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Kokomo has a new shopping destination – Boutique 1803 located on East Hoffer.  Be sure to check out the stylish channel letters that Huston Electric’s Sign Division installed.  These letters are black aluminum with LEDs installed to the backs to give the letters a halo effect at night.  What a great way to advertise your business!


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Huston Signs/ Eight38 Graphics is a full service branding, graphics and custom signage company serving central Indiana. We specialize in helping our customers create their brand and then assisting them in marketing that brand to the public. We help our customers visually communicate their brand in the following ways: business cards and letterhead, vehicle wraps and vinyl lettering, interior wall wraps, construction site signs, post and panel signs and way finding signage.

Huston Signs provides and installs electronic message centers, channel letters, architectural letters, monument signs, pylon signs, neon signs and blade signs.  Huston has physical locations in Kokomo, Lafayette and Westfield, Indiana.

Huston Inc. was founded in 1939 and has divisions specializing in electrical contracting and service, home and business automation, telecommunications, visual communications and signage, generators and compressors. To learn more about Huston/ Eight38 graphics, please visit us www.hustonelectric.com and www.eight38signco.com.

Last October I had some time in between a couple of meetings and decided to stop in to Beef and Boards Dinner Theatre because I noticed their exterior sign was not fully illuminating.  When I introduced myself to the facility manager Nick Stark and let him know the reason I stopped by, he said that the sign was on hold for now but he had an immediate need for new lighting in the kitchen.  After reviewing the scope of work, I ran back to the office after my next appointment and gave him a proposal to retrofit his existing lighting in kitchen from T12 to T8.  We were out there 7 days later installing new lamps and ballasts in his kitchen. After the first of the year, we were contacted to service a couple of the exterior pole lights and he mentioned he wanted to get new faces and LED technology in the exterior sign.  We gave proposals and they gave the notice to proceed.  Please see before and after pictures of the new sign faces and LED Technology. 

Huston Electric’s Sign Division had the privilege of working with the Kokomo YMCA on the signage at their new facility. 
All of the exterior channel letters and architectural letters were provided and installed by Huston Signs.
 
We provided (2) sets of internally illuminated LED channel letters of the Y logo reading “the” “Y” “YMCA”. 
Under the logos are formed acrylic architectural letters honoring Delmar E. Demaree for the generous contributions he
made to the Kokomo YMCA.
 
We also installed black aluminum architectural letters to a steel beam at the front entrance of the YMCA.  
 
Additionally Huston provided a variety of interior signs.  One of the interior signs is a Dedication Plaque that is precision
tooled aluminum with a black pebble texture.  Other interior signs we provided were PVC substrates with digitally printed
graphics that include gym etiquette, gym rules, and locker room information.
 
Huston has had a long-standing relationship with the Kokomo YMCA and we were honored to work with them on their
new signage for the new facility.
 
Huston Signs/ Eight38 Graphics is a full service branding, graphics and custom signage company serving central Indiana.
We specialize in helping our customers create their brand and then assisting them in marketing that brand to the public.
We help our customers visually communicate their brand in the following ways: business cards and letterhead, vehicle
wraps and vinyl lettering, interior wall wraps, construction site signs, post and panel signs and way finding signage.

Huston Signs provides and installs electronic message centers, channel letters, architectural letters, monument signs,
pylon signs, neon signs and blade signs.  Huston has physical locations in Kokomo, Lafayette and Westfield, Indiana.

Huston Inc. was founded in 1939 and has divisions specializing in electrical contracting and service, home and
business automation, telecommunications, visual communications and signage, generators and compressors.
To learn more about Huston/ Eight38 graphics, please visit us www.hustonelectric.com and www.eight38signco.com.

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Have you ever heard the saying “A referral is the best form of flattery”?  We are so grateful to the Kokomo YMCA for recommending our services to the Marion YMCA.  The Marion YMCA underwent a name change recently from “Star Financial YMCA” to “Star Financial Coliseum”.  Huston’s Sign Division delivered on updating the exterior channel letters by re-facing the “Star” logo and replacing the “YMCA” letters with “Coliseum”.  We consider it a privilege to work with the local YMCA’s on their re-brandings and are grateful they have chosen to work with Huston!


