National Sign Company Kieffer | Starlite announces Mt. Air expansion
Kieffer | Starlite is pleased to officially announce the grand opening of its Mt. expansion. Ventilated manufacturing facility. Formerly Burton Signworks, Kieffer | Starlite acquired Burton in the fall of 2018. With a legacy of over 40 years in Mt. Ventilated community, current operation has two locations – one houses businesses thermoforming manufacturing operation.
The signage and graphics industry accounts for $ 37.5 billion in direct and indirect production, as reported by International Association of Retailers. The sign industry has been a large number of the sectors affected by the COVID pandemic. As a result, this created the need for Kieffer | Starlite to review and size manufacturing operations. Consolidating locations and relocating equipment to meet demand and the stepping stone to serve the market as it continues to rebound, part of this company-wide effort included evaluating the improved operations at Mt. Air.
With the support of Surry Country, local incentives and owner Kieffer | Starlite is pleased to consolidate all manufacturing into one facility located on Junction Street. As such, the facility will be expanded to include an additional 21,000 square feet. Two new loading docks are included in the construction, and the layout is redesigned to accommodate the channel letter and thermoforming equipment that will be moved to the main facility.
Roger Miller, Director of Manufacturing – Mont. Airy, NC, says, “We are grateful to have the support of our community leaders. Their commitment to our success made our vision a reality much sooner than expected. We started on May 26 and expect the transformation to be completed in August. Miller says this expansion will ultimately provide his team with a facility that houses all lean manufacturing processes and methods and will result in a safer and more efficient work environment.
Miller also said they are excited to increase demand for jobs in the area. Miller says, “We have several positions open now and will continue to add more after the expansion. Our company offers competitive compensation, with benefits and many other monetary incentives. He also specifies that the sign industry offers an exciting career path as there are several cross-training opportunities. With personalized signage work, there is always a new challenge. “We have a great team working together to take a product from concept to overseeing its shipment to the customer. Everyone is working together to see us providing quality products to our customers across the United States ”
Anyone who wants to know more about Kieffer | Starlite, or would like to explore current job openings at Mt. Airy, is encouraged to visit the company website.
For more information on Kieffer | Starlite, contact the company here:
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