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EXHIBITOR2014, GlobalShop and the ISA Expo!

GlobalShop and EXHIBITOR2014We just got back from Las Vegas where we got to meet tons of new faces at EXHIBITOR2014 and GlobalShop! Thank you for taking the time to visit us and check out our new products. Congratulations to our lucky winners from the both shows—we were excited to give away 18 StandOff Mounting Kits! If you missed us at either expo, we are getting ready to head to Orlando for the ISA International Sign Expo from April 24–26. We'll be giving away scratch tickets and raffling off more kits!

The NBM Show: Arlington, TX

The NBM ShowWe are in Arlington, TX for The NBM Show! Stop by booth #420 to visit us and pick up a scratch ticket. You can win up to $100 in Gyford cash to use on your next order! Also, make sure to drop off your business card to enter in our drawing. We're giving away three StandOff Mounting Kits each day of the show!

Wear Red Day: Go Red for Women

Wear Red DayToday at Gyford, we're wearing red in support of those affected by heart disease, the #1 killer of women. The American Heart Association's Go Red for Women movement offers some great materials on how you can help decrease your risk of heart disease. Check out what you can do to get heart-healthy here: download PDF guide

Our new look!

Gyford StandOff Systems New LogoIn 1988, we introduced the standoff cap and barrel. As our product lines grow, so do we as a company. We just concluded our 25th year in operation and our family-owned business remains focused on American manufacturing and quality products. This year we are proud to announce our new branding. Featuring our standoff icon, the new logo symbolizes our beginning as we continue to develop new and innovative products. We are thrilled to begin 2014 with a clean look that reflects the quality mounting hardware we create. Click here to read more about our new logo.

25% off on Dec 20th

December 20th StandOff Sale We're wrapping up our 25th year of business and we want to go big for our last 25th anniversary celebration! To say thank you for helping us reach this milestone, we've been celebrating with 25% off two top selling items each month. For our final sale, we've decided to bring back our most popular items from these monthly sales! Check out the list here and be sure to visit us on December 20th, 2013 to take advantage of this offer.

Holiday Closures: December 25th-29th and January 1st

Happy Holidays from Gyford StandOff SystemsWe've had a wonderful year celebrating our 25th Anniversary, and we still have a few surprises for you. Hint: you won't want to miss our last one day sale (12/20). Stay tuned for more info! This year we will be OPEN on Christmas Eve, but closed the rest of the week (Dec. 25th–29th). We also will be closed on New Year's Day, which lands on a Wednesday. The last day to ship ground before our closures is 12/23. Only air packages will ship on the 24th and 31st. From all of us at Gyford, we wish you a very Happy Holiday!

Steven Gyford Receives 'Innovators and Influencers' Award

Steven GyfordWe're excited to share that our founder, Steven Gyford, has been recognized as one of Sign & Digital Graphics Magazine’s Innovators and Influencers! Steve is being commemorated for his contributions to the signage and graphics industry. After developing the first standoff cap and barrel, Steve designed other signage and graphics mounting hardware which helped create Gyford StandOff Systems. In this season of giving thanks, we want to say "thank you" to Steve! View the details of Steve's award here.

Holiday Hours: Closed Thursday and Friday

Closed for ThanksgivingThis Thanksgiving, we want to give thanks to each and every one of you! We will be closed Thursday and Friday (11/28 & 29) to fill up on turkey with our families. Orders placed after 11am (PST) on November 27th will be shipped on Monday, December 2nd. As an early heads up, we will also be closed December 25th–29th for the Christmas holiday. Thank you for planning accordingly and Happy Holidays from all of us at Gyford!

Photo Contest Results!

StandOff Mounting KitsWe want to extend a big "thank you" to everyone that participated in our Project Photo Contest! We loved seeing all the different uses for our product. We had 36 very unique projects submitted and the grand prize winner of the iPad mini is ASI, Cincinnati! Their lobby design for Wright Brothers, Inc. blew us away with their creative uses of Gyford hardware. Click here to check out the runner-ups and we'll post photos of all the entries soon!

