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PermaJet Launch New Packaging at Photokina 2016

Posted on 2016-08-17

New PackagingMore Than Skin Deep - PermaJet Launch New Packaging at Photokina 2016!

PermaJet complete an eighteen month business development project with a face lift to their packaging which will help photographers and artists easily identify the ideal inkjet media for their images.

Project Pioneer is the title for a series of updates that PermaJet has been introducing over the last eighteen months. Upgrades to their Fibre Based Baryta range of inkjet papers in 2015, followed by groundbreaking improvements to their Fine Art range in early 2016, has seen the inkjet media specialists receive multiple awards this year. This new packaging design is introduced to signify the completion of this round of innovative developments.

PermaJet’s Head of Marketing, Joseph Reiner says, “the intention has always been to emphasize our product updates with a more distinctive re-design but we are also using this opportunity to create even more unique benefits for PermaJet dealers, high street retailers and users themselves.”

The new packaging is:

  • - 100% acid free
  • - Produced to archival standards
  • - Resistant to changes in humidity
  • - Made from sustainably sourced materials

Photographers and artists can use this new PermaJet packaging to store inkjet prints without fear of discolouring or deterioration for many years, with no need to purchase an additional, expensive print storage system.

In terms of design, PermaJet have chosen to keep the cover simple but build upon the instantly recognisable sunflower logo. “We introduced the almond shape on the front of the new design to represent a creative person’s eye, envisioning the world around them,” continues Joseph.  “We have also made it far easier to immediately identify the specific products in each box.”

With the continued growth in the export side of the business, international customers of PermaJet will also benefit from translations in Italian, Spanish, German, French and Chinese on the reverse of the box. Something that is now vitally important to the success of their business.

To be one of the first to see the new packaging, visit the PermaJet stand at Photokina:

Photokina Signature

Charity Photography Competition

Posted on 2016-07-04

42 Limited are running a children's photography competition to raise money for Herts. Air Ambulance

The theme is FLIGHT, which can be any kind of flight so use your imagination and be creative.

The winners will receive their image professionally A3 printed and mounted. The two runners up in each category will receive an A4 print of their image which will also be mounted.

The competition is now open for entries and closes on Sunday 14th August 2016. Young people from five to seventeen years old can enter the competition and be featured in the competition exhibition of shortlisted entries, hosted at Shillington Camera Club on Saturday 17th September 2016.

Judging will take place with PermaJet's Print Academy Head, Louise Hill and professional photographer Cassy Paris from Bellanova Photography. They will be looking for creativity and fun around the theme of flight.



- Age categories: 5-8 Years, 9-13 Years and 14-17 Years.
- All entries submitted digitally via e-mail to:
- Closing date - Sunday 14th August 2016
- Shortlist announced - Friday 26 August 2016
- Exhibition and winners announced - Saturday 17th September
- Exhibition is being held at:
Shillington Camera Club Annual Exhibition Barton Le Clay Village Hall Hexton Road MK45 4JY

FIRST PRIZE (each category): Mounted A3 print of winning image.
SECOND & THIRD PRIZE (each category): Mounted A4 print of entrants' image.

PermaJet Appoint Advanced Technical Expert

Posted on 2016-04-14

PermaJet Print Expert Rob Griffith PermaJet Appoint Full Time Colour Management Expert to Provide FREE Advanced Level Support.

Take full advantage of a bespoke colour managed workflow!
Rob Griffith has been appointed as a new Colour Management Expert at PermaJet, who will be providing advanced levels of technical support to print labs, studios, and photographers who require consistent and professional results on PermaJet inkjet media.
Rob has been a colour management consultant, trainer, and writer for over fifteen years, working with national museums, newspapers, publishing groups, fashion labels and advertising agencies.

The wealth of advanced level knowledge has been brought into PermaJet to provide a level of support that distinguishes the company as market leaders. 

“Our customers are becoming well informed about the basic standards required for photo quality printing,” says Steven Price, Business Manager at PermaJet. “We want to be able to provide the next level of support to set us apart from other inkjet brands and make sure our customers are constantly getting the very best results possible on PermaJet’s range of professional quality inkjet paper.”

