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The Potential Impact of Brexit on the Printing Industry

The clock is ticking for the Brexit negotiations and the future relations between the UK and EU are still unclear. Print will be impacted as well; not only print products that are exported and imported, but also raw materials and machinery. This article by WhatTheyThink European section editor Ralf Schlözer looks at some trade volumes and implications of the Brexit for the printing industry.

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About Ralf Schlozer

Ralf Schlözer is a technology analyst for print with 30 years’ experience in the industry and a passion for discovering new technologies and print applications. 

He is available for consulting and speaking engagements. Contact Ralf at [email protected]


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By Robert Godwin on Sep 10, 2020

I have been discussing this with my friends and colleagues in the UK. Last Thursday the responses ranged from:

1. The government must fund us while we develop new market relationships

and,

2. We don't need to rely that heavily on a supply chains and the UK is a good market; it will be just like the good old days.

No, I am not kidding. Reminds me of the old movies where Mickey and Judy will put on their own show...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SRZ5400UKSc

 

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