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Meet Selkirk Signs at BUILDEX Edmonton

Meet Selkirk Signs at BUILDEX Edmonton

2,500 ATTENDEES, 2 DAYS, 1 ROOFJoin over 2,500 industry professionals for 2 full days of professional development seminars, networking opportunities and more. Meet Selkirk Signs here and discover hundreds of products or services for your business all under one roof!...

Meet Selkirk Signs at BUILDEX Calgary

Meet Selkirk Signs at BUILDEX Calgary

4,000 ATTENDEES, 2 DAYS, 1 ROOF Join over 4,000 industry professionals for 2 full days of professional development seminars, networking opportunities and more. Meet Selkirk Signs here and discover hundreds of products or services for your business all under one roof!...

What Makes a Sign Durable

What Makes a Sign Durable

The looming question… Is all signage equally durable?It’s natural to want to know the estimated lifespan of your investment, and what you can do to maximize its longevity. There are so many factors to consider. We’ll try and outline a few of them to help you gain some...

Our Industry Favorite

Our Industry Favorite

This month we’re giving a feature to our Industry Favorite!We’ve spent some time gathering opinions from many departments within all three of our offices. The result was almost unanimously for this one variety of sign… Can you guess which it is?Mentioned most often as...

Employees Shared in Company Success

Employees Shared in Company Success

The owners of Selkirk Signs have always worked to inspire care and pride in the workplace. With that – we’ve grown into a ‘we’ company, and house the words family and passion in these Selkirk walls. Our evolution as a company continues, and our expansion of offices...

Selkirk Headed to International Sign Expo

Selkirk Headed to International Sign Expo

Sean Hart named to Sign, Graphics and Visual Communications Industry Program for Emerging LeadersISA Elite program to recognize young talentALEXANDRIA, VA – March 15, 2017 SEAN HART, PROJECT MANAGER AT SELKIRK SIGNS, has been named to the ISA Elite program,...

Expanding Our Alberta Reach

Expanding Our Alberta Reach

Selkirk Signs Set to Open Second Alberta Location Selkirk Signs is thrilled to announce that it’s setting up a third location in the Greater Edmonton area. Selkirk has made an asset purchase of Advantage Signs in Fort Saskatchewan and is ready to begin offering its...

More than Presentation

More than Presentation

What’s Behind the SignWe’re often asked to look past what is seen on the outside, to appreciate the work and the dedication it’s taken to get something to its final point. This concept­ applies to signage as well!If you’ve purchased signage for your business, you are...

Integral Quality

Integral Quality

Quality, a simple concept that often wavers with opinion. So what is good quality? What makes it integral to our customer’s satisfaction? We’d like to start by saying our standard of quality is not just good, it’s top notch! Cream of the crop! The best and brightest…...

New Year, Same Promise

New Year, Same Promise

For most of us, January means goals: A strong determination put forth to make change. So how do we stay consistent and make that change permanent? Let Selkirk Signs inspire you. Our Senior Leadership Team have always had big goals for this company. They will continue...

Service With a Smile

Service With a Smile

Next to our shop trucks, our service and install staff are made to face the elements most often. They are still out there constructing and installing signs in these frigid temperatures. How do they not shiver themselves off a ladder? We spoke to a few of our staff who...

Evolution of Signage

Evolution of Signage

Since the beginning of human history, people have been trying to decipher signs. Whether it be in the stars, in tarot cards, or on a busy street driving at rapid speeds. How did we get from painting and carving wood, to a digital bombardment of flashy LEDs? Let us...

Coolness Competition

Coolness Competition

We’ve attained quite a monumental achievement here at Selkirk Signs. For all of us employees who grew up studying to be disciples of cool… We finally made it. The Coolness Competition is a collection of the best signs entered by members of the World Sign Associates....

Presentation is Everything

Presentation is Everything

Signage is a vital part of your business identity, and a great deal of your success is dependent on the physical appearance of your building front. It’s the first thing that your customers will see, and form a judgment on. Is your sign displaying the quality your...

