Are you looking to upgrade to UV LED technology?

Learn why Grafiche Antiga chose GEW’s LeoLED curing system when they upgraded their sheetfed press.

Q&A: Chris Pertwee, production director, Baddeley Brothers 

Chris has worked in print since 1992. He started at the Financial Times newspaper aged 21 “which was quite the experience and baptism of fire into the world of print!”

Becky Young, apprentice pre-press operator, J Thomson Colour Printers

Medicine’s loss is print’s gain! Becky is 19 and has been working at Glasgow-based J Thomson Colour Printers since April 2022.

60 seconds with Surf & Turf

Surf & Turf is a family-owned business, established in 2001, and best known for its custom-printed gazebos. The company’s journey began in an outhouse in founder Simon Lunt’s backyard.

Rising star: Paul Bisland Offset press operator, Tradeprint

Paul was highly commended as a finalist in the Trainee of the Year category in the Printweek Awards 2023. He’s 36 and has been working at Tradeprint, based in Dundee, for just over a decade. 

Q&A: Gill Tress, Business services director, SF Taylor

Gill recently celebrated a special landmark – 40 years of working at SF Taylor. She’s married with one son, Dominic, and her hobbies include travelling, socialising with friends, trying new foods and...

Rising star: Jack Pearson, sustainability manager, Bluetree Group

Jack is 30 and has been working at Bluetree Group since 2021.

Q&A: Monica Moody, sales manager, Minuteman Press Coventry

Monica says that she thinks being Italian helps with sales: “If you can understand my accent, but I have improved it since marrying an Englishman and living in this country since 1995.

Pez (right) singing with No Thrills

Q&A: David Warwick, platemaker and stock controller, H&H Reeds

David, also known as ‘Pez’ is 61 and has worked H&H Reeds for 45 years – we reckon he must be print’s longest-serving punk!

Benham: whittler in the making

Rising star: Robyn Benham, creative designer, Coveris 

Robyn is 26, and has been working in the industry since 2021. Her focus at Coveris is on sustainable packaging.

Webster: Dairy Milk fan

Q&A: Graham Webster Business development executive, Tradeprint

Graham has worked at Tradeprint for five years, and also plays part-time professional football for Montrose FC.