The IBIS Senior Management Team

The IBIS senior management team and founding partners include three Oxford and Cambridge engineering graduates.


John Cracknell (Managing Director)

40 years experience of book-binding machinery design and supply, including 20 years as Engineering Director with Heidelberg, AM and Harris.


Our mission and values

Our Mission:

We are committed to supplying high quality products and services which delight our customers and increase their profitability, so that they purchase from us in the future

Our Values:

Commitment : We are committed to bringing success to our customers.

Openness: We communicate honestly and frankly.

Integrity: We conduct ourselves correctly and deliver what we promise at all times.

Technical excellence: We take pride in high standards of engineering and providing maximum benefits to end-users.

Mark Firth (Engineering Director)

32 years experience of Print Finishing, specialising in system controls.


Martin Reed (Director of Manufacturing and Customer support)

34 years experience of book-binding machinery manufacture and supply.


Kim Price (Finance Director)

A Chartered Accountant who serves as Finance Director and Company Secretary in both the commercial and charity sectors, including 30 years’ experience in the print industry.