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The Batten luminaire, best known for its high-class performance in awnings, utilitarian lighting, or ambient lighting, is now offered in two new vibrant colors—red and blue. Following the release of the regular output white Batten,…
Graphics One is pleased to announce the shipment of an industrial and professional-grade semi-automatic heat press for the largest all-over imaging and for other dye sub transfer applications. The Mogk PTP-1450 features dual shuttles each…
Roland DGA Corporation has announced that Roland customers won eight coveted SGIA Golden Image Awards at the recent Specialty Graphics Imaging Association (SGIA) 2016 Expo in Las Vegas. Widely recognized as the industry’s most prominent…
Ricoh has announced that its third annual Interact User Community Event successfully returned to Boulder, Colorado, this summer, immersing print professionals in discussions of production print technology breakthroughs, best practices and trends. Interact’s value is rooted in its…
Canon Solutions America, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., has announced the successful installation of a Canon imagePRESS C10000VP Color Digital Press at industry mainstay TigerPress's Massachusetts facility. The company's newest installation supports its…
Today at Graph Expo 2016, HP Inc., announced new HP PrintOS capabilities and extended compatibility to additional digital press models, allowing more print service providers (PSPs) to enjoy the benefits of automated print production. HP also announced strong worldwide…
Mactac® Distributor Products announces the launch of several new product constructions to its legacy IMAGin® PrintVinyl promotional media series—offering customers the most popular configuration options for any wide-format graphic application.
Baird & Warner Real Estate's “Easier” themed campaign by Chicago's award-winning Jacobs Agency has been launched through a series of OOH executions that bring to life the message of easier through engaging graphic treatments and…
Rollem International recently installed a new IS5 Die Cutter at Studio 1 Distinctive in Rancho Cucamonga, California.  The company focuses on providing the highest quality portraits for ID Cards, Underclass, Seniors, Dances, Sports, Panoramics & Graduation…
Student submissions in the Tom Frecska Student Printing Competition were honored at the 2016 SGIA Expo in Las Vegas for displaying advanced printing ability and knowledge of their craft—proving that the upcoming wave of imaging…
Companies interested in diversifying their print product portfolios all share at least one requirement: color must be consistent throughout all print processes. Projects printed on any traditional or digital press must match today, and a…
Kett Tool provides manufacturers and contractors with superior flexibility for making complex straight and curved cuts in flat or corrugated steel with the elongated neck and one-handed maneuverability of the KL-2030 Long Neck Electric Nibbler.
Mutoh America, Inc., an industry leader in wide-format printers, was recently honored with the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association's (SGIA) Product of the Year award for the ValueJet 1628X - 64 inch printer in the Solvent…
Whether you’re seeking savings or an item you haven’t seen around for a while, GSG has launched a Web site, www.gsgsurplus.com, that may have just what you’re looking for. GSG is a consumable and equipment…
The new Vivid Pixel is the most advanced LED Neon Flex fixture yet. It combines the convenience of flexible LED linear neon lighting with the ultimate control of DMX512. Architects and lighting designers will appreciate…
Jeff Brazin has been appointed vice president of National Accounts for Principal LED. Brazin will be responsible for further growth of the LED portfolio and will focus on regional and national accounts in the sign…
The 2016 Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) Expo brought together leaders of the specialty imaging industry this year in Las Vegas. In addition to a successful showcase, Fisher Textiles, Indian Trail, NC was recognized in…
As digital print technology continues to evolve, graphics providers and sign makers need to keep abreast of some of the latest trends in this field that will help them grow their client base and boost…
For many shops, bottlenecks in workflow can come in the fabrication stage and slow down an entire project. To alleviate the crunch, shops often outsource portions of a job they don’t have the capabilities to…
Fulham Co., Inc., a leading supplier of lighting components and electronics for commercial and specialty applications, today expanded its LED emergency product family with the new HotSpot Constant Power LED Emergency Driver. Easily installed in…
The 2016 SGIA Expo (September 14-16) took over Las Vegas last week, during which SGIA conducted its first-ever on-the-floor attendee survey. SGIA would like to extend special thanks to the 2,815 survey participants who contributed…
Orbus Exhibit & Display Group®, one of North America’s leading trade suppliers of display, exhibit, and event solutions, recently fundraised to benefit the Andrew Grene Foundation (AGF), resulting in the donation of over $700. In addition,…
Cyrious Software has just released the v3 Dataset for Cyrious Control, the second of three major new releases in September. The v3 dataset represents a major advancement making it far faster and easier to set…
Roland DGA will be conducting a free webinar on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at 10:00 am - 10:30 am Pacific (1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Eastern). The live webcast, “Expert Advice to Successfully Complete a…
The 2016 SGIA Expo (Las Vegas, September 14–16) showcased the latest technologies and products in the specialty imaging marketplace on the largest trade show floor in SGIA history — a whopping 272,700 square feet.
