Fine Art Trade Guild – Guild North West Event 2023

Circumstances haven’t really allowed Slater Harrison to throw their doors open to the trade in recent years, so it was great to get a substantial turn out for the Fine Art Trade Guild’s North West event which ColourMount hosted with D&J Simons and Valiani. ColourMount and D&J Simons have worked together in Framing for over 40 […]

Fine Art Trade Guild – art+print+frame.expo 2023

The Fine Art Trade Guild organised an Art+Print+Frame Expo on Sunday 24th September in Stratford-upon-Avon. This was a one day tabletop expo offering visitors demonstrations and seminars alongside exhibition stands and displays in a friendly atmosphere. There were seminars and demonstrations from Artists, Framers, Digital Printers, Cutting Machines, Software Providers and other suppliers of the […]

London Packaging Week 2023

Anyone who’s exhibited at a trade show will know that before the curtain falls and the visitors stream in a huge amount of hard work and thought goes into the planning. To say it feels like organising a military exercise may sound a bit dramatic, but having some army training would definitely have been an […]

Slater Harrison achieve ISO 9001 certification

Slater Harrison are pleased to announce we have achieved ISO 9001 accreditation. ISO 9001 is a globally recognised standard for quality management systems. To become ISO 9001 certified, an organisation must undergo an audit by a certification body that is accredited by an internationally recognised accreditation body. ISO 9001 certification is not a one-time event, […]

New addition – Lemu re-reeling line

We are pleased to announce the addition our new Lemu re-reeling line. This was been quickly installed and is already operational thanks to chief engineer Kevin Duffin and his team. It has been a busy period for the team as they have recently installed a second scalloping machine for border rolls and are installing a […]

2023 Stock Build

The last three years have been problematic for many reasons. Brexit and the Global Pandemic figured heavily in this period, but nobody forecast the resulting supply chain issues we all faced to some degree in 2022. Staff turnover was at an all-time high. The U.K. was advertising 1.8 million job vacancies at one point. Paper […]

Sustainable Functional and Barrier Coatings

Plastic lined paperboards are traditionally used to achieve water, vapour and grease resistant barriers. The use of plastic lined paperboard also has some disadvantages, particularly in terms of its environmental impact. The plastic coating is not biodegradable and can contribute to waste and pollution. Moreover, the recycling of plastic lined paperboard can be challenging, as […]

Our Brand Values

It’s fair to say that we want our packaging to offer a point of difference, and reflect our brand values. Using a bespoke paper or board, designed by yourself and unique to your brand will give you this, but at what cost? The large paper groups aren’t set up to produce special colours, they want […]

Seashell Trust Christmas Cheer

The end of 2022 saw us make a considerable donation to charity rather than sending Christmas cards. We chose to donate to the Macclesfield golf clubs captains charity. Paul Bowden (Captain MGC and Sales Manager at Slater Harrison) chose Seashell trust as his chosen charity because of the excellent work Slater Harrison help towards. Seashell is a Manchester based […]

FamaArt Bologna, Italy 2022

After over 4 years since the last show, it was great to be exhibiting in Bologna at FamaArt 2022. We met a large number of our colleagues, customers and potential customers in the picture framing industry. As well as promoting the complete range of our products, including Museum, Archival, Conservation White Core, Standard White Core, […]