Investment in Equipment and Talent at Imprint

We are continuing to invest in our large format print division Imprint and we have recently spent £2.5 million on two new Inca Digital Onset x3 presses. We have also taken on new talent aligning investment to deliver against our client’s requirements.

Tony Mullarkey joins the Newcastle site as newly appointed Manufacturing Director along with Michael Sibley as 3D Designer and Rachel Garvin as New Business Manager. Arron Rutherford and Mick Fisher recently joined the London office. They bring a wealth of experience to the business from point of sale manufacturing, customer service and business development to 3D structural design.

The two new Inca Digital Onset x3 3.2m wide presses have been delivered to Imprint’s main production site in Newcastle. The presses take substrates sized up to 3.22×1.6m at a maximum thickness of 50mm and includes a robotic arm for high productivity. It prints at what Inca has called a “blistering” speed of 900sqm/hour. Its 14 channels feature three sets of CMYK plus the choice of white or orange.

Mark Handford , Pureprint Group CEO commented “This newest installation means that Imprint have the market leading digital and screen printing technology at their site offering their customers the best quality with superb reliability and consistency on long runs and wide range of effects for innovative large format production.”

Dave Bullivant, Imprint Managing Director added “The new talent in our London office has helped us strengthen our face to face relationship with clients in the city and enables our Pureprint client base to also access these services. Tony Mullarkey in Newcastle  brings a wealth of knowledge around manufacturing and Sibley’s experience will help grow the 3D side of the business at Imprint and help us streamline the process of running 3D jobs through production.”

Imprint continues to grow since the acquisition by Pureprint Group in 2014 being driven by its marketing automation tool Additions, developed in house specifically for retailers to control and improve the efficiency of point of sale.

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