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How Expensive is Foil Blocking?

How expensive is foil blocking? First things first, adding hot foil effects to your printing and packaging shouldn’t be about the price (or cost) of the end product. How Expensive is Foil Blocking? was last modified: December 12th, 2018 by Matt Ash

Foil Blocking or Hot Foiling

There can be a bit of confusion as to what to call the process of printing foil onto a substrate so hopefully this will clear a few things up. Foil Blocking or Hot Foiling was last modified: December 12th, 2018 by Matt Ash

Hot Foiling or Cold Foiling

There’s much debate over whether the greatest benefits come from hot foiling or cold foiling. Obviously we’re biased but hopefully this page can help make your mind up for you. Hot Foiling or Cold Foiling was last modified: December 12th, 2018 by Matt Ash

Enhance Your Print & Packaging with Effects

As much as we love it, print finishing shouldn’t just be about flat foiling. That’s why we’ve got several other foil effects available to help improve the look and feel of your print and packaging. But what are they? Enhance Your Print & Packaging with Effects was last modified: December 12th, 2018 by Matt Ash

Not Just About Foiled Packaging!

It’s widely known within the UK print industry that Blockfoil is a leader when it comes to foiled packaging (adding hot foiling onto branded and pharmaceutical packaging). Not so widely known though is that we can also foil a wide array of smaller items. Not Just About Foiled Packaging! was last modified: December 12th, 2018 [read more]

Packaging Innovations 2018

Once again, Blockfoil exhibited at Packaging Innovations in Birmingham on Wednesday February 28th and Thursday March 1st. Find out how we managed to stay standing under adverse weather conditions. Packaging Innovations 2018 was last modified: December 12th, 2018 by Matt Ash

Blockfoil Obtain Zero 2 Landfill Accreditation

Blockfoil has recently received Zero Foil 2 Landfill accreditation from BPIF Labels and Prismm Environmental. Read what that means for Blockfoil and our customers. Blockfoil Obtain Zero 2 Landfill Accreditation was last modified: December 12th, 2018 by Matt Ash

Hot Foil Blocking Carries Superb Environmental Credentials

Believe it not, Aluminium is the most abundant element in the earth’s crust and is well tolerated by plants and animals, so you’ll be pleased to know that the metallic finishes created by Blockfoil use Aluminium Foil only. Read below to find out what else makes hot foil environmentally friendly. Hot Foil Blocking Carries Superb [read more]

Trade Foilers since 1981

Blockfoil have been trade foilers since 1981. Our sites in Ipswich, Manchester and Nottingham have a huge array of foiling presses. Find out which machines and what they foil. Trade Foilers since 1981 was last modified: December 12th, 2018 by Matt Ash

We are pleased to launch 2 new inserts for inclusion in our brochure

2 new inserts for inclusion in our brochure have been released. Have you got them yet? We are pleased to launch 2 new inserts for inclusion in our brochure was last modified: December 11th, 2018 by Matt Ash

Blockfoil conquer Snowdon!

On Monday 15th June 2015 Blockfoil employees set off for the peak of Mount Snowdon in their attempt to conquer the highest mountain in Wales. Blockfoil conquer Snowdon! was last modified: December 11th, 2018 by admin