Pureprint wins PrintWeek awards Fine Art Printer of the Year 2011

PrintWeek awards October 2011

Pureprint were recognised for their continued ability to produce printed material of exceptional quality. This years submissions for the Fine Art Printer of the year included 4 beautiful books that were well received by the judges, leading them to award us this accolade for the 5th time in the last 6 years.

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Pureprint receives 7 nominations at the 2011 PrintWeek Awards

14th September 2011

9th September 2011, PrintWeek Awards shortlist announced. Pureprint shortlisted in 7 categories, a spectacular achievement. Click on the link to read more.

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Pureprint opens its doors

19th May 2011

Printing professionals from all around gathered together at Buxted Park Hotel for an exclusive VIP event. Held by HP to highlight the benefits of their HP Indigo digital presses, the event featured speakers from HP, alongside Simon Cooper our Business Development Director, before all were invited back to the Pureprint Group site in Uckfield to get a close up view of our first rate digital department and to see our two Indigo 7500s in action.

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New Speedmaster XL 105 installation

May 2011

Pureprint Group has recently installed their second six-colour + coater Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 105, meaning we are now capable of producing 36,000 sheets an hour, a figure which is unmatched in the sector. In addition to this, two new MBO K800 folders and a Magnus plate setter are due in April, ensuring Pureprint remain at the very pinnacle of sheet-fed litho production.

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Book buyer insight: What do buyers want?

PrintWeek, March 2011

Pureprint Group were recently ranked fifth in the UK book printers league table with £17.8m turnover, just behind MPG Books Group and Lightning Source UK, with Clays (St Ives) in second and CPI UK topping the table, with all figures taken from PrintWeek Top 500 accounts.

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ArjoWiggins Graphic and Pureprint support inaugural People and Environment Achievement Awards

Packaging Europe, March 2011

The PEA Awards took place in Central London on the 2nd March with ArjoWiggins Graphic chosen as the paper sponsor, whilst Pureprint printed the programmes on Cocoon Silk 100% recycled. Both had a strong brand prescence as a result of the sponsor, and were able to provide items for the event's goody bag. Packaging Europe speaks to both Richard Owers, Marketing Director at Pureprint and Shannan Hodgson, Corporate Affairs Manager at ArjoWiggins Graphic.

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Pureprint strengthens corporate print team with new appointments

PrintWeek, February 2011

Pureprint Group has a made a trio of appointments in a bid to strengthen its corporate print team. Simon Carrington and Lloyd Bromhead have joined the group's sales team whilst Andrew Drummond will lead the client services team, all having arrived from St Ives Westerham Press. We hear from Carrington on why joining the group was an attractive prospect, as well Chief Executive Mark Handford's comments on the appointments and the reasoning behind them.

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Digital Printer Awards

December 2010

Pureprint Group reigned supreme at the Digital Printer Awards held at the Park Lane Hotel, Piccadilly, London and hosted by ex-Rugby star Martin Bayfield, by notching up a hatrick of awards. Pureprint won the Book Award for Cassandra Goad, the Creative Graphic Design on Digital Print Award for Brand Union Book, with this same piece also gaining us the coveted Supreme Award at the event.  

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Print's success stories hailed

PrintWeek Awards, October 2010

Hosted by Mock the Week star Hugh Dennis and with entertainment from ventriloquist Paul Zerdin and Oompah Brass, the PrintWeek 2010 Awards was a great night for Pureprint Group who gained the biggest trophy haul notching up a hat-trick of top prizes in the Environment, Fine Art and Book categories.

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Pureprint wins PrintWeek Book Printer of the Year Award 2010

PrintWeek Awards, October 2010

Pureprint received the Book Printer of the Year 2010 prize at the PrintWeek Awards for the “exceptional” print quality of Above Scotland, a book  on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland produced for The Royal Commission.

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Pureprint wins PrintWeek Environmental Company of the Year Award 2010

PrintWeek Awards, October 2010

Pureprint’s commitment to environmental improvement in the face of adverse economic conditions has meant we stood head and shoulders above virtually everyone else to win the hotly-contested category of Environmental Company of the Year 2010.

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Pureprint wins PrintWeek Fine Art Printer of the Year Award 2010

PrintWeek Awards, October 2010

Pureprint were worthy winners of PrintWeek’s Fine Art Printer of the Year Award 2010, with judges particularly taken with the quality of the book Crash, which was produced for The Gagosian Gallery in New York.

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Investments continue at Pureprint

Print Paper Monthly, November 2010

In addition to purchasing two new HP Indigo 7500 presses and XMPie software, Pureprint has invested in a new six-colour plus coater Heidelberg XL 105 B1 press to be installed in January 2011, taking total investment in 2010 up to £3million. As well as this, more change has occurred with the appointment of former Precision Printing Executive, Simon Cooper as Business Development Director whose role it is to develop the Group’s digital solutions and integrate marketing communications with digital online media.

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Pureprint turns around BP oil rig disaster report in 24-hours

Digital Planner, October/November 2010

Pureprint sent out 50 advanced copies of the Deepwater Horizon oil rig disaster report for BP just 24-hours after production. Confidentiality agreements had to be signed by all staff who worked on it. A further 200 copies of the 254-page report, three throw-outs over 1.5 metres wide and 250 CDs burnt, labelled and inserted into the wire-bound and individually shrink-wrapped reports were supplied a day later.

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Pureprint purchases Speedmaster

PrintWeek, October 2010

Pureprint Group continues its aggressive investment strategy by boosting its litho capacity with a Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 105. Pureprint’s Chief Executive, Mark Handford explains the reasoning behind the decision, which takes investment to over £3million in 2010.

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Digital print brings new meaning to targeted communication

Green Futures, October 2010

Our Marketing Director, Richard Owers, featured in October 2010’s issue of Green Futures commenting on the development of digital printing and its move from a mass commodity into a much more effective communication tool. He talks us through the case studies of both the University of Creative Arts and Oxfam and how they were able to offer bespoke and personalised material and yet still make significant savings through the use of digital printing. He argues that with social media driving change in how messages are produced and consumed, printers must follow suit.

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Pureprint to install two HP Indigo 7500s

PrintWeek, July 2010

Pureprint has spent £1.3m on two new HP Indigo 7500 presses to the meet the growing demand for digital print. Technical Director, Aaron Archer talks us through the reasoning behind the investment and what it will mean for Pureprint.

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Aaron Archer: My Industry

Print and Paper Monthly, June/July 2010

Print and Paper Monthly caught up with Pureprint Group’s Technical Director, Aaron Archer in their June/July 2010 issue to chat all things print. He talks about how he broke into the industry, how it has changed, his responsibilities at Pureprint and their recent investments, the challenges the industry faces and last year’s Ipex, as well as letting us in on the one thing he’d change about the industry.

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Pureprint boost sales team

Digital Printer, April 2010

Pureprint Group has appointed David Crompton and Ronan Daly as Sales Consultants to help expand the Group’s presence in the luxury and corporate market segments. Both join with a wealth of experience with Mr Crompton previously holding positions at Midas Press, Butler & Tanner, Fulmar and Wace, and Mr Daly having previously occupied roles at Park Communications, MPG Impressions and St Ives Westerham Press.

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Green Policies Turn Profits

PrintWeek, March 2010

This article talks to Richard Owers, Marketing Director of Pureprint, who explains to us how environmental improvement can lead to financial imporvement, discusses the challenging environmental objectives set for 2010 and the reasons behind such a commitment to sustainability, not only at top level but throughout the entire group.

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