Our Story

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2011

Dean Norton purchases a wide-format printer and starts the company More Than Banners in his garage.

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2014

Due to rising demand, Dean expands his equipment to include a 44” 12-color Canon printer.

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2017

Advisors Excel purchases More Than Banners and hires Dean to manage the Wide-Format department of their printing company, Go Modern. Dean expands the business into high-end interior branding and graphics.

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2020

Advisors Excel sells the print arm of Go Modern to Mainline Printing. Dean becomes Director of the Wide-Format Division at Mainline Printing.

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2021

Mainline Signs is born. Mainline Printing hires additional staff for the wide-format division and implements a new brand identity. They also add a flatbed printer and cutter to their equipment arsenal.

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Our Staff

Dean Norton

Dean Norton

Director of Operations
dean@mainlinesigns.com
785-806-2047

About Dean

Dean has worked in the printing industry since 1981 and owned his own wide-format banner printing business for 6 years. Dean leads the charge at Mainline Signs, always excited to expand the Wide-Format Division’s capabilities and knowledge.

When not at work, Dean enjoys fishing at the lake and collecting vintage photo negatives.

Abigail Coleman

Abigail Coleman

Design/Production
abby@mainlinesigns.com
785-274-3706
About Abigail

After graduating with a degree in Graphic Design, Abigail jumped right into work designing and printing decals. At Mainline Signs she specializes in graphic design as well as printing and production. She has a sharp eye for color.

On the weekends you can catch her gardening or relaxing with a movie.

David Craig

David Craig

Installation/Production
785-274-3706

About David

David has worked in sign fabrication and installation for years. His construction and electrical experience are indispensable at Mainline Signs. David is quick to smile and has a ready laugh.

When relaxing at home, he enjoys doing home construction projects and working on his ‘92 Ford Flareside.

Ben Kreis

Ben Kreis

Business Development
ben@mainlinesigns.com
785-274-9704

About Ben

Ben has a degree in Visual Communication and 15 years of experience in cost estimation, project management, and graphic design. For Mainline Signs he provides customer service, lots of energy, and a love for creating order out of chaos.

When Ben isn’t working at Mainline Signs, he loves reading a good book, writing, and sketching.