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Badgemaster secures £1.2m investment

Nottingham-based manufacturer of bespoke name tags and badges, Badgemaster, has received a £1.2million investment from Frontier Development Capital (FDC). The deal will see the business pursue further expansion plans, including welcoming new director Ian Bradbeer to the existing management team. John Bancroft, managing director at Badgemaster, said: “Badgemaster is built …

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Colenso Screen Services celebrates 30 years

On October 1, Colenso celebrated 30 years of working in the screen printing industry. The whole team celebrated in style and toasted to all their loyal customers and suppliers, who have supported the company’s 30 year growth. Candles were blown out on the stunning birthday cake (made by a member …

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Pro-Ad wins at the 2017 IPM COGS Awards

Promotional merchandise solutions company Pro-Ad has won two awards in the Promotional Merchandise category at the IPM COGS Awards 2017 held on September 22 at the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel in London. Pro-Ad won the Gold Award for its work in producing bespoke colour coated computer mice for industrial paints …

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Long standing print industry professional joins Hybrid Services

Brett Newman has joined exclusive UK and Irish Mimaki distributor, Hybrid Services, in the newly created role of chief operations manager. As a long standing print industry professional, Mr Newman brings over two decades of experience working within the sign and graphics industry and will be responsible for the company’s …

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Promotion for Nazdar’s Laura Maybaum

Laura Maybaum has been promoted to director, product marketing for Nazdar Ink Technologies. In her 15 years with the company, Ms Maybaum has been integral in managing Nazdar product life cycles and meeting company marketing, financial and corporate growth objectives. James MacDonald, vice president of sales and marketing, said: “Laura …

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USB2U celebrates 15 years of operations

On October 2, USB2U celebrated its 15 year anniversary with numerous events held at its Northampton HQ. Sebastian La Porta, managing director at USB2U, said: “This is a monumental achievement both in terms of what the company has achieved as well as for the staff who continue to provide a …

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Google and Levi’s releases first jacket powered by Jacquard technology

Levi’s Commuter Trucker Jacket is the first item of clothing to be powered by Jacquard technology – a connected apparel platform that allows fashion designers and apparel manufacturers to integrate connectivity and interactivity into clothes. This technology was developed by Google ATAP, Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects group. Levi’s Commuter …

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Mick Appleby celebrates 25 years at Senator Pens

Senator Pens is celebrating another 25 year employee anniversary. Facilities, resources and warehouse manager, Mick Appleby, joins the long list of people who have celebrated their 25th work anniversary with Senator Pens. Managing director, Andrew Hill, said: “Over the last 25 years Mick has shown enormous dedication in developing effective …

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PSI releases findings of latest Industry Barometer

The findings of the PSI Industry Barometer 2017 has found that the promotional products industry is viewing the year with optimism. Both distributors and suppliers expect sales to increase in the current business year. One in five promotional products suppliers and distributors stated in the survey that they expect an …

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