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It’s All About The Team!

It’s All About The Team! Just recently I was lucky enough to meet and have lunch with Lord Sebastian Coe and listen to him as he described his ventures as a former track and field athlete, British politician and the Chairman of the successful London bid to host the 2012 Summer Olympics. As a middle-distance runner, Coe won four Olympic medals, including the …

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A Print Above The Rest!

A Print Above The Rest! We are pleased to announce the new Heidelberg Versafire EP Digital Press is in full printing production mode at our factory in Manchester. We have already noticed a massive difference in productivity due to the speed and printing capabilities and with print speeds of 6900 sheets per hour means you get your jobs quicker! We can also print …

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Lazy River Syndrome!

Lazy River Syndrome! I’ve just had a weeks holiday in Tenerife with my family , the first full week off in 9 months! On one of the days, we visited Siam Water Park full of various water rides for all ages from death defining kamikaze death slides to the lazy river! My daughter and her holiday friend decided on the …

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Manchester Printers continues expansion with Versafire EP digital press

Manchester Printers continues expansion with Versafire EP digital press Rapidly expanding Manchester Printers will take delivery of a Heidelberg Versafire EP next month, completing a series of investments that will give the company 25 to 30% greater capacity and add about £400,000 to the group’s £2.3 million turnover. In December, Manchester Printers acquired Berkeley Business Forms, a print management company …

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Manchester Printers boosts growth with BBF buy

Manchester Printers boosts growth with BBF buy Manchester Printers has acquired print management firm Berkeley Business Forms (BBF) in a bid to move into the North West and North Wales markets. Based in Trafford Park, Manchester Printers completed its purchase of BBF on 14 December after being approached last month by then-owner Melissa Chaaya. Chaaya inherited the business from her …

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A Stitch In Time!

In October we spoke about having a bottleneck in our finishing department and our 20 yrs old guillotine was replaced with a brand new Ideal 7260 B2 guillotine. Well, this month we have had a similar problem with our booklet making machine, old age and sourcing worn parts were becoming a problem causing a lot of downtime in productivity. The …

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A cut above the rest!

  As with all growing companies, there are certain areas of the business where a bottleneck can occur. In one of our instances, this was in the finishing department were all the printed sheets gets trimmed, folded, glued, stitched 2 wires, made up etc. Our guillotine was 20 yrs old and it was breaking down more times than it was …

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The Mimaki Room!

What a busy month we have had for September. Apart from having a record-breaking month for jobs produced we have been busy preparing a new workspace for our Mimaki wide format printing machine. We had 500sqf of space not being utilised so we got the builders in to prepare a state of the art printing room solely for the wide …

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Wife Wont Let Me Eat This!

Here’s a story that illustrates why it’s so important to understand what your customers actually want. Two men always walk past a burger stand on their way home but don’t even give it a second glance. Then, one day, the burger stand owner puts up a sign that really catches their attention. The stand owner clearly knows his market (i.e. …

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