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Welcome to USA, Inc.

Universal Services Associates is proud to present our new home. Our nearly 40,000 square-foot facility features large, dedicated spaces for woodwork, metal fabrication, machining, scenic art, exhibit preparation and staging in addition to a new self-contained paint booth.

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Terracotta Warriors March to Philadelphia

Come see the amazing exhibition at The Franklin Institute, in Philadelphia. Opening September 30th, 2017 running through March 2018.


Explore production methods of the warriors, how they were discovered and reassembled by archaeologists. The exhibit includes over 300 artifacts of Qin Dynasty, including 10 real figures from the Xian excavation site in China.

Cool Off with AWEsome Water!

Cool off this summer at the DuPage Children’s Museum!

USA recently installed an all new AWEsome Water gallery with plenty of fun interactions for kids to learn the awesome power of water!


USA was excited to build a completely custom, hand-sculpted Stream Table to go along with a beautiful magnetic play water wall and 7-foot tall water wheelThe new Stream Table utilizes USA’s innovative production methods to allow this incredibly flexible exhibit to be reproduced in an endless number of different meandering shapes, just like a real stream!

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For more information, check out the story from mykidslist.com

Also watch the video from abc7-News Chicago:

Winner! Excellence in Exhibition 2017

Congratulations to Eastern State Penitentiary for being named Overall Winner for Excellence in Exhibition 2017 by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM) for their powerful exhibit Prisons Today: Questions in the Age of Mass Incarceration

USA is very proud to have played a part in developing these exhibits, from prototyping and fabrication to final installation at this wonderful historic site!


Eastern State Penitentiary received this prestigious award during the annual AAM Museum Conference in St. Louis, May 8th 2017. Read more about the award here.

“Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor”

Congratulations to The Pacific Science Center, Franklin Institute and the Gecko Group for the successful world premiere of “Terracotta Warriors of the First Emperor”

Check out a preview of this incredible exhibit from NBC King-5 news in Washingtion:

Read more about the premiere here!

And The Winner is…SPAM®

Congratulations to Hormel Foods’ SPAM® Museum and the community of Austin, Minnesota. The museum was awarded  with Attraction of the Year award at the Explore Minnesota Tourism Conference! Read more about the award here.

Opening in April of 2016, USA refurbished, fabricated and installed the exhibits in the 8,000 square foot museum, which just recently saw it’s 100,00th visitor!