Pavement Stencil Acquired by Shaw Harbor

Sept. 25, 2023

Shaw Harbor has announced the acquisition of Pavement Stencil Co, LLC, a supplier of cutting-edge pavement stencils and marking tools. This strategic move solidifies Shaw Harbor’s commitment to delivering state-of-the-art products and  technological leadership in the pavement marking industry.

Pavement Stencil is recognized as a pioneer in the pavement marking industry, revolutionizing public spaces, airports, parking lots, and roadways nationwide with their high-quality stencils and marking solutions. Known for their precision and durability, Pavement Stencil’s products have earned customers’ trust throughout the United States and Canada by delivering high-quality pavement markings.

The acquisition of Pavement Stencil complements Shaw Harbor’s other pavement marking industry holdings. This new addition to its portfolio raises the standard for pavement markings and provides customers with unique productivity and money-saving solutions.

“We are delighted to announce the acquisition of Pavement Stencil,” said John Shaw McNeely, Shaw Harbor’s principal. “This strategic move reinforces our ability to offer customers a wide range of pavement marking solutions. Together we will continue to innovate and set new industry benchmarks for technology-enabled pavement markings.”

Pavement Stencil will continue to be based in Roanoke, Virginia, where it will be  led by its current general manager, Megan Palmer. Calvin and Beth Bell, the  previous owners of Pavement Stencil, will retire at the end of the year. “I  have known John and his team for many years. I am confident in Shaw  Harbor’s ability to continue our great tradition of providing the best stencils  and service in the market,” says Beth Bell.

StencilFast, Pavement Stencil's sister company, will continue to operate as usual, under the Shaw Harbor umbrella. 

Integrating Pavement Stencil’s products creates an overall offering with the highest standards for road safety and visibility. Shaw Harbor owns and  operates Skip Line LLC and Spec-Rite Systems LLC - the leading providers of  smart hardware and software technologies for the pavement marking industry.