An established, locally grown business is embracing greater use of modern technology thanks to help from a council-run eBusiness Club.
Dischromatics formed in 1989 and now based in Abercarn, has built its reputation as a supplier of high quality CD and DVD and duplication & Printing. Combined with the duplication service, the company also has their own digital printing department which manufactures bespoke packaging and print solutions for their clients. With a Graphic Design department to help clients design their marketing projects including direct marketing using Variable Data Printing.
Managing Director, Gareth Spencer, has taken over the business from his father and is determined to continue the programme of investment in new technology and developing new products.
To help Gareth stay abreast of new software developments and learn more about the advances in email marketing, Gareth has attended the eBusiness Club and also the email Marketing Workshop, which are organised by Caerphilly County Borough Council’s Economic Development Team.
“The ICT help and advice that I have received from the council has been invaluable. In their IT Demonstration Suite at Tredomen Business & Technology Centre we have been able to try out new software for our Apple Macs before making an expensive commitment to purchasing,” said Gareth.
Cllr Ron Davies, Cabinet Member for Regeneration said, “Even long established local businesses such as Dischromatics are benefitting from new technology, as well as the local networking opportunities at the eBusiness Club. Businesses should get in touch with our Economic Development Team to find out more about the independent advice and support that is available to them free of charge.”
The eBusiness Club recommences in October and is run on the first Tuesday of each month at Tredomen Business & Technology Centre, Hengoed. For more information email the Council’s Economic Development Team on firstname.lastname@example.org or tel. 01443 866222.
Dischromatics was established in 1989 and has continued to evolve adding new products and services to its range of Duplication and Replication products, Digital printing, graphic design and authoring are just some of the extra services added. During the time of its existence the company has received enormous support from the local authority by way of grants, advice, support, training and business networking. Small businesses should contact their local councils who still have grants available and can give untold support during this difficult financial crisis.
Established in 1989, Dischromatics supplies CD, DVD & Blu-ray Replication and delivers FREE throughout the UK. With its own Duplication and Printing Suite they supply CD & DVD Duplication for smaller quantities and fast turn round.
With the additional and unique benefit of having their own Digital Printing facility, they also produce CD & DVD Packaging in low volumes for such products as CD & DVD Digipaks.
There is a Graphic Design department to help customers design their artwork and an Authoring Suite to create the master CD, DVD or Blu-ray disc.
They provide Variable Data Printing using Creo Darwin Software for 1 to 1 marketing strategies on products such as leaflets, booklets, brochures postcards etc. It is therefore possible to personalise every individual item with names, addresses, bar codes and even the graphics itself. This is done 'on the fly' so no plate changes required and no machine down time benefiting the customer in cost advantage over litho printing by doing smaller runs and sampling.
Dischromatics is accredited to Quality standard ISO 9001 and Environmental ISO 14001 certification.