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About Things
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Small and humble beginnings way back in 1971 in Stratford, East London printing for the UK tourist trade.
1973 Purchased 68 Wallis Road, Hackney.
1973 began producing music t-shirts for Winterland USA
1973 Installed the first Precision Oval automatic textile printer in the UK.
1974 Imported the first sweatshirts and t-shirt from the USA into the UK
1975 Installed a second Precision Oval automatic printer...
1979 Took over 10000 sq ft warehouse on Eastway, Hackney, now the site of the Olympic Park.
1980 Printed 150,000 shirts for Bruce Springsteens Born In The USA tour
1981 Moved into 45000 sq ft purpose built facility next door to 68 Wallis Road.
1981 Things installed 2 8 Colour Ovals and a 10 Colour. They are now officially the UK largest printer with 6 machines.
1983 Installed Apple Macs to generate art- The first company in the UK to use this technology for art separations and design.
1985 Printed the Live Aid merchandise for the show that changed the world.
1985 Things install the first Silicon Graphics computers, as used by the film special effects industry.
1986 Things now have 8 machines and an allover printer.
1989 Printed for Michael Jackson, Pink Floyd, Rolling Stones, U2, Guns'N'Roses, Elton John and Genesis... a record year.
1998 Things receive an incredible 5 award at the internation SGIA Golden Squeegee Awards in Kansas City, USA
Things print 250,000 Adidas t-shirts for the World Cup in France.
1998 Two Automatic packing lines are installed
2000 Extra warehouse space taken for processing.
2001 The Uk's first 14 colour machines installed ...Things now have 11 print machines.
2001 Investors In People accreditation achieved.
2009 The beginning of the UK worst recession sees a consolidation within the company.
2013 Sees the G Mac Group purchase the company to service the renewed requirement for UK production.
2013 See the purchase of 3 new machines.
2014 Will see the introduction of 2 new M&R 14 colour machines giving the company 9 machines...
2014 Things are back at the top...

Some Things don't change!

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64-66 Wallis Road, London E9 5LH - Tel: 0208 985 4767 - Fax: 0208 986 2628 - Email: info@things.co.uk

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