Best Signs, established in 2004, operates a manufacturing facility in Wilmington, NC.  With a Leader who has 35 years’ experience and consistent sales/production development, Best Signs has evolved as a leader in Manufacturing and Installation of electrical signage for Local, Regional and National Accounts.

Corporate Focus

Simply, provide our customers with identification solutions to meet their needs with the highest quality products and service while maintaining competitive pricing.

Commitment to complete projects with professionalism and integrity while meeting due dates and deadlines.

Providing a single source responsibility to complete our customer’s projects through five (5) basic strategic steps:

  • Development
  • Planning
  • Implementation
  • Execution
  • Product Support
  • Competence

Our Leaders have 55 combined years of experience.  Best Signs has been providing design, engineering, manufacturing, installation and service for significant corporate, retail and financial organizations throughout North Carolina and the United States.  Best Signs is recognized for its leadership in development and introduction of custom sign concepts and for its innovative design, manufacturing techniques and project management capabilities.  The bottom line is we offer solutions to meet our customer’s identification needs.

Our Project Team Management philosophy is one of employee involvement from concept to completion.  Our customers benefit every day from this philosophy, which is the driving force of our success in offering quality products and exceptional service at a competitive level. 

To effectively and efficiently implement your identification program, Best Signs provides customers with a project management team.  The team is comprised of individuals who will be assigned to your project to insure the development, planning, implementation and execution stages of the work is completed.

The following project administration outline has the various positions and their duties and/or responsibilities in order to implement your signage program.

Account Executive

The Account Executive will have the overall project responsibility to insure decisive communications between the customer and Best Signs.  In addition provide the management responsibilities and involvement of cost analysis; maintain project graphics and specification standards, completion schedules and quality control.

The Account Executive will work with the customer in the development and planning stages as well as all other aspects of the signage program.  Essentially we want to develop a business-partner relationship.

Design / Graphics

Our design group provides the capabilities to develop and implement new designs, along with the discipline to interpret and follow existing sign or graphic specifications.  Our extensive experience and sign knowledge in this area assures accuracy of detail and the consistency of drawing s and layouts including color, shapes, sizes and dimensions.  Our computer systems provide accurate reproduction of logos letter styles and trademarks. 

Best signs’ designers have been recognized for their outstanding design concepts.  They regularly set and maintain high standards for the industry throughout the United States.


Our estimating department works with our Account Executives, Customers, fabricators and Design Departments to provide cost estimates and value engineering for the project.  They ensure the highest quality materials are used with the latest technologies that meet quality standards. 

Team Review

Team Review is comprised of a group of individuals from various departments.  Theses departments include Plant Management, Project Coordination, Design, Estimating, Fabrication, Installation and the Account Executive as needed.

Team Review is the most critical step in the implementation process.  Team Review allows us to communicate and discuss all aspects of the project to insure all graphics; fabrication and installation requirements are met.

Prior to formal Team Review, each site is visited and surveyed for wall construction, access, electrical requirements, obstructions, sign placement an all other site conditions, which may affect the manufacturing, installation and/or serviceability of a product.

Using the input from Team Review CAD/Construction drawings are then completed and used for final customer sign-offs, permitting, engineering, fabrication, and installation.


Best Signs’ engineering group is involved with the continuous evaluation and testing of new materials and construction techniques.  Our philosophy focuses on value engineering at the maximum level to assure the most cost effective and efficient construction of signage for our customers.  Together with the customer, we may be able to reduce manufacturing cost without reducing quality.

Project Management

Best Signs’ project management teams can manage any size job, large or small, from the design concept to completion.  Our experience, knowledge and computer technology will reduce the customer’s workload by effectively communicating information to successfully implement their signage program.  Project Management Team responsibilities include, but are not limited to surveys, permit procurement, landlord approvals, supervising signage installations, supplying necessary electrical service requirements, shipping, scheduling and reporting information.

Permit Coordination

The Permit Coordinators will have the responsibility to apply and obtain all necessary permit approvals for signage programs.  The coordinator will identify the codes or ordinances for each sign in the scope of work and acknowledge any changes or variances that may be required.                

Accounting Administrator

The Accounting Administrator will handle all the final correspondence, documentation and invoicing responsibilities to insure accurate completion of the signage installation.  This individual will track completion of installation and secure final documentation such as customer sign-off forms, photographs and final permit approval for each location.


Best Signs utilizes the state of the art computer technology to inform our customers of the exact status of their projects.  We employ IBM compatible computer systems in all areas of operation.  The following is a general description of Best Signs’ computer information capabilities.

Computer Aided Design

The design and engineering departments use Adobe, CASMATE, Corel, Inspire, SignLab, SignWizards, and FlexiPro to produce all construction and presentation drawings.  We use Mechanical Desktop which delivers state- of- the- art, 3D design, automated drawing production, and design visualization.  We are also equipped to handle either Window or Macintosh based software such as Adobe Illustrator, Adobe PhotoShop and Acrobat for production.

Status Reporting

Best Signs utilizes status reporting for efficient management of every facet of our business.  We offer a variety of methods for status reporting.  We can maintain and update reports utilizing spreadsheet software and/or database software.  Some of the software packages we are currently using are as follows:

  • Microsoft Office
  • Accounting Software

Typical reports will include items such as location number, address, and subcontractor, permit information, survey status, manufacturing status, shipping information and installation data.  In addition, we will customize any reports to your exact requirements.


