Here is a list of links to suppliers of equipment, consumables and services to the Letterpress, Hot foiling, embossing and vulcanized rubber stamp trades. They are mostly South African but also some international links who ship worldwide. We have tried to indicate the location of the supplier where relevant. The categories are not absolute as some suppliers have a diverse portfolio.
Tell your supplier you found him here on the Calrose Typesetters web site
www.calrose.co.zaCalrose Typesetters Supplier of leading, borders and type slugs. Open Tuesdays and Thursdays. Johannesburg.
www.polyflex.co.zaPolyFlex Suppliers of Repro services and plate makeing and mounting, primarily for Flexographic printing but some polymer plates also suitable for Letterpress. Durban, Johannesburg, Cape Town & East London.
www.sappi.co.zasappi Producer of paper for all industries with specifications online. Wholesale supplier. All areas.
We make updates when we have new information or are advised of changes to details. If you would like to be added or removed from this list please contact the webmaster and he will make the relevant changes. Please note that we are not affiliated with these companies so we cannot be held responsible for the content on any of their web sites, similarly we do not endorse any of these providers unless it is specifically indicated.
Here is a link to a YouTube video clip of Letterpress printing