WHAT WE DO
Up to 80 microns in a single pass. The sky's the limit with multiple passes!
Raised Foil in a variety of different colours - all achieved with no dies, plates or films.
Creating unique effects which were previously difficult or impossible using conventional methods.
The ability to have multiple foil layers in different colours.
Variable data foil and/or polymer. Each sheet can be unique and bespoke.
We have a combined 30+ years of design expertise.
Covering 5,000 sq ft, the Fuse branch consists of three main sectors – the brainstorming room, where clients meet with the in-house graphics team to watch their ideas come to life; buzz zone, which focuses on inspiration and innovation; and production room, where visitors can watch the machine transform digital graphics into a printed product while they wait.
£500,000 investment in new machinery, housed in a custom built clean area.
Specialist digital foiling and varnishing machine – the first of its kind to be introduced to the UK for the carton market.
Our in house designers, not only create artwork but are also experienced in operating the machine. This combined knowledge puts us at the forefront of this new technology.
This room is climate controlled and is fitted with a large screen for digital presentations and has a glass wall for observing the production area.
The Wilkins group has over 50 years experience in retail packaging and is the largest independently run company in its sector. We have facilities in the U.K, Romania, Sri Lanka, China & joint ventures in Bangladesh, India and U.S.A.
FUSE is the latest venture within the Wilkins Group, branching out into the digital market.
Inks & coatings
4 x Komori Printing Presses
Conventional Hot Foiler
6 x Die cutting & creasing machines
5 x Window filming machines
6 x Gluing machines
3 x Forming Machines
Digital Foil & varnish
ISO 12647-2 Proofer
2 x CAD Plotters
MK Quality Checker
"What a great experience. The service and facilities are second to none.
It was great to spend the day at Fuse and develop our concepts with the design team. Nowhere else have we been able to turn around finished samples so quickly and see so many variations with foil and varnish.
- Truly impressive "
Anthony Boseley & Lucy McMillan
"At Scodix we get the chance to work with many customers around the World and now more and more in packaging so working together with The Wilkins Group made a lot of sense. Since the start of the project in 2016 it was clear to us that Wilkins had taken their decision to go into digital very seriously. For starters they are one of only a few of the hundreds of Scodix customers World wide that branded their new product portfolio and gave it a specific identity. This identity was carried through into the Buzz Zone which was a very smart idea. If there’s one aspect though that surprised the Scodix team even more than that, was the creativity and just how smartly Fuse use the Scodix technology in their Folding Carton designs, some truly amazing new pieces have been created and we can certainly say like nothing else we have ever seen, we’ll probably have to ban them from entering the Scodix annual design competition in order to avoid a whitewash !"
Head of Packaging | Scodix
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Private Road Number 1
Colwick Industrial Estate
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