnau. As such it is able to offer the most advanced finishing solutions – from stand alone entry level systems to integrated lines and complex configurations.
IST (UK) is the expert in UV, LED-UV and LE-UV printing and coating and offers a retrofit service to sheetfed and narrow web printers wanting to switch to one of these options. At PrintWeekLive! experts on the stand will be happy to field questions about any matter UV or to discuss specific applications or technical issues.
IST (UK) is based in a 400m² facility in Skipton which includes training and presentation areas, systems and spares storage as well as being the main base for the sales and service team.
The company is a subsidiary of IST METZ GmbH, the company founded by Gerhard Metz in 1977 and which today employs about 500 staff and has 15 subsidiaries around the world. The company works with a number of the top suppliers to the trade on an OEM basis as well as direct with printers.
As a business partner the production printing industry, Konica Minolta offers you advice, support, and consultancy to enable your business to adopt and integrate automated workflows and professional production solutions.
A key initiative for Konica Business solutions is to provide its customers with the ability to connect learn and grow. We are pleased to be the key sponsor of PROKOM - Konica Minolta user association.
PROKOM is a member community of Konica Minolta users run by the members for the members.
The PROKOM community focuses on improving members businesses through continuous development, 360 feedback and knowledge sharing. PROKOM members are our greatest asset and we take pride in investing in their future.
Morgana, part of the Plockmatic Group, is a leading developer and supplier of finishing solutions for the digital print sector, and has developed strong alliances with all the key digital print engine providers for offline and inline solutions.
We will be displaying key products from the extensive range of finishing equipment, including the new DigiFold Pro 385 for perfect folding and creasing. The BM500 bookletmaker, complete with the VF602 Vacuum feeder will be demonstrated producing 200 page booklets.
The AeroCut Prime multi-functional finisher, with barcode reader that enables the machine to read a barcode for seamless job change will also be on show.
Mtivity is transforming the way marketing services firms worldwide deliver value to clients. Mtivity’s Marketing Acceleration Platform automates and streamlines complex processes throughout the marketing supply chain, accelerating revenue-generating campaigns to market while generating substantial savings that can be reinvested to drive growth. Built from the ground up to meet the needs of marketing services firms with large, global clients, Mtivity’s Marketing Acceleration Platform provides real-time visibility and controls in a secure, modern, multi-tenant cloud architecture. Using Mtivity, marketing teams can source, create, collaborate, and execute campaigns with unprecedented speed and quality. Learn more at www.mtivity.com.
Optimus is looking forward to exhibiting at PrintWeekLive; and showcasing Optimus dash, the EDP award winning Management Information System designed specifically to cater for all methods of Digital, Litho, Screen and Specialist Print Production, as well as non printed items.
Whether you need 1 user or 100+ users, Optimus can become an integral part of your strategic decision making, as key trends showing bottlenecks and profitability are easily highlighted.
Software modules to help automate the fundamentals of Estimate and Job Bag Creation, along with an integrated approach to Stock Control, Purchasing, E Commerce and Accounts, have in some companies increased productivity fourfold!
For PrintWeekLive, Optimus will be demonstrating unique 4 way integration with XMPie uStore; and real time communication with Xerox FreeFlow Core; all of these products combine to enable rapid online ordering and seamless workflow capability.
'If you can produce it, Optimus dash can manage it!' and more profitably!
Pagination is cloud database publishing service provider.
Pagination lets you take data from any source (Excel, Access, SQL, eCommerce and more) and convert it into beautiful documents. The whole process is fully automated and the finished layouts are available as InDesign files and PDFs. You can produce catalogs, price lists, – just about anything that presents large amounts of information. Every layout is entirely customizable and suitable for use in print or online.
Plastic Card Services® is one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of plastic cards and associated services including card personalisation, direct mailing and fulfilment. We work with clients across multiple markets in the UK, Europe and Worldwide, including retail, finance, hotels, travel and leisure. Operating from a purpose-built manufacturing plant in Cheshire, we produce over 50 million plastic cards each year for FTSE 100 companies and household names including Slimming World, Coop Denmark, Booths, Showcase Cinemas and Ikea.
Our philosophy and practices are based on a high degree of flexibility and quality awareness, combined with technical expertise and outstanding customer service.
From A4 paper that we use in our offices through to the packaging board that protects our food products; and countless other uses, paper is an integral part of our daily life.
In this digital age of virtual reality, paper remains a trusted medium for communicating information and stimulating creative ideas. The look, feel and even smell of paper help to reinforce the retention of key messages and is unmatched for communicating quality.
