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GDL Network

GDL Network

OK, so just what IS the GDL Network?

Well, let’s start with the basics; acronym GDL stands for Graphic Dealers Ltd.
It’s used in reference to two separate entities – the Company and the Network.

Lift the lid on one of the best kept secrets in the Printing Industry and reveal the Bigger Picture in Printing

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GDL the Company

A non-profit making organisation existing solely to provide a service to our Members.

Our Members benefit from pooled resources including effective marketing solutions, greater buying power, shared promotional material, machine sales support, design and more.

Our team consists of buyers, account managers, marketers and designers.

The GDL Network

Members of GDL form the Network comprising of 18 independent digital print bureaus and resellers of machines and consumables offering a variety of print services on a local and national basis.

There is a wealth of expertise within the Membership and, from holding meetings at least three times a year, our Members are happy to share this expertise with one another.

That’s kinda cool.


Buying Power


Purchasing; when we buy, we buy big! Market leading brands, premium quality, fast delivery and at the right price. Consumables, Inks, Media & print equipment.

Cross Media Marketing


Bespoke campaign management or generic content with customised covers and inserts, we support our members where they need it most.

Creative Design Team


Logos, Branding, Graphics, Illustrations, Websites.. we’re a talented bunch and we love a challenge.


HP Gold Partners, we are certified resellers of the full range of large format HP printers as well as a range of print equipment.


Brands mean business and we mean business with our brands.

Take a look below and find out they can help your business to grow. - HP Large Format Printers, Scanners: CAD, Graphics & Latex
HP Gold Partner

GDL is recognized by Hewlett-Packard as being experts in printing.

We are a significant user of large format plotters and print presses so, as well as being an HP GOLD Partner re-seller, the GDL Group also operate their very own Digital Print bureaus across the UK, jam-packed with HP Designjets. We don’t just sell printers – we use them every day – giving us a unique insight and first-hand knowledge of the quality, efficiency and production capabilities of HP’s entire range of large format printers.

With industry-leading credentials and exceptional customer service, our Members are able to advise customers on which Designjet is the right one for their needs.

Our website,, attracts over 10,000 hits per month and frequently benefits our Members with sales opportunities.

To find out more, visit our website.


If you’re one of those printers who keeps thinking to themselves “I really must look into a Cross Media solution before it’s too late” then we’re able to help.

Cascade provides all the tools you need to offer your clients a full range of online and offline marketing techniques to produce truly unique multi touch marketing campaigns. Create, manage and analyse personalised marketing campaigns that really engage your customers and tie them into your print services.

To find out more, visit our website.

Cascade Cross Media
PRINTCafe locations

Set within established digital print bureaus, the PRINTCafé brand is now recognised nationally.

PRINTCafé has been successfully trialled in 13 stores. Our Nottingham branch opened in 2010 and in year one achieved an additional annual turnover of just over £80,000. This trend has since been replicated across ALL other branches; London, Manchester, Glasgow, Sheffield, Gloucester, Leicester, Nottingham, Derby, Oxford, Preston, Coventry, Worcester and Norwich.

Become a partner and make an impact with PRINTCafé.