Rob will be travelling across the UK visiting PermaJet’s key photo lab customers who have invested in roll media and want to get the most from a complete colour managed workflow. Rob will also be on hand to go through any issues with current set-ups, advising on how they can be overcome on an ongoing basis.

The entire PermaJet team in the UK will also be undertaking advanced training with Rob, something that Managing Director Robin Whetton believes is vitally important for the success of PermaJet. “It is important to continue the development of the PermaJet team so that we can strive for excellence in every aspect of the business. By creating this advanced training programme, they will all be equipped to deal with more complex customer needs and advanced technical queries that are being presented to us more and more.”

The PermaJet range of professional inkjet media has won numerous awards, most recently scooping the prestigious accolade of Best Professional Paper 2015 at The Societies Trade Awards. Backing up their impressive range of products is a team of skilled photographers and printers, who can boast advanced levels of technical knowledge which will benefit all users of PermaJet media, be a home printer of professional print lab.

If you want to take advantage of this free service, get in touch with us at: or 01789 739 200

OFFICIALLY - Best Professional Paper 2015!

Posted on 2016-01-25

Hundreds of Photographers Vote for PermaJet Titanium Lustre as the ‘Best Professional Paper’ of 2015.

PermaJet Titanium Lustre received the photographic trade award for the best professional paper 2015 at The Societies Trade Awards, making this the third time the inkjet media brand has scooped this prestigious accolade.

PermaJet Titanium Lustre “Titanium Lustre 280gsm has set the standard for professional photographic print quality,” said Juliet Jones, Managing Director of The Societies and Trade Awards. “This award is a true reflection of PermaJet’s achievements over the last twelve months as was voted for by hundreds of photographers and industry experts.”


“We are truly ecstatic about receiving this award. The Titanium Lustre is one of our signature papers, with a unique silver pigment in the paper weave itself, resembling a true metallic surface. We are really pleased it has been recognised as the best paper available in 2015.”
- Joseph Reiner, Head of Marketing at PermaJet.


PermaJet Win BEST Professional Paper 2015!PermaJet picked up their award during the prestigious Photographer of the Year 2015 and Trade Awards evening where over five hundred photographers and representatives from leading photographic brands celebrated industry and photographic successes from around the World.

PermaJet continue to lead the way by adopting new technology to enhance their incredibly popular Fine Art range of inkjet media, which launched at The Societies Convention at the end of January. Utilizing new coating technology and upgraded base materials, PermaJet have created a range of products that deliver printed images of the highest quality. A completely new line up of three impressive papers – Museum Heritage 310gsm, Gallery Etching 310gsm and Artist Watercolour 250gsm – make up the Textured Fine Art collection and two enhanced products – Portrait Rag 285gsm and Photo Art Silk 290gsm – join the popular classics in the Smooth Fine Art collection.

To get your hands on PermaJet’s award winning Titanium Lustre 280gsm media, which starts from just £25.95 for a pack of A4 sheets go HERE.

PermaJet Launch NEW Fine Art Media Utilizing the World's Most Advanced Inkjet Technology

Posted on 2016-01-15

PermaJet launch new range of fine art inkjet media utilizing the world's most advanced paper surfaces and coating technology atThe Societies Convention, 22-24 January 2016!

Fifteen years after introducing their incredibly popular Fine Art range to industry success, PermaJet has adopted new technology to enhance the range for exceptionally high quality prints produced with modern printers and inks.

View the Textured Fine Art range here and the Smooth Fine Art range here.

Following an eighteen month period of thorough market research, customer feedback and product development, PermaJet have refined their Smooth and Textured Fine Art papers to ensure they meet your current and future printing needs.

View the Textured Fine Art range here and the Smooth Fine Art range here.

The new range comprises five enhanced products, which join some of the classic best-selling media in the World.

Utilizing new coating technology processes and enhanced base materials, PermaJet have created a range of products that will deliver images of the highest quality. The superior coating, combined with modern ink technology ensures you get some of the highest Dmax ratings in the world today.

These iconic Fine Art papers have now evolved into a show stopping collection which is all available in advanced 15 metre length rolls and all sheet formats.

