Other printed products

Scotland’s printing industry is well known for its diverse output. Although book and newspaper printing are the best known, other important sectors of the Scottish printing industry are:

  • Maps and plans, for example Bartholomews and W & A K Johnson
  • Labels for bottles and jars
  • Packaging such as cardboard cartons, and more recently plastics
  • Magazines and comics
  • Braille
  • Banknotes
  • Cheques
  • Postcards, Valentines of Dundee
  • Sewing patterns, for Simplicity Patterns of Paisley
  • Posters
  • Targets