HPM Group scores hat-trick of football contracts

HPM Group, based on Aycliffe Business Park, has won a renewed deal to print the matchday programmes for Premier League clubs Sunderland and Liverpool

HPM MD Richard Mortimer
HPM MD Richard Mortimer

Design and print agency HPM Group is celebrating after winning a hat-trick of football contracts worth £400,000.

HPM Group, based on Aycliffe Business Park, has won a renewed deal to print the matchday programmes for Premier League clubs Sunderland and Liverpool, as well as designing and printing the matchday publication for Championship club Middlesbrough.

The £5m turnover a year firm, which employs 50 people, has invested heavily in the last year splashing out £500,000 on a Perfect Binding machine, which has led to a surge in work.

Managing director Richard Mortimer said: “It’s fantastic news that we’ve renewed our contracts with Sunderland and Middlesbrough, two football clubs we’ve had a long association with.

“Football is an important part of life in this area and football programmes are still a vital part of the matchday experience for supporters going to games, which is why we’re passionate about design as well as print.”

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