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About Polygraphica

Operating from our offices in Wakefield, Polygraphica Equipment Limited provide the printing, packaging and converting industries with a professional consultancy service, covering the supply of quality used printing presses, packaging machinery and ancillary equipment.

Polygraphica has an experienced and dedicated team of professionals, all of whom have a minimum of 30 years knowledge and understanding of the used printing and packaging industry. 

Andrew Lapish - Sales Director

Andrew has over 30 years experience within the printing and packaging industry.  Having joined Milthorp in the mid-1980’s Andrew worked in several overseas locations prior to being one of the original founders of Polygraphica back in 1993.

Andrew has specialist knowledge of Used Label Presses, Tissue Converting Equipment and Paperbag and Sack lines. 

Mike Kennedy - Worldwide Sales Director

Mike has been involved with the sale of used printing presses and packaging machinery for over 40 years. Starting at John Shaw & Sons in 1978, Mike has been a key member of the Polygraphica team since 2004.

Mike specialises in Used Flexo Presses, Slitters and Sheeters, Exercise book and Ruling lines, Used Gravure Printing and Coaters & Laminators  

Mick Goodair - Technical Support

Employed originally as an engineer by Milthorp International in 1974, Mick has over 35 years knowledge and understanding of printing and packaging machinery. Mick was one of the founders of Polygraphica in 1993. 

Mick oversees the running of our spare parts and consumables division, as well as providing valuable technical support and backup to our sales team.   

Darren Hartshorne - Financial Director

Also employed originally at Milthorp Limited, Darren has over 30 years experience within the used machinery industry. In addition to his role as Financial Director, Darren has acquired a great understanding of letters of credit and the logistics of machinery removals.

Along with Andrew and Mick, Darren has been at Polygraphica since its inception in 1993

Diane Brown - Sales Support Administrator

With a wealth of secretarial and administrative skills gained in several industries over the past 30 years, Diane joined Polygraphica over 10 years ago and provides valuable support and backup to all members of Polygraphica’s Sales Team.