News & Updates from Amethyst Mailing

Below you will find all the news & updates relevant to direct mail and Amethyst.


Amethyst undergoing extensive environmental accreditation scheme

Amethyst has commenced on an extensive plan to highlight its environmental policies and achieve accreditation by doing so. The scheme has commenced with undergoing the accreditation for the Greenmark level 2 system which is the higher of the Greenmark scheme and is aimed to be completed by the end of 2012 early 2013 once completed Amethyst intends to move on to achieve further accreditation such as ISO 14001. You can see our environmental policy here...


50% capacity increase in mono laser printing

Investment in our personalisation department has given increased capacity and flexibility find out more here...


Ever wanted the use of full variable colour?

The introduction of full colour capability and the ability to produce fully customised graphics gives you true freedom in creativity to personalise your direct mail packs find out more...


Heavy Stock printing and personalisation

Printing of heavy stock upto 512gsm in full colour and fully personalised find out more...


New Sales vacancy

Want to work in a company where you efforts can make a real difference to you and the team supporting you then check out our jobs page.


Is Amethyst the best equipped mailing house in West Sussex?

Amethyst have invested in an automated polywrapping line to take their clients polywrapped direct mail. Does this make us the best equipped mailing house in West Sussex?

To read more about the new polywrapping line click here Polywrapping.


Savings on your postage

Want to achieve savings on your direct mail? Have a look at our overview of Royal Mails mailsort schemes.
Royal Mail MailSort...


The Cluster print setup

Here our IT manager Glyn looks at the use of a cluster environment with regards to laser printing for direct mail and if there are benefits over the large printing options.
Cluster options full story...


Enclosing Options

Here Amethyst's managing director John Rowling tries to give an overview of what your options are when it comes to enclosing. Both hand enclosing and machine enclosing are looked at with the benefits discussed.
Enclosing options full story...


Envelope supply

Looking for a knowledgeable envelope supplier? Look no further. Amethyst can use its bulk buying power to supply you with great envelope supply and envelope printing.
Envelope supply full story...


Litho Vs Digital Print?

Digital is fast emerging as a consideration for the direct mail industry against the more traditional methods of print production. If you want to know more Litho Vs Digital click here...


Electronic Marketing

Electronic marketing or eMarketing is fastly emerging as another string to the bow of direct marketing.
E marketing full story...


Paper & Envelope size reference

We know that sometimes it can be hard to remember exactly what measurement a certain paper size or envelope is. So here is a quick reference for your use. Paper and Envelopes click here


Data Quality

Data quality is king and as such Amethyst is pleased to offer a full bureau service, to aid in all your data needs. Amethyst will offer a no obligation free data audit of any data file you supply.
Free data audit click here...


Machine Enclosing

Machine enclosing is often the method of choice and offers significant savings over the hand alternative. To find out more visit our Machine Enclosing page here


Hand Enclosing

Amethyst has at its disposal significant hand enclosing experience allowing the enclosing and finishing of complicated non machinable packs. To find out more visit our Hand Enclosing page here