Discovering The Leading Players And Their Outstanding Works

A number of signage players in India deserve recognition for their competencies in production of best quality graphic prints and execution of landmark projects. These players have come of age and boast of their state-of-the-art production setups equipped with latest machines and technologies. They give long-term trust to their clients through quality and efficiency in their works and services. Sign & Graphics compiles here some of them selected from different cities with a focus on their works.

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V.V.T. Communications (Noida)
Automotive solutions provider
Alok Hutchinson
Alok Hutchinson

Based out of Noida (Delhi-NCR), V.V.T. Communications is a leading automotive solutions organisation which deals not only in signage and graphic projects but also fixtures and corporate furniture, particularly for its automotive clients. Automotive segment holds 90 percent of the company’s overall business turnover.

Having been in the industry over the last two and a half decades, V.V.T. Communications provides services for corporate identity, sales identity and branding collaterals. “Our execution records include launches of global brands like KIA and Morris Garages (MG) in India along with brand refresh of Hyundai, Piaggio, Eicher, Renault, Tata, Ashok Leyland, Maruti Suzuki and other major automotive players,” informs Alok Hutchinson, Vice President, V.V.T. Communications Pvt Ltd.

V.V.T. Communications has also done pilot/flagship sites for auto companies such as KIA, MG, Renault, Eicher, Piaggio which included value engineering and R&D support. The company has a facility of more than 40000 sq ft area equipped with a line of advanced machines handled by a 150 plus manpower. For technical support and raw material assistance the company has certification and preferred collaboration with best multinational brands.

Classic Signage (Jaipur)
A characteristic sign maker
Deepak Maheshwari
Deepak Maheshwari

Started 22 years ago in a challenging signage market, Classic Signage in Jaipur has been a household name in production and execution of unparalleled signage solutions today. The signage company altered apathetic displays into enormously absorbing solutions, setting in a new revolution in sign making with close partnership with multinational conglomerates like 3M. The company also operates dedicatedly in verticals such as environment and worker safety.

“We are not only flawless in the signage sector but also have guts to enter in a new world of solar establishment. Being a sovereign in the sector, when it comes to solar industry nobody would be dominating us at first place,” says Deepak Maheshwari, Director, Classic Signages Pvt Ltd. Advanced and contemporary solar appliances with adept personals accentuate Classic Signage with firm determination and audacious attitude that eventually grounds its business stability.

Classic Signage is always in creative mode and has lot to do with its in-house advanced machine portfolio comprising modern CNC equipments. Its production setup is spread across 6000 sq ft area. As per the route which is being taken by Classic Signage it clearly indicates that the company has a special business instinct that makes it different from the rest. Its clientele consists of a cluster of esteemed corporate biggies from diverse sectors, viz. State Bank of India, Bank of Baroda, Axis Bank, ICICI, IOCL, HPCL, BPCL, Reliance, ICICI and enumeration still continues. Deepak conclusively mentions that Classic Signage is not complacent yet as it has lot to rule on and boost more.

Amreesh Neon (Thane)
Retail store branding expert
Manish Thakkar
Manish Thakkar

Generis of Amreesh Neon is dating back to 50 years. Today this signage player in Thane is emerged as a professional retail branding provider and an effective signage manufacturing company. Specialised in indoor and outdoor signage solutions, Amreesh Neon’s focus is in-store branding projects on turnkey basis. “From a humble beginning in Bhandup in Mumbai, we are today have the command to execute all sorts of signage projects at pan-India level,” says Manish Thakkar, Managing Director, Amreesh Neon Private Limited.

The production facility of the company at Bhiwandi is equipped with a portfolio of high-end machines. The portfolio consists of HP Latex 560, AXYZ CNC router, Graphtec plotter, SS bending machine, laser engraver, edge bending machine, etc. The facility has different divisions for metal fabrication, acrylic moulding and buffing, wooden fabrication and paint booth. Amreesh Neon engages in services including signage, furniture & fixtures, store rollouts and visual merchandising.

Amreesh Neon has a team of 250 plus staff. The company has so far executed projects in more than 10,000 sites all over India. Some of the key customers of the company include Isuzu Motors, Hyundai, Honda, Kia Motors, Yamaha, Samsonite, American Tourister, Kohler, Maruti Suzuki, Mercedes Benz, Eicher, Mahindra, Avenue Supermarts, Reliance Petroleum, among others. Amreesh Neon boasts of 75 percent repeat business from its customers.

