By Patrick Delaney
21 Jan 2020

Service Graphics acquires The Image Factory

Service Graphics, the UK's leading graphics group, has acquired Image Factory Retail Graphics Ltd, one of the UK's leading producers of POS and POP for the retail and brand marketing sectors.

Image Factory builds great things from creative ideas, using the best digital technology availableThe business operates a state-of-the-art facility in Chippenham employing a team of 60. Image Factory specialises in the design and manufacture of POP, Display Packaging, Shelf Ready Packaging, Window Displays and Retail POS. Included within the sale is the business' stand-alone design studio Image Creative. Their highly accomplished team of talented creatives uses artistic flair to create innovative retail solutions. Terry Smith, Managing Director, and the management team will continue to manage and develop the business.

Service Graphics creates visual experiences that connect people with brands, supplying leading high street retailers with in-store fabric graphics, window displays, and signage. The addition of POP and POS manufacturing complements the existing Service Graphics offering of large format print, digital signage and interactive experiences as well as interior and exterior graphics. 

Martin Hutchings, Managing Director of Service Graphics Display, said "I am delighted to welcome Image Factory as part of Service Graphics' business. Terry and his team have a great business, a strong, highly skilled team and outstanding creative and production capability with a long-term record of working with excellent brands and retailers." 

Terry Smith, Managing Director Image Factory, said "Everyone at Image Factory is excited to be joining Service Graphics - POS and POP complement the Service Graphics vision - customers of both businesses will benefit.” 

John Eager, CEO Paragon Graphic Services Division, said "Paragon is continuing to build a graphics business in the UK that is unrivalled in scale, creativity and quality.”