Fiery®, the digital front end (DFE) and workflow business of Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (“EFI™”), announced that it has acquired CADlink® Technology Corp., an industry-leading software company that delivers solutions for the high growth areas of digital direct-to-garment (DTG) and direct-to-film (DTF) printing; digital cutting and engraving; digital wide-format print; and vehicle wraps. CADlink’s products address increasingly important customer...
Arlon Innovations
Alamotape is proud to announce it becomes part of Arlon Graphics LLC, also a FLEXcon Holdings Trust company. Alamotape will now be known as Arlon Innovations and operate under the management of Arlon Graphics LLC. The new leadership and strategy for this business will increase the customer offering to Arlon Innovations customers by providing a world-class service aligned to...
piedmont plastics Plastics Plus, Ltd.
Piedmont Plastics®, a premier wholesale distributor of plastic sheet, rod, tube, and film, is proud to announce its acquisition of Plastics Plus, Ltd., a prominent plastics distributor located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, effective June 24, 2022. Founded in 2000, Plastics Plus is a leading plastics distributor and fabricator in Western Canada and prides itself on customer satisfaction, quality products and...
Printing
Allegra, one of the eight brands under Alliance Franchise Brands, will be featured on Entrepreneur magazine’s Top Global Franchises list. The brand ranked at No. 167 after the publication reviewed franchises included on the Franchise 500 listing and considered their startup and ongoing costs, the support program for franchisees, brand and financial power, and overall strength. All franchises had...
EFI
Electronics For Imaging, Inc., has launched a new service that makes it easy for print service providers to achieve Ghent PDF Output Suite 5.0 Conformance Certification for digital presses and printers using EFI™ Fiery® digital front end (DFE) print servers. Available at http://fiery.efi.com/gwg, the new certification offering uses the proven and trusted PDF test suite from the Ghent Workgroup...
INX
Earlier this year INX International Ink Co. expanded its information outreach to customers by introducing the Printer Space blog, which covers a wide range of printing-related topics. Taking another step to provide beneficial information, the INX Troubleshooting Guide App was recently updated with more solutions to common problems. New information for users of water-based Flexo inks makes it the tenth...
work life balance mental health
As minutes on the shop floor stretch to hours and days turn to weeks, it can be easy to get lost in the day-to-day workload and take your stress home with you. But remember that mental health is an important part of the production process. Just as you have a plan for every sign job, you should also have a...
epson digital printer SureColor® P8570D
Meeting the needs of high volume production environments, Epson today announced availability of the new SureColor P8570D photo printer and SureColor T7770D technical printer. Featuring innovative, compact designs, the printers are the first available models in the new line of production-class SureColor P-Series and SureColor T-Series wide-format printing solutions. New SureColor P Series Model Meeting the needs of high-volume production environments,...
watchfire signs school digital signage
Pioneer Central School District in rural Yorkshire, NY, recently unveiled an upgraded performing arts center, which features a spectacular 18-foot-by-49-foot digital video wall backdrop manufactured by Watchfire Signs. The 2.4mm high-resolution video wall is the first of its kind outside of the Broadway theater district in New York City. Pioneer Central’s 1,200-seat performing arts center is used by both the...
sign builder illustrated july 2022
The July 2022 issue of Sign Builder Illustrated features stories on business management, wide format graphics, a special section dedicated to women in the sign industry, and more.




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