NY Manufacturing Extension Partnership

Charles Signs

Success Story powered by Central NY MEP Center: Central New York Technology Development Organization (CNYTDO)

Charles Signs, Inc. designs and manufactures banners, signs, LED message centers, and graphics in Liverpool, New York, for a wide range of markets, applications, and industries. It was founded in 1968.

CNYTDO assisted Charles Signs, Inc. with a complete Lean Transformation, including training on Effective Meetings, Sandler Sales, Lean Manufacturing, 5S and Visual Controls, Value Stream Mapping, KPI Development, and Lean Manufacturing Coaching. The entire staff, including ownership, office, and shop floor personnel, were trained during this Lean Transformation.

Results Include:

  • 30% increase in sales
  • Effective Meetings – Better planning, time management, and utilization of resources
  • 5S and Visual Controls, Value Stream Mapping, KPI Development, and Lean
  • Better utilization of people & inventory control, lead-time reduction

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