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Trade Encapsulation & Laminating Film Sales

Buy with confidence from the UK's largest print trade encapsulating company.

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What We Do

We help our print partners discover more profit potential and create more effective communications for brands and marketing agencies.

We also provide a range of complementary services such as in-house printing, finishing, laminating and lanyards.

Encapsulation Examples

If it's printed, we can protect it. Here's some of our latest work.

Who we work with

Our customers include both the trade and consumers

We also work direct with a wide range of other organisations such as schools, colleges and universities, council and government departments, large retail stores, blue chip companies and many more.


We have a proven track record through working regulary with many household names. They know we produce work of the highest calibre – that’s because of the decades of experience we have built up. We call our appoach Print Surface Science™ and it means we study every job from every angle, test and modify at each stage to make sure we reach perfection on every project.

Film finishes for every job


High sheen, enhances vibrant colour


Low sheen, low reflection, light texture


Soft texture for premium communications


Durable barrier to protect against scuffs


Degradable in compostable conditions


Iridescent light with shimmer effect to stand out


Linear, distinctive, grained texture thats stands out


Authentic soft hide surface, premium touch


Textured non-glare finish for outdoor durability


Smooth finish, non-glare for outdoor durability


Reflective finish like foil-blocking (10 colours)

Clear/UV Gloss

Spot varnish effect used to highlight detail


Creates a changing light spectrum for print

Gloss Encapsulation

Encapsulation with high protective sheen

Matt Encapsulation

Encapsulation with low sheen, soft feel

Ultra Matt Encapsulation

Encapsulation with the ultimate soft touch & clarity

Digital films compatible with every machine

Digital Lite

An ultra fine litho-comparable digital film with extra adhesive.

Super Digital

Stronger adhesive than Digital Lite, suitable for print with moderate ink coverage.

Super Digital+

A film with more, stronger adhesive suitable for high ink coverage and Xerox printers using fuser oils.

Digital Trade Lite

Economical film for the print trade when using lighter ink coverage.

Why Express?

We believe there will always be a place for print. That’s why we pioneered Print Surface Science™ – our unique approach to turbocharging print communications.

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