There’s nothing micro about Micropress! Initially named after founder Mike Cross, todays £30m annual turnover is testament to our ever-evolving print wonderland.

Micropress is one of the largest independent commercial printers in the UK. By placing your needs, timescales and requirements first, we keep ahead of the competition, offering great service at unbeatable prices.

If you’re new to Micropress, we’re offering International Magazine Centre members a 10% discount – get in touch with your dedicated account manager, Heather Jackson, to talk over thoughts and ideas for your magazine and cc the International Magazine Centre to claim the discount.

We talked to Heather about the services they offer at Micropress, and how she’d like to see publishers approach things differently. She had some great ideas – get in touch with Heather to find out more and see how they might work with you and your magazine.

Micropress is a family business, founded in 1974 by Mike Cross. With more than 50 years of knowledge and experience in the print industry, we’ve grown and adapted with a vision to redefine printing standards. Every project that leaves our presses is made by our team of skilled workers, using cutting-edge technology to bring your visions to life.

Printing you can rely on

Our state-of-the-art Heidelberg printing presses produce hundreds of monthly and one-off publications with unparalleled precision and consistency. Additionally, our advanced digital printing presses ensure swift and superior output for short-run magazines, catering for quick turnarounds without compromising on excellence. Whether it’s a unique edition or a routine publication, our approach remains consistently flexible, ensuring your project is met with precision and timeliness.

  • Specialist finishing and binding
    Add the finishing touches that make your print project stand out from the rest. With specialist finishing, including lamination, foiling, and spot UV varnish, your magazines and catalogues will captivate your audience with every turn of the page. Our high-standard machines can handle spine widths from 1mm to 60mm, making them ideal for low-pagination magazines or high-end coffee table publications.
  • Quality control
    We perform a rigorous checking procedure at every stage of the operation. Our studio and press technicians check all jobs to print to ISO standards, ensuring that color and consistency are correct from the first to the last copy.
  • End-to-end solution
    Our comprehensive fulfilment and direct mail solutions are designed to simplify your mailing processes. Whether it’s automatic insertion, poly bagging, or paper wrapping, along with inkjet addressing and mail sort, our services offer a seamless packaging solution for posting your magazine or catalogue efficiently and affordably.
  • Struggling with storage? Pick and pack service available
    Our sophisticated inventory management system provides real-time tracking, ensuring you always have visibility into your stock levels, order history, and delivery schedules.
  • Commitment to sustainability
    We take pride in being a carbon-balanced printing company. We operate an Environmental Management System compliant with ISO 14001:2015 standards. We have a substantial solar array, currently supplying 20% of our total energy needs and are committed to expanding this array onto the roof of our new extension, further increasing our reliance on solar energy. Investments such as a £100k voltage optimiser have reduced our total energy usage by 7%, demonstrating our dedication to sustainable energy practices.

Live production information at your fingertips – Micropress HUB

Effortlessly oversee your print projects through our integrated HUB:

  • Pre Press Tracking
    The HUB allows you to upload your artwork, view your proofs, approve or request changes to them, and track their progress.
  • Delivery Tracking
    Your online dashboard enables you to view your shipment details and track the delivery of your finished product.
  • Saving you time
    The HUB saves time by having instant visibility of your magazine’s status and updates.

Get in touch

Contact Heather Jackson for more details on how Micropress can help you on 07391 052 366 or at heather.jackson@micropress.co.uk

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