Custom Display Solutions, Inc.
About CDS

Established in 2000, Custom Display Solutions, Inc. (CDS) has flourished into a premier custom design manufacturer for the AV industry.  Our foundation is our commitment to quality, integrity and responsiveness to our clients’ needs.


CDS specialized areas include front/rear projection systems, Custom Video walls, projection cube pedestals, projector & monitor mounting solutions, display furniture, LCD lifts, scissor lifts, and much more.  CDS offers free feasibility drawings and quotations for your proposals.  Our team provides the A/V Industry with customized solutions, installation and after-sale support.  Our products are designed and fabricated at our 15,000 square foot manufacturing facility located in Southern California.



The founder, CEO and President of CDS is John Higgins.  Over the years, Mr. Higgins has built and honed the organization, retaining a group of qualified and dedicated individuals who continue make CDS what it is today.  The CDS Management Team is committed to promoting leadership competencies throughout the organization, setting high benchmarks for success.

Mr. Higgins attended Arizona State University, has a degree in business management and is a former Captain of the United States Army Reserve.


John Higgins began his involvement with the Audio-Visual Industry in 1989, working for Stewart Filmscreen Corporation as a product specialist.  Three years later, Mr. Higgins joined American Video Communications in systems sales and later transferred to its sister company, Visual Structures, Inc. (VSI Trooper) as a Sales Engineer.  At VSI Trooper, Mr. Higgins was promoted to Sales Manager and ultimately VP of Sales before leaving in 2000 to start his own design and manufacturing company, Custom Display Solutions (CDS), Inc.


Throughout his audio-visual career, Mr. Higgins has become uniquely familiar with the many facets of custom rear screen applications and is considered an industry expert on the subject.  Mr. Higgins’ and his company’s experience with display technology and mechanical design is of great value to customers in creating very impressive, innovative custom display solutions.


Core Values


Every employee makes an important contribution to our team and to the success of our business.  We are committed to being a successful, team-oriented organization.


Customer Satisfaction

CDS’s Management, Design Engineers, Technicians, Administrative Staff and Sales Consultants are all committed to ensure our clients receive the very best in customer support.  We ask questions to ensure our customers receive the right products for their applications.  We are driven to provide effective, innovative solutions to all of our customers and strive for total customer satisfaction.



We value high quality in everything we do and deliver excellence in our products and services.

2926 West Pendleton Avenue, Santa Ana, California, 92704, United States
(800) 650-8845
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