PermaJet have managed to widen the range they offer the customer while reducing the confusion and making a much clearer division between the products they offer.


 PermaJet have also launched an exclusive NEW 10 SHEET PACK across each new product in this upgraded Fine Art range which provides incredible value for those working on smaller print runs that are after the same exhibition quality product.




Two enhanced products now join the four popular classics in the smooth fine art collection of papers.

PermaJet Portrait Rag Inkjet Paper

NEW - Portrait Rag 285gsm

A classic from the PermaJet range that retains its 100% cotton base and subtle texture while making it marginally lighter at 285gsm. This product is acid-free and meets the highest digital art standards.

Certified by an independent UKAS Laboratory this material, like many PermaJet products, exceeds the Fine Art Trade Guild’s archival standards and is ideal for Art and Photo reproductions.

Smooth skin tones and image sharpness can be achieved with the wide colour gamut and high D-Max that the new coating brings.



PermaJet Photo Art Silk Inkjet Paper

NEW - Photo Art Silk 290gsm

The popular surface and finish of the Smooth Art Silk has been updated to a 290gsm base offering printer friendly loading.

The unique ink receiving layer that exhibits the silk/satin sheen once printed on has been developed to give greater colour vibrancy and increased scratch resistance.

This superb coating is undetectable on the surface until the ink is applied and then bursts with a subtle yet, vibrant silk sheen. The new Photo Art Silk 290gsm media is ideal for all reproductions of landscape, wildlife and creative digital art as well as portraiture.


Unchanged Product

The NEW Portrait Rag 285gsm and Photo Art Silk 290gsm sit perfectly alongside the unchanged Portrait White 285gsm, Portfolio Rag 220gsm, Omega Rag 310gsm and Alpha Natural Rag 310gsm (a completely OBA FREE product) which benefit from the same material base tone, surface and upgraded coating technology.




The Textured Fine Art Range has an all new line up consisting of products which all share the same modern coating technology applied to their unique surface textures.


PermaJet Museum Heritage Inkjet Paper

NEW - Museum Heritage 310gsm

The new Museum Heritage has been developed in co-operation with high quality image reproduction labs to ensure it delivers the maximum structure where ink can reside and be retained making it the toughest art surface the world has seen to date. This is a 310gsm natural white art paper with a pH neutral base that is delicately textured.

Produced from a mix of cotton and Alpha Cellulose which give a soft feel while retaining the rigidity the art printing and framing makers demand. Museum Heritage 310 benefits from a wide gamut volume with low colour error, and promises to become an iconic addition to the range. Museum Heritage has a wonderfully subtle texture ideal for galleries and photographers who intend to create fine art prints with a high degree of detail.

The enhanced coating increases image depth and tonal scale, making it a perfect material for both colour and Monochrome reproductions . Modern inkjet technology addresses ink transfer issues in previous versions to provide superior ink retention and full archival stability.



PermaJet Gallery Etching Inkjet Paper

NEW - Gallery Etching 310gsm

This incredible addition to the textured fine art range provides one of the most interesting textures available whilst allowing the most detailed image reproduction possible.

The heavy weight, alpha cellulose 310gsm base is reminiscent of a modern day etchings paper exhibiting a consistent and undulating matt coated surface. It’s natural whiteness works in harmony with any artistic or creative photographic image.

This is the ideal paper for those wanting to reproduce artworks with a rigidity, texture and feel of the most loved textured fine art materials available.




PermaJet Artist Watercolour Inkjet Paper

NEW - Artist Watercolour 250gsm

The Artist Watercolour 250gsm textured art paper has a sumptuous off-white base tone made from alpha cellulose. The mould-made base material with a highly defined rough surface that delivers incredible fine art prints.

Ideally suited to the reproduction of Artists' watercolour work or the output of photographic images from which you wish to achieve striking artistic impressions.

Artist Watercolour 250gsm boasts a very high colour gamut volume and a Dmax of 1.6 which combine to give you an elegant and versatile art paper.



This improved range promises to be a great success so be sure
to pick up your pack after the launch on 22nd Jan. 2016!