Testimonial from Kyle Strohman, CEO of Grant County YMCA
 
Working with Huston Electric for our sign change was the best decision we could have made.
 
YMCA of the USA had initiated a national rebranding initiative. Here in Marion, Indiana we had the challenge of meeting the branding standards yet continuing to honor and respect a local corporate partner whose name was on the outside of our building. From my first conversation with Huston they took the time to understand the complicated nature of this project. We had multiple options still being debated internally, a tight timeline, a tighter budget, and two companies’ graphic guidelines to fully understand. Unlike other companies, Huston quickly created the needed mock ups, quoted the project at a reasonable rate, and most importantly followed through on every promise they made.

My favorite story was during installation. The project was set to begin 5 weeks ahead of schedule, but then famous Indiana weather struck. Unlike other companies who would have used the additional time as an excuse, Samantha quickly updated me on the project status, even apologizing for a delay on a project they were weeks ahead of schedule.  It was clear to me they took great pride in their customer service, and treated this job like it was their most important.


Have you considered a new image or logo for your business?  Huston is here to help!  Our graphic design team can create a new logo for your company and provide business cards, letterhead, and other marketing materials.  Our sign team is well equipped to provide and install brand new signs like channel letters, sign cabinets, pylon signs, monument signs and more.  If you’re considering an update to your business’s logo give us a call so we can help your business stand out!


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Huston Signs/ Eight38 Graphics is a full service branding, graphics and custom signage company serving central Indiana. We specialize in helping our customers create their brand and then assisting them in marketing that brand to the public. We help our customers visually communicate their brand in the following ways: business cards and letterhead, vehicle wraps and vinyl lettering, interior wall wraps, construction site signs, post and panel signs and way finding signage.  Huston Signs provides and installs electronic message centers, channel letters, architectural letters, monument signs, pylon signs, neon signs and blade signs.  Huston has physical locations in Kokomo, Lafayette and Indianapolis, Indiana.  Huston Inc. was founded in 1939 and has divisions specializing in electrical contracting and service, home and business automation, telecommunications, visual communications and signage, generators and compressors. To learn more about Huston/ Eight38 graphics, please visit us www.hustonelectric.com and www.838graphics.com.

 

I recently had an opportunity to work with my good friend, Jim Anderson, on new signage for his building.  He had the façade remodeled and wanted a new sign to accompany the overall new look of the building.  His family owned business has a pretty special logo, which was designed by a childhood friend.  Jim wanted a high end, eye catching sign that would bring his logo to life so we chose to use individual illuminated channel letters with flat cut metal accents for the snowflakes. 

Eight38 Graphics did an outstanding job on our company’s new sign. Seeing it mounted on the face of our building really made me take a step back and appreciate how far we have come as a company, and as a family. I’m extremely proud that this sign will be a daily reminder of that. Thank you for such quality work.          -Jim Anderson, Owner – J.L. Anderson Heating & Cooling

As I drove by to check on the install I was blown away at how well this all came together.  I am so thankful that the Anderson’s chose me to help them with such a wonderful project, and I think their new look really STANDS OUT!

Sarah Hill

Branch Manager - Eight38 Graphics

Huston Signs/ Eight38 Graphics is a full service branding, graphics and custom signage company serving central Indiana.  We specialize in helping our customers create their brand and then assisting them in marketing that brand to the public.  We help our customers visually communicate their brand in the following ways: business cards and letterhead, vehicle wraps and vinyl lettering, interior wall wraps, construction site signs, post and panel signs and way finding signage.

Huston Signs provides and installs electronic message centers, channel letters, architectural letters, monument signs, pylon signs, neon signs and blade signs.  Huston has physical locations in Kokomo, Lafayette, Lebanon and Indianapolis, Indiana.

Huston Inc. was founded in 1939 and has divisions specializing in electrical contracting and service, home and business automation, telecommunications, visual communications and signage, generators and compressors.

To learn more about Huston/ Eight38 graphics, please visit us at www.hustonelectric.com  and www.838graphics.com

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Solidarity is now able to advertise their specials and events using their brand new electronic message center.  From start to finish Huston provided a turnkey solution for their on premise advertising needs.

