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Delaware Valley Corporation Case Study

Metro Sign and Awning

Sign of a Fitting Tribute

From putting greens to Bose speaker screens, you’ve seen and touched their industrial fabrics manufactured for over 65 years to meet a myriad of consumer and commercial needs. Still, the Delaware Valley Corporation is not a household name you’re likely to hear even in passing.

But now anyone passing 600 Woburn Street will surely notice the name on the new sign flanking the entrance to Dom DiMaggio Industrial Park in Tewksbury, Massachusetts.  

Consolidating two manufacturing plants […]

How MSA Helped a Union Installation Team Add 600+ Wayfinding and ADA Signs to Boston’s Waterfront

It is always exciting to work on and around Boston’s infrastructure, so when the opportunity to partner with Skansa Group for the installation of wayfinding and ADA signs came about for the South Boston Waterfront Transportation Center, we grabbed it with both hands. Considering our experience in signage projects in urban centers (see Signs and the Downtown Experience) as well as our expertise in fabrication, installation, service and repair of signs, we were a natural choice for Skansa and the […]

Metro’s Award-Winning Sign Designs on Display in Tewksbury, Waltham

If you’ve been impressed by the design of the freestanding illuminated sign at the Center at Innovation Drive in Tewksbury or the external building sign at Marcou Jewelers in Waltham, you’re not alone.

The US Sign Council recently selected both signs as winners in its 2016 USSC Sign Design Competition.

In a statement recognizing the work of Metro Sign & Awning Designer Susan MacGregor, USSC Executive Director Nancy Maren said, “On behalf of USSC, I offer personal congratulations for your outstanding work, […]

Tips for Getting the Best Commercial Awning for Your Business

Some signage manufacturers don’t do awnings. We do. Some stick with just the basics. We do a little more. If you’re in the market for a new awning, enclosure, or canopy for your business, we invite you to contact us to discuss your plans, needs, branding and budget.

Call us at 978.319.6561 or send us a note about your business plans.

Looking for Awning Ideas?

Below are some of our most popular posts and publications on awnings and enclosures. If you have questions about size […]

Metro Sign and Awning Receives Two 2016 Watchfire LED Sign Awards

Metro Sign and Awning Receives Two 2016 Watchfire LED Sign Awards

Watchfire Signs has announced the winners of the 2016 Watchfire LED Sign Awards, established to recognize partners who showcase the capabilities of outdoor digital advertising in superior sign design, and Metro Sign & Awning is proud to have won two Gold awards for signage at Wamesit Lanes and The Crossings. The award recognizes signs that display excellence in effectiveness, design and legibility in digital messages.

Effective LED Displays, Beautiful Exterior Signage

The 2016 Watchfire LED […]

Signs That It’s Still A Great Country

While Metro Sign & Awning has long been happy to call Boston our home, we nevertheless get excited when we’re asked to design and/or fabricate signage for natives of other parts of the U.S. Whether we’re working with a West Coast architectural firm, or designing custom signs for a national partner based in Texas or Tennessee, we love what we do, wherever we’re asked to do it.

In fact, we’re just as proud to point some pylon signs we’ve installed in […]

Signage Quiz Number 4 in a Series

How much do you really know about signs and signage?

Avid readers of this Metro Sign and Awning blog are probably near-experts in signs and signage, with a detailed understanding of signage technology and an encyclopedic knowledge of signage history. To see how much you know, here’s a quick quiz based on previous posts in this blog. How many answers can you get right?

All the answers should be known to you, provided you’ve been reading this blog:

Question 1:

What many people don’t […]

Metro Sign & Awning Expands Service Area and Capabilities With Acquisition of Custom Designs Signs

Boston Metro Sign & Awning

We are pleased and proud to announce that we have completed the acquisition of the premiere sign company in the Southern New Hampshire and Vermont region.

Custom Designs Signs (CDS), located in Keene, NH, has been a leading provider of signage design, fabrication, installation, and service since 1969. The company has built its enviable reputation by crafting high quality and eye catching signs and displays for a large number of local businesses, architects, and developers in the greater Monadnock and Brattleboro […]

Today’s Signage Quiz (Number 3 in a Series)

How much do you really know about signs and signage?

Avid readers of this Metro Sign and Awning blog are probably near-experts in signs and signage, with a detailed understanding of signage technology and an encyclopedic knowledge of signage history. To see how much you know, here’s a quick quiz based on previous posts in this blog. How many answers can you get right?

All the answers should be known to you, provided you’ve been reading this blog:

Question 1:

How many ways can […]

6 Things I Know About Basketball and the Sign Business part II

What a game, right? Now you know why I wanted to take a break. This is Part 2 of my blog post, 6 Things I Know About Basketball (and the Sign Business). In case you missed Part 1, find it here.

4. It’s not all fun and games.
Taking your play to the next level

Of course winning feels good. But even when our team is playing top-notch ball, we know there’s a team out there that could beat us. And particularly with […]

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