Spectrum are based in Stockport, Greater Manchester,
started out as a printing firm in 1922 and has been run by its
present management since 1988.

The company has been producing high quality, durable
products for more than 40 years. We take great pride in our
work and were the first encapsulating company in the UK to hold both the ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001, proving that we’re
passionate about quality and the environment.

We offer a wide variety of services such as digital printing, litho printing, screen printing and print finishing all under one
roof. You name it, we’ve printed on it: paper, board, card, vinyl, plastics, metals, plus many more. We back this up with a full
range of in-house finishing services including lamination, encapsulation, binding, barcoding and die-cutting.

Spectrum are the UK’s leading manufacturer and supplier
of plastic cards as well as providing over 80% of Libraries
with membership cards

Screen Printing

We have a dedicated screen printing
production unit, with experienced and
knowledgeable staff on hand to produce
high quality screen printed items.

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Encapsulation

Encapsulation seals printed material
between two layers of polyester, producing
an extremely durable and waterproof
plastic product.

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Litho Printing

With a running speed of 13,000 sheets per
hour our machine allows speedy
turnaround times.

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Die Cutting

With our unique, custom-made, fully
automated die cutter we have a capacity of
75K cards per hour – and that’s fast!

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Binding

Give your books a professional look with
Wiro or Spiral binding. You may also wish
to expand your stationery products such as
diaries and other items.

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Digital Printing

Speedy Canon Image press producing
precision printing with consistent results .

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Our Products

Testimonials

JP, Carlow Central Library


I just wanted to say a big Thank You to you for all your help over the past few months. We now have the cards and have started distributing them today (so far so good!). Please pass my thanks along to all who helped in the process.

James Willdig, Spiral Colour


Absolute fantastic turn around, brilliant service. Thank you very much!!

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