Established in 1982, Symbol is a creative design, print and sign company that has recently gone completely digital after 30 years of traditional screen-printing.
They boast a new and impressive production facility that includes a Mimaki JFX200-2531, Mimaki UCJV300 and Esko Kongsberg X24 Starter, all purchased from CMYUK, the UK's largest independent supplier of large format digital printers, cutting equipment and materials.
The purchase of a new, larger premises was a huge undertaking, essential for company growth. Paul Walker, MD at Symbol, says: “The overall project was quite stressful as we not only moved but needed new printers and cutters to kit the new production facility out. Thanks to the constant, organized help from CMYUK we managed it and can now work so much more efficiently and scale up our company. We received fantastic on-site training that was vital in order to prevent time-wasting.”
The equipment purchased from CMYUK has allowed Symbol to expand their creativity – crucial in a market that thrives on innovation.
The Mimaki JFX200-2531 has twice the printing area of the 2513. The choice of inks, including white and clear, offer unlimited creative opportunities, with the capability to print to a wide range of substrates. The UCJV300-160 has combined functionality for UV LED printing and cutting, covering a wide range of applications, from quick projects with short delivery times to avant-garde signboards. The Kongsberg X24 Starter comes as standard with multiple tools for sample making, signage and display production, offering a broad selection of tools and providing high-quality results.
Established in 1982, Symbol specialises in safety signage
“It was a pleasure working with Symbol to assist them in taking their business in a new direction,” says Jason McNulty, Senior Digital Sales Consultant at CMYUK, “The customer had the vision of what they wanted and CMYUK had the products, knowledge and support to make this happen.”