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almost all aspects of production in-  founder of the company (Malcolm Davis)
       house. The plant includes lithographic,   had begun many years ago printing
       large and small format digital print, the   on key fobs and tax disc holders in his
       latest inkjet technology and screenprint,   garage.
       together with extensive in-house        Thanks to Dom for facilitating the
       fi nishing equipment. Some of the more   visit and leading the tour and for the
       unusual products included scratch-cards   ‘goody bags’ with reminders of a hugely
       and fl oor graphics – promotional aids   informative and enjoyable visit.
       such as those footprints that lead to
       whatever we are being enticed to buy at            Richard Paterson  (9575)
       the supermarket. Use can also be made
       of thermochromic and luminous inks.
         For a group of (mostly) middle-aged
       letterpress enthusiasts, the visit was
       a mind-boggling demonstration of
       how printing, paper converting and
       packaging has changed and continues
       to respond to demand by evolving ever
       more rapidly. What we saw was made
       all the more impressive because the

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