Vinyl in Outer Sleeves

Designed to take a record packed to an inner sleeve, our outer sleeves keep your prized vinyl safe with top quality materials, robust 300gsm construction and a 3.5mm spine.

Outer sleeves are the main outer packaging for your vinyl records. Due to their popularity, outer sleeves are heavily customisable with specialist card stocks and print finishes.

Orders start from 250 units.

Vinyl in Outer Sleeves (No Spine)

We produce outer sleeves to suit every need. Where some will require a capacity pocket to fit a heavy weight record and inserts; others prefer the slim and simple approach.

Outer sleeves without spines are often better suited to 7" singles, 10" EPs, or for vinyl boxsets that feature a stack of multiple records. Can't see what you're looking for? Call us!

Orders start from 250 units.

Double Vinyl in Outer Sleeves

A great alternative to gatefold sleeves, inserting two records into a single vinyl outer sleeve is a cost effective way of presenting those releases that span multiple records.

This popular packaging was created with durability in mind, featuring a 5mm spine, and a thicker 350gsm card stock to handle the weight of two records within.

Orders start from 250 units.

Vinyl in Brown Natural Card Sleeves

As with all our card options, print to whichever side of the card stock suits you best; full colour artwork on a white base with an earthy brown pocket to house your records, or get creative and print straight to the brown, uncoated side.

A unique way of standing your monochromatic designs out from the crowd. There is no difference in cost between 4/0 CMYK and 2/0 PMS (Pantone) colour printing on any sleeves.

Orders start from 250 units.

Vinyl in Casewrapped Outer Sleeves

Referred to by our friends in the US as tip-on style jackets, this ultra professional vinyl packaging option is similar in construction to a bound book, and is as gourmet as it gets.

While it's most common to wrap the thick inner cardboard corpus in printed paper, a range of materials such as leather or fabric are also available. For the ultimate in deluxe vinyl packaging, emboss or hot-foil your design into the wrap.

Orders start from 250 units.

Please note that we can also produce 'Capacity' Casewrapped Sleeves, which include a wider spine and spacers for rigidity, such as in the images shown here.

Product Options

Add style, durability and attention to detail, while increasing the value of your records.

You can select between these options when making an enquiry or placing an order above.

Test Pressings

Test pressings are the first records created from the metalwork, used to evaluate the quality, volume levels and listen for any untoward pops, clicks or excessive sound artefacts before mass production begins. We always recommend requesting test pressings with your order and listening carefully on a number of different turntables before approving production of the main run.

Runout Engraving

Make your mark on your records by engraving your artist, label or company name into the runout groove.

Colour Effect Vinyl

Stand your release aside from the crowd with 16 different vinyl colour effects to choose from, plus countless combinations.

Colour Split Pressings

Make your pressings more unique and collectable with different colour variants. Have you considered offering a limited edition indie exclusive?

Booklets, Inserts & Posters

Lots of images or information to add? Fancy including a lyric sheet? Consider a printed insert, or go all out with a poster for your fans' bedroom walls.

Download Cards

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Whether you want to draw more attention to your records or the extras found inside, we offer high quality advertising stickers in all shapes and sizes.


A useful and professional addition to your sleeves, vital if your records will be retailed in major stores or stocked by a distributor.

Bonus Discs & Items

Have you considered adding bonus materials to your vinyl packaging? We can design your packaging to suit any combination of additional products.

Special Card & Paper Stocks

We offer a wide choice of card and paper thicknesses, types and finishes to enhance the appearance and value of your vinyl products.

Special Matt Finishes

Add a matt varnish or lamination to your sleeves for extra durability and a super smooth finish, or blow your customers away with a spot matt UV finish.

Special Gloss Finishes

Add a gloss varnish or lamination to your sleeves to increase durability and vibrancy of your designs, or push the boat out with a spot gloss UV finish.

Pantone Printing

All of our printed parts can be produced in full colour CMYK and/or using Pantone inks for precise colour reproduction.

Metallic Hot Foiling

The shiny metallic appearance of hot foiling makes for an incredibly attractive product. We offer many options including gold, silver and glitter foils.

Embossing & Debossing

Make your print positively three dimensional with raised or stamped surfaces to compliment your designs and make your records more compelling.


Our slipcases slide over your vinyl packaging to instantly increase the weight and visual appearance, making your products more attractive and valuable.

Box Sets

With the ability to hold multiple records, posters, badges, bonus items and lots more, our unique box sets are the ultimate in luxury vinyl packaging.

Shaped Records

Make your records in whatever shape you can dream of. Shape them into smaller CD-sized circles, or custom shapes like hearts, stars or triangles.

Shrink-wrap or Overbags

We always recommend shipping orders with shrink-wrap or poly-overbags to help reduce the risk of the records damaging the packaging in transit.

Eco/Recycled Materials

We offer a wide choice of card and paper thicknesses, types and finishes to enhance the appearance and value of your vinyl products.


These are our most popular options, but it's not everything we can do. If you've seen it done before, chances are we can make it happen for you too. Got an idea?

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