The business was founded in 1982 to be innovation-led with a single purpose: to defeat counterfeiting and fraud. Originally the business produced tickets for major events and secure cheques. Over the years, SPS has increasingly focused on specialized A4 documents (certificates and legal paperwork), brand protection and tax & revenue protection solutions for governments in EMEA.
SPS now has key patents in security design and IP in production engineering anti-counterfeit. We continue to innovate in track and trace solutions and in-service management and fulfillment. SPS is the UK’s leading security print solution provider in the revenue protection and brand protection domain.
British Printing Industries Federation – (BPIF)
North East Chamber of Commerce – (NECC)
Algerian British Business Council – ABBC
Iraq British Business Council – IBBC
Cheque & Credit Clearing Company – C&CCC
As the authority in authentication solutions, Authentix helps customers thrive in supply and distribution chain complexity. Authentix provides advanced authentication solutions for governments, central banks and commercial companies, ensuring local economies grow, banknote security remains intact and commercial products have robust market opportunities. The Authentix partnership approach and proven sector expertise inspires proactive innovation, helping customers mitigate risks to promote revenue growth and gain competitive advantage.
Headquartered in Addison, Texas USA, Authentix, Inc. has offices in North America, Europe, Middle East, and Africa serving clients worldwide. For more information, visit https://www.authentix.com. Authentix® is a registered trademark of Authentix, Inc.
- Director, Commercial
David CloughDirector, Commercial
As Commercial Director, David is responsible for leading the organisation's research and development for new products and product enhancements. David has over 23 years of experience in security print, and manages a number of key UK & International accounts. This experience and customer contact ensures SPS customers have the latest security features, techniques and technologies giving them maximum protection against counterfeit and alteration fraud
- Director, Design
Claire DugginsDirector, Design
Claire has over 30-years experience at SPS starting out as a Trainee Graphic Designer - progressing through the ranks over the years to take on the roles of Studio Manager and Digital Print Manager. In January 2016, Claire was appointed as a director heading up the Design Team, Studio, Pre-press and Digital Print, along with the management of a number of key UK accounts.
- Director, Operations
Paul CraigDirector, Operations
Paul has over 30 years experience at SPS starting out as an Apprentice Printer, progressing through the ranks as Print Manager and Planning Manager, to his current position of Production Director. Paul heads up a team currently consisting of two managers and over 50 operators, and is responsible for coordinating all areas of production - taking work through from concept to completion.
- Director, Finance
Andy DavisDirector, Finance
Andy DavisThe most recent member of the team, Andy joined SPS in June 2019 and is responsible for the finance function of the company as well as advising on operational and commercial strategy. Andy has extensive experience in the manufacturing sector and was awarded the title of Northern Finance Director of a Limited Company £25m-£100m at the 2017 Northern Finance Director Awards.
- Director, Compliance
Stephen WilsonDirector, Compliance
Stephen Wilson joined SPS in May 1984 and has worked in a number of departments throughout the company. He was appointed as a Director in May 2000 and since that time he has developed all of Security Print Solutions’ Quality Assurance & Corporate Compliance Programs. Stephen manages the company’s audit process, continuous quality improvement initiatives and workplace monitoring, as well as serving as SPS Privacy and Security Officer.