Lytham St. Annes
Douglas Storrie Labels started life as a small unit in its present location in 1951. Selling printed coloured ribbons locally, and then to the UK wholesale market. The first step into labels was a hot foil press, with which Douglas Storrie developed and sold the first insole labels to the UK shoe market. On the back of this success the firm expanded rapidly to fill all the industrial units at Tudor Road. A visit to an exhibition in Paris in 1973 resulted in the purchase of the firm's first flexographic label press. Other printing presses followed and a vibrant self-adhesive label business began to flourish.
Thanks to the foresight and entrepreneurial skills of Douglas Storrie the company that bears his name has grown steadily. In 1994, to meet increased demand from customers, the factory and warehouse space was doubled in size and today there are eleven machines producing a wide range of labels and tickets for the current UK market. Douglas's son, Nigel, has taken on the mantle of running the company and, in keeping with the principles of our founder, we are constantly looking to make new investments in order to maintain our competitive edge on price, quality, and customer service which the modern business environment demands.
Douglas Storrie Labels is a leading manufacturer of plain or printed labels; on rolls; on laser sheets; cut singly, and computer fan-folded. Also produced are plain and printed tickets, tags; hot and cold foil labels, consecutively numbered bar-coded labels, and labels with variable information.
Purchasing from all the major suppliers enables us to source specialised materials when required. The facility to mix and match different face material to your choice of adhesive is available and also; for those difficult label applications, a full technical backup for testing adhesives on unusual surfaces can be arranged. Permanent, peelable, and semi-permanent adhesives teamed with paper, film and security face materials offer the widest possible range for the best possible finish.
To protect your labels, we also offer over-lamination and varnishing. With the equipment and the expertise to run most labels and tickets, we can accommodate short to long runs using printing processes such as: Flexographic, UV Rotary Letterpress, Digital, Thermal Transfer and Hot and Cold Foil. Our varied range of printing presses and re-winders, ensure we find the best solution to your printing needs.
Manufacturers of all types of self-adhesive labels, Bar-coded, Thermal, printed or plain, Laser sheets, fan folded computer and process printed. Small or large quantities.
We are family run business and as such we are flexible, competitively priced and easy to contact.
The British Printing Industries Federation
The British Roll Label Federation
The North & Western Lancashire Chamber of Commerce
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