SMI turns ideas into reality by designing signs that meet your project needs. Our talented design team can assist you with branding, planning, design, wayfinding and engineering. From simple to complex, we have the design experience to make your project a success.


Coordination, Collaboration and Communication. It’s all about the 3 C's for our project management team to ensure that you receive superior service and on-time delivery of our products and services. We will keep your project on schedule and within budget.


SMI offers a full range of manufacturing capabilities by combining technology and highly skilled sign builders to meet your signage specifications. Our focus on quality means your project will be fabricated to the highest standards.


Our experienced field technicians provide on-site services including installation, maintenance, repair and more that will make your signs look great and easy to maintain. Need help with one sign, two signs or thousands of signs? Call SMI today to get started.

Featured Project

Ft. Belvoir Commissary

SMI recently manufactured and installed all exterior and interior signage, as well as all interior decor elements and fabricated aluminum freezer case valances for the Defense Commissary Agency's new 141,000 sq.ft. Fort Belvoir Commissary project in Ft. Belvoir, VA.
This LEED Silver commissary is one of the largest of DeCA’s 284 commissaries worldwide.

General Contractor: Hoar Construction
Owner: Defense Commissary Agency
Architect: The Jenkins Group

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    SMI Sign Systems Ranks in Inc. 5000

    SMI Sign Systems has been ranked no. 2956 by Inc. Magazine in their annual Inc. 5000 list, the most exclusive ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America. The prestigious Inc. 5000 list represents the most comprehensive look at the most successful companies in the economy's most dynamic segment: American's independent small business.

    SMI Completes Hospital Exterior Rebranding Project

    SMI Sign Systems completed the Exterior Campus Signage Project for the Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Hospital in Rockville, MD. The project featured new branding, vehicular signage and building ID in a contemporary design. By collaborating with the architect and hospital, SMI developed a campus wayfinding program with value engineered solutions to match the vision and requirements of the project.

    SMI Expands with Additional Manufacturing Facility

    SMI Sign Systems recently purchased a 30,000 square foot manufacturing facility on 10 acres of property at 4990 Winchester Blvd. in Frederick, MD, located one mile from the company headquarters. This additional facility provides SMI with over 45,000 sqft of manufacturing space. SMI intends to invest in property upgrades to help foster the rapid growth of the company.