DaVinci’s 16-mil, bright white, water- and scratch-resistant High Resolution Satin Canvas is 35% cotton and 65% polyester for a low-glare finish. Designed for photographic and art prints on indoor and outdoor signage, backdrops, and murals, the digitally printable canvas is stretchable and requires no lamination, according to the company. Available in 54-in. widths.
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GCI Digital Imaging is no stranger to creating graphics for the Cincinnati Reds, but planning, producing, installing, and de-installing all graphics for the 2015 MLB All Star Game held in Cincinnati this past summer? That’s a whole different ball game.
HP has added the 64-in. Latex 370 to its line of latex printers. Designed for a variety of signage applications, the 370 accepts most traditional substrates, including textiles, and uses water-based, odorless inks that are permissible in sensitive indoor spaces, such as the healthcare industry. The 6-color, 1200-dpi machine prints up to 334 sq ft/hr of scratch-resistant images with no dry time, according to the company.
Alpha Imaging will distribute Presto Tape’s line of printable canvas and polyester fabric media from its northeastern warehouses in New York and Lowell, Massachusetts, according to a recent agreement. The CanvasTac and PrestoTex products, both recently made available in silver and iridescent finishes in anticipation of the holiday season, are designed for wallcoverings and P-O-P signage.
InfoTrends’ newly released “2014-2019 Digital Textile Forecast” predicts swift expansion for the digital textile printing industry, which the market research company has defined to include garment, décor, and industrial applications.
To promote the History Channel’s “Houdini,” Atomic Props created an interactive backlit tank that filled with water while viewers attempted to hold their breath for three minutes. The double-sided image of Houdini was printed on Plexiglas acrylic sheets with a Vutek GS by Imagine Express; branding was also printed on Plexiglas.
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Ultraflex Systems has added VorTex Backlit Optimum D270 for backlit soft signage, a woven polyester designed and coated to hold a wide, high-resolution color gamut. Compatible with direct dispersion, latex, UV, and dye-sublimation technologies, and available in up to 126-in. widths
The 2015 OBIE awards, hosted by the Outdoor Advertising Association of America, celebrated simple advertising strategies that stirred up genuine feelings in its audience. "These winning campaigns need no explanation," as the awards website put it.
Made in the US from 100% post-consumer waste, this 14-mil, bright white PCW Matte Paper from Coveris Advanced Coatings provides a smooth, digitally printable surface with high ink saturation for color-dense photographic and indoor promotional graphics, such as signage, P-O-P displays, posters, and more. Designed to be fast-drying and easily laminated for high-volume production; available in 36- and 42-in. widths.
SpeedPro Imaging, a network of franchised print providers, has announced the relocation of its headquarters from Phoenix to Denver. The new facility will offer training and technical support to its franchisees, who currently total 117 across 30 states; nearly a third of these opened in the last three years. The company plans to continue expanding, with a goal of opening 20 to 25 studios annually, reaching more than 200 by the year 2020.