Equipment, Materials & Software

Safety Speed Manufacturing Recognized for Innovative Product at 2014 SGIA Expo Safety Speed earned the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) Product of the Year Award for their SSC165H Panel Saw/Dust Free Cutter in the Finishing Equipment Category at this year's SGIA Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. The competition recognized the latest equipment and supplies currently on the market that are advancing the specialty imaging industry.

New Benchtop CNC Router Helps Signmakers and Engravers Automate their Production
Techno’s new BT1212 Benchtop CNC Router key features are its heavy duty construction with precision ball screws on all three axes, an 800 Watt (1 HP) Kress variable speed spindle with 8,000-24,000 RPM and is powered by a brushless micro stepper motor... Read More
GPI’s Vacuum Tables Lower Costs and Production Time for the CNC Industry!
Forty years of engineering refinement gives Graphic Parts International’s (G.P.I.) Vacuum Tables their superior tooling capabilities; in-turn eliminating both your traditional clamps and custom workholding chucks. G.P.I.’s vacuum tables will save you... Read More
Maximum Durability: Omega-Bond Premium Aluminum Composite Panels
Omega-Bond Premium features a .012-inch (.3mm) aluminum skin thickness with a higher quality plastic core that is best suited for fabricated applications including Architectural Signage, Exhibition Stands, Fascias, Canopies, Car Dealerships, Banks,... Read More
Delcam Schedules FREE Webinars on ArtCAM Artistic CADCAM Software
Delcam has scheduled a series of FREE webinar demonstrations of ArtCAM Express and ArtCAM Insignia, versions of the ArtCAM range of artistic CADCAM software from Delcam. At the first webinar on Friday October 17, Delcam will be exploring some of the... Read More
New Smart-X Foam Board to be Showcased at 2014 SGIA Expo
SMART-X® graphic display board recently was introduced by 3A Composites USA as the first heavy-duty foam board available in the Americas that is 100 percent recyclable. SMART-X will be showcased at the 2014 SGIA Expo in Las Vegas Oct. 22-24 at 3A... Read More

Gyford Productions to host Manufacturing Day
Gyford Productions, LLC is scheduled to host an open house for local students in celebration of Manufacturing Day Friday. Students from Truckee Meadows Community College have been invited to visit the Reno, Nevada facility between 7:45am and 8:30am for a... Read More
It Builds in the Family
Litchfield Township, Ohio is a small town of 3,250 people located just south of Cleveland. When community officials wanted to replace four long-standing “welcome to” post-and-panel signs, three generations of sign makers worked together to make this... Read More
Hingst’s Sign Post: Working with Hardboard (Masonite)
Sign Builder Illustrated columnist Jim Hingst writes: “A sign maker had asked if he could mount a printed vinyl graphic to Masonite, which is another name for hardboard.  Because hardboard is porous, I told him to either paint or varnish the... Read More
LaserU Introduces Ornament Creation
In Course 12 of LaserU’s Learning Center, the site takes you through the steps of working with wood, acrylic, and glass to create unique and personalized ornaments. Using applications, such as, color fills, laser foil and CerMark, the site shows how... Read More
Piedmont Plastics Opens a New Branch in the Houston Market
Piedmont Plastics opened its Houston, Texas branch on September 8, 2014 marking its 42nd distribution location in North America. The new Houston branch is 20,000 square feet of office and warehouse space located in the Freeport Business Center at 13279... Read More



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