“Thank you so very much for the successful installation of our new digital sign!  Your team is amazing!  So very professional, courteous and prompt.  The organizational skills of your crew also stand far above any I have experienced!  Everything that was promised was delivered expertly!   Thank you so much! “ – Diana Tenbrook, Vice President of Marketing
 
Could you benefit from a digital sign that advertises for your business 24/7?  Huston is here to help!  It takes a lot to make these types of signs functional and Huston specializes in turnkey installations.  Who do you know that can provide electrical conduit, CAT5 cabling, wireless communication, IT programming, and in-person software training?  Huston is the answer!  Call us if you are ready to begin planning signs like these for your business!
 
Huston Signs/ Eight38 Graphics is a full service branding, graphics and custom signage company serving central Indiana. We specialize in helping our customers create their brand and then assisting them in marketing that brand to the public. We help our customers visually communicate their brand in the following ways: business cards and letterhead, vehicle wraps and vinyl lettering, interior wall wraps, construction site signs, post and panel signs and way finding signage.
Huston Signs provides and installs electronic message centers, channel letters, architectural letters, monument signs, pylon signs, neon signs and blade signs.  Huston has physical locations in Kokomo, Lafayette and Indianapolis, Indiana.
Huston Inc. was founded in 1939 and has divisions specializing in electrical contracting and service, home and business automation, telecommunications, visual communications and signage, generators and compressors. To learn more about Huston/ Eight38 graphics, please visit us www.hustonelectric.com and www.838graphics.com.

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russ_sm.jpgBefore they purchased their digital sign they would regularly update their changeable copy reader
board with information on local events.  They are also known for regularly posting birthday wishes
to local residents.  Rain or shine they were sure to update the reader board.  Now that the sign is
digital, it can easily be updated from the comfort of a computer desk.  The new sign is definitely an
eye catcher and we’re happy to have helped with this project!
 
Samantha, the Town of Russiaville is thrilled with the new sign and technology. It allows us to
promote many more community events and recognize special dates for community residents.
Huston was easy to work with and the job was done right.  - Jeff Lipinski, Town Council President
 
Could you benefit from a digital sign that advertises for your business 24/7?  Huston is here to help! 
It takes a lot to make these types of signs functional and Huston specializes in turnkey installations.
Who do you know that can provide electrical conduit, CAT5 cabling, wireless communication, IT
programming, and in-person software training?  Huston is the answer!
Call us if you are ready to begin planning signs like these for your business!

Huston Signs/ Eight38 Graphics is a full service branding, graphics and custom signage company
serving central Indiana. We specialize in helping our customers create their brand and then assisting
them in marketing that brand to the public. We help our customers visually communicate their brand
in the following ways: business cards and letterhead, vehicle wraps and vinyl lettering, interior wall
wraps, construction site signs, post and panel signs and way finding signage.
Huston Signs provides and installs electronic message centers, channel letters, architectural letters,
monument signs, pylon signs, neon signs and blade signs.  Huston has physical locations in Kokomo,
Lafayette and Indianapolis, Indiana.


Huston Inc. was founded in 1939 and has divisions specializing in electrical contracting and service,
home and business automation, telecommunications, visual communications and signage, generators
and compressors. To learn more about Huston/ Eight38 graphics, please visit us
www.hustonelectric.com and www.838graphics.com.

Recently we had the opportunity to work with Pamela Leeman, Logans Landing and the City of Logansport to bring some local art to life.  Funding for the art was provided through proceeds of "Dancing with our Stars", an event that was established in 2010 to raise money to provide public art in the downtown and create an art district.  Logans Landing, Dancing with our Stars, event chairman Pamela Leeman commissioned works by local artists to be displayed publicly through their downtown.  We worked with the artists to ensure that their pieces were utilized as they liked, and that the print quality did their masterpieces justice.  The artwork was printed direct to substrate on dibond panels, and installed in framework around the town.  Two additional pieces were installed on the Visitor’s Center, which really helped the renovated building to STAND OUT!  We are grateful for the opportunity to help these artists share their work, read more about them and the City of Logansport at: http://www.indystar.com/story/news/politics/2015/12/20/public-art-brightens-downtown-logansport/77667528/.