Best Signs can provide tracking for all customer products.  This can include items in current production, items completed and stored at Best Signs’ warehouse and items completed and stored at customer sites.

Time Line

Best signs can provide custom graphic charts indicating any data or information for a specific project if needed.  This visual method of reporting can be more readily interpreted and easier to track certain items for the project.


Best Signs offers a variety of software packages we are currently using for communications such as:

Best Signs is fully capable of communicating via e-mail and the World Wide Web.  We have Internet access and standard modems throughout the entire company, connecting us internally and externally at state-of-the-art speeds.  We can adapt any software requirement.  With a staff of professional, computer-oriented personnel, Best Signs is ready and able to work with you and your EDI requirements.

Punch List & Final Closure

Best Signs generates all invoicing through our accounting database.  This provides us greater flexibility for generating custom invoices and reports necessary to conform to our customer’s specific time frame.  We also provide photographs of the final product installed and customer approval forms for each individual project.  Punch list items or approval forms can be customized to accommodate any customer requirements.



Best Signs offers a wide variety of signage products and services.  We are equipped to handle most any form of sign manufacturing and with our network of national suppliers we are able to maintain our pricing at a competitive level. 

The following is a summary of the types of custom products we offer:

  • Custom Fabrication
  • Exterior Signs – Illuminated and Non-Illuminated
  • Exterior Letters – Illuminated and Non-Illuminated
  • Directional and Informational signs
  • Architectural Structural Signs
  • Computer-Cut Vinyl
  • Interior Letters
  • Interior Plaques and Signs
  • Paint Graphics
  • Time and Temperature Units
  • Electronic Message Centers
  • Large Format Printing
  • Manufacturing Capabilities

Best Signs operates a manufacturing facility in Wilmington, NC.  We offer a wide variety of signage products and services using our highly skilled craftsmen and the latest manufacturing technologies. 

Best Signs’ highly skilled craftsmen have been at their trade for many years.  High quality and easy serviceability of their products is their main objective.

Best Signs has available the latest technologies in manufacturing equipment including Sheet Metal Breaks, CAD/CM Router Technology, Accu-bend Letter Machine, PVI Plastic forming oven for plastic faces and shapes and Neon Production.


  • Laser Cutting
  • Finishing
  • Press Brake
  • Polishing
  • Power Roller
  • Welding


  • Aluminum
  • Flat Sheet Fabrication
  • Custom Extrusion
  • Cast
  • Incised/Filled Letter Forms
  • Anodizing Welding
  • Steel
  • Flat Sheet Fabrication
  • Chrome Plating
  • Welding
  • Stainless Steel
  • Flat sheet Fabrication
  • Fabricated Letter Forms
  • Fabricated Architectural Shapes


  • Muntz Metal Fabrication
  • Acid Etching
  • Chrome Plating
  • Soldering
  • Copper
  • Letter Form Fabrication
  • Sheet Fabrication Acrylics
  • Flat Hand Cut-Out
  • Laser Cutting
  • Freehand Fabrication
  • Chemical Welding
  • Thermoforming

Best Signs operates a fleet of installation vehicles within the state of North Carolina and provides national installation and service for identification programs throughout the United States.  Through an extensive network of affiliates, we offer our customers highly trained professionals who have “on-time” dependable service and modern installation capabilities.  Best Signs continually takes the time to evaluate each affiliate to ensure that they meet our high standards of quality service and expectations.

  • Best Signs specializes in High Rise Installations
  • Technical Site Surveys / Audits
  • Permit Procurement / Expediting
  •  Design / Concept Renderings
  • Construction / engineering Drawings
  • Preliminary Estimating / Budgeting Costs
  • Material samples
  • Porotypes


Customer Relations and Service Coordination

Customer relations and service coordination handle many aspects of a project.  Our customer representative are responsible for final close out of the project to include sign-offs, photos, final inspections, customer follow up and will resolve any issues that may arise and take action for corrections if needed.  They play a major role in the process of building relationships with our customers. 

Maintenance and Service

Best Signs operates a network of affiliated service vehicles within the State of NC and throughout the United States.  Best Signs prides itself on providing exceptional customer service.  We value our word to our customers.  We have highly trained service technicians to repair any service problem you may have.  Best Signs offers both on-call and maintenance contracts to serve your needs.  The choice is yours.  With our continua training and safety programs, the employees are constantly being educated on the latest technology in the industry.  This type of focus is the reason our customers have the confidence that the job will be done right and on time. 

Licensed / Bonded /Insured

  • An extensive network of affiliates that are Ste of NC Certified Specialty Contractor’s
  • Bondable – Capacity per Project, Currently Bonded up to  $ 50,000.00
  • Insured - $ 5,000,000.00

Standard Warranty

Best Signs provides a warranty, at no additional charge for every sign we manufacture.  When you purchase a sign from our company, you receive this warranty, which embodies our commitment to deliver an excellent sign durably constructed to the highest standards.

Your new sign is guaranteed:

  • To be free from defects in fluorescent lamps for 90 days.
  • To be free from defects in materials and workmanship for 1 full year.
  • 5- year structural warranty