festival of light
Christie®, a leader in creating and delivering the world's best visual and audio experiences, is pleased to announce that it was the technology partner at GDLUZ, the recently held festival of light in Guadalajara, Mexico, for the third year running. Organized by the company Alteacorp in conjunction with the local government, the festival celebrates the 477th anniversary of the founding...
fleet graphics
Reidler Decal Corporation has installed a pair of advanced wide-format printers from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII)—an EFI Pro 16h hybrid flatbed/roll-to-roll LED printer, and the newest printer in the EFI Wide Format line up, a Pro 32r roll-to-roll LED printer. The St. Clair, Pennsylvania-based graphics printing company—one of the oldest and largest independent transportation graphics suppliers in the U.S.—is...
job costing estimating
Read Part One of the Job Costing series here. In visiting sign shops across the country, one of the most common questions that I have been asked are what other shops are charging for labor. One shop might charge $50 an hour, while another charges $60 per hour. Using an average rate may not be accurate for your shop, because the...
Polycarve
Vycom Corp., a manufacturer of highly innovative plastic sheet products, will demonstrate how its Polycarve® multi-colored high-density polyethylene (HDPE) sheets can be used in signage and graphics applications at the upcoming ISA Sign Expo. Available in five standard color combinations, the Polycarve line includes a contrasting core color that—when the top layer is routed—becomes visible, providing an ideal solution...
Tammie Nelson FDC Graphic Films
FDC Graphic Films, Inc. (FDC) is pleased to share that Tammie Nelson has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer for FDC. Tammie joined FDC as a “Controller” in October of 2016, a role that charged her with the management and oversight of FDC’s accounting systems and the accounting and administration team. Nelson has effectively improved the efficiency of FDC’s financial...
mactac 60 years
Mactac®, an industry-leading pressure-sensitive adhesives manufacturer headquartered in Stow, Ohio, celebrates its milestone 60th anniversary this year. Founded in 1959, Mactac’s pressure-sensitive adhesive materials are used in a wide range of markets and industries across the globe, such as label printing, graphic design, packaging, digital imaging, retail display, fleet graphics, automotive assembly, medical device assembly, assembly engineering and more. Since the...
Avery Dennison ISA Sign Expo
Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions today revealed its showcase of top-performing products and the lineup of experiences attendees can expect at the ISA Sign Expo® 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada, April 24–26, 2019. Exhibiting in a 1,600-square-foot space, the Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions booth (#1535) will feature a lively, comprehensive daily lineup of demonstrations using the top-performing digital films and the...
EHS sgia australia color management
Over the past four years, the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) has presented dozens of Color Management Boot Camps throughout the United States. This month, the program went international: The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association of Australia (SGIAA) brought it to Melbourne, Australia. “We are seeing consistent industry trends that confirm that companies are recognizing that they can differentiate themselves through...
Elliott Equipment Company E120
Elliott Equipment Company’s E120 is an ANSI A92.2 compliant aerial work platform that features 120 feet of working height, 80 feet of side reach, 600-pound platform capacity and up to 1,500 pounds of platform mounted jib winch capacity. The 105-foot, 4-section, cable-extended boom will easily mount of a 3-axle chassis suitable for on and off-road applications. Elliott’s E120 was designed...
future technologies
The International Sign Association® will offer two educational sessions for planners at the National Planning Conference April 15-16. ISA’s experts also will be on hand exhibiting at the conference in booth #404, offering complementary sign code assistance, research and best practices. This marks the fifth time in the last six years that ISA has presented educational sessions at this premier...




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