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A ShieldCo Holiday Raffle

Your chance to Win a custom made sign

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"ShieldCo stands at the intersection of Art and Technology and creates beautiful, timeless, masterpieces."  - Jesse W

Overview

1) A $10 entry fee for a chance to a custom made, laser cut, three dimensional, metal sign! 
2) A portion of the proceeds will benefit the "Frederick Rescue Mission" which provides shelter and food to the poor
3) The winner will be announced on Friday December 22nd 2017
4) 3D models of your sign provided prior to production, to ensure you sign looks just the way you'd want it! 

The Rules

With the purchase of a $10 ticket, you will be entered into a chance to win a ShieldCo, custom made, three dimensional sign. You can purchase as many tickets as you'd like, each purchase will enter an additional time for a chance to win. 

Winner release date - Friday, December 22nd 2017. 

We anticipate a lot of fun with this event and are very excited to work with you, one on one, to create a custom sign of your choice! 

We do have to set some guidelines as follows. 

1) Acceptable designs - business logos, sport team logos, high school or collegiate logos etc.
2) Size - the sign will be about 30" tall, or 30" wide
3) The logo must already exist - we will not create a "new" logo
4) Shipping of the finished product is included to anywhere in the contiguous USA (i.e. not Hawaii or Alaska)
5) Common sense applies - and ShieldCo retains the right to refuse to create a submitted design. We are very fair, but it seems as though in today's world, where there is an inch people take a foot. Don't be that person! 

 

A Brief History

Luke and Neil, circa 2014

Luke and Neil, circa 2014

When my brother Neil and I started ShieldCo in December 2013, we thought a great market for our laser cut, industrially powder coated products would be for super-fans of collegiate and professional sport teams, as well as current and past military members. We made a bunch of product, which we took to games, posted online, set up booths, and essentially went door to door trying to sell.

The most common response we got was "Do you make business signs?" Shortly after, we changed our focus to custom business signs, and since making the switch we have created custom pieces for Lyft, PepsiCo, Xzibit, DJ Premier, the Brooklyn Nets, John Mayer, over 300 other organizations across the United States.

Some of our first designs

Baltimore Orioles - This was actually the first design that we made with our "3D" process

Baltimore Orioles - This was actually the first design that we made with our "3D" process

Our beloved Baltimore Ravens

Our beloved Baltimore Ravens

Maryland Terrapin - Many of our family members attended the University of Maryland and we just loved the logo, so we had to make it 3D! 

Maryland Terrapin - Many of our family members attended the University of Maryland and we just loved the logo, so we had to make it 3D! 

We had to create something for the Capitals as well! 

We had to create something for the Capitals as well! 

Neil served in the US Army Rangers in his 20s, and we continue to support the Pointe Du Hoc Foundation through donations each year

Neil served in the US Army Rangers in his 20s, and we continue to support the Pointe Du Hoc Foundation through donations each year

Our First Attempts to Sell

Evan Carmack - helping us sell our products at the Frederick Christmas Show

Evan Carmack - helping us sell our products at the Frederick Christmas Show

Luke and Paul Nowacek at the University of Maryland

Luke and Paul Nowacek at the University of Maryland

The Pivot

Once we decided we were going to focus on custom business signage, we realized we had to learn 3D modeling so we could show the customer what their sign would look like prior to production. This is when our fortunes really began to turn!  

The Brooklyn Nets contacted us in February 2016 for signage. We were able to wow their team with a 3D mockup of what their sign was going to look like in just a few hours. 

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Shortly there after - we created their sign which was hung in one of their lobby

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Since then, we've sold signs to hundreds of places across the country.

As of Oct 2017

As of Oct 2017

We hope to work directly with you to create a beautiful piece of art. If you'd like to have a chance to win, and also donate to a wonderful cause -