We design, engineer, manufacture, install and service any type of sign & outdoor lighting.
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APEX signs & services are trouble free and cost effective, letting you get on with your business.
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About | APX - Apex Pinnacle Services

We Build the Best & Service the Rest
Hassle Free and Cost-Effective Sign Solutions That Get you Noticed

It was over three generations ago that the idea to help local businesses brand themselves with unique and customized building signs was executed. Since then, we have continued to serve Northeast Ohio and the world with integrity, demonstrating excellence and expertise in sign-making and branding every step of the way. Over the years, APX’s reputation has expanded manifold. So much so, that we bought Sign-Lite intellectual properties which history includes Moss & Lee in 1981, Johnny Peca Sign Company in 1984, Ace Neon Sign Company, Holsman Neon & Electric Sign Company in 1959, this history assures we bring you the best in signage services.

Our Service

Today, we are fortunate to be flag-bearers in the signage industry, especially in the Ohio region. Transforming into a full-service Cleveland sign company, we still carry the passion to continue growing and expanding what we already have. Our goal is to create signs that reflect your brand image depicting its values in their truest form. And our team of designers does that by creating customized, creative and aesthetically appealing designs that encapsulate your branding goals.

We help get your business noticed by passersby and your target audience. Building signs ensure an in increase foot traffic to your business, and open the gates to increased earnings. We work with architects, engineers, advertising agencies, designers, owners, and general contractors and more, fully understanding their varying branding needs. Based on their requirements, we create indoor and outdoor signs and large-format printing solutions that become a point of generating consumer interest in your brand.

Sustaining Values

Our values of integrity, dedication, and customer service have remained consistent throughout our existence. We prioritize what our clients need and want, listening between the lines to get a full-picture of the end result.

THE BEST LEADERS

Meet Our Team

Mike
President
Kevin S.
Vice President
Kevin M.
Sales Executive
Evalyn
Office Manager
Susan
Designer
Peter
Art Director
THE BEST people
Our People

The APX | Apex Pinnacle team is the company’s source of creative inspiration and elbow grease. To guarantee consideration of even the minutest detail, we engage only the most skilled and certified sign makers, designers, electrical technicians, and assemblers. Adherence to high industry standards concerning project execution and safety allow us to deliver results that exceed expectations.

It would be an understatement to say that APX’s sign professionals care about each and every sign. From the initial consultant all the way to when the sign is successfully mounted and installed, each step is critical for our team.

Along with our team that exhibits diligence and competence, APX has access to resources and tools that support our sign building expertise. Whether it’s a simple channel lettering project for your small law firm or a neon sign for a bar, we have everything we need to deliver solid signs that meet your branding goals and grab people’s attention.

What we are best at

Our Process

We HAVE LIFT OFF

Our sign launch process for success

1

site survey & CONSULTING

Our site surveys is to gather information for proper placement of signage, best suited design and for proposal to meet and exceed your signage project goals.

We guide you thru the process of design, permitting, installation, electrical requirements and service work, we stay in constant contact with you throughout all phases of our process.

2

local zoning ordinances & CODE Research

Best practices stipulate you should always check zoning laws, there may be restrictions on what you can do to the building’s exterior.

3

signage artwork Design

Ready to get noticed and attract customers to your business? Our fully staff design team stands ready to assist no matter what phase of the sign design process, to ensure a perfect sign that highlights your branding goals.

We provide a digital file of sign artwork for all parties involved to review. We adjust signage design for approval by the stake holders involved.

4

Signage ESTIMATE & Contract

Our project estimate and contract includes a detailed description of the activities involved for your building sign project.

5

Local permits & Variance

Permits usually require administrative approval and design approval. To receive a variance, we need to provide a justifiable reason to receive the variance. Our professional staff will be there every step of the way.

6

construction OF SIGNAGE

Combining experienced graphic design and structural design, our teams engineer and build quality signs that catch the eye and pass the test of time.

7

Timely installation

We will commence with project management and coordination to meet your project requirements installation needs.

8

PROFESSIONAL Support STAFF

We rely on the varied and valuable experience, background, and skills of our professional staff to support our strategic goals and to ensure the success of every project.

9

PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE & SERVICE

Anytime you need us, day or night, there’s always a courteous, trained APX service specialist who’s just a phone call away.

10

24/7 Emergency service

Our 24-hour Service Hotline is there when storms or other unforeseen emergencies strike. Emergency sign service to keep your signs safe and operational.