Once again changing the way people think about shade, Glen Raven Custom Fabrics, makers of Sunbrella® fabrics, will introduce two new fabrics into its Decorative Shade Collection at the 2016 IFAI Expo, October 19-21 in…
The HP Latex 1500 printer provides high-speed, high-resolution and 126-inch Latex printing, along with cost-effectiveness and versatility. Offered by GSG, it includes options for automatically printing double-sided backlit applications and imaging on porous textiles.
SloanLED, leader in LED technology, announces the launch of SloanLED Prism Red at the Midwest Sign Show.
Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced that it will showcase the latest enhancements to its large format print system offerings, the Océ ColorWave 910 roll-to-roll (R2R) workflow, during the esteemed 2016…
SGIA is pleased to welcome Rich Thompson of Ad Graphics Inc as the new Chairman for the 2017 Board of Directors. Thompson was appointed along with incoming First Vice Chairman Edward Cook of ECI Screen…
Printing professionals can drive profitable growth with the extensive portfolio of technologies Electronics For Imaging (Nasdaq:EFII) is presenting at the 2016 SGIA Expo, including several new offerings shown for the first time in North America. The company’s…
More than 562 companies have set up on 272,700 square feet in the Las Vegas Convention Center to kick off the 2016 SGIA Expo. Exhibitors from around the world are showcasing the newest equipment, technologies and…
Canon Solutions America, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., has announced developments to its collaboration with Colex Finishing—the U.S. manufacturer of the Colex Sharpcut finishing solution. Under the newest agreement, Canon Solutions…
The SGIA Product of the Year competition raised the bar today at the 2016 Expo (Las Vegas, September 14-16) with stellar entries in a variety of output and non-output imaging categories—and winners were announced at…
3M is proud to introduce six new additions to the flagship 3M™ Wrap Film Series 1080 line, including three revolutionary color flip options featuring Gloss Flip Electric Wave, Satin Flip Caribbean Shimmer and Satin Flip…
Today at SGIA Expo, HP Inc., unveiled the new HP Latex 300 Printer series, introducing key versatility and productivity advancements to the n platform in its category.  The new HP Latex 315, 335, and 365 Printers help a range of…
Dietzgen Corporation announced today that it has purchased the Magic® digital imaging business from Coveris™. The purchase includes Magic® brand families of Museo®, Magiclee®, and Jet Set. The acquisition will bring the strengths of Dietzgen…
Xaar plc, a leader in industrial inkjet technology, is pleased to announce that the innovative Xaar Print Bar System will be shown at SGIA by Xaar’s recently-acquired industrial inkjet specialist company, Engineered Printing Solutions (EPS)…
SGIA has created the breakthrough Women in Print Alliance, a group dedicated to supporting women in the industry who have advanced the digital printing industry through their innovation, vision in leading successful businesses, and philanthropy.
OKI Data Americas announces its participation and gold sponsorship of the upcoming 2016 SGIA Expo taking place September 14-16 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. There in booth #2249, OKI Data…
Canon Solutions America, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., has announced the launch of its Business Builder program, an all-encompassing knowledge and best practice platform designed to help print providers looking to…
Woodworkers have a new, innovative solution designed exclusively for cabinet making with the introduction of Optimus. Created by AXYZ International, a leading global manufacturer of CNC router and knife cutting systems, Optimus is an all-in-one…
Avery Dennison®, a global leader in labeling and packaging solutions, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Ink Mill Corporation, a twenty-six-employee, New Hampshire-based business, for an undisclosed purchase price. This acquisition combines Ink…
FASTSIGNS International, Inc., franchisor of FASTSIGNS®, the leading sign, graphics and visual communications franchise, announced it has signed an agreement with new franchisee and prominent photo industry leader, Gabrielle Mullinax.
