Company seals are small devices used by companies, in which documents are put to be embossed. The word “seal” also refers to the imprint made with an individual design on a material like paper, which shows or proves that it has come from a person / تأسيس شركة في دبي claiming to have issued it. In other words, the document is certified by the company / issuer. This imprint may include features like name of company, logo, official address and other texts, where needed.
Company seals are also commonly referred to as embossing seals, corporate seals, embossers, embossing stamps and much more. What they all do is to create a visible imprint. You can even feel the imprint when you pass your hands on the material that you have embossed. That’s how different they are from normal ink stamps.
Companies use company seals on documents like agreements, minutes of the board of directors meetings, employment contracts, loan documents, bank accounts opening, membership certificates and other legal documents or commitments by the company. Corporations adopt company seals and change them according to their need and upon the approval of the company directors. These seals are kept in secure places to avoid landing into the hands of wrong people, which may lead to legal repercussions and loss of money.
Who uses company seals? Limited companies use them to emboss documents with their name and logo. Professionals like solicitors and notary publics use them to seal documents they have signed with their name. Anyone can use a company seal. Of recent, in Uganda, there is an increasing number of schools that emboss students’ exam reports. They do this mainly to avoid forgery by the students. Company seals vary in design. The commonest design people use for seals is round. But there are square and rectangular designs. It all depends on what you prefer as per your taste.
It’s important to select a font style that prints clearly on paper. It should be a style that does not cut paper due to sharpness of the characters. Company seals are expensive. But prices vary depending on the brand of the device and the size. Prices also vary depending on where you buy it. Caution! You have to be careful not to make mistakes just because the price is low.