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Lisburn based Rainbow Signs - Lighting up the skies with new sales

Lisburn based Rainbow Signs - Lighting up the skies with new sales

July 8, 2019

Council representatives recently visited local signage company Rainbow Signs as part of its ongoing programme of engaging with local businesses. This local business established in 1981 recently received £35,000 from the ‘Rural Business Investment Scheme’.

With over 30 years of experience they are now one of the leading providers in delivering signage that communicates their customer’s message and achieving maximum impact. Its customer base includes Lisburn based Smyth Patterson, KFC, MACE, Gordon’s Chemist and Marks & Spencers.

Using the funding the company has been able to invest in a CNC Router Machine that has allowed them to increase their production and secure new, larger contracts.  This project was part-funded under Priority 6 (LEADER) of the Northern Ireland Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 by the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs, and the European Union.

Director, Gareth Greer, said: “We have been strategically developing our business for over 30 years and due to our customer centric approach, state-of-the-art solutions for businesses and continuous investment we are a market leader in the Northern Ireland signage industry. This recent grant from the Rural Business Investment Scheme allows us to build our team and customer base even further and get started on our exciting plans for the future.”

Through continued growth and increased production the company are delighted to announce the creation of four new roles across the areas of business development, graphic design and print operation and installation engineers.  Through the recruitment of an experienced Business Development Executive Rainbow Signs plan to tap into a wider network of contacts with further sales opportunities realised.

Speaking about the business growth Alderman Allan Ewart MBE, Chairman of the council’s Development Committee commented: “I was delighted to have the opportunity to see first-hand this local business success story. Through the effective use of external funding this business can increase its customer base and fulfil its mission to expand.  I wish them every success as they strive to employ new staff, grow their bottom line and benefit the local economy.”