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This is Fred Ball for Zions Bank, speaking on business.
Signs. Signs. Signs. Everywhere you look, there are signs. We see them on storefronts, on billboards and the sides of vehicles. Most of the time, they are such a part of our lives that we don't stop and think, "Where do those signs all come from?"
If you live in Southern Utah, there is a very good chance the signs you see are from Rainbow Sign & Banner in St. George. Steve Davis and Mike Hamlin purchased Rainbow Sign more than nine years ago, changing the name to Rainbow Sign & Banner to reflect a new emphasis on signs. From the outset Rainbow was a major supplier for businesses in Washington County who wanted to let the public know where they were and what they did.
Steve and Mike are involved in every aspect of their company. They not only manage and direct all of the activities of the business but they do all of the selling. They love being involved in various community activities and believe their commitment translates into good business.
Rainbow is a business that makes all sorts of signs. As I watched workers make sticky vinyl signs used on fleet vehicles, I was told that Rainbow makes electric and neon displays, as well as signs for real estate, fleet graphics and outdoor billboards.
Steve and Mike tell me they bought Rainbow after working for a sign supply company, where they marketed computerized sign equipment out of Salt Lake City. Once they heard Rainbow Sign & Banner was for sale, they were eager for the opportunity to become entrepreneurs and owners.
Since then, Steve and Mike have been joined by 25 employees who do everything from design, assembly, manufacture, welding and fabrication to installation.
Business is booming in St. George. It's a SIGN of the times.
This is Fred Ball. I'm speaking on business.