Investing in the future
Flagmakers is part of the Specialised Canvas Group, which also includes Banner Box Print Solutions and Speciliased Canvas, located in our 25'000 square feet manufacturing facility in Chesterfield, just a two minute drive from junction 29a of the M1. As a group we we've always firmly believed in investing in our machinery to maintain our position at the forefront of our respective industries and more importantly to ensure we supply our customers with great value, outstanding quality products in a timely manner. In keeping with this, 2020 certainly has started with a bang with the recent installation of two new state-of-the-art machines that significantly enhance our capabilities and capacity.
3.2m G3 Zund CutterInvesting in our second automated Zund cutter means we are planning for the future, today! By doubling our cutting capacity we’ve ensured we won’t incur any bottle necks at the cutting point in our production process when inevitable spikes in demand occur, a key benefit to our customers when it comes to proving you with a fast and reliable service on both printed and sewn flags. Additionally, by now using automated machines to cut over 95% of our printed flags, we’re getting a cleaner more consistent cut of our materials and it is marginal gains like this that stack up and provide our customers with a superior finish on our products.
Cutting ServiceFinally, the installation of our second Zund has given us capacity beyond our currently necessity and ensures there is further room for growth, which is a very desirable position to be in, and means we can now offer a “cutting service” that is already proving extremely popular with businesses from a variety of industries. ✔ Printing & Graphics ✔ Automotive ✔ Clothing ✔ Defence ✔ Medical Check out a video of our automated Zund machine in action created by our sister company, Specialised Canvas.
MIMAKI TS55-1800Our second significant investment in January saw us add the Mimaki TS55-1800 to our already impressive line up of print machines, future proofing our business by further increasing our capacity and capabilities and in turn ensuring we will continue to provide our customers with exceptional quality print and service. When we decided now was the right time to upgrade our print machinery, we considered a variety of machines, but the Mimaki TS55-1800 stood out from the crowd, scoring very highly on our two most sought after criteria;