Heidelberg offset lithographic press

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Swallowtail Print continue to be at the forefront of print technology.

To meet the growing demand for quality and a rapid turnaround we continually invest in the best equipment for our production process.

We are an FSC and IS0 14001 certified printer that is committed to reducing our environmental impact. We use vegetable based inks and our paper is sourced from sustainable, well managed forests.

Our print plant is located in Drayton Industrial Park on the outskirts of Norwich and houses our printing presses and our pre-production, binding and finishing equipment.

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Litho Printing

Speedmaster Printing Press

Heidelberg Speedmaster XL106

5 colour offset printing press (760 x 1050 mm)

Checking wet proofs 

Digital Printing

Konica Digital Press

Konica Minolta Accurio Press C6100

SRA3 Digital printing system




Agfa prepress file uploads

Pdf workflow

Agfa ApogeeX

Epson plotter proofs

Proofing devices

Epson 7880
Epson 9880

Agfa platesetter


Agfa N8-60 B1/B2 - Autoloader
Agfa N8-20 B1/B2

Binding & Finishing

Mueller Martini Premier

Saddle Stitching

Muller Martini Primera

Perfect Binding

Muller Tigra Binder with 12 stations + cover feeder + Merit 3 knife trimmer

Finished leaflets


Horizon cross folder (B2)
MBO T102-FP102 A0 folder

PFH82 B1 folder

Printouts ready for trimming

Cutting & creasing

2x Heidelberg Cylinders
570 x 820mm
560 x 770mm

Thermal Laminator

Ancillary equipment

Iram 4 hole drill
Morgana Digital Creaser

Autobond B2 Thermal Laminator

Pile of printouts

Trimming & cutting

Polar B1 and B2 Guillotines