UK packaging firm YRG Eclipse opens new facility in East Yorkshire

22 August 2016 (Last Updated August 22nd, 2016 18:30)

UK-based packaging print and design services provider York Repro-Graphic (YRG) Eclipse has opened a new facility in Cottingham, East Yorkshire, UK in order to expand its activities in the region.

UK-based packaging print and design services provider York Repro-Graphic (YRG) Eclipse has opened a new facility in Cottingham, East Yorkshire, UK in order to expand its activities in the region.

Established with £2m of funding from the North Yorkshire Customer Banking Centre, the new facility is equipped with print and plate processing technology.

YRG Eclipse has purchased and revamped the new site, which specialises in designing and producing packaging mock-ups.

"Investing in a new facility dedicated to producing outstanding mock ups even more quickly and efficiently will help us to grow our client base and hopefully create new jobs."

Specialist machinery has been installed at the facility to recycle processing solvents, reducing waste pollution and costs.

YRG Eclipse managing director Mark Gration, said: “We have built an enviable reputation for producing high-quality sales samples for use in product development, test marketing and advertising campaigns.

“Investing in a new facility dedicated to producing outstanding mock ups even more quickly and efficiently will help us to grow our client base and hopefully create new jobs.

“Yorkshire Bank’s knowledgeable team has been integral to our expansion plans. We look forward to working in partnership with Yorkshire Bank as we continue to develop and grow.”

Established in 1974, YRG offers a complete range of pre-press and reprographic services, including comprehensive concept-to-print management, to the FMCG sector, retailers and brands.

YRG Eclipse is a part of the YRG Group, which currently has six sites across the UK, Ireland and Kenya, and serves the packaging, canning and labelling industries.

Founded in 1859 in Halifax, West Yorkshire, Yorkshire Bank currently has 182 retail branches across the UK.