The largest element is screen-printing signage offering the ability to provide customised designs including large formats, from one offs to high volumes runs, which meet all clients needs.
Developed centuries ago in China, screen printing is a way of supporting a complex stencil by attaching it to a mesh. The very first techniques used a web of human hair, followed by loose woven silk stretched on a frame. Now nylon fabric or metal meshes are used, but the basic principle is the same. The ink is pushed through the mesh using a rubber blade or ‘squeegee’ and prints onto the paper or fabric where it is not blocked by the stencil. Still a major form of commercial printmaking, it was much used by the pop artists in the 1960s, especially Andy Warhol, who was also commenting on the predominance of printed images and their iconic power.
The 3,000 sq ft facility is located in Hove on the edge of the busy port of Shoreham. The company has been providing signage and a range of other services for the last 30 years and still retains many of its original clients and an ever growing client base. Much new trade business comes from word of mouth and Milterbest is a "Buy With Confidence Approved Supplier" with Brighton & Hove Trading Standards.
A key area is estate agent boards, which has seen a significant change in the recent credit crunch, with much more emphasis on letting as opposed to sales. Contrary to press speculation, Milterbest is providing signage to many new letting companies.
Estate Agent boards include For Sale/To Let boards, T Boards, V Boards, Flag boards and Slips to promote when Sold or Let.
What makes Milterbest different is its flexibility to meet varying customers needs; creativity when laying down designs, speed and great service with the human touch. Milterbest will produce the initial designs, prepare the origination, or work from your designs and artwork.
Milterbest pride themselves on the quality of its work, customer service and understand the requirement for short lead times in what is a very competitive market place.