We are proud to work with some of the leading organisations in a wide range of markets including electronics, IT, telecommunications, healthcare, tourism, leisure, hospitality, inward investment, printing, sustainable transport, arts and culture, and many others. Some of our past and present clients include:

Artesyn Embedded Technologies

AET_logo_rgb_LRArtesyn Embedded Technologies is a global leader in the design and manufacture of reliable power conversion and embedded computing solutions for a range of industries including communications, computing, medical, military, aerospace and industrial.

Changing Tracks

Working with Northamptonshire County Council, CHANGING Northamptonshire_County_CouncilTRACKS is an EU-funded, contemporary visual and digital art project that will create a series of new temporary outdoor artworks by international artists that respond to former railway lines, their heritage and local environment.

citizens-eye-logo Citizens’ Eye

Founded in 2008, the Citizens’ Eye Community News Agency was established to enable community people in Leicester and Leicestershire to become ‘Citizen Reporters’ and provide a news gathering platform for current and relevant news to the third sector. Citizens’ Eye now boasts more than 20 volunteer run Community News Agencies covering areas from mental health and green issues to a news agency for ex-offenders.

Concurrent-Technologies-Logo-two-colorConcurrent Technologies

Concurrent Technologies has, since its establishment in 1985, developed a wide range of high performance single board computer products based on Intel® CPU technology, for use in critical embedded applications.Designed to be used in both commercial and rugged environments, our products are used by many of the world’s leading integrators within the defence, security, aerospace, telecommunications, transportation, medical and industrial markets.


EDCO Seal and Supply Limited is one of Europe’s leading suppliers of sealing products. EDCO has proven expertise in supplying high quality sealing products to organisations in a range of UK, European and global markets including oil and gas, petrochemical, semi-conductor industries, motorsport, distributors, aerospace and manufacturing.

emersonEmerson Network Power, Embedded Computing & Power

The Embedded Computing & Power business of Emerson Network Power enables original equipment manufacturers and systems integrators to develop better products quickly, cost effectively and with less risk. The business builds on the acquired heritage of industry leaders such as Motorola Computer Group, Force Computers, Astec and Artesyn. Manufacturers of equipment for communications, defense, aerospace, medical, industrial and automation markets can trust Emerson’s proven track record of business stability and technology innovation.

“Having worked with Shreek for the past several years, he has consistently delivered results across a range of marketing and communications disciplines including PR, advertising, event management, direct marketing and many more. His professionalism and industry knowledge has been integral to our growth and success.  We look forward to continuing to work with him at Sandstar Communications to support our global marcoms activities.”

Brian Brown, Vice President & General Manager–Marketing and Services, Embedded Computing, Emerson Network Power

FIPTFoxton Locks Festival

Foxton Locks Festival offers a great day out for all of the family and takes place from 29-30 June 2013 at Foxton Locks near Market Harborough in Leicestershire. The Festival is run entirely by volunteers from the Foxton Inclined Plane Trust.

Go Travel Solutions


Go Travel Solutions is a consultancy focused on bringing together the best in transport, environmental and marketing practice. The company works in collaboration with leading transport consultants, operators and marketeers, to tailor solutions to the requirements of customers. These companies include Arriva, Commonwheels, Hab Housing, Highways Agency, Pick Everard and Transport for London.

“At Go Travel Solutions we require our public relations service to have the ability and attitude to add value to our work. Simon Gribbon delivers consistently on both, offering outstanding value, clear expertise in public relations and media plus an attitude that is always both friendly and professional.”

Robin Pointon, Managing Director, Go Travel Solutions

Leicestershire-Rutland-ProHelp-Logo-200Leicestershire & Rutland ProHelp

ProHelp is a group of professional firms who are committed to making a difference in the community by offering their services for free to community organisations in need of support. ProHelp is the UK’s only multi-sector professional firm network and as such both provides members with opportunities to meet with and work alongside other professions, and acts as a valuable ‘one-stop’ resource to community organisations.

lonmarkLonMark International

LonMark International is a non-profit corporation supporting the testing and certification of products, people and companies supporting the ISO/IEC 14908 body of standards. Its nearly 400 members manufacture, distribute, develop, install or use systems based on these standards. LonMark International provides peer-review based certification guidelines and testing for products, people and companies. There are close to 500 interoperable products certified and listed on the LonMark website and over 600 people have been certified as LonMark Certified Professionals.

Martin & CoMartin & Co

Martin&Co is the Hinckley franchise of the national lettings and estate agent, providing property management services in the Hinckley area.





N.A.T. EuropeNAT-Logo

Founded in 1990 with the aim of developing high-performance network interfaces for industrial computers, N.A.T is a privately owned and financed company with headquarters in Bonn, Germany. The company has developed substantial knowledge in networking technologies across a wide range of open, standards-based architectures including VMEbus, CompactPCI, PCI, PCI Express, PMC, Industry Pack Modules, and M-Modules. N.A.T. was at the forefront when the AdvancedTCA, MicroTCA and AMC standards were introduced and is today one of the leading suppliers for board and system level products based on AMC and MicroTCA.




Tech4i2 was founded in 2000 and is a global consultancy specialising in innovation and inclusion research for policy makers. In the last four years, Tech4i2 has undertaken 44 projects alone and with high-profile partners with a value of more than 8 million euros. The company has completed projects in every part of the UK and in more than 50 countries throughout the world.




VadaTech provides innovative embedded computing solutions that offer superior performance density for high-reliability requirements.  With a unique combination of electrical, mechanical, software, and system-level expertise, VadaTech provides commercial and rugged computing solutions for a wide variety of industries.

vivaitViva IT

From a history of providing enterprise level IT solutions to small and medium businesses, Viva IT now develops and deploys a range of bespoke web applications that have proven vital in improving the efficiency and running of businesses, and are now considered mission-critical systems.