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A little about us…

Avant-Tout provides small and medium size businesses with the opportunity to compete effectively and add value to their clients by allowing them to focus on core strengths, removing administration and improving their capability. This is achieved with our four core offerings:

  • Providing management services to deliver clients’ strategies

  • Creating opportunities for clients to network across regional groups

  • Enhancing communication within the supply chain

  • Providing skills to support business growth

Let’s focus on our strengths….

It allows you to create time in your activities to plan, act and lead. Focus on the real value within the organisation.
Established in 2001, Avant-Tout brings professional services to clients in the manufacturing and industrial sectors.


A little about Debbie….


Managing Director of Avant-Tout Ltd and Co-Founder of Women in Packaging UK Ltd.

With over 25 years in the print and packaging industry, Debbie has experience in a number of senior positions and sectors.

Her working life started at Harlands of Hull, a label producer where she managed accounts using her modern languages degree to deal with both UK and French clients.

After a period at Gilchrist Brothers, working in reprographics and completing an MBA, Debbie then moved to DS Smith and became the General Manager for their Pre-Print business, working to supply blue chip FMCG customers across Europe.

In 2001 she established Avant-Tout (Management Services) Ltd, taking advantage of a niche market to provide key skills within the industry.  This focused on delivering technical capability, account management and project delivery in multi-language environments.

Avant-Tout now supports businesses through a number of services especially in improving communication and networking channels and organising major events.  Debbie is a Consultant Director of EFIA UK Ltd, Director of FTA Europe and represents EFIA on the GPMA.

With a passion for developing broader capabilities in the industry, Debbie has also co-founded Women in Packaging.  This is an initiative to connect, support and recognise female employees across the diverse packaging industry: from packaging concept through to delivery to the consumer.

She is also a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of Stationers and Newspaper Makers and is a keynote speaker on print and packaging issues.


Sunday, April 8th, 2018 at 2:01pm
Happy Easter to all our customers, suppliers, business partners, employees and friends. #HappyEaster https://t.co/JdlxlJQbBb PackagingDebbie photo
Sunday, April 8th, 2018 at 2:00pm
Learn the 5 mistakes that keep brands from adopting intelligent packaging #SimplifyMyPackaging #Innovation @Eskocompany https://t.co/iAyWWW3NEi https://t.co/4zUijWZBIu PackagingDebbie photo
Sunday, April 8th, 2018 at 2:00pm
Taghleef Industries wishes you Happy #Easter! https://t.co/oOtnzAOC89 PackagingDebbie photo



Client Management

Providing management services to deliver clients’ strategies

Project Delivery
Managing and controlling the concept to deliver process: beginning with artwork creation through to completing the finished product whilst enhancing communication through the supply chain.

Events Management

 Creating opportunities for clients to network across regional groups through managed events.

Business Translation Services

Bespoke translation suited to your clients and needs

Research & Training
Providing skills to support business growth



Clients and Partnerships – All together, as one


Print, your knowledge

Print, your knowledge

Friday, April 20th, 2018 at 8:35am
Check out these four examples where the #packaging makes #marketing magic... https://t.co/9monhb1WMJ https://t.co/yO7NpUy35h Womeninpackuk photo
Wednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 9:55am
Take a look at these 5 clever #packaging ideas that will inspire you... https://t.co/fTY4DZif57 https://t.co/xsviwCGqjk Womeninpackuk photo
Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 at 6:05am
Do you have employees that want to undertake short courses to develop their workplace skills? If so, your employee could be eligable to apply for a Print Futures Award of up to £1,500. Applications are open to UK residents aged 18-30 https://t.co/k3fYqkrylj https://t.co/Q79NXnx28c EFIA2 photo
Tuesday, April 10th, 2018 at 9:05am
BOBST Assault Course Fun Day - Give it a go and see what fun it can be. Who will achieve the best time? Come and join us! https://t.co/APsxnmbz2T https://t.co/Hken0aSzbO EFIA2 photo
Monday, April 9th, 2018 at 7:00am
FTA Diamond Awards Sponsors and Winners Announced... https://t.co/f4qEYGx58F https://t.co/NiksolI0W4 EFIA2 photo




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