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Duplo UK'S record profit to fund future growth schemes

The UK subsidiary, which is the biggest operation of Duplo International, has confirmed that all its £500,000 profit for the last financial year will be ploughed back into the business.

Further developments in customer engagement schemes, enhanced training and servicing, as well as wider industry-support initiatives are all part of the continuing growth strategy for Duplo, the print finishing pioneer.

Duplo believes in the power of printed communication, that it is beautiful, timeless and engaging. It is this belief that drives Duplo to provide products that make it easy for customers to add value to print through automated precision in finishing.

The UK subsidiary of Duplo International recorded a 16 per cent turnover jump to £11.4 million for the financial year to the end of May, with net profit of £500,000.

Peter Jolly, Duplo UK managing director, said, ‘It's been a fantastic team effort that has resulted in an exceptional year for every division of our business. The dealer and reseller division has seen the biggest growth, but there have also been record numbers of service contract sales and product sales.

‘Now we look forward. Every bit of our profit will be ploughed back into our business to as part of a long-term growth strategy to create an even more successful business for the future.’

He added, ‘We have been listening to our customer base and will be making further investments in servicing, training, particularly for young people and graduates, as well as wider initiatives for the future prosperity of our industry.’

Duplo has a recognised track record for investing in customer service and support along with the development of next-generation products to help provide customers with integrated solutions and increased profitability.

Recent developments have included the formation of the Duplo Owners' Club and other specific customer forums, such as those used for planning events such as London Calling, plus spearheading a fundraising campaign with PrintIT! Over 10 months to raise awareness and money for Proskills' Schools into Industry programme.

In mid-July, Duplo also announced that its seventh London Calling 2015 will be at Sunbeam Studios, Ladbroke Hall, North Kensington, from 3 - 4 November. Details of Duplo's key partners for will be unveiled soon.

You can read the article here: Venue unveiled for Duplo's London Calling 2015 event

For more about Duplo International Limited visit: www.duplouk.com. In Southern Africa, consult Kemtek Print Solutions in Johannesburg.

© Graphic Repro On-line, 28 July 2015.