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THE COLOR COMPANY ™ CREATE PRINT DELIVER

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THE COLOR COMPANY ™ DISTRIBUTION


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THE COLOR COMPANY GROUP

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PROCURE

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CREATE

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CAPTURE

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PRINT

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STORE

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PICK N’ PACK

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DELIVER

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SERVICE SOLUTIONS

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GREEN

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GLOBAL REACH / LOCAL PRESENCE


THE COLOR COMPANY GROUP


THE COLOR COMPANY GROUP The Color Company™ has been established for over thirty years and has evolved over the past decade to become one of the country’s most progressive Print & Marketing Support companies. In no small part due to our 24/7 Production operation in London W1, the Group has the capability to print in excess of a million pages a day in colour. But looking behind the numbers, we pride ourselves not only on the Production work we do, but in producing Event and Exhibition materials at one end of the scale, and intricate, high quality invitations for some of the world’s wealthiest and most famous individuals via our luxury print arm, The Wren Press (possessor of two Royal Warrants). And so much in between, from printed stationery, through legal printing, reports, brochures and marketing collateral, to promotional items. We also distribute throughout the UK door-to-door, with pin point accuracy, through The Color Company Distribution team, who now deliver the BT phone directory throughout the UK. We possess the capability to design, and deliver, your digital requirements, from a full Website Design and Hosting service to targeted Email Marketing campaigns. We have a unique and market-leading ability to bring a customer’s concept to life; from idea, through design creation, to high quality print and targeted distribution. In both the UK and USA, our network of strategically located Centres and Distribution Hubs means we can provide our customers with a Global Distribution Solution, whilst maintaining the marketing support, service and attention to detail of a locally based company.

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THE COLOR COMPANY GROUP We are proud of the fact that our business and the people we employ are focused on the needs of our clients; our customer service and attention to detail is the key to delivering on those needs. The ethos of our business is to understand the critical points and issues of our clients, and deliver solutions that address them. Our reach of print and distribution centres, both in the UK and USA, combined with management processes that are required to be awarded ISO 9001, and the knowledge and skill to deliver complex distribution projects and attention to detail endorsed by two Royal Warrants make a compelling proposition as a key support services provider to any company.

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PROCURE PRINT // EVENT PRODUCTION


PROCURE Developed in conjunction with a number of key clients, our online Web 2 Print and cost recovery tools equip us and our clients to tackle the complex elements of print procurement effectively. Every element of the procurement process is handled at a single point of online entry including creation, authorisation and submission of files. Web ordering is considered a Must Have by many print buyers. Our systems deliver a lot more than just web ordering. It links the front end web tools to our corporate clients’ MIS systems, making it even more efficient. Unlimited user interface, with secure log-in and password protection Live ordering with immediate order confirmation to the buyer and accounts teams Instant reports on all stock movements Collaborative and real time variable proofing Limitless template availability, this dramatically reduces the costs incurred for amendments and changes to print collateral – up to 80% in some cases Our cost recovery tools can be rolled out in any work place environment.

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CREATE


CREATE Based at our dedicated Design Hub, our skilled team of Graphic Designers are able to focus on bringing real value to your project, ensuring that your message is interpreted and delivered on brief. Working on such diverse projects as publications, client marketing collateral and intricate invitation and event requirements, our Creative Team offer a real one-stop solution to the needs of any business, large or small. Using the very latest in Adobe Creative Suite software packages, we are called upon to produce everything from business cards and corporate stationery through to the creation of complex ‘multitouch’ marketing campaigns, including the use of variable data. We offer the complete package: Brand creation and re-design

Website design and development

Typesetting and proof reading

Packaging and stationery design

Editorial and layout

Promotional material for your brand

Pioneers in bringing 3D Printing to the High Street our focus was to make it more accessible. Daily we are now called upon to produce: Concept Models : For reviewing designs in 3D and finding errors early Presentation Models : For marketing photos, packaging development and customer/tradeshow samples Fit/Form/Function Models : For ergonomic tests and prototyping

