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Ast Transport Branding completes £2.7m reinvestment programme

Ast Signs HQ, Eden Business Park, Penrith

03 November 2015

Cumbrian company Ast Transport Branding, one of the UK’s leading specialist fleet and rail branding businesses, has just completed a huge £2.7m reinvestment programme.

The programme has been 18 months in the making and has seen £2.7m invested in a brand new purpose built premises fully equipped with the latest machinery and technology.

The striking new building, which is 21,000 square feet in size and located on the Gilwilly Industrial Estate in Penrith, will become the headquarters for the award-winning firm and will house everything required for graphics to be designed, printed and finished in their entirety in-house.

It will also be home to Ast Transport Branding’s large design team, key account managers and accountancy department and will offer top of the range fitting facilities too.

Mark Aston, Managing Director of Ast Transport Branding said: “This has been an enormous reinvestment project for us and it’s great to see it coming to fruition.  Our new headquarters are state of the art and have been designed to our exact specifications enabling us to offer an even more efficient, professional service and be right at the cutting edge of technology.

“Our turnover grew by over 40% last year and in the last few months we have won significant national contracts. Our business is constantly evolving and expanding and this reinvestment will ensure we continue to be one of the best branding companies in the country.”

Ast Transport Branding was formed 13 years ago and offers an extensive range of branding services nationally, boasting an impressive portfolio of longstanding clients, including Royal Mail, Tesco, NHS, Stobart Group, Muller Wiseman Dairies, Kelloggs, Yodel, HSS Hire and Speedy Hire. To find out more please visit www.astsigns.co.uk .