The Valley Story

  • 1932

    Our London office opens

  • 1960’s

    Valley develops a reputation for innovation, pioneering printing onto plastics and securing worldwide patents, making the company a global business. Valley leads the way at Point Of Sale.

  • 1972

    Valley moves its headquarters to its current picturesque location alongside a beautiful Yorkshire trout stream

  • 1985

    The business innovates within the field of cardboard engineering, developing the Valley ‘Snap Display’ system

  • 1997

    The business delivers a suite of modular retail furniture into China for British American Tobacco.

  • 2002

    The business procures its first digital printing press – one of only a few in the UK – allowing us to begin cost-effective personalisation and deliver very quick turnarounds.

  • 2006

    The business secures the contract to produce temporary POS for Mars Confectionary.

  • 2011

    The Shopper Agency is acquired, adding shopper marketing and consumer insights into our integrated mix of services.

  • 2014

    Valley invests in digital agency Bravas Worldwide, giving us an end-to-end retail proposition, from online to in-store. Jonathan Haggas meets Keith Lemon at the TV awards.

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  • 1892

    The business is founded in the Spen Valley, Yorkshire as a specialist fashion printing company

  • 1950’s

    The business concentrates its focus on marketing materials, working with leading brands and advertising agencies, notably printing KitKat and Polo mint packaging

  • 1966

    Rolls Royce, the prestigious propulsion system manufacturer, become a customer

  • 1980’s

    Valley helps 3rd World countries beat disease by developing a patented visual learning system that teaches millions of children how to help themselves avoid illness

  • 1994

    Valley delivers the international retail launch of Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park worth over £3 million.

  • 1999

    Valley delivers the global retail launch of Sega’s Dreamcast gaming console including over 10,000 demonstration units and 2,000 shop-in-shops.

  • 2005

    Valley manufactures and delivers over 10,000 demonstration units for the retail launch of Microsoft’s Xbox 360 gaming console.

  • 2010

    Valley acquires permanent display manufacturer CPI based in Leicester, UK to bolster its market proposition.

  • 2012

    Valley India is established to service the ever-growing Asian market.

  • 2015

    Valley India builds a ‘Store of the Future and Windows 10 fixtures’ for Microsoft in Mumbai. Valley deliver 7,500 permanent display for The Health Lottery in 3 weeks from start to finish.

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1892

The business is founded in the Spen Valley, Yorkshire as a specialist fashion printing company

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1932

Our London office opens

1950

1950’s

The business concentrates its focus on marketing materials, working with leading brands and advertising agencies, notably printing KitKat and Polo mint packaging

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1960’s

Valley develops a reputation for innovation, pioneering printing onto plastics and securing worldwide patents, making the company a global business. Valley leads the way at Point Of Sale.

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1966

Rolls Royce, the prestigious propulsion system manufacturer, become a customer

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1972

Valley moves its headquarters to its current picturesque location alongside a beautiful Yorkshire trout stream

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1980’s

Valley helps 3rd World countries beat disease by developing a patented visual learning system that teaches millions of children how to help themselves avoid illness

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1985

The business innovates within the field of cardboard engineering, developing the Valley ‘Snap Display’ system

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1994

Valley delivers the international retail launch of Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park worth over £3 million.

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1997

The business delivers a suite of modular retail furniture into China for British American Tobacco.

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1999

Valley delivers the global retail launch of Sega’s Dreamcast gaming console including over 10,000 demonstration units and 2,000 shop-in-shops.

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2002

The business procures its first digital printing press – one of only a few in the UK – allowing us to begin cost-effective personalisation and deliver very quick turnarounds.

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2005

Valley manufactures and delivers over 10,000 demonstration units for the retail launch of Microsoft’s Xbox 360 gaming console.

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2006

The business secures the contract to produce temporary POS for Mars Confectionary.

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2010

Valley acquires permanent display manufacturer CPI based in Leicester, UK to bolster its market proposition.

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2011

The Shopper Agency is acquired, adding shopper marketing and consumer insights into our integrated mix of services.

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2012

Valley India is established to service the ever-growing Asian market.

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2014

Valley invests in digital agency Bravas Worldwide, giving us an end-to-end retail proposition, from online to in-store. Jonathan Haggas meets Keith Lemon at the TV awards.

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2015

Valley India builds a ‘Store of the Future and Windows 10 fixtures’ for Microsoft in Mumbai. Valley deliver 7,500 permanent display for The Health Lottery in 3 weeks from start to finish.

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