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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. [...]


AMS Launch New Packaging System to UK

Date Posted: June 13th, 2016

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Leading mailing and packaging equipment supplier AMS are expanding their packaging range with the launch of the WrapMatic 240 a new wrapping system released on 14th June. The innovative automatic system doesn’t require pneumatic connection so speed, productivity and sealing precision are enhanced using just electrical power. This L-sealing system provides an all round centre [...]


Do Envelopes Still Matter?

Date Posted: March 30th, 2016

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Yes, they do.   It’s probably no big surprise to hear that postal direct mail continues to be more and more relevant to the way businesses communicate today, especially in multi-channel campaigns. Mail is physical, it has authority, it’s emotionally engaging and ultimately it delivers the most important benefit of all, driving consumers to take [...]


AMS Offer Latest Innovation In Postal Mail Preparation

Date Posted: March 29th, 2016

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AMS are pleased to announce the release of our latest mailing equipment offering, The Envelope Wrapping System. This new system uses breakthrough technology and represents the latest innovation in the preparation of postal mail. Consisting of a high speed duplex colour printer, folding machine and inserter in one unit, the in-line system can create new [...]


AMS Become a BPIF member

Date Posted: January 18th, 2016

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. . . . . . . . . . . . . Leading mailing equipment supplier, AMS are pleased to announce they are now Associate Members of the British Print Industry Foundation (BPIF). The BPIF is the principal business support organisation representing the UK print, printed packaging and graphic communication industry and is one [...]