Genus is the trading name of J & J Negus Ltd, which has been trading since 1974 from its headquarters in Warwickshire. Employing 30 staff it services customers in over 60 countries worldwide.

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About Us

Traditionally the supplier of microfilm consumables to the bureau trade, the company has expanded in various connected markets where it has gained expertise over the last 43 years.

We now offer digital preservation solutions, digital to microfilm, microfilm scanning, document management software, paper scanning, book scanning, equipment service, large format, print, and web-hosted document archiving.


ISO 9001:2008
ISO 27001:2013

Imaging Hardware

A complete range of book, document, microfilm and large format equipment.

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Digitisation Solutions

Digitisation, conversion and reformatting services offering an end to end solution.

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Worldwide distributor of a complete range of consumable and scanning technology.

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Technical Support

A complete range of support for on and off-site, contract and ad-hoc coverage.

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Content Management

Document and Asset Management solutions providing both internal server and hosted Cloud solutions..

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End to end provision of print, graphic and web design requirements.

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Genus is a business which values its customers and goes out of its way to help them. Not only does it have the equipment and an experienced team but also the processes to deliver consistent quality images with a deep understanding of the heritage digitisation process.- Richard Heaton, Managing Director of Luminary Trading
Informative, engaging, practical. Didn't hide any pitfalls and what to expect.- Marcus D.Wardle, The Hockey Museum
Years in Business
Customers Worldwide
Members of Staff
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