News from H&H Reeds Printers

We’re Hiring – Apprentice Signage Technician

10th October 2018

  To continue the success of our Apprenticeship programme and the on-going progression of the company we are now seeking to appoint an Apprentice Signage Technician to join our team, based at our Printworks on Southend Road, Penrith, Cumbria. The role will be to: Acquire the necessary skills in order to: receive production on dockets print, manufacture […]

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Recyclable Business Card Boxes

26th September 2018

  Here at H&H Reeds Printers, we are continually looking for ways to decrease our environmental footprint and become more efficient and environmentally friendly in everything we do. A recent decision was made to scrap the plastic business card boxes we had been using previously and replace them with a cardboard designed box which is 100% recyclable. This […]

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Office Cleaner Required

21st September 2018

  H&H Reeds Printer require a cleaner for our office on Southend Road, Penrith. The role will be 5 hours a week. Previously the duties have been carried out with 3 hours completed on a Tuesday and 2 hours on a Thursday, however, this can be negotiated for the right individual. Previous experience in a similar role […]

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Vegetable Based Printing Inks

19th September 2018

  At H&H Reeds Printers we only use vegetable-based printing inks as part of our ongoing commitment to the environment.   Why do we use vegetable based printing inks? Vegetable based inks are better for the environment as they are made from vegetable oil or soybeans. Through sustainable farming, these plants also reduce the amount […]

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Carbon Capture Programme: April – June 2018

19th July 2018

    We are proud to announce that H&H Reeds Printers, along with our customers, created 1,457.61 m2 of native woodland right here in the UK between April and June 2018. In turn, this removed 58,304 kg of carbon dioxide from the Earth’s atmosphere.   The Carbon Capture Programme allows us to capture our CO2 emissions by planting native woodland […]

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Spring Clean Leads To Paper Donation

27th June 2018

  Thanks to a spring clean of the storeroom at H&H Reeds Printers in Penrith, local school children have experienced a windfall in their classrooms. After recently completing a survey of the stockroom we put aside paper and card. All of which is still good quality but consist of a small number of sheets and […]

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Paper Types Explained

18th June 2018

  There is a multitude of different paper types to choose from so how do you know that you are selecting the correct one for your job? Here we look at the most general types of paper, silk, gloss and uncoated, and explore the benefits of each.     Gloss The clue is in the […]

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Reeds Relay | Miles For Macmillan

23rd May 2018

  To mark our 140th anniversary we have decided to take on an ambitious 140-mile relay around Cumbria. The event will be over 7 days in July, Monday 2nd – Friday 7th then Monday 9th and Tuesday 10th. In total, 22 members of staff – 50% of our workforce, will take part in a challenging route […]

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Creating Print-Ready Artwork

21st May 2018

  We have an array of customers here at H&H Reeds Printers, all of which have varying levels of technical ability. That is why we are happy to be a full-service printer and help you every step of the way when ordering your print. However, spending a little time learning how to convert your artwork […]

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Pantone Colours

2nd May 2018

  When you first start thinking of what colours you would like to use for your print it’s highly likely Pantone colours will come into the mix at some point. However, many people don’t know how Pantone colours became the mainstream colour matching system.     History of Pantone Back in the 1950’s, Pantone was […]

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