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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!

b2ap3_thumbnail_IMG_4196.pngCheck out one of our latest LED retro-fits at the Courtyard Marriott.  Huston’s Sign and Lighting division, YESCO Sign & Lighting provided an LED retro-fit on the Courtyard’s existing channel letters by removing the old neon and putting in new LED’s.  The neon had been failing for some time and after several repairs they decided to modernize the lighting to LED.  What a difference!  Now their lighting is consistent and bright all the time. 

Could the lighting in your sign use some help?  Look no further than Huston/YESCO Sign & Lighting!  We can upgrade the old neon or fluorescent lighting in your signs to LED.  By switching to LED you’ll save on future service calls and your sign will stay BRIGHT all year long!  Of course LED’s provide a great energy savings too.  LED’s come with a five year warranty, three year warranty on power supplies, and one year free labor by Huston.  Call us today for your free estimate at 765-457-9137.

 

Huston/YESCO Sign & Lighting provides service you can count on.  Our skilled service staff is responsive and reliable whether trouble-shooting and repairing a hi-rise or small sign, replacing a burned out parking lot light, or quality-checking your location on a night patrol.  Our service professionals make sure your signs and lighting systems are doing their jobs.  Because we have the experts, equipment and ability, you can rest assured that your signs and lighting will convey the intended impression to help your business succeed.

b2ap3_thumbnail_beforeafter_save.pngCheck out the new look at Save-a-lot Food Stores in Kokomo!  This nationwide grocery chain has re-branded to update their image and called on Huston Signs for their signage needs in Central Indiana.
Huston replaced Save-a-lot’s former sign cabinet with new front-lit channel letters that really stand out!
 
Could your business use some help with a new image?  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!
 
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.

b2ap3_thumbnail_IQ.jpgThe most advanced member of the hugely successful SMART kapp product family, kapp iQ is a sleek, ultra-high-definition display that enables game-changing collaboration for meeting rooms, breakout spaces, offices and classrooms. SMART kapp iQ combines the simplicity of the "walk-up-and-use" practice of the original SMART kapp whiteboard with an incredible, multi-way, multi-device collaborative experience.

Like the original SMART kapp, kapp iQ simply connects via any Android or iOS device. Users can then invite any Web-enabled device to join for unrivalled, real-time collaboration. Anything written on the display is shared in real-time with anyone, anywhere in the world. The magic with SMART kapp iQ is that participants can collaborate and contribute back in real time by making notes on their devices that immediately display in the collaboration session – making it the only multi-way, interactive display that combines the simplicity of a traditional whiteboard with the power of an ultra-high definition display.

This magical experience is accomplished without the need for IT involvement or the need to connect to a corporate network, meaning SMART kapp iQ is less costly to maintain than most front of the room displays. And just like SMART kapp, kapp iQ uses the existing SMART kapp app, but with upcoming iQ premium features, such as digital inking over content. In addition, because SMART kapp iQ uses the same panel technology as the SMART Board 6000 series, many existing customers will be able to retrofit their boards to acquire the power of kapp iQ.

"With kapp iQ, SMART is combining the simplicity of the whiteboard with the utility of a front of room display that often is left unused," said Zeus Kerravala, principal, ZK Research. "It's a unique solution that helps the agile worker collaborate easily whether it's ad-hoc or a formal sit-down session."

"Our new SMART kapp iQ display brings incredibly simple, walk up and use whiteboarding, multi-way sharing, and collaboration," says Neil Gaydon, president and CEO, SMART Technologies. "It embraces and connects the modern world, where multiple devices with different operating systems are in constant use. We are excited that it is going to revolutionize the regular meeting display and collaboration experience."

The SMART Kapp IQ is available in June. Contact Joel Fenske at Huston Electric to Pre order yours today.