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Issue 156 - March 2015

Niche printing business for sale

After 30+ years of making decals for bicycles the current owner is wishing to retire and see the business develop further in the hands of an enthusiastic artisan.

With a worldwide customer base this well-respected business is easily run from a home-office and is relocatable as all sales are mail order. Whilst highly profitable the new owner will need to have an absolute passion for top quality artwork and print and ideally have an interest in cycling.

Sale to include:-
  • MIMAKI CJV30 printer and consumables
  • All current stocks of decals
  • Massive vector artwork collection from 30 years of detailed work
  • Specialist equipment and storage
  • Huge archive of original decals, back to 1920's
  • Customer base - trade and retail
  • Website and ebay presence
  • Goodwill and established brand

Worldwide mail-order sales to:-

  • Repeat trade customers.
  • Repeat and one-off retail customers.
  • New product launch and photoshoot work
  • One-off and bespoke work.
  • Design, development and proof work
  • Branding for artisan small volume frame builders.
  • Branding for importers of cycle frames and wheels.

OIRO £79K.

This is a lifestyle business which can be run from home at hours to suit.

NP around £33K p.a. but this could rise significantly with a slicker website and with a more pro-active approach to attracting additional business. The current owner chooses not to devote a full 36 hours a week to the business, but is assisted by a part-time sales/admin employee.

In the first instance and for further information please make contact by phone:- 07770 617151, or email:- This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

SIGN BUSINESS IN SPAIN FOR SALE

COSTA DEL SOL (Owner Relocating)

Established on the Costa del Sol for 22 years!

Excellent Reputation, Client Base & Growth Potential

Equipment Includes:Costa del sol map
  • Roland Versacamm VS 540
  • Summa D60 Plotter
  • 160 cm Hot / Cold Laminator
  • 153 cm Ezytaper
  • Hooping Aid
  • Swing Arm Heat Press
  • Sagetech 300 x 200 cm Wall Saw
  • Renault Master Van 2004
  • PC with Flexisign 10 installed, 32 inch DELL Monitor
  • Clarity Quotation Software
  • 5600 Laser Printer
  • Melco Amaya Embroidery Machine
  • Business Card Cutter
  • Large Stock Vinyl + Racks
  • Ladders & Scaffolding

Would need to be relocated as Premises have been sold - PRICE ON APPLICATION

FOR FURTHER DETAILS PLEASE EMAIL: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
or call 00 34 639 133 135

Issue 151 - July/Aug 2014

Transferable Start-up Sign Making business

Alternative to buying into a franchise

The main asset is probably the website (and transferable telephone number that works over broadband, if you're local).

    Other assets:
  • Graphtec CE5000-60 Vinyl cutter / plotter (cost £1300 + VAT)
  • Heat press - 38cm by 50cm (cost £750 + VAT)
  • CorelDraw X5 (cost about £300 - £400 + VAT)
  • Mobile Aluminium Scaffolding – 1.8m working platform – (Cost £495 + VAT)
  • Squeegee's, wipes etc.,
  • Metal application tape dispenser
  • T-shirts – Mostly Hanes heavy fabric – About 380 items
  • vinyl for signs
  • vinyl for banners
  • Vinyl for t-shirts
  • Blank banners (4 or 5 I think)
  • Tranfer papers for Laser printer.
  • OKI C821n Laser printer (Cost £900 with quarter filled tonors, and just paid £500 to replace all the toners)
  • Various extras

I calculated the cost of all this new was about £6k, and would only be after this as a selling price. £5k without the laser printer.

For further details:

Please contact Martin on 01784 770 595
or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Issue 149 - April 2014

EXHIBITION / DISPLAY / SIGN COMPANY FOR SALE

Long established profitable full service company with excellent reputation, established for over 25 years operating from 6500 sq ft premises in the south west.

Turnover £500,000

Sale to include all stock, machinery and equipment, option for leasehold or freehold premises, good local customer base and regional blue chip customers.

Excellent opportunity for growth.

For further details

Please call Alistair Glaze on 01823 275 777
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Ernest Wilson's Logo

SIGN MAKERS BUSINESS AND INVESTMENT PROPERTY

Substantial Property. Excellent Facilities.
Well Established. Strong Customer Base.

