We use only 'market leader' branded materials printed on modern high speed litho presses.
We use only Giroform NCR paper - the market leader.
80gsm throughout for 2 part and 3 part. 4 part and above will often use lighter weight middle sheets to aid impression transfer.
Giroform gives a guaranteed 10 year image life.
Next day carrier delivery throughout the UK
Our NCR books are wire stitched, perforated and tape-bound and will not come apart even under the most demanding conditions.
Blocks of 50 sets gummed together. Each set is removed after use.
Manilla cover board is used as impression shield.
Individual glued NCR sets supplied loose in a box.
We will design your custom form to your exact requirements entirely for free!
Anything that is printed must have artwork.
If you need a custom form you will either have to pay for artwork or create it yourself.
For NCR forms prices normally range between £20 and £50.
We provide this service free of charge.
NCR forms are normally part of a business or organisational process.
To design a good form knowledge of the process (you) and print design skill (us) are both needed.
After you have placed your order we will work with you to create the ideal form for your application.
We use our experience to guide the process but you are in full control.
It doesn't normally take long to design a professional form for any purpose.
We will never print without your final proof approval.
There really is no hidden catch - this level of service is what we do.
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Also see how our templates look when printed and assess the standard of our design work.
Most local printers are "digital". This usually means they print using a laser printer and outsource printwork that is unsuitable for their equipment.
However, for forms production the litho process is far more appropriate.
It is better quality, much faster, much cheaper, and more accurate.
We own and operate about 30 tons of precision, industrial grade, specialist forms production equipment.
Since we serve the whole UK market and deliver nationwide there are significant economies of scale and repetition.
This explains why we are almost certainly much cheaper than your local printer.
Consider our on-site production capacity (theoretical maximum)
Print : 180,000 A5 forms per hour (cmyk and pantone)
Perforate : 96,000 A5 forms per hour (online and offline with crossperf)
Number : 82,000 A5 forms per hour (online rotary, offline rotary and pneumatic)
Collate : 80,000 A5 forms per hour
We are capable of producing about 5 tons of print in a single day. We never do, but this significant capacity
means you shouldn't find us "unable to cope".
Caralan have been suppliers of litho printed NCR forms to the UK printing trade for over 30 years.
In fact our business was originally founded as a trade house
Our IT, management and production systems are well developed and highly streamlined.
This means we can reliably supply the highest quality litho printed NCR forms to the trade at prices that our competitors, whether litho or digital, can rarely match.
White Label Service
Once you tell us you are a reseller all your subsequent orders will be flagged on our workflow system for "White Label" service.
You can then dropship with confidence knowing the recipient will be unable to identify Caralan as the production or despatch location.
If you wish to supply your own documentation or specific packaging requirements we can usually handle that too.
With the introduction of GDPR, the Snowden revelations and the many well publicised corporate data breaches there is more public concern about data security than ever before.
We do not collect information beyond what we need to conduct our business.
We will never intentionally divulge any information you give us to any third party except when we need to do so in order to conduct our own business, or when we are required to do so by a legitimate authority.
We take reasonable care to protect your information against unauthorised access.
We do not collect or store your card details and online payments are taken through a payment portal, either HSBC Global Payments or Paypal.
Other than the payment portals mentioned we do not allow the collection of data via our website that can be used by any third party to identify or track you and
we will not knowingly allow third parties to run code on our systems or your browser via our website.
We do not allow third party cookies or local storage and our site sets only a single "Session Only" (non-persistent) cookie for the basket.
All requests to our website are automatically directed to secure pages, ie we effectively do not allow insecure connections.
Our website has no concept of "Account Login" and so we do not collect your passwords.
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If you wish to inspect or remove any of your data please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our customers are almost all businesses and organisations.
Consequently most of the data we hold is already in the public domain and we don't have any interest in collecting your personal information.
We aren't interested in your age, gender, income group or personal contact details and our IT systems are not designed with the capability to collect, hold or process this type of data.