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OUR STORY

Brand was founded in 2006 in a small studio in Stockport by Manchester mates Mark and Justin.

Their foundation in the packaging market – one technical and one customer focused bought about a perfect union and so their vision began. To do things differently, challenge the corporations and perfect their craft.

Today Brand’s head office in Manchester is supported by hubs in Australia, the Middle East and India offering 24/7 resource. Brand are global leaders in packaging production for some of the largest consumer Brand’s and printers.

We maintain brand consistency across all pack formats, marketing channels and brand assets to help retailers deliver their vision.

The team has extensive experience in packaging development, providing customers with bespoke solutions that take strategic designs to shelf efficiently, quickly and cost effectively.

2006

Mark and Justin started Brand in 2006 from a small office in Stockport – specialising in artwork and reprographics. Early clients included Vimto, Coca-Cola, the Co-op and Cott Beverages.

2009

Moved to new premises in Trafford Park. Acquired PJM Advertising to provide design services and acquired Millenium Repro for flexographic platemaking.

2011

Acquired Evolving Media and started to work with Avon.

2012

Acquired Avocado Design. Invested heavily in technology and innovation bringing Visual Approval (VA) to market, the industry’s leading packaging approval and
asset management system.

2015

Brand bought their current premises in Trafford Park and developed partnerships in the Middle East and Australia to support global clients.

2018

Set up their offshore studio in Chennai with 24/7 resource for packaging artwork and CGI.

2019

Brand acquired PPP. The market leader for flexographic and corrugated platemaking.

2020

Today, the Brand family consists of Brand Imaging, Brand Flex, Brand Corrugated and Visual Approval.