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Signage at Salt Lake City International Airport Fabricated and Installed by YESCO.
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YESCO COMPLETES FABRICATION, INSTALLATION OF MORE THAN 4,200 SIGNS AT SALT LAKE CITY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
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Salt Lake City (October 2020) – YESCO, the 100-year-old Salt Lake City-based company known for creating internationally recognizable signs, fabricated and installed more than 4,200 signs as part of Salt Lake City International Airport’s recent major redevelopment project.
“As Salt Lake City International establishes itself as a hub airport, we’re honored for our signage to be part of this more efficient and sustainable facility,” said Jeff Young, senior vice president and chief marketing officer, YESCO. “It’s gratifying to know our work will having a lasting impact on travelers for years to come.”
Encompassing more than 23,000 man-hours of work over the course of four years, the project included the installation of 526 wayfinding signs and 3,707 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) code-related signs throughout the airport.
The first segment of the new airport opened, Concourse A-west, opened on Sept. 15, safely welcoming its first flight and passengers aboard Delta Air Lines. Concourse B-west is set to open Oct. 27 and will serve Alaska, American, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest and United airlines passengers.
Celebrating its 100th anniversary, YESCO specializes in the manufacture of custom electric signs, sign maintenance, and out-of-home advertising. Additionally, the company has sign and lighting service franchises throughout North America and operates a sign financing business. Thomas Young founded the company in Ogden, Utah in 1920 after borrowing $300 from his father. YESCO began by offering wall painted advertisements, gold-leaf window lettering and coffin plates. Shortly after with the advent of the neon tube YESCO grew rapidly and was soon manufacturing, installing and servicing signs in Utah, Nevada, Idaho and Wyoming. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, YESCO has locations throughout the United States and Canada. Experts at the company have designed, manufactured and installed some of the world’s most creative and iconic displays. From dazzling spectaculars on the Las Vegas Strip, to simple but elegant signage for corporate office buildings, YESCO creates award-winning displays for some of the most prestigious brands. Today, the second, third and fourth generations of the founder’s family continue the work of leading the company forward, maintaining the legacy of light that began 100 years ago. Follow on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. #YESCO100YEARS
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