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The 2021 Scottish Print Industry Apprentice of the Year Awards

Print Scotland, the trade association and voice of Scotland’s graphic communication industry, has honoured four outstanding young apprentices in its sixth annual Scottish Print Apprentice of the Year awards. The occasion is part of its mission to represent the Scottish print community and to highlight the profile of future leaders of the industry. Garry Richmond, Read more

Outstanding Scottish print industry apprentices are honoured with Apprentice of the Year Awards

Outstanding Scottish print industry apprentices are honoured with Apprentice of the Year Awards Print Scotland, the trade association and voice of Scotland’s graphic communication industry, has honoured five outstanding young apprentices in its fifth annual Scottish Print Apprentice of the Year awards. The occasion is part of its mission to represent the Scottish print community Read more

Scotland’s printers prove they are essential workers too, with massive aid for NHS and other public services

The importance of Scotland’s print industry in quickly and efficiently disseminating information has been highlighted by the Covid-19 pandemic, during which it has been a vital cog in the machinery employed to fight the virus. The sector, which before the outbreak employed between 4,000 and 6,000 people, has been instrumental in creating literature, posters and Read more

Premier Labels Set for Further Expansion and Investment with Support from Print Scotland

The Christmas rush arrives at different times of the year along various parts of the supply chain, with certain firms extremely busy during the months well in advance of Halloween. Such has been the case at Glasgow-based Premier Labels, which is coming off a bustling third quarter of activity as printers of packaging that adorns Read more

Iain Robertson appointed new Print Scotland President

With forty-seven years’ experience in the industry, Iain Robertson is appointed new Print Scotland President. Print Scotland, the trade association and the voice of Scotland’s graphic communication industry, has appointed Iain Robertson as President. He will serve a two-year term. Susan Graham, a senior executive at FLB Group Limited, has been appointed vice-President. Mr Robertson, Read more

James Taylor, named Apprentice of the Year 2019

James Taylor, 22, who works for Bell & Bain, one of the largest and oldest independent UK books, journal printers and binders in Scotland, has been named Apprentice of the Year at the 2019 Print Scotland Apprentice of the Year awards held in Glasgow earlier this month. James who grew up and still lives in Read more

Arran Rennie, Level 3 Post Press Apprentice of the Year 2019

Arran Rennie, 18, from Baillieston, has won the Level 3 Post Press Apprentice of the Year award at the 2019 Print Scotland Apprentice of the Year awards held in Glasgow earlier this month. Post Press is the award category covering physical printing, either lithographic or flexographic. A former pupil of Bannerman High School, Arran who Read more

Erin McCarthy, Pre Press Apprentice of the Year 2019

Dalry mum, Erin McCarthy, has won the accolade of Level 3 Pre Press Apprentice of the Year at the 2019 Print Scotland Apprentice of the Year awards held in Glasgow earlier this month. Currently on maternity leave from Amer Sports in Irvine, North Ayrshire, where she undertakes logo design related work, Erin is the mother Read more

James McCredie, Level 3 Post Press Apprentice of the Year 2019

James McCredie, 23, from Glasgow, has won the Level 3 Post Press Apprentice of the Year award at the 2019 Print Scotland Apprentice of the Year awards held in Glasgow earlier this month. The award category relates to post pressing work, namely mechanised print finishing. James, who attended Woodfarm High School on Glasgow’s south side Read more

Louise Docherty, Print Administration Apprentice of the year 2019

Louise Docherty, 26, has won the accolade of Print Administration Apprentice of the year, at the 2019 Print Scotland Apprentice of the Year awards held in Glasgow earlier this month. A graduate in cellular biology from Stirling University before finding her niche as a printing trade apprentice. She has worked for three years at Bell Read more