Co-Owners of Autoprint Labelling Systems, John Ayton & Michael Murray pictured at their premises in Mullaghboy Industrial Estate, Navan. Photo: David Mullen/

Labelled as the best....Autoprint Labelling Systems specialise in reliable, cost effective systems

Autoprint Labelling Systems offer tailormade label application and printing solutions for a wide range of industries, backed up with an unrivalled support service.

Now more than 35 years in business, Autoprint Labelling Systems, based in Mullaghboy Industrial Estate in Navan sources and supplies the most advanced technology in labelling systems, thus maximising efficiency for their customer, backed up with an expert support service.

Autoprint was set up by John Ayton and Michael Murray in 1988, operating initially from a small office at Navan's Bridge Street. Both had worked as engineers with Scriptomatic and saw an opportunity to set up a business to service the equipment of its customers after the company closed.

Autoprint quickly grew and later expanded into sourcing and supplying address labelling and printing systems as well as continuing the service and maintainance element of their business.

Neil Cole operates a label press to generate bespoke label sizes in the AutoPrint Labelling warehouse. Photo by David Mullen

Co-director John Ayton explained that they strive to provide their customers with optimal label application and printing solutions for their specific needs to save time and maximise efficiency. They specialise in providing reliable, user-friendly and cost-effective systems for a wide range of industries such as food, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, hospitals, airports, and manufacturing.

"Every industry sets specific demands. However, the key concerns of our customers are basically the same. Information- whether printed on labels or applied directly onto packaging or components- must be clearly legible and concise," said John.

In the automotive sector, labelling ensures that components to the smallest screw are traceable. In logistics, labelling guarantees scheduled delivery. On electrical devices, type plates refer to performance data and use. The pharmaceutical industry sees labelling prevent errors relevant to health.

On food, labelling informs about ingredients and on textiles about its best possible care.

Autoprint Labelling Systems provide solutions for product marking and a large amount of accessories for any demand. The product range includes label printers, print and apply systems and label dispensers.

In addition, they manufacture and provide labels and thermal transfer ribbons for the perfect imprint. Utilising state-of-the-art software and hardware, and collaborating with leading manufacturers and global experts such as Epson, Zebra Technologies, and Cab,they deliver high quality backed by ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 cutting-edge solutions tailored to client's needs.

Co-Owner John Ayton inspects a roll of labels in the AutoPrint Labelling warehouse. Photo by David Mullen

Along with the standard label printing printer and software that allow you to print any variable information and barcodes etc onto your existing preprinted labels or onto plain white labels, advancements in technology mean they can now provide clients with their own in-house full-colour label design and printing solution, boasting a user-friendly interface. This allows customers unparalleled flexibility and the means to produce their own variety of full colour labels in various sizes, quantities, and designs.

With over 36 years of experience and a commitment to innovation, Autoprint Labelling Systems prioritise delivering unparalleled back-up service to their customers.

"We understand that local support and prompt resolution of technical queries and hardware issues are essential for our clients' peace of mind and operational efficiency," said Co-director Michael Murray.

He added that their highly trained engineers and support team are equipped with the expertise to remotely address and resolve technical issues swiftly, minimising downtime and ensuring uninterrupted production schedules. This proactive approach not only optimises cost-effectiveness for both the company and their customers but also underscores their dedication to providing exceptional service and support.

Co-owner John Ayton (left) and Neil Cole inspect large rolls of labels which are subsequently cut to size to meet customer orders in the AutoPrint Labelling warehouse. Photo by David Mullen

Autorprint has looked after all Millbrook Market's labelling requirements since it opened its Navan store and the company has provided a glowing testimonial stating: " In a fast moving retail environment it is crucial for us to have a print partner who understands our needs and can react quickly to provide us with vibrant and eye-catching labelling solutions. The team at Autoprint are extremely responsive and never fail to come up with the goods. We wish them continued success in their business for many many years to come."

Autoprint Labelling Systems will be exhibiting some of their products on stand T06 in the RDS at the Manufacturing, Printing Packaging Pharma and Med show on 28th-29th May 2024. They also have a showroom in their Navan premises exhibiting the different products for various labelling applications.