Rick Williams

Rick Williams

Rick Williams owns Rick’s Sign Company, a commercial sign shop in Longview, Texas. He has been in the sign industry since 1973 and has been a contributing editor to Sign Business since 1986. Contact Rick via e-mail at ricksignco@aol.com.

shop talk
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Fabricating large logos and letters
in the trenches
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As self-employed, hands-on people, every day we’re dealing with multiple deadlines, annoying interruptions, challenging clients and sometimes challenging employees. 
display lettering
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Read on for thoughts on a better and cleaner interior logo/letter install.
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When we were growing up, virtually all the glossy surfaces on just about anything, from lawn furniture to lunch boxes, were painted with lead-based paint. 
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Being in control of where your business is located, buying your own home sweet home, is quite likely the smartest thing you can do.
billboard
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Recently I was asked to build a large, double-sided road sign, much like a billboard.
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Whether it was “Mr. Rick,” “Big Rick” or just plain “Dad,” he was a worker of the first order.
signage
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Two companies, one custom sign
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In the sign business, there is a serious downside to always being a “glass half full” guy and always seeing things from an optimistic viewpoint.

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