Shop N Save Watchfire
Shop N Save market, a unique market featuring a boutique grocery store, convenience store and gas station, located in Mooresville, N.C., has seen a noticeable uptick in customer traffic since installing new signage featuring a digital message center manufactured by Watchfire Signs. The store, which features a specialty butcher shop, wine mart, and produce market, in addition to the traditional...
Hospitality
The fast-moving hospitality industry is always looking for novel ways to differentiate their brands while increasing ROI and loyalty based on enhanced customer experiences. Raising the standard of innovation, Litemax’s latest interactive circular thirty-three-inch display is an eye-catching resized LCD ideal for use in bar tables installed in cafes and restaurants. It integrates a custom-made Zytronic multitouch projected capacitive technology...
Sharp
Sharp NEC Display Solutions, a global leader in the display market, has announced its partnership with Avery Dennison, delivering an innovative, interactive AV solution, ActiveScene™. Combining Avery Dennison’s Vela™ Dynamic System and NEC projection technology, ActiveScene™ provides a comprehensive AV solution to transform existing windows into engaging, eye-catching displays. Utilizing Avery Dennison’s Vela smart window film, ActiveScene can be retrofitted...
skills gap manufacturing jobs crisis
During the month of May, Sign Builder Illustrated covered a variety of business management topics, most notably the challenge of finding workers for sign shops. Also popular in May was our Women Leaders special supplement, the latest episode of our Shop Talk podcast, and a few articles focusing on digital printing. Did you miss any of this month's top sign stories? 1....
San Diego
San Diego’s Favorite® Casino, Valley View Casino & Hotel, replaced an LED display at their Main Stage Bar & Lounge with an upgraded video wall using digital display technology from SNA Displays. Audio-visual integrator D3, Inc. procured and installed the LED display, which will show live sports and other entertainment videos for their guests at the bar & lounge....
EFI
In light of numerous market changes affecting costs for materials, components, chemicals, global freight, and logistics, Electronics For Imaging, Inc., will be implementing price increases for its inkjet inks, parts, and supplies. EFI™ will be implementing the price changes—which will apply to inks, supplies and printer parts across EFI’s VUTEk®, Wide-Format, Reggiani, Cretaprint®, Nozomi, and Cubik product lines, as of July...
Luminaires
LSI Industries has launched a uniquely different series of outdoor architectural luminaires. Branded “Opulence,” the new series combines a visually stunning fixture with five different mounting styles. The result is a lighting solution that bolsters the richness of every environment in which the luminaire is installed. Regardless of configuration, each product in the Opulence series features the same beautifully...
Promotional
Mactac® Distributor Products is enhancing its IMAGin® PrintVinyl and PrintVinyl Grey promotional media series, providing customers more options for economical vinyl solutions. Designed for wide format printing applications, including UV inkjet, solvent, eco-solvent, and latex digital printing, IMAGin PrintVinyl and PrintVinyl Grey has been an industry-leading promotional media for nearly two decades. It provides printability, color, and performance at an...
sbi dynamic digital newsletter
The digital signage industry is booming. Digital signage technologies like LCD, LED, and projection-to-display images, video, and streaming media are in demand in a number of markets, including hotels, restaurants, retail stores, and more, creating opportunities not only for manufacturers and suppliers, but also for sign shop owners. And the demand is only expected to grow. Digital signage informs, educates, and...
women leaders sign industry
Early this past April, the Harvard Business Review released research that analyzed over 150 companies to determine how the firms’ long-term strategies shifted when women joined the executive-level C-suite. The research found that adding women marked fundamental shifts in risk tolerance, openness to change, and a focus on R&D. According to the Harvard Business Review, “the integration of female leaders...




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