Printing.com Plc offers print products to consumers and small medium sized business. Its products include leaflets, booklets, postcards, promotional cards, invitations, letterheads and business cards. The company has three routes to market: Franchise stores, Bolt-on Franchises and Company own stores. Its services are available in UK, Ireland and France through a chain of high street stores. The company operates two segments: printing services and franchise income. It was founded in1992 and is headquartered in Manchester, the United Kingdom.
Tony studied Electronics and Electrical Engineering at Sheffield University from 1987, developing an interest in marketing and promotional activity whilst managing Student Union entertainments. He worked in First Leisure’s Superbowl division briefly in 1990 before operating as a self- employed print broker. In 1992 he founded a printing company which subsequently became printing.com Europe Ltd and which was acquired by the Company shortly before its admission to Ofex in 2000. He has shaped the Group over the past decade and devised its business and sales models. He also designed and developed the Flyerlink® system which defines the Group’s work-flow.
Peter Gunning MA , Finance Director
Alan qualified as a Chartered Management Accountant in 1981 whilst company accountant of Moon Brothers Engineering. He then moved to the Edward Billington Group as divisional accountant and from there he joined Dalgety as group accountant for the Merseyside production facilities. Moving to CQR in 1987 (acquired by Expamet International in 1988) as management accountant, he was subsequently appointed financial director & company secretary in 1991. The company was sold to Channel Holdings in 1995 and in 1997 he was appointed operations director by which time the company had turnover of c£20m per annum. Alan joined the Group in June 1999.