Apex is a unique sign company that utilizes their expertise and experience to craft the right personalized statement for your company. They are easy to work with and will deliver a good product as promised.

Andy Morse

Ohio Awning & Manufacturing Co.
CEO

Bill and Michael Holsman have provided signs And installations nationwide for numerous projects for the past forty plus years.   Always a quality product on time installation and prompt follow up on any issues.   They have been innovative on many unique sign designs and difficult installations  I highly recommend APEX. For. Any of your sign needs.

Jerry Herschman

Onyx Creative
Architect

Bill at APX is one of the most knowledgeable members of the sign industry in greater Cleveland. I have worked with Bill and have found that he has the expertise and experience to meet almost any signage need of businesses and organizations.

Robert N Brown

City Planner

I have worked with the Holsman family & Apex Pinacle for many years. They have installed for us some of the largest billboards in the state of Ohio... often times w/ many difficult weather & extraneous conditions.... they always manage to get the job done with a pleasant “ can do” attitude!

Tom Embrescia

Second Generation,Ltd
Chairman

I've worked with all of the sign companies nationally and found APEX Pinnacle to be far superior. Their expertise has helped the Casino keep their digital sign up and running far beyond it's useful life. I highly recommend Michael and his team.

Anthony Figliola

Jack Entertainment
Regional Director of Facilities

I just wanted to share some thoughts about Billy and his brother Mike. I’ve known them for my entire time serving on Cleveland City Council which encompasses 18 years. They are true professionals and their quality of work and expertise with this subject matter is second to none. They have been a true partner with the City of Cleveland plus they’re just great guys.

Martin J Sweeney

Former Cleveland Council President

Apex supports the Cleveland Clinic’s communication to our patients and the public for direction and facility protection for building access, such as Emergency department signage etc.They have a professional team that installs Cleveland Clinic’s outdoor signage quickly across our system of  hospitals and Family Health Centers for the entire northeast Ohio area.Their close proximity to our facilities helps us to meet fast moving needs for messaging.  Apex is an essential supplier for the Cleveland Clinic.

Marty Goan

Cleveland Clinic
Director, Print & Traffic Marketing
Content & Creative Services

I have had a great partnership with the Holsman’s over the past 15 years.  As an Entertainment Project Manager/ Owner Representative I want simple.  I can honestly say that APX accomplished that task with a formidable design team, quality fabrication, excellent coordination with site structural engineers, outstanding permitting support and first-rate installation services.  Whether it was Gameworks or House of Blues I never had to worry about the signage package scope of work.  

Joel House

InHouse Project Services
President

Melissa and I had the pleasure of working with Bill on several projects at University Hospitals for their Vision 2010 strategic projects.  Bill was excellent and navigating the team through the processes on very difficult skyline signage installations at both Seidman Cancer Center and Ahuja Medical Center.  Installing skyline signage on active project sites and coordinating with all of the other construction activities was quite a challenge, but Bill and his team of professionals were able to deliver both projects on-time and on-budget. We also used Bill for signage on our own commercial campus and as with the UH projects, it was done professionally and looks fantastic.  We look forward to working with this team again on future projects.

Melissa M. Ferchill

MCM Company, Inc
Owner/President

Rochelle A. Gamiere

MCM Company, Inc
Director of Development

I have worked with the Holsman’s for more than thirty years. Whether it was decorating a boat for Riverfest or creating displays for the Public Square Holiday Lighting. New signage for my client’s businesses or maintenance and energy audits of existing systems have been completed to the satisfaction of myself and my clients.

Dave Kinkaid LC

LEED-AP

The Holsman brothers have been doing my signs for 15 years…They assisted in designing our logo and Coakley Real Estate colors and image… They have always been prompt and efficient on all my sign locations…Apex is affordable and on time… I highly recommend their services…

Francis M (Sandy) Coakley,  Principal

Coakley Real Estate

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WHO
WE ARE:.

we’ve 274 Years of Combine experience in designing, constructing, and installing beautiful signs.  WE SPECIALIZE as one stop shop for Outdoor and indoor signage.

WHY
US?

OUR COMPANY’S TEAM of SEASONED PROFESSIONALs, Can ASSIST with APPLICATION, DESIGN, INSTALLATION & SERVICE. WE STAND READY TO SERVE YOUR NEEDS.

WHAT
WE DO:.

WE DO RECOGNIZE HOW IMPORTANT THE DELIVERY SCHEDULE, INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE & SERVICE IS TO YOUR COMPANY AND PERFORM ON SCHEDULE.