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Hampton Printing signs first subscription agreement with Heidelberg in the UK

Hampton Printing (Bristol) Limited is the first UK customer of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) to take advantage of a Heidelberg Subscription Plus agreement. The award-winning printer, which serves a range of customers in the fashion, retail, automotive and lifestyle industries, expects this move to deliver significant efficiency and quality improvements at its Bristol site. The company's contract with Heidelberg includes a complete package, with Heidelberg supplying a latest-generation Speedmaster XL 106-6+L, Prinect software, consumables, service, including service parts, training and consulting with analysis and guidance from Heidelberg experts.

The customer can order consumables and service parts directly from the Heidelberg eShop whenever the need arises. Heidelberg also manages the stock of consumables and service parts on behalf of the company as part of "Vendor-Managed Inventory".

Mike Malpas, Managing Director of Hampton Printing, emphasizes: "As a company, we have been working in partnership with Heidelberg for over 30 years. We are committed to using the latest technology to increase our efficiency, while at the same time focusing fully on the development and growth of our business, customers and employees. Heidelberg's subscription model provides us with precisely this freedom in a challenging market environment, which is why it convinced us.

Ryan Miles, Managing Director of Heidelberg UK, says, "Subscription benefits customers who have a solid and growth-oriented business model. The particular advantage is that both parties to the contract share the same interests and aim to improve the customer's overall performance