Watchfire has manufactured outdoor electric signs since 1932 and LED signs since 1998. The company has more than 60,000 Watchfire LED signs in operation worldwide and
Two major national projects recently undertaken by Watchfire include the rebuilding of the Fremont Street Experience in Las Vegas and construction of a 36-foot by 24-foot digital billboard that was placed in Times Square in New York City. The Fremont Street Experience includes the largest single video screen in the world, with Watchfire being selected from among 15 digital screen manufacturers around the world to completely rebuild the canopy. The Fremont Street Experience attracts more than 20 million visitors annually and is adjacent to 10 casinos and more than 60 restaurants. The spectacular digital canopy and entertainment destination is 1,500 feet long and is suspended 90 feet above a pedestrian mall.
Organizations from every industry have found success using Watchfire’s digital signage. Clients have included churches, hospitals, schools, car washes, convenience stores, banks, shopping centers, restaurants, theaters, casinos, hotels, and sports arenas. Watchfire’s design teams are constantly adapting to changing market conditions and supply challenges. The facility in Danville offers a modern and stable manufacturing platform with the ability to scale. Watchfire continues to supply products to over 1,500 loyal sign companies and more billboard operators than any other manufacturer.
“Watchfire has revolutionized the digital sign making industry,” stated Rep. Mike Marron (R-Fithian). “Their facility in Danville is state-of-the-art, with one-of-a-kind products being delivered all over the world. Watchfire offers a perfect model for how a business in Illinois should operate, and it also shows how high of a ceiling can be achieved through hard work and innovation.”