The Board of Directors of the United States Sign Council (USSC) voted unanimously to merge the USSC and all of its assets into the USSC Foundation. Starting January 1, 2018, the USSC will cease operations, and the USSC Foundation will assume all functions and activities associated with the past organization. The USSC Foundation has been the research wing of the...
Daktronics of Brookings, South Dakota has installed a lightweight, freeform LED displays on the outside of Sanford Health’s new Imagenetics building in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The versatile LED technology brings an aesthetically pleasing design and artistic, genetic-centric content to the facility’s exterior. The project was completed this summer ahead of the building’s grand opening in early October. “Sanford Health...
Simply stated, when it comes to CNC control technology, open architecture refers to a system that is not closed—one that can operate utilizing CAD-CAM programming that comes from a variety of sources. It also means assorted pieces of hardware (like a variety of tooling) can be used, depending on what type of materials need to be cut with a...
  Five industry-leading companies have stepped forward to sponsor the FP3 — Functional Printing, Process and Products Conference from the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA). Sponsors to date include The M&R Companies (Diamond level) and FUJIFILM, Memcon, Mimaki and Proell (Platinum level). The dynamic new event for thought leaders in functional printing will come to the Chicago area June 4–6,...
  Sign Research Foundation’s first full-day University Workshop, held at Michigan State University earlier this fall, drew a capacity crowd to learn more about signs. The event was sponsored in collaboration with the university’s School of Planning, Design, and Construction and drew professors and students of landscape architecture, planning, and design; campus and facilities planners; and local sign companies and...
  ISA International Sign Expo continues to earn accolades, including recent awards for graphic design and for the overall growth of the show. This comes as ISA International Sign Expo 2018 has announced an expanded tradeshow floor, its largest ever. ISA International Sign Expo 2016 recently was named to Trade Show Executive’s Gold 100, a list hailing ISA Sign Expo one of the...
  Keynote Danielle Feinberg of Pixar Animation Studios will deliver an inspirational keynote presentation at LIGHTFAIR® International 2018 on Sunday, May 6. Her experience in lighting Academy Award®-winning films expertly combines technology and art. LIGHTFAIR takes place in Chicago at McCormick Place May 6-10, 2018 (Pre-Conference LIGHTFAIR Institute®: May 6-7; Trade Show & Conference: May 8-10). Feinberg joined Pixar Animation Studios...
  Kompac is pleased to announce they have recently partnered with Xeikon, and installed an EZ Koat 20 Plus at their new Itasca, Illinois demonstration facility to show UV/aqueous coating capabilities when paired with Xeikon technology. Following the placement was the North American edition of Xeikon Café, where the team was invited to speak with both Xeikon owners and those...
  Your on-premise advertising is the most valuable investment you can make, which is why it pays to have the most reliable and longest lasting to realize your best ROI. ThinkSIGN Full Color LED signs offer more brightness than other options on the market, ensuring your message will reach more people and grab more attention. One recent study indicated that...
  CAMaster, a U.S.-based manufacturer of fully integrated CNC routers, is excited to introduce its new SignPro router. The SignPro router is designed with flexibility and performance in mind, giving its users the ability to cut wood, composites, plastics, non-ferrous metals, ACM, vinyl, magnet, gasket, fabrics, coroplast, and much more. Proudly made in the USA, the SignPro is built from a...




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