Plant List

Software, Systems and Processes

Repro/Pre-press
Heidelberg Suprasetter A75 Generation 3 CTP with Print Ready PDF/JDF Workflow

Integrated Digital Proofing System (PrintSpec ISO12647-2 calibrated)
Secure FTP. Please contact us for your secure login user name and password.

All major software programs including Full Adobe Creative Suite (acrobat, illustrator, photoshop) & Quark

Printing
Heidelberg XL 75(B2): 5 colour + Coater with impress control
Maximum sheet 750 x 530

Heidelberg Speedmaster 74-4-PH (B2): 4 colour (2/2 Perfector) with axis control
Maximum sheet 745 x 20

Both presses are linked to a Prinect Axis Control system - a powerful color measurement system for effective quality assurance and control as well as Bodoni pressSIGN-5 colour management software.

Digital
Ricoh Pro C651EX SRA3 (330 x 487mm max) 4colour FOGRA Certified with full Graphics Art Premium package for variable data (Both text and Images)

Direct Mail
Buhrs BB300 6 x Stations Plus Friction Feeder. Driver Southall Checkweigher.
4 Way Taurus 3 Camera Matching System

Personalisation
2 x Konica Minolta (more details to follow)

Envelope & Variable Data Printing
M1 Colour Envelope Printer with variable data facility.

High Quality, Professional, Cost Effective Colour Printing up to C4
Print Quality Up To 1600 dpi for Sharp Graphics in Full Colour Or Monochrome

Print Finishing/Binding
Muller Prima 6 station + auto cover feed stitching line.

Heidelberg Stahl TH66 folder with continuous feed 66cm wide, 2xslitter and inline perforating vertical stacker
2 x B30 B1/B2 Folder (2x5 plate units), with Tri-Crease scoring/perforating facilities.

Polar 115X Plus Guillotine (1150mm) with Touch Screen

Wohlenberg MCS3 Guillotine (1150mm)

2 x Gordian JK-5 Ram Bundlers
Boston Stitcher
Iram 16 2/4 Hole Drill
2 x Smipack 5560 A3 Shrink Wrapper

An extensive range of handwork and contract packaging services.

 

Direct Mail Solutions

Data Processing: We can accept your data in many different formats, on CD, by e-mail or via secure FTP. We offer you a dedicated secure FTP space if necessary for upload of data and artwork files.

Fretwell Print & Direct Mail are registered with the UK ICO as a data handler and this also means we comply with the IDPC requirements too. So you know that your data is safe with us.

Data can be mailsorted and formatted as necessary to maximise discounts on your postal costs and we can also process data for  various Downstream Access carriers. We are also very experienced in PostAim sortation for the Republic of Ireland.During 2015 we will also be offering clients in the Republic of Ireland the option of Postcoding their data ready for the roll out of postcodes during the year..

If required we can also de-duplicate and suppress your data or run against PAF, National Change of Address, Gone Away Suppression or Mortascreen files to ensure maximum accuracy and savings.

Personalisation: However large or small your mailing is we have the solution to provide the most cost effective means of production.

We have 2 Konica Minolta BizHub high speed cut sheet laser printing machines taking sizes from A5 to oversize A3 and bespoke sizes in paper weights from 80 gsm to 350 gsm. We also operate several HP cut sheet lasers. All machines can print either simplex (single sided) or duplex (double sided)

Ink Jet Personalisation is also available in-house and this method allows heavier weights of paper to be personalised.

Finishing and Enclosing: All normal finishing is undertaken in-house. Our finishing department is equipped with guillotines and folding equipment to cater for a wide range of finished formats. We offer a wide range of enclosing options from DL through to C4 packs and can enclose practically any item in our hand room.

Hand enclosing is suitable for non-machineable items such as multi-personalised packs, jiffy bags, board back envelopes, polybags or mixed volume products.

Royal Mail: As an approved Partner in Quality with Royal Mailwe strive to deliver the best possible service to you via them. We have our own Royal Mail account and can docket your mail using this if required.

Downstream Access: Please call to discuss the various options available to you, we can also work with these providers on your behalf to negotiate postal cost savings.

Quality: Of course all of our services are covered by our existing ISO27001, ISO9001, ISO14001 and FSC Accreditations ISO12647-2. We are an certified Partner in Quality with Royal Mail.