Sign Making and Vehicle Graphics
Massive Potential Here for More

Investment Property Returning £520 PCM
Taking £100,000 PA

REF 555625. EPC RATING D.
Business & Property £265,000
(Business £80,000, Property £185,000)
South Yorkshire

For further details visit www.ernest-wilson.co.uk

Issue 148 - Feb/March 2014

REPUTABLE SIGN COMPANY FOR SALE - OWNER RETIRING

Established over 30 years ago and operating from a 2,000ft leasehold facility in Oxfordshire, providing traditional signage for the brewery and hospitality sector. An excellent well established business which gains most of its business from client recommendation and the website.

Sale includes all stock, systems, equipment, machinery, two excellent vehicles and well recognised website. (Details on application)

Equipment includes:
  • Graphite Cutting Machine FC5100 linked to Signlab System
  • Roland Versicam digital printer VP 300
  • Easy mount laminator
  • Tek-cel CNC vacuum bed - max
  • Sliding bed circular saw bench
  • De wait radial saw
  • Metabo radial saw
  • Band saw.
  • Fully kitted out vw scaffold tower tools breaker etc.
Systems include:
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Sign Lab v8
  • Art Cam software and CNC machine 1360mm x 2560mm
Vehicles:
  • 2012 Fiesta Sport
  • VW crafter long wheelbase van
Facility:
  • 2,000sq ft. with well-equipped manufacturing area and offices, Currently with 3yr lease - easily extended

Asking price £120,000 includes all stock & equipment

Serious enquirers welcome to visit.

See www.creativepubsigns.co.uk

Issue 142 - April 2013

SIGN COMPANY - FOR SALE

Established in 1932

Turnover £350k - £450k

Blue chip clients.

Operates on a national basis.

Based in N.W. England.

Machinery list available.

Excellent management team in place.

£160,000

Contact Chris on 07731 737 452

Issue 139 - Nov/Dec 2012

SIGN BUSINESS FOR SALE - OWNER RELOCATING

Based in Central London. Established in 2006, producing a turnover of around £90k (one man band) with a healthy profit percentage.

Includes all stock, Mutoh Value Jet 1204, Mutoh Cutter 1200mm, various tools and goodwill.

High percentage of business is repeat and recommendations.

SHOP LEASE CAN BE EXTENDED IF NEEDED.

IDEAL FOR SOMEBODY WANTING TO EXPAND or START UP.

www.vizart.co.uk

MAKE ME AN OFFER!

020 7587 0087 / 07877 149 648

SIGN MAKING & EMBROIDERY BUSINESS - COSTA DEL SOL

TIRED OF WORKING IN WET & WINDY CONDITIONS IN GLOOMY UK ?
ESCAPE TO THE SUN !

Established on the costa del sol for 20 years

(Excellent reputation, client base & growth potential)

    Equipment Includes:
  • New Roland Versacamm VS 540
  • New Summa D60 Plotter
  • 153 cm Ezytaper, 72 cm Cold Laminator
  • Melco Amaya Embroidery Machine
  • Hooping Aid, Swing Arm Heat Press
  • Sagetech 300 x 200 cm Wall Saw
  • Renault Master Van 2004
  • New PC using Flexisign, 32 inch DELL Monitor
  • Clarity Quotation Software
  • Oki 5600 / OKI 610 C Transfer Laser Printers,
  • Business Card Cutter
  • Large Vinyl Stock & Racks, Stock of A-Boards
  • Scaffolding, Aluminium Cut Saw

Price on Application

2700 SQUARE FEET INDUSTRIAL UNIT AVAILABLE FOR RENTAL IF REQUIRED.

FOR FURTHER DETAILS PLEASE EMAIL : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Serious Enquiries Only)

Issue 137 - Jul/Aug 2012

SIGN BUSINESS FOR SALE - OWNER RELOCATING

Based in Central London. Established in 2006, producing a turnover of around £90k (one man band) with a healthy profit percentage.

Includes all stock, Mutoh Value Jet 1204, Mutoh Cutter 1200mm, various tools and goodwill.

High percentage of business is repeat and recommendations.

SHOP LEASE CAN BE EXTENDED IF NEEDED.

IDEAL FOR SOMEBODY WANTING TO EXPAND or START UP.

www.vizart.co.uk

OFFERS IN THE REGION OF 50k

020 7587 0087 / 07877 149 648

Issue 135 - Mar/Apr 2012

SIGN MAKING & EMBROIDERY BUSINESS - COSTA DEL SOL

TIRED OF WORKING IN WET & WINDY CONDITIONS IN GLOOMY UK ?
ESCAPE TO THE SUN !

