65+ YEARS OF DIGITAL IMAGING & DIGITAL INKJET TECHNOLOGY DESIGN & MANUFACTURE

FFEI has an impressive reputation for the design and manufacture of sophisticated solutions from concept to delivery. Whether the challenge is to create software functions to enhance a workflow; accurately jet billions of ink droplets a second on to exotic materials; or even create ultra high resolution micro scanning mechanisms to research human tissue cells – FFEI has the capability.

Our manufacturing facility in Hemel Hempstead, UK, houses environmentally controlled technology suites for each product area and is operated by highly qualified and experienced staff. This ensures all products reach the high quality standards that FFEI’s customers have grown to expect.
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LEADERSHIP TEAM

Andy Cook

Managing Director

Julian Payne

Finance Director

Bob Wilson

Innovations Director

Andy qualified in Electronics design, and later international business development and general management following an MBA in 1997. With 30 years’ experience in the digital imaging and print markets Andy has been Managing Director of FFEI since 2001. Leading an MBO in 2006 he’s currently one of the 3 shareholders of the company.

Julian graduated as an Electrical Engineer and subsequently qualified as a Management Accountant in 1987. Since then he has held Financial Management roles within several organisations before taking on the role of Finance Director with FFEI from 1998. He has been a shareholder of the company since the MBO.

Bob qualified as an Electronics Engineer in 1982, and joined the company in 1991 as a Digital Design Engineer. Over the past 25 years he has been part of and led many major product development programmes in the field of digital imaging and colour scanning technology. Bob is one of the three shareholders of FFEI.

BUSINESS GROUPS

Digital Print Business Group - FFEI

Digital Print covers the development, design and manufacture of digital imaging and inkjet technology for 3 key market sectors: Commercial printing, Labeling & Packaging and Speciality Printing

Bob Willis

Head of Digital Print

Bob joined FFEI in 2003 having spent much of his early career with Kodak working in their world-wide technical support group. Bob has extensive experience managing technical teams both in customer support and product development. As Head of FFEI’s Digital Print Business Bob leads all aspects of the company’s activities in the Print markets.

Gary Blight

Head of Life Sciences

Trained in Software Engineering and Project Management, Gary is accomplished at directing and delivering programmes and projects as well as managing functional operation. He has been with the company since 1992 where he is currently leading the Life Science Business unit.

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FFEI LIFE SCIENCE GROUP

The Life Science business group research, design and manufacture a number of products targeted at 3 key sectors: Pathology (clinical and Research), Cell biology and Biosensing

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AWARD WINNING INNOVATION

We have a history of innovation and are proud to have won many coveted industry awards for our products and designs including three Queen’s Awards for Enterprise Innovation and the Manufacturing Excellence ‘Best SME’ Award.

Our success reflects a culture to innovate. The design and manufacture of digital inkjet technology that meets customer needs is our priority and is made possible with our highly capable and committed employees.

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  • COMMITTED TO CUSTOMER SATISFACTION AND SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE OPERATIONS

    FFEI also strives to contribute to society through its activities in both the local and print industry community.

PROVIDING EXCEPTIONAL QUALITY & RELIABILITY

FFEI is committed to achieving unquestionable customer satisfaction by providing exceptional quality and reliability in everything we design and manufacture. Hence we are proud to maintain ISO accreditation standards, ISO9001, ISO14001 and ISO13485, which provide the starting point for our quality standards. Through a process of employee and partner engagement and appropriate investment, FFEI drives continuous improvements through all aspects of our corporate quality standards. Furthermore we maintain our leadership within the markets we serve and constantly exceed our customers’ expectations.

Sustainable development

Protection of the environment is at the forefront of our operating principles and FFEI maintains a long-term commitment towards sustainable development which underpins this. Therefore ISO 14001 accreditation provides the framework for ensuring we maximise our efforts to reduce the environmental impact our business activities have on the planet. This includes carbon emissions reduction programs, waste management, and sustainable product design.

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  • EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES EMPLOYER

    FFEI operate an Equal Opportunities Policy which means that we will not discriminate, directly or indirectly, against people on the grounds of their sex or sexual orientation or on the grounds of race, colour, ethnic origin or religious belief, on the grounds of disability or former disability or on the grounds of age. Every temporary work assignment or permanent vacancy will be open to those who have the required qualifications and skills.

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