This print management company helps design and produce marketing and communication materials for international clients such as Philips and Ford. It also provides on-site design studios, with production facilities in Stockport, Chester and Edinburgh. Managing director Nick Snelson, 52, oversaw investment in new technology in 2016, replacing legacy systems and improving connectivity. This year, he is leading the group’s expansion in Europe and America.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank248
CompanyAPS Group
ActivityMarketing services provider
LocationCheshire
Sales £m114
Operating profit £m4.5
Main shareholdersNick Snelson (82%), Erica Snelson (18%)
Staff779
Founded1961
Websitewww.theapsgroup.com

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