[New Product] StandOff Mounting Kits

StandOff Mounting KitsWe're excited to announce our brand new StandOff Mounting Kits! The kits provide everything you need to complete a basic sign, art or photo installation including a set of four StandOffs, the proper hardware to mount a range of material thicknesses, all-purpose wall anchors and how-to instructions. They are pre-packaged and ready to stock your shelves! Click here to check out our selection of sizes and colors.

Graphics Canada in Toronto

Square StandOff Edge GripsWe're heading north for Canada's largest sign show—Graphics Canada! We'll be in booth #2308 November 21–23 and we're really excited to show everyone our new sign mounting and hanging options. We're celebrating 25 years with 25% off coupons, so make sure to pick yours up! Click here for a free guest pass and more details about the expo.

Photo Contest: 1 Week Left!

Spinning Tree DisplayWe have seen so many amazing projects and we are excited to share them with you. There's still a week left to submit your favorite project photos using Gyford hardware! Win an iPad mini for your company if we pick your photo! Voting will be based on image quality, creativity, design and installation. Click here to view contest details or to submit an installation image.

PDN PhotoPlus Expo in NYC

StructureLite Pocket RailAll you photo and framing lovers make sure to visit us at the PDN PhotoPlus Expo in NYC next week! We'll be in booth #568 October 24–26 and we're really excited to show everyone our new framing and mounting options. Don't forget to grab your 25% off coupon from one of our team members! Click here for a free guest pass and more details about the expo.

Photo Contest: 1 Month Left!

Glass Table with StandOffsThere's only 1 month left to submit your best project photos using Gyford hardware! We've had some great submissions so far and the competition is gettin' stiff! Voting will be based on image quality, creativity, design and installation for the grand prize of an iPad mini! Click here to view contest details or to submit an installation image.

Next 25% on the 25th!

StandOff Caps and BarrelsThe 1" diameter StandOff cap and barrel were so popular that we're featuring them for our next sale on the 25th! One day only, you can get the SO-CAP9 and SO-9100 for 25% off! Plan out your projects for the rest of the year and stock up—you can save up to $250. On September 25th, order online with code SEPT25OFF or call us at 775.829.7272. This is a deal you won't want to miss! See details.

GlassBuild America in Atlanta

StandOff Caps and BarrelsWe're heading to GlassBuild America in Atlanta! Come say "hi" September 10–12 at booth #2021. We're celebrating our 25th anniversary with 25% off coupons, so make sure to pick yours up at the show! Click here for more details about GlassBuild and for a free guest pass.

Labor Day Hours: Closed Friday and Monday

Closed Labor Day WeekendWe're closin' up shop Friday, August 30th and Monday, September 2nd in observance of Labor Day. Orders placed after 11:00am (PST) on August 29th will be shipped on Tuesday, September 3rd. So, sit back, relax and have a happy and safe Labor Day Weekend!

Photo Contest: Submit your project photos!

New Gyford WebsiteWithout YOU, we wouldn't be here. Help us tell a story about the last 25 years by sending us your favorite project photos using Gyford hardware. The contest runs now through Nov. 1, 2013. Submitted photos and companies may be featured on our website and other media. All images will be voted on and we'll award an iPad mini to one company! Click here to view contest details or submit an installation image.

Our new website is finally here!

New Gyford WebsiteWelcome to our new website! When browsing our product pages, notice all of the product details and specs now available. We also added tons of new images to our photo galleries. The best part is our online shopping cart! You can register for an account here or go to the top right corner and click "register." If you have any problems when ordering, we now offer a live online chat. This can be found in the bottom right corner of the screen. Don't forget, you can always call us too!

Website Maintenance: Wednesday July 31

New Gyford WebsiteIt’s almost time! Our website will be down Wednesday July 31 from 3:00 pm to 4:00pm PST for our website upgrade. Get ready for some awesome new photo galleries, online chat, extensive product specs and the crème de la crème—our online shopping cart! Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause you, but don’t worry ‘cause it’ll be worth it. Don’t forget to come back and do some exploring!

4th of July Hours: Closed Thursday and Friday

Closed Memorial Day WeekendIn celebration of Independence Day, we will be closed July 4th and 5th. Orders placed after 11:00am (PST) on July 3rd will be shipped on Monday, July 8th when we return. Have a great 4th of July weekend with your friends and family!

