Full colour, abrasion and chemical resistant
Dye-Sublimation works by printing onto a carrier substrate, this is then heat fused onto a thin metallic sticker. This is then bonded directly onto a machine or onto a control panel.
This offers a more cost effective way of producing premium labelling that is more resistant to abrasion and chemical damage, but without the cost of ano-printing. We used to outsource this process, but realising that this was very valuable to our clients we acquired a company that specialised in this service so that we could bring it in house.
We "eat our own dogfood", manufacturing 25K signs a month, 100% on demand and selling through our direct retail safety sign business. We design and make so fast it feels like we are picking the signs of the shelf & our customers consistently rate our service as 5 out of 5 stars.
Not everyone at Viking Signs is an engineer, but our MD and Chairman are and they have put robust engineering principles at the heart of everything that we do.
As an active member of MakeUK, the manufacturers' organisation - we do our bit to support the UK manufacturing industry and its vast contribution to the wider economy.
Quality Standards help to build trust, but we also appreciate the discipline of going through external accreditation to stress test our processes and to show we are actually doing what we say we do.
Made In Britain
We are proud to make all our products in the UK, sure we bring in raw materials, but all the processing is done here. As much as we love real ale and sausage rolls, our pride really comes from the power of distributed, lean, on demand manufacturing. Making locally means supply chains are more secure, transport CO2 is dramatically reduced and Just In Time becomes much more feasible.
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