28 December 2007
| by Barney Cox
Four Graphics is looking 5,500km east for its future. The Bermondsey-based wide-format graphics firm has set up an operation in Dubai after finding that the Middle East is crying out for its brand of high-quality production and service and it believes that gives it a great USP.
05 December 2007
| by Barney Cox
Picking the right name to reflect what a business offers is crucial, according to Dialogue Solutions chief executive Nick Dixon. That was why, within weeks of winning the Application of Digital Print Technology category in this years Excellence Awards, Howitt Digital became Dialogue Solutions.
06 November 2007
| by Karen Charlesworth
For a man whose mission in life is to sell as much print as he can, Jason Walker has a perverse attitude to the actual act of selling: the managing director of Macclesfield-based Everydayprint persuades his customers to put their run lengths down, rather than up. Typically, we take a zero off their average print run, and about the same off the invoice, he says. And Im a very happy man when that happens.
10 October 2007
| by Philip Chadwick
Over the past few months, it has been hard to ignore Xerox Global Services (XGS). The document management arm of the print behemoth has been winning some highly lucrative contracts.
03 October 2007
| by Alison Carter
The sunny yellow on Fox Print Services website and business cards mirrors the disposition of the two men sitting in the office. From their laughter and jovial patter it is clear that both managing director Kevin Stanton and sales director Richard Lewis...
05 July 2007
| by Amy Golding
Condoms, diet foods and drugs are just three of the items stored in the Lick warehouse. The West Yorkshire-based direct mail firm has expanded its business to include a selection of innovative services ranging from the collation and distribution of point-of-sale (POS) kits to online stock management and distribution.
05 July 2007
| by Lisa Berwin
The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) is redefining its guidelines in an effort to pool together the resources of universities and colleges and minimise any duplication of costs. As a result, print sourcing by higher education bodies, traditionally done in-house, is changing dramatically.
06 June 2007
| by Helen Morris
The past 18 months have been tough, says Martin Ruda, managing director of The Tall Group. And yet, despite his comment, structural, acquisitive and organic growth are all on the cards for the financial and security print specialist. The group is aiming high, and plans to double its turnover by 2010.
30 May 2007
| by Nosmot Gbadamosi
Statexcolourprint's finance and human resources director Sue Maitland is relieved to have a chat. "You don't really get to talk to people for long periods of time as a finance director. Most of your time is spent behind a desk on your own unfortunately, so I'm glad for the distraction", she laughs.
22 May 2007
| by Adam Hooker
The walls in David Crows office are blank, except for one thing: a large plaque from the 2005 Open Championship signed by golf superstar Tiger Woods. That year, Tiger Woods victory in the British Open put an end to three tough years for arguably the most...