SPECIALIST SIGNMAKERS

About Us

Sign 2000 was formed in 1988 and today operates as one of the UK’s leading sign organisations providing services to a number of blue chip clients in various market sectors.

Our offer is tailored to suit all individual client requirements, with one-off bespoke projects, and multi-national roll-out programmes.

Solutions are provided utilising our extensive in house facilities providing us with stringent control over both quality and lead times.

Following success in the UK market, Sign 2000 are also one of the founder members of “The Sign Alliance”, a dynamic association of strategically positioned European Sign manufacturers operating on an information sharing basis, providing solutions to large corporate organisations with a centrally managed but locally implemented service to minimise logistical impact, and to thus operate an Environmentally aware service that reduces Carbon Footprints.

Mission Statement

Our company ethos is:-

  • To ensure Sign 2000 operate as a corporate and socially responsible company.
  • To continually monitor, review and improve our environmental awareness and practices.
  • To deliver what we promise.
  • To make us a company people want to work for and to work with.
  • To always communicate best practice, including advice on suitability of appropriate materials.
  • To regularly monitor our own performance and drive improvement across all departments within the business.
  • To ensure our staff are specifically trained to meet each individual clients requirements and build long term working relationships.
  • To provide commitment to continual long term re-investment in both people and equipment to ensure we are able to facilitate ongoing client demands.

Health and Safety

Sign 2000 are certified OHSAS 18001 the accreditation demonstrating conformity with health and safety legislation and better working practices.

In excess of 10% of our current staff are trained and have received certification in either the NEBOSH or lOSH nationally recognised health & safety schemes.

This ensures we have a monitoring and active advisory presence covering all in house manufacture disciplines and external work disciplines.

Full copies of all policies, including risk assessments, are available upon request including information in relation to:

  • Employee induction procedures.
  • Staff training and communication.
  • Auditing and assessment.
  • Review and information updating.

Our compliance with legislation and ongoing performance is monitored and audited by an external Health & Safety specialised consultant.

Environment

Sign 2000 are an ISO 14001 accredited organisation. This is an internationally recognised environmental standard demonstrating sound environmental practice and green credentials by controlling the impact of a companies activities, product or services on the environment.

We believe structure and process should always be the servant of good and sound business.

We are currently working with and advising a number of leading retail organisations with their carbon reduction policies, this includes recommendation of new technology materials and manufacture processes.

Our internal environmental awareness and practices follow a cascading process from our Managing Director to key Directors and Departmental Managers through to all personnel.

We advise our staff on:

  • What we want them to do, but keep change simple.
  • Advise on what can be achieved as a whole if all personnel contribute their own small bit.
  • Make change in our practices part of our staffs lifestyle and therefore easy to accommodate.
  • Inspire staff to make simple adjustments to their day to day behaviour.

We will consistently review and monitor our waste and asset purchases, ie:- Vehicles and plant etc, to ensure we take the most sensible and ethical options in relation to environmental impact, future energy consumption, and emission life cycle costs.

All key material suppliers are engaged with to promote best industry practice and achieve a closed loop recycling policy.

Accreditations

Our company accreditations and affiliations include:

  • BS EN 1090-1:2009 + A1:2011 EXC Class 2
  • ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Standard.
  • ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management Standard.
  • OHSAS 18001:2007 Occupational Health & Safety Management Standard.
  • Greenachiever Scheme.
  • Investors In People.
  • Sedex accredited.
  • Member of the British Sign & Graphics Association.
  • Member of the British Safety Council.
  • Member of the Brittania Safe Contractors Scheme.
  • Member of the International Sign Association.
  • Altius Vendor Assured.
  • Constructionline accredited.
  • Eurosafe CDM compliant.