YPP Nominated at the Digital Printer Awards 2017

At Your Print Partner we are delighted to be able to announce that we have been nominated at the Digital Printer Awards 2017.

YPP has been nominated in the Wide and Super Wide Format category, which recognises the very best work in producing POS, graphics, posters, flags, banners, packaging, building wraps, vehicle livery and industrial decoration.

This year we have taken on a huge range of different projects and worked with so many brilliant clients, so choosing just one project to enter into the awards was particularly difficult.

After much deliberation, we put forward our work for the 2017 Brighton Marathon Weekend.

The Brighton Marathon Weekend is an exciting three-day running event in one of Britain’s most cosmopolitan cities, and YPP was given task of providing the course branding and soft signage for the event.

Over several months, the team set to work designing, printing and finishing a huge range of items, including flags, banners, foamex boards and even pop-up booths made from our new Stretch fabric.

The sheer volume of print required in this project would provide a challenge, but thanks to recent investments in new machinery and our new manufacturing hub, we have hugely increased our production capacity and we are in a strong position to take on orders of all different sizes.

Another key challenge was ensuring that the Brighton brand and colour palette was consistent across all the different substrates. Six different substrates were used in total in delivering this project, so the YPP team spent time testing colour profiles and creating sample swatches to make sure they had an accurate match.

“We really enjoyed working with the Brighton Marathon team this year on what was a hugely successful event” said Managing Director Stuart Maclaren.

“To be nominated at the industry’s leading digital printing awards is a real honour, and is testament to our print quality and the dedication and skill of the team”.

The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony at the Marriott London in Grosvenor Square on Thursday 9th November. Fingers crossed!


Finalists in the First Made in Lincolnshire Awards

We are very proud to be able to announce that Your Print Partner was a finalist in the very first Made in Lincolnshire awards.

This brand new event, hosted by Streets Chartered Accountants, and supported by Business Lincolnshire and Natwest Bank, was established to celebrate the diversity and creativity of those manufacturing in Lincolnshire.

The shortlist and category winners were officially announced at the Made in Lincolnshire afternoon reception which took place on Thursday 16th June 2016 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Lincoln.

YPP was chosen from a long list of entrants as a finalist for the ‘Made in Lincolnshire – Sold Nationwide’ category.

“It was great for our business to be there amongst such an innovative and ambitious group of manufacturers” said Managing Director Stuart Maclaren. “It’s a true testament to the hard work and skill of our in-house production team”.

Councillor Colin Davie, Executive Councillor for Development at Lincolnshire County Council, said: “We know Lincolnshire businesses make world-class products, and that’s a message we want to spread far and wide. These awards are a chance to shout about some of the great work taking place right on our doorstep, showcasing the best of the best.”


Stuart Maclaren Wins Lincolnshire Business Award

Your Print Partner Managing Director Stuart Maclaren scooped the award for Young Business Person of the Year last night at the 2014 Lincolnshire Media Business Awards.

All of the YPP team were present at the EPIC Centre at the Lincolnshire Showground to see Stuart receive the award in recognition of the work he has done in leading the company to incredible growth and expansion.


The award was presented to Stuart by Elly Sample, on behalf of category sponsors The University of Lincoln.

Your Print Partner was founded by Stuart three years ago. From just 3 employees and one print machine in 2012, Your Print Partner now has 14 members of staff (rising to 20 in the peak summer season) with nine state-of-the-art digital printers running around the clock.


YPP was also a shortlisted finalist in the Start-up Business of the Year category, alongside Your Business in Mind Ltd and winners Lincoln Commercial Bodies Ltd.

“This is a very proud moment” said Stuart, shortly after visiting the stage. “We have a very talented team here, and this award recognises the hard work we have all put in to keep growing, keep improving and keep making our clients happy”.