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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!

We will happily design you a unique clip, or range of clips for your brews, perhaps you want to commemorate an special occasion a wedding or a birthday?

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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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Business Cards

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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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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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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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