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Est. 1977 – Formerly Trim-Line

We have been in the signage business for over 35 years. Our shop is located beautiful North Vancouver British Columbia and boasts over 75 years of cumulative experience among the highly knowledgeable staff. We have maintained the same level of quality since 1977, and where one of the first two vinyl sign shops on the North Shore. The company was founded around automotive, marine graphics specializing in hand striping. These humble beginnings led to a true level of artisan craftsmanship.  You get what you pay for… Our quality and service is unsurpassed and we have the history to prove it.  We work hard to maintain our reputation and go the extra mile for our clients. Feel free to speak with one of our knowledgeable staff for your next project, or get informed with some of our printing capabilities.

John
Founder

In the 1970’s, John was one of the first to pioneer Automotive Striping and Graphics. He started with free hand sword brush pinstriping designs on automobiles, and then incorporated 3M automotive vinyl striping and graphics. In The early 1990’s John also was the first to Supply and install VINYL DIGITALY PRINTED GRAPHICS on a 45’ Prevost bus for SUN-RYPE, in North Vancouver. To this day John and his experienced employees, has been producing digital full colour vehicle wraps, which is seen all over the North Shore and Vancouver. John has over 40 years of experience, and still has true love and compassion for his business.


Eric
Manager

Eric started working with vinyl plotters and large format printers in high school. He studied design at Emily Carr and BCIT with additional environmental studies at Capilano University. He had especially exceled in branding, typography and illustration. To further his installation skills Eric has also attended multiple vehicle wrapping courses and is always up to date on the newest vinyl products and trends. Eric has been working full time at Fine-Line since 2009. He brings his talents in vehicle wrapping and design to all the projects he works with. When he is not in the shop you might find him wading rivers with a fly rod , cycling in a peloton, or exploring some obscure corner of BC with his young family.


Richard
Production / Network Administrator

Richard has worked in the automotive and graphics industry since 1999. He met John, the owner, when he was tinting vehicles for Trim-Line in the early 2000’s. He has been working full time at Fine-Line since 2005. He has completed courses in Aerial Lifts & Aerial Work Platforms through Worksite Safety for which he has earned a certificate for. He has also been certified for Power System Safety Protection (PSSP Category 2) and Distribution Component Training which are mandatory courses for wrapping BC Hydro Boxes. As a window tint specialist and over 20 years of experience under his belt he is a great asset to the Fine-Line team, not to mention, he is also our in-house “I.T.” guy. Outside of Fine-Line, he spends time with his family and has been a DJ since he was 15.


Shinn
Web

Graduated from Vancouver Film School (Digital Design) with 18 years of experience in graphic / web design. Football (Soccer) guy.