Winsted Installs New SSL Welcome Signs from Millerbernd Lighting

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City takes advantage of innovative SSL technology to reduce maintenance costs.

The signs, which stand 8 feet tall by 10 feet wide is an example of Millerbernd's custom lighting capabilities

Driving into Winsted, Minnesota recently became more inviting thanks to the city's four new display signs designed and manufactured by local company, Millerbernd Lighting. Brent Mareck, Winsted city administrator, says, "The new welcome signs allow Winsted to showcase local talent in a cost effective manner."

"The signs, which stand 8 feet tall by 10 feet wide is an example of Millerbernd's custom lighting capabilities," says Larry Biske, Millerbernd Lighting division manager. Biske continues, "Our engineers and lighting designers can access most needs, they can effectively modify electrical and mechanical specifications to complement nearly any situation."

By day the sign welcomes visitors with its unique shape, bright colors, and sturdy supports of stainless steel. The posts and sign were cut by Millerbernd Laser. By night the sign is lighted by Millerbernd Lighting's addition of SSL lights. Being very energy efficient with no wasted light or heat, SSL lights are one of the most economical signage solutions available today, saving up to 90% more energy than traditional lighting. In addition, the solid-state nature of SSL provides for greater resistance to shock, vibration, and wear, thereby increasing its lifespan significantly. Mareck explains, "Millerbernd's SSL lighting will save the City of Winsted up to 45% on ongoing maintenance and that is a welcome for our tax payers as well as our visitors."

"The signs are a welcome sight for Winsted residents who were full of compliments at the voting booths yesterday," said Mareck.

Millerbernd Lighting is a family owned and operated business that has been located in Winsted MN since 1933. A division of Millerbernd Design and Fabrication, all of Millerbernd Lighting's fixtures are engineered and manufactured-in-the-USA. Whether you need to design and create a lighting application, replace a custom lighting installation, or require a production quote for 200 stainless steel fixtures, Millerbernd can help. For more information go to http://www.millerberndlighting.com or contact Larry Biske, Millerbernd Lighting's division manager, at 320-485-2685 or lbiske @ millerbernd.com. To contact Brent Mareck, Winsted city administrator, you may call 320-485-2366 or send email to administrator @ winsted.mn.us.

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