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Downtown Detroit Welcomes the Detroit Pistons

December 2016 -Downtown Detroit is welcoming back the Detroit Pistons. The Pistons will begin play at Little Cesar’s Arena in 2017. The historic announcement was made in November of 2016. Along with the announcement,  two banners were printed and manufactured by CGS Imaging for display on the side of the new downtown arena.

The Factory at EMU gets an overhaul

August 2015 -EMU's football stadium, The Factory, got a massive overhaul with a new giant bleacher cover from CGS Imaging. The project covered a large section of bleachers with digital printed mesh banners, that when put all together displayed the Eastern Michigan Eagle along side block "E"'s and "The Factory" scribed below it.

Wake Forest Pruitt Football Locker Room gets decked out in graphics from CGS

July 2015 - The Pruitt Football Center Football Locker room underwent a major transformation this year, with new displays and graphics installed by CGS Imaging. Our design staff worked closely with Wake Forest football operations staff to achieve their vision. Among some of the items addressed were custom wall murals throughout the facility, dimensional displays featuring Mirror Gold on black Acrylics, LED Lighting enhancements,

And motivational graphics used to help carry out the Coach’s vision for excellence! Wake forest football has significant History, and competes in the tough ACC conference.

CGS lends a hand with 2015 NHL All-Star Game

January 2015 - CGS Imaging had the privilege of being involved with the preparation of Columbus for the 2015 NHL All-Star Weekend.

 

Transformation of the downtown area involved furnishing Nationwide Arena and its surrounding hotels, businesses and streets with of hundreds of banners, window graphics, wall murals, and other temporary displays. CGS Imaging was invited by Utah-based Infinite Scale Design Group to print, manufacture and install the majority of the graphics used for this high-profile event.

 

CGS Imaging's installation crew spent several days in Columbus; finishing the project ahead of the anticipated schedule. The team then returned the following week to remove all the installations, returning the downtown to business-as-usual at the festivities came to a close.

Rayne to perform as part of ARCA Summer Concert Series Friday at Lucas Oil Raceway

March 2014 - Lucas  Oil Raceway today announced City of Peace recording artist and actor Blake Rayne will perform the national anthem prior to Friday’s SCOTT Get Geared Up 200.

 

Rayne, star in the upcoming movie “The Identical,” will also perform a concert prior to the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards race.

 

Rayne will join Darcey & Mo and The Morph Kings. The comprised band, from of the upcoming motion picture “The Identical,” will perform a concert on the main at Lucas Oil Raceway as part of the ARCA Racing Summer Concert Series on Friday, July 25, on stage with backdrops produced by CGS Imaging.

CGS Semi Trailer wraps

March 2014 - Time lapse video of CGS installing a semi trailer wrap for JAM best one fleet services.

Grant Enfinger Dominates ARCA Mobile 200

March 2014 - Grant Enfinger wins with CGS Imaging and makes it two victories in a row Saturday, dominating the ARCA Mobile 200 at Mobile International Speedway. Enfinger, from nearby Fairhope, Ala. won his second consecutive ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards race with an almost flawless race in he led nearly from start to finish.

Mural produced by CGS is one of 9 highlighted by CNN Instagram

December 2013 - From The Blade, TAHREE LANE

The exuberant face of an 8-year-old Toledo boy that covers a wall in the Old West End is one of nine murals highlighted on the CNN Instagram mural page online. Juleeon Carter, now 10, was photographed in 2011 at a Food for Thought Saturday picnic on the grounds of the Main Library by Robin Charney. For years, Charney of Sylvania has taken portraits of people who attended the free food events, and returned the following weeks with copies of photos to give them. When she re-met Juleeon with his mother a few weeks later, she told them that the joy captured in his photo should be shared, perhaps put up on a wall “because it just makes people feel good.”

 

It took a few years of talking to dozens of people and considering various buildings until the project fell in place. Rachel Richardson of Art Corner Toledo agreed to help.

 

So did Charney’s co-workers at Promedica, and Promedica itself, which paid part of the cost to produce the 15-foot-by-22-foot vinyl-mesh piece, attached with grommets to a building on Delaware Avenue at Collingwood Boulevard.

 

The hanging, made by CGS Imaging of Maumee, would normally cost $5,000 to $6,000, but CGS discounted the job, said Chuck Stranc, CEO of CGS.

 

“I think everybody got creative to make this happen,” he said. Installed Oct. 17, it’s likely to remain in good condition for at least three years, he said.

 

Noted Charney, who’s still in contact with Juleeon and his family, “I've always felt that this was a special photo of a special kid.”

 

The mural project was CNN Instagram’s first “community assignment,” for which it invited people “to photograph murals or street art in their communities and tell us about them. We were thrilled to see more than 300 submissions from all over the world and hear the many stories behind them,” the site says.

Submitting a photo of the wall hanging of Juleeon with him and his family standing in front of it was Emily Rippe, who wrote to CNN Instagram that Juleeon’s family combats hunger on a daily basis, but he “maintains a smile that could span the Midwest. His mural stands for hope and change in cities and towns across the country.”

 

To see the submissions, type “CNN Instagram Challenge” into Yahoo or Google and scroll to the seventh mural.

