60 seconds with Colour Connection

Jo Francis
Monday, July 22, 2019

Starting out in 1982 as a small, family run print shop, managing director Richard Currie (pictured) says Colour Connection has been committed to providing a bespoke design and print service to organisations across the county for over three decades.

Where are you based?

Gloucester. We are proud to have grown alongside some of the most well-known and admired local brands in Gloucestershire and surrounding counties, developing great partnerships and having a lot of fun along the way.

How many staff do you have?
We are a wonderful team of 19

What does your firm do?
Anything you need designing or printing we have got it covered, from large-format to letterheads to promotional items, as well as having the luxury of an in house graphic and web design team

Which geographic areas do you serve?
We love working locally in Gloucestershire and the surrounding counties, however some of our projects do see us with a much more national reach

Which markets do you serve?
We pride ourselves on working really closely with the public sector and not for profit organisations in the area, so they definitely make up a significant amount of our market coverage, however we also work with financial firms, bakeries, architects, recruitment agencies, to name but a few

What’s your USP?
It has to be our personal approach to every project – with an in house team covering all areas of the process from sale to design to print and delivery, we ensure every client has a great experience

What equipment do you run?
From colour digital to litho to large format, but our favourite has to be our trusty Heidelberg Windmill press

Where do you see your business in five years’ time?
We have exciting plans, with the imminent launch of a new arm of the company focusing on the brand and design side of the business, as well as growth in our client offering to include even more environmentally conscious options

What’s your team’s favourite biscuit?
Has to be a Hobnob! Are there even any other types of biscuit available?

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