More Than A Sign

Your signage is an opportunity for your customer to experience your brand before they even walk through the door.

Make the most of your first touchpoint by partnering with our team that specializes in experiential design for companies that want to maximize their audience engagement.

Our Process

Our comprehensive capabilities will take you from beginning to end and then some!

Signage Consulting

Step 1

Our experienced Account Executives begin by first listening to our client’s needs and finding out what makes them unique.

Sign Design

Step 2

Our award-winning design team has been recognized within the industry for innovative design and creativity with consideration of materials and fabrication methods.

Sign Fabrication

Step 3

The heart of our business is custom sign fabrication. Our team has over 150 years of sign fabrication experience.

Sign Installation

Step 4

It’s not truly your sign until it is hung on your building and the lights turn on. Our team of trained, professional, and safety-focused installers will make sure your sign is properly installed and looking good.

Service & Maintenance

Step 5

Eventually, your sign will need repair. Our service division is here to get your brand back to looking its best whether it is interior or exterior.

Signage Stats


Adding an illuminated enter/exit directional can increase business by 8%

EMC (Electronic Message Center)

Adding a full-color EMC (Electronic Message Center) can increase business by a minimum of 14% up to 200%

Pylon Signs

Adding a pylon sign where you previously had no sign can increase business by a minimum of 15%

Color & Size

Color combinations or improper size can dramatically hurt your business’s yearly revenue.

The Impact of Signage on Your Business

Signage can make or break your business.

Some locations rely on their signs for their customers to locate them. Others use their signs as a dramatic first impression. First impression, way-finding, or branding, your sign program is an extension of your organization that works 24/7/365.

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Our Mission

Our mission is to make our clients’ business or organization better. We accomplish this by leveraging our industry-leading sales team and world-class products to help our clients reach their maximum potential.

About Us

Years in Business

Combined Years of Experience


Happy Clients 

Providing excellent service to businesses small and large

Joel Hart

Working with Burkhart on a couple different projects has always been a great experience. They are professional and always attentive to details and quick to get back to me. Recently we had some large signage projects and a very short time frame to complete the job but the folks a Burkhart went out of their way to make sure the job was done and done right. I would certainly recommend

Joe Hart, South Bend Cubs

Rev. Dr. William Salsbery

We love the new sign! Thanks so much for all your effort in making this possible. We greatly appreciate the generosity shown us by the Burkhart company. I really appreciated the men who installed it. They were great to work with.

Rev. Dr. William Salsbery, Heartland Ministries

Blake Baumgartner

Hayes Design Co. did a great job on our custom sign and awnings. They were professional, safe and kept me in constant communication throughout the project. They took the time to look at our site and even suggested some additional wayfinding signs we were not thinking of to create smooth site access. I would highly recommend Hayes Design Co. to anyone looking to enhance their brand and business.

Blake Baumgartner, Bitmap Products

Erin Thompson

The sign looks GREAT! I could not be more happy with the outcome!!!!! Thanks to Burkhart for being so wonderful to work with and for putting up with my pickiness. I also want to thank Burkhart for their honesty and putting us in touch with Troy the electrician to get the down lighting at a more reasonable cost. I am grateful for companies like Burkhart!

Erin Thompson, Unity Boutique

Aaron Nichols

Working with Burkhart was a joy. We needed a large-scale indoor wall wrap with short notice to serve as the backdrop for a high-profile national touring exhibit. The Burkhart Sign team was able to quickly print and deliver a high-quality piece that exceeded our expectations and created the “wow” factor we needed.”

Aaron Nichols, Audience Development Manager, Shakespeare at Notre Dame

Katherine Chase

Burkhart Advertising was such a pleasure to work with. Not only were they able to create a sign for Chase Plastics on a very short time frame but they created a sign that blew away my expectations. The follow-up and promptness that I received from Burkhart was incredible.

Katherine Chase, Chase Plastics

Our Signage

We get to do some pretty cool things for some pretty cool clients