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Why mail fulfilment businesses can’t be without a Mailbag system

Date Posted: November 15th, 2017

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It is a proven fact that using clear plastic mailbags to send magazines, brochures or catalogues through the post is more effective than using envelopes. This is not just because material is seen as soon as it lands on doorsteps but polyfilm used for mailing is cheaper and lighter than paper envelopes so postage costs [...]


AMS Become Kirk Rudy Supplier

Date Posted: October 17th, 2017

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AMS, the UK’s leading independent supplier of mailing equipment are proud to announce they have been appointed by Kirk-Rudy to supply their complete range of industry-leading inkjet, mailing and packaging equipment. The new agreement will enable AMS to promote, sell and distribute all Kirk-Rudy products in the UK. Peter Fiorentini, Managing Director of AMS commented [...]


AMS launch Data Verification Solution

Date Posted: October 17th, 2017

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AMS have just launched their own Data Verification Solution to help provide mailers with a high level of assurance that a barcode (such as the Royal Mail’s Mailmark) printed on each piece of their mailing is readable by sorting machinery. This ultimately minimises high adjustment penalties. The verification solution consists of software and an industrial [...]


See AMS at the PPMA show this September

Date Posted: September 13th, 2017

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AMS will be exhibiting at this years PPMA show, being held 26th – 28th September at Birmingham’s NEC. Join us on stand E11 to see our latest range of film wrapping equipment including the AMS WrapMatic 240 L-sealing system. What sets the WrapMatic apart from all other packaging systems is that it doesn’t require compressed [...]


Are you ready for the new data protection plan being introduced next May?

Date Posted: June 21st, 2017

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How you deal with customer information is now more important than ever due to the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) being introduced on 25th May 2018. What it means to UK business when it comes in to action can be unclear however, we do know that non-compliance penalties could be up to €20 million or [...]


AMS become PPMA members

Date Posted: June 12th, 2017

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AMS are pleased to announce they are now full members of the Processing & Packaging Machinery Association (PPMA).  The PPMA is the principal business support organisation representing the UK packaging and processing machinery industry. As associate members of the PPMA, AMS will be able to reach approximately 365 member and associate companies who are responsible [...]


ASA Provide New Guidance on Envelopes Used In Direct Mail

Date Posted: April 25th, 2017

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It’s Official: ASA rules that consumers need to know if envelopes contain marketing communication before they open it The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has long taken the view that an envelope forms part of the marketing communication in the context of a direct mailing. To reinforce this, from 13th March this year, the Committee on [...]


Why Use A Shrink Wrapping Machine?

Date Posted: November 22nd, 2016

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As the packaging market continues to grow, so does the shift towards lightweight, environmentally friendly and efficient packaging. Shrink wrapping is used for a variety of packaging reasons – when multiple items need be presented in an appealing, tamper resistant manner, when products need to be secured during transportation or even just to keep food [...]


Baker Goodchild – M1 Envelope Printer Case Study

Date Posted: November 16th, 2016

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Printers in the industry are finding it increasingly difficult to stay competitive in the current market, here we find out how one mail fulfilment and print management services provider, Baker Goodchild invested in a new M1 envelope printer in August this year, allowing them to increase their competitive edge in the direct mailing and marketing sector. [...]