Estella print,impresión, rotativas, logística y packaging

Estellaprint

Estellaprint offer a fully integrated manufacturing and storage solutions to the book publishing industry, production of packaging for the food and consumer goods sector. We are one of the largest printing and packaging groups in Europe.

With over 45 years’ experience, Estellaprint is the evolution of colour book printer Graficas Estella. We are now a diversified group offering our clients a wider range of production solutions offering a seamless process from your PDF files to the delivered books or folding boxes to your warehouse. We also offer storage solutions should you not require all your goods immediately.

With the full backing of the Lantero Group, a world leader in the packing and packaging industry, Estellaprint benefits from the industrial, commercial and financial synergies offered by our parent company.

An outline of our history

History

Estellaprint has its origins in Gráficas Estella. This company was set up in Estella (Navarra, northern Spain) in the 1960s by Editoral Salvat, one of the biggest publishing groups in Spain and Latin America at the time.

During the 80s and 90s Gráficas Estella underwent a number of restructuring operations, improving and extending its range of machinery and opening up to international markets.

Rodesa opened in 1999, completing the supply of colour books with a very efficient plant for the web printing of black-and-white books with binding incorporated.

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We later expanded by acquiring Unigraf (Madrid), a printing and binding company with a good reputation. This enabled us to increase our capacity and become the leader in Spain for the production of 2- and 4-colour and black-and-white books.

In 2011, through the acquisition of Gráficas Tres, we made a commitment to diversification towards the food and consumer goods packaging sector. This brought together the technical and industrial know-how of Gráficas Estella and the experience and expertise of Lantero Group in the packing and packaging sector.

Timeline

  • 1968
    Editorial Salvat, the leading Spanish-language publishing group at the time, set up the company Gráficas Estella in Estella (Navarra, northern Spain).
  • 1988
    Groupe Hachette acquired E. Salvat but Gráficas Estella was not included in the operation.
  • 1990
    The company was acquired in a management buy-out. The international development and technological renewal of the company began.
  • 1992
    The Government of Navarra acquired 75% of the company's share capital.
  • 1995
    Gráficas Estella became part of Lantero Group, thus consolidating its shareholding and financial position.
  • 1999
    Rodesa (Rotativas de Estella S.A.) was set up to cover the demand for black-and-white books.
  • 2003
    Acquisition of the Unigraf Group (Madrid). The group became the market leader in black-and-white printing, with 4 web presses, and also sheet-fed colour, plus three binding workshops.
  • 2009
    Lomesa was set up, to deal with storage and logistics services and handling published materials.
  • 2011
    Acquisition of Gráficas Tres, a company with over 40 years’ experience in compact cardboard food packaging and labelling.
  • 2013
    Gráficas Tres changes its name to Estella Packaging and the activity of the graphics division is unified under the Estellaprint brand.
  • 2015
    New 3500m2 building and third production line installed at Packaging.
  • 2016
    Development of the Strategic Plan made in 2015 for all Lantero Group divisions, which projets the Group activity forward to 2020.

International presence

International presence

With a large proportion of our products destined to the international markets, we are structured to operate internationally, and cater for the needs and requirement of our customers in Spain, Europe and elsewhere.

Each of our customers can rely on the support of their dedicated account manager, who will monitor on their behalf every stage of the production and delivery process. We communicate with our clients in al the major languages of the European Union.


Sales graph Estellaprint

Sales by market

Exports represent about 50% of Estellaprint’s turnover, mainly in France and the United Kingdom.

Company policy

Mission Statement

Estellaprint, a state-of-the-art company in the Spanish Printing and Packaging Industry, has the following objectives:

  • The manufacture of publishing and packaging products for the most important publishers worldwide and companies in the food and consumer goods sector.
  • The consolidation of our current customer portfolio, by satisfying their needs in terms of product and service.
  • A commitment to the continuous improvement of our processes, production equipment and working conditions, while encouraging the prevention of pollution and the conservation of the environment.
  • Promoting the rational management of forestry resources, applying the FSC© Chain of Custody principles, thereby avoiding the use of non-certified wood of controversial origin.
  • Continuous actions aimed at the elimination and control of workplace hazards, and the surveillance of the health and safety of the company’s employees.
  • Compliance with applicable legislation and regulations in the areas of health and safety at work and the environment, and any other requirement the organisation has signed up to.
  • The ethical and responsible management of all the company’s activities, based on internationally recognised codes of conduct.

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