Congratulations go to our very own Printweek ‘Trainee of the Year’ Ryan Samways.
Ryan shone in this category – Judges citation
Amberley Labels are proud of Ryan’s success for the prestigious win at the Printweek awards. Colleagues joined him on the night to help him celebrate last Monday in the packed Great Room at London’s Grosvenor House, hosted by Miles Jupp with more than 800 guests.
The biggest cheer of the night was reserved for our youngest person who received the spectacular trophy for reprographics trainee of the year. Ryan said he was ‘absolutely elated to have been named Trainee of the Year. “I had no knowledge of print at all before I started; I was initially interested in the creative aspect and that drew my attention to the sector. But now I like to see how complex the processes can get and understand the technical aspects’. “Amberley Labels has given me all the support I needed and I’ve never felt more welcome”
“Amberley has given me all the support I needed and I’ve never felt more welcome”
It was not an easy time at school for Ryan, ‘a bit like fitting a square peg into a round hole’. And then it all clicked into place when as a sixth former, he joined us here at Amberley labels on a modern apprenticeship in 2014. He now has attained a Level 3 NVQ diploma in digital pre-press and is a valued full time reprographics operator, creating PDF proofs, stepping files and focusing on a large-format venture for our company here in Blandford, Dorset.
Managing director Trevor Smith is “delighted Ryan grasped his opportunity”