Exterior Signage Completed for Parker’s Newly Expanded Facility
Brief: Parker-Hannifin Corporation
Founded 1917 with headquarters are in Mayfield Heights, Ohio, in Greater Cleveland. The company is one of the world leaders in motion control technologies including aerospace, climate control, electromagnetically, filtration, fluid and gas handling, hydraulics, pneumatic, process control, sealing and shielding.
The corporation planning for a $5.1 million expansion at its Lakeview location, where it began operating in 1976 and currently employs 116 people there. The facility, located at 8790 Tamarack Rd., is part of the motion and control technology manufacturer’s fluid system connectors division. The new expansion plans to create 46 new full-time jobs for the Montcalm County.
With the expansion underway, Parker Corporation needed exterior signage for the newly developed buildings and offices that could be installed efficiently and under strict time constants. Visibility and Functionality of the signs and window-door graphics was the most importance in design.
Proofs made up to be detailed with dimensions and engineering info, as well as containing realistic representations of signage on site scaled to size.
Fabrication Details of Monument Sign: Router cut acrylic letters with black perforated vinyl for day/night viewing. Brushed aluminum, double-sided cabinet encasing white LED lighting. Aluminum Black skirt with yellow 2 inch reveal
Installation done by Metro Signs and Lighting in Grand Rapids. Metro’s experienced install technicians worked promptly and efficiently to have the signage be foundationally sound along with electrical wiring working properly.
With the exterior signage successfully complete, Parker-Hannifin Corporation continues to appoint Metro Signs and lighting for their ongoing signage and vinyl needs for the Michigan location
Illumination Exterior Wall Cabinets- front and back lit with white LED lights
Illuminating Monument, Double-sided with Push-thru, Perforated (Day/Night) Lettering, Aluminum Base Skirt with 2″ yellow reveal.
Post and Panel double directional signs, Aluminum Panels with premium cut vinyl copy
Window and door logo and text with perforated and premium digitally printed vinyl.