PermaJet's new Fibre Base (Baryta) Inkjet Paper range for 2015

Posted on 2015-09-01


Ten years after introducing their incredibly popular Fibre Based range to industry success, PermaJet has adopted new technology to enhance the range for exceptionally high quality prints produced with modern printers and inks.
Following an eighteen month period of thorough market research, customer feedback and product development, PermaJet have refined their Fibre Based Baryta papers to ensure they meet your current and future printing needs.

The new Fibre Based range comprises of three enhanced products, which join the existing classic FB Gold Silk 315gsm and FB Matt 285gsm.

Utilizing new, multi-layer technology, coating processes and enhanced alpha cellulose base materials, PermaJet have created a range of lay flat Baryta products that feed through your printers with ease. The ink receiving coating, combined with modern ink technology ensures you will achieve some of the highest Dmax ratings in the World today. These iconic photographic papers have evolved into a truly show-stopping collection and are now available in advanced 15 metre length rolls as well as all popular sheet format A sizes.
The new PermaJet Fibre Base Baryta Paper Range 2015
to read all the technical details of the full range.


In conjunction with this launch, PermaJet have also introduced an exclusive NEW ten sheet pack across the whole new Fibre Based range providing incredible value for those working on smaller print runs wanting to achieve that all-important exhibition quality final product.

These are exciting times for PermaJet, repeatedly winning a number of awards for their papers standing as a testament to PermaJet’s belief that in order to allow its customers to create excellence, they need to be using the best - it’s all about image...

New! 250 Sheet Bulk Packs of Oyster & Gloss 271...

Posted on 2015-02-01

PermaJet introduce an incredible value 250 sheet A4 boxes of their AWARD WINNING Oyster 271 and Gloss 271 inkjet media!

After receiving feedback from the 30+ countries that PermaJet currently exports to, Managing Director – Robin Whetton – realised that a 250 sheet box fulfils a global need that is not currently being catered for. These boxes are now available for immediate purchase online:

PermaJet Oyster 271 Inkjet Paper in 250 sheets


Oyster 271: BUY NOW >

Gloss 271: BUY NOW >


The 250 sheet packs will be officially launched on the PermaJet stand (booth 1573) at the WPPI Expo in Las Vegas - click here to learn more. Mr. Whetton and Export Coordinator Sue Sedgwick will be managing the stand and supporting their new American distributor, Image Tech Marketing - it’s promising to be a very successful show!

PermaJet Oyster 271 - voted Best Inkjet Paper of the Year 2014!

Posted on 2015-01-20

And the winner is (yet again).... PERMAJET OYSTER 271

PermaJet is proud to have collected its latest and most prestigious award for its flagship product - 100% voted for by its inkjet customers and users.

The SWPP (Society Of Wedding and Portrait Photographers) Trade Show Awards took place on 17th January 2015 where PermaJet Oyster 271 had been nominated and up against some of the industry's other well known inkjet paper manufacturers and brands but in the end, were the runaway winners of the Best Inkjet Paper category.

Business Manager, Steve Price, was delighted to accept the award on behalf of the company and said afterwards...

"I feel so privileged to receive an award which has been achieved through the votes cast by the actual users of the product. Oyster 271 is a very popular paper and has won several awards through the years but these types of award are always the extra special ones. We know we have a great range but we don't sit on our laurels. We are seeing more and more people come to us for their fine art and everyday photo papers and that's because they see unique quality twinned with leading levels of support. Winning this award means a lot to PermaJet and recognises the achievements and innovations we have made over the last 12 months.

PermaJet Oyster 271 Inkjet Paper

Whilst our customers continue to demand the highest quality, we will strive to develop and provide more new and adventurous inkjet media for years to come. This award comes at a time when we are gearing up for a massive move into the USA market and this prestigious award will be held in high regard with both pro and enthusiast photographers all over the world. Through working with photographic labs, museums, photographers, galleries, universities and those printing their own images at home, we have been able to grow our understanding of what those groups need from their inkjet media."

With PermaJet Oyster winning for the second time in three years then these pro photographers obviously know good quality and product value when they see and use it.

Visit the complete range of PermaJet Oyster 271 by clicking here