Design
Great design doesn’t simply attract attention. It fosters engagement.
PRINT
Nothing quite equals the touch, smell or impact of a great-quality piece of print.
Digital
How do your customers communicate with you? Chances are that screens and broadband connections have a fair bit to do with it.
Our Services
Over the last three decades, we’ve developed three core service areas: design, print and digital.
“XIC deliver high quality and creative products. They offer a dynamic service, which results in the product being tailored to our specific requirements.”
Rever Offshore
(Formerly Bibby offshore)

Three decades + three core services, underpinned by undeniable expertise.

We do design. We do print. We do digital. And we’re local. Welcome to XIC.

Experts in creative design, print and digital, XIC offers high quality products, unrivalled customer service and remarkable added value to clients in various sectors across the UK.

It’s three distinct yet cohesive services are combined with more than three decades of creative experience and underpinned by clever innovation.

As a result, XIC’s diverse offering ranges from reliably printing business basics to delivering exceptional graphic design for big, impactful campaigns.

Your business basics: on time, to spec and with spot on service.
Stationery, leaflets, brochures, postcards, posters, roller banners and so much more
Exceptional graphic design is our passion.
More often than not, we create what we print. We’re highly creative ideas people, here to inspire and work with you on those all-important projects.

Five things you should know about us


We’re a friendly and hard-working bunch, combining endless creative flair and remarkable production expertise.


Spot on service is everything. We want to wow you, whether it’s with a moment of graphic design genius or a dash of printing magic.


We don’t outsource on mass. We keep it local in our purpose-built design and production facility.


Our clients tell us we’re exceptionally easy to deal with – and we don’t let them down.



Recently, XIC became about more than design, print and digital. Say hello to our SQUAD scarves – a product with purpose. www.squadscarf.com

Our Clients

XIC works in partnership with international energy companies, local authority, some major names from the legal and financial sector as well as a multitude of small to medium sized businesses across the North East. Many of these relationships span decades, with XIC providing a full range of communication solutions to fulfil clients’ creative and print requirements.

BACK TO TOP

key contacts

Murray Alexander

Managing Director

Jason Moir

Business Development Director

Nicola Currie

Business Development Executive

BACK TO TOP

XIC is about more than design, print and digital. Say hello to our product with purpose.

Safety materials

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Testimonials

SHE'S BACK! 

After a few post-furlough weeks wearing every single XIC hat possible, @ncurrie86's safely back where she belongs - chatting to you! 

Fancy a catch-up? 

Whether you're at the end of a phone, in front of a screen or up for a socially-distanced coffee, please give her a shout. 
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#letstalk #aberdeen #aberdeenscotland #aberdeenbusiness #networking #networkingaberdeen #businessdevelopment #ShareProfile #LinkedIn
💚🧠 FOLLOW FRIDAY: @mentalhealthaberdeen 💚🧠

It's been a tough few weeks in The Granite City. So, #followFriday is all about these guys. 

They've been there for us all for the last weird and wacky five months - and for 70 years before that! YOU DO AN AMAZING JOB, TEAM MHA. 

If you or someone you know is struggling, battling anxiety or feeling a little low, call the advice line on 01224 573892. And if there's no answer, leave a message - they'll get back to you. 

@northeastnowabz @abzolutelyabz
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#itsokaynottobeokay #mentalhealth #mentalhealthcharity #charity #counselling #aberdeen #lovelocal #aberdeenscotland
⚠️S O C I A L  D I S T A N C I N G 
M A T E R I A L S  D O N E  R I G H T⚠️ 

Stay safe – and on brand, like Menstyle Gentleman’s Barber: keeping it safe, simple and stylish since lockdown 2020. 
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 #thecreativeprinter #design #print #digital #aberdeen #protectyourself #socialdistancing #socialdistancingmaterials #socialdistancingmarketing #returntowork #backtowork #makeanimpact #standout #getnoticed #bespoke #custommade #weloveachallenge #yourbrand #branding #printing #customdesign #printingservices #tabletalkers #safety #staysafe
Did you know that for every @squadsnoods produced, part of the sale goes to The Skinner Charitable Trust for reinvestment in its philanthropic work?

