Image Reports speaks to Andy Walls, director, Dalesflex Signs and Graphics.
What’s having the greatest impact on your business at the moment?
The main impact we find within our business today is the change regarding blue chip customers. We are finding the simple corporate image portrayed in the past, has been shaken up to full colour imagery and graphics. All clients are wanting their branding in the front line of everyone else.
Where do you see the greatest wide-format opportunities?
Vehicle wrapping is rapidly growing throughout the country and around the world as this form of mobile advertising gives clients massive impact.
What would make your day-to-day operations easier?
Cashflow is always the biggest niggle. If cash was passed between business and business faster and on time every business would benefit
Your favourite bit of kit is..?
The upgrade from our old wide-format printer to a new Mutoh Valuejet 1624 which has given us a greater capacity to turn round quality products in more cost effective way
What’s the best bit of business advice you’ve been given?
To invest in newer technology that will bring faster production and cut down lead times, thus leading to a greater turnover.
What are you most proud of achieving?
Having been in the signage and graphics industry for over 25 years and still having the ability to keep up with the ever changing market and being forefront in our game.
What lesson does the wide-format sector need to learn?
Need to think on that one!