A LYE-based print manufacturing firm said it had not suffered from the Brexit vote as it has seen extensive growth in 2016.

During an 18-month period, Customark have employed an additional 20 new staff and invested in extensive new manufacturing facilities expanding production diversity.

More than £465,000 of investment has been put into in space, equipment and staff, with the Hayes Trading Estate company benefitting from three additional roll to roll digital printers as well as investment in a flat-bed digital printer, enabling the capability to print on to most materials, difficult shapes and intricate components.

Neil Turner, managing director, said: “The investment programme has brought a huge amount of production diversity as well as new machinery and staff we have a new IT system which we expect to reduce the complexity of the business moving forward.”

Customark was originally founded as a label printing manufacturer, however today host a wealth of printing technologies, producing a vast range of products from industrial labelling to commercial point of sale.

The firm also offers a wide range of print services including screen printing, pad printing, digital and rotary flexographic.

Owner Greg Lerigo said: “Despite the Brexit vote, we still expect to see a return on our investment, which will allow for further development in staff and the business into 2017.”