Cyrious Software has just released the ARTWORK APPROVAL App for Cyrious Control, the first of three major new releases in September. Fully integrated into Cyrious Control, ARTWORK APPROVAL lets print and sign company employees sell…
The Gilman Brothers Company is responding to the wide format printing industry’s ever-increasing demand for an eco-friendly substrate with its EAGLECELL™ all-paper honeycomb graphics board. 
Trotec is pleased to announce the opening of its newest regional service and support center in Hayward, Calif., the East Bay subregion of the San Francisco Bay area.
Roland DGA’s cutting-edge digital technologies will be front and center at the upcoming 2016 SGIA Expo, September 14-16, in Las Vegas. The wide-format digital printing leader will showcase its new TrueVIS™ VG and TrueVIS SG…
Tucanna, the developer of tFLOW digital and large format automation workflow software has spearheaded the effort to create partnerships with innovative industry manufacturers to demonstrate that true Workflow Automation is finally available in the grand…
Agfa Graphics will be demonstrating their high-volume production system, Jeti Tauro, and versatile Jeti Mira UV inkjet engines at SGIA 2016. The company will be in two booths (1551 and 1561) to properly showcase the…
AXYZ International, a global leader in manufacturing CNC router and knife cutting systems, will be exhibiting its Pacer Series CNC router and other specially selected products at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) from September…
Coveris™ Advanced Coatings Digital Imaging division, a global market leader in the development and fulfillment of high performance digital imaging substrates, will host a webinar on Tuesday, September 27th, to review PPMBLOCKOUT, blockout film.
Avery Dennison announced it has appointed Nick Tucci, vice president, sales, Materials Group North America. It also announced the appointment of Patricia Hubbard, vice president, R&D, Materials Group North America.
Mimaki USA, a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and cutters, announced the JFX200-2531 dual-bed UV-LED flatbed printer. Based on the popular JFX200-2513 printer, this model doubles the print area to increase productivity by enabling…
FASTSIGNS International, Inc., a leader in signs, graphics, and visual communications, was honored with the 2016 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award at a ceremony at the Pentagon on August 26th. FASTSIGNS International, Inc., Business…
Massivit 3D Printing Technologies announced that New York-based large format print business, Carisma, has created ten eye-catching 3D printed graphics to promote Sony Pictures' summer blockbuster, Ghostbusters, using its Massivit 1800 3D Printer.
Canon Solutions America, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., announced that Lasting Image Recognition. Branding. Solutions. (Lasting Image), an all-encompassing print solutions provider, has installed the Canon imagePRESS C10000VP and Canon imagePRESS…
Rowmark LLC reports that it has moved its LaserBits Phoenix, Arizona headquarters to the newly expanded Johnson Plastics branch office warehouse, also located in Phoenix, to increase efficiencies of both operations and to support growth…
AXYZ International, a global CNC router and knife cutting systems manufacturer, will be exhibiting their Trident Series machine and other specially selected products at the 2016 Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) Expo September 14-16 at…
Direct Color Systems® (“Direct Color LLC”) has received a Notice of Allowance for U.S. Patent Application No. 14/780,346 entitled “ADA-Compliant Braille Signage Printer and Method of Printing UV LED Curable Ink Using a Flat Bed…
Mimaki USA, a leading manufacturer of wide format inkjet printers and cutters, has announced the UJF Mark II (MkII) Series UV-LED tabletop printers. The two new models are production-focused, professional tools built on a small-footprint,…
FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division announces the release of the new Acuity Select HS 30 series, a high speed addition to the popular Acuity Select series, making its North American debut at SGIA…
Big Storm Brewing Co. (Big Storm) began in 2012 in Tampa Bay, Florida, to fill a void in the local craft beer market—approachable beer, made with spirit, authenticity, and quality. From the quintessential beer nerd…
Inkjet Technology, Inc. (ITI) is introducing their latest super-wide “Dual Production mode” sublimation printer– the TX3200. The new, “Dual Production,” 3.2-meter TX3200 textile printer now has the capability to print directly on textile fabrics AND…
The variety and volumes of digitally produced signs and displays continues to grow, whereas wide format companies often are not ready to efficiently handle that growth. Typical wide format workflows and finishing operations can be…
Mimaki USA, a leading manufacturer of wide format inkjet printers and cutters, has announced availability of the TX300P-1800 roll-to-roll, direct-to-textile inkjet printer. This seventy-five-inch-wide printer is engineered exclusively for direct-to-fabric applications and will be on…
Presto’s CanvasTac wallcovering was used on two floors of a newly acquired building in Center City Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Alterra Property Group and Stockton Real Estate Advisors joined forces to give the outdated 1760 Market Street building a new, modern,…
Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) announced that it has won eight Must See ’Ems awards—the most presented to any participant. The annual awards program, which is open to exhibitors participating in the Graphic Arts Show…
Swimming is one of the most popular Olympic sports. So when the Omaha Sports Commission found out it had won the opportunity to host the Olympic Swimming Trials—the selection meet for the U.S. Olympic Swim…
Kern Laser Systems is excited to announce the release of the LaserCELL as the newest addition to their product lineup.
