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Great result for a low-cost price... - October 2018

WPG's sister company Sign City UK were delighted to work in partnership with the team at The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (RJAH). The brief given for their popular on-site restaurant Denbigh's was to help them create a modern space for a minimum price to provide a welcoming atmosphere for their patients, visitors and staff.

As a Trust at the centre of its community, RJAH likes to work with local suppliers where possible.

Signage at Denbigh's restaurant, RJAH.

Sign City UK worked in partnership with them to provide a professional and swift service, bouncing ideas around to get the best result at the best price.

Sian Langford - Deputy Facilities Manager at RJAH said:

"We can't recommend the team enough; the standard of work was excellent, and we've already got plans for more improvements working with them. Feel free to pop into Denbigh's if you want to see an example of their great work or to sample our freshly prepared food and beverages including freshly ground coffees."

Signage at Denbigh's restaurant, RJAH.

Cheers to nearly 50 years... - September 2018

Welshpool Printing Group were delighted to welcome the team from Stretton Focus to the factory today to enjoy a tour of the premises and a sneak preview of the latest edition of Stretton Focus hot off the press...

Past issues of Stretton Focus community magazine.

WPG have enjoyed a long standing relationship with Stretton Focus and have supported the development of this informative local magazine over the years which represents "The Community Voice of the Strettons".

The team enjoyed a cuppa with Managing Director Paul Jones and Sales Director Gary Williams and took away a bit of memorabilia with their own personalised Stretton Focus mugs created in-house by our Powys Trophies team...

The Stretton Focus team with Paul Jones and Gary Williams.

A whistle-stop tour for local AM - August 2018

Welshpool Printing Group were delighted to welcome a visit from Russell George, the Welsh Conservative Assembly Member for Montgomeryshire.

Andy Bebb - Sales Director at WPG and Russell George standing by the new innovative technically advanced LED-UV 8 colour printer.

Russell, who is a keen supporter and promotes business growth in the area, came to chat to our directors about how a small to medium sized business like WPG has grown and survived challenging business times, especially in a fast growing digital era over the last 60 years.

*Russell is the Shadow Cabinet Secretary for the Economy and Infrastructure, and his role as spokesperson for the Welsh Conservative Assembly Group also includes responsibility for Culture, Tourism and Sport. He also chairs the National Assembly for Wales' Economy, Infrastructure & Skills Committee.

Picture: Andy Bebb - Sales Director at WPG and Russell George standing by the new innovative technically advanced LED-UV 8 colour printer.

Welshpool Printing Group invests in new technology
- August 2018

Welshpool Printing Group are delighted to introduce their new innovative 8 colour retrofit LED-UV printer. This is the 1st retrofit in the UK of an XO system onto a Komori S29.

Left to right: Nathan Astbury - Print Specialist; Ian Jones - Operations Director; Paul Jones - Managing Director.

LED-UV printing is a new technology that fits perfectly for the 8 colour with quicker turnaround, allowing the ink to dry instantly as there is very little ink absorbed into the paper when it comes off the press, bringing richer enhanced colours. This means it can be finished straight away without the risk of spoiling the job.

Keeping all the benefits of traditional high quality litho print, LED-UV print is the ultimate in colour vibrancy.

The benefits of LED-UV include:

  • Faster drying for quicker turnarounds
  • Eco Friendly
  • Sharper colours as ink doesn't dry into materials (more vibrant)
  • More flexibility and versatility on what materials printed on, instantly dry on all materials
  • No marking issues
  • Consistently high quality finishes

Ian Jones Director at WPG said:

"As one of the longer standing innovative printers in Mid-Wales & Shropshire we like to offer new ways of delivering products including offering different sizes, adding finishes, insert and promotional services and other cost saving initiatives. Our new printer is most certainly a cut above the rest and we look forward to working with our customers to further enhance their printing projects, really bringing them to life."

Continuously investing in new technology WPG position their customers at the centre of their business working closely with them to gain a full understanding of their needs. They pride themselves on a true partnership approach with effective communication to establish their customers' requirements and offer new exciting products in a competitive market.

To find out more about our LED-UV Press, please call us on 01938 552260 and ask us for print samples, so you can see how great your print could be too.

Picture - Left to right: Nathan Astbury - Print Specialist; Ian Jones - Operations Director; Paul Jones - Managing Director

Better & stronger together

The merger between Welshpool Printing Group, and direct mail specialist NRG of Shrewsbury, has been a great success. The concept of design, print, pack and post being offered by a single local business is proving to be an attractive proposition to clients of both companies.

Why? Because the expansion of the company now has the ability to offer their clients the complete package with advice from highly experienced staff - something which is greatly appreciated taking the burden away from them. The company says: "Our aim is to provide a one stop shop - from design to door. Business growth is also one of the key goals."

Welshpool Printing Group Ltd has been based in Welshpool since 1960 and employs 50 staff. The business provides a choice of either high quality Litho or Digital Print solutions to customers, throughout the UK.

NRG Direct Mail, meanwhile, employs a team of nine staff at Battlefield Enterprise Park. Both bases have been retained in the merger and there are no job losses. Established by Nick Chavasse over a decade ago, it provides printing, packing and posting services and manages cost-effective direct mail marketing campaigns on behalf of clients.

The two companies, who have been working together for a number of years, recognised great opportunities for growth due to the synergy between the two businesses. Paul Jones, WPG's Managing Director and now NRG's Managing Director said: "The merger makes perfect sense as we are now able to offer a more efficient and integrated package of services comprising design, print, finishing and mailing. We have inherited a great team at NRG and wish Nick all the best with his future ventures. The ultimate goal is to grow our joint turnover over the next five years, creating new employment opportunities along the way."

So, if you need the stability of service that comes from a strong mutually beneficial partnership, then let the newly merged companies show you how it can make a difference to your business helping you cut costs on Print, Production and Distribution.

Plan Ahead - Get your 2016 Calendars,
Wallplanners and Cards printed NOW!

Get ahead of the Christmas rush and order your calendars, wallplanners and greetings cards now! Whether you have your own artwork or would like us to produce it for you, we can print all of your festive and new year items such as cards*, calendars, wallplanners etc. We can print them in single or full colour and in any size or format. Medium and large print runs will be printed litho, but for those small runs we can print digitally, enabling our clients to get the best quality for the best price possible.

*Personalisation is also available.

For more information, to get a quote or to place an order, please contact our sales department via email or by telephoning 01938 552260.

5% off pre-paid orders!

5% off all pre-paid orders at WPG!

Get 5% off your print order with WPG when you pre-pay (*subject to terms & conditions). Quote "WEB0512" when ordering. For more information or to place your order, please contact Claire Prince on 01938 552260, email or fill in our enquiry form.

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