About Us


Acorn Clearprint started out as a family concern in the mid 1980’s under the name Acorn Maltone. Successful trading based on the simple ethos of ‘good products delivered on time at the right price’ led to expansion to a custom built factory in 1997.

The business was bought by its present owner in 2000 and became a limited company. Further expansion was required in 2002 to the present location in Tuxford. Part of the reason for the move in 2002 was to allow for future growth.

Soon after we have added an eight colour and a five colour press to our plant list. Further investments include non-chemical cleaning equipment for presses and a compactor and recycling area for our waste materials.

There has been a continued move to improve all areas of the company and in 2004 we achieved BRC/IoP Global Standard – Packaging and other Packaging Material which we have retained every year since then

In 2012 Acorn Maltone Ltd. merged with Preston based Clearprint Labels Ltd. This merge brought three additional label presses to Tuxford, giving increased capacity and further flexibility. With the merge there also came a new name, Acorn Clearprint Ltd., which incorporates elements of both company names to embody ‘continuity’ rather than ‘new start’.

BRC Accredited

At Acorn Clearprint we acknowledge that, in the modern era, simply having a press and competitive pricing is not enough to satisfy buyers from all industries.

Within areas such as food packaging and pharmaceuticals there is an understandable demand on manufacturers to provide evidence of quality control and traceability of raw ingredients.

With this becoming an ever increasing requirement we attained the food hygiene certification within the packaging sector in 2004 and have consistently achieved the standards required to retain the certification.

What our customers say

Kate Horn, WIT Transport Ltd., Worksop.

Acorn Clearprint were recommended to us several years ago and from day one they have proved that they can be relied on to go that extra mile when timescales are tight. They manage to achieve and maintain a high level of quality and service at a cost effective price. If you’re looking for a printer youcan rely on then here’s your team!

Grant Winter, Director Terwin Enterprises, Bottesford. Manager

Acorn Clearprint always provide a prompt, efficient and professional service which never fails to impress. From quotation stage to delivery, our jobs have always run smooth and seamless. Try Acorn Clearprint and see the difference true professionals can make. Stephen Carter is our main contact and he is always cheerful, polite, prompt and professional. He makes the whole procurement process, from design to delivery completely painless.

Anil Patel, Fazila Foods Ltd., Bolton.

May I take this opportunity to thank your team; particularly Stephen, for all their efforts from start to finish in the setup and production of our entire range of Fazilas' labels - adding additional "flavour" on the outside of Fazilas' Frozen Snack Range. You are one of very few companies that has exceeded my expectations first time round - especially in your industry which has been extremely hard to come by in the past. To validate my recommendation, I would advise any prospective client to contact Acorn Clearprint merely with their enquiry to experience for themselves the exceptional service that is delivered throughout the relationship.