We are Edale.



Our expertise in narrow to mid web flexographic, digital printing and converting equipment for primary labels, cartons and about packaging is globally acknowledged.

We focus on engineering, research, development and new technologies, with a significant proportion of our profits being reinvested in new product development.

Our UK based Special Projects Team deliver the flexibility you won’t find anywhere else, and we embrace complicated or unusual projects however niche the application. We are a global company, with trusted agents and distributors worldwide.  You can probably find an Edale press in any part of the world.

We have customers worldwide who we support from initial consultation, design and build through to production and installation, and we strive to provide world-class, after-sales service and support. Our passion is engineering, and we are proud that our presses are designed and engineered by our in-house team of engineers at our UK Headquarters in our purpose-built factory.


British Manufactures with 75 Years’ Experience

Our presses are designed and engineered by our in-house team of engineers.

World-Class Research & Development

We have ground-breaking innovation, ease of use, reliability and a lifetime of service.

Tailor-Made Solutions

From customisation of our existing range through to completely bespoke solutions.

Worldwide Support

Global reach with local knowledge and expertise to provide the best possible services.

Digital Hybrid Integration

Collaboration with trusted inkjet partners provides tailor-made Hybrid digital solutions tailored to your specific needs.

Proven Technology

We collaborate with major Design and Manufacturing teams across the world to deliver cutting edge innovation.

Edale - A brief history

April 2022

Edale was Acquired by Canon Production Printing a member of the Canon group. Edale remains a UK legal entity branded Edale. Existing management and strategies remain.

April 2021

Fast forward 11 years, we have learnt a lot and innovated and adapted our business to ensure we keep moving forward through continued investment in R&D. We partner with leading companies, including AGFA, ABG, and Fujifilm.


This year marks a significant milestone as we celebrate Edales’ 75th Anniversary. We are proud to be a British manufacturer of sophisticated printing machines which are exported all over the world.


Edale moved from Romsey to a purpose-built 60,000 square ft manufacturing facility in Hampshire, UK.


A further acquisition was made. PB&E Engineering, manufacturing of hot foil stamping machines.


Edale acquired Fabrint, a market leader in Flat Bed, multicolour web screen presses. During this time Bruder Henn in Austria became key trading partners.


Todays Board of Directors assumed the responsibility and re-established Edale as a leading manufacturer of printing & converting machines.


Lonsdale purchased Hall Kelly. In 1982 it was acquired by Edale. Edale grew substantially with modular and stack flexo presses, screen machines and a range of specials for the medical market.


The Company was brought by Lonsdale who sub-contracted the manufacture of flexo presses for Hall Kelly.


Company start to develop its own label printing machines. Hundreds were sold all over the world.


The Company’s origins began as the engineering arm of British American Tobacco.


In the last ten years, we have driven a rapid evolution of our range of presses to get us to where we are today.

A key factor to our success is our collaboration with major world-renowned design and manufacturing teams across the world to deliver cutting edge innovation. We work with some of the biggest names in the industry, and we are proud of our associations with them and the contributions made by our teams, including Canon, Fujifilm, ABG, AGFA and FFEI.

What makes Edale great?

Our vision for the future is clear; we will build on and develop new partnerships worldwide and continue to innovate, customise and provide solutions to the printing sector.

We have kept moving forward, it’s about pushing the boundaries, knowing when to stop and understanding when to keep going with your idea, often resulting in ground-breaking design.

We are excited about the future, and we will continue to adapt and evolve. The continued growth in the printing industry and specifically in the carton market give us an ideal opportunity due to our single-pass flexo and flatbed die-cutting technology which have been developed from the ground up and in collaboration with carton printers.

Our in-house team are the best in the industry; we have a gifted team with deep roots. They have the engineering expertise and knowledge of the industry and have been an integral part of Edale growth and the evolution of our presses over many years.