Milford Astor was established in 1954 and is Australian owned and operated since 1964. Up until recently Milford Astor consisted of 2 businesses, Foilmakers Australia which is Australia’s leading manufacturer and supplier of Hot Stamping Foil and Thermal Transfer Ribbon. And Milford Astor Printing Systems, the leader in the supply of Pad Printing equipment and supplies, hot stamping machines, artwork, dies, cliches and screen printing machines as well as a wide range of associated printing consumables.

Foilmakers is now its own business unit with all information regarding products and services found at Foilmakers.com.au

At Milford Astor, we don't just provide you consumables, we also supply your machinery and equipment. Whatever our customers' needs, when it comes to screen printing, hot foil stamping machines and dies or pad printing, why not speak to one of our friendly staff about how we can help you and your business. 


Pad Printing

From consumables and pads to pad printing machines, we can provide you the lot, including pre sales support to ensure you get the best solution to meet your needs. We can manufacture pads in various shapes and sizes to suit the different printing substrates. 

Screen Printing

MIlford Astor provides inks, consumables and screen printing machines. Our teams have decades of technical expertise in the industry and are able to provide customers with pre and post sales support to help you get set up faster and with minimum disruptions to your business.

Hot Foil Stamping

If you are interested in hot foil stamping, we can provide you with hot stamping machines and hot stamping dies (magnesium, aluminium, brass and silicon). Our sister company Foilmakers Australia can also provide our customers with all their hot stamping foil needs and more (thermal transfer ribbon, cold foils, holographic foils, digital foils and many other specialised foils in a wide range of colours).


For our customers' convenience, we also provide colour matching services for inks so you get the perfect colour for your artwork as well as artwork services to help you ensure you artwork is set up correctly for die manufacture or plate manufacture. We also provide pre and post sales support to ensure you get up and running faster and with minimum disruptions to your operations.

When you buy from Milford Astor, you don't just get a machine or a product, you get access to almost 70 years of industry experience, local technical support, pre sales support to ensure you get the right product for you and your business. And post sales support to ensure your business maximises uptime with minimum disruptions to your operations. At Milford Astor, we know what our customers need, and all products sold are supported by a raft of value add services, including colour matching, artwork support and onsite printing trial support.

Have a look at our resources page to find out more, or contact us with any enquiries you may have or to discuss how we can help you business.






"Customer service is probably the best I've experienced. Tracy is amazing, but even the people in the office I've had to speak to sometimes are brilliant. Always really happy, they're a pleasure to deal with. Although Tracy is often busy, she gets back to me usually within the hour, and always has amazing responses with all the knowledge and links to anything that she thinks may be valuable to me."

Peter Vant Hoenderdaal, John Giles Queensland

"Milford has a long history with suppling consumables to MSA, Milford service and supply is excellent. Milford Technical Sales Representative can be contacted either by phone or email and will come back with a reply on the same day, sometimes within a hour or two. "

Bruce Dunn, MSA Safety