Extensive knowledge of production and colour management...
One of Yorkshire’s premier marketing, design, print, signage and direct mail companies, we offer a unique range of integrated business products and services.
Based in Harrogate, and with over 34 years experience, we pride ourselves on our customer service and continuous investment in the latest technology. This has cemented our reputation as a trusted, forward-thinking, full service business partner.
Trust, integrity and superb customer service are at the heart of our business.
Our extensive knowledge of production and colour management assures the quality and consistency of our litho, digital and large format printing is outstanding. Our in-house design and marketing team create outstanding visual communications as well as web design and development, email marketing design and management and a new addition is our web2print online ordering system.
“Just a quick email to say the books have arrived and they look superb, really good quality and finish.”
“The booklets and cards all looked great and I really appreciate your hard work and the timely turnaround. I look forward to working with you again in the near future.”
“Thank you for all your assistance with the printing of the Lightwater Valley Park Map and everything you have supplied so far! The quality and service are always brilliant. Big thank you to Ben and his team and we look forward to continuing working with you.”
“Everyone loves everything. Thank You for making sure we had everything for today. You have been such a wonderful help!”
“Just wanted to say thank you so much to everyone at Platinum for turning round the Z flyers and pull up banner so quickly for yesterday’s launch. Everything was really well received.”
“Really grateful to you all…. thank you so much for your speedy service and all your help this week.”
“Thanks for your excellent work and speedy turnarounds on our Newsletter etc.”
“Just a thank you for all your extra efforts pushing through our items in time for the conference. Everything arrived safely and was really well received.”
“Just received the banners and boards - they look ace! Thanks so much for the super-fast turnaround on them too.”
“I think the process has been great, you have a very helpful team with very little guidance and input from ourselves, the ticket books and envelopes were brilliant.”
“Thank you so much to Becky and the team at Platinum, absolutely over the moon with our re-branded sign. What a difference it makes. I may have to even shed a happy tear!”
“Thank you so much for the booklets, they look amazing. I’m so grateful for the quick turnaround, so thank you!”
“Can’t thank you all enough for all the work you did on the culture book, it has been really well received and had some great feedback, so good in fact we want to order some more!!”
“Having worked with Platinum for the last 14 years, I have built up a great working relationship with them and even brought them with me when I’ve changed jobs. Whatever the project they have been able to work with us, from complex and detailed mailings to extremely tight deadlines they have always delivered. The print quality is exceptional, the account management from Sam is friendly and reliable and Adam is amazing at the pulling the data and artwork together, all together they are a great company to work with.”
“I just wanted to say thank you so much for the signage, I'm very impressed with them and can't wait to start putting them up on various sites.”
“Super, thanks very much again for turning this short notice mailing around so promptly, it is much appreciated!”
“From start to finish the service has been excellent, efficient and to have a follow-up call to see how the job was, was fantastic!”
“We are absolutely ecstatic! It looks great and we are so so happy with how quick the turnaround was!”
“Just wanted to say thank you to you and the team for getting samples of our projects to us recently. It really makes a difference to see things ‘in the flesh’ as oppose to just on-screen.”
“Your designers are the best external designers we’ve worked with – always happy to do our amendments, design what we have in mind and most of all they are so quick! A great team!”
“Thanks again for your great work and for being so supportive!”
“In truth, organising the banner, flyers and posters was the bit I was looking forward to the least as I had no idea where to start. You have made it very easy and straightforward, so thank you.”
“We are over the moon with all of the signage and collateral supplied by Platinum. Huge thanks to Andy and the team for all of the product advice and for working to a very tight deadline. The Porsche events was a big success and the new showroom looks fantastic. I would highly recommend Platinum to anyone looking for a quality printing company with sound advice and speedy delivery.”
“We’re really happy with them. Love the finish on the invites and the envelopes are a really nice touch. Thanks for all your help and advice!”
“I just wanted to say a huge thanks for sorting the brochures – they look fantastic, delighted with them.”
“Just a quick note to say that you guys did a great job with the insight report. It looks fantastic- thank you!”
“Just wanted to say the business cards look brilliant, I love them, the rigidity is perfect and print quality great, thank you!”
“Wow, just wow- I love this- fantastic design, thank you.
Seeing it as a spread helps a lot too.
Love the cover- in fact all the design is lovely.”
