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History

Our heritage of outstanding customer service and high standards of quality print spans over 40 years.

Here are some of our key moments to date…

1975

Founded initially as a graphic design company, we evolved over the years into commercial printing.
1980

Our logo was born.

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1987

Ernest Culley acquired the company; already highly regarded within the print industry, he drove the company forward into the era of IT.

1990

Expansion and investment saw the premises move to Dargan Road, Duncrue Industrial Estate, Belfast.

1992

Became members of the British Print Industry Federation (BPIF).

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1993

Management visit to Japan to purchase the company’s first Komori printing press.

1994

ISO 9001 Quality Management certification achieved.

1996

Dot.Com Boom; extreme growth in the usage and adaptation of the Internet by businesses and we installed our first digital press.

1998

Ernest Culley appointed NI chairman of BPIF.

2000

The Millennium saw a new logo reborn.

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2007

A recession like no other ensued and in its wake thousands of print companies across Europe closed their doors, but we did what we do best and kept up our love affair with print.

2008

Process improvements followed the upgrade of our Management Information System (MIS).

2010

Our logo re-branded at the same time as the launch of our new website.

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2012

ISO 14001 (Environmental), Chain of Custody (FSC) and ISO 18001 (Health & Safety) certifications achieved.

2015

£1m investment in Komori’s new HUV press; the first of its kind installed in Ireland.

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2016

Finalists at the Irish Print Awards for ‘Small Printer of the Year’ in the same year as changing structure from a Partnership to a Limited Company.

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2017

Heavy investment in XMF workflow technology saw our Reprographic services streamlined.

2017

December 2017 saw Impro pick up the coveted Book Printer of the Year at the Irish Print Awards.

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2018

Continuing our winning streak, we picked up Brochure Printer of the Year in December 2018. Everyone was beyond excited with this prestigious win!

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