Why choose us?

International Reputation

Since 1948, Bowers and Freeman has built an international reputation for supplying high-specification, premium-quality products that are more durable and accurate than those from other sources.

Premium-Quality Products

Manufactured to high specifications and close tolerances with continuous development of our processes and exploration of different materials we offer new ideas to our customers to enable them to extend the life of our products with no reduction in quality.

Excellent Customer Service

We will help resolve technical issues and offer high levels of expertise. Our partnership with PBE Marking Systems Ltd means we can provide all round customer service from machining issues to foil to printing issues.

Highly Experienced Staff

Our staff have a wealth of knowledge and expertise which they use for the benefit of our customers. Many employees have undergone additional training for us to utilise current thinking alongside their extensive experience.

Bowers and Freeman Products

Our products are used across the world in the packaging of food and pharmaceuticals, the decorative printing of cosmetics packaging, security printing and aerospace.

Scalloped edge steel cutters
Steel packaging type
Header punches

Experience the excellence and innovation of Bowers and Freeman!

We’re here to help you

Our internationally renowned company, established in 1948, combines British craftsmanship with state-of-the-art technology.  With three generations of expertise, we are committed to supplying high-quality products and outstanding customer service.  Collaborations with Brunel University and Sheffield Hallam University ensure we stay at the forefront of manufacturing technology.  From our Leicester headquarters, we supply high-quality and long-lasting first and second-operation heading punches, stamps, fillet rolls and other products for aerospace. We supply the highest quality silicone rubber dies, engraved metal dies, type and wordblocks and more to customers worldwide.

Discover our range of products for the aerospace, cosmetics packaging, food and pharmaceutical industries.  

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Call us: +44 (0) 116 2785311

For the highest quality products providing accuracy and longevity for hot foil printing of plastic decoration, pharmaceutical and food packaging and aerospace.

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Work with us to find solutions to your hot foil printing issues

  • Innovation, precision, expertise, manufacturing excellence
  • For quality heading punches, stamps and precision parts for aerospace
  • Minimum order quantities are much smaller than the industry average for type and wordblocks
  • Explore the possibilities offered by hot foil printing onto new materials

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For advice and helpful hints about all things hot foil printing please see our blog