Here's @ncurrie86 and @moir_jason showing off the Q2 donation but keep your eyes peeled for Q3 - it'll be a BIG cheque after all your lockdown face covering buys! 

🙌🏻 Thank YOU for supporting an important local cause - and a local business 🙌🏻

@dunx_skinner 

#squadsnood #shoplocal #localbusiness #madeinaberdeen #aberdeen #aberdeencity #aberdeenshire #aberdeenscotland #thebestlittleaccessory #multifunctional #practical #socialimpact #productwithpurpose #csr #theskinnercharitabletrust #socialimpactbusiness #jointherevolution #becomepartofthesquadstorytoday #wearyourswithpride #usedbythebest
💡 WHAT WOULD YOU WRITE HERE? 💡 

Let us know, and we'll do the rest - totally-on-brand design, quality print + hassle-free installation 👌🏼

Our August offers are all about making a statement to get you more business 👌🏼

#specialoffer #bespoke #custommade #marketing #marketingmaterials #promo #promotion #brand #branding #logo #sales #businessdevelopment #graphicdesign #designaberdeen #designer #businessbasics #powerofprint #printer #printeraberdeen #printingaberdeen #bannerprinting
⚠️ W A S H Y O U R H A N D S⚠️ 

We may be back in business and spending in shops but government guidelines are still important. From happy birthday handwashing to staying at least two metres apart, you need: Reminder posters, stickers and desktop signs EVERYWHERE PEOPLE TURN. 

⚠️ https://bit.ly/reopeningsoon ⚠️ 

@maersk_official  @maerskdrilling 

 #thecreativeprinter #design #print #digital #aberdeen #protectyourself #socialdistancing #socialdistancingmaterials #socialdistancingmarketing #returntowork #backtowork #makeanimpact #standout #getnoticed #bespoke #custommade #branding #yourbrand
Starting the week with a flashback to our oh-so-popular kids' fun packs 😍

Now, let's be honest, mums and dads - who actually gave their wee ones a shot of the goodies?!

#keepcommunicationalive #selfisolation #lockdown #thepowerofprint #babyshark #rainbows #thankyounhs #paper #origami #crafts #crafting #oldskoolfun #kidsfunpack #design #print #digital #thecreativeprinter #aberdeen #charity
LONG LIVE THE INFOGRAPHIC 🙌🏻

Want to explain your service offering to your target audience in a short, sharp and super-eye-catching way?

Whether you're cutting or complementing lengthy copy, commission an infographic or two. 

#thecreativeprinter #design #print #digital #graphicdesign #makeanimpact #branding #marketing #infographics
SOMETHING GOOD TO READ ON YOUR COFFEE BREAK ☕️ 

From client meetings, @chambertalk events and @aberdeenbusinessnetwork sessions to spontaneous chats in coffee shop queues, regular face-to-face catch-ups are still off the cards for a while. 

Do you miss them as much as us!? Well, we've pulled together a short, snappy digital hello from @xic_aberdeen - link in bio!

From tips about on-point reopening messaging to heartwarming tales of bringing joy to lockdown, it's an easy but worthwhile five-minute read! 

Let us know what you think... 

#coffeebreakbreading #essentialreading #newsletter #newsletterlaunch #newnewsletter #aberdeenbusiness #aberdeennews #thecreativeprinter #design #print #digital #aberdeen #aberdeencity #aberdeenshire #aberdeenscotland #shoplocal #localbusiness #madeinaberdeen
🐾 FOLLOW FRIDAY: @charliehousehq 🐾 

Team Charlie House - you never fail to amaze with your efforts to raise awareness, funds and joy. A follow Friday must. 

 #followfriday #aberdeen #shoplocal #buylocal #supportlocal #lovelocal #aberdeenscotland #northeastisopen #northeastnow #localbusiness @northeastnowabz  @_abz.life @abzolutelyabz #charity #csr #charityaberdeen #localcharity #goodcause
⚠️ S T A Y  S A F E ⚠️ 

 Impactful - yet cost-effective - reminders could save lives. 

