Franking Sense® completes its first acquisition

Franking Sense® is pleased to announce its first acquisition, welcoming into its group Burnley-based managed services provider, Key Digital.

Key Digital is a mature document and print specialist in the North of England with a focus on sustainable and environmentally conscious print technology. Its acquisition, part of Franking Sense’s current growth plan, will add a wealth of knowledge and experience to the group in the document printing space. The businesses are perfectly aligned on ethos and vision and it heralds a new chapter for both organisations. Key operate a ‘digital first’ methodology that focusses on supply sustainability and environmentally conscious products. The whole business embraces a low carbon go to market strategy that appeals to corporate accounts and public sector customers alike.

Julian Gilbert, Franking Sense's managing director said: " Both sides have been working diligently for over 6 months to finalise the deal and we are excited to welcome Key Digital Ltd. into our group. They say the first one is the hardest! I was very intrigued by the way Key Digital operate. It is a very dynamic way of supplying and supporting customers. I am really looking forward to working with Andy and all the team at Key Digital, it is a really positive step forward for us both."

Andy Ratcliffe, managing director of Key Digital, said: "With Franking Sense's help we will be able to accelerate our growth plans and maximise Key Digital's full potential."

Key Digital will continue to run from its hub in Burnley under Ratcliffe's leadership.