Leicester printer makes shortlist for national industry award

Leicester based printing company Taylor Bloxham is celebrating making the shortlist for a prestigious national industry award.

The firm is amongst a total of 70 finalists who will be competing across 24 different categories at the PrintWeek awards next week. Taylor Bloxham has been shortlisted for the Bespoke Magazine Printer of the Year award at the event which takes place at the Grosvenor Hotel in London on Monday 16th October.

The judging process is rigorous with the shortlisting process taking place over three days. The judging panel includes 24 print buyers and independent experts from brands including Arcadia, Burberry, Coca-Cola, Santander, Sky, Toyota, and Waitrose. The awards are considered to be a flagship event in the industry and over 600 entries were received this year.

In order to make the shortlist Taylor Bloxham had to demonstrate a consistently high quality of print and finishing in the production of shorter run magazines. As part of the entry process, the company had to submit two examples of their work and selected their Rolls Royce and McLaren magazines.

“We are delighted to be nominated for such an important industry award,” comments Taylor Bloxham’s CEO Robert Lockwood. “We are well respected in the industry and have a long track record of printing high quality brochures as well as other materials. We have also made significant investments this year in cutting edge machinery that enables us to produce a range of printed matter more quickly and efficiently while offering even higher standards of clarity and colour.”

Taylor Bloxham is part of the Taylor Bloxham Limited which also includes the POS design and manufacturing facility Instore and direct mail fulfilment company FastAnt, both based in Leicestershire. The company has invested over £1 million during 2017 in new printing and folding machines, as well as expanding and upgrading their premises. Clients include many well-known brands including Crown Paints, Bentley and BAFTA.

“2017 has been a great year for us,” Robert adds. “Although we had a fire on site earlier this year, we have risen to the challenge and have improved our facilities and equipment to offer an even more completive service.”