Environmentally Friendly Glo Brite(R) Eco Exit(TM) Safety Signs Receive Building Operating Management Top Products Award

December 1, 2008

MCHENRY, Ill., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ — Jessup Manufacturing Company’s Glo
Brite(R) Eco Exit(TM) safety signs have received a 2009 Top Products Award
from Building Operating Management magazine. The award recognizes the most
popular manufacturers and suppliers of the year based on inquiries from
building and facility executives about products that appeared on the
FacilitiesNet.com website.

Jessup’s Eco Exit(TM) line, which was introduced in April, consumes no
energy and needs no maintenance, reducing costs and the carbon footprint for
building owners. The signs from North America’s leading manufacturer of
photoluminescent safety products include single-sided and double-sided
configurations with multiple mounting options and viewing distances of up to
100 feet.

“We’re extremely proud of this honor, because the number of requests for
information shows that we’re meeting a real need in the marketplace for
economical, ecologically friendly signs,” said Alan M. Carlson, vice president
marketing support and business development for Jessup. “These are the most
energy efficient exit signs on the market today. Our Glo Brite(R) Eco
Exit(TM) signs don’t require wiring, bulbs or batteries, which gives building
operators a simple way meet exit safety standards while reducing their carbon

A building with 100 photoluminescent signs will save more than $3,500 a
year in energy costs and reduce air pollution by almost a half a million
pounds of CO2 compared with incandescent signs over the life of the product.

The Eco Exit(TM) signs were among 80 products chosen for the award out of
more than 900 products featured on the FacilitiesNet.com website used by
Building Operating Management readers. The award-winning products will be
showcased in the January 2009 issue. The magazine reaches an audience of
73,000 building owners and facility managers who control more than 4.3 million

For more information about Glo Brite(R) Eco Exit(TM) signs, visit

About Jessup Manufacturing

Jessup Manufacturing Company (http://www.jessupmfg.com) was established in
1956 and is North America’s prime manufacturer of photoluminescent and site
safety products. The company’s products are used in the building,
transportation, printing and action sports markets.

SOURCE Jessup Manufacturing Company

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