There are only a handful of UK franking machine companies authorized by Royal Mail to manufacture and supply franking these machines to the public.
Offering a wide range of machines and systems, Neopost offer you a range of products from working at home to running a large corporate mail room.
Their most basic, low volume model is the IS-240 also known as the Autostamp2, which is designed for home office users that frank fewer than 15 pieces of mail a day. At the opposite end is the high-volume Neopost IS-6000, which can handle hundreds or even thousands of letters and/or parcels per day.
To learn more, read our guide to Neopost franking machines
Pitney Bowes is the original franking machine company and is currently the second largest in the UK. Similar to Neopost, they offer a wide range of models to meet your post needs.
Their most basic low-volume model is the DM50 Digital SMART Franking Machine, which is good for people only looking to send a few pieces of mail per day. Their highest-volume model is the Connect+ 3000, which can handle up to 18,000 letters per hour and has an optional scale that can handle parcels up to 149 lbs.
To learn more, read our guide to Pitney Bowes franking machines
FP Mailing (Francotyp-Postalia)
FP Mailing (Francotyp-Postalia Ltd) offers a range of mailing equipment and is aimed at offering customers a high quality of service. They are known for their cutting edge technology and production of new products.
Their products range from the basic simple MyMail system to their popular mid-volume PostBase series of franking machines, and all the way up to the high-end Centormail 300, which can handle some of the most demanding mailing tasks you can throw at it.
To learn more, read our guide to: FP Mailing franking machines
Compared to the other franking machine suppliers above Frama offers comparatively few models. Instead they focus on perfecting the ones they do have to meet the needs of select users.
They're entry level model is called the EcoMail and is designed for office users with very modest mailing needs. At the other end of the spectrum is their high-end, high-volume Mailmax II Speed a true franking machine.
To learn more, read our guide to Frama UK franking machines