With 50 years in the industry, you can have confidence in our ability to design, manufacture and deliver your next project. We are passionate about helping customers find the best solution for their project and offer solutions appropriate for all applications. We pride ourselves on manufacturing great quality and aesthetically pleasing products that are easy to install and built to last. We take the same care on all orders, large and small, to ensure they are delivered on-time and meet expectations.
Signco Limited, was formed by Jack Dawes and Dr. Humphrey Chamberlain to take on the, then, market leader in peg letterboards and planning systems, Movitex Limited. Signco became the market leaders for these products in less than 15 years. Both these founding families retain their interest and involvement in the business covering the last 47 years.
Signfix was established by Bob Heard and John Snow. The business evolved from a shed in Axbridge, when the engineers created a sign fixing to attach signs to poles, bringing about the creation of sign fix channel and sign fixings, hence the name Signfix.
Signco Limited became the manufacturer of both aluminium and wood framed noticeboards for ACCO office equipment, which were supplied through their international distribution network.
Exterior noticeboards were initially added to the product portfolio to provide exterior solutions to display peg letterboards. The contemporary Scroll noticeboard range, a Design Award finalist, broadened the scope of Signco’s noticeboard range. These additions accommodated a variety of inserts, including fabric and cork pinboards, dry-wipe whiteboards and custom options.
Over the years, users of the Signco Scroll noticeboard range included Royal Mail and major cinema chains Odeon and VUE.
Signfix becomes Signfix Systems acquiring case system noticeboards, Lynester, Modular Post and Panel systems and Infocurve Monoliths.
Signco acquired the STAX-i & STAX-X modular wayfinding sign systems from Esselte-Letraset. They continued to supply the overseas Esselte-Letraset regional offices, as well as the UK trade distribution, through Signco’s subsidiary Stax Sign Systems Limited.
Signfix was bought out by the IDEX Corporation but remained a UK manufacturer.
Signco Limited supplied and installed changeable and general signs in the first international multiplex cinema. This took place in Leipzig, East Germany following the fall of the Berlin wall, after which we supplied UCI’s first cinema in Japan.
Signco Limited hived up its subsidiary Stax Sign Systems Limited to form Signconex Limited. This provided a single point of contact for the businesses broader range of trade sign products.
Signconex was awarded the ‘poster case rebranding project’ by the Warner Cinemas in the UK, following their acquisition of the newly formed VUE cinemas.
Sign Post Solutions took over Signfix and became part of a consortium of sign companies servicing the commercial and traffic industry. Peter Moore, MD of Tipton in the West Midlands, ran the steel fabrication business while Signfix ran aluminium fabrication for commercial signage.
Signconex Limited acquired stock and tooling for the Variatex changeable letter systems from Grafityp in Belgium. This further complemented Signconex’s own felt groove letterboard products, popular with the hospitality marketplace.
Susan Biddle, Hamish Paterson and Jeremy Reeves bought out Signfix Systems and rebranded to Signscape Systems, as a trade signage manufacturer and fitter.
Signconex Limited merged with Signscape Systems and moved its production and operations from Bury, Greater Manchester to Upper Langford, Bristol.
Signconex and Signscape Systems completed the merge of their operations and became Signscape AND Signconex Ltd.
Signscape and Signconex Limited is taken under new leadership through appointment of Spencer West as Managing Director.
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