Philadelphia Sign opened its doors in 1905. Andrew Paxson Trucksess, at age 18, purchased Philadelphia Sign Company in 1911 for $500. His initial product offerings were hand-painted signs. Under the Trucksess family leadership, PSCO has grown to be one of the largest, most influential sign companies in the nation. The company’s timeline mirrors the growth of the U.S. and at times, has reflected the history of the world from the heyday of neon through war time efforts to the rise of retail chains and multi-site conversions, PSCO has been at the forefront over the decades leading the industry with a century of signage.