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Preprint is a flexographic print process whereby paper reels are printed before corrugating, thus achieving a high quality finish.

It is seen as a cost effective production method over other printing techniques and achieves bright, bold colours.

Preprint liner is available in up to 6 or 8 colours and we use a precise ink blending system that allows us to print any colour from a Pantone book. We offer preprint liner in the following applications:

Flood Colour

  • 100% coverage of one single colour on corrugated board
  • No origination costs
  • Suitable for range consolidation into generic packaging

Random Repeat

  • Wall paper effect showing a logo, brand or company name.
  • Suitable for range consolidation into branded packaging
  • Improved efficiencies in ordering, control and stockholding of packaging

Cut to Register

  • Fully bespoke to every pack
  • Delivers clean, crisp and eye catching graphics
  • Differentiates your products in a competitive retail environment 

Technical characteristics

  • 6 colour print with colour-to-colour register as low as 0.25mm
  • 8 colour print with colour-to-colour register as low as 0.2mm
  • Pantone referencing and colour matching
  • Protective barrier coatings and special varnishes available
  • Water based inks and metallic inks available
  • No flute shadow on packaging  

Typical applications

  • Retail packaging
  • Food and drink packaging
  • Consumer goods packaging
  • Industrial packaging
  • Protective packaging
  • Postal packaging 


Please note this product is only available in Europe