Huston Signs/ Eight38 Graphics is a full service branding, graphics and custom signage company serving central Indiana.  We specialize in helping our customers create their brand and then assisting them in marketing that brand to the public.  We help our customers visually communicate their brand in the following ways: business cards and letterhead, vehicle wraps and vinyl lettering, interior wall wraps, construction site signs, post and panel signs and way finding signage.

Huston Signs provides and installs electronic message centers, channel letters, architectural letters, monument signs, pylon signs, neon signs and blade signs.  Huston has physical locations in Kokomo, Lafayette, Lebanon and Indianapolis, Indiana.

Huston Inc. was founded in 1939 and has divisions specializing in electrical contracting and service, home and business automation, telecommunications, visual communications and signage, generators and compressors.

 

To learn more about Huston/ Eight38 graphics, please visit us at www.hustonelectric.com  and www.838graphics.com

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Emily Goertemoeller, owner of Gigi’s Cupcakes in Lafayette, reached out to us to help her get her new store ready.  Gigi’s Cupcakes already has beautiful branding, but her storefront needed to look as good as her delicious treats taste.  We worked with her to fabricate and install channel letters for the front of her building, as well as produce and install a full wrap for her brand new Subaru.  We left no detail untouched, including wrapping the side view mirrors for some extra pizzazz.  Emily says of her experience with Eight38 Graphics, “I LOVE LOVE LOVE my wrap!  It is THE best advertising EVER & you guys did a phenomenal job.”.  We are thankful for the opportunity to work with her to get her beautiful location ready and we love seeing her out and about delivering sweets in her pink “Cupcake CARE-a-Van”, especially when she’s delivering them to us!  How can we help you with your signage and vehicle graphics needs?  We’d love to help you STAND OUT like Emily!

 

Huston Signs/ Eight38 Graphics is a full service branding, graphics and custom signage company serving central Indiana.  We specialize in helping our customers create their brand and then assisting them in marketing that brand to the public.  We help our customers visually communicate their brand in the following ways: business cards and letterhead, vehicle wraps and vinyl lettering, interior wall wraps, construction site signs, post and panel signs and way finding signage.

Huston Signs provides and installs electronic message centers, channel letters, architectural letters, monument signs, pylon signs, neon signs and blade signs.  Huston has physical locations in Kokomo, Lafayette, Lebanon and Indianapolis, Indiana.

Huston Inc. was founded in 1939 and has divisions specializing in electrical contracting and service, home and business automation, telecommunications, visual communications and signage, generators and compressors.

To learn more about Huston/ Eight38 graphics, please visit us at www.hustonelectric.com  and www.838graphics.com

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b2ap3_thumbnail_team_20151113-170200_1.jpgOn November 13, 2015 the Journal & Courier listed Huston Electric, Inc. as the winner of the2015 Reader’s Choice Award for the category “Best Electrician”.  We are so thankful to have received this award for the last 5 years, since “Best Electrician” has been a category.

We were founded in 1939 by Donald and Julia Huston.  They worked out of a small office and barn located on Markland Ave. in Kokomo, Indiana.  Don got his start doing small electrical work while Julia prepared and delivered the billings after a day of teaching school.  At the start of WWII, Don had some copper wire on hand.  This was an integral part of being able to do electrical work as copper wire was rationed for the war, but because he had stock he could replace it as he used it.  In the early 70’s his son, David Huston, took over and ran the company as President & CEO before he passed away in 1997.  It was around this time that Huston opened an office in Lafayette.  Jon and Jason Huston currently manage our Lafayette location and are highly involved in the local community.  In recent years we have expanded by opening a YESCO Franchise, and office in Westfield, and a large format printing division in Lafayette – Eight38 Graphics.

Our roots are firmly planted in electrical contracting, but over the years Huston has expanded to offer our customers
a wide variety of services.  We have divisions in generators and compressors, telecommunications, signs and services, Control4 home and business automation and SMART interactive displays.  Our customers appreciate that we are able to help them with so many of their home and business needs, while having employees that are knowledgeable in
their specific division to ensure that the customer is getting the best service we can provide.

We owe our success to our hardworking employees and our phenomenal customer base.  Our employees have engaged themselves in the community and have had the opportunity to really become a part of this amazing area.  This community has embraced us and allowed us every opportunity to grow and serve and we
couldn’t be more grateful!