The company specialized in designing and manufacturing standard and custom marking devices for the office environment, such as rubber stamps, date markers and seal embossers. Harry Lee Chester, Jr., nephew of George and Elsie Southwell, joined the company in 1977 and promptly took on a leadership role. He expanded the business by introducing and developing products, as well as services to cater to the wayfinding and signage system needs of architectural firms. In 2002 CCSW acquired South Texas Graphics Specialties (STGS) which was originally established in 1984. STGS services the greater Houston and East Texas areas. They specialize in sales, project management and installation. National Signage Affiliates is a DBA and is comprised of CCSW and STGS.