COVID - 19 COMPANY UPDATE 29th MARCH 2020
P+D Becomes An FSC Approved Supplier
P+D are delighted to announce that we are now an FSC approved printer. We acknowledge that we can make a positive difference and actively help to protect the environment by becoming an FSC approved supplier.
What this means for our customers is that we can offer our customers the option of choosing FSC materials that have come from a forest which has been evaluated and certified as bei
ng managed according to the correct social, economic and environmental standards.
Our customers also have the opportunity to take a positive step and make a difference by utilising our FSC certification accreditation by choosing to use FSC materials and our FSC licence number on their marketing material.
To find out more how please contact a member of our team.
2019 POPAI and Irish Print Award Winners
P+D had great success again this year in terms of industry awards. For the second year running P+D won Out Of Home Printer Of The Year, added to that we were awarded Large Format Printer of the Year in two categories at this years Irish Print Awards.
In addition to the IPA awards in October P+D won GOLD in the Pharmacy category at the POPAI awards held in London. This award was particularly special for us as this was the first year P+D entered into this category for POPAI, added to that it had been many years since an Irish owned and operated company had won a gold we were very proud to bring back that award to P+D.
Smaller is getting Bigger!
Our Small Format Digital department is getting bigger with the arrival of not one but TWO new Xerox Versant 3100’s. As a result of our company reinvestment P+D has increased its production capacity and can now offer its client base a wider product range, a more comprehensive choice of finishing options and greater colour management with the Versant 3100’s automated colour quality system.
Some of the other added benefits include :
- Improved range of product offerings
- More versatility on media types
- Faster turnaround
- Superior Image quality with Ultra HD 10-bit resolution x4 times more pixels than standard
- Extra finishing choices with flexible inline finishing capabilities
- Greater capacity in production
The arrival of the Versant 3100’s to P+D brings even greater enhancements. As our small format, digital product offering now complements our large format printing capabilities even more and brings an end to end solutions to brand managers and marketers when running campaigns.
If you would like to send us a print-ready file, we would be more than happy to print a FREE sample. You can then just see for yourself the superior quality of our small format printing with the all-new Versant 3100.
If you would like to find out more, please contact a member of our team.
Irish Print Awards & POPAI Winners
In terms of industry recognition, 2018 was an exceptionally good year for P+D.
Irish Print Awards
We were the first printer to win in the new IPA category 'Out of Home Printer of the year' for our billboard singles in conjunction with Spin. Winning 'Best Graphic design and Print Collaboration' was an honour for us as we recently have reinvested in our design department which enabled us to add more to our design service offering. To complete the wins at the 2018 IPA's one of our print managers Ray Mc Kevitt was awarded 'Young Print Manager of The Year ' award. So a great success at the IPA awards.
For over 10 years P+D has been winning POPAI awards. 2018 that little bit special for us as we entered into a new category and were awarded a Silver Another first for us this year was winning a Silver in 'Home and Garden' with our Dulux Totem. Alongside this award, we won a Bronze in 'Short Run Temporary Display' with our Amoy Pallet Display our first pallet display winning entry in POPAI.
P+D welcomes the HP Scitex 11000
For over 40 years P+D has been in the print industry servicing the needs of the marketplace. Since 1970 our core ethos has been always to strive to do more for our customers and continually look to develop as a company.
So it gives us great pleasure in announcing the addition of the HP Scitex 11000 to our production facility here in P+D.
As this is the first Scitex 11000 industrial press to be in production here in Ireland. We are in the unique position of offering our customers greater versatility when it comes to our production capabilities. We now can offer a wider spectrum of material substrates to choose from and a superior level of quality of print with our HDR printing technology capabilities.
Some Key Benefits :
- Smart Coat Technology: – Enhances surface durability for an expanded application range
- HDR Print Technology: Gives precision control over colours and tones enabling sharper image detail
- Greater application range on:
Paper corrugated cardboard, polypropylene sheets, fluted polypropylene acrylic’s Foam & solid PVC and the ability to print rigid plastics up to 1 inch thick
For a limited time, only P+D is offering a FREE flat sample to all our customers. All you have to do is CLICK HERE, follow the steps and we’ll take it from there.
If you would like to find out more, please contact a member of our team on 00 353 1 413 1400.
P+D Proofing Automated Service
We are delighted to announce that P+D has created a new automated proofing solution. Which means that we can now offer a more efficient and smarter proofing process.
Our automated system will now send you an email with a link to a URL proof of a high-resolution PDF. This will enable you to either approve or reject your proof. Once approved your job status is automatically updated our internal MIS system and then automatically processed for printing.
So, what are the key benefits?
- It is fully automated making the whole proofing process more efficient and streamlined
- You have access to a high-resolution preview
- There are no file size limitations as you are proofing on a URL link
- You can view separations and other technical aspects of your job