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Category Archives: Our Team

Beyond the Sign: A Sense of Urgency

Many times it is what a national sign company can do beyond the sign that earns loyal customers – like a sense of urgency.  This story of fulfilling a small but important request illustrates our commitment to legendary customer service. Recognizing the Urgency Recently, Scott, a project manager received a client request to get a […]

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Three Types of Managers

When talking with one of our new managers, Derek, he indicated that he noticed three different types of managers at North American Signs. He provided details and insight on why each manager is vital to the company’s success. Detail Manager Derek started off describing what he calls the detail manager. As stated in the job […]

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The People at North American Signs

While conducting interviews with employees in various departments within North American Signs, we came across a common theme. When asked, “What is your favorite part of working at North American Signs?” The most popular answer was the people. Long Time Employees Thais Ladas worked at the company for more than 30 years, and has since retired. She saw many employees […]

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National Manufacturing Day

In 2014, the International Sign Association (ISA) started promoting National Manufacturing Day. The National Association of Manufactures concieved the event, and ISA saw the value in the event for the sign industry. The event has grown into an annual affair for North American Signs (NAS), occurring every October. It has been a great way to show […]

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Accuracy in Sign Design Creates Trust

One of the first and most important steps in manufacturing a commercial sign is the blueprint or design. It is a way for the design team to connect with customers on a level everyone understands. It is our job, as a signage company; to ensure that the sign design process does not differ from our […]

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What Makes Up a Signage Company?

Thais, a recent retiree of North American Signs, offered some words of wisdom before her departure in mid-May, “Our Company is so connected. It’s like standing dominos. If you push one, they’re all going to fall.” If anyone knows the answer to what truly makes up a signage company, it would be Thais, who worked […]

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Sign Manufacturing Day

NORTH AMERICAN SIGNS OPENS DOORS TO STUDENTS AS PART OF SIGN MANUFACTURING DAY   North American Signs, in South Bend, IN, will participate in Sign Manufacturing Day, designed to showcase careers in the sign and visual communications industry. The event is sponsored by the International Sign Association and the National Association of Manufacturers.   On […]

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80 Years of Tradition

Throughout our history, the nation’s leading brands have trusted us to create signs that send the right message, at the right moment. Because we know you might only have three seconds to make a first impression. And ultimately, a lasting one. Even though the name and employees have changed over time, the company’s goal stays […]

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Design Team

In both aesthetic appeal and its physical structure, your sign design speaks volumes about your brand. Every curve, every light, and every color choice makes an important contribution to the way customers interpret your brand’s personality. At North American Signs our experienced design team utilizes their creative abilities and architectural knowledge in order to produce […]

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Summer Internship

Internships are all about experience and that is exactly what I got from my internship with North American Signs this summer. Through this position I was able to work for a company that had international capabilities but also was family-owned so I was not just a number in the workplace. North American Signs is one […]

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