Blog & News

Read all about it! Print is what we do – it’s in our blood. We have a long history – with years of knowledge – and experts at every point of the print and distribution process. Our Blog & News will share our expertise, opinions, news and updates with you from our teams across the Reach Group. We also work with and alongside many industry experts, businesses, organisations and charities, and support them to help raise awareness and educate on print, paper and distribution.

From Tree to Print

From Tree to Print

Reach PLC Scotland's Ayrshire titles have delivered a UK mainstream newspaper first. The Ayrshire Post, Kilmarnock Standard and the Irvine Herald are now printed with full Chain of Custody status with PEFC Certification and licence, ensuring that in no way does their...

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Print Marketing & Communications

Print Marketing & Communications

Marketers have many options when it comes to finding the right channels for a campaign.  In this blog we wanted to have a look at why print is an effective and sustainable form of communication, and the options we offer to brands, retailers and businesses. So, why...

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Cost Mitigation

Cost Mitigation

The print industry has seen many changes over the years with online opportunities developing, offering new ways to reach the consumer.  Thankfully, publishers, businesses and marketers realise that print products are still very important; they are valued, trusted and...

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PrintWeek Awards 2019

PrintWeek Awards 2019

The PrintWeek Awards 2019 was celebrated on Monday 21st October, 2019, at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London.  The Awards are the most prestigious event in the industry's calendar, boasting the biggest number of print buying and print production professionals in...

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Coldset Printing

Coldset Printing

There are many types of printing methods.  For example, web presses can be either coldset or heatset. Our print sites use the coldset process, which means the ink dries gradually through absorption into the paper and by evaporation, in comparison to heatset, where the...

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Shortlisted in the 2019 PrintWeek Awards!

Shortlisted in the 2019 PrintWeek Awards!

The 2019 PrintWeek Awards are the greatest and most sought-after awards in the print industry.  The Awards celebrate the power of print, and the judging panel is made up of more than 20 leading print buyers and experts in their fields and... we have been shortlisted...

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Do you know your facts? Sustainable Future…

Do you know your facts? Sustainable Future…

There are many ways to communicate, now more than ever before, but perception of the environmental impact of marketing channels can be very misleading. Perhaps you’ve read statements such as: ‘By keeping it digital, you’re doing your bit to help the planet, too’,  ‘Go...

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Insert Advertising – all you need to know!

Insert Advertising – all you need to know!

Insert Advertising remains a unique platform for showcasing products and services. Print is tangible, has impact, it gets response and is remembered. Inserts stand out from the product they are placed in and allow for a variety of options such as size, shape, paper,...

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Choosing the right Paperstock

Choosing the right Paperstock

When choosing a paperstock for your print product, there are several considerations to make, including: your choice of print process; the look you want to achieve; the distribution method; shelf life; image reproduction; environmental impact; the whiteness/brightness,...

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