Longridge Print Blog


Published date 15 Nov 2016Category Print Blog

Business Card

What Makes a Standout Business Card?A business card should be part of your marketing plan and should represent a professional image of your company that people you meet will remember. It's an extension of your brand and needs to convey the right information and message about who you are and what you do. Make... Read more >>


Published date 19 Oct 2016Category Print Blog

Christmas cards

Why Should Your Business Send Christmas Cards? Its so important to plan all promotional material in advance and naturally that applies to Christmas. It may not seem that Christmassy outside with warm autumnal weather but there are only a few weeks to go. Also, dont forget last posting... Read more >>


Published date 21 Sep 2016Category Print Blog

Direct Mail Advertising Can Be Very Profitable For Your Business

Why is Direct Mail so effective as a marketing strategy

Why is Direct Mail So Effective as a Marketing Strategy? What Is Direct Mail?Direct Mail includes a wide variety of marketing materials which are sent through the post and can target either a consumer or business market or both. In many cases, the mailing is directed to a target... Read more >>


Published date 08 Jun 2015Category Print Blog

Last week, we featured in the Print Week magazine, talking about our web to print service that we offerClick here to see the article... Read more >>


Published date 29 Sep 2013Category Print Blog

Longridge get Web to Print

The web to print process at Longridge Print

Exciting new things here at Longridge, with the introduction of our new Web-to-print service!It is a great new way of producing print directly from a web-based interface with minimal user intervention. Our software can be used to create bespoke web sites for single or multi-vendor businesses, with options to... Read more >>


Published date 13 Aug 2012Category Print Blog

Our Coating abilities

We're recently had the opportunity to utilise the coating unit on ourHeidelberg press on a few jobs which have fallen outside the remit of ourusual workflow, and have been really rather impressed with the results.We've always had the opportunity to apply coatings in the form of a standardseal, when printing on... Read more >>


Published date 14 Aug 2011Category Print Blog

Longridge chooses Heidelberg package for total colour control

Neil with the Speedmaster press

General commercial printer Longridge Print has signed with Heidelberg for a complete pre-press to press package that will give the company total colour control and fast, predictable printed results.The Crowborough, East Sussex firm started out looking only for a new platesetter to replace an old Purup... Read more >>


Published date 07 Aug 2011Category Print Blog

Longridge overhauls press and pre-press kit with Heidelberg package

Neil Long by the new Speedmaster press

Longridge Print is hoping to do "a lot more work for a lot more people" after revamping its press and pre-press operation with an investment package from Heidelberg.The Crowborough, East-Sussex-based commercial printer has taken delivery of a five-colour Speedmaster SM 74-5 with coater, a Suprasetter... Read more >>


Published date 20 Mar 2011Category Print Blog

Created In A Garage, This Litho & Digital Print Firm Continues To Grow Stronger

Neil Long outside Longridge Print Factory

Litho offset press? Check. Folder? Check. Platesetter running in airing cupboard? Check. Wait a minute, what's that doing in there? While you wouldn't believe it to look at the company now, Longridge Print grew from very humble beginnings.My father Vic would run the Multilith press in our garage with the ... Read more >>