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Our Story

Welcome to Heaford – experts in prepress efficiency

We are a global supplier of high-quality mounting and proofing machines and auxiliary equipment dedicated to improving prepress efficiency and productivity in the flexo and gravure industries. Fully supported by an international network of agents and service partners, our pioneering products provide reliability and confidence for leading print converters. Established in 1983 in Manchester, UK, Heaford is a privately owned progressive business built on strong family values and integrity.

Our organisation in numbers

5000 +

Machines Sold

100 +

Countries Sold To

70 %

Sales To Repeat Customers

Our Products

Product quality without compromise – manufactured in the UK

From basic machines for start-ups, to innovative solutions for multi-press installations for global converters, our product range is the most diverse in the industry. We collaborate closely with customers to provide the optimum solution, which isn’t always the most complex or expensive. Our experienced engineers combined with our best-in-class suppliers ensure we deliver quality without compromise. Every Heaford product is manufactured in the UK at our Manchester site.

Technical Support

Responsive support for maximum machine uptime

We understand the importance of keeping machines operational. Heaford’s dedicated global service team includes highly skilled mechatronic engineers with extensive knowledge of the printing process. Our range of technical support services includes online diagnostics, machine upgrades and preventive maintenance packages. A large parts inventory enables us to support a wide range of products, both old and new.

What our customers say about us


Flexo 2024 San Salvador

18/07/2024 to 19/07/2024
El Salvador

Labelexpo Americas 2024

10/09/2024 to 12/09/2024
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Chicago