Established on the costa del sol for 20 years

(Excellent reputation, client base & growth potential)

    Equipment Includes:
  • New Roland Versacamm VS 540
  • New Summa D60 Plotter
  • 153 cm Ezytaper, 72 cm Cold Laminator
  • Melco Amaya Embroidery Machine
  • Hooping Aid, Swing Arm Heat Press
  • Sagetech 300 x 200 cm Wall Saw
  • Renault Master Van 2004
  • New PC using Flexisign, 32 inch DELL Monitor
  • Clarity Quotation Software
  • Oki 5600 / OKI 610 C Transfer Laser Printers,
  • Business Card Cutter
  • Large Vinyl Stock & Racks, Stock of A-Boards
  • Scaffolding, Aluminium Cut Saw

Price on Application

2700 SQUARE FEET INDUSTRIAL UNIT AVAILABLE FOR RENTAL IF REQUIRED.

FOR FURTHER DETAILS PLEASE EMAIL : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Serious Enquiries Only)

SIGN MAKER - HARROW (Reduced price!)

Long established sole proprietor business ( 10 years ) with varied clientele and repeat business in all market segments. 90% of businesses are up market. Design, manufacturing and installation of all types of signs, large format printing, engraving, sheet metal work etc.

Specialised in stainless steel, 3D letters, fret cut, LED and complete digital print set up. Full range of plant and machinery on site. 4 large digital printers available. Digital print work currently on hold as business is busy with sign making.

Turnover is £200K with a staff of 3. Rent is £7K per annum and there is 3 years left on the lease. Owner manager is willing to stay on a commission basis salesman.

Asking price is £50K (was £100k) inclusive of plant, machinery and goodwill.

For more information phone Ken on 07736 50 3737

Issue 134 - Feb/Mar 2012

SIGN BUSINESS FOR SALE - Owner retiring

Based in Lincoln, established in 1970, producing a turnover of around £200,000 with a healthy percentage profit.

The sale includes all stock, an ARIZONA UV flatbed printer with roll attachment,vinyl plotters, various machinery and goodwill.

A very high percentage of business is repeat and recommendation.

2,500sq.ft. premises (Company owned) is available for rental if required.

View at www.petessigns.co.uk

OFFERS IN THE REGION OF £100,000

Initial contact:- 01522 681232 (Pete)

Issue 128 - April 2011

Investment opportunity

Long established medium scale manufacturing Sign Company invites industry professional to invest in our company.

Working from our modern, fully equipped 12,000 sq ft manufacturing plant we deliver multi site rolling programmes and corporate branding to nationwide clients.

The suitable investor would have previous or ongoing involvement in high quality and volume projects as the ability to increase sales and value to the company is paramount to this investment.

Our typical projects range from fret cut illuminated fascias and built up aluminium letters through to complete Retail and Business Park branding including large scale freestanding gantry signs.

The external investment is to allow the exit strategy of our major shareholder to develop further over the next 3 to 5 years. An investment or amalgamation with another sign company looking to develop their in-house manufacturing ability or countrywide coverage would also be of interest.

Location - North

Please contact - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Issue 127 - March 2011

SIGN MAKER - HARROW

Long established sole proprietor business ( 10 years ) with varied clientele and repeat business in all market segments. 90% of businesses are up market. Design, manufacturing and installation of all types of signs, large format printing, engraving, sheet metal work etc.

Specialised in stainless steel, 3D letters, fret cut, LED and complete digital print set up. Full range of plant and machinery on site. 4 large digital printers available. Digital print work currently on hold as business is busy with sign making.

Turnover is £200K with a staff of 3. Rent is £7K per annum and there is 3 years left on the lease. Owner manager is willing to stay on a commission basis salesman.

Asking price is £100K inclusive of plant, machinery and goodwill.

For more information phone Ken on 07736 50 3737

Issue 124 - Sept/Oct 2010

Live the dream....
Great opportunity for new start in a fantastic place to live!

NORTH CORNWALL SIGN COMPANY FOR SALE

Fantastic rare opportunity not to be missed. Great scope for major growth, loads of kit including van, great come back clients including the major college. NHS, large local garages, Building companies. Good looking unit with impressive reception.

