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Custom Pump Clips

Here at Hot Metal Press we have years of experience creating pump clips, for all manner of breweries and brewers, for large pub chains and also for Dad’s shed!

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We will happily design you a unique clip,

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Food Labelling Regulations

Food Labels

There are currently a lot of UK (and EU) laws and regulations that concern how food and drink that is to be sold in the UK must be packaged and labelled. As we custom-design/print/produce & manufacture bespoke product labels and boxes for food and drink (among other products),

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NCR / Carbonless

What is NCR ?

“No Carbon Required” – NCR, or “Carbonless Copy / Carbonless” paper is the modern way of creating duplicate copies of the written business information that you need to keep.

How does it work?

It is a type of coated paper designed to transfer information written on the front sheet onto the sheets beneath without the use of any electronics or inserted sheet.

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Books & Booklets

Choose the right Book for your project

Whether you’re creating a catalogue or making a manual for a complex product, our booklet guide will help you find the perfect fit for your next project and impress from start to finish.

Case Bound / Hard Backed
Durable and classy,

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Box Types, Features and Materials



Types of Box

At Hot Metal Press we have many box options available, here are the main ones and a brief outline of each – but if you don’t see what you’re looking for or if you’re not sure –

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Bleed

Bleed is a printing term that is used to describe a document which has images or elements that touch the edge of the page, extending beyond the trim edge and leaving no white margin. When a document has bleed, it must be printed on a larger sheet of paper and then trimmed down.

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Foil Blocked, Matt Laminated Business Cards

Take your business to another level…

…with FOIL BLOCKED Matt Laminated business cards, these are our standard great quality Matt Laminated cards with the addition of a metallic foil – giving your business the edge!

Printed on a luxury 400GSM Silk Board,

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Paper Sizes

The ISO system is based on three series:-

A paper sizes

For general printing and stationery.
A4 is usually used for business stationery, brochures, booklets etc.
A5 is commonly used for smaller items such as leaflets/flyers etc.
A6 is the international postcard size.

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How to find us

By Car.
From the M1: Leave M1 at Junction 36, and follow the brown ‘Elsecar Heritage’ signs.
From the Cortonwood Bypass: Leave the the bypass at Billy’s Hill Farm Shop and follow the brown ‘Elsecar Heritage’ signs.

By Public Transport.

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Artwork Guides

All files for printing should be print ready, if they are not you may incur an extra artwork charge.

Paper Sizes

Paper is normally specified as an ‘A’ or ‘B’ size, envelopes as a ‘C’ size.
Your standard A4 page is 210mm wide by 297mm tall.

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Send us your files

We use the WeTransfer file transfer service to securely transfer large files.

You can safely send us your files using this service.

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Other Printing & Design Services

Hot Metal Press also provides a range of other services such as Trade Work, Binding, Collating, Folding and Finish. We can produce different styles of Binding such as Comb, Wiro and Saddle Stitched Booklets as well as more expensive styles like Perfect Binding! One off jobs are also no problem for our well trained staff.

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Beer Mat Printing

If you are looking for a new way to promote your product or business Printed Beer Mats are a great way of getting attention. Beer mats were first made in 1880 and were introduced by a German printing firm called Friedrich Horn. Since then public houses have been known to spread these across their tables not just as a form of surface protection but as a great form of advertising for alcohol,

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Graphic Design Services

At Hot Metal Press we are very experienced with creating designs for our clients, from magazines to entrance tickets and business cards to posters we can create the perfect piece for your needs. Within Hot Metal Press we have an in house designer with over 25 years of design &

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Pump Clip Printing

Printed Pump Clips from as little as 32p Each!

Brewery_Pump_ClipsPump Clips are one of our specialities, we’ve created 100s of 1000s of clips for breweries both large and small up and down the UK. Ever popular with no minimum order, they are the ideal way to get your beer or cider noticed.

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Wedding Stationery

Bespoke Wedding Stationery

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At Hot Metal Press we know how important your Wedding is to you and how overwhelming planning may get, this is why we offer a hassle free service that will result in you getting the perfect stationery designs you’ve always wanted. We have a bespoke service that allows you to bring any designs or ideas that you might have and we will do our best to create the best designs according to your desires.

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Magazine & Book Printing

Here at Hot Metal Press we are proud printers of magazines and books. Our services include a range of printing techniques from black and white to full colour. Also a series of binding capabilities such as wiro binding, perfect binding and saddle stitched booklets.

We have had long standing ties with many publications one of which is our sister company The Clubmans Guide that Geoff printed from issue number one in 1962 and Steve has printed since 1999.

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Magnetic Full Colour Printed Business Cards

An ideal promotional item for any business or tradesman

Quantity
Price

250
£233

500
£248

1000
£282

Should you require any further information or prices please contact us

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Business Cards Laminated Full Colour

cardsAn essential promotional item for any business or trade.

Printed Full Colour and Matt Laminated on a heavy weight 400 gsm board at a pocket friendly standard 85mm x 55mm in size.

Have the second side printed FREE.

See our shop for our latest Matt Laminated Business Card Prices

 

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Football Scratch Cards

Football Scratch Cards - Ideal for Charity FundraisingSuitable for a Landlords who would like an addition to their pub quiz or for charity fundraising.

The cards come in a 40 card set and each card has 40 different football teams on it. The game begins when you sell each team square to your patrons.

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Plastic Business Card Printing

Plastic Business Cards - Hot Foil Blocking, Metalics Gold silverHere at Hot Metal Press we can produce printed plastic business cards at very competitive prices. The production of these cards is done on a Hot Foil Blocking Press which enables us to create metalics or pigmented colours such as Gold and Silver on to materials such as leather,

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Letter Press Printing

Wharfedale Printing MachineLetterpress printing is a small, little known part of the printing industry. Although used for more than 500 years up to the 1970’s, there are not many people remaining in the trade with the ‘Comp’ skills.

Here at Hot Metal Press we have kept the past alive by keeping a small working collection of letterpress casting &

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Digital Printing

This method of printing is a cost effective way to produce short run full or spot colour printing from your PC or Mac disk.  It supports many file formats such as Microsoft Publisher & Word plus it can print on to a range of unusual materials such as plastics and material sizes such as banners.

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Envelope Printing

Envelope printing can be a costly affair – not at Hot Metal Press!

We have a fully automatic Litho Envelope Press. This press runs at high speeds enabling us to quote competitive prices whilst maintaining high quality and quick turnround.

Please call us for prices on our envelope stock or for prices for overprinting C5 &

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Raffle Ticket Printing

Raffle_ticket_printing_exampleRaffle Tickets Printed and Designed by Hot Metal Press. We’ve printed literally millions of raffle tickets produced extremely competitively on white or coloured paper.

 Ticket design can be either:

  1. Originated by us incorporating numerous standard logos or your own logo.
  2. Supplied by you as hard copy,

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Hot Foil Blocking

Hot Foiled LogoHot Foil Blocked Logo printed by Hot Metal Press. Put a little sparkle in your printing.

We can Hot Foil many jobs and sizes, from your standard business card right up to A3 brochures and folders using either Hand Foiling Machines or a fully automated Heidelberg GTP Platen.

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General Stationery

Here at Hot Metal Press we can produce the best quality Stationery at very competitive Prices.

We can work from either your designs or one of our staff can create a one off design to your satisfaction.

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