About us

Whitmar Publications is a leading specialist publisher in the commercial and packaging printing markets.

Through its magazines, websites and popular events, the company is renowned for its high quality and industry focused content.

Our magazines

The industry’s only magazine focused on commercial digital printing. Bringing readers the latest news in this innovative and creative industry sector Digital Printer not only looks at the technology of digital print but how printers can realistically use this within their
own business model.

As the longest running magazine in the Whitmar portfolio, FlexoTech is an established title, dedicated to the flexographic printing industry. Packed full of the latest news and industry features, FlexoTech is a must read for anyone in the flexible packaging
and labels market.

Focusing on the digital side of the packaging and labels market, Digital Labels & Packaging brings readers all the latest news from this exciting sector. The magazine includes detailed case studies to show printers and converters just what can be achieved
with digital printing.

The website dedicated to every aspect of the burgeoning textile printing market. From DTG to dye sublimation, interior decoration to fashion, we provide all the latest news, insight, opinion and analysis from across the most exiting sector in the industry.

Our events

Our other sites

Founded in January 1989, Whitmar Publications quickly grew to become one of the leading specialist publisher in the commercial and packaging printing markets. Its goal is to deliver high quality editorial content through its printed magazines, online portals, events and social media channels.

At the end of 2012, the company took the decision to concentrate its publications on the growing areas of the printing sector, and it now boasts three of the leading trade titles within the industry, Digital Printer, FlexoTech and Digital Labels & Packaging.

To help the readers understand and create opportunities from the fast changes in the print industry, the company also organises a variety of conferences, seminars and roundtable events, such as the Digital Print for Brand Success Conference.

Furthermore, Whitmar Publications has built a fine reputation for putting on the best awards events in the industry.

The FlexoTech Awards, held at the Royal Lancaster London on the edge of London’s Hyde Park, celebrates the very best of what the flexo industry has to offer.

The Digital Printer Awards, held at the InterContinental London Park Lane, brings out the best of digital printing.

The Digital Labels & Packaging Awards, held at the Kia Oval, London, celebrates excellence in digital packaging.

Timeline and milestones

  • January 1989
  • April 1989
  • September 1991
  • October 1994
  • November 1999
  • August 2004
  • April 2006
  • December 2007
  • May 2010
  • December 2012
  • November 2013
  • August 2018
  • January 2019
  • September 2021
  • July 2022
  • January 2024
  • May 2024
Whitmar Publications