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Callprint acquires Manchester-based PPS Print Communications

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Press release from the issuing company

Print and visual communications specialist Callprint has announced further investment and expansion for its core businesses, with the acquisition of the business operations of Manchester-based PPS Print Communications.

Based in Deansgate, Manchester, Callprint has also taken on all five members of the current PPS staff, and the business will continue to run uninterrupted and service its clients as PPS, as well as acting as a Manchester hub for Callprint’s operations in the north. It will then convert to being a full Callprint operation in the next three months.

Callprint has been looking to establish a foothold in the Manchester region to add to its regional hubs, and negotiations had been on-going for a considerable time to secure the deal.

PPS Print Communications handles all kind of print projects, and has an in-house design team. The company produces a wide variety of print, ranging from colour booklets, business stationery, mailers, flyers, exhibition panels, graphic design, training manuals, merchandising, through to confidential copying. 

Callprint is also investing in new equipment at PPS, with a new Xerox® Color J75 Press, which is being installed into the company with immediate effect.

In addition to the new Xerox® Color J75 Press, PPS has core machines ranging from wide format colour, small format colour and small format B&W, scanning, wide format encapsulator/board mounting, and various binding equipment, a T-Shirt press and mailing equipment. 

Commenting on the acquisition and addition to Callprint’s operations, Callprint Group Managing Director, Steve Cheek, stated, “Callprint is continuing to grow and this new location gives us increased coverage across the UK as well as introducing our services and products to the Manchester region.”

This latest acquisition underlines Callprint’s original statement of intention to continue to grow and develop its business operations.


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