Are you entering the packaging market? According to Smithers Pira, it will have become a routine application for the digital wide-format community by 2021.
Go to Drupa 2016 and you’ll ‘touch the future’ according to the official show tagline. For ‘touch the future’ read ‘Print 4.0’ – meaning end-to-end digital workflows made possible by the intelligent networking of machines and systems, allowing for more individualisation and personalisation. And digital inkjet is key part of all that.
What’s having the greatest impact on your business at the moment?
I think the greatest impact on our business is yet to come, we have made a lot of investment in equipment recently which will keep us at the forefront of digital wide format printing, but with the European Referendum in the summer, and having over 800 customers from all business sectors, this has the potential to put the brakes on our continued growth, but hopefully not.
In January we received news that the purchase of two Mimaki flatbeds from CMYUK had set SCG on a new path - that the new technical digital print capability had prompted the company to team up with photographic artist Richard Osbourne to provide bespoke glass installations for interiors. Can you remind us of the key points in that diversification?