The iconic Jason brand, and associated group of companies, has been a part of the Western Australian business landscape since 1932.
Originally founded by the Bridge family as a sheet metal work business, the company name was changed to Jason Industries in 1946 and grew to comprise sheet metal work, reflective signs and light engineering (Jason Industrial); furniture; and builder products such as anodising and aluminium windows and doors.
Jason Industries went into liquidation in 1995, but a management buyout resulted in the genesis of what is now one of WA's leading signage companies, Jason SignMakers. A majority of management and employees stayed with the new company preserving a wealth of knowledge and experience unparalleled in other signage companies today.
Jason SignMakers is now one of the most diverse WA signage companies, embracing new technology and maintaining stringent requirements in vehicle signage, road and traffic signage, reflective and corporate signs, and architectural installations.? Top
Jason SignMakers maintains a long association with Main Roads Western Australia, contractors and other State Government departments including the Department of Environment and Conservation (DEC) and Emergency Services.
The relationship with Main Roads began in 1966, when Jason Industries undertook its first major contract, supplying directional reflective signs for the Kwinana Freeway Project. Jason SignMakers, together with major suppliers 3M Australia continue to offer a quality service to Main Roads meeting guidelines set by Main Roads and the Australian Standards Association.
3M Australia is a global leader in reflective technology and Jason SignMakers is one of a select few businesses accredited as an official 3M Australia certified manufacturer.
The company has also had experience with corporate signs, playing a major role in the reimaging of the Commonwealth Bank in 1991.
Jason was part of a corporate signs team which, in one weekend, managed the reimaging of more than 1000 bank branches throughout Australia.
Similarly, Jason played a major role in the manufacture and installation of corporate signs for the re-imaging of the National Australia Bank. The process started with a comprehensive survey of architecture, streetscape visibility and location before also taking into account the bank's corporate signs policies.
The company prepared a scope of works which included illustrations, removal, refurbishment, manufacture and installation.
Today, Jason SignMakers is a Western Australian based industry leader in road signage, traffic signage, safety signage and digital informational and directional products for governments, emergency services (vehicle signage) and mining companies (safety and reflective signs).