• Our factory in Essen produces

    The best quality possible

    We have one of the largest and most technically advanced signage production factories in Europe. All products are manufactured to demanding tolerances in precise detail ranging from the smallest of individual letters to the largest of engineered signage structures.

  • For over 95 years we have offered

    quality to meet the highest expectations

    Decades of experience, technical know-how and the latest computer technology – this is what Menden Buchstaben stands for.

  • Cutting edge technology generates


    As a trade supplier to the signage industry we have invested more than €9 million euros in technology during the last 6 years alone.

  • Our employees understand your


    We attach great importance to good education and the further training of our employees. After all, their wealth of knowledge and experience is the largest asset of our company.

  • We achieve


    Many of our machines, software and systems have been specifically designed and developed for the purpose of producing our high quality products. This commitment to innovation and technology helps us maintain our position as market leader in the production of individual illuminated letters.

  • For all areas of signage hardware

    We have specialists

    Only professionals work at Menden. Every skill is covered, from our CAD/CAM experts at the start of the process through to our electricians in final assembly, our experienced employees are individually and collectively all masters of their trade.

Innovative but traditional signage solutions

Menden Buchstaben is a company that has grown over four generations. We have been successfully producing signage solutions in Germany since 1922. We preserve the tradition of craftsmanship but enrich it with new technologies. This a key component to our ongoing success.

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Our Capacities

Facts and figures


individual letters per day


square metres of powder coating per hour

11 k

production hours per week

800 t

aluminium per year

350 t

acrylic per year

3,5 m

LED modules per year


Your personal contact

Our experts are always available to answer any questions about illuminated advertising structures. Do you have a specific request? Then get in touch with us.



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