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We do outdoor banners

It’s the perfect season to ‘go large’ with your marketing and make a big brand statement with indoor and outdoor display materials. The latest large-format presses make light work of seemingly gargantuan tasks. Watch our new large-format latex ink

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Paper choices: Which paper’s right for my print project?

Great print promotions don’t just need to look good and read well. How they feel matters to the recipient too. Here’s how to ensure your material choices are a tactile hit: What do you mean by paper weight? The weight of the material you

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Service Centre

Tight turnarounds are a speciality at XIC – there’s often only a small period of time between your first point of contact and receipt of your completed project.  Ever wondered about the activity that takes place in between? Wonder no more… One

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Colour My World

Used correctly, colour can bring a publication to life and make your marketing message ‘pop’ off the page. Getting colour right is, however, more complex than it seems – particularly if you want your corporate colours to look consistent across a

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Safety Expo: From Tayside to 2017

Our first Safety Expo Tayside took place in October last year. This event, which we run in partnership with leading safety industry specialist AquaTerra, was held in Dundee. As well as the new venue, the Safety Expo Tayside had a new format and

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A touch of help for Touch of Tartan Ball

The Touch of Tartan Ball is a major fundraiser for Children 1st, a charity that works to provide vulnerable children with safer, happier childhoods and brighter futures. Funds raised by the event help to provide essential therapeutic services for

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New menus for The Bread Maker

Based in Aberdeen’s Rosemount area, The Bread Maker is a social enterprise that provides adults with learning difficulties with meaningful training, educational and social activities. The organisation produces great-quality bread and confectionery

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New year, fresh focus: Your streamlined XIC

2017 is well and truly underway – and we’re off to a flying start! Those of you who like to visit our online home at www.xic.com may have noticed that we have a new and exciting website in place. Not only has the appearance of our website changed,

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The Ultimate Business Show 2017: Are you event ready?

Are you one of the 75 organisations exhibiting at The Ultimate Business Show 2017? With space snapped up in record time, you’d be justified in feeling a little smug. Here’s the reality check: With the event just weeks away, it’s time to ensure

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