Design & Manufacturing 


At CNP, we know that collaboration sets the foundation for crafting and implementing effective signage strategies that are designed to meet your needs. Our design department works with independent designers and architects, as well as directly with end-users to make sure that each project is a success. Whether you are just starting out and only have ideas to work from or you are a large corporation with an established brand identity, our design team excels at establishing and maintaining your image with current and potential customers.
  • Custom designs for business identity
  • Site/building identity packages for sign permits and landlord approvals
  • Photo simulations of proposed signage on existing buildings & sites
  • National sign program standards manuals
  • Shopping center sign programs and criteria

We can take artwork in a variety of electronic formats and output drawings in PDF and other formats for client approvals. Refer to the attached Artwork Production Requirements for details.


Our state of the art facility, with over 50,000 square feet of manufacturing area under one roof, is situated on 4.5 acres in San Diego’s Mission Valley. Efficient production methods and experienced personnel have enabled us to remain at the leading edge of our industry, while providing the stability and dependability that our large corporate clients require.

New technologies and proven methods are combined to develop sign solutions that are innovative, functional and practical to produce and permit. This allows CNP to produce signs in volume for national programs, while also specializing in high-end custom projects.

  • Sheet metal, aluminum, stainless steel, specialty metal fabrication
  • Large-scale structural steel fabrication with certified welders
  • Computerized cutting of metal, wood, plastic, and vinyl
  • Plastic thermoforming for molded sign faces and specialty displays
  • Large and small format digital graphics on a variety of substrates
  • Neon glass fabrication for signage, outline lighting, and architectural accents
  • Complete spray-painting facilities using the highest quality paints available
  • Specialty applications, such as gold leaf, faux finishes, etched glass
  • Documented quality control procedures
  • Los Angeles Licensed Fabricator (yearly inspections, welding certifications)
  • U.L. fabricator