As ISA celebrates the 75th anniversary since its founding as the National Electric Sign Association, we would like to thank some of the many member companies who have been part of the ISA family even longer than the name "International Sign Association."
We are extremely grateful for these long-standing members who joined from across the country and around the world for their tremendous support of the industry:
Founding Members – EGL; ST Media Group/Signs of the Times
1944 – Gemini*; Wensco*
1945 -- France Lighting Solutions/SFEG; Grimco*
1946 -- Federal Heath*; Neon Engineering, Inc.; North American Signs, Inc.; Wagner Zip-Change*; Watchfire/Time-O-Matic*
1947 -- Montroy Supply; Reece Supply; Tubelite
1952 – Cummings Resources
1953 -- Agnew Sign & Awning, Inc.; North Shore Sign Company; YESCO/Young Electric Sign Company
1954 -- Agnoli Sign Company; Bartush Signs*; Denco Sales Company; Texas Sign Association(1) 1957 – Poyant/Poyant Signs, Inc.
1958 –Graphic Solutions Group*; Superior Neon Company
1961 -- Bendsen Signs & Graphics, Inc.; N. Glantz & Son, Inc.; Spartech Plastics*; Tyson Sign Company
1962 -- Allen Industries, Inc.
1963 – Evonik Cyro; Identity Group*
1964 -- Penn Neon Sign Company, Inc.
1965 -- AkzoNobel*; Kieffer ǀ Starlite; Matthews Paint*; Nesper Sign Advertising;
1967 – Comet Signs; Cuerden Sign Company, Inc.; Poblocki Sign Company; Scenic Sign Corporation;
1968 -- Midwest Sign & Screen Printing Supply Company; Wrisco Industries
1969 – California Sign Association; Illinois Sign Association; Superior Electrical Advertising; Tri-State Sign Association*
1970 -- Indigo Signworks*; Leon's Signs, Inc.; Vanadco Signs, Inc.; Universal Manufacturing & Sign Co. Inc; Midwest Sign Association; Southern States Sign Association*; Northeast States Sign Association*; Sign Association of Canada
1971 -- Pearson's Sign Company; ACUSigns/Acolite & Claude United; Arizona Sign Association
1972 -- Matthews International; Apex Sign Group/Southwest Signs
1973 –Hoarel Sign Company
1974 –Bill Carr Signs, Inc.; Harbinger Sign Company
1975 –Barlo Signs International; Mid-South Sign Association; Minnesota Sign Association
1976 -- Wilkie Manufacturing L.L.C.
1977 – Turnroth Sign Co., Inc.; Wisconsin Sign Association
1978 –Focus Neon AB; Thomas Sign & Awning Company, Inc.
1979 –Lauretano Sign Group; Sign Systems, Inc.
1981 -- Pattison Sign Group
1982 -- ABC Sign Products; Acme Sign & Plastics Company; Allanson International; ANS Signs; Daktronics; Gerber Technology; Godwin & Son
1983 -- Callahan Sign Company; Kessler Sign Company
1984 -- 3M Commercial Graphics; Elrod & Company; Northern Advertising, Inc.; Icon*
1985—Arlon; SignArt, Inc.; Martin Supply
1986—Aetna Sign Group, Ltd.; Catalina Graphic Films*; Grate Signs, Inc.; Haden Signs of Texas, Inc.; Sign & Digital Graphics Magazine/NBM Inc.
1987— Avery Dennison; Bill Yount Signs & Advertising, Inc.; Colorado Sign Association; Little Giant Ladders/Wing Enterprises; Miracle Signs; Neon Nieto, S.A.; Rapp Signs, Inc.; SignComp; Steel Art Company, Inc.; Sunbrella/Glen Raven*; TubeArt Signs;
1988— ARK Ramos; Channelume/Let-R-Edge; Covestro*; Holthaus Lackner Signs*; Paige Electric Company; RTape/Nekoosa; Roland DGA Corp.; Sign Faces; Van Bruggen Signs, Inc.; World Wide Sign Systems, Inc./Tischler Plastics
1989—3A Composites*; Everbrite, LLC; Graphtec America, Inc.; Hinson Display Signs, Inc.; KAPCO Graphic Products; Miratec Systems, Inc.; Rowmark, Inc.; SYNAFEL; Thomas-Swan Sign Company, Inc.; Young Sign Company, Inc.
(* = Longest branch of ISA membership originated with company later acquired)