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Tear-off leaflets keeping leaflets in place

Posted Wednesday January 4th, 2017

Tear-off leaflets

Stores are reluctant to have piles of leaflets in their stores but this trick – called the tear-off may be about to become common in UK stores. The leaflets are padded onto a backing board and drilled with one hole – they are delivered with a cable tie so that…

40 years old in 2017

Posted Friday December 23rd, 2016

We have some exciting news in our 40th year. As we have been in business as a family company for 40 years the directors have been looking at what the next 40 years may look like. It provided an opportunity to look at the succession of the business and without…

North American paper weights in lbs to gsm

Posted Tuesday August 30th, 2016

Sometimes we are asked by US or Canadian customers to quote a job for printing in the UK and they give us the weights in pounds. I have one now which is 80lb Silk cover and 100lb Silk text. Without looking too carefully at what these mean I recommend a…

Severn support Goucester Strike A Light Festival event

Posted Thursday April 14th, 2016

We are really pleased to support the performance Of Riders and Running Horses taking place on a roof top car park in Gloucester City Centre. It runs from Thursday 21st April to Saturday 23rd April. We do have some free tickets for customers and contacts of Severn. Of Riders and…

Roller Banners for Community Groups & Charities

Posted Wednesday April 6th, 2016

Its not often that something is free but in this case Severn were asked if we wanted a supply of used roller banners that have been abandoned at a customer’s exhibition venue. The graphics will need to be replaced but charities or community groups are welcome to have one of…

Severn’s Tree Christmas Gift to Customers

Posted Wednesday December 23rd, 2015

This year – Christmas 2015 – we are pleased to offer a choice of two free Christmas trees to customers. The trees will be sent out in January. We began sending out trees over twenty years ago and several thousand have been posted and planted. They arrive as small trees…

Exhibition panels for Glos Business Show

Posted Thursday May 21st, 2015

On the 13th & 14th May Severn exhibited at the Gloucestershire Business Show. The stand designed by Kate Harber from Severn Design & Artwork was constructed by Clive White from Severn Display Print. The stand exhibition panels used leaflet holders set near the different service illustrations and Rebecca Snel of…

The original is by the window!

Posted Wednesday November 12th, 2014

In a novel way of telling his customers about his imminent retirement, or what he prefers to call his ‘re-pointing’, Paul Davies, account manager at Severn for the past ten plus years has done an original drawing by the window of almost every envelope, in the mailing that is going…