About Us - The Ink Makers since 1786

Company and Partners

Shackell Edwards® and Druckfarben Global Network offices are based in Poole servicing the UK and exporting worldwide as the Number 1 independent UK ink manufacturer; supplying Lithographic offset printing inks, varnishes, coatings, blankets and pressroom chemicals to the commercial printing and packaging sectors.

Distributor Partners service customers across the globe with an unrivalled range of excellent quality value products.

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People and Customer Service

Grant Penfield Managing Director Commercial Sheetfed, Dealers UK & ROI has 26 years industry experience. His team like-wise are vastly experienced in technical and customer service. A customer Helpline and same day delivery availability, is proof of this.

There is help with product testing, trials, data sheets, colour matching and training.

Silkoseal and Eco Friendly Product Range

Shackell Edwards® manufacture the market leading 'Silkoseal®' Silk Sealer and supply high performance Eco friendly lithographic offset printing inks, varnishes, coatings, blankets and pressroom chemicals to the commercial printing and packaging sectors.

The Silkoseal® range of oil based sealers is based on renewable raw materials. All other products in our extensive range are based on fully vegetable based voc free systems.


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History

Shackell Edwards® has been in the business of supplying ink to printers ever since 1786. Ink was provided in 1810 for the first book printed mechanically and for the Penny Black in 1840.

The company has held true to a tradition of excellence for printing ink, which originates with its foundation in Londons Fleet Street over 200 years ago. In 2009 Druckfarben Global Network safeguard the Shackell Edwards® name as part of the Poole based Company. Contact us for more on the history.


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