Connect with us for weekly drawings!

Connect on FacebookWe're trying to reach 500 likes on Facebook by August, but we need a little help from you! Like our page and be entered into weekly drawings to win a 25% off coupon. This is open to all of our fans, so if you don't win the first time, you'll be re-entered each week through August! Connect on Facebook >

Holiday Hours: Closed Friday and Monday

Closed Memorial Day WeekendPlease note that we will be CLOSED Friday, May 24th and Monday, May 27th in observance of Memorial Day. Orders placed after 11:00am (PST) on May 23rd will be shipped on Tuesday, May 28th. We hope you have a relaxing Memorial Day Weekend with your family!

Earth Friendly Updates

new filtration systemsWe are constantly looking for new ways to improve efficiency and grow as a sustainable business. With our recent move into a new building next door, we are proud to announce some facility updates that help us recycle materials and cut down the cost and use of electricity. Our new building is equipped with insulating window coverings that improve our temperature control and electricity usage. New air handlers help us improve our air quality by pulling fresh air from the outdoors and filtering indoor air. We've also invested in some new machines that allow us to recycle and reuse our fluids and oils and decrease our use of filter cartridges, while decreasing energy use too!
Read Sustainability Commitment >

Celebrating 25 Years

Gyford StandOff Systems 25th AnniversarySince 1988, we have been leading the industry with our multi-functional decorative mounting hardware. We are so proud to announce our 25 year anniversary and celebrate with you. In honor of our milestone, this year we want to give back to our customers who have helped us grow and make us a success. Whether you’re new or true to us, this year is a celebration of many thanks. We are excited to offer various savings opportunities throughout the year. Check back to our website for more information on the amazing promotions or join Gyford E-News to get up-to-date sale and pricing announcements. Shop our Anniversary Sale >

We're Movin' On Up!

Gyford StandOff Systems expansionOur production and custom shops have outgrown their current home and will be moving into a larger building right next door to us. The move will start Friday, February 22, with a scheduled end date of Friday, March 15. This move will not affect the shipment of stock items, but custom work will have longer lead times during these 3 weeks. Thank you for all your support over the past 25 years. This expansion wouldn’t be possible without you!

Christmas Holiday: Closed December 22nd–26th

Happy Holidays from Gyford StandOff SystemsPlease note that we will be CLOSED December 22nd – 26th to celebrate Christmas with our friends and families. We will also be closed December 29th – January 1st in celebration of the New Year. As we approach our 25th Anniversary, we want to say thank you for all that you have done in helping us reach this milestone. All of us from Gyford wish you a very happy holiday season!

Gyford Sponsors 2012 AIARE Design Awards

Gyford StandOff Systems Award Display We had the wonderful opportunity to be a sponsor for the 2012 AIARE Design Awards. The AIA Redwood Empire held their awards gala on Saturday October 27th at the Kaiser Air Hanger in Santa Rosa. We designed and built 10 award displays with StandOff edge grips and StructureLite components to showcase the project entries. There were 37 entries, and 227 attendees for the evening, raising roughly $8,000 for the local AIA chapter. We were thrilled to be involved in recognizing architecture excellence in built environments throughout the Redwood Empire region.

Pumpkin Decorating/Carving Competition

Gyford StandOff Systems Pumpkin ContestHappy Halloween from Gyford! Today our employees brought in carved and decorated pumpkins for a little competition. We had very creative entries, including Professor Guy Ford (from our homepage), Jack Skellington, and our StandOff icon brought to life (aka the Canman). We voted for scariest, funniest, and most creative pumpkins – click here to see the winners. We hope you are having a fun day, too!

New Manufacturing Facility

Gyford StandOff Systems Moves BuildingIn order to stay aligned with our company's continued growth and to increase operational efficiency, we are relocating our manufacturing operation to a new and larger (15,000 sq ft) facility. This new building is conveniently located next to our main building. Our custom machine shop has already successfully moved to the new facility with the rest of our manufacturing operations to follow in December. This change allows for an inventory and shipping expansion, which will remain in our current building along with customer service, technical support, and administration. It gives us great satisfaction to be able to make improvements in our company that add value to our product and continue to provide our clients with infinite design solutions. We thank you for your continued support.