We are specialists at providing cover for specific requirements, and the print industry is a classic example of that. So if you are fed up with "Off the shelf" insurance solutions then please give one of our professional staff a call or fill out the form above and they will be able to get to know your business and assess your risk.
For a commercial printing press there is a fair amount of risk associated with running the day to day business which some insurers find a challenge. From the different types of specialist machinery and computer software through to the materials used to produce your end product, in particular fire.
The HSE highlight "Particular risks in printing include":
Fires in Infrared Dryers and UV curing units due to paper
Explosions in dryers due to blanket wash solvent levels
Fire and explosion in flexographic and gravure printing due to flammable inks"
We take into consideration what the insurers will be looking at in order to assess your risks and also how you are managing these risks. For example if solvents are used they are low flash point and therefore not as high risk. Alternatively, if it means that your business does not use solvents or infrared dryers for example, with this information we can ensure the appropriate level of insurance is applied. Most online insurance companies will take this information as a default confirmation so you can often end up with more cover than you need, we take pride in finding you the best cover for the best rates.
In certain circumstances we will meet with you at your premises take photos which we will then use to build a risk portfolio.
For commercial printers you will require cover for: