February 14th 2017 in Technology, Services

Which laminate should I use?

Lamination is a process where a very thin layer of plastic is applied to the surface of paper or card. It helps protect the print beneath.  It is also tear resistant and water resistant. Having materials laminated improves wear and tear in terms of handling, and potential damage from the sun There are several types of laminate available on the

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February 10th 2017 in Company, Services

2017 Calendar

Our 2017 desk top calendar has been distributed and we have had some fantastic feedback. The calendar was printed with 4 colour text and a pantone double hit to the cover and easel, with a anti-scuff laminate to the outer and finished with a gold coloured foil, a truly beautiful piece. After years of producing landscape wall calendars we felt

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May 12th 2016 in Company, Services

In The Pink

Its refreshing to see a client use a material that is adventurous, in this case its a cover going off to be foil blocked, the text has a similar colour throughout the document which is printed so I can't wait to see the finished result There are plenty of mid-range papers that can add value to a job at a reasonable price, without going to the

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May 6th 2016 in Technology, Services

Trouble with Dark Imagery?

The imagery used on this suite of A4 landscape brochures is stunning. Printed using the waterless process with a very heavy ink content (mainly black) throughout provides a real feel of quality. The specification includes soft touch laminated to the outer covers, gold foil and spot UV. The extra embellishments set off this promotional piece for

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May 6th 2016 in Company, Services

Paper Prices Due to Increase

In the next week or two paper prices will increase in the region of 6%, this is the first delivery of the paper we have forward ordered - its still not too late for you to order the stock in anticipation of the artwork if it isn't quite ready. Call us to discuss 01225 815

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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

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December 13th 2015 in Technology, Services

25 Years of Innovation

Park Lane were one of the first printers in the UK to offer waterless printing. Motivated by finding new and better ways of doing things, we gleaned the knowledge we needed to introduce the waterless process from contacts all over the world for the equipment to build our initial press. This passion for innovation and knowledge continues to drive

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