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The Defining Role of Design

Great design is not only intrinsic to great products, it also plays a huge role in generating great customer relationships. Get your design right and the rewards include brand awareness, recognition and loyalty. If responsibility for design seems

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The Power of Print

Many people who hear the word ‘print’ tend to think of paper. Lots and lots of paper. In today’s technology-obsessed world, there may be a perception that print is in some way old-fashioned, uncool or simply not that necessary. Call us biased

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The Future of Print – Today

The Future of Print – Today

Turning 30 is pretty special, so the team at XIC decided to treat ourselves – and our customers – to a very sizeable present. At the start of our anniversary year, XIC took delivery of new RICOH digital printing presses, offering the very latest in

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Graphic Designer Vacancy

Graphic Designer Vacancy

Title:  Graphic designer (Aberdeen) You: A self-starter with excellent graphic design skills, commercial awareness and an understanding of the role of design across print and online media. Us: A forward-thinking creative print provider. We

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The diversity of digital: Taking print to new parameters

Digital printing tends to be associated with short print runs, produced in super-fast timescales. To a certain extent that’s true. Our new digital print equipment is second-to-none when it comes to straightforward but time-sensitive project

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New Look at XIC HQ

We've recently refined our own brand to reflect our three core services: Design, Print and Digital. The roll-out includes everything from our website to our building signage.  Driving past XIC HQ? Here's what you'll see.

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‘Tis the season to get printing

All of sudden December is upon us. It’s a unique time of year, both frantic and fun. It’s not just busy on the domestic front either; in business life there are usually social arrangements to be made, along with tokens of thanks to give to colleagues

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Direct Mail Is Not Dead: Why traditional promotions still work

Fallen in love with digital marketing? Join the club. After all, what’s not to like? Digital marketing has a lot of pluses: it’s instant, easy to measure and – many people would argue – more environmentally friendly than its physical

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Aberdeen Print Specialist Launches Anniversary CSR Scheme

An Aberdeen-based print and design specialist is celebrating its thirtieth year in business by launching a CSR (corporate social responsibility) initiative to strengthen its support for local communities. XIC is offering to sponsor thirty small print

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The Not-for-Landfill campaign is a free, green, business network and resource that aims to support and share the good work that local businesses, charities, organisations and communities are doing to avoid landfill in the north east of Scotland. 

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