Why People Need Wayfinding: Our Sense of Direction

Over one hundred years ago, Charles Darwin noted something exceptional about human beings in scientific literature: our sense of direction. Believe it or not, our sense of direction sets us apart from other mammals and comes from our ability to sift through fine-grain environmental details to create an imaginary frame of reference in the spaces we inhabit. A lot of … Read More

Behrends and Marvel X-Men: The Plaque that Graced the Silver Screen

If you are a fan of the X-Men franchise of comic books and films, you know that with the release of X-Men:The Apocalypse and Deadpool this year, as well as two more films planned for release in 2017, the interest and love of the series is only increasing. What you might not know is that Behrends Group contributed to the … Read More

How to Buy a LED Billboard: A Complete Guide

LED billboard is an advertising option for company in Vancouver

LED billboards of all shapes and sizes are popping up all over the world. These bright signs are providing advertisers and their partners with the ability to provide more modern, eye-catching media that has a greater chance of making an impression than a traditional fixed sign or billboard. With this in mind, many people are looking to improve the performance … Read More

How to Clean a Granite Memorial Stone

right cleaning steps can help you maintain your granite stone lifespan

Granite is often a popular choice for memorial stones due to its durability and elegant, polished appearance. You’ve probably seen many examples of well-maintained granite memorial stones at parks or cemeteries, along with some less attractive ones that are in need of a good cleaning. Even a solid, polished granite memorial stone will eventually succumb to the adverse effects of … Read More

Employee Barrier Installations

During these uncertain times, Behrends Group of Companies is working with businesses in Alberta and in Canada to help them better protect their employees and customers. If you have any requirements or needs for barriers that separate your employees from their customers, feel free to reach out to us. We will be happy to help. We also have the capabilities … Read More

Design Tips for Creating Outdoor Signs That Attract Customers

For businesses of any size, it is important to create an attractive, eye-catching outdoor sign for your storefront property. By doing so, you will be able to have more opportunities to generate sales and revenue for your business, as more people are drawn to your business based on the enticing outdoor signage. In order to create the ideal outdoor sign for your … Read More

What Are The Metals Used in Casting?

metal pouring in casting line production

Casting metal is a process in which metal is formed into a specific shape using a mold. This process has been in use for thousands of years in order to create a wide range of items from metal. Depending on the type of object you are trying to cast, or the type of use you want to get from that … Read More

What are the Right Materials to Use for Your Business Sign?

types of metal signs

A well-designed lobby sign for your business can be the perfect way to make a great first impression on anyone visiting your premises. At Behrends Group we specialize in creating signs that perfectly reflect the aspects of your business that you want attention drawn to. Whether that means creating a crisp, larger metal sign, or a colourful acrylic sign that … Read More

Signage Trends to Watch Out For in 2019

2019 TRENDS signs

Like most modern industries, there are new trends to be on the lookout for in the world of signage this year. For most of us, signs are something we encounter every day, usually without thinking about them. They serve a very straightforward purpose, but as new technologies are developed, and new innovations are introduced, the old signs we are familiar … Read More

Bronze Grave Markers: We Customize!

Custom cast bronze grave marker

Behrends Group specializes in creating elegant and tasteful bronze grave markers for a number of different grave sites. From bronze veteran grave markers to flat bronze grave markers and headstones, we can cater to any and all tastes and design preferences. We make sure that each piece we make tastefully and respectfully pays homage to the life of your loved … Read More

Behrends has Strong Alberta Roots with a Global Reach

Behrends Group of Companies started in Edmonton, Alberta over six decades ago and although we are a locally-owned, family-run business with strong roots in our province, our reach has extended far beyond our municipality, region, and even continent since we started doing business. Behrends Group started in Alberta because this province has always been the perfect place to build a … Read More

Interior Directional Signage for Finding the Way

Interior directional signage, sometimes called modular signage, is critical for helping patrons and clients who enter your business or organizational spaces find their way. In fact, directional signage is the most common type of sign in the industry which tells you a lot about how necessary these signs are for facility navigation. When individuals enter your built spaces, they need … Read More