60 seconds with LWV Printworks

Jo Francis
Monday, October 9, 2017

LWV Printworks started 14 years ago with one member of staff, operating from a rented desk at a small screen printer, after managing director Peter Wilson spotted a gap in the market to provide printed POS to the pubs, clubs, restaurants and bars in and around the Merseyside area.

Where are you based? 

LWV Printworks is on the docks in north Liverpool, we moved here in 2010 

How many staff do you have? 

Across the three premises we employ 50 staff 

What does your firm do? 

All forms of print: digital, large-format, litho and dye-sub

What’s your typical customer? 

Pub groups, retail, media, hospitality and leisure groups 

Which areas do you serve? 


Which markets do you serve? 

Many, including hospitality and leisure, pubs, media, local government, construction, education and charities

What’s your USP? 

Client bespoke online ordering toolkit that encompasses graphic design, print and dispatch

What’s your company’s mission statement? 

Working with over 40,000 UK-based businesses from a range of backgrounds, our aim is to constantly inspire our clients by using industry-leading technology and innovative creative design

What equipment do you run? 

Komori Lithrone 28 B2 litho presses, Durst Rho 750s and 800s flatbeds, Seven Konica Minolta bizhubs, Monti Antonio Heat Press 90-S, Three Océ Colorwaves, MBO folders, Polar guillotines, Europa B2 Laminator, Horizon bookletmaker

What’s been your proudest achievement in the past few years? 

Opening our first high-street shop

Where do you see your business in five years’ time?

More expansion onto the high street, better tech and more employees

What’s your team’s favourite biscuit?

The classic Rich Tea 

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