YFA Advertising & Marketing (New Delhi)
Customers’ first choice

New Delhi-based YFA Advertising & Marketing is a vibrant, multifaceted, progressive and professionally managed advertising and graphic arts company which blends in its folds, creativity and expertise in indoor and outdoor graphics. “20 years back we started as a signage and digital printing company and in the span of two decades we have successfully executed signage and branding projects for top corporate brands across diverse industrial segments like railways, automotive, retail, fleet, etc,” says Irfan Khalid, Director, YFA Advertising & Marketing Private Limited.

Production facility of the company is located separately in Faridabad (Delhi-NCR), which is of a floor area of 17,000 sq ft, equipped with four printers (three Roland eco-solvent and a HP Latex), two cutting plotters (Roland & Graphtec), two CNC routers (AXYZ & Mehta Cad Cam), EZ channel letter bending machine, EZ spot laser welder for channel letters, Dewalt multi saw, two Dewalt steel cutters, acrylic cutting machine, sheet cutting machine and other miscellaneous tools for fabrication.

YFA Advertising & Marketing has been working for a chunk of corporate customers like Titan Industries, Ashok Leyland, Force Motors, Michelin India Tyres, MRF Tyres, SML Isuzu, Maruti Suzuki, Reliance Industries, Reliance Brands, Marks & Spencers, Puma Sports India, Benetton, Urban Ladder, Mont Blanc, Jimmy Choo, Michael Kors, Armani Sxchange, Satya Paul, Domino’s Pizza, Godrej and others. “Our highly experienced and skilled work force combined with our state-of-the-art machinery help us achieve our vision of being the ‘first choice’ to fulfil the brand visibility needs of our customers,” says Irfan.

Glow Ad (Bhopal)
An ideal and trustful player
Nitin Chuke
Nitin Chuke

Bhopal-based Glow Ad is one of the leading sign makers whose state-of-the-art production facility is equipped with a line of advanced machines. The company is an authorised 3M Convertor. The company has built a trust among its customers with its efficiency in print and production. Nitin Chuke of Glow Ad, who is on the helm of the company, says that they have the pride of being a player serving a host of corporate companies for years in and around Bhopal.

Since its inception in the year 1996, Glow Ad keeps upgrading its production setup from one level to another, adopting the latest and upgraded line of printers, laser engravers, CNC routers and finishing machines. The line consists of Roland eco-solvent printer, specially for in-store graphics, Roland vinyl cutting plotter, Mutoh Toucan solvent printer, Mehta 1325 CNC router, Mehta Elite 43 laser engraver, Etsy laminator, among others. The company has a team of 150 staff, which includes fabricators and installers.

Some of the big corporate companies in the client list of Glow Ad include Domino’s Pizza, Indian Bank, Nitco Tiles, ICICI Prudential, Bank of India, Samsung, Gionee, VIVO, among others. “We have been covering Bhopal in an ideal manner for our customers who trust us,” informs Nitin, adding that the company also handles projects in the neighbouring areas, beyond the city.

Saksham Signs (Delhi)
With a focus on quality
Vikrant Manchanda
Vikrant Manchanda

Incepted as a mere sign manufacturing firm in year 1997 in Delhi, Saksham Signs Pvt Ltd was duly incorporated as a private limited company in 2001. With a focus on quality, in-time delivery, client satisfaction and quick adaptation to new technologies and platforms, the company has grown from a small sign making unit to a leading national player. With its production facilities in Manesar (Delhi-NCR) and Bengaluru, Saksham Signs has strengthened to execute pan-India projects efficiently and cost effectively.

The production facilities of the company are equipped with five CNC routers, three vinyl cutting plotters, fibre laser cutting machine for fine cutting of stainless steel, mild steel and acrylic, two Roland VersaArt printers, HP Latex, roller bender rubberised machine, power press, power shearing machine, power saw, milling machines, panel saw machines and others. In addition, the company is an authorised converter of Avery Dennison India (Commercial Graphics & Traffic Safety Division), 3M India (Commercial Graphics Division), Osram India & Lighting Technologies (for LED business) and Alcoa (Reynobond Brand). The company is also a preferred converter for top Indian ACP brands. “We indulge in activities involving in fascia signs & façade’ cladding, vertical signs, canopy fabrication, retro reflective & safety signs, furniture & fixtures and others,” says Vikrant Manchanda, Director, Saksham Signs Pvt Ltd.

Some key customers of Saksham Signs include IOCL, BPCL, Reliance Industries Limited, HPCL, Essar Oil, Maruti Suzuki, Honda, Bajaj Auto, Ashok Leyland, Mahindra & Mahindra, Renault India, Hyundai Motors, Kia Motors, TATA Motors, Isuzu Motors, Suzuki, Max Bupa Health Insurance, Max Life Insurance, Sony India, IDBI Bank, Jubiliant Foodworks (Domino’s Pizza), Godrej Interio, among others.