Printed Carrier Bags From APL

Have a look at how we print our carrier bags
One of the most frequent questions we get here at APL is ‘do you do printed bags?’ The answer is: Absolutely! We are printed carrier bag experts and can get them to you in 7 working days. That’s the fastest turnaround in the industry!

Need to get your carrier bag printed? Let’s take a look at how we print on each type of bag we supply.

Plastic Carrier Bags
Plastic carrier bags are popular with high street retailers and are suitable for all sorts of businesses.

We use a flexographic printer to produce images on our plastic carrier bags. This is a quick type of printing which produces crisp blocks of colour.

If you’ve got a bold logo that is made up of 1 or 2 colours, this is the type of printing for you. We can print on one or two sides of the bag, it all depends on what you prefer.


Just bags
Run an eco-friendly business and want to get your name seen? Get a custom jute carrier bag!

To produce images on a jute carrier bag we get them screen printed. Seeing as jute bags have a slightly uneven surface compared to other carrier bags, you can only print big and bold images on them.

We can print up to 4 colours on our jute bags and you can purchase from as few as 100 at a time.


Cotton Bags
Cotton bags are another ideal choice for green companies. We supply plain and coloured natural cotton bags, perfect for bold brands.

Just like jute bags you can get cotton carriers screen printed. If you have a logo with up to 4 colours this is the best printing method to go for.

If you have a more intricate logo we can print them on plain natural cotton bags. We do this with digital printing, which creates photographic images of 4 or more colours.


Tape Handle Bags
These are the go-to bags for take-away food retailers. Secure return customers by showing off your company’s name.

Print 1 or 2 colour logos on tape handle bags with flexographic printing. This type of printing can really make images and contact details stand out.


Twist Handle Bags
Popular and versatile, twist handle carrier bags can be used by all kinds of sectors.

Seeing as they’re so flexible, it makes sense that they can be printed using every method we provide.

Flexographic printing, screen printing, digital printing, twist handle bags can take them all, it just depends on what kind of logo you want to produce.


Vest Carrier Bags

Vest carrier bags are the sort of carrier you’ll find in supermarkets and butchers. Strong and lightweight, we all use these to carry our shopping.

Simple, bold designs look best on these bags, so we personalise them with flexographic printing. You can get up to 2 colours printed on vest carrier bags, so make sure your logo is appropriate.


Rope Handle Bags
Comfortable and stylish, rope handle carrier bags are the bag of choice when it comes to carrying luxury goods or hosting events.

You can personalise rope handle carrier bags using screen printing or digital printing. Screen printing is better for simple images, but if you have a photographic logo you’re better off choosing a digital print.


How To Get Printed Carrier Bags

You’ve chosen your bag, you’ve got your logo, what do you do next?

To get your bag printed you need to email your artwork over to us, so send it to artwork@aplpackaging.co.uk. Make sure you explain in the email which bag you are after, how many you will need, and how many sides you want the logo to appear on.

Our print manager will email back a proof for you to approve, and once you give him the okay we can start printing! We pride ourselves on our express print, so you can expect your bags to arrive in 7 working days!


Bonus Tip!

Need printed bags but you’re not in a hurry? We include a 10% discount if you choose our 4 week delivery option. Specify this when you email your artwork over to us and we can help you save money.

Be sure to check back for more industry news and advice from APL! If you have any questions about printed bags leave us a comment below.

Until next time,

Dominic
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