Printing Methods

Printing Methods & Colours

APL specialise in offering, high quality printed packaging. If you are looking to customise your Bags, boxes or labels to promote your business brand, then personalised packaging from APL, with our tailored printing methods, is the perfect solution for your company.

We offer a comprehensive range of printed packaging solutions.

To order your branded products you can use our myDesigner© and simply upload or design your artwork online or alternatively email us your artwork & we will send you a proof for your approval.

Our Customer Service Team are here to help you at every step, you can get in touch via our live chat or by calling our customer service team, no matter the query they’re always happy to help - providing you with expertise to enable you to exceed your business expectations.

Full Colour (Lithographic) Litho Printing

Printed Products in 3-4 Weeks | Fast Track in 7-10 days: Contact us


Litho printing your bags or boxes offers you the opportunity to:
  • Print every area of your bag or box (all over print)
  • Choose any pantone colours, images & designs
  • Litho printing provides a truly bespoke product

Litho printed examples:

Full colour

Full colour

Full Colour Digital Transfer Printing (Bags)

Printed Bags in 7-10 working days | Fast Track service available: Contact us


Sample order available


Full colour digital transfer printing is available on a selection of our white stock bags:
  • Add your full colour logos, photographs and paintings
  • Perfect for quick turnaround!
  • Whatever your send us - we can print!

Digital transfer printed examples:

Full colour

Full colour

Full Colour Digital Printing (Boxes)

Printed Boxes in 7-10 working days | Fast Track service available: Contact us


Sample order available


Full colour digitally printing your boxes offers you the opportunity to:
  • Add your full colour logos, photographs and paintings
  • Perfect for quick turnaround!
  • Pantone colour match to your printing requirements

Digitally printed examples:

Full colour

Full colour

Full Colour Digitally Printed Labels

Printed Labels in 5-7 working days | Fast Track 2 day service available: Contact us


Full colour custom labels:

  • Design online.
  • Add your full colour logos, photographs and paintings.
  • Perfect for quick turnaround branding solution!
  • Pantone colour match to your printing requirements.

Digitally printed examples:

Full colour

Full colour

Screen Print available in 1 or 2 colours

Printed bags in 7-10 working days | Fast Track service available: Contact us


Sample order available


  • Ideal when you want high impact, bold text and graphics
  • Available in one or two colour print (depending on your artwork design)
  • Small quantities delivered quickly and reliably

Screen printed examples:

Available colours

Flexographic Bag Printing - available in one colour

Printed bags in just 10-12 working days | Fast Track service available: Contact us


Sample order available


  • Very economical.
  • Available on Twist and Tape handled paper bags.
  • Also available on our range of Plastic bags.
  • Perfect for single colour, eye-catching prints.
  • Print on 1 or 2 sides.

Flexographic printed examples:

Available colours

For bags

Single Colour Printed Labels - Printed in just 5-7 working days | Fast Track 2 day service available: Contact us


Single colour custom labels:

  • Add your single colour artwork & design online.
  • Perfect for quick turnaround branding solution!

Single colour printed examples:


For labels

Hot Foil Printing

Hot foil boxes & bags available from 7 working days | Fast Track service available: Contact us


Sample order available


Our foil printed boxes & bags are:

  • Available in a range of foil colours in both metallic & matte finishes.
  • Printed with Eco-friendly foil
  • Offered in matt laminated or debossed finish
  • Printed by our experienced & skilled printing team.
  • Quality checked after each print.

Foil printed examples:

Available colours

For boxes

Foil printed ribbon available from 7 working days | Fast Track service available: Contact us


Our foil printed ribbon is:

  • Available in a range of foil colours
  • A great professional addition to adorn your products and packaging
  • Printed by our experienced & skilled printing team.

Foil printed examples:


For ribbon

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