It was revealed that losses at Howard Hunt’s main print operation had ballooned and the business owed unsecured creditors nearly £30m at the time of its collapse... A number of printers in northern England were counting the cost of the heavy rain. Label printer Interket lost almost a week of production after being evacuated when the nearby Toddbrook Reservoir threatened to rupture the Whaley Bridge dam... ProCo installed a new HP PageWide T240 HD web press and two Böwe Systec 9G insertion lines in a £2m investment... Positive and Colouration partnered to form a new larger print group... Steve Harding, managing director of Hardings Print Solutions, and Sam Neal, his opposite number at Geoff Neal Group, joined forces to create a joint venture and buy trade finisher and printer Evoteam... Route 1 Print took delivery and began construction of the UK’s first Landa press... Up to eight companies were mulling bids for JPI Media’s assets, which include the i newspaper and more than 100 regional titles... The Department for Work & Pensions began the process of launching a huge print tender that could be worth a whopping £100m... A restructure at Bradley Group involved workers at Quinnstheprinters and Nicholson Bass being made redundant and then reapplying for a reduced number of jobs... Sales at Moo passed £100m... Merseyside Printing Company celebrated 100 years in business...
Review of 2019: August
Sunday, December 29, 2019
Our annual roundup of all the big stories around the UK printing industry.