About Us

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Established in March 2000, Mail Solutions has evolved into a major independent manufacturer of envelopes and print in the UK.

From its Headquarters in Telford, Shropshire, Mail Solutions offers a broad range of value-added solutions for all your envelope and print requirements, from stock envelopes and bespoke envelopes to business forms and tickets.

The foundations of our success is the company's ongoing commitment to providing a quality product and service to each customer, which is reflected through our high levels of business retention and continued client growth.

Comprising of five subsidiaries across two divisions, the Group has over 300 highly trained employees and generates a combined turnover approaching £40million per year.

Our Mission

"To establish Mail Solutions as a profitable leading provider of quality envelope and print solutions, with a commitment to generating long-term business growth through selling customer focused products and services to markets that recognise their value-added offering."

Our History

1997 - 1999

  • Mech-Mail Envelopes and Britannia Envelopes are acquired by South Staffordshire Water


  • Mar - Mech-Mail Envelopes and Britannia Envelopes merge to form Mail Solutions
  • Apr - South Staffordshire Water acquires Tradesource and assumes Mail Solutions identity


  • Apr - South Staffordshire Water de-merges leaving Mail Solutions part of Homeserve plc
  • Jul - MBO (Management Buy-Out) of Mail Solutions from Homeserve plc


  • Jul - Mail Solutions acquires K&J Lockie, based at Haydock, St Helens
  • Nov - Establishment of Mail Solutions (Mercia) Ltd


  • Apr - VIMBO (Vendor Initiated Management Buy-Out) of Mail Solutions


  • Jul - Mail Solutions acquires BHF Envelopes, based in West Bromwich, West Midlands


  • Jul - Mail Solutions acquires Empire Envelopes, based in Bolton, Greater Manchester


  • Nov - Mail Solutions completes relocation of Head Office, but remains in Telford area


  • Jan - Establishment of Great British Envelopes Ltd in Blackburn, Lancashire
  • Jul - Mail Solutions acquires Crossways Envelopes, based at Dartford, Kent


  • Apr - Crossways Envelopes completes integration process by assuming Mail Solutions identity

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