 

Grant Enfinger finished 2nd at 2013 Snowball Derby in #90 car with graphics from CGS Imaging

December 2013 - Congratulations to Grant Enfinger finishing in 2nd Position at the 2013 Snowball Derby in Pensacola FL. The Legendary Snowball Derby has been held annually since 1968 Some of the recent winners include Kyle Busch, Johanna Long, Chase Elliot, and Erik Jones

CGS Imaging produced wall murals for UT Women & Philanthropy Media Room

December 2013 - The University of Toledo dedicated the Women & Philanthropy Media Room during a November 21 reception. The room in the Savage Arena was updated thanks to a lead gift of $23,000 grant from Women & Philanthropy at the University of Toledo. New furniture, carpet, lighting, and adhesive wall murals from CGS Imaging, depicting historic moments in UT’s sports set a cozy and inspiring scene. The media room is used for media and news conferences and for special events such as graduations, concerts and meetings. Women & Philanthropy at the University of Toledo was chartered in 2006 and made its first award in 2008. In six years, the group has provided $241,931 through grants, according to Chris Spengler who is a member and the administrative contact for Women & Philanthropy. Marianne Ballas is the chairman of Women & Philanthropy at the University of Toledo, and Nancy Lapp is the chairman of the Women & Philanthropy grants committee.

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Rosie's iltallian grille rolling chef truck, vehicle wrap by cgs imaging

CGS Imaging helps Rosie's design a new Rolling Chef Truck!

October 2013 - Rosie's Itallian Grille unveiled its new Rolling Chef food truck. Decked out with graphics from CGS Imaging, the truck is open from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. On Tuesday and Thursday, the truck stops at St. Clair Street across from Levis Square; in Downtown on Wednesday, it’s at Regency Court off of Talmadge Road; and on Friday it can be found at the office buildings at 3103 Executive Parkway near Westgate. The restaurant on wheels features some of Rosie's favorites, like grilled lamb chops, and of course, Hot Mama Bread.

 

The full press release can be read by clicking the link below.

CGS wraps the MAC!

October 2013 - From Learfield Sports

Bowling Green, Ohio - Bowling Green Athletics and its multimedia rights holder, Falcon Sports Properties, today introduce The Premium Group as the “Official Logistics Provider of Falcon Football” through 2016.

 

The Toledo-based full service logistics company will have exclusive rights to transporting BGSU Football via a truck and trailer to all away games. Both vehicles are fully branded to bolster the Falcons’ visibility across Ohio and the country while traveling to Bowling Green’s away games. When not on the road, the trailor will be a staple display on campus. In addition to vehicle presence, The Premium Group will receive in-game videoboard recognition at all football and basketball games, website exposure and rights to use marks and logo. Branded truck and video can be seen here. “The Premium Group is very excited to be in a partnership with BGSU Falcon Football and the whole Bowling Green State University family,” Premium Group President Dave Swartz said. “To be selected as ‘Official Logistics Provider of Falcon Football’ is truly an honor for our organization. We look forward to the venture.”

 

“I’d like to thank Dave Swartz and the Premium Group for this partnership in support of BGSU Athletics,” Director of Athletics Chris Kingston said. “This equipment truck is a rolling billboard for the University and the Athletics Department, making us more visible around the country. While it provides us with tremendous functional value, the truck looks great and provides a glimpse of what Gameday at BG is like.”

 

Falcon Sports Properties is a property of Learfield Sports, which manages multimedia rights and sponsorship for more than 50 collegiate institutions and associations and titles the prestigious Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup. The company’s multimedia rights encompass numerous content distribution platforms to deliver the passion of college athletics across radio, television and digital networks to fans globally. Its exclusive sports programming reaches more than 50 million television households nationally and delivers nearly 17,000 hours of radio programming on more than 1,100 radio stations.

CGS produces largest adhesive wrap in Ohio for Whitmer High School

September 2013 - From 13abc Tony Geftos

Call it the biggest bumper sticker in the Buckeye state.

Or, as the manufacturer, Zach Stewart of CGS Imaging, puts it, "This is officially the largest adhesive wrap, building exterior wrap, in the state of Ohio."

 

This massive mural is made of the same vinyl material as a bumper sticker, but this sticker is 180 feet long and 22 feet wide.

 

The canvass itself is the side of the Whitmer Career and Technology Center, off Alexis Rd.

 

"I never once thought coming into this program I would actually have my design on the side of a building," marveled Ryan Pietrowski, a Senior at Whitmer.

 

During his junior year graphic design class, Pietrowski fine-tuned his winning entry.

 

He wanted to keep the Whitmer color scheme and make the building look dynamic and active.

 

"I wanted to keep it, like, make it looks like it's moving and have depth," explained Pietrowski. "I wanted to give it a feel that would really draw the eye, so as you're passing Whitmer, the first thing you see is this and not necessarily the boring parts of the building, more or less."

 

The wrap itself should be finished sometime next week. It will display a huge makeover that's the product of a 17-year-old student who honed his design skills inside of the very same building.

 

University of Toledo Football equipment truck, vehicle wrap

CGS Imaging produced graphics for UT Football Truck

September 2013 - The University of Toledo Rockets unveiled their new football equipment truck, wrapped in graphics produced by CGS Imaging. The tractor trailer will carry all the UT football equipment to all away games, and is part of a marketing partnership between Rocket Sports Properties and K Limited Carrier ltd. in Toledo. CGS Imaging is delighted and honored to be able to provide the wrap for this awesome project!

 

The full press release can be read by clicking the link below.

 

CGS Imaging featured in "The Big Picture" magazine!

July 2013 - CGS Imaging was featured in the latest edition of "The Big Picture" magazinefor our

suite wrap project at Kentucky Speedyway for UNOH. We used a carbon fiber laminate on the countertops not only to give a unique look, but a unique feel as well. This made a crucial difference in pushing the graphics to the next level.

You can read the full article by clicking the link below.

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