Sign & Digital Graphics

August '16

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78 • August 2016 • S I G N & D I G I T A L G R A P H I C S ARCHITECTURAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL in the '90s, literally moving across the world to lay down his roots in Colorado. "I started my first sign company in Perth, Western Australia in 1992, but I really caught the 'sign bug' doing mainly sandblasted wooden signs," Dobie tells. "In 1996, I moved to Denver and worked for Rainbow Signs in Boulder (Colorado) for three years." Dobie considers himself lucky to learn under the tutelage of Rainbow Signs owner Randy Armijo, praising Armijo as "a real sign master." By 1999, Dobie was ready to go out on his own again and started his current business, Broomfield Sign Company (now trading as BSC Signs). At that point, it was time to ramp up business and build a founda- tion for the future. In The Beginning As a young shop, B S C took shape based on what the customer dictated, Dobie says. "The demand for wood signs—popular in the '70s—had dimin- ished; so BSC ended up being a regu- lar custom vinyl shop. Soon customers To better fulfill its growing number of channel letter jobs, BSC recently invested in automated channel letter bending equipment. In recent years BSC has expanded its signage offer- ings to include more electric and architectural sign work— with that commitment came an increase in fabrication capabilities.

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