The energy crisis: What it means for the print industry

The print industry has been beset by an uncertainty that’s gripped the international economy this year. From Russia’s invasion of Ukraine to supply disruption, there’s been a great deal of uncertainty.

How businesses can benefit from using a second supplier

In the current climate, business uncertainty is seemingly ubiquitous as the economic difficulties caused by the war in Ukraine and inflation continue to grip the country and the world. This, paired with the residual effects of Brexit and the cost of COVID-19 continue to impact businesses across the board.

Technoprint’s clients have of course not been exempt from recent difficulties, with material shortages causing issues for many. Earlier this year we outlined how a business can work to best secure its supply chain and therefore,

Meet the Team: Toni Webster

To mark Stress Awareness Month, in April’s Meet the Team instalment we chat to a Technoprint’s studio coordinator and qualified mental health first aider, Toni Webster.

Toni joined Technoprint six years ago and plays an integral role in the company’s operations, tackling a whole host of tasks from artwork processing to compiling reports.

Read more about the seven-time employee of the month…

Toni’s role

Studio coordinator Toni is a versatile member of the team who helps to ensure a smooth leaflet production process.

Meet the Team: Jacqui Morris

March has arrived and operations manager Jacqui Morris is here to put a spring in our step with the latest instalment of Meet the Team.

As her job title suggests, Jacqui overseas the operations of projects and makes sure in production that everything is running to plan. A keen team player, Jacqui isn’t afraid to get stuck in and work on the machines if she’s needed!

Fuelled by a love of data,

International Women’s Day 2022 – what the day means to us

The 8th March marks an important date in the calendar: International Women’s Day (IWD). The day is a chance to celebrate the cultural, political, and socioeconomic achievements of women and highlight the ongoing issues of gender inequality.

 

This year’s theme is #BreaktheBias. Whether deliberate or unconscious, bias can make it difficult for women to move ahead.

 

To mark IWD some of the female-team at Technoprint have expressed their views on what the day means to them and who inspires them to be the women that they are today.

Meet the team: Anna Zaremba

First in the hot seat for 2022 in our meet the team series is our new team member, Anna Zaremba. Anna is MD Alan Ryan’s right hand woman, assisting with her impeccable organisation skills, as well as HR matters. She’s trained up on HR and cyber awareness, so nothing gets past Anna!

How to secure your supply chain and avoid material shortages in January and beyond

 

Construction materials, food, fuel and used cars are just some of the essentials that the UK press is reporting as being in short supply in what is being dubbed the ‘supply chain crisis’. Experts claim these shortages could have a negative impact on the economy and its recovery after a tumultuous couple of years, not helped by Brexit and of course the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

Paper supplies are not exempt from the current situation.

Golfing for CALM – Technoprint’s charity of the year

Technoprint’s business development manager, Graeme Johnston, is taking part in a three-round challenge at the Antrobus Golf Club in Northwich, to raise money for the charity, CALM – the Campaign Against People Living Miserably.

The event, set to go ahead on the 27th of July, will be supporting the patient information leaflet manufacturer’s efforts to support CALM, which is its charity of the year for 2021.

CALM is often the first port of call for many contemplating suicide.

How Technoprint has prepared for Brexit

Since the referendum in 2016, how smoothly the UK would depart from the EU has been a question on everyone’s mind. It was clear, however, that businesses up and down the country would need to adapt in the face of the new regulations in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

 

In a previous blog we discussed the impact of stockpiling in the face of this crisis. This was the plan of many pharmaceutical companies in order to allow for the continuation of the flow of medication.