Safety is A Culture

Safety is A Culture

In our ever changing world, embracing culture is critical. Whether it be a new country or a new workplace – we are offered the opportunity to adjust to a new way of thinking. Selkirk has created a lot of change over the last number of years, and we’ve introduced a...

Behind the Scenes: Print & Graphics

Behind the Scenes: Print & Graphics

How it’s made… We all can see the beauty and complexity of the finished product, but seldom do we know how it all works. Signage is often like this. Each sign goes through many stages and is touched by a number of professionals along the way. This blog, we would like...

Complete Channel Letter Experience

Complete Channel Letter Experience

We’ve had a number of teaser education posts over the last couple of months. Most often about Channel Letters, but what if we told you we still haven’t let you in on all there is to know? Call it a buildup of anticipation… Leading to the reveal of a brochure. A...

Expanding the Possibilities

Expanding the Possibilities

We understand that choosing a sign for your business can be daunting. With so many options, terms, applications and installation methods… Where do you start? With questions of course! While trying to stay modest, we proudly say that we can answer all those questions...

Our Guarantee

Our Guarantee

Our company is one of a kind. We strive for greatness and our employees are built of it.Selkirk Signs is a family, a team! Every project comes to fruition through each departmentand is made possible by YOU, our clients.We want to thank you for working with us, and if...

A Short Wait for Long-Term Signage

A Short Wait for Long-Term Signage

Spring is coming! Is your business storefront ready? We at Selkirk Signs want to help you get there. Let’s start off by letting you in on a little secret… We make Channel Letters, and we make them well. They are easily the most versatile type of signage on the market,...

Selkirk in the news!

Selkirk in the news!

Selkirk Signs was recently chosen by the Cranbrook Chamber of Commerce to be this months featured business in the Townsman, Cranbrook’s daily newspaper. Selkirk Signs President Hans Mehrle (right) with employees in the Channel Letters Department— Image Credit: Barry...

Considering a Channel Letter sign?

Considering a Channel Letter sign?

Considering signage for your new or existing business? Want something eye catching? Customizable? Bright and exciting? How about all three? We’re in the business of making a statement and creating signage to make you stand out. Selkirk Signs has so many choices to...

What is a Channel Letter?

What is a Channel Letter?

Sometimes when considering a Sign for your business, it is important to understand a little bit (or sometimes a lot) about the manufacturing process involved. Signs are our life and while we understand not everyone shares the same hobbies, we wanted to provide you...

Warm Welcome

Warm Welcome

On October 23 rd the Alberta Sign Association held its AGM in Edmonton where Mike Giroux, the General Manager of Selkirk Signs Calgary was announced as the next ASA President. Mike succeeds past presidents Tim Pedrick of Hi Signs and Perry Brooks of Advantage Signs,...

Day/Night Signage

Day/Night Signage

Don’t let the colour of your building determine the colour of your sign. If you have a light coloured building, we get it, you want a dark colour sign so it stands out. What happens when the sun goes down and it becomes dark though? Dark colours, even when light is...

Your sign and the colours

Your sign and the colours

At Selkirk Signs, we take pride in assisting you to elevate your brand. Over the years, we have witnessed some confusion around signage, most of the uncertainty is how companies build that “emotional” bond with their sign through the use of colour psychology. Do you...

Considering an Outdoor Digital Sign?

Considering an Outdoor Digital Sign?

Have you ever driven by an outdoor digital sign and thought to yourself, I wonder how affordable those are? At Selkirk Signs, we are here to answer those questions for you. What we can tell you right now is with the advancement of technology, this effective...

Website Refresh

Website Refresh

OUT WITH THE OLD…IN WITH THE NEW Selkirk Signs is very pleased to announce the launch of our brand new website! This is the result of a lot of work done by our website team and Genex Marketing over the past six months. The goal of the new site is to provide our...

New Printer

New Printer

At Selkirk Signs we are committed to serving our customers with innovative and quality products. Upgrading our equipment to meet environmental standards is also a priority. We have added the HP Latex 360 printer to our repertoire. This printer is not only...

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