The retail landscape has transformed rapidly in recent years, with the combined factors of the transition to multichannel retail – specifically the rise in e-tailers – alongside socio-economic and political factors such as Brexit and the stagnation of take home earnings changing how people shop.

Antalis has announced its winners for The Review 2018 Design & Print Awards at a lavish circus-themed ceremony held last night (Tuesday 18th September) in London.

For brands and retailers, packaging is an important part of their consumers’ experience. Luxury packaging has the ability to distinguish the products that sit within, while reinforcing a brand’s identity and character. To support customers with delivering inspirational and memorable packaging solutions, Antalis will be at stand G64 of the Olympia London from 12-13 September 2018 to offer visitors expert advice in choosing the best material solutions.

Already the largest provider of Papers, Visual Communications and Packaging in the South West, Antalis has grown its footprint further with a new, larger site in the Bristol area. The new facility – opened in April and now fully stocked and operational – increases the firm’s footprint to an impressive 70,000 sq ft of capacity across its Bristol, Basingstoke and Newton Abbot locations. To put that in context, that is 5.2 Olympic swimming pools of floor space in the region, and is more than double the capacity of their nearest competitor in the region (who claim to hold 30,000 sq ft of capacity).

Antalis, the leading European distributor of paper, packaging and visual communication solutions, has introduced large format inkjet metallic films to its portfolio to enable customers to combine print and cut applications for creative display.

With its packaging division continuing to go from strength-to-strength, Antalis has unveiled plans to extend its regional network of packaging hubs across the UK, including Bristol, Coventry, Newcastle and Leeds.

With the end of the summer months set to kick off the Christmas retail period, Antalis is encouraging office dealers to make the most of the seasonal peak to unlock new opportunities in packaging.

Continuing on its mission to help customers perfect their packaging materials and procedures, Antalis has opened a new flagship Smart Packaging Centre at the company’s head office in Coalville, as part of ongoing expansion plans for its burgeoning bespoke packaging solutions and services.

Antalis, the leading distributor of paper, visual communication and packaging solutions in Europe, has announced two new ranges to its portfolio of polyester materials that will offer customers attractive alternatives to more traditional products.

With experts once again predicting that Black Friday will outperform Christmas this year as the biggest shopping event in the retail calendar, Antalis Packaging is advising customers to plan ahead to ensure their packaging and logistics are able to withstand the earlier seasonal rush.

Visitors wanting to explore the latest in print innovation are being encouraged to utilise the expert advice from Antalis through its ‘Challenge Antalis’ initiative at this year’s The Print Show 2018.

Antalis has extended its impressive visual communications portfolio to provide customers with a complete product offer of Stadur lightweight foam boards and finishing accessories. Available in a range of specifications and flexible size options suitable for interior and exterior applications, the launch follows the successful introduction of the Stadur Easyprint range last year.

Ahead of exciting new plans for its thriving packaging division due to launch later this year, Antalis Packaging has appointed a new senior packaging technologist in a bid to offer customers a truly personalised approach to their packaging needs.

As part of its ongoing commitment to drive industry excellence, Antalis UK has launched a brand new division designed to provide customers with one single point of access to its world-class print and publishing solutions – Antalis Paper Managed Solutions (APMS).

The D&AD New Blood Ceremony has taken place in London, with the 10 winners of Antalis’ ‘Let’s Get Physical’ design brief receiving their award ranking.

Antalis, the leading European distributor of paper, packaging solutions and visual communication products, has introduced a new portfolio of HP Indigo printable synthetics. This latest innovation from KernowPrint features the company’s revolutionary Cobalt Coating Technology which maximises LEP ink adhesion of HP Indigo inks.

With more than two decades of experience in the retail industry, Claire White has joined Antalis as Innovation & Creative Consultant in the Visual Communications team.

With sustainability once again under the spotlight amid mounting pressure on businesses to go ‘plastic-free’, Antalis has revealed that this presents a fantastic opportunity for dealers to advocate and upsell recycled paper options to their customers, including Antalis’ Xerox® Recycled range.

Find out how Sevenoaks District Council put Antalis products to work for two-time Olympic Champion, Lizzy Yarnold’s Victory Parade.

Pressing ahead with ambitious expansion plans for its booming packaging division, Antalis has transformed its bespoke offering with the addition of a new state-of-the-art cutting table at the company’s head office in Coalville.

Gaining access to the world’s leading visual communications solutions has just become a whole lot easier for commercial printers, POS printers and signmakers operating in Yorkshire, as Antalis brings regional stock and a new state-of-the-art conversion facility to its Leeds distribution centre.

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