Electro-Matic Visual Blog

Draw Local Attention to Your Business with a new LED Display

Posted by Molly Austin & Armon Hightower on Feb 21, 2020 4:04:26 PM

There are various advantages to utilizing LED technology to advertise business. When compared to traditional fluorescent signs, LED displays are ultimately less expensive to maintain, the lighting lasts longer, and you could have ads appear as text, images, or video. LED signs can also be installed in a variety of locations and different surfaces. It is already known that a well-designed sign can boost revenue and lead to your business’s success. According to studies conducted by the Small Business Association, with LED signage, businesses increase from 15% to 150% within the first year. However, no one wants a generic, static sign outside their establishment (yes, LED signs can be used the incorrect way). If done correctly, your LED sign can have attention-grabbing power that will immediately draw the eyes of passerby.

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Topics: LED Displays

The Benefits of LED Parking Lot Lights

Posted by Electro-Matic on Feb 12, 2020 1:56:42 PM

A visitor’s experience with an establishment always starts in the parking lot. Parking lot lights usually go unnoticed, unless, however, the quality is poor. Believe it or not, there is a direct correlation between how well lit a parking lot structure is and the standing of one’s business or establishment. If a parking lot is well lit, then drivers and pedestrians can easily navigate and feel safe. When a parking lot is lit poorly, however, the opposite occurs, and your crime rates and accidents will increase.

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Topics: LED Parking Lot Lighting

Cost-Effectively Reach Your Community: Electronic Message Boards

Posted by Electro-Matic on Jan 28, 2020 1:45:46 PM

As a consumer, whether it be shopping or grabbing a bite to eat, do you think you would be drawn towards the establishment with a barely noticeable, bland, droopy vinyl banner? Or would you prefer the establishment with a nice LED electronic message board (EMC)?

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Topics: LED Displays

Bricks Fuel Shows They're More than a Gas Station with LED Upgrade

Posted by Molly Austin on Jan 24, 2020 3:29:08 PM
 

As stated on their website, "Bricks was founded by Brad Yonker and Nick Fischer in Alto, MI. Together, Brad and Nick wanted to create a brand of their own with the freedom to sell their favorite foods, and give customers a fresh, convenient, and friendly experience they wanted but were not getting from a typical “gas station”. Being in the industry for years they knew what the public perception was of a “convenience store” or “gas station” and wanted to change that.Taking a suggestion to combine their names, the “Bricks” brand was born, along with a commitment to improve the industry standard by implementing their brand through all areas of business."  

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Topics: Going Green, Electro-Matic Sign News, LED Lighting, News

Macomb Group Takes Advantage of High-Traffic Area with new LED Display

Posted by Molly Austin on Dec 17, 2019 11:55:18 AM


The Macomb Group is a leading wholesale distributor of pipe, valves and fittings for the Midwest region and beyond. They have a total of 16 branches located throughout Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee, and North Carolina with headquarters in Sterling Heights, Michigan.

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Topics: LED Technology, Electro-Matic LED, Electro-Matic Visual Solutions, LED Displays, News, Professional Services

United States Post Office Converts to LED Lighting with EM Visual

Posted by Electro-Matic on Dec 12, 2019 9:09:00 AM
 
The United States Post Office in Holland, MI was seeking a more efficient way to light the outside of their facility, including their mail car parking lot, as well as the interior of the building itself. The United States Post Office needed high-quality LED lighting with quick and easy installation capabilities.
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Topics: LED Technology, Going Green, Electro-Matic LED, Electro-Matic Sign News, High Bay Lighting, LED Lighting, News

Breton Travel Maximizes Impact and Readability with New LED Display

Posted by Molly Austin on Oct 31, 2019 12:09:13 PM

Breton Travel, a travel agency specializing in cruise and vacation planning, have been helping clients make beautiful memories for nearly half a century. It was founded in 1973 by Walt and Audrey Lovell, and now has two locations in Grand Rapids ran under the leadership of their son, John Lovell. As Breton Travel’s President, John has continued the level of quality and travel experience clients can rely on. Breton Travel’s well-traveled and experienced family of advisers understand the difference between price and value, and the importance of your time and money. They're the kind of company that will be there for you before, during and after your journey. 

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Topics: LED Technology, Electro-Matic LED, Electro-Matic Visual Solutions, LED Displays, News, Professional Services

$800,000 Skatepark in Detroit gets New LED Outdoor Lighting

Posted by Molly Austin on Sep 19, 2019 3:39:14 PM
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Topics: LED Technology, Electro-Matic LED, Electro-Matic Visual Solutions, LED Lighting, News

3 Tips for Getting the Best Retail Store Lighting

Posted by Electro-Matic on Aug 29, 2019 3:22:05 PM
 
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Topics: Going Green, Commercial Lighting, ESCOs, LED Lighting, Retail, Shopping Malls

Wayne County Parks use LED Displays to Communicate with Customers

Posted by Jesse Cameron on Aug 20, 2019 9:57:30 AM
 
Customer
Wayne County Parks is a division of Wayne County Public Services that is committed to enhancing the quality of life for families and citizens of the 43 communities of Wayne County. It hosts numerous events throughout the year.

Background
One event in particular includes the Lightfest, which takes place at Hines Park. The Lightfest is the Midwest's longest drive-through holiday light display, stretching approximately 4.5 miles, featuring more than 47 giant animated displays, and more than one million lights!
 


Objective

Outside of their website, print, and banners, Wayne County Parks had no way to display news or any other important park information. They wanted a better way to communicate the dates and times of not only their annual Lightfest event, but all of their events year-round.

Solution

The LED Sign chosen from Electro-Matic Visual was actually the same design as one of our trailer demos, but with an additional custom wrap. This allows Wayne County Lightfest the flexibility to put their sign where they want during peak hours, or move its location for different events. For further assistance throughout the year, Electro-Matic provided a permanent 16mm LED sign on the Hines Park premises as well. 

Benefits

The information on the upgraded LED display helped the line to move faster and more efficientlymaking the experience for everyone much more enjoyable. Considering this is a seasonal operation for Wayne County Parks, they are able to transfer the sign to other events in the spring, summer, and early fall.

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Topics: LED Technology, Electro-Matic LED, Electro-Matic Visual Solutions, Electro-Matic Sign News, News