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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 […]

Signage in the News

Have you discovered the Metro Sign and Awning Industry News page yet?

Each week we gather information of interest to those in the sign industry, as well as business people who care about signage. Here are a few recent highlights:

“Ghost” Signs Remind Us of Our Heritage

Signage is not only an active, vibrant industry. It’s the basis of an historical record that can remind us of where we’ve been as a city, and as a society.

Faded signs from bygone eras – so-called […]

What To Tell Us In Your Request For a Price Quote

One of the most frequently asked questions from prospects and clients alike is fairly basic: “What information do you need in order to work up a reliable price quote on my next project?”

Casting about for new blog topics, it occurred to us that answering that question in this open forum would make for a valuable blog post. It would not only educate avid readers about how to speed and simplify the process of obtaining a meaningful price quote, but it […]

Looking Toward 2015

2015 is shaping up to be a year of growth and challenges for Metro Sign and Awning.

One of our upcoming projects includes signage work for the very first licensed Massachusetts Casino! On this job, Metro is partnering with Penn National and their Las Vegas Vendor, Egads, to work on a sign and merchandising package due to be delivered in June, 2015.

The package includes both interior and exterior signage, plus some very spiffy graphics.

We’re very excited that Michael Randazzo of Penn […]

Another Way To Improve Signage ROI – Add Quality and Features!

Any business is inherently interested in knowing the return on investment (ROI) for the important actions it’s considering, because doing those calculations not only makes it easier to choose among different strategies, but also helps identify which of several possible actions should be prioritized and which ones are better delayed.

With signage, you can do two varieties of ROI calculations:

ROI in comparison with other advertising expenditures
Pure financial ROI in comparison with any type of expenditures

If you haven’t already, by the way, […]

Today’s Signage Quiz (Number 2 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:

The pylon sign is […]

Metro’s Turnkey Signage Solutions: The Middleman Doesn’t Work Here

In addition to working with individual businesses to handle their signage needs – inside and out – Metro Sign & Awning also offers Design/Build turnkey services for developers.

While we’ve done our share in North America (from Canada to Puerto Rico and all over the US) we’re very excited about some of the projects we’ve completed in Boston – including Waterside Place, North Point Residential, One North of Boston and The Victor.

Developers tell us they like working with Metro Sign […]

Inside Metro Signs – Corey Fisher, Partner, V.P. Operations

With a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Corey Fisher is a man who knows how to make things. He enjoys the challenges that come with the signage industry and takes pride in the products he helps create.

Corey first started with Metro Sign and Awning about 10 years ago as a technician, a role which soon developed into an estimating position.  About a year later, an opportunity arose for Corey to join in partnership with the existing […]

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