Johnson Plastics announces Love Letters, a new fully sublimatable and customizable décor and gift product line, perfect for the upcoming holiday season.
Roland DGA Corporation has introduced its latest additions to the TrueVIS family of wide-format eco-solvent inkjets – the 30-inch and 54-inch SG series printer/cutters – delivering vibrant color plus high-quality printing and contour cutting at…
At the upcoming Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) Expo, September 14-16 in Las Vegas, visitors will be able to see the next update to ONYX workflow software. ONYX 12.1 builds upon the ONYX 12 platform…
FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division, will present the latest innovations in wide format print applications with a visually stunning wall of printed samples that will showcase the spectacular capabilities and impressive print quality…
Covestro is celebrating its first anniversary. The materials manufacturer has been standing on its own for twelve months now and can take pride in its rapid development. Following its official separation from the Bayer Group…
Mimaki USA, a leading manufacturer of wide format inkjet printers and cutters, has signed a national dealer agreement with N. Glantz & Son, a 110-year-old national sign and graphics distributor with a dedicated sales and…
Johnson Plastics has added FusionCast’s™ Cast Signage & Signbuilder Wizard to its extensive line of products and services. With FusionCasts’ Signbuilder Wizard, Johnson Plastics can help customers create durable and distinctive metal-cast signs, using a…
OSI Creative, a leading provider of global supply chain managed solutions for point-of-purchase displays (P-O-P), consumer product packaging and branded merchandise programs, has announced the opening of a new facility serving the New York area.…
Pro Imaging and SGIA recently announced their new partnership, coinciding with the event’s thirtieth anniversary. Teaming with SGIA will allow organizers to expand educational offerings, provide greater leverage in booking new venues, and turn up…
One of the leading plastics distributors and component manufacturers in the U.S., E & T Plastics has been at the forefront of finding innovative ways to develop products for their customers for 70 years. Tom…
If you want to know the secret weapon that helped make the Twin Cities the only U.S. city in 2015 to rank in a ​Top 20 worldwide bike index of the most bike-friendly, bike worthy…
Electronics For Imaging, Inc. announced it will move to a brand-new facility in Londonderry, N.H., to house its US Inkjet business. The facility, which will be nearly a quarter-million square feet in size with room…
Target Field Metro Transit Station in downtown Minneapolis represents a whole new concept in public transit. Located adjacent to Target Field — home to Major League Baseball’s Minnesota Twins — the open-air, 60-acre, multi-modal transportation…
Novus PrintFlow™ is a new offering from Novus Imaging designed to help print service providers enter the web-to-print market without the time or expense of developing a complete online store front. Novus PrintFlow offers a…
Kiian Digital has today announced that it will host live on-stand demonstrations, highlighting the sustainability of its vast portfolio of sublimation inks at SGIA Expo 2016 (September 14-16, Booth 1171).
GMG Americas (www.gmgcolor.com), the leading developer and supplier of high-end color management software solutions, will be showcasing their advanced solutions to manage color, produce consistent proofs, and automate production work at booth #2123 during SGIA…
Top Value Fabrics introduces Midnight Blockout, the latest innovation for retail and expo settings. “Midnight Blockout is engineered especially for the demanding tradeshow industry,” explains Karen Stuerenberg, marketing director for Top Value Fabrics.
