City Printing Works (Pty) Ltd trading as CPW Printers is 31% black women , 51% black owned a Qualifying Small Enterprise (QSE), a Level 2 B-BBEE contributor and an Enterprise development beneficiary.

Welcome to CPW Printers

Founded in 1915, CPW Printers is an established printing company based in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal. CPW Printers offers clients a wide-range of design, printing and finishing capabilities and is a member of the Printing Industries Federation of South Africa (PIFSA).

Company Overview

CPW Printers has a long and esteemed history. It is the product of City Printing Works, founded by the Russell family in 1915, and L Backhouse Printers, which was founded by Laurie Backhouse Snr. in 1927. The business was re-branded as City Printing Works (Pty) Limited, trading as CPW Printers in 2006.

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We are passionate about Customer Service, and are proud to have been awarded Pietermaritzburg Chamber of Business (PCB) Customer Care Award as Manufacturer of the Year.

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