UK Enterprise Awards 2018

122 SME NEWS / UK Enterprise Awards 2018 , UKE18114 Ultimately, innovation does not only come in the form of new products but also with existing skills that many sign manufacturers are lacking due to inexperience and the loss of the knowledge on how to work with various metals, finishes and pushing the boundaries in what is possible in manufacturing. As evidence of this, over the years John Anthony Signs’ production has regularly been awarded contracts based on its ability to manufacture a unique product that a previous supplier has said was impossible to build. LED technology continues to strengthen and enable opportunities to push the boundaries with illuminated letters meaning that the firm’s creative team are constantly reducing thickness, depth and letter stroke as they continue to innovate in that area and offer clients the solutions they need, which will remain a key focus as the company looks towards a bright future. this refreshing and our staff are fulfilled as they are empowered to make key decisions to get the job done on time and on budget. We have a real sense of team work as each department fulfils its duties and assignments to ensure that our client’s needs are met.” John Anthony Signs Ltd is a premier UK based sign and graphics manufacturer, drawing on its vast industry experience both nationally and internationally to create stunning solutions for its valued clients. We invited Sales and Marketing Director David Fagg to tell us more about the firm and the services it offers. Best Sign & Graphics Manufacturer 2018 - Essex vital, and as such all of our signs are tailor-made by our own highly skilled workforce from our 20,000 sq.ft factory in Rayleigh.” Being based in UK but supporting clients around the world, this quality focused approach has been vital to achieving success for John Anthony Signs, as David highlights. “Over the years, our firm has manufactured and despatched signs into 52 countries worldwide and this is largely due to overseas clients recognising the quality of UK sign manufacturing and project management. We continue to win large overseas projects where the manufacture is complex and the project management challenging. Clients recognise that they need to pay a premium to achieve quality products that can represent their brand. Our factory is based in Rayleigh, Essex which is ideal for international air freight and ideal for the interface with major architects and design houses that are so prevalent in the capital.” This focus on quality would be impossible without dedicated and committed staff, and as such David is eager to showcase the hard work his team undertakes. He also praises the internal culture and leadership that has helped drive the firm to the success it enjoys today. “Internally, our culture has been built over many years and the team take a proactive attitude to the opportunities and challenges that we face. Our clients find With over 50 years’ experience and a reputation for technical innovation, product quality and excellent service, John Anthony Signs has the proven experience, depth of knowledge, unrivalled expertise and project management skills in providing a wide variety of high quality signs at competitive prices. Thanks to this vast industry expertise, today the firm is a leading sign manufacturer providing a comprehensive design, manufacture, installation and sign maintenance service. From initial design concepts through R&D, visualisation, site surveys, manufacture and installation, the entire process is undertaken by its highly skilled and qualified team who work direct with designers, architects, shopfitters, contractors and end users to interpret designs with innovation, expertise and practicality. David outlines the techniques that the firm employs to ensure that every project has a successful outcome. “Here at John Anthony Signs, we are committed to applying the highest standards of excellence in the quality of our product, service and processes, so that we can develop positive, satisfied customers for every project. To achieve this, we have the flexibility to respond to our customer’s needs and an attitude that contributes positively to our customers and to our internal working environment. Quality is also John Anthony Signs Ltd Company: John Anthony Signs Ltd Contact: David Fagg, Sales & Marketing Director Address: Claydons Lane, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 7UU, UK Phone: 01268 777333 Web Address: Marketing Director David Fagg