Stonehouse Blog and Safety News

Fri, 2020-02-14
ACP-Stonehouse Logos
ARLINGTON, TX - ACP International, and sister company SA-SO, have acquired Stonehouse Signs of Arvada, Colorado. Stonehouse production and sales are moving to the headquarters of ACP and SA-SO in Arlington, Texas. We have planned the transition to maintain a high level of service and minimize... Read Full Story
Wed, 2018-06-13
Stonehouse Signs Custom FPCON Signs Slider Sign System
Over our many years of experience working with the military, Stonehouse Signs has produced a number of different FPCON Sign solutions for facilities around the country for both interior and exterior use. Facilities prize our FPCON Slider Signs as this sign solution makes it easy to display and... Read Full Story
Thu, 2018-06-07
Stonehouse Signs Custom Easy Flip Hinged Signs
Need an easy way to rotate between two different messages? Stonehouse Signs’ Custom Changeable Hinged Flip Signs makes changing the message you display easy. Our Custom Hinged Flip Signs can be printed with different messages on both sides of the sign, with a hinge in the middle, allowing you to... Read Full Story
Wed, 2017-10-11
Stonehouse Signs ANSI Compliant Ski Lift Signs
ANSI, with guidance from the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA,) has released an updated version of ANSI B77.1 – Annex D for the 2017/2018 ski season. This ANSI standard regulates required signs posted at ski areas, including ropeway/lift signs and informative signs. Although many required ski... Read Full Story
Wed, 2017-01-25
Stonehouse Signs Safety First Hand History
Look closely at Stonehouse Signs’ tags, and you’ll see a small logo of a hand in a circle with “Safety First” written in the hand. What is this logo, and why is it on some of Stonehouse Signs’ products?   The logo, which we call the Safety First Hand or SFH, was created by J.W. Stonehouse,... Read Full Story
Wed, 2015-09-02
Stonehouse Signs Custom FPCON Slider Signs Military Signs
As a custom sign manufacturer, Stonehouse Signs is proud of our ability to closely work with our customers to create sign solutions to meet their specific needs. And we’re willing to think outside of the box on many projects – such as the FPCON Slider Sign System we recently created for the Navy.... Read Full Story
Thu, 2014-05-08
Stonehouse Signs Lockout Safety Tag Danger Do Not Start This Machine
One of the most helpful tools OSHA releases each year is their list of most cited violations. In doing so, business owners have a chance to review their own safety policy, with increased focus on industry-wide trends from the previous year, to help keep their workers safe. Of the 10 most cited OSHA... Read Full Story
Fri, 2014-02-07
The J.W. Stonehouse Font, Exclusively Created and Used by Stonehouse Signs
In the late 1920s, J.W. Stonehouse began producing his safety signs in a special font he created.  J.W. developed the font to be both effective and visually appealing on his safety sign products, which at the time were made to communicate the mining bell alarm system to coal miners. Why did J.W.... Read Full Story
Mon, 2012-10-22
J.W. Stonehouse in a Colorado mine inspecting his safety sign. (1910)
Today, Stonehouse Signs kicks off its second century of participation in the National Safety Council Congress & Expo in Orlando, Florida. Jeff Stone, current co-owner of the company, reminisced, “My Great Uncle, J.W. Stonehouse, was there 100 years ago, in 1912, to help get this thing started... Read Full Story
Mon, 2011-12-19
In a previous article, Punch Up Your Window Graphics, we offered some of the advantages of using self-adhesive vinyl, and some new ideas that you might find interesting. The 6-step process below includes some easy-to-follow instructions and visuals to help explain how to apply vinyl graphics to... Read Full Story
Tue, 2011-12-13
Throughout the United States, Military installations have specific rules and guidelines for posting signs for physical security. We took a detailed look at the rules and regulations, and outlined the specific requirements that pertain to signage on military installations below. Need to purchase... Read Full Story
Wed, 2011-05-04
In 1863, the year Stonehouse Signs was founded, a seed was planted that would change workplace safety forever.  That’s over 150 years of a rich and storied history of a company whose lasting contributions in the early years of the industrial safety movement can be measured in number of lives saved... Read Full Story

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