NATPRINT

Background

National Printing & Packaging, NATPRINT has come a long way from its humble beginnings as Aslin Reil over sixty years ag o. In 1957 it merged with Mard on , Son and Hall of Bristol, England and former Mardon Aslin. In 1961, they merged with Rhodesian Printers to form Mardon Printers and became market leaders. During the period 1961 to 1975 they incorporated Typocrafters, a security printing company in Bulaw ayo. In 1987 they sold out to Zimbabwe Newspapers (1980) Private Limited and Natprint was born. Zimpapers Group of Companies is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange.

Our factory boasts of one and two colour as well as state of the art four and five colour printing presses and reel fed presses ( web s). We have a fully fledged origination department that is able to design and originate anything from tickets to multi-section books and directories.

Over the years, Natprint has established itself as a supplier of packaging cartons to the food, detergent and tobacco indust ries . We are also renowned in the scholastic sector as a producer of quality textbooks and exercise books. Commercially, we produce magazines, annual reports, bulletins, calendars, brochures and labels for the beverage and chemical industries . The company employs 200 personnel at any time. All machine operators are fully qualified journeymen who are constantly being exposed to the demands and requirements of new printing technology.

Our market coverage is countrywide and we have established distribution networks to deliver customized cartons, labels, books and general commercial print jobs to every town in the country. We have also extended our market to Zambia and Malawi.

At Natprint we are passionate about serving the customer to their satisfaction. Granted ISO 90 01:20 0 8 Quality Management System. This is an internationally recognized system of quality assurance .

The nature of our business is best conducted on a personal selling level as jobs are done to customer specification. We therefore operate on a daily , weekly and monthly call plan basis depending on the needs of each customer. Our Sales Representatives call on customers to check on their requirements, update them on the status of their orders, assist on format designs, get feedback on product performance and generally educate/advise the customer on market trends etc. The call cycle is a mutually agreed time frame between our Sales Representative and the customer.

Our delivery lead times are customer specific and it is our promise that we endeavour to deliver quality product(s) on time to our customers. We have a standby generator as an alternative power source during power outages.

PackagingBooksGeneralOriginationFinishing
Cartons
Labels
Text books,
Magazines
Journals
Bulletins
Orders
Invoices
 Leaflets
Stationery
Brochures
Tickets
Flyers
Design
Films
Plates
Sewing
Stitching
Binding
Cutting
Creasing
Folding