PSP invests in factory upgrade

Peter Scott Printers has made a six-figure move to new, larger premises in Burnley.

The company, founded in 1960, is now neighbours with the likes of online fashion giant boohoo at its new Heasandford Industrial Estate address. It had been based at Billington Road Industrial Estate since the 1980s.

PSP also invested in new computer-to-plate tech, is reducing its carbon footprint and is FSC certified as part of an initiative to have minimal environmental impact.

AMRC North West was called in to help improve its time management and streamline its production layout.

Joanne Hindley, commercial director at PSP said that the business has been particularly busy during the coronavirus lockdown. She said: "We expected challenging times, planned to close up shop and then there was a cry for help. We have seen demand for items such as essential signposting for local authorities, social distancing signs for supermarkets, products for food chains and labels for manufacturers, mainly bakeware products as people are spending more time in the kitchen!

We want to play a part in getting Britain moving again.

"Many businesses have diversified their offering to stay afloat or closed business, here at Peter Scott Printers we are doing more of what we have done for over 60 years – being the one stop shop for all print material locally and nationally.

Joanne added: “I would encourage all businesses to look at opportunities rather than feel defeated. In these difficult times we have managed to not turn down a single job and have done everything we can to keep our workforce in jobs. We want to play a part in getting Britain moving again after this crisis is over, part of our role in that is remaining open and functioning."

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