Universal Sign Systems

Tel: 616.554.9999 | Email: info@universalsignsystems.com 

5001 Falcon View SE, Grand Rapids MI 49512

Imaging, Branding & Design

Universal Sign Systems can help you capture the attention of customers and increase your name recognition with our imaging, branding & design department. A sign represents who you are. We focus & listen to your ideas to produce a sign that is not only visually appealing and captivating, but also identifiable to customers. Universal can create a sign that leaves a positive impression for any visitor, customer, or company to your establishment. Let us help you start making an impression today.

Our design processes include:

  • Corel Draw
  • Flexi Sign
  • Composer
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Neon Wizzard

Project Management

As a full-service sign company, Universal Sign Systems offers project management services that assists in every crucial step of your sign or sign package. From design to installation, our sales representatives work diligently with our design, fabrication and installation teams. We monitor and direct every stage making sure that your experience is seamless.


Our expansive and state of the art fabrication facility has the ability to create a diverse array of signage. Our comprehensive fabrication team produces a unique sign that is fashioned by our creative design team. Our recent 12,600-square-foot addition, to our existing 21,000 square-foot fabrication facility has boosted our production capabilities.

Our fabrication features and services include:

  • State of the Art Paint Booth
  • Mig/Tig/Arc Welders (Lincolns & Millers)
  • Northpoint Cutoff Saw
  • Two CNC routers (Gerber & Multi Cam)
  • 48” Laminator
  • Hydraulic Brake (Guifil)
  • Two 60” Graphtech plotters
  • Gerber Plotter
  • Ermak 13’ shear
  • CNC Accubend (Channel letter fabrication)
  • Q-series Q500 UV Flatbed Printer
  • Roland Multicolor Printer
  • Gerber Edge Heat Transfer Printer
  • Gerber Edge Heat Transfer
  • New Hermes Laser Engraver
  • New Hermes Rotary Engraver
  • Elumatec double-headed miter saw with digital readout (purchased in 2011)
  • McBeth Color Matching System


Universal’s coordinates and manages all aspects of the permitting procedure process. We make sure that we comply with local, state & national ordinances to bring your sign to realization.

Permitting procedures include:

  • Detailed site surveys
  • Sign permit acquisition
  • Presentation and representation for clients in planning design reviews.


Our professional sign installation teams are experts. We specialize in various types of installation projects for client’s nationwide. Our fully insured and licensed sign installation crews have performed countless projects on time, ranging from parking ramps to financial institutions to theater cinemas. Our professional team, in conjunction with our fleet of modern installation vehicles allows us to cater to anyone, anywhere.

Check out our fleet of vehicles and service equipment:

  • 2 Crane Trucks (2 crews)                                             
  • 85’ T-Rex Crane
  • 60’ Elliot Crane
  • 4 GMC Service trucks
  • 4 Large flatbed Trailers

Maintenance & Repair

Universal’s maintenance crew will ensure your brand continues to deliver the message you intend. Signs that are poorly maintained, conveys a negative image to your customers. Through our regular sign cleaning service and scheduled inspections, we can help you continue to create the image you want to project. Let us guide you through the sign restoration process.

Featured Project

Allen County War Memorial Coliseum

 We recently replaced all the existing signage at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum in Fort Wayne, IN.  The project consisted of interior projecting and hanging wayfinding signage, exterior illuminated dimensional letters, parking lot directional signage and two 30’ tall illuminated pylon signs.