About Us

We love what we do
and we do it with passion!


Instantprint Pro are part of the Bluetree Group which was originally founded in 1989 and operated as a screen printer, offering full colour screen print onto difficult substrates. Since then the group has grown to offer digital and litho print solutions in both small and large formats, employing over 300 people across several brands, each specialising in high quality print.

Timeline

  • 1989
    Founded
    Founded by Linda Davis who’d grown up as part of a local print dynasty. Started life as a screen printing business specialising in high quality full colour screen print on to difficult substrates.
  • 1999
    Acquisition
    1999 Bought by Martyn and Paul Carnell who had been clients of Linda Davis. Working with retailers, manufacturers, financial institutions, agencies and print managers.
  • 2000
    Name Change
    Name changed to Bluetree and a wider product offering to re-position itself.
  • 2008
    Second Production Site Opens
    Opened second production site at Magna with three digital machines and large format finishing.
  • 2009
    instantprint.co.uk Launches
    The domain name instantprint.co.uk was acquired. At the same time relocated to a small office in Newcastle area.
  • 2012
    Merger
    First discussions started regarding the possibility of a merger, with the vision of multiple sales channels feeding one production hub.
  • 2012
    Relocation
    instantprint production equipment re-located to Rotherham.
  • 2015
    Group Investement
    Purchase of new 100,000sq ft factory at Manvers followed by 6 months of re-fit.
  • 2015
    New Facility Becomes Operational
    Factory move to Manvers site along with significant investments into all production processes.
  • 2016
    instantprint Pro Launches
    instantprint Pro launches and recruits its first two team members
  • 2016
    Production Streams Introduced
    Re-organisation of production into three product streams. Digital Products, Litho Products and Inkjet Products.