PFI Group acquires Welsh large format print manufacturer Gardners from Hexcite Group to help company grow, expand into key sectors, geographies; Gardners operates state-of-the-art digital print operation in Cardiff

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August 11, 2022 (press release) –

PFI Group are delighted to announce the acquisition of Gardners, one of Europe’s largest large format print manufacturers.

Gardners operate a state-of-the-art digital print operation at their 4 acre purpose built facility in Cardiff, and will represent the PFI Group’s first production and service centre based in Wales.

Gardners boast an impressive client base including many world famous brands, with a particularly strong reputation within the retail, outdoor, fleet and venues & event sectors.

The business will continue to be led by Managing Director, Richard Courtney, and the current management team.

The business synergies and combined strengths of Gardners and the PFI Group present exciting opportunities for ongoing growth, and continue to expand the Group’s reach within key sectors and geographies.

The PFI Group is a powerhouse within the print and visual communication industries, comprising 16 businesses in that sector: PFI GB Signs, Sign Plus, Lofthus Signs, In2 Signs & Graphics, Shades Graphics, Mardan Products, Futurama Group, Insignia Signs, Creative Display, SignMaster, Jasmine, Cestrian, Kesslers, Proportion London, Works Manchester, PFI Speedscreen and Gardners.

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