Stickershop, a Bristol-based sticker and label printer founded in 2017, has installed a Titanium 2.5 x 1.6m cutting table from International Graphics Supplies as it looks to eliminate a bottleneck in its finishing operations.

The company has been growing steadily since it began, with the bottleneck arising from its continued growth, and now employs eight people. It produces its products using seven Roland wide-format print and Cut printers and a Ricoh digital production colour printer.

Shane Pritchard, a director at Stickershop, commented on the installation, ‘We had looked at a range of cutting machines but after thorough testing, and visiting an existing Titanium user, the Titanium 2516 stood out for us. It is robust, adaptable and very competitively priced. Our seven Roland Printers and IGS Titanium 2516 combination has enabled us to offer a varied range of self-adhesive labels and stickers in a variety of ink options, any size or shape and any quantity. 

‘Our customers expect quality and they want fast turnaround times at affordable pricing. The Titanium 2516 has been integrated into our work-flow using bespoke software, developed in-house by (my) fellow director, Callum Baker. This takes all our jobs from order to dispatch via proof approval, imposition, printer selection and cutting by simply using a barcode code scanning system. This level of automation makes us very efficient in processing large amounts of daily orders. The IGS team managed the installation with easy and their efficiency meant we were in production within hours of delivery.’

Peter Flynn, managing director at IGS, added, ‘I’m very pleased to see Stickershop are already enjoying the many benefits of moving to a Titanium cutter.  As Shane has identified, our price and performance is hard to match and this powerful combination is allowing us to building a very impressive portfolio of customers.

‘Our showroom is also busy with demonstrations for prospects looking to invest in digital cutters and UV flatbed printers to meet their customers’ requirements for short run packaging and social distancing signage.’