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CAPTURE


CAPTURE In our business of scanning and document management we take the process one step further with our online document management tools, and have developed a unique and simple-to-use online tool that brings processes, projects and people together… Could your business benefit from improved communication and accelerated access to relevant content? It’s fully accepted that better collaboration accelerates projects, supports better decision making and enables you to provide good service. That’s why we have created Project Vault, our proprietary online document management software. A resource created to give users total control of documents, print and information across the supply chain; it provides control that aids security, continuity and economy. Reduce cost Efficient resources Effective efforts We supply this service on a “Software as a Service” (SaaS) model, so you only pay for what you use. The package has been designed to remove the customer’s need for investment in expensive hardware, reduce time spent in training, minimise the demands made on IT people and negate the user’s need to upload software.

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PRINT


PRINT Our in-house capabilities are expert; from the valued craftsmanship of copper plate engraving and die stamping methods, through to the very latest in digital print technology, resulting in a truly unique service offering. We have the in-house capabilities to produce anything from business cards to full exhibition graphics and complex variable data projects. With locations throughout the UK and North Eastern USA, we really are a global provider with a local feel. Our centres are focused on: Quality Delivering to deadlines Location Value for money We are skilled in producing creative/complex mailers, Stakeholder communications/business critical marketing collateral, confidential litigation bundles, Annual/Interim reports and transactional pieces. Our fulfilment capabilities means a full end-to-end service for some of the world’s largest public and creative companies.

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PRINT


LARGE FORMAT/EXHIBITION Running the very latest in Inkjet technology, our format printing and exhibition graphic systems are used to support luxury brands, prestigious locations and corporate businesses throughout the UK and USA. Whether simple roll up and pop up exhibition systems, Point of Sale or window graphics, quality output is paramount. Whilst the skill we show in bespoke production work and Installs for clients that include Yale and Harvard Universities in the USA continue to drive our creativity.

EVENT PRODUCTION From initial concept, our dedicated team of professionals will work with you, listen carefully to what you need and then turn your vision into reality. We deliver, on budget and on time, from the simplest logistics project such as a small business meeting or event to bespoke Builds in hotels and Exhibition Centres; both in the UK and abroad. Our skilled Production Managers coordinate our Creative and Production Teams to work with you to bring your vision to life. Our Set Department can provide a number of different stock sets to stage your event in a professional manner, or create and design special bespoke sets or themes to help focus your message and ensure effective communication which relates to your audience. We offer a complete end-to-end service; we will rig and de-rig as part of the contract, and always focus on impeccable service - your event is as important to us as it is you and we are sensitive to the pressures of delivering.

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STORE


STORE We have strategically located warehousing in London E3 and Providence RI, and thus are ideally located to ensure fast response and delivery times throughout London, New York and Boston. Our locations throughout the UK and North East USA offer scalable solutions to complex storage challenges. We treat your deliveries seriously. Everything we receive is cross-checked against your quantities and visually checked for impairments. Stock ordering Inventory management Cost effective Scalable as required Your storage grows with your business, so you only pay for what you use; that means from a single pallet to the largest volumes, your storage overheads never outpace performance. Regularly checked and held within a secure environment, your stock stays safe throughout its time with us. Our warehouse can handle a variety of storage based activities, including bulk storage and larger consolidation or kitting projects.

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PICK N’ PACK


PICK N’ PACK Pick n’ pack is at the heart of any fulfilment operation, and ours is no different. We currently manage over 2000 different items across diverse product ranges for some of our most prestigious clients. These can include printed assets and corporate gift items. Enabling tangible savings Quality checked Secure Accurate We are able to ensure that stock management and minimum stock holdings are maintained, and through strict SLA’s we will ensure that stock reordering has minimum impact on our client relationships. We employ full time professional packers and not temporary staff, which reduces errors and drives cost savings through the process. Having a dedicated fulfilment team means your orders are processed with almost real-time efficiency, wherever possible focused on same day despatch.

