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UK sees record exports for printed matter in 2018

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UK sees record exports for printed matter in 2018

April 2019

The UK is a big exported of printed products - to the value of £3.1 billion in 2018. The UK exports more printed matter than it imports to all but 11 countries in the world. Want to know more? BPIF members can download the Print Trade Data file and explore further.

Welcome your new Regional Administrator Wendy Siddiqui.

North Eastern
Welcome your new Regional Administrator Wendy Siddiqui.

April 2019

 

Wendy began her career working for small design consultancy, and silk screen making business in Staffordshire.

After lecturing in art, design and photography for twelve years Wendy relocated to West Yorkshire and has worked in administration within both the public and private sector.

 

 

Do you require an immediate Interim Director ?

North Eastern
Do you require an immediate Interim Director ?

April 2019

Experienced MD/Operations Director available immediately for permanent roles. 
His background includes commercial print, direct mail, manufactured stationery and envelope production.

Judging Awards ACPME (Association of Creative & Print Managers in Education)

North Eastern
Judging Awards ACPME (Association of Creative & Print Managers in Education)

April 2019

Darren Shepherd, Regional Director North, was invited to take part on the judging panel for the ACPME (Association of Creative & Print Managers in Education) 2019 Creative and Print Awards.

Northern Ireland PMI - activity declines for first time since July 2016

Northern Ireland
Northern Ireland PMI - activity declines for first time since July 2016

April 2019

The latest Ulster Bank Northern Ireland PMI® report - produced for Ulster Bank by IHS Markit - suggested that Brexit uncertainty pushed the Northern Ireland private sector into decline.

Promote Print to the next generation. Join us at Apprentice19?

Training
Promote Print to the next generation. Join us at Apprentice19?

April 2019

Apprentice19 is a 2 day event for students with the aim to expose them to a number of industries all offering apprenticeship opportunities.

Galloways gallops ahead with £2m upgrade

Members' News
Galloways gallops ahead with £2m upgrade

April 2019

Galloways has invested close to £2m in Heidelberg equipment, a move that will strengthen the company’s competitive position as it heads towards its 150th anniversary next year.

Final call for entries to The Printing Charity’s 2019 Print Futures AwardsFinal call for entries to The Printing Charity’s 2019 Print Futures Awards

April 2019

The Printing Charity is making a final call for entries to this year’s Print Futures Awards, which are grants of up to £1,500 open to UK residents aged 18 to 30 years, supporting workplace skills and routes into employment in the UK printing, paper, packaging, publishing, and graphic arts sector.

Birmingham City University students visit Sign & Digital to see their textile designs in action on the Epson stand

Members' News
Birmingham City University students visit Sign & Digital to see their textile designs in action on the Epson stand

April 2019

Six BA Textile Design students had their designs, produced on Epson dye sublimation printers, made into the polo shirts worn by Epson staff at Sign & Digital.