Laminators Inc., appoints Jay Thorpe as its new Western Regional Sales Manager for their thriving Sign Division. Due to the high-demand of sign products continuing to grow in the west coast region, Laminators opted to hire…
The 2016 SGIA Expo is right around the corner, and today is the last day of early bird registration! Register now to get your FREE Expo Floor Pass and explore wall-to-wall exhibitors featuring the latest…
The P.O.D. Pressure On Demand Steamer is the greatest innovation for the application and removal of any brand of vehicle Wrap film, paint protection film, and window tint film as well as for pre and…
Kornit Digital, a worldwide market leader in digital textile printing technology, has announced details of its presence at SGIA Expo 2016. North America’s leading tradeshow for imaging and printing professionals will be held at Las…
Avery Dennison released a benchmark video and study demonstrating that Avery Dennison Supreme Wrapping™ Film was superior to other competitive car wrapping films currently on the market considering quality combined with time to complete a…
FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division recently installed the J Press 720S at Independent Printing Company, Inc., a De Pere, Wisconsin-based print services provider.
SunDance, an Orlando-based firm offering design, print, and mailing services, has been named as one of Inc.'s 5,000 fastest-growing companies in America.
Kett Tool Company introduces the P-2080 Scissor Shear, a lightweight shear featuring a straight-handled body design for maximum maneuverability when making cuts in thick, soft materials.
Paradigm Imaging Group, a leading distributor of large format scanning and printing solutions, announces the release of a new wide format flatbed scanner by Kurabo.
Bordeaux Digital Printink, an inkjet manufacturer for the past sixteen years, will launch its new textile solutions for North America and present its new EDEN PG for textile and PLASMA VG and HF for industrial printing…
Roland DGA, a leading provider of digital imaging devices, announced today that Andrew Oransky has been appointed the company’s new president. Oransky previously served as Roland DGA’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing, and prior…
Pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs) are at the heart of a wide variety of applications and industries today, thanks to their efficacy and, in combination with a release liner, their user-friendliness. New market research from AWA Alexander…
Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc., a global leader in lighting and a member of the Panasonic Group, is expanding its top-performing line of EVERLINE LED Sign Tubes with odd length tubes. Three-foot, five-foot, seven-foot, and nine-foot…
In conjunction with the Specialty Graphic Imaging Foundation (SGIF), a nonprofit educational affiliate of SGIA, the Association is proud to announce five SGIA Scholarship Program winners!
Peerless-AV®, a leader in digital signage solutions, is proud to announce the commemoration of the company’s seventy-fifth anniversary. Peerless-AV, originally known as Peerless Industries, first opened its doors in 1941 in Illinois, and in honor of…
LEDtronics is excited to announce its new line of DLC-Listed LED Canopy Lights! This latest series is a far superior lighting technology and also more affordable than ever before!
The 2016 SGIA Expo (Las Vegas, September 14–16) is less than three months away, where exhibitors from around the globe will convene on the show floor to present the latest technologies, products, and applications available…
Register now for the 2016 SGIA Industrial Printing Symposium when you register for the 2016 SGIA Expo (September 14–16), and get an inside look at the latest advancements within the industrial printing marketplace!
Mimaki USA, a leading manufacturer of wide format inkjet printers and cutters, announced the availability of LUS-350 UV-LED ink, a highly durable yet flexible high-performance ink for the thermoforming market. The ink will be demonstrated…
In our October 2015 issue, we showed how World’s Coolest Comics & Collectible Toys in Winterville, North Carolina designed their identity sign (“The Non-Secret Identity”). Recently the shop opened a new location at a strip…
Coveris™ Advanced Coatings Digital Imaging division, a global market leader in the development and fulfillment of high-performance digital imaging substrates, announced that Magic® RITETAC LO is now available.
Keystone Technologies recently provided the lamps for an LED upgrade at Geno’s Steaks, an iconic establishment in South Philadelphia.
Johnson Plastics is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeff Timm as its Director of Sales and Service. He will be responsible for overseeing Johnson Plastics’ national sales and customer service team.
Principal LED is excited to introduce their latest innovative product to the Sign Industry: The Fusion Freedom™. What makes the Fusion Freedom a truly novel next-generation LED module is its combination of powerful features and…
Top Value Fabrics delivers Supra Fabric Elite. This is the same attention-getting fabric previously branded as Samba Fabric Elite, now with a new name. This fabric is upgraded with exceptional printing capabilities and helps to…
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