£1.2 million to fund shareholder buy-out and investment in future growth of Pontyclun printing specialists

£1.2 million to fund shareholder buy-out and investment in future growth of Pontyclun printing specialists

As specialist printers in the pharmaceutical sector, Reel Label Solutions had been approached in relation to a trade sale but wanted  to pursue a shareholder buy-out instead to avoid any potential relocation from South Wales. Based on Cambrian Industrial Estate , the company employs 27 and specialises in high-quality digital labels, in particular short-run production[…]

Anniversary 20 Years RLS

Reel Label Solutions – 20 years old

The company was born in 2001 and founded by Paul Prothero and Chris Duffin with the purchase of the very first printing machine. Little did they know that the size of that press would now be able to easily fit 2 or 3 of the new generation digital machines which we run today.Jonathan Wright joined[…]


We are continuing our expansion plans…

We are continuing our expansion plans by increasing our floorspace by over 30% in the last couple of months.  This has also allowed us to reposition some of our machines to give more working room and also a better workflow around the factory.  We have also now been able to deep clean the factory floor[…]

Reel Labels Invests in latest QC equipment

Avoid costly printing problems The EyeC Proofiler combines the power of intelligent software with the performance of a high-resolution scanner. The inspection system digitally compares the scanned samples against the signed-off proof (typically a PDF file). The operator can easily check deviations and make sure that the samples’ quality complies with requirements. The inspection is simple,[…]

Supporting the NHS

We were pleased to be able to work on a project to donate labels to our long-standing customer Felinfoel Brewery.  This was in support of our NHS Heroes and all proceeds from the sale of the beer went to charity. We managed to turn these around in super quick time and they went so well[…]

Domino Digital Printing Press

Our Domino is 1 years old A year has flown by and it seems like only yesterday when our Domino N610i was being installed.  Since then its been a quiet transition of existing work across to the new machine from our older Jetrion presses in combination with a raft of new work being printed. We[…]

What a Sweet Label…

What a Sweet Label Background The concept originated in 1996 when New Zealand’s first company specializing in Manuka honey was conceived.  This started by using Manuka honey’s unique healing properties in medical dressings. In 2012 a joint long-term venture with Maori landowners created a partnership and a new processing plant was built.  New Zealand Manuka[…]

We help Odyssey on their journey.

Odyssey Brew Co say ‘Cheers to Reel Label Solutions’ Background Odyssey Brew Co is a family run brewery based on the beautiful, inspiring Brockhampton National Trust Estate in the heart of rural Herefordshire. They do not sell beers to supermarkets or large pub companies and prefer to support independent retailers, bars and pubs.  Odyssey follow[…]

Augmented Reality – Brining Beer To Life.

Augmented Reality – Brining Beer To Life. Working in partnership with Sugar Creative Studio we have created a unique Christmas experience based around a beer label that comes to life. Sugar Creative Studio is a digital media and creative branding agency based in Cardiff. They are a team of professional designers, illustrators and developers who[…]

Reel Labels Shows How It Can Be Printed

Reel Labels Shows How It Can Be Printed Background Celtic Marches are on trend with the latest 330ml cans as craft cider continues to hold its ground in the ever-changing market.  As with the craft beer market raising the profile of cans, cider is swiftly moving in the same direction. All apples for Celtic Marches[…]

Reel Label Solutions helps out in an emergency.

Reel Label Solutions helps out in an emergency. Background Howard Wright Limited manufacture a complete range of high quality patient care products using the latest electronic componentry. Each product has been developed the same way, by firstly talking to the clinicians in hospitals and then converting their ideas into practical cost-effective designs whilst maximising patient[…]