Smith & Ouzman is known world-wide as the trusted name in security printing and elections supplies. This reputation has been developed over 65 years by supplying our customers with the highest standards of security, integrity and reliability.
We fully understand the demands on local authorities at election time and our dedicated staff will work with you to identify your exact requirements and agree realistic project deadlines.
Extensive experience in Postal Voting campaigns and our full in-house design and specialist production processes ensures that all elements of the work are kept under control, in strict accordance with agreed timetables.
S&O use 3 envelope method of production
Packs are made up of:-
- Outer envelope for mailing to postal voter
- Envelope A for insertion of ballot paper/s
- Envelope B for return to local authority
- A4 statement/instruction sheet
- Ballot paper/s
Each pack is personalised and barcoded from supplied election software data, video matching of unique barcodes applied to documents within pack ensure all relevant documents are correctly included and there is a full electronic audit trail of each postal pack produced.
Smith & Ouzman is accredited as a data bureau and mailing house. Our automated, intelligent mailing lines and hand sorting facilities offer a unique combination of reliability and flexibility. Mailing on clients’ on-line-business-accounts (OBA’s) means that the process is fully auditable and ensures complete service transparency.
Key features of our service include:-
- full in-house design and production facilities
- accredited mailing house
- production flexibility
- dedicated support throughout the process for electoral administrators
- extensive experience