When Your Print Partner MD Stuart Maclaren founded the company in 2011 with a £70,000 Mimaki direct-to-textile printer, the then 23-year-old thought he could make a good go of building a business producing quick-turnaround fabric print.
Having been founded as a large-format trade print operation in 1992, Macro Art had been enjoying a significant growth spurt when it underwent an MBO in 2014. At that time, the new management team were confident of continued expansion. Now the Saint Neots-based company is making its first acquisition and opening a London branch. I asked commercial director Michael Green about the expansion. By Lesley Simpson