Archive for August 2017

Cima Network Seeking Jr. Project Manager/Service Coordinator

Looking to start or reenergize your career in a fast-paced, exciting industry? Cima Network is seeking an entry-level project manager position, which will provide great potential to move up in our company. We are looking for people who provide excellent customer service and possesses excellent follow-up skills. As a Jr. Project Manager/Service Coordinator, you will…

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August Observances

Pity poor August. Stuck between the Fourth of July and Labor Day on the calendar, the eighth month of the year is bereft of any major holidays and observances. However, there are plenty of reasons to celebrate August. First and foremost, as a parent of a school-age child, I can vouch that the resumption of…

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Signs Work, Part 2

Signs have often come under scrutiny. During the early- to mid-20th Century, as municipalities began to institute building and zoning regulations, sign square footage was reduced, and certain types of signs were heavily restricted or outlawed. During the 1970s’ energy crisis, signage was in the Congressional crosshairs as a consumption culprit. John Lamb, the founder…

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Cima Network’s Steve Aust Blogs Sign-Industry Retrospective

I’ve been involved with the sign industry for 17 years. For the first 16 of those years, prior to joining Cima Network, he was on the editorial staff of Signs of the Times Magazine, which has covered the sign business since 1906. During his sign-industry tenure, Steve has been privileged to meet and write about…

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Still Flying High

Whether you’re talking about a product or property, a brand can’t remain static if its owner or manager seeks long-term success. Updating signage and environmental branding to stay current with trends and cultural changes is as important as product mix and adoption of technology. Cima Network has maintained a years-long relationship with Madison Marquette, a…

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Trevor’s Flex Appeal

Trevor Ogle found his way into the sign industry at a young age. As a tech-school student that was learning the welding trade, he apprenticed with a sign company in 2004, and went to work there after graduation. Trevor acknowledged some of the shortcomings of vocational education: “Learning stuff from books was never my strong…

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Tapping Into Excellent Service

Cima Network is proud of high-profile projects we’ve designed, built and installed that have earned us editorial coverage. However, a company doesn’t keep customers and grow business without an ongoing commitment to keep current with industry trends. And, more importantly, providing every customer with the quality of service they’d expect if they were our only…

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