Grant award helps printers create job and increase its company’s production
A Peterborough-based print and display company is set to expand its operations. with help from a grant from the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough LEP. GH Display, based in Werrington, has just secured a £3,000 grant from the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough LEP to help the firm buy a specialist printer costing more than £17,000. The new printer will enable the firm to print on a broader range of materials, including fabric displays, that will enable them to increase productivity. And it is looking to recruit an extra print technician as orders increase. John Hodson, managing director of GH Display, said: “The grant has given us the opportunity to invest in our printing technology, allowing us to widen our services, increase our productivity and supply our customers with flawless, high quality graphics. “In the first month of having the new printer we have seen a huge improvement in our production times as well as a reduction in ink costs.” Neil Darwin, chief executive of the Greater Cambridge Greater Peterborough LEP, said: “Helping SMEs secure the funding they need to grow also helps create new jobs. “The grant will enable GH Display to become more competitive within its market.”
One of the displays put together by GH Display.