About Us

Outdoor Business Signs - BlackFire Signs

BlackFire Signs is a full-service signage company and trusted partner for all of your commercial signage and graphics needs. Originally founded by Darren and Marci Joel, BlackFire Signs has been acquired by Chris and Karen Karabinos in 2023. BlackFire Signs is an independently owned full-service manufacturing company based in metro Atlanta, dedicated to helping businesses growth rough effective marketing strategies and execution.

Chris Karabinos brings 25 years experience in product development, marketing and leadership positions, bringing a wealth of knowledge to the BlackFire Signs team. During his professional journey, he has had the pleasure of working with renowned companies such as Coca-Cola, Choice Point, and multiple technology firms where he has excelled in product development, market development, and business strategy building brands, products and businesses in the Consumer Package Goods (CPG), software and technology industries.
BlackFire Signs is proud to be a partner of the Signworld Business Alliance boasting 30+ years experience in the industry.

As part of this exclusive network, which consists of over 360 independently owned and operated sign manufacturing companies, we possess a national presence and the capability to fabricate and install commercial signage across the United States and Canada. Our affiliation with Signworld enables us to provide unparalleled service and deliver exceptional signage solutions to our clients.

BlackFire Signs strongly believes in giving back to the community that has supported us overthe years. We actively volunteer our time at our church, the Boy Scouts and sports programs, working to make a positive impact on others. We maintain ethical business practices and foster a supportive environment that treats our employees as members of our own family.

Our Core Values

Customer-First/Centric Organization

Our clients are at the forefront of everything we do. We work hard to understand their unique needs and deliver customized solutions to exceed their expectations.


We prioritize dependability and consistency in all our interactions, ensuring that our clients, partners, and employees can rely on us to deliver exceptional results.


Integrity lies at the heart of our operations. We uphold honesty and transparency with our clients, partners, and employees, fostering trust and strong relationships.

High-Quality Work

We are committed to delivering top-notch craftsmanship and superior quality in every project we undertake. Our attention to detail and dedication to excellence set us apart.

At BlackFire Signs, we are passionate about helping businesses, non-profits and governments drive their organizations through impactful signage solutions. Whether you require eye-catching displays, engaging graphics, or striking promotional materials, our team is here to bring your vision to life. Partner with us, and together, we will ignite your brand’s success.

Partner with our clients to solve their unique business needs.
Emphasize quality, service and on time delivery.
Utilize best-in-class technology, equipment, and techniques.