Modernity doesn’t always mean better or faster or cheaper. Karl French, our co-founder, spent over 20 years at John T Marshall Ltd learning the craft of hot foil machine engineering inside out – and the importance of commitment to hot foil printing quality.
Metallic Elephant is now the only manufacturer of hand-built hot foil machines in the UK (hand and pneumatic machines – known also as ‘air’ machines), serving leading names such as Smythson, Asprey and the Cambridge Satchel Company.
We build from scratch – and engineer bespoke hot foil machines to order – at our state-of-the-art engineering workshop in Essex. We supply to clients across the country in the UK, as well as to Europe, the Middle East and Africa.