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Ayres Packaging Printing Methods

We use four methods to print on our products:

Hot FoilFlexographicScreen & Pad.



Jewellery CasesHot Foil, Pad Printing
Cardboard PackagingHot Foil
Pouches & EnvelopesHot Foil
Paper Carry BagsHot Foil, Pad, Flexographic
Paper BagsFlexographic
Tissue / Grease proof paperFlexographic

Application of printing type:


Typically used for small prints (up to 10x10cm) on almost any surface. Able to print in a matt, gloss or metallic finish. Due to the printing process, the print image is embossed into the product creating a strong impact.

  • Single colour printing only
  • Minimum print run is 500



Used for large print images and for high volume prints on paper products. This process is used for printing our paper bags, gift wrap, tissue paper and carry bags. Unlimited colours and print coverage on white paper. When printing over coloured bags, dark colours are most suitable due to the translucent nature of the ink.

  • Up to 4 colour printing
  • Minimum print run is 1000 for carry bags and boxes.
    10,000 for other paper products.


Mostly used for printing on Paper Bag products. The thick screen ink offers vivid printing onto any paper bag.

  • Up to 4 colour printing
  • No minimum print run


Suitable for printing on 3-dimensional objects such as the outside of jewellery boxes.

  • Single colour printing only
  • Minimum print run is 500