• Discover MagnaColours®

    TAKING WATER-BASED INKS
    INTO A NEW DIMENSION

    Produce stunning high-build print effects with our range of ready-to-use water-based inks and discover a first for the industry: the brand new MagnaPrint® Emboss Ink.

     

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  • Discover MagnaColours®

    The Revolutionary
    MagnaPrint® EDGE

    Efficient. Dynamic. Green. Easy.

    Dramatically cut costs and increase productivity and efficiency with our new water-based ink that stays wet on screen but dries instantly on fabric.

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  • Make the Switch

    Make the switch to
    water-based inks

    Our new programme is a step by step process designed to hold your hand through the transition to magnacolours® water-based inks.

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  • Discover MagnaColours©

    WORLD-LEADING
    WATER-BASED INKS

    We experiment with creativity and scientific know-how to create water-based inks that revolutionise the screen-printing garment industry.

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  • Learn with MagnaAcademy

    TRAINING COURSES THAT SET THE INDUSTRY STANDARD

    MagnaAcademy addresses the reservations screen-printers may have over ‘impossible’ screen-printing techniques with water-based ink… For us, impossible is an invitation to play.

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  • GNA

    THE ULTIMATE COMPLIANCE
    ASSURANCE STANDARD FOR
    TEXTILE PRINTING

    By aiming to eliminate harmful chemicals from the garment-printing industry, GNA® will change the world forever.

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What we do

We’ve gone further than anyone else to make screen-printing greener and more sustainable.

For 40 years, we’ve pushed the boundaries of water-based printing inks to create innovative alternatives to plastisol. Our superior eco-friendly formulations guarantee fantastic print-performance, productivity, flexibility and a super soft handle every time.

Want to switch to MagnaColours® water-based inks?

It’s easy with our step-by-step process

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MagnaPrint®

Our full range of water-based inks.

MagnaLab

The development hub at the heart of MagnaColours®.

Some of the textile industry’s brightest technicians work at our pioneering facility in Barnsley, South Yorkshire.

Our experts collaborate with leading brands to push the boundaries of water-based inks and create innovative, made-for-purpose screen inks.

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MagnaMix

Colour-matching tool.

MagnaMix is a free, downloadable colour-matching tool that enables you to get the very best out of MagnaPrint inks. This revolutionary software is quick and easy to use, and allows you to colour match in any of the MagnaPrint Bases with the MagnaPrint ECO Pigments. Streamline your processes by searching existing recipes, adding your own and creating costings for simple price comparisons.

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MagnaAcademy

Online training for screen-printers.

At the touch of a button, you will develop the skills and knowledge to stimulate and empower your work, and the confidence to take your creativity to new heights.

Our training is broken down into discrete modules, to help you develop the skills and knowledge you need to stay at the forefront of our industry.

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MagnaColours® at the Movies: Pinaki Studios

MagnaColours® spoke to Textile Designer Arantza Vilas from Pinaki Studios about the fascinating projects they’ve undertaken using MagnaPrint® inks and how their pieces have been worn by stars of television and the big screen.

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B-Unlimited

B-Unlimited began using MagnaPrint® inks in 2017 and haven’t looked back since. With MagnaColours® now the company’s sole supplier of water-based inks, we spoke to them about the benefits of the Magna range, and the support they received throughout making the switch.

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Countryside Art

Countryside Art is one of the UK’s largest household textile and giftware manufacturers. After experimenting with various inks and binders, they came to MagnaColours® with an impossible challenge – to improve the wash fastness of their tea towels.

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MagnaColours to carry on the LJ Specialities Business.

MagnaColours are delighted to announce that they have acquired the goodwill and inventory of LJ Specialities. This follows the recent announcements on the closure of the LJ Specialities business.

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Taking water-based inks to another dimension with brand new Emboss Ink

Leading manufacturers of water-based screen-printing inks, MagnaColours® have developed an industry first water-based ink, designed to provide stunning embossed effects on polyester fabrics and garments.

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3rd Rail Print Space: The benefits of working with MagnaPrint® inks

MagnaColours® spoke to studio manager Holly Clarke from 3rd Rail Print Space about their experience of working with MagnaPrint® water-based inks, some of the exciting projects undertaken there and how the industry is waking up to eco-friendly water-based inks.

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Our Clients