£30,000
Tel 01208 72170 Cornwall landscape

MIDLANDS SIGN BUSINESS FOR SALE OWNERS RETIRING

To include all equipment, plotters, computers, wall saw, all stock, 2 vehicles good will and 2 excellent staff.

2,500 sq ft rented premises available, good rates.

Established over 30 years.
Average turnover £170,000.
ASKING £60,000.
CONTACT 07989 952903.

Issue 123 - July/Aug 2010

Sign shop for sale

This business has been established for over 5 years and is located on the east coast, supplying signs etc locally and has potential for growth.
The business is to be sold as a going concern, £25k to include equipment fixtures and fitting etc.

For more information please contact 01262 601704 quoting sign update.

Issue 122 - May 2010
Issue 121 - April 2010

SIGN BUSINESS FOR SALE

Based in good location near Southampton.
Turnover approx £150,000.

To include all equipment, stock and goodwill.
Established over 20 years with a good customer base.

Asking £80,000 Contact 07776 294023.
Issue 120 - March 2010

SIGN MAKER - HARROW

Long established sole proprietor business ( 10 years ) with varied clientele and repeat business in all market segments. 90% of businesses are up market. Design, manufacturing and installation of all types of signs, large format printing, engraving, sheet metal work etc.

Specialised in stainless steel, 3D letters, fret cut, LED and complete digital print set up. Full range of plant and machinery on site. 4 large digital printers available. Digital print work currently on hold as business is busy with sign making.

Turnover is £200K with a staff of 3. Rent is £7K per annum and there is 3 years left on the lease. Owner manager is willing to stay on a commission basis salesman.

Asking price is £100K inclusive of plant, machinery and goodwill.

For more information phone Ken on 07736 50 3737

Issue 119 - Jan/Feb 2010
Issue 116 - July/August 2009

Specialist in fabrication and engineering of plastics

South England
£1.28m turnover
Plastic fabrication, CNC machining, oven forming, vacuum forming, POS/ POP, signs and graphics and screen printing.

Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
or 01635 296149


Issue 115 - May/June 2009

SIGN BUSINESS FOR SALE

Long established sign business with wide client base in all market areas. Design, manufacturing and installation of all types of illuminated and non-illuminated signs, neon, large format printing, vehicle livery, sheet metal work, engraving, etc.

Excellent opportunity for sales-led growth for any national or international company looking for expansion.

Retirement sale.
Leasehold or Freehold (15,000 sq.ft).

Email enquiries to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Issue 112 -Jan/Feb 2009

Sign Business in the Sunny Algarve

This successful established and well
regarded Sign Company is in a prime
located area and has a showroom
with a separate 120 sq m workshop,
specializes in the Design Manufacture
& Installation of Signs and all types of
Promotional Media.
Asking £125k
For Further Information Contact 00351 968 726 546 or 00351 934 383 503 Or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Issue 110 -Sept/Oct 2008

SIGN BUSINESS FOR SALE

200k turnover, approx 25% net profit
Based in Southampton, all stock, machinery and goodwill.
90% repeat and recommended work.
Busy for previous 3yrs and still growing.

Offers Please. 07879 454 457

ESTABLISHED SIGN COMPANY

Based Bath/NE Somerset, sales growing £200,000pa,
wide client base across many sectors, extensive,
modern equipment and opportunity for sales
- led growth, experienced design and production staff,
low overheads, retirement sale,
orderly handover, excellent opportunity.

Leasehold £150,000.

Tel: Everett Masson & Furby
01934 835566 quote reference M22699L

Issue 109 - July/August

SIGN COMPANY

Guide £215,000

South coast long established sign company is now being offered for sale.

This successful and well regarded company specialises in the design, manufacture and installation of signs plus offers wide format printing.
Turnover last year: 335k + vat

Enquiries to 07967 355210

GRAPHICS COMPANY

Acquire a profitable, long established graphics company
(Owners wish to retire)

-Signs -Screenprint -Large Format -Vinyl Cutting -Exhibitions -Vehicle Livery

Situated in South West Wales
Principals only to Owners
07961 075 784

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
in strictest confidence.

ENGRAVING AND SIGN BUSINESS

  • GLASS ENGRAVING
  • COMPUTER ENGRAVING MACHINES AND MANUAL
  • KEY CUTTING, TROPHIES AND NUMBER PLATES
  • LEASE HOLD PREMISES

Reason for selling: Retirement

 

ASKING PRICE £18,500

 

tel 01268 730687

 


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