March 7th 2017 in Technology, Environment

Harvesting used water reduces costs

The days have long gone where printers create film and then expose the image onto plates using a print down frame. Making plates for the press is now completely automated. Once a customer approves their Epson proofs the files are sent to the plate processor where a set of lasers fire the image into the surface of the waterless plate


February 28th 2017 in Technology, Environment, Uncategorised

Voltage Power Optimiser

I love green technology that continues to pay you back! We purchased this Voltage Power Optimiser around 10 years ago. This is an electrical energy saving device which is installed in series with the main electricity supply to provide a reduced supply voltage to our site equipment. It saves in the region of 12% p.a. on our electric bill which in


February 10th 2017 in Environment

Park Lane Installs LED lighting throughout business

Park Lane has installed LED lighting throughout the offices and factory. SMARTech energy consultants used the data collected to produce an energy reduction plan for the business.  This plan identified opportunities to reduce energy consumption considerably at the site with a very quick payback on investment, also make significant reductions in


September 27th 2016 in Company, Environment

The Bath Chronicle Business Awards – Environmental Business of the Year 2016!!

We’re delighted to announce that we’ve WON the award for Environmental Business of the Year at The Bath Chronicle Business Awards.Park Lane Press has had in place an environmental management system since 2002. The award went to the which has shown outstanding commitment to manage the environmental impact of its business or has developed its


May 5th 2016 in Environment, Services

Park Lane Press Goes Back to School

Today was my first venture back into the classroom at Hinchley Wood School to share my knowledge and experiences of an Environmental Management System with GCSE Business Studies students, using Park Lane Press as a case study. The exercise was a good opportunity to reflect on how far Park Lane Press have come from when we first introduced our


March 14th 2016 in Company, Environment

Park Lane Press Partner with The Partners in aid of The Big Draw

On the 10th March I attended a fabulous event at Christies, It’s Our World Auction.  Park Lane Press were proud to be the print sponsors of the invites and catalogue, the design was donated by The Partners, and paper by Arjo Wiggins Graphic Papers. The Auction featured artworks by over 40 leading artists, inspired by the landscape,