Ben is 38 and, having got into corrugated at a formative age, has already racked up 22 years in the industry. He’s married with two boys and something of a martial artist in his spare time.
What is your nickname?
You’d have to ask my colleagues – but they probably wouldn’t be allowed to answer
Why did you get into printing?
It just sort of happened
What would be your dream job?
Who would play you in a movie about your life?
What is your dream bit of kit?
Six-colour oversized B1 with twin coating units
What is your favourite film?
What is your favourite TV programme?
Red Dwarf (when it was good)
Sweet or savoury?
Who or what do you hate the most?
What is your favourite phrase or saying?
It ain’t rocket science
What is your favourite album?
Currently The Greatest Showman
What is your favourite book?
The Lord of the Rings
Cat or dog, or…?
What is your greatest luxury in life?
Quality time with the family
What is the strangest job you’ve ever done?
Making boxes for sex toys
Who would you like to be stuck on a desert island with?
What is your greatest ambition?
To build my own house – literally
What’s your greatest fear?
Who or what makes you laugh?
Idiots (for the wrong reasons) and stupid humour
What piece of kit would you like to see invented?
Six-colour litho press with twin coating units that runs straight into a film laminator and foil blocker
Where would you like to be right now?
What’s your worst fashion disaster?
Probably my hair when younger
Where would you go if you could time-travel?
200 years in the future to space
What was your childhood obsession?
What is the worst kind of print?
What was the best business deal that you’ve pulled off?
Getting my dad to pay pocket money, the rest is easier
What advice would you give to your teenage self?
Push yourself more and aim higher
How would you like to be remembered?
A kind and friendly man who did his best for all he came in contact with
For living, work to live not live to work