Premier offers a choice of over 5,500 paper products including; office paper, digital paper, recycled paper, self adhesive sheets and labels, packaging board, graphical paper and board, postal packaging and envelopes; all from sustainable sources.
Leading supplier of large format printers, cutters, laminators, ink and media. Authorised reseller for Roland, Mimaki, Metamark and Vivid solutions.
Since launching over 15 years ago, printMAX has become a widely-recognised supplier of large format print solutions across the UK and Europe! We are dedicated in providing the very latest products from the industry’s leading manufacturers. Our strap-line of ‘exceeding expectation’ demonstrates the focus as a company for superior service to both new and existing customers.
Showcasing the latest Roland technology, with both Roll to Roll and UV Flatbed printers on display.
PrintWeek magazine - PrintWeek is the most widely read printing industry title in the UK, providing a true cross-section of the industry. Every fortnight, PrintWeek is sent to more than 8,300 printing professionals, ranging from small and medium enterprises to the largest and most influential printing companies in the UK. It has an unrivalled reputation for the best stories in printing and associated sectors, including paper and pre-media.
PrintWeek online - Printweek.com is the premier website for the print industry. An indispensable hub for anyone working in or connected with print, the site brings you up-to-the-minute news, in-depth analysis and comment and features covering all aspects of the print sector in the UK and across the globe.
PrintWeek jobs is the first place to visit if you are looking for a print job or a new career in the printing industry. From print management jobs and repro/pre-press jobs to presses and machinery jobs, the site includes positions for technologists, sales managers, engineers and many other freshly updated job opportunities.
Quinns strives to offer you a consistently superior service throughout your experience with them. This is achieved by combining quality printing practices, informative customer interactions, and excellent turnaround time at extremely competitive prices. Quinns ethos is defined by the commitment shown to outperform client's expectations.
Renz machines will make it easier to keep jobs in house, thus allowing you to maintain a quick turnaround and maximise the return on investment. High-quality adaptable German engineered systems for any loose leaf punching or binding style. From entry-level, hand-operated machines to fully automatic systems/production binding lines with fully automatic setup.
Ricoh is a global technology company that has been transforming the way people work for more than 80 years. Under its corporate tagline – imagine. change. – Ricoh continues to empower companies and individuals with services and technologies that inspire innovation, enhance sustainability and boost business growth. These include document management systems, IT services, production print solutions, visual communications systems, digital cameras, and industrial systems.
Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in approximately 200 countries and regions. In the financial year ending March 2016, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 2,209 billion yen (approx. 19.6 billion USD).
For further information, please visit www.ricoh.co.uk
In today’s highly competitive print environment, customers demand solutions that help give them a competitive edge. RISO will be officially launching their next generation full colour cut-sheet inkjet printer, the ComColor GD. The world’s fastest printer at 160 ppm, the ComColor GD is the flagship model of the ComColor Series, delivering higher print quality through the use of 5 inks. Compatible with fiery RIP, the cost effective ComColor GD is setting new standards in the production print market.
Visit us on Stand G5
Route One Print aims to offer more than just high quality, low-cost print to the trade. We view ourselves as partners with our customers and strive to add value through making the process of buying and selling print simple, stress free and timely while ensuring we do all we can to provide our customers with the right tools to make their business a success.
Solimar Systems is a leading developer of Customer Communication Management and Delivery solutions. Our solutions provide clients visibility into their operations while driving costs down; track the lifecycle of all jobs from receipt to multi-channel distribution; optimize and convert data and documents; manage production printing across the enterprise; ensure security access and compliance; and integrate composition, messaging and workflow tools into a universal web dashboard. With thousands of clients worldwide, including 70% of the Fortune 100, Solimar has integral, proven IT solutions that have benefited print and data centers for 25 years.
Stora Enso is a leading provider of renewable solutions in packaging, biomaterials, wooden constructions and paper on global markets. Our aim is to replace fossil based materials by innovating and developing new products and services based on wood and other renewable materials. We employ some 25 000 employees in more than 35 countries, and our sales in 2016 were EUR 9.8 billion.
Paper division provides best-in-class paper solutions for print media and office use. The wide selection covers papers made from recycled and fresh wood fibre. Our main customer groups include publishers, retailers, printing houses, merchants, converters and office suppliers.
technotrans will be at PrintWeekLive! (Stand B41) to discuss with visitors the latest developments in temperature control and conditioning for digital as well as litho applications. The company will also show their pumping solutions for conventional, UV, LED-UV or LE-UV printing. technotrans, has decades of experience in the printing industry, and helps printers from planning through to commissioning phases of product installations. Its service team can advise on ways to optimise its product performance, thus improving press productivity, efficiency, quality and sustainability. technotrans can also discuss its range of service and maintenance contracts, a growing part of its business, providing tangible benefits to users.
