FAQ

How do I get started?

Contact Russell Press as early as possible and tell us what you want to do. Important points are:

  • format (e.g. A4, A5) and number of pages
  • type and weight of paper or board
  • print and finishing processes required
  • quantity and distribution instructions

Don’t worry about the technical specifications – we will guide you through the available options.

How much will it cost?

We provide a comprehensive quotation detailing costs. Instant quotes for digital work are also available through our webshop.

How do I submit work to Russell Press?

We accept artwork in most formats.

How do I check the job is right?

Russell Press supplies an online or hard copy proof, according to your preference. Once you have passed the proof, we proceed to production.

What papers and boards do you use?

In keeping with our environmental policy and licence from the Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC®), Russell Press has developed a high level of expertise in using recycled and responsibly sourced materials. We are happy to advise on the different grades and weights of paper to achieve the correct presentation for your work. Please enquire for samples.

What about the environment?

Russell Press prioritises its environmental responsibilities, as reflected in our ‘gold standard’ environmental accreditation (ISO14001) and recognition by the Forestry Stewardship Council (FSC®). All certifications are externally audited. We encourage environmentally sustainable practices in our own procurement and supply chain. For more detail, please see our environmental policy.

What equipment do you have?

Russell Press is an experienced large format lithographic and digital printer. Our Heidelberg presses print one to six colours; the newly installed Heidelberg CD102 has a coater facility. Our digital presses offer a comprehensive short-run printing service. Our extensive finishing facilities include twin wire stitching; wiro; perfect binding; cutting and creasing; folding and laminating (gloss or matt).

What do you produce?

We print magazines and journals, books and booklets in short and longer runs, posters and leaflets, information packs and document folders, brochures and annual reports, invitation and business cards, general stationery and newsletters, as well as providing mail services. Most work is done ‘in-house’, under one roof. Customers tell us how important such security of production is to them. You can be assured of full quality control as production is carried out on the premises. We are ISO 9001 (Quality Management) accredited.

What about mailing and distribution?

Russell Press delivers promptly throughout the UK and abroad. For mailings, whether using polybags or envelopes, we overprint carrier sheets on our digital presses or affix labels. We have the expertise to advise on the most cost-effective and appropriate delivery system for your needs.