Worlds Largest Scoreboards Installed at Everbank Field – Commercial Electrical Contractor
Press Release: American Electrical Contracting, Inc. and The Big Picture
On July 27th 2014, American Electrical Contracting, Inc. completed installing the LED modules that produce the video on the words largest scoreboards installed at Everbank Field, home of the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars. At 60 feet high, 362 feet long and lit by 35.5 million LED bulbs, the screens located on both ends of the field, gives everyone in the stadium the big picture. Under Project Manager Gary Hopkins, Master Electrician and Kathy Riley, Dispatch Manager, American Electrical Contracting, Inc. has been the official Daktronics Installation and Service Company for North East Florida and the Southern Region of Georgia for several years.
Daktronics is the world’s leader for designing and manufacturing scoreboards. Located in Brookings South Dakota where in 1968 it was founded by two electrical engineering professors from South Dakota State University, Aelred Kurtenbach and Duane Sander, the company started with the design and manufacture of electronic voting systems for state legislatures. It is now the world’s leader in electronic scoreboards. These electronic scoreboards have become a valuable tool pulling people out of their recliners and away from their big screen home theater systems, to a bigger screen coupled with the real live action in stadiums.
American Electrical Contracting, Inc. is one of the largest electrical contractors in North East Florida. The company does an excellent job of servicing the commercial and residential markets by performing a wide variety of services. These services which include every phase and requirement of electrical work have been satisfying homeowners, property managers, general contractors and landlords for over 14 years.
As the recipient of the Angie’s List Super Service award every year since 2008, American Electrical Contracting is poised for continued success and is currently wiring the new Federal Express Building at Cecil Field in addition to several other major projects.
Staffed with a dozen Master Electricians, Licensed Journeymen and Apprentices, American has a wide customer base ranging from the everyday homeowner to the Jacksonville Zoo. The Daktronics scoreboard is another opportunity for the company to showcase the talent and versatility of its employees.