Tharstern are a market leading software house providing Management Information Systems to the printing, packaging and label industries. Their MIS is a fully integrated and modular system that can be configured to the requirements of each business. It has been installed in more UK sites than any other MIS solution, with nearly 700 companies selecting the Tharstern solution for their business. With its powerful estimating tool and purpose built CRM, the Tharstern MIS helps printing companies to speed up the estimating process, improve customer experience and stand out from the crowd. Tharstern are experts in workflow integration and have a team of specialists to help their customers integrate their hardware and software into one automated workflow. The software also has an open API which has been built to be friendly to other software systems, so a Tharstern customer knows that however their business develops in the future, their MIS can grow with them
Tradeprint is a technology led, e-commerce printing company and previous PrintWeek company of the year winner. Tradeprint is the enabler of choice to thousands of print businesses across the UK and a leading player in a highly competitive industry, with economies of scale and technological innovation, making print, accessible, reliable and leverageable for print, design and marketing professionals across the UK. As part of Cimpress, the world leader in mass customisation, Tradeprint have access to the largest print range in the UK.
Transeo Media is a leading independent system integrator offering a dynamic range of innovative software solutions, consultancy and specialist media to the printing, marketing and photo finishing markets.
At PrinweekLive! we will be showcasing the market leading Web to Print, Cross Media and VDP solutions developed by our partners EFI and DirectSmile along with the Photo book and Gift Solution developed by Taopix.
Our approach is to always take a consultative position and combined with our technical expertise and outstanding customer service, we support our customers as they choose the right technology for their business.
Visit (www.transeomedia.com) to see how we can help your business.
Nominated by its customers, Vivid Laminating Technologies recently won Supplier of the Year 2016 at the BAPC awards. Their range of Matrix Pneumatic Laminating Systems offer huge savings in costs and production times.
Not only can lamination be brought in-house with the award-winning Matrix, the systems will also create beautifully finished bespoke prints with Foiling and Spot UV-effects, with no need for expensive dies and set-up times.
The full range of Duplex and Pneumatic Matrix Systems can be fully automated with the addition of the new Auto-Feeder, now available for all 370 and 530 models.
Used by commercial printers, copy & print shops and digital printers to laminate business cards, menus, post cards, brochures, bespoke packaging & labels and more, the Matrix is an essential part of the print-finishing process.
Watkiss designs and manufactures innovative and reliable print finishing solutions to help printers improve quality and productivity in their finishing operations.
On show will be the new Plasti 350XP double-sided automatic laminator together with highlights of Watkiss’ extensive range, including a PowerSquare 224 bookletmaker, a Mohr guillotine and a Mamo perfect binder.
By choosing Watkiss as your print finishing partner, you get world-beating technology and an ongoing relationship that really makes a difference to your business.
Workflowz is a leading provider software in the graphic arts market. We have an amazing portfolio of best-of-breed solutions encompassing Web2print, Imposition, Packaging and PDF with associated professional services such as training, project management and support to enable our customers to get the most out of their investment.
We will be showing partner solutions including: Enfocus for PDF flight-checking and file process automation, CHILI publish for online document editing and visualisation that power many web2print solutions, IC3D the labelling and packaging design tool with stunning photorealistic rendering capabilities for product prototyping mockups.
Meet us on Stand E40 for a demo.
Since our earliest founding, Xerox has been a company driven to help organizations and people find better ways of working. We will always be known as the company that helped change the way the world shares information with the very first copier. But today, we are the company that is helping to change the way the world parks… shops… prints… learns… gets benefits… publishes… receives medical care… and, of course – works.
We believe improving the flow of work is core to helping our clients be more successful and making the world a better place. By providing our customers with business process services, printing equipment, and software and solutions, we enable greater productivity, efficiency, work capacity and personalization.
XMPie®, A Xerox Company, is the leading provider of software solutions for variable data printing (VDP), integrated cross-media communications, web-to-print and marketing automation. XMPie enables personalized communications with multiple touchpoints integrated across print and online media channels. Shown to achieve higher response rates and ROI, the XMPie architecture uniquely employs a modular approach in which data and business rules are synchronized, creating a truly holistic customer experience.