Posts Tagged “Picon”

27th August 2013 – Bettine Pellant, Picon, has become a Liveryman of the Stationers’ Company. 

She was formally enrolled at a traditional “cloathing” ceremony held in Stationers’ Hall in the City of London.

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20th August 2013 – Bob Usher, Managing Director of Apex Digital Graphics, has been elected as Chairman of Picon, the UK association of print industry manufacturers and suppliers.

He succeeds Peter Morris, CEO of Friedheim UK, who has completed his two-year term.

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23 March 2012- This summer’s big events—the Diamond Jubilee, the Olympics and Paralympics—may be about to bring the world to the UK, but before they do the “Picon British Pavilions” at drupa will take 18 of the UK’s home-grown print suppliers to the world of print.

From 3rd-16th May the Picon British Pavilions will occupy 800 square metres across five drupa Halls, with Picon-hosted business lounges also available in two Halls.  The participating companies represent the full spread of Picon’s wide and varied membership—litho and digital, prepress and post-press, software and ancillaries—and will all be taking advantage of Picon’s decades of organising similar export-driven joint ventures at major exhibitions.

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Gerry Mulvaney, Affinity + Relationship Director for The Danwood Group Ltd, has been appointed to the Picon Council, the UK association of print industry manufacturers and suppliers.

Commenting on the appointment Peter Morris, Chairman of Picon, said “It’s important that the Picon Council represents our full membership and the broader UK supplier landscape. Gerry brings extensive contemporary digital print industry knowledge and energy and will be a valuable asset to the work we do.”

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4 July 2011 – Peter Morris, CEO of Friedheim UK, has been appointed Chairman of Picon, the UK association of print industry manufacturers and suppliers. Peter was voted in to the two-year post at the Picon AGM on Friday July 1st.

Taking over the Chairmanship from Brian Filler, MD of Screen UK, Peter emphasised the need for manufacturers and suppliers to continue the fight to lobby banks and government to support the UK print industry, and to improve skills within it. “Picon’s members span the full spectrum of industry supplier from large household names to many small to medium specialists. Not only does this give Picon a persuasive collective voice and influence, but it also enables us to take strong and positive practical action to support and develop the industry. It’s important for everyone involved in print to keep up the pressure to improve investment, training, and above all, confidence,” he said. “I am looking forward to the challenges ahead and introducing several Picon initiatives which will benefit both manufacturers and printers.”

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