Our History

Providing Industrial ID Solutions For 30+ Years

Glavin ID was founded in 1986 by David and Julie Glavin out of their family home. The company began as just a sales organization operating out of a 113 square foot office. We have grown to manufacture and distribute from our current home in a 72,000 square foot facility that we own in Solon, OH.

Glavin ID originally operated under the division names Glavin Specialty Company, Lake Marking Products, and First Neon Signs & Service until 2005—when all three divisions began operating as one under the Glavin Industries, Inc. name. We have also acquired the assets to a number of companies over the years and blended their operations in to the operations of our existing business. These acquisitions include: Watson Lake Engravers, Ingram and Taylor, Precision Engraving, Budget Signs, and Sign Design & Graphics Pro, and Target Screen Printing.

In 2022, Dan and Amanda Glavin became the second-generation of family owners.  In 2023, the company brand was updated to Glavin ID to better represent the current product and service offering.  Dan, Amanda, and the whole Glavin ID team strive to carry on the legacy of superior customer service and innovation that the company has become known for.

Our Founding

Company Founded by David & Julie Glavin and operated under multiple divisions.

Glavin Industries, Inc.

Original 3 divisions along with other business and assets combine into one operation under Glavin Industries, Inc.

A New Generation

A new era begins as Dan & Amanda Glavin become the second generation of family owners.

Glavin ID

Company brand updated to reflect new services and offerings in the consumer marketplace and beyond.

Our Values


Reliability & Integrity

We supply the highest quality products for the most competitive rates in the market, guaranteed. Our world class technical support will work with you to find the perfect solution for any application.

Customer Satisfaction

Our business depends on establishing long-term relationships with our customers. That's why we strive for the highest level of customer satisfaction in the marketplace. When our customers win, so do we!

Our Employees

Empowered employees are key to our success. We ensure that our workers are provided with a comfortable working environment that opens the door for individual and collaborative creativity and improved quality of life.

Our Mission

Our mission is to be an innovative leader satisfying our customers, providing quality products and services, delivered on time to provide for our long term growth and stability.

We are dedicated to creating an environment of continuous improvement for the benefit of our customers, employees, suppliers and the community.

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