T. 01256 892 969     E. estimating@johndollinprinting.co.uk

Freephone: 0800 454 828


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Plant & Machinery List

We believe very strongly in investing in the latest machinery to ensure John Dollin Printing Services provide the very best printing solution for you, our customer. Our current plant list can be viewed below or downloaded.

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  • PRE-PRESS / REPRO Open or Close

    Apple Mac & PC Network - running all major Mac and PC publishing software. Writable CD & DVD - Accept most media - mainly CD/DVD, USB or internet file transfer these days, but if you’re in any doubt please give our repro department a call on 01256 892969.

    Heidelberg Suprasetter 106 - Equipped with the unique thermal laser technology developed by Heidelberg, the platesetter is almost totally protected against production failures by the intelligent diode system (IDS). Fully automated plate production with internal printing plate punching system for maximum register accuracy. Integration in Prinect work ow and the use of Prinect screening methods are supported.

    Heidelberg Prinect Cockpit & Signa Station Work ow System - Integrates and manages the entire print production process. Prinect covers everything from print shop management, online customer connection, prepress and digital print work ow to make-ready optimization, color, quality and machine operation.

    Heidelberg Prinect Image Control - using a spectrophotometer, which scans the printed sheet and guarantees colour consistency and quality right through the print run. This is achieved by agreeing a defined standard, optimising the ink pre-setting curves and calibrating all the processes involved from prepress to profing to platesetting to printing. This colour management system is connected to all presses.

    Proofing Devices - EPSON STYLUS PRO 9890, B0+ large inkjet printers. EPSON STYLUS PRO 4880, SRA3 inkjet printer and a Xerox Colour 550 with integrated at copy scanning. Email: repro@johndollinprinting.co.uk

  • LITHO PRINTING Open or Close

    Speedmaster XL 105 4 Col. plus Coater - (with Heidelberg Image Control) - (Anilox roller) - Automatic plate insertion with CP2000 Centre/CPC1 (press control system) job memory with new Hycolor inking/dampening system and capable of printing 4 colours + in-line coating. The new Preset Feeder and Delivery system. In-line coating and extended delivery with new DryStar 3000 generation of dryers. New max. speed of 18,000 sph. Max sheet size 750 x 1050mm.

    Speedmaster XL 75 5 Col plus Coater - (with Inpress Colour Management) Automatic plate insertion with Prinect Press Centre. Capable of printing 5 colours + in-line coating. The new Preset Feeder and Delivery system. In-line coating and extended delivery with new DryStar 3000 generation of dryers. Max sheet size 750 x 1050mm.

    Speedmaster SM 52 4 plus Coater - Automatic Plate insertion with CPC + CPTronics job memory + light pen for setting of ink ducts, (Heidelberg alcolor damping) and capable of printing straight 4 colours + in-line coating. Max sheet size 520 x 360mm.

    Speedmaster Anicolor SM 52 4 plus Coater - Innovative inking unit technology, meaning even quicker makeready times with minimal wastage. Capable of printing straight 4 colours + in-line coating. The Heidelberg Anicolor technology won the prestigious U.S. PIA/GATF Award for technological innovation in 2006 and it won Deutscher Drucker magazine’s annual innovation award in 2007. Max sheet size 520 x 360mm. 

  • DIGITAL PRINTING Open or Close

    HP Indigo 12000, HP Indigo 7600 & Heidelberg Linoprint – The installation of our new HP Indigo 12000 brings the widest commercial application range with superior print quality, providing break through printing capabilities such as the One Shot colour technology. This extends the available substrates to materials such as canvas, synthetics and metalized media. The quality of application for coated, uncoated and folding carton work is further advanced by the liquid ElectroInk technology and its unique digital offset process. The Indigo 12000 offers great opportunity for high quality, short run work such as A4 folders, 6pp A4 brochures and high impact A2 posters taking the personalisation capabilities to a whole new level! We continue to offer the much loved raised print and textured effects giving your print that extra edge to stand out. Take advantage of our industry leading technology and contact us for a no obligation estimate. 

