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Delivery imminent for paper wrap mailing line at Warners Midlands

Looking to start 2021 off on a positive note, magazine, catalogue and brochure printer Warners Midlands is soon to take delivery of its most recent investment.

Delivery imminent for paper wrap mailing line at Warners Midlands
Michael Warner: “This is a very exciting next step for the company as part of our continuous investment into new equipment and sustainability.”

Warners Midlands has announced that the company has made another significant machine investment and are extending the range of mailing options available at their printing plant in Bourne Lincolnshire.

The family-owned firm currently operates two poly wrap mailing lines to meet its customers’ mailing needs offering recyclable poly wrap and starch-based biodegradable options. This project has, like so many things in 2020, been delayed by the global pandemic, says the company, but Warners will now be in a position to offer customers paper wrap for their subscriber copies.

The third machine, a new Sitma W1150 paper and poly wrap mailing line, is currently due to be delivered in January 2021. The plan is to immediately install the line and commence staff training on-site so that they will be able to offer paper wrap mailing to their customers from when they are satisfied with quality levels. The machine is also able to use conventional recyclable poly wrap and biodegradable film as well.

The company is already certified to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 levels of quality and environmental responsibility and the addition of this new mailing line follows the new 32pp Lithoman press installed in early 2020.

Marketing Director Michael Warner explained the decision: “As part of our long-term strategy, it is clear that subscriptions will continue to play a critical role for our publishing customers, and we want to be in a position to meet this need best. We have seen how important subscriber copies have been to our customers during the lockdown and will certainly need the additional capacity of this line to help deal with increased demand for this service.”

He goes on to say. “This is a very exciting next step for the company as part of our continuous investment into new equipment and sustainability. With many businesses and consumers becoming more aware of their impact on the environment paper wrap has been on the radar for quite some time, and I am personally delighted to be in this position for early 2021.”

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