Fri, Dec

AI - are you concerned about how it will impact your business? Given it’s a topic on everyone’s minds I spoke with Precision Proco CEO Gary Peeling. As global chairman of DScoop - whose UK summit this October looks at the subject - he has his finger on the pulse.

The Printing Charity has been around for almost 200 years, having been founded in 1827 as The Printers’ Pension Society. Today it provides practical and emotional support for those in need in the printing, paper, publishing, packaging and graphics sectors. Given the current economic climate, I spoke with its CEO Neil Lovell to find out how its services are being called upon.

“We believe it’s our corporate social responsibility to increase sustainable solutions within the print industry.” So says Leicestershire-based Data Image, so I talked with founder and CEO Rob Farfort to find out what it’s doing to green-up print - and to ask whether its efforts are being rewarded?

At the start of the year Fespa UK embarked on a series of Next Generation Networking Days for the print industry’s 18-30-year-olds, and subsequently formed a youth committee. So what are the expected ramifications for the sector’s youth, their employers and the industry at large?

The first print industry focussed EcoPrint summit will take place in Geneva on 6-7 June this year and right now this sector’s input and collaboration is being sought to help ensure it hits the mark. I talked with Frazer Chesterman from organiser FM Future on the subject.

This summer Solopress took on Phil Foster as head of business development, a new role for the £32m turnover company (estimated sales for 2022), which expects to further expand its payroll, kit list and business premises within the year. I asked MD Simon Cooper about the decision to create this new role, and whether we’re likely to see many more PSPs follow suit as they continue to diversify.

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