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Creative Printers of London (CPL) is a family based business which has been established since 1986.

The company was born in Stratford, East London close to the now 'Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park'. The business was built up on a shoestring budget before the widespread of computers and the internet.  CPL started off by personalising stationery and promotional gifts for their local market which grew rapidly year on year. With this expansion came the need to move to larger warehousing facilities. CPL relocated to Romford, (just about 10 miles away from Stratford) in 1991 and have been there ever since.

A number of  CPL's customers were intrigued by the hot foil stamping process and some of them wanted a similar machine to their's so that they could personalise their own products and packaging material. This increasing interest led CPL to liaise with a well established engineering company and the first machine called the 'DUT-21' was born around 1987.  It wasn't long before the DUT-21 began to command respect throughout the printing industry.

CPL continued to market the DUT-21 very successfully until 2014 when our manufacturers who we contracted the work to ceased production. By this time, the market was changing and shifting more towards much smaller machines with a smaller footprint  and print area, ideally suited to personalising of leather goods.  Spotting this gap in the market and the fact that other smaller machines capable of handling this type of work were very costly, CPL went ahead and employed time-served British Engineers to come up not only a more versatile machine, but a machine that would cost less than half the price available elsewhere.

With over a year's research and development came along not one but two compact hot foil stamping machines (Foilcraft Junior and Foilcraft 4x3) suitable for branding and personalising anything from leather goods to packaging and stationery.  Both machines became literally an overnight sensation, not only in the UK but overseas too.

CPL's customer base now spans into over 50 countries around the world and their clients include from small business to bluechip clients such as Tommy Hilfiger, Jonny Walker, The Economist etc.

The backbone of CPL's continued success and growth is very much based on honest advise, impeccable after-sales support, thorough knowledge of the industry as well as knowledgeable, helpful and dedicated support staff.

Apart from hot foil stamping machines, CPL are also major specialist suppliers of ID Card Printing Machines & Accessories as well as Ribbon Printers, T-Shirt & Mug Presses and Plotters & Cutters, UV Exposure Unit, Resin Doming to name but a few.


Make CPL your next stop! Please contact us for a free no-obligation chat on 01708-731294  or send us an email for a prompt reply by clicking here.



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Meet The Team

Jeff Sharma CEO
BSc (Hons) Economics

Eddie Thorby
Office Manager &
Customer Support

Paige Harvey
Warehouse & Despatch

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