Global Inkjet Systems

History

The History of GIS

2006

GIS is established

Global Inkjet Systems co-founded by Nick Geddes and Jim Brotton

1st customer – Printos

1st application – textiles & coatings

2007

Key developments
lead to rapid expansion

Variable data RIP

Konica Minolta & Xaar printhead support

2008

Application diversification

Fujifilm Dimatix printhead support

2009

Increased production
capacity

Kyocera printhead support

100th PMB

2010

Expansion of
management team

Debbie Thorp joins as Business Development Director

Curved surface image compensation

2011

Increased customer support

Help Centre launched

Toshiba printhead support

Energy recovery patent filing

2012

International expansion

Move to The Jeffreys Building

Over 20 employees

132% international sales growth

China – local technical support

1,000th PMB

PDF/VT

2013

Award-winning accolade

Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2013

PMB-C8-3 USB 3.0 introduced

Ricoh printhead support

2014

Key product launches

Ink System Components launched

24V Fujifilm Starfire support

2015

Atlas® software
platform introduced

Japan – local technical support

Social and charity committees formed

10,000th HIB

2016

10 years of innovation

Adobe collaboration

50 employees

1st HMB launched at Drupa

100th IMB

2017

Growth and expansion

Move to Edinburgh House

GIS Rebranding

Martin Hoather confirmed as Chief Operating Officer

2018

Moving forward

Queen’s Award for Enterprise 2018

65 employees

Developing industrial inkjet software and drive electronics since 2006

GIS is an independent, privately owned business headquartered in Cambridge, UK

For more information, contact us here or call us on +44 (0) 1223 733 733