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CONTENTS SMALL FORMAT

OFFSET PRINTING DIGITAL PRINTING  MANUALS, REPORTS & PRODUCT GUIDES

 BROCHURES, SELL SHEETS, POSTCARDS, COUNTER C  BUSINESS STATIONERY FINISHING, BINDING & FULFILLMENT

LARGE FORMAT

DISPLAY GRAPHICS  BANNERS & FLOOR GRAPHICS  POSTERS

DELIVER

Online Printing - Custom Digital Storefronts

 TRADE SHOW, EVENT & RETAIL GRAPHICS  WALL MURALS DISPLAY FINISHING  MOUNTING & LAMINATING  DISPLAYWARE & DISPLAY SYSTEMS VINYL GRAPHICS & SIGNS

ONLINE PRINTING CONTACT

CUSTOM DIGITAL STOREFRONTS AT YOUR SERVICE


DELIVER The distribution team have the ability and experience to plan, manage and implement door to door distribution throughout the UK. We take your product, be it a directory, magazine, newspaper, leaflet, promotional item or anything you can think of and we deliver it to any address in the UK. We deliver the BT phone book to over 11 million addresses nationwide so we can also help you. Our distribution team are able to offer: Complex distribution projects Mapping Reliability and service Fully audited reporting We use the latest mapping software to map and create a base operating plan and can produce delivery lists to improve the final quality of the actual delivery and support delivery operatives in the field. When distribution is complete we supply Distribution Close Reports and independent verification. Our rigorous distribution process means your delivery requirements will always be in safe hands. With market-leading software allowing us to plan routes and devise sophisticated mapping solutions, we can get your product to market cost effectively whilst keeping you updated from start to end. Verification and quality checking is a crucial part of the distribution cycle, with this in mind it is an integral part of our service to verify our delivery operatives and the routes they undertake on your behalf. Our guarantee is “WE DELIVER�.

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DELIVER


MAIL With a premier direct mail service based in Central London, we are one of the few of our size and type to offer a full overseas mail consolidation service. Over the years we have increased the number and type of services we offer to match the growing sophistication of the direct marketing industry, and reflect the direction in which our clients are heading, including: Overseas mail consolidation Marketing solutions and complex mailings Returns management List generation However, our guiding principles remain the same; to offer a higher than normal level of service and a quick turnaround, getting your mailings to your audience on time and at the best rates possible. Data Processing is done in-house using the latest data procuring software which has full PAF and mail sort capabilities, enabling us to not only clean your data but get the best possible postage prices and mailing results. As one of the first few companies to be awarded a Consolidations license by the Royal Mail, we are also able to offer the best possible prices for your overseas mail. We specialise in complicated mailings where the personal touch is required, but are just as happy doing general mailings, and in an average week will mail to 100,000 domestic or overseas addresses.

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SERVICE SOLUTIONS


SERVICE SOLUTIONS Every large organisation has business activities that could be performed by another company. These activities are usually non-core or another party has sufficient expertise to add more value to the function. and it makes perfect business for that activity to be outsourced. We are known for our service ethic, ability to deliver to deadline and we undertake complex challenges. We have the credentials and references for full confirmation of our ability.

WHY NOT CONSIDER US AND SEE IF WE CAN HELP YOU?

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GREEN


GREEN We possess an impressive collection of environmental credentials. We take our environmental and corporate social responsibilities very seriously. As a minimum we ensure that all activities are carried out in conformance with relevant legislation seeking to minimise waste, promote recycling, reduce energy consumption, reduce harmful emissions and where possible work with suppliers who themselves have sound environmental policies.

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GLOBAL REACH / LOCAL PRESENCE

UNITED KINGDOM LONDON Canary Wharf Cannon Street Curzon Street Fenchurch Street Poland Street The Strand Victoria Street Bromley by Bow HEATHROW MANCHESTER BIRMINGHAM CARDIFF GLASGOW

UNITED STATES NEW YORK BOSTON PROVIDENCE NEW HAVEN


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