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Century Signs Surrey Office

About Us

Welcome to Century Signs & Awnings, your trusted partner for top-notch sign fabrication and installation. With a legacy dating back to 1974, we've been at the forefront of the signage industry, continually evolving to meet the diverse needs of our clients. From storefront signs and dimensional letters to awnings, wide-format printing, and industrial fabrics, we provide a one-stop solution for all your signage requirements.

Our Values

We aim to create signs of unparalleled quality and inspire trust. We understand the pivotal role signage plays in branding and conveying your message, and we take this responsibility seriously. Our team of experienced professionals is dedicated to providing you with signs that exceed your expectations.

Over 50 Years of Experience In

LED Signs

LED Illuminated Channel Letter Sign at Popeyes Restaurant in Vancouver (1).webp
Colorful Storefront Awnings in Vancouver Strip Mall

Awnings

Printed window graphics at Steve's Poke Bar in downtown Vancouver_1.webp

Printing

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Industrial Fabrics

Metal Fabrication

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We enhance our client's purchasing journey by simplifying the complex process of fabrication into dynamic, brand-enhancing signs.

Our Journey

Established in 1974, Century Signs & Awnings began its journey as a small awning company. Over the years, we've grown and diversified to offer a comprehensive range of services to our valued clients.

Inception

1974

Various storefront awnings that century signs produced and installed

Ancient Mariner Industries

Gary Taylor acquired Ancient Mariner Industries and embarked on a journey to establish our presence in the Lower Mainland. We were dedicated to the sale and production of Awnings Products, operating from our facility on East 5th Avenue in Vancouver.

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Stitching Specialists

Capitalizing on our extensive experience in cutting and sewing, the company diversified into the realm of Industrial Fabrics, specifically focusing on juvenile products, life jackets, and safety gear.

First Expansion

1979

Second Expansion

1985

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Lighting It Up

As technology and tools advanced, we seamlessly integrated backlighting and graphics into our product range. This transformation marked the company's evolution into a comprehensive signage provider, covering a wide array of signage solutions.

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Century Signs & Awnings

With a complete shift in the company's focus towards all forms of signage, the organization underwent a transformation, adopting the name Century Sign Systems Ltd and relocating to one of its present address at 8125 130th Street in central Surrey.

New Name, Same Craftsmanship

1994

A Second Office

2010

Image by Josephine Lin of the Gondola at Squamish, BC

Hello Squamish!

Inspired by the extensive projects during the 2010 Olympic Winter Games, the company determined that establishing a Squamish location would enhance its capacity to efficiently manage all production and fieldwork demands within the Sea-to-Sky region.

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Bigger Team, More Seats

As we optimize our product delivery through the establishment of two production facilities and the expansion of our installation teams, our team expanded by twofold. In the same year, our fleet of vehicles grew to five, enabling us to accelerate project turnaround times significantly.

Double The Growth

2014

Covid Strong

2022

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More Hiring

In contrast to many others, we experienced remarkable growth during the challenging years of the COVID-19 pandemic. As a vital provider of safety signage, our ability to adapt and serve the community allowed us to expand our team, reaching our highest staffing levels since our inception, with a dedicated team of 30 members.

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New Look, New Goals, Same Excellence

Celebrating five decades of excellence in the sign and awning industry, Century Signs is poised for a transformative leap into the future. With a comprehensive overhaul of our brand, website, and overall approach, we are primed to take our signage solutions to new heights.

Rebranded to Century Signs

2023

Our Locations

With two strategically located offices, We ensure that our services are easily accessible to a broader audience. Our Surrey location serves the Greater Vancouver region, while our Squamish branch caters to the Sea-to-Sky region. These strategic locations enable us to deliver prompt and efficient service to our clients, ensuring their signage needs are met with excellence.

Vancouver

Unit 6 - 8125 130th Street

Surrey, BC   V3W 7X4

Surrey Central Aerial Pic
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sea to sky

1111B Industrial Way

Squamish, BC   V8B 0H1

Our Team

With a collective experience of over 250 years in the signage industry, our team comprises of skilled and passionate individuals, who bring a diverse range of talents and experiences to the table. Our designers possess a creative flair that breathes life into your ideas, our production team exhibit unmatched dedication to quality, and our installation experts ensure your signage takes center stage.

Gary Taylor

President

Lisa Kinna

Production Coordinator

Ajwinder Singh (AJ)

Installer

Jason Liu

Project Manager

Bob Leung

Designer/Prepress

Rup Singh

Production

Chris Johnstone

General Manager

Erin Weed

Printer Operator

Sabrina Seuken

Designer/Prepress

Mike Wierzbicki

Operations Manager

Greg Filipowski

Production

Don Zaretzky

Accounts Manager

Khuram Shahzad

Marketing

Daniel Cade

Production

Isabelle (Izzy) Bexton

Bookkeeper

Shiu Swamy

Production

Stephanie Sabourin

Operations Manager/Sales

Darwin Somera

Production

Jatinder Pal (Jay)

Production

Albert Wu

Accounts Manager

Ashlee Anderson

Customer Service

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