NO RUST! NO ROT! LOW MAINTENANCE!
Halian Post System - An Innovative Signage Solution
Halian, a division of the award winning John Young Group, designs and manufactures some of the most eye catching post signs and mow-over post systems in Scotland.
Inspired by the American real estate signage and now widely used on golf courses, the Halian Post System is neat, stylish and easy to install and maintain.
In the early years of the development of the Halian Post System, the team, led by signage pioneer John Young, have worked tirelessly to research and develop all of the necessary skills and tools needed to create this immensely durable and highly innovative approach to signage.
The result of the research has been a unique modular assembly system with a variety of applications all of which are made to work in the real world.
Our post signs are able to withstand the harshest of weather and the most rugged environments without tarnishing or losing their shape. Throughout the many years that the post sign will be in place, whether on a golf course or used to advertise estates, the sign will remain easy to read.
And given the fact that the signs are manufactured using the best known practices and the best materials, the signs require minimal maintenance and won’t need regular replacing.
Every sign our team creates is made according to the client’s exact specifications, right down to the shape, the sizes and even the most intricate of colours.
Can the signage section of the Halian be changed?
The composite metal section of the Halian which contains your images and details is very easily changed when required.
How does the MowOver system work?
The MowOver system is an added benefit of the Halian sign. The area of the sign that is visible above ground is separate to the area below ground. This is secured together with our unique MowOver system and ensures that greenkeepers/grounds staff can effortlessly remove the sign, cut the grass, and then just as easily replace it.
Why do I need a Halian sign?
You may enjoy painting and sanding every year for maintenance, but you have to remember that the effect of the weather on your normal signage post, under the ground will result in rotting. The system is designed and manufactured from PVCU and has a robust, NO ROT, NO RUST, LOW MAINTENANCE guarantee. There is no need to replace your signage yearly if you invest in the Halian system, longevity is a guarantee especially as we give our signs a specific 10 year UV protection warranty on the posts.
Can I get finance for my Halian system?
We have partnered up with a finance firm who will work directly with you in order to secure your finance. This will ensure that your system fits your budget and you have up to five years to pay.
Is it easy to install if I want to install it myself?
The Halian system is very easy to install and should you wish to do the installation yourself, we will provide you with guidelines on how to secure your sign correctly.
Does the Halian system come in various colours?
The system is available in rosewood, black, white, grey and oak. The signage section of your Halian will be a bespoke design, made specially to suit your brand.
Comprising of some of the most talented and most creative individuals in the design world, the team which has driven Halian forward and enabled the company to become the foremost provider of post signs, is dedicated and more than able to work on projects of all complexities.
We understand the needs of our clients and we aim to go beyond their expectations, all to ensure that clients walk away with the post sign that symbolises their brand and is the visual aid or marketing tool that they have been looking for.
Collectively, our team has many years of experience in the industry, and have learned the tricks of the post sign trade directly from John Young. Having created many of the techniques and tools used to create these highly specific post signs, John Young has been at the forefront of this journey and has shared his immense knowledge with those he works with, to ensure that the team knows everything they need to know, to guarantee successful post sign creation every time.
Our experience also allows us to guide client ideas during the planning and design phase. We know what works best and we know how to assist clients in making the right decisions, so that their signs are able to accomplish the specific goal they have in mind.
We can take your bright ideas to greater heights and work alongside you to ensure the best possible results.
Founder and CEO of the John Young Group, John has over thirty years of experience, starting from traditional roots as a signwriter, using a paintbrush, right through to being at the forefront of innovation with new products and a multi award winning team. John and Fiona make a formidable team with their two sons getting involved and gaining valuable knowledge along the way. John has a weakness for fast cars and loves a good Scotch Whisky after a game of golf on one of Scotlands world famous golf courses.
The voice of reason and the mother amongst us, Fiona not only supports John every step of the way, but ensures that the team are looked after. The knowledge that Fiona has gained over the last 11 years has proven to be pivotal in her role as the face of the company. Fiona is an avid animal lover, mother and generally amazing person who keeps the company moving forward smoothly from day to day.
Originally from South Africa, Alison, Chris and their two girls made the brave decision to return to their roots and make Scotland their home. Alison has worked in the signage, printing and design industry for over 20 years. Her vast knowledge of the fast-paced industry as well as her versatility has proven to be an incredible asset in running the operations of the John Young Group. Although she does tend to be a workaholic, Alison enjoys spending her weekends travelling and getting to know Scotland in their self-converted camper van.
Moving alongside Alison and their girls to Scotland, Chris joined the team with over 30 years of experience in the industry. His creative flare, DIY nature and problem-solving abilities have added exponential value to the company. The go-to guy for state-of-the-art designs, Chris is not only hands-on during the concept stage of the process, but is a key role-player when it comes to manufacturing and installation as well. If you are looking for Chris after hours, he will surely be restoring, building or refurbing something beautiful. He loves taking on a challenge and upcycling is one of his favourite past times.
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James comes from a background in print & graphic design. His vast experience working in all aspects of the design industry and his penchant for a blether means clients can be in no better hands!
If you can’t find him networking or in the work place he’ll no doubt be found in the wilds of Scotland hiking or camping! Our resident adventurer is also partial to a snack or two so will never turn down a lunch date!
Born and bred in Kirkcaldy, Andrew has a background in structural design which has become an integral part of the innovative services that are on offer at the John Young Group. Andrew thrives in a fast-paced environment and is forward thinking and creative in everything he does. His abundance of energy and incredibly positive outlook are an asset to have on the team. This father of three enjoys watching football and following motorsport.
Born in Germany, but raised in Scotland, Darren and his lovely wife and two daughters live in the beautiful Dunfermline. Darren has 20 years of experience in design, printing and signage and is an all-rounder with an exceptional flare for vehicle wrapping. With his knowledge from administration through to installation, Darren is versatile in every department. He is a drummer in a bass band and spends his weekends enjoying the music.
Master Hand Engraver
After being head-hunted straight from school, Stuart learnt his skills in Scotland’s capital, Edinburgh. Stuart is now one of the very rare remaining Master Hand Engravers in the country. His attention to detail stems from being born deaf and his focus and skill have resulted in his exquisite designs being sought after throughout the jewellery industry. The team are blessed to have someone of his skill on board. A true hustler at the snooker table, Stuart, his wife Jane and their beautiful daughter enjoy going for walks together and spending time gardening.
Accounts and Payroll Manager for the John Young Group for the past 9 years, Valerie’s career has spanned Retail, Purchasing and Supply and accounting for SME’s in various industries.
Her attention to detail and conscientiousness ensure that the financial aspects of the group run smoothly.
Valerie’s main passion is her Westies and she can often be found on the beautiful coastal path and beaches of Fife with her current two, Albert and Charlie.
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