Stouse Sign Service was founded in the early 1950Ís and specialized in sign painting, billboards, road signs, store signs, and restaurant signage. Bary Marquardt purchased the business in 1977 and expanded the product line to include bumper stickers and other screen printed products. In 1979, Stouse produced its first catalog, a much smaller, more primitive version of todayÍs Full Line Catalog.
In 1980, Bary and Will Lewis, co-owner of the company, relocated the operation to an 18,000 square foot building on Roanoke Road in Kansas City, MO and the company became Stouse, Inc. Together Bary and Will have led the company... (more)