National Flexible has an unequalled capacity for film conversion and printing. In house capacity is allied to printing partnerships with key suppliers to enhance our product range.
Extremely well done for turning this emergency film print run into a reality. The film ran perfectly all last night and is running well today. Very much appreciate your efforts in making this happen, thank you very much”
Richard Shaw, Wholebake
100% customer recommendation as a film supplier, 2017 customer survey
All technical pre-press management undertaken in-house. All origination and repro managed in the UK.
Our team will provide free of charge
- Artwork meeting support service
- Film selection service where appropriate
- Trial reels where appropriate
- Pre-press technical service
- Cutter guide and layout service
- Critical path delivery schedule
- Step by step QA checks
- Guaranteed technical press pass on all designs
National Flexible has an in house slitting capacity for the production of some 5000 tonnes per annum, in addition, our print and film converting partners have the following
Print conversion capacity
|Flexographic printing||12 presses|
|Gravure printing||8 presses|
National Flexible has a unique group of print partners not only in the UK and Europe but worldwide. These partnerships allied to the Stock Requisition System (S.R.S.) provide our customers with the widest choice of print options allied to a guaranteed 2-3 day delivery package.
Print checking procedures
Be it gravure, flexographic or digital we take a “step by step” approach to all aspects of print and lamination from initial design concepts through to delivery, this includes in house management and control of the origination process in addition to inspection by our graphic design staff.
As each step is taken it is subject to a comprehensive checking procedure. It is this process that enables us to achieve our 99% customer satisfaction rating for our printed film supply.
National Flexible are brilliant problem solvers. We just tell Brett what we want, when we want it and it arrives. His technical and logistical help is invaluable to us. He is a welcome extension to our team
Paul Wilson, TAG (Kinder)
Graphic and pack design service
This is a unique and cost effective in house service to our customers which includes design concepts, pack design in addition to brand development.
Its major benefits are;
- Graphic design which specialises in food packaging presentation
- Economical designs produced with the flexible print process in mind
- Rapid turnaround increases speed to market
- Lower cost than using large design companies
- Easier and quicker, keeps print all under “one roof”
Digital print mock-up & pack design service
The production of “finished packs” showing shape, size, feel and graphics are an important marketing tool when proposing new packs and/or packaging formats. These digital printed packs provide a cost effective solution to test marketing new ideas and concepts to customers, focus groups or simply others in the senior management team.
From a mere handful to hundreds we can design, produce and provide this digital print package to reduce the risks which can be involved in launching new packaging designs or concepts.