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Our Company: Awards and Accreditations

Working towards Excellence

At Printondemand-worldwide we pride ourselves on our achievements. We work hard to push the company in all ways to exceed all our stakeholders' expectations.

We continue to strive for business, production and environmental excellence.  This is not only for our position within the book and journal printing market, but also in environmental and employee development terms, so we can continue to be the printer of choice for our customers.


Please view some of our recent awards and accreditations


The Digital Printer Awards 2015

In November 2015 we won the Digital Print Award for the Environment. The Digital Printer Awards are highly prestigious and recognised as one of the industry’s most illustrious honours and a celebration of the excellence of UK digital printing industry. 


East of England Business Champions 2015

In October 2015 we were awarded the  Cambridge Business Champion 2015 for the second year running. PODW then went on to win the Green Award 2015 for our environmental achievements in printing, paper sourcing and global logisitcs.

The awards seek to recognise the achievements of SME business' across Cambs, Norfolk, Suffolk and Herts in fifteen categories ranging from Best New Business to Service Excellence and Training and Development. 



BS EN ISO 14001:2004

Our environmental management system is certified to ISO 14001; an international standard.

This certification has been achieved by less than 1% of UK businesses, and reflects the standard of evaluation of our working practices, procedures and processes related to environmental management.



BS EN ISO 9001:2000

Alongside ISO 14001, we also hold ISO 9001 certification; an internationally recognised standard which recognises that we are committed to an exceptional quality of service.


FSC® and PEFC chain-of-custody
Being FSC & PEFC certified means that we are in the position to manufacture and supply products whose raw materials are sourced from sustainable forests.

Our compliance to these standards is measured by an independent third party accreditor to ensure that we are constantly updating out training and procedures in order to remain compliant.



Investors in the Environment (IiE)

Investors in the Environment is a not-for-profit environmental accreditation scheme. It provides the help and support necessary to help businesses become more environmentally friendly whilst also saving them money. 

We have worked with Investors in the Environment to achieve their Green Accreditation, the highest accreditation they offer, equivalent to BS8555 level 1.



Peterborough Skills Vision

In 2012 we pledged to support the Peterborough Skills Vision. The Peterborough Skills Vision aims to enhance our local workforce to ensure growth for businesses and the city. It is a commitment to developing the skills of our employees and working together to create an environment in which everyone can succeed.


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As platinum members of the British Printing Industries Federation (BPiF) we are supported by the principal organisation for UK print and have access to expert consultancy on topics such as quality, HR, insurance, legislation and the environment. We are also members of the Direct Marketing Association, adhering to their practices and terms and conditions to the highest standard possible. 



Breeam premises

In January 2008 we moved into our newly built BREEAM premises.

The core aim of BREEAM is to reduce the embodied and operational environmental impact of building, including but not limited to the build itself, CO2 emmissions, location of transport links, thermal comfort and water usage.



East of England Business Champions 2011

In late 2011 we won the Resource Efficiency category at the East of England Business Champion Awards. This is a huge honour as it showcases just how proud and commited we are to reduce the impact on the environment.

Needless to say we're tickled green!


coming soon

ISO 5001:2011

We are working towards this new environmental standard at the moment so watch this space!



Océ UK Award for Digital Innovation

In March 2011 we were awarded the Océ UK Award for Digital Innovation, embracing the installation of the Océ VarioPrint 6320 and 6250 machines.

This allows us to print royal size books 4-up per sheet of paper and means we save using an estimated 4 tonnes of paper per year!



The Digital Printer Awards Nominated

We were proud to be nominated for two categories at The Digital Printer Awards 2013 and 2014. In 2013 we were nominated in both the Books and Digital and the Environment categories. In 2014, we have been nominated for two categories; Best Use of Variable Data and Books. We've got everything crossed in the hope of winning our nominated categories.


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  • East of England Business Champion Winners 2011
  • PEFC
  • ISO 9001
  • ISO 14001
  • Breeam Building
  • BPIF Members
  • Investors in the Environment Green Award 2012