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CM Global Awarded a Utility Patent on "Swivel" Sign with Rotating Characters

Patent on rotating characters allows an LED sign to be mounted vertically, horizontally or at an angle to meet the customer needs and reduce retailer SKU’s.


Watertown, WI -- (ReleaseWire) -- 11/04/2013 --CM Global announced today the issuance of patent 8,479,424 B1 for Variable Position Sign by the US Patent Office.

This patent solves the problem of stocking multiple signs for vertical or horizontal mounting. By having characters that rotate, the sign can be hung in most any configuration. Changes simply require a few seconds to turn the characters into the desired orientation.

“The advantage for customers is that the can change the orientation of their OPEN sign to meet the changing design of their store. The advantage for retailers is that they no longer need to have two different SKUs for horizontal and vertical signs.” said Lisa Small, Manager of CM Global retail products. “Applying this patent to the state of the art Mystiglo™ business signs gives unparalleled brightness, efficiency and durability with the added advantage of multiple mounting options,” she added.

This patent has been applied on numerous current Mystiglo™ products, primarily OPEN signs that hang in a business window. These products are available for purchase at many retailers, nationwide. Additional examples of the signs can be found at

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