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.

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. Held at The Royal Lancaster hotel on the edge of London’s Hyde Park, the FlexoTech Awards celebrates the very best of what the flexo industry has to offer, while the Digital Printer Awards, held at the Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square, London, brings out the best of digital printing, and the Print, Design & Marketing Awards, held aboard the Silver Sturgeon, River Thames (affectionately known as The ‘Boat’ Awards), acknowledges elegant print jobs, innovative design and superb marketing campaigns.

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

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.

Our events

Our other sites