Preston bank invests in local printing company

July 9, 2011 by  

Preston’s branch of the Royal Bank of Scotland has invested in a local printing company to allow them to expand their premises and their business.

Kirkham Box Company used the funding from the Royal Bank of Scotland to buy a new large colour printer and to extend their business premises to accommodate this. The firm is hoping that the ability to produce full colour printing in house will help them to increase the scope of work that they are able to undertake, and they have even alluded to recruiting new staff by the end of 2011 – this would be a welcome boost to the local jobs market.

This investment in printing businesses bodes well for POS printing. Preston, Blackpool and the surrounding areas are home to a number of small local retail outlets who could benefit from the boost that eye-catching point of sale communications can bring. By using local companies offering services like packaging and POS printing, Preston and Blackpool businesses can not only aim to boost their own sales; they will also be helping to boost the local economy, too.

The Managing Director of Kirkham Box Company, Mark Unwin, told the Blackpool Gazette that the investment:

“Enhances the range of services that we can offer customers and gives us the opportunity to reconfigure our production facilities to ensure we are operating in the most efficient way.”

The box printing company hopes to increase its total turnover to £500,000 this year after increasing their turnover fourfold in recent years.