29 October 2019
| by Hannah Jordan
If you are not invested in personal learning and development, then we probably aren’t the right company for you. That’s what I always say to people who are hoping to work with us,” states Fastsigns UK managing director, John Davies.
21 October 2019
| by Simon Creasey
The old-fashioned printer is something of an endangered species. Following the financial crisis hundreds of skilled print jobs were lost in the industry as companies consolidated or fell by the wayside.
23 July 2018
| by Rob Gray
Let’s talk psychology. No, not the meaning of that awful recurring nightmare; the one where you’re running naked past the presses in a panic that you’ve forgotten to action your company’s biggest ever order – with the fiery unicorn of justice in hot pursuit, baying for your blood.
29 May 2018
| by Jez Abbott
Keenan Phillips had something to prove at his interview for an apprenticeship post. So did the man interviewing him for the job at Saxon Packaging.
05 February 2018
| by Nick Mansley
The environment will feature strongly at this year’s show on the future of packaging.
19 June 2017
| by Barney Cox
Demographic shifts, such as lengthening lifespans leading to longer working lives and developments in work, including the rise of the robots, all reinforce the trend towards people having several different careers.
21 November 2016
| by Jez Abbott
Whenever I thought of the print industry I pictured big warehouses printing stacks of newspapers: I guess I just thought of print as being quite old-fashioned,” recalls one of them.
24 October 2016
| by Kristian Dando
When printing giant Polestar shut its doors for the last time earlier this year, it wasn’t just the trade for its various high-profile clients that rivals were clamouring over – its staff were in demand too.
12 September 2016
| by Sooraj Shah
Technology has affected every industry in some shape or form, and in many cases it has completely revolutionised sectors. In the printing industry this has been manifested in the machines becoming more sophisticated as a result, with continuous improvements in both hardware and software.
07 March 2016
| by Jon Severs
No one likes reading the manual. Whether it be electronics, toys or furniture, the huge accompanying instruction booklets are usually largely left untouched. And even when instructions are followed, as with certain flatpack furniture products, things often still go awry.