    HP Indigo 12000

    Max sheet size 750mm x 530mm.
    Minimum weight of substrate Coated 90gsm - Uncoated 70gsm.
    Maximum weight of substrate Coated 400gsm - Uncoated 400gsm.

    HP Indigo 7600

    Max sheet size 330mm x 482mm.
    Minimum weight of substrate Coated 80gsm - Uncoated 60gsm.
    Maximum weight of substrate Coated 400gsm - Uncoated 400gsm.

    Heidelberg Linoprint

    Max sheet size 330mm x 700mm.
    Material weight 52gsm - 360gsm.
    Material types Uncoated, Coated, Textured, Plastic and Envelopes.

  • FINISHING - FOLDING Open or Close

    Stahl KD 78KTL - High Speed Folder - with continuous feeder & VSA Stacker (B1).

    Stahl TI52 - Combination Folder (520 x 840mm) x 2 - Capable of 8 parallel folds or 4 parallel and 4 cross folds.
    Both with VSA Stackers and pneumatic gate fold facility.

    Petratto Cordobu 3 machine - for creasing and folding higher volumes.

    Morgana DigiFold machines x 2 - for folding all those short-run digitally printed jobs.

    Stahl VFZ Mobile Knife Unit

    Stahl EF43 Mobile Knife Unit


    Hohner HSB 10.000-S - 5 station plus Cover feeder with automatic feeders and 3 knife trimming. 4 ordinary and 4 loop stitching heads with option to produce 2up books. Max trimmed size 432mm x 340mm. Minimum trimmed size 120mm x 75mm.

    Horizon SPF-200L Bookletmaking system - with 10 station collating tower and HOF feeder system with integrity mark sensor. Minimum size 120mm x 85mm Max size 356mm x 302mm + A4 Landscape.

    Morgana Digibook 300 PUR Binder - Min size A6, Max size A3 Landscape

    Morgana Documaster - Automated booklet maker with square back facility. 


    Heidelberg SBG Cylinder - Max Sheet size B2.

    Polar Guillotines - x 2, 1 x size 1150mm, 1 x size 780mm - all fully programmable with job memory.

    Polar Jogger -With air flow.

    Crossland Flat Bed - Min size SRA6, Max size B1 


    James Burn EX610 - Heavy duty fully automated punch as used by all top trade finishing houses. Maximum punching width 610mm - Minimum punching width 105mm.

    James Burn Alphadoc - Automatic Paper Punch - round and square hole both in 2:1 and 3:1. Min Sheet size 138mm x 138mm - Max Sheet size 330mm x 330mm.

    BB50 - H - Heavy duty closing machine working from reels of wire as used by all top finishing houses. Able to close books and calendars with function to ship bind. Maximum closing width 500mm - Minimum closing width 100mm.

    James Burn 3500 - Closing Machine working from reels of wire, also able to close calendars. Min Sheet size A6 - Max Sheet size A3. 


    We also have a highly skilled hand finishing department. This dedicated team can handle a variety of different finishing jobs, as the above list. You name it, we’ve probably done it! 

We are extremely proud of the equipment we have as listed above; we believe it to be one of the best ranges of equipment in the sheet-fed printing market in the South of England today. It is extensive and flexible and because of these two factors we are more than capable of giving you a first-class service in terms of quality, speed of delivery and price. We have the reputation of giving our growing list of customers a valuable, reliable and value-for-money service. Go on, join that list today and give us a call on 01256 892969, or email us at: estimating@johndollinprinting.co.uk. We are here to be of service to you.


Started in 1976 by Wilfred John Dollin, the company is a family run business, with sons Nigel and Ian Dollin now at the helm.

We have come a long way from our humble beginnings to where we stand today, as one of the largest and most respected commercial sheet-fed printers in the south of England.

Contact us today for a high quality and professional printing service.

T. 01256 892 969


A. John Dollin Printing Services Ltd, 5 Evingar Trading Estate, Whitchurch, Hants, RG28 7BB UK

From our clients......

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