Welcome to the
Pensord Group
The Pensord Group is one of the most well
equipped print groups in the UK comprising
of brands that will cater for almost any requirement
from short run books to long run magazines to
case bound publications and almost anything
in between.
Our group has a rich and colourful heritage
with Cambrian Printers boasting over 100 years
of high quality book production history and
Pensord able to reflect on over 50 years
dedicated to the publishing industry producing
magazine and journals. Complimenting the
experience and knowledge is significant
investment in the latest printing, finishing and
front end technology to the best quality and
most efficient practises.
These two well established and respected
brands are complimented with short run digital
printing at Pensord Digital and dedicated
design service provided through Pensord Design.
We have brought these brands closer together
in recent times to ensure the best and most
efficient passage of production and best
communication so all aspects of the business
can work seemlessly as one.

The Pensord Group

The complete production resource for publishers, authors and content creators
Specialist magazine and periodicals printer

Established in 1969, Pensord is a market leader in the area of Magazines, Journals and Brochures.  We have carved out a niche of serving small to medium sized, independently owned publishing companies and take care of the file supply, print, finishing and fulfilment.  Our aim is to provide seamless, trouble-free end-to-end service so our clients can get on with running their businesses whilst we look after everything else.

Pensord boasts an impressive array of firepower with 3 long perfecting printing presses, high speed folding and a huge capacity for saddle-stitched and perfect bound publications.

Short run, multi-page projects and book printing

A company steeped in history having been involved in the manufacture of printed publications for almost one hundred years. Today Cambrian is a well equipped specialist in multi-page, high quality books, catalogues and brochures.

We have the print firepower covered to produce high quality print and have all finishing requirements covered too with Perfect Binding, PUR, Thread-sewing and Case-binding all on hand.

Cambrian produce some of the finest high quality bound work in the UK and combine heritage and know-how with modern technology and efficiency.

High quality printing with runs starting from just 1 copy

Pensord Digital is a superb digital printing facility which provides short run high quality print.

With four digital print engines running off a web 2 print front end and an impressive array of finishing including PUR binding, booklet making and fully automated cutting, creasing and folding this facility really fills the gap from a single copy right up to litho.

Design plus layout and production services

You want your content looking good and working hard and the Pensord Design team draws on years of experience to achieve engaging, consistent and creative solutions for print projects from magazines to reports and from flyers to media packs. Whether you want a bold new look, a refresh or creative layout into your templates we can work with you to make your content work harder for you. Great content deserves great design.

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Which Pensord Group company is best for my requirements?

Not sure who is best to contact for your job? Take a look below to see which of the Pensord group businesses will be the best suited to your print and finishing requirements. If you have any special requirements there isn't much we can't manage. Just call us on 01495 223721 and we will be happy to go through the options with you.

Our other services including editorial design, mailing and apps can be found in the our products section below.

Pensord Press

  • Saddle Stitched (up to 50,000 copies)
  • Perfect Bound (up to 30,000 copies)
  • PUR Bound (up to 20,000 copies and 224 pages)
  • Flat Sheet
  • Magazines, brochures, periodicals
  • Medium run lengths and page counts

Cambrian Printers

  • PUR Binding (print runs up to 10,000 copies)
  • Thread sewn
  • Case bound
  • Books
  • Catalogues
  • Multi-page specialists

Pensord Digital

  • Saddle stitched from 1 copy
  • Perfect bound books from 1 copy
  • Flyers and leaflets
  • Business cards and stationery
  • Posters
  • Multi folded products

Information, Products and Services and Learning

Find out more about what we do and how we do it

Tip: Getting a quote

The more information you can give us the more accurately we can quote so remember to include as much detail as possible. Variables such as format (page size ie A4 or 230mm x 280mm); paper weight and finish (ie gloss coated, 115gsm); binding style (eg. stitched or perfect bound); cover finish (eg. matt lamination or machine varnish) and, of course, how many you need will all affect the final price. If you need to discuss your requirements with an advisor please contact us and we will be delighted to talk you through the option that best suit your publication.

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Pensord and the environment

The Pensord Group gives more than just a nod to our environmental responsibilities, we go way beyond that. In addition to having up to date accreditation/certification for ISO14001, FSC and PEFC we are also certificated as Zero to Landfill (obtained and maintained since 2011); provide full sustainable alternatives to polywrap for all mailed products providing the opportunity to negate the use of single use plastic and in 2021 have made the decision to carbon balance all of our paper stocks.

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Pages printed every minute of every day

Titles from over 350 clients worldwide

percent to landfill since 2012

Our Team

We love what we do and we do it with passion.

Client Testimonials

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Recent News

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Contact us

To contact us centrally you can use the form below or if you prefer you can contact the individual areas of our business directly using the links provided:
Tel: 01495 223721 or Email us here

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