MBO at Fretwell Print & Direct Mail

The deal, which was completed last Tuesday (4th September 2018) sees the ownership of the £6m+ turnover Litho/Digital and Direct Mail Printer transfer to Andy Gillett and Gareth Pociecha who are now Joint Managing Directors, Andy has been Commercial Director for the last 20 years having originally joined the company in 1995, Gareth was previously Works Manager for nearly 15years. …

Fretwell Print & Direct Mail – February 2017

Increase in enclosing capacity. We’re pleased to announce the installation of a Bell & Howell Jumbo Inserting Machine. This 4 station ‘Jumbo’ machine brings extra capacity to the business and enables us to enclose up to 4 items into an envelope up to C4 in size at up to 6000 packs per hour.

Fretwell Print & Direct Mail – November 2016

Here’s a reminder to clients that Royal Mail postage prices increase on 3rd January 2017 for bulk mailings. Please be aware that if you are using Downstream Access Services, including our own CampaignMail Solution that the price rise will be implemented before the end of 2016. This ensures that anything injected in the Royal Mail chain for delivery after 3rd January is …

MailMark

Mailmark is Royal Mail’s barcode and optical technology for handling high quality, machine-readable bulk mailings. It replaces the traditional ‘town and crown’ die with a 2D barcode that carries all sorts of useful information for analysing and tracking your mailings. The good news is that Fretwell’s are now accredited by Royal Mail and DSA partners. For you that means it’s …

Digital Stamp Indicia

This option, used in conjuction with MailMark above allows us a lifelike postage stamp to be pre-printed on the outer envelope. Two designs are available, standard “Queen’s Head” and “Alice in Wonderland” designs for standard size letters. For Large Letters the “Queen’s Head” is the only design available.. Please contact us for more details.

Fretwell Print & Direct Mail – January 2016

We’re delighted to say that our brand new £1m Heidelberg XL75 – 5 colour press is now fully operational. The press was installed and tested in late December 2015 and enables Fretwell Print and Direct Mail to remain at the forefront of the industry within the UK & Ireland. Our sheetfed capacity has been boosted by 30% and enables us …

Fretwell Print & Direct Mail – December 2015

CampaignMail is the new service from Fretwell Print and Direct Mail specifically aimed, in the main, at Charities and Not for Profit Organisations. Although it may be of benefit and Financial Institutions too. But if you’re a charity and you want to mitigate the amount of VAT you pay on your Fundraising Packs then we have launched our CampaignMail website with more …

Fretwell Print & Direct Mail – October 2015

Clients can now benefit from our latest invetsment in brand new Ink Jet Technology. Fretwell Print and Direct Mail have just installed an AMS M1 Colour Envelope Printer. Our new offering means that clients can use Variable Data Printing in colour on an outer envelope thus allowing highly targetted mail to be delivered, and more importantly with more chance of …

Fretwell Print & Direct Mail – July 2015

We have made our largest investment to date circa £1m on the latest top of the range 18,000sph Heidelberg XL 75 5 colour press to be installed over the Christmas 2015 holiday period. This will boost our sheetfed capacity by 30%. At the same time we’re also upgrading to the latest Press Room software for the ultimate in Productivity/Quality and …