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What happens if your print supplier ceases trading?

It’s a known fact that the print industry has faced tough times. These are far from over. Even with an improving economy, old and poorly maintained machines, and lack of investment can catch a company out quickly. Recent news of another major closure in the print industry has once again caused panic and uncertainty. Should […]

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Warners investment update – All systems go

After the recent installation and final testing of our new Muller Martini Allegro perfect/PUR binder, live production has started today with the first job being perfect bound this afternoon. The new machine adds firepower to our existing bindery, but also for the first time allows us to PUR bind work in house. If you’ve never […]

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Brochure printing news – Asset International

Thanks Nick – we’ve just received a box in the office and I’m pleased to say it’s a really great finish. Thank you to everyone there for a good first job with us.  We will definitely use you guys again. Joe McGrath | Asset International

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Heard of “Cutstar” but don’t know what it means?

Cutstar is actually the machinery name rather than the process it is associated with. There are other machines that do the same, or similar, Mabeg being one of them So what does it do? It is a machine that enables web reels to be sliced into sheets in front of the feeder of a sheet […]

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Going naked doesn’t always have to upset the neighbours!

Naked is one of those words that conjures up all sorts of images. Some perhaps best forgotten! Maybe it’s not the best chosen word for a print/mail process, albeit it does have a habit of raising eyebrows whenever it is mentioned. If you mail out all or part of your job, magazine or brochure, have […]

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How does a perfecting press work and how can it save you money?

The term itself is often misunderstood.  It has nothing to do with the quality of what comes off the machine. A printing press that can “perfect” means it can print both sides of the sheet in one pass through the press. The alternative is to print one side of the sheet, change all the plates and […]

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Warners bindery investment update

We have now taken out internal walls and opened up our bindery to create space for the new equipment which starts being installed this week. The new Muller Martini Alegro perfect binder will begin to arrive from Italy this week. This new machine also allows us to PUR bind, and is the first time we’ve […]

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Environmental News

Lloyds Register Quality Assurance have recently completed a 3 day environmental audit of our company, and as a result of this we are delighted to have again been re-certified with ISO 14001 For anyone who isn’t aware,  ISO 14001 is an internationally accepted standard that outlines an effective environmental management system. It is designed to […]

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Reduce print costs by converting to a self-cover

Having the luxury of a heavier weight cover on your magazine, brochure or catalogue can be costly. If your publication is perfect bound or PUR bound, you unfortunately have no choice; the process requires a separate outer cover. If however, your publication is stitched, have you thought about going self-cover? This effectively means the publication will […]

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What does “creep” mean and how can you avoid it?

The word creep conjures up all sorts of negative images and that’s not really much different in print. Is there actually a positive sense in which the word can be used? Although not sinister as such, creep in print has been the ruin of many a catalogue or brochure. So, what exactly is creep? Creep generally […]

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