Established in 1979, IPH Print Ltd is a family business. During the past 30 years we have grown steadily, and in 1999/2000 we moved into our current purpose built premises in Church Lawford. Many of our customers have been with us since our early years of trading which is a testament to our philosophy of quality printing and service, whilst maintaining competitive prices.
Our team are experienced and enthusiastic, and every one at IPH understands their responsibility for customer satisfaction.
Enquiries and quotations are dealt with quickly and pleasantly either in person, via e-mail or over the phone. Production schedules and delivery dates are always realistic and as flexible as possible. We offer advice and give suggestions which may save you money and/or improve the quality of your job.
Peter Jennings-Bates - Managing Director
Peter studied at Watford College of Printing, graduating with a Higher National Diploma in printing technology. He then joined the company full time in 1989 as it moved into its former factory at Wolston Business Park. Prior to being appointed MD, Peter has spent his years at IPH establishing & maintaining quality and customer satisfaction systems and procedures & building long lasting relationships with many customers. Supported by an outstanding team of dedicated, skilled and entheustic staff, Peter is looking forward to the next 30 years at IPH.
As some of you will already know, Peter also works as a comedian/musician for the oddball entertainment company Spannerintheworks. To find out more visit: www.spanner.co.uk
Michael Jennings-Bates - chairman
Michael has over 50 years of experience in the printing trade. He started his apprenticeship at W W Curtis, one of the foremost printers in Coventry, in 1956. He was trained as a Compositor and Keyboard Operator on Monotype hot metal typesetting equipment. He moved into sales in the 60’s and was responsible for maintaining high profile accounts with London and midlands advertising agencies. In 1977 he joined Avon Litho as Sales Director, making a considerable improvement to the companys turnover.
In 1979 Michael bought a small, old litho press and rather quickly found himself working at weekends with sons Mark and Peter in the garage. Michael continued to work for Avon Litho whilst elder son Mark developed IPH Litho before emigrating to Canada in 1987, Michael took over at that time.
Having handed over the reins to son Peter, Michael is looking forward to winding down his input at IPH. He would like to thank all the friends and aquatiences he has made over the years.
Christine and Michael met in the 50’s at W W Curtis. After leaving the company and raising a family, Christine spent many years working for Chrysler (Talbot, Peugeot) as telephone supervisor. She left Peugeot in 1986 to help son Mark run IPH Litho from a small stable behind a country hotel; the company’s first trading premises. Christine looks after the accounts office.
Ian Fairchild is our Production Manager and has been with us for 7 years. He has over 20 years experience in the print and copying trade, managing a busy copying company before joining our team. Ian is responsible for production planning and ensuring you work is carried out in the quickest possible time. As many of our customers will tell you - he is very good at his job! Ian is also maintaining our environmental policies and ensuring that IPH has as little an impact on our ecology as possible.
The newest member of the team, Tommy is working as customer liason and assistant to Ian in our production office. While working Tommy is taking an apprenticship in business studies and is on hand to help you with your enquiries. In his spare time Tommy is a musician and his band Keltik Fish have just released their debut album available here