A LEADING North Ayrshire company is bucking the current economic gloom by celebrating 35 years of successful trading.
Irvine-based printing company Kestrel Press was originally set up as a partnership in 1973, and was then incorporated in 1980.
Kestrel Press now operates from a prestigious modern 11,000 sq/ft office and factory on the South Newmoor Industrial Estate in Irvine.
From an initial base of commercial customers in the local and Glasgow area, Kestrel Press diversified into label and other production line printing.
Kestrel Press is now well established and enjoys a widespread reputation as bespoke quality colour and commercial printers and graphic designers.
Major clients over the years have included clothing manufacturers Levi Strauss & Co, Wrangler, Coats and pharmaceutical giant Glaxo SmithKline plc. Kestrel’s current customer base spreads across three sectors – local authorities, design agencies and direct with local businesses. The company supplies several of its customers with a stock holding facility to ensure continuous supply to multi-site operations.
Company policy is to meet or exceed its customers’ requirements all the time.