Aitken Spence Printing is committed to providing quality products to its valued customers. In order to achieve this, we continuously invest in upgrading machinery and equipment, continuously provide training programs to upgrade staff competencies, acquire global standards in quality certifications & compliance and take the lead in technological excellence, thereby ensuring secure, guaranteed world-class offerings to the customer.
Team of Skilled & Experienced Professionals
GUIDANCE BY SKILLED PROFESSIONALS
We at Aitken Spence Printing have an efficient, committed, and motivated team of professionals who offer expertise in the printing field gained through years of valuable experience in producing quality printed material. Our vast pool of well-trained technical & support staff and dedicated sales & marketing team with professionalism live up to the motto of satisfied customers.
We have thoughtfully developed our mission and objectives, built a sound organizational structure, installed state-of-the-art technology, and introduced a range of modern turnkey solutions for our customers.
Our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Mawaramandiya is fully equipped to cater to all types of offset and digital printed packaging and book publishing requirements.
Pre-press is equipped with an in-house facility that can handle all types of artwork file formats and convert them into error-free printable formats. The use of specialized software ensures very high accuracy and efficiency
Computer-to-Plate (CTP) Machine
Offset Plate Processor
Hi-end Apple Mac computers for designing
ESKO workflow system with specialized software such as ArtiosCad, DeskPad & Plato
State-of-the-art print production is supported by a number of large and medium format offset printing presses and full-color digital printing presses
Three 6-colour Presses, 2 Heidelberg (German) & 1 Komori (Japanese) with in-line coatin
One 5-colour Heidelberg Press
Press colour management software such as mellow color
Electronic verification of prints
Competent technical team
Post-press is equipped with a fleet of finishing machines and a range of machines that can add value to printed products that offer a wider choice of customer preferences
Our value-added services both in press and post-press include:
Printing on metalized substrates
Spot & blanket varnishing
UV, drip-off, semi-gloss & matt varnishing
3D and 2D embossing & debossing
Hot foil stamping
Gloss & matt lamination
Pre-folding and gluing
Complete book binding which included, folding, gathering, wire stitching, spiraling, hard cover making and many more
We take utmost care in ensuring 100% accuracy and quality in Printing. As much as packed products, we ensure that safety, accuracy, and quality are not compromised at any cost.
Our advanced 6-colour large and medium format Heidelberg and Komori presses are equipped with in-line coating facilities and colour management features. The recognition and accolades we have received over the years from the printing and packaging industry stand as a testimony to our product quality.
From small to large runs our offset press has the experience and technology to tackle just about any job.
Our high-tech printers are designed to meet the high-speed, high-quality demands of commercial printing requirements bringing new capabilities to a number of sectors including publications, variable data printing, and all types of printed packaging material.
UV Screen Printing
UV screen printing and coating provide value addition to our customer products to stand out from the rest. The fully automated screen print process guarantees perfect registration irrespective of the print area with offset printed material ensuring final product quality.
Our State-of-the-art Die Cutting machines are so versatile. Precise cutting, accurate pressure on creating, and fine edge 2D & 3D embossing with almost zero tolerance are the key features of these machines.
These machines are also supported by a fully automated state-of-the-art offline carton breaking machine and a fully automatic high-speed print quality inspection machine. Both these machines can handle large volumes.
Fully automated hot and cold stamping / foiling machines are also an added advantage to this fleet of post-press machines.
We provide the highest quality bindery and finishing services on time and on budget. Our attention to detail and dedicated staff assures each job is completed with precision and care.
High Tech QMS
Electronic Verification (EV) System
Our EV system ensures accuracy, quality, and precision at all times in all our print jobs, which allows us to give reassurance to our customers.
The Company employs well-qualified, skilled, and experienced individuals at all levels. Many individuals have gained vast knowledge in all areas of the industry through years of valuable contributions. We believe in building up people, who will in turn help us build our business. This is why we follow an ongoing process linked to the performance appraisal system where we identify the training needs of our workforce and fulfill them. We also focus on increased engagement and welfare for the employees through the organization of annual sporting and leisure events, multi-cultural and religious celebrations, health camps, etc.
Our management team comprises technically qualified professionals across all functions and processes who have many years of industry experience & exposure,
The highly skilled, self-motivated, and experienced workforce in the Company has the technical know-how to produce unmatchable print products for our valuable customers. By continuously investing in innovation and technology the Company has built a competent workforce which is a competitive advantage for the Company to rise in the industry in Sri Lanka. The newly built LEED Gold-certified and carbon-neutral facility include a well-organized workflow to ensure health & safety and a pleasant working environment which will lead to retaining our self-motivated workforce.
Aitken Spence Printing is a fully owned Strategic Business Unit (SBU) of a highly diversified blue-chip conglomerate, Aitken Spence PLC. Aitken Spence Printing is governed by the corporate governance of Aitken Spence PLC. Due to the immense corporate support, Aitken Spence Printing has evolved into a dynamic operation and is able to survive sustainably even in Economic, Social, and Environmental crisis.