“I know it’s late but I just wanted to be sure to say thank you for the folders you supplied a week or so back. The service and quality from Platinum is superb and please pass on my thanks to all involved.”
“Thank you for everything you pushed through to get the tennis balls and lip balm to us on time, the event went really well and they were greatly received by our guests!”
“Thanks so much from us all at Taylors, we are super lucky to have such great suppliers to work with :)”
“I just wanted to say that the Link2 system is excellent. It really sets us apart when we're at a table top exhibition and the other exhibitors have one or two pull up banners, we look very professional with our 3-5 panel display.”
“Just a big thank you for the Xmas cards, which have arrived. They look absolutely super! Thanks to you all for your input and efforts!”
“Firstly I wanted to thank you and your teams again for the outstanding work you have all done on our exhibition. It has really been great to be able to relax and know that everything is being taken care of so professionally. The Liskeard Museum staff have been in touch to say how helpful the fitters were yesterday, and that they are delighted with how the exhibition looks.”
“I just wanted to say- thank you so, so much for all your efforts yesterday. It really was appreciated! You're a star :)”
“Love working with Platinum, a trusted supplier and a really easy working relationship.”
“It looked INCREDIBLE!! Thank you so much and for the overnight fit and getting everything just perfect! The event was made because of these graphics and the attention to detail! Personal favourite was a floor vinyl matching the tiles, spot on!”
“Thank you for all your assistance with the printing of the Lightwater Valley Park Map and everything you have supplied so far! The quality and service are always brilliant. Big thank you to Ben and his team and we look forward to continuing working with you.’”
“It’s certainly given our sales a solid boost. We found working with Platinum was a relatively simple process and well handled. I appreciate you working hard to find something to meet our needs and budget.”
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Platinum believe outstanding environmental practice needn’t cost the earth. The choices we make can have an impact on the world we live in. Making an informed decision to choose responsibly sourced paper and materials strengthens our commitment to the environment.
Platinum are thrilled to be one of just a handful of certified Carbon Balanced Printers. We are proud to support the fantastic work World Land Trust are doing to protect threatened habitats and wildlife.
At Platinum we recognise that the environmental choices we offer our customers should cover more than just the paper your products are produced from. With our PEC* initiative and ISO 14001 accreditation you can be confident you have chosen a company whose environmental commitment is far reaching.
*Platinum’s Environmental Commitment programme
One of Yorkshire’s premier marketing, design, print, signage and direct mail companies, Platinum Print offer a unique range of integrated business products and services that cannot be matched locally and have a strong focus on customer care and trading relationships.
We are a family-owned Yorkshire-based business with a team ethos. We believe in supporting our employees and our local community. We empower our team, realising potential and rewarding achievement. We invest in individuals to become the best they can at what they do and offer a competitive remuneration package.
This is a great opportunity for an apprentice to develop a broad understanding of print finishing in our production department. Working across all equipment, the apprentice will be involved in finishing jobs, learning a variety of skills and techniques using our folding, stitching (booklet making), foiling and cutting equipment.
Duties will include
- Print Finishing Technicians use precision Cutting, Binding, Foiling, Laminating and Packing equipment to complete the final product for the client
- Set up or operate machines that perform binding operations, such as pressing, folding, or trimming.
- Inspect printed materials or other images to verify quality
- Read works instructions to determine instructions and specifications for machine set-up
- Adjust bindery machines, such as knives, guides or clamps, to accommodate sheets, signatures, or books of specified sizes
- Trim edges of printed sheets to size, using cutting machines, book trimming machines, or hand cutters
- Monitor machine operations to detect malfunctions or to determine whether adjustments are needed
- Maintain records, such as daily production records. Record operational or production data. Using MIS (Management Information System)
- Lubricate, clean, or make minor repairs to machine parts to keep machines in working condition
- Repair production equipment or tools
- Prepare finished products for shipping
- There will be also opportunities to develop other print and finishing skills in our Large Format and Mailing Departments
Qualities we are looking for
- Excellent eye for detail
- Good communication skills
- Ability to multi-task, prioritise, and manage time effectively
- Reliable, trustworthy and conscientious team member
- Health scheme
- Pension plan
- Cycle to work scheme
Normal working hours: Monday – Friday, split shifts 6am – 2pm / 2pm – 10pm
Job Type: full time permanent
Salary: At least £300 per week with staggered increases as training is completed.