Shop Talk (May ’15): The Calagaz Group of Mobile, Alabama

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April 24, 2015
Eye of the Wrapper
Towson University, located in Baltimore, Maryland, is the second-largest public university in the state (with close to 23,000 students) and is home to its Tigers athletics teams. Officials with the university’s Parking and Transportation Services recently embarked on a rebranding project that would not only spruce up...
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April 24, 2015
GFI Innovations, The Oldham Group Expand Dealer...
GFI Innovations and The Oldham Group have expanded their dealer agreement and strengthened its strategic relationship. The two companies began working together last summer leading up to Graph Expo. This new agreement reflects GFI’s intention to grow its dealer network with a thriving and supported distributor program...
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April 24, 2015
Fulham to Launch New Programmable LED Drivers and...
Fulham, Co. Inc., will be introducing a new line of DALI and 0-10V programmable LED drivers and a new LED driver/emergency battery pack combo product at LIGHTFAIR® International between May 5 and May 7, 2015. New ThoroLED™ Programmable LED Drivers are offered with a unique hand-held programmer that can set...
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April 23, 2015
Versatile Genesis LV Single-Stage System from...
The new Genesis® LV Single-Stage System from Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes is an ideal coating system for sign manufacturers. This two-component urethane coating system leverages two mixing clears to reach multiple gloss levels (flat, satin, semi-gloss, and gloss). With simple mix ratios regardless of the...

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April 23, 2015
American Sign Museum Online Auction Opens June...
The American Sign Museum’s Fifth Annual Online Auction opens on June 1 at midnight EST and will close June 24 at midnight EST. The fundraising event includes everything you need to make signs—sign products, materials, equipment, and services that sign shops use every day, as well as a selection of consumer goods. A...
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April 23, 2015
Roland DGA Announces Special Spring Product...
Roland DGA has announced the kickoff of two spring product promotions offering outstanding money-saving and added-value opportunities for those in the market for a new Roland SOLJET® Pro 4 XR-640 large-format color printer/cutter or VersaUV® LEF-20 flatbed printer. The first promotion, valid through June 30, 2015,...
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April 23, 2015
Shop Talk (May ’15): The Calagaz Group of Mobile,...
When dealing with “visual communications,” one has to be open to change—change in equipment, change in marketing, change in strategy, etc. Leo J. Calagaz is president of The Calagaz Group, which is made up of three divisions: photo retail, commercial printing, and silk screening apparel. And for him, it’s important to...
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April 22, 2015
Onyx Graphics Adds Support for Mimaki JFX200 &...
Onyx Graphics, Inc., has added support for both the Mimaki JFX200-2513 flatbed and Mimaki JV300 Series roll-based printers. The drivers, and twelve other Mimaki drivers, are available for all ONYX software version 11.1.2 RIP and workflow products. The Mimaki JFX200-2513 flatbed printer is the company’s...
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April 22, 2015
Marvel Builds “Ant-Man” Buzz with Tiny...
To promote their upcoming superhero movie Ant-Man, Marvel Studios has quietly been placing tiny, ant-sized billboards (less than a foot high) in various public places around Australia. A few Redditors over the weekend noticed these Ant-Man billboards at bus stops, parks, and atop trash cans. The Ant-Man billboards...
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April 22, 2015
Digital Signage Federation Announces 2015 Education...
The Digital Signage Federation® (DSF), the only independent not-for-profit trade organization serving the digital signage industry, has announced its 2015 educational Hangout schedule through mid-year. Hangouts are forty-five-minute panel discussions hosted via GOOGLE Hangout by two or three industry professionals...
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April 22, 2015
New LED Video Display to Entertain Fans of Jolie...
Daktronics (NASDAQ-DAKT) of Brookings, South Dakota, has been asked to design, manufacture and install a new LED video display for Silver Cross Field, in Joliet, Illinois, home to baseball’s Joliet Slammers. Installation is slated for late April. “It’s an understatement to say we are elated to have Daktronics...
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April 22, 2015
ISA Sign Expo 2015 a Success
Sign and visual communications industry leaders packed their bags to leave Las Vegas and ISA’s International Sign Expo 2015. But they took with them a suitcase full of great ideas, new products, and important connections to improve and expand their business. With a sold-out trade show showcasing more than 600...

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