Onyx Graphics has announced Onyx 12, an update to its line of software products including Onyx Thrive workflow software, Onyx ProductionHouse, Onyx PosterShop, and Onyx RIPCenter. Featuring a 64-bit platform, version 12 offers speeds reportedly twice as fast as the preceding version. Onyx has redesigned its user interface with an interactive, customizable job list and live previews that display job edits as they are made, a feature designed to eliminate guesswork and proof reprints.
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.
The "Amazing Facts" campaign, designed by agency Copacino+Fujikado, touched the hearts of viewers with endearing facts about sea creatures, and won the Best of Show award in the Entertainment category.
Undoubtedly, every business in America reviews their sales at some level. But are you getting the most out of your sales analysis, or is it a mundane process? Let’s examine your income statement and cover some approaches to evaluating your key accounts, and how you might look at your sales results differently.
Reusable window cling films offer PSPs the opportunity to create temporary displays without using adhesive for quick installation and a clean surface after removal. Valloy's offerings include a white, 6.5-mil polypropylene film; a white, 6.2-mil PET film; and a clear, 6.2-mil PET film. Bubble-free and printable with UV, latex, and eco-solvent inks, the window clings are designed for indoor and outdoor applications. Available in 50- and 54-in. widths.
Roland DGA has added HeatSoft Plus heat transfer material (HTM3) and polyester transfer mask (PTM2) for printing image transfers for T-shirts, sports apparel, and accessories. The eco-solvent-printable polyurethane HTM3 is designed to stretch and weed easily, and is compatible with cotton, polyester, poly-blend, spandex, Lycra, and leather materials. It is reportedly durable up to 50 wash cycles and is CPSIA-certified for use on products for infants and children.
Dusty Rigby talks about his work in terms that dwarf most notions of grand-format imaging: “The average is about eight to 10 acres; a few are as large as 25 acres,” he says. “The biggest we did was about 80 acres.” He’s talking about corn mazes.
Paradigm Imaging Group has announced the SID XL 2513 Laser Engraver from SID Signs. Designed to increase productivity, the engraver features a CO2 150-W laser and an open 96 x 52-in. flatbed cutting area, designed for easy handling. It also includes a steel strip belt and ball screw transmission, ensuring X/Y positional accuracy of 0.01 mm, according to the company. Handles acrylic (up to 1 in.), wood (up to 0.5 in.), aluminum bond, glass, and some metals, at a max. speed of 12 in./sec.
Kyrie Irving fans were dying to walk in the Cavaliers point guard’s shoes when they attended an exclusive release of his signature Nikes at Quicken Loans Arena. Central Graphics used Mactac Rebel RB599R with Permacolor LUV laminate and Imagin StreetRap film with PermaFlex overlaminate to create temporary floor and window graphics that could withstand eager feet and cold temperatures.
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Texart Sublimation Transfer Paper, for use with Roland’s new Texart RT-640 dye-sublimation printer and Texart SBL3 inks, is designed with high ink release for high-resolution sublimated apparel, décor, tradeshow signage, personalized items, and more. The 95-gsm paper dries quickly, according to the company, allowing for immediate winding on the take-up reel. Available in 64-in. widths.
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