imageData Group Secures Anchor Contract
19th June 2012Under the terms of the contract imageData Group will provide a wide range of marketing and general print services from banners and brochures to postcards and t-shirts. The contract is initially for three-years with a possible two year extension.
The reason why imageData Group was chosen as a sole supplier of print is thanks to its comprehensive range of print solutions. The company has litho, screen and digital (both small and large format) facilities spread across three sites in the UK. It also provides specialist IT and creative services via its iD-Click and i.garden teams, both based at its head office in East Yorkshire.
Judith Downing, procurement manager at Anchor explains why they selected imageData Group for their print contract: "We have a diverse spread of 1,000 locations nationwide so we sought a flexible print partner who could offer us a comprehensive, one-stop-shop service. We felt that imageData Group was more than capable of servicing our complex printing requirements. The print company has an obvious commitment to quality and service, is competitively priced and showed a real and genuine commitment to helping us achieve happy living for our customers."
Helen Birkin, managing director of imageData Group's non-retail divisions is delighted to be working with Anchor: "Since 2005 imageData Group has developed a specialist public services division, public-iD that specifically works with housing associations, central and local government and education providers to really understand the unique needs of these organisations. We are confident that we can deliver an all-inclusive and insightful print service to Anchor and hope to be working with them long into the future."
Anchor is England's largest not-for-profit provider of care and housing, with almost 40,000 customers. Since Anchor began in 1968, providing sheltered housing as Help the Aged (Oxford) Housing Association, Anchor has been innovating and driving up standards in order to help older people to get the best out of life.
Today, Anchor provides housing for rent to people over 55 at over 700 locations across England, as well as homes for leaseholders in managed estates. Anchor runs 96 care and nursing homes, including several specialist dementia homes for people with higher care needs.
imageData Group is a £20 million turnover print company, and employs over 220 people across three sites in Sussex and Yorkshire. The company provides a full range of print, finishing, IT and creative services for the public, corporate and retail market sectors.