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Industry voice: BoOM

Industry PR | Book PR | Factory PRSTOP PRESS: In November 2017, this content PR campaign won a CIPR (Chartered Institute of Public Relations) Midlands PRide award for the Best Issues, Crisis or Reputation Management campaign.

Brief: EU Automation has worked with Stone Junction for five years. Each year, Stone Junction reinvents EU Automation’s PR campaign in line with the company’s marketing plan.


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In 2016, EU Automation began investing in high value linkable assets that would deliver long term PR and content value. The crowning glory amongst these assets is BoOM! The Book of Obsolescence Management – a 70 page book published digitally and in print and for sale on Amazon and other retail outlets. 

  • Create a high-value linkable asset explaining obsolescence management, between July 2016 and October 2016
  • Generate 350 requests for the book prior to launch day in October 2016
  • Deliver 10,000 visits to the BoOM landing page prior to launch day in October 2016
  • Garner 20 trade media clippings about the book in October 2016
  • Generate Twitter impressions of 100,000 on launch day
Industry PR | Book PR | Factory PRResults: 
  • 730 books downloaded or posted by request, in addition to Amazon sales. 
  • 17,000 pre-requests on the BoOM landing page. 
  • Number one in the Amazon Manufacturing chart for three weeks and the top ten for three months. 
  • Copies requested by ABB, Astra Zeneca, Scottish Water, Scottish Power, Tata Steel, Morrisons, Delphi, Siemens, Unilever and Rolls Royce as well as hundreds of other companies 
  • The book is currently rated 4.9 out of 5 on Amazon
  • European Automation’s sales have nearly doubled from £13.1M in 2015/2016 to £22.2M in 2016/2017

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Meet the team  Industry PR | Book PR | Factory PR

Stone Junction is managed by Richard Stone, whose previous experience includes PR campaigns for Arup, AIT Plc, CIENA, Parker Hannifin, Schneider Electric, SIG, SKF, Roche and WorldCom. Well over a decade in technical and technology PR has taught him that he is only just starting out. He is a very slightly geeky father of two who lives in Stafford with his long suffering wife, aforementioned children, dog and cat.

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