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Sign World Registration Is Open

By | 2017-08-03T18:22:09+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Categories: General|

Sign World International attracts over 3,000 sign companies and installers, graphic designers, large format digital print buyers, digital display buyers and LED sign & display buyers. Our attendees come from across the US and Internationally from countries that include Canada, Morocco, Guam, Germany, U.S. Virgin Islands, Philippines, England, Italy, Spain, Russia, South Africa, Ghana, Brazil and [...]

UPDATE: Crane Operator Certification

By | 2017-07-31T13:39:18+00:00 July 31st, 2017|Categories: General|

There is a chance that the November 2017 OSHA crane operator certification requirement deadline will be delayed for one year. Last month, an OSHA advisory panel held a public hearing. They voted to recommend that OSHA extend the compliance deadline to November, 2018. The stated reason for the deadline extension is as follows: “…to allow adequate [...]

USSC & NBM Announce Strategic Partnership

By | 2017-07-31T13:35:41+00:00 July 13th, 2017|Categories: General|

The United States Sign Council (USSC) has announced that it has formed a strategic partnership with National Business Media (NBM). The goal of the partnership is to provide sign companies and industry professionals with access to Research Data, Product Information, Technology Updates and Regulatory Compliance Standards. Such technological research and educational research is essential to [...]

UPDATE: Important Date for Crane Owners

By | 2017-07-14T16:14:50+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Categories: General|

Why is November 9, 2017 an important date for crane owners? This is the effective date for crane operators, to be certified to operate a crane or derrick with a rated capacity over 2000lbs. PLEASE NOTE: there may be a potential one-year delay to the OSHA crane operator certification November 2017 deadline. Last month, an OSHA advisory [...]

2017 USSC Scholarship Winners

By | 2017-07-10T14:51:06+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Categories: General|

Since 1998, the United States Sign Council has awarded scholarships to deserving college students. These awards reflect the USSC’s commitment to promoting education. “The USSC is delighted to have the opportunity to support these students,” commented Adam Brown, USSC Board President. “Each of these students is a shining example of creativity, strong academics and hard [...]

2017 National Planning Conference Recap

By | 2017-08-14T19:02:04+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Categories: General|

USSC participated in the national American Planning Conference in New York City, May 6-9, 2017, interacting with over 6,500 planners from across the country and distributing new research and standards funded by the USSC Foundation. USSC presented a seminar at the conference on Sign Lighting, titled “A Guide to National Sign Illumination Standards”. It’s the first [...]

USSC Foundation Releases Report on Reed Versus Gilbert

By | 2017-06-16T16:03:13+00:00 April 4th, 2017|Categories: Legislative|

The USSC Foundation has funded a comprehensive report on the recent US Supreme Court case involving signs, Reed v. Town of Gilbert, 135 S. Ct. 2218 (2015). Hailed as a landmark case on signs and content neutrality, Reed has subsequently been subjected to various interpretations, despite its clear message.The research team is headed by Steven Brody [...]

USSC to Present Seminar on Sign Illumination at APA National Conference

By | 2017-06-22T14:16:45+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Categories: General|

The United States Sign Council (USSC) is pleased to announce that its seminar proposal titled “A Guide to National Sign Illumination Standards” has been accepted by the American Planning Association for presentation at the APA National Conference in New York City, May 2017. This session will introduce national sign-illumination standards, based on research conducted at [...]

USSC & USSC Foundation announce release of new Penn State sign lighting study

By | 2017-06-16T15:58:36+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Categories: Research|

Standard Luminance Levels of On-Premise Signs (2017) A new Penn State University sign lighting study has been released and is now available. The United States Sign Council Foundation (USSCF) funded the new research to determine the standardized brightness or “lighting levels” for many different color combinations used in typical on-premise signs – cabinet style signs [...]