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Gilman Brothers Adds MountCor® Black to MountCor HA Foamboard Family
The Gilman Brothers Company, Gilman CT has launched MountCor Black, joining original MountCor white heat-activated foamboard as the revolutionary low temperature (130°F mechanical and hot vacuum presses and 180°F rollers) substrate with roller... Read More
A Cool Rebranding
  Cone Palace is a long-time restaurant/ice cream shop in Kokomo, Indiana. In the past two years, Cone Palace has undergone some major renovations and used our company, Huston Signs, for all their signage needs. We recently provided them with a... Read More
New Laminators Incorporated Sign Panel Production Guide
Laminators Inc. has issued a new and improved Sign Panel Production Guide with updated technical information including additional illustrations and step-by-step instructions. The new nineteen-page Guide covers the best practices from panel handling,... Read More
Rowmark Announces New MetalGraph Plus Products
Rowmark introduces a variety of new additions to the popular MetalGraph Plus® product line to expand metallic design and finish options and provide increased versatility for demanding indoor and outdoor signage, lettering, and cut-out... Read More
Eagle-inspired Public Artwork Takes Flight with Gatorfoam
Not unlike its artistic inspiration, community spirits soared at the June 7 unveiling of the new “Eagles in Flight” public artwork in Pitt Meadows, British Columbia, as part of the city’s 2014 Pitt Meadows Day and Centennial celebration. The cubed-shaped... Read More

A Legendary Sign
Some signs are legendary, and the Banshee identity sign for the new roller coaster at Kings Island amusement park in Mason, Ohio lives up to the mythological creature it was named after. Hardly a harbinger of doom, the Banshee sign actually proved to... Read More
Shop Talk (Aug '14): Automotive Grade Coatings for Signs
Sign manufacturers are very interested in color, durability, and process improvement in their coatings systems. These are also the three pillars that automotive coatings were built upon. Let’s examine why you might choose automotive coatings for your... Read More
Announcing the Laser University Channel
Learn how to do basic laser engraving techniques (such as color filling or using foil) by watching a video on the Laser University Channel on YouTube. See videos packed with CorelDRAW tips for laser owners such as how to scan artwork and make it into a... Read More
Mécanique Technique
At press time, the artificial intelligence Skynet system had yet to launch its line-up of Terminators to take over the human race, nor had the robotic Cylons attempted to track us down. However one creative sign shop is taking a cue from the Borg and... Read More
Acrylic Patriot Awards and Plaques
Crafted from polished cast acrylic, the Patriot Awards and Plaques from LaserBits are a true way to show your patriotism! The cast acrylic engraves a crisp white color for excellent contrast while the coloring provides a colorful framing element to your... Read More



2014 Winter/Spring Buyer's Guide


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