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Exciting News for Gipping Press Ltd


combining the logosIn what has already been a very busy year we are pleased to announce that we are further expanding our business!

Not only have we extended our premises by moving next door, we are also merging with a long-established firm here in Suffolk - Swaingrove Print.

From 1st October 2014, you can expect a bigger and even better operation from us, combining our mutual printing expertise. For you, this will mean continued excellent service along with exciting new products - all geared to giving you the best design, print and promotional solutions available.

In the meantime, it's business as usual for us at Gipping Press Ltd. Swaingrove Print officially join us at our premises in Needham Market and all our existing staff will continue in their current roles without interruption.

We can't wait to work with you, sharing our new, enlarged and improved facility. We really appreciate your loyalty and thank you very much for all your business to date - and don't forget, our team are ready and waiting to hear from you if you want to get your autumn promotions off to a flying start!


Introducing Swaingrove Print Ltd

Swaingrove Print have great experience in large format and digital production, which will complement our existing services very well.

Like Gipping Press, the Swaingrove contingent - Greg Ruffell (below right) and Shaun Sivertsen (left) - care about quality and good service. We welcome them to Gipping Press, and look forward to an exciting future.


StowFiesta Sponsorship


We were very proud to sponsor the StowFiesta event on Friday 20th and Saturday 21st June. Some of our team went along to enjoy the music and great atmosphere on the Saturday evening (apparently Danny was there both days!). Well done to David and all the team at Stowmarket Town Council for putting on such a great event. Initial estimates are that around 4500 people attended and with the great weather we are sure everyone enjoyed it. The photo below shows Ska'd for Life playing on the Gipping Press Stage on the Saturday evening. We are looking forward to next year already but in the meantime watch out for details of the Stowmarket Beach Party in September.

 

Cream Tea Event - 4th July

On 4th July we took part in a cream tea in a box event for all our staff (plus any friends who are passing) in support of Action Medical Research for children.

This charity relies entirely on donations and can only fund new research and treatments with this kind of help. They offer help and hope to families across the UK who are coping with a child with a rare disease for which there is currently no cure. All the proceeds from our cream tea event went to the charity.

New Arrival...

We congratulate our four-colour press operator Paul and his partner Jenny on the safe arrival of baby Marcie Lee Stephenson born on 19th April 2014 at Ipswich Hospital weighing in at 8lbs 6 ounces.

Paul with his baby daughter Marcie

Coffee & Calendars

To celebrate the new year in style we held a 'Coffee & Calendars' event on Friday 3rd January 2014. Thank you to all who took time out to join us during the afternoon. It was good to meet up with some customers we've dealt with via phone/email for many years but have now had the pleasure of meeting face-to-face. It was also great to catch up with many old friends who battled through the wind and rain to receive a warm welcome and opportunity to sample the most delicious sausage rolls we've ever tasted (according to GPL staff members who ate several before the customers even arrived), which came from R J Smith the butchers in the High Street, Needham Market. So much for the new year diets!

For the second year running limited edition calendar we are giving away features Suffolk scenes by local photographer Steve Stoddart, of Wandering River Photography & Videography. If you could not join us then please send us a request for a Calendar by phone 01449 721599 or email to enquiries@gippingpress.co.uk


Gipping Press big night out

Last Summer we took a group from GP to the Speedway to cheer on Ipswich 'Sackers' Witches. A great night was had by all with the Witches running out comfortable winners against Glasgow 'Western Commercial' Tigers. It was good to meet some of the stars, and our youngsters (plus a few not so young!) enjoyed cheering the team on the from terraces. Thanks to Chris, Julie and Peter for making us feel so welcome on the night. Thanks also to the 'Sackers' group who welcomed us on their terrace for a chat. We are printing the programmes for the Witches this season and really enjoying working with them.



ISSBA 2013 with the Ipswich Witches

Gipping Press at ISSBA 2013
It was great to meet all those who visited us at ISSBA Suffolk Business Exhibition 2013. Our regular stalwarts - production manager Danny Cuff and business student Dan Steed - were there to help on the day as we greeted new contacts, renewed old friendships and chatted to existing customers.

If you missed the exhibition but would like one of our promotional gifts please call in and see us or email enquiries@gippingpress.co.uk We also have GP pens, pads, bookmarks and a very few and other goodies available.

 

Gipping Press at ISSBA 2013

 

We were especially proud to have Leigh Lanham (captain - above right) and Cameron Heeps (left) with us for part of the day. Both ride for the Ipswich Witches Speedway team. Peter Thorpe also joined us to share his vast knowledge of all things Witches. We are delighted to be printing the programmes for all The 'Sackers' Witches home meetings this season and it was very kind of them to join us at ISSBA and bring one of their bikes along to show the visitors. We were able to raise over £20 for Age UK Suffolk who we were supporting on the day by charging a small donation for folk to have their pictures taken with the Witches stars.

We hope to return the favour by taking a group from Gipping Press to cheer the riders on at one of their race-nights soon.


First for Suffolk

We enjoyed taking part in the first StartUp Suffolk Business Development Conference
for pre-start, new-start, and growing young businesses which was held at the APEX in Bury St Edmunds in May 2012.

Startup Suffolk logoJon Steed joined a panel of local experts dealing with the subject 'Affordable Marketing for Growth'. Advice on areas such as networking, web development, niche marketing and (of course) sourcing effective print was given.

The event was opened by Sir Norman Tebbit and those attending had access to some excellent information.

If you are starting or developing your business and would like help to make a good first impression with your logo and printed material, please contact us today or click on our page for Business Startup Offers.

Suffolk Business Exhibition 2012

Gipping Press Open Day
Photo: ISSBA Suffolk Business Exhibition May 2012 at Trinity Park, Ipswich showing Danny Cuff (centre) and Dan Steed handing out prized Gipping Press goodies.

 

 

 

 


 




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