 ⚠️ bit.ly/reopeningsoon ⚠️ 

@maersk_official @maerskdrilling  #thecreativeprinter #design #print #digital #aberdeen #protectyourself #socialdistancing #socialdistancingmaterials #socialdistancingmarketing #returntowork #backtowork #makeanimpact #standout #getnoticed #bespoke #custommade #weloveachallenge #yourbrand #branding #printing #customdesign #printingservices #safety #staysafe #desktopprompts #desktopsigns #signage
🏠 WORKING IN ABERDEEN'S BOOMING PROPERTY MARKET? 🏠 WE SALUTE YOU - AND WE HAVE A GIFT FOR YOU... NEXT WORKING DAY PROPERTY SCHEDULE DELIVERY!

Make life a little easier:
✅ No clients chasing schedules that should have arrived days ago.
✅ No more DIY efforts courtesy of your poor old home printer.
✅ No more emergency printing office runs when you finally lose it with your home printer.

Just PERFECTLY POLISHED PRINT DELIVERED THE VERY NEXT DAY - with creative, eye-catching designs, too, if you need them 👌🏼🙌🏻

#businessbasics #powerofprint #printer #printeraberdeen #schedules #propertyschedules #brochure #graphicdesign #designer #thecreativeprinter #design #print #digital #aberdeen #aberdeencity #aberdeenshire #aberdeenscotland #shoplocal #localbusiness #madeinaberdeen #property #propertyaberdeen @jgcollie
🙌 One of the (few) advantages of lockdown = local businesses working together to encourage people to SUPPORT LOCAL 🙌

So, today's #followFriday goes to @newmachargolfclub which has done just that - and picked little old us as one of their new corporate partners.

Are you a club member? Then take advantage of your shiny new discount. Let us know how we can help you:

⚫️ DESIGN  Delight your clients with something different.

🔴 PRINT  On time, to spec + with spot on service.

⚫️ DIGITAL  Stand out online.

🔴 SOCIAL DISTANCING MATERIALS  Keep staff, customers + visitors safe.

⚫️ SQUAD SNOODS  Help protect yourself + others.

🔴 PRINTED SAFETY MATERIALS  Want your team to live and breathe your HSE messages?

⚫️ PROMOTIONAL GIFTS  Make sure your clients never forget you.

#thecreativeprinter  orders@xic.com  www.xic.com  01224 878799

#thecreativeprinter #design #print #digital #aberdeen
#aberdeencity #aberdeenshire #aberdeenscotland 
#shoplocal #localbusiness #madeinaberdeen #supportlocal #newmachar #newmacharaberdeen #golfaberdeen
⚠️ KEEP YOUR SALON / GYM / OFFICE SAFE - WITH ULTIMATE SUBTLETY 👌🏼 

Bet you're bored of searching for the perfect social distancing materials for your salon, gym or office; tirelessly hunting for something that'll keep everyone safe without spoiling the vibe you worked hard to create?

Enter clear roll-up banner stands! 

✅ 800mm wide
✅ Optically clear transparent screen
✅ From as little as £45 each. 

Order yours now - orders@xic.com

#thecreativeprinter #design #print #digital #aberdeen #shoplocal #localbusiness #madeinaberdeen #covid #covid19 #staysafe #protectyourself #socialdistancing #socialdistancingmaterials
#returntowork #backtowork #safety #ppe
NEW @squadsnoods: TELL US WHAT DESIGN YOU WANT TO SEE NEXT! 👍🏻

This snood is perfect for the modern minimalist. But if it's not your cup of tea, let us know what is in the comments below...

#facemask #facecovering #necktube #neckscarf #facescarf #barriermask #nonmedicalmask #cottonmask #socialdistancing #protectyourself #covid #covid19 #staysafe #squadsnood #shoplocal #localbusiness #madeinaberdeen #aberdeen #aberdeencity #aberdeenshire #aberdeenscotland #thebestlittleaccessory #geometric #geometricpattern
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