ESCO Manufacturing & Stein Sign Display are thrilled to announce their recognition as the Family-Owned Small Business of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) South Dakota District Office. This prestigious award not only honors our dedication and hard work but also highlights the lively entrepreneurial life that thrives within South Dakota.

With over 90,000 small businesses in South Dakota, being selected as the Family-Owned Small Business of the Year is a true testament to the passion and commitment we have poured into our company. Stuart Stein, along with our entire team at ESCO and Stein Sign Display, is deeply honored to receive this recognition.

This award is particularly meaningful as it highlights South Dakota’s unique landscape of family-owned businesses. South Dakota claims the highest percentage of family-owned businesses in the nation, making our state a center of entrepreneurs.

At ESCO and Stein Sign Display, our 120 employees take great pride in our family-owned legacy, which has been the cornerstone of our success for 3 generations. From our humble beginnings in Watertown to our current standing as industry leaders, we have remained persistent in our vision of creating a WOW experience for our team members, customers and communities.

Winning the Family-Owned Small Business of the Year award confirms our commitment to excellence and motivates us to continue pushing the boundaries in our industry. We are grateful to the SBA South Dakota District Office for their recognition and support, as well as to our loyal customers and dedicated employees who have been so important in our journey.

For more information about ESCO Manufacturing & Stein Sign Display and our commitment to creating a WOW experience, please visit our websites &

Thank you for your continued support and partnership

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