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Small things lead to big business

Christmas is coming and a lot of kids will be lucky enough to be given a model railway, still a popular hobby even in these days of PlayStations and smartphones. Big kids like model railways too, and it turns out that this year they didn’t want to wait for Christmas.

60 seconds with Deanprint

Deanprint can trace its history back to the 1870s when Dean & Dawson was a world renowned travel agency (even getting a mention in the film The Great Escape).

60 seconds with Jameson Print Finishers

Jameson Print Finishers was set up in 1998 and celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. Managing director Michael Berry’s interest in complicated folding such as maps and miniature folding resulted in Jameson becoming a specialist folding company.

60 seconds with Washington Direct Mail

Washington Direct Mail (WDM) started in 1983 and was originally created to handle print and merchandising for a car manufacturer’s dealerships. It then set up a mailing house arm and went on to add personalised digital printing, which has paid dividends. The past year has seen rapid growth off the back off the General Election and the focused pursuit of target marketing, with the addition of new machinery and staff.

60 seconds with RS Bookbinders

RS Bookbinders was founded by Roy Shaddock in 1983, utilising his knowledge and experience gained in the bookbinding industry since the age of 14.

Q&A: Thomas Berwick, apprentice, Point Control

Thomas has been in the industry for about 18 months in his apprentice role at Accrington-based print finishing business Point Control, where his father Richard is one of the firm’s founding directors. When not at work the 21-year-old likes to play football and enjoys keeping fit

60 seconds with Tudor Bookbinding

Ian Chamberlain set up Tudor Bookbinding in 1992, after spotting a gap in the market for a print finishing service while working as a binding room manager. The firm started off in the centre of Leicester, with secondhand kit and five staff.

Coping with your worst nightmare

Those images on Monday 28 December were horrifying, and remain unforgettable. Like most people, Chris Milner had been tuning into TV news channels over the Christmas period, gripped with cold fascination as the rising waters of flood-hit Britain made news headlines across the UK.

60 seconds with Hickling & Squires

Established as a small stationery printer in 1953 by the eponymous Frank Hickling & Frank Squires, the company was bought by Mike Wells in 1982 and subsequently acquired by his son Richard Wells and sales director Paul White 12 years ago. Pictured is the company-sponsored ‘Rebel’ racer, with managing director Richard at the wheel.

60 seconds with RNB Group

Bob Rhodes and Ryan Metcalf joined forces to set up RNB Group nine years ago. The firm’s services span data processing, digital printing, laser printing, inkjetting, hand fulfilment, machine enclosing and polywrapping.

60 seconds with Point Control

Lancashire-based perfect and PUR binding specialist Point Control began life 18 years ago when founding directors Richard Berwick, Andrew Cavannagh and Shaun Gill decided they wanted to work for themselves.

Tinkerers in search of the eureka moment

Print’s best-known eureka moment came more than 550 years ago, when Johannes Gutenberg figured out a way to print books using moveable type and a press based on the sort of screw press used for making wine.

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