Oracal USA has introduced Orajet Series 3105HT High-Tack cast PVC digital media, which is designed for hard-to-stick, flat substrates such as low-energy plastics (polyethylene, polypropylene), and rough or textured surfaces. The high-performance, 4-mil 3105HT is compatible with solvent and eco-solvent inkjet printers. Available in white with a gloss finish; 54-in. widths only x 50-yard length.
FDC Graphic Films has announced its new 4300 Series, a matte-finish, self-adhesive calendered vinyl film for the display, décor, and craft markets. Available in 25 colors (including metallic gold and silver), the film features a removable adhesive, for temporary usage. The low-glare finish allows for use in a wide range of lighting conditions; the film is compatible with most brands of vinyl cutters, FDC reports.
Available in 15 roll sizes and in 12 x 24-in. sheets. The 4300 Series film is produced for FDC by Aslan Schwarz in Europe.
Printing Industries of America has announced MicroLessons, condensed module lessons designed to tackle a variety of pertinent industry issues.
Mutoh America has launched Mutoh Financial Services. The service is designed to offer attractive rates and incentive programs to interested Mutoh-printer purchasers and leasers, and allows Mutoh customers to apply for Mutoh financing online.
HP has opened a 60,000-square-foot Graphic Arts Experience Center in the Atlanta suburb of Alpharetta, Georgia, to showcase its portfolio and educate customers about new opportunities. To create the center, HP consolidated two Georgia facilities – an HP Indigo demo center based in Dunwoody, and the Marietta US headquarters of Scitex Vision, which HP acquired in 2005.
Public-transportation vehicles can lack artistic appeal while being covered in little more than strategic marketing messages vying for consumer attention – at least that’s the general consensus of Arts Etobicoke and Lakeshore Arts, two Canadian
community arts organizations.
Seeing these vehicles as “moving canvasses” rather than a pure advertising medium, the organizations teamed up to develop a three-year initiative – the aptly named Art on the Move.
A.T Inks has announced plans to move to a larger office and warehouse facility in Charlotte, North Carolina during the first week of April.
A.T plans to also create a demo center in Charlotte to showcase its inks on Mimaki and Roland printers.
A.T Inks also has warehouses in Miami and San Diego, as well as locations throughout Europe and Asia.
The Client Caribou Coffee
The Players Pixelwerx (pixelwerx.net), Colle+McVoy (collemcvoy.com), CBS Outdoor (cbsoutdoor.com)
Tools & Supplies Epson Stylus Pro GS6000, Epson UltraChrome solvent inks, Sihl 3686 TriSolv PrimeArt paper, Herculite Bantex Blackout scrim banner, 50/50 Northlight Color Perf, InteliCoat Magic SCF-7, Onyx ProductionHouse X10 RIP
Fisher Textiles has added GF 2328 Satin (FR) to its line of Grand Format fabrics for dye-sublimation, UV, and latex printing. GF 2328 Satin is a high sheen satin fabric that is lightweight (3.8-oz) and 100% polyester. GF 2328 Satin is flame retardant and passes the NFPA 701 test, the company reports. Applications include banners, roll-up banner stands, tradeshow exhibits, and more.
Available in 79- and 120-in. widths.
Neschen has added SolvoPrint Nolite 165, Nolite 360, and PP Banner 210 to its line of digital inkjet-printable media. All of the media feature a scratch-resistant inkjet coating, a matte finish, and are suited for P-O-P displays, retail signage, and tradeshow graphics.
SolvoPrint Nolite 165 is designed for solvent, eco-solvent, and UV-curable inks. The 6.5-mil media features a backing that provides 100% opacity and lay-flat capability to eliminate edge curl. Suitable for indoor and short-term outdoor use, Nolite 165 is available in 36-in. widths.