- East Kilbride's future in jeopardy as jobs go. Larkin, Jim // Printing World;4/8/2004, Vol. 286 Issue 2, p4
Reports on Polestar's dismissal of 91 employees at its offset printing plant in East Kilbride, Scotland. Warning that the plant was likely to close "at some stage"; Transfer of work and equipment to Polestar sites in Great Britain and Hungary.
- Polestar ends printing at East KiIbride plant. Meade, Robin // Printing World;7/1/2004, Vol. 287 Issue 2, p8
Reports that Polestar plans to end printing at its East Kilbride, Ireland web offset factory, but has pledged to keep the bindery open until next year under a deal agreed with the GPMU. Printworks on notice since the company went back on plans three years ago to replace two aging KBA presses;...
- Polestar 'is in talks to acquire Wyndeham', sources claim…. Nias, Simon // PrintWeek;6/5/2008, p3
The article highlights Polestar's possible acquisition of Wyndeham. Reports state that the companies are discussing the creation of a print colossus that would have a turnover of close to £500 million. Paul Utting, Polestar group operations director, deems a further consolidation in the...
- Timeline. // PrintWeek;3/25/2011, p8
The article presents the timeline that summarizes the history of the British web offset printing sector. The industry started with the fusion of BPC and Watmough to establish Polestar in a 810-million pound agreement in 1998. In 2008 and 2009, several British printing companies closed due to the...
- LETTERS. Passmore, Chris; Fleming, Andrew // PrintWeek;3/13/2008, p18
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to an article in previous issues which is Jane Simmons' letter in the March 6, 2008 issue and a letter that presents a reaction regarding the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification Schemes...
- Polestar works get joint chief. Grant, Alex // Printing World;11/11/2002, Vol. 280 Issue 6, p6
Reports on the decision of Polestar to merge the management of the company's Watford factory and Petty in Leeds, England. Reasons for the move of the company; Responsibility of managing director Jeff Heyes; Installation of equipments to enhance operations.
- Polestar creates 64pp powerhouse at Petty. Larkin, Jim // Printing World;7/10/2003, Vol. 283 Issue 2, p3
Reports on printing company Polestar's plans to expand its Petty factory in Leeds, England. Decision to install bindery equipment which will require an extension to the building; Polestar's finalization of changes to shift patterns.
- Polestar in Applied redundancies. // PrintWeek;7/23/2010, p4
The article reports on the planned redundancies by magazine printer Polestar, which could affect 58 jobs in its office in Leeds and Nottingham, England.
- Polestar defers pension payments for 10 months. Francis, Jo; Nias, Simon // PrintWeek;1/15/2010, p4
The article focuses on the decision of Polestar to defer payment of 2.5 million British pound to the Polestar Pension Scheme between December 2009 and September 2010 due to financial constraints.