As a leading British manufacturer of specialist printing inks, sealers and varnishes, Gardiner Colours partners with printers, packaging companies, distributors and agents across the UK and Europe. Trusted by publishers and large corporates, our products are used to produce millions of magazines, brochures and marketing materials.

With more than 35 years serving this market, our technical expertise extends to developing products to maximize performance of the latest high speed printing presses including conventional, UV sheetfed, web heatset, coldest and flexo. Alongside a catalogue of colours, our product portfolio includes designing and mixing bespoke colours, supplying batch consistency on a rapid turnaround which complements our brand new range of high performance process four colour inks. We also manufacture the market leading, specialist GardSEAL range of premium sealers and varnishes.

With our manufacturing centre situated in the heart of the UK, we are well placed to serve customers worldwide, ensuring a swift response.

We pride ourselves on our global reputation as an environmentally aware manufacturer of high quality inks, non-enhancing sealers and enhancing gloss and matt varnishes, combined with excellent value and personal service.


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