Avery Dennison has chosen 15 favorite vinyl wraps of 2015. The selection includes five vehicle wraps, as well as 10 more unique vinyl applications:
Researchers at HRL Laboratories (Malibu, California), a physical science and engineering research firm, have announced the discovery of a method for 3D printing high-tech ceramics that can be used in high-stress environments, such as rockets, jet engines, space shuttles, insulation for computer chips, and ball bearings.
The US national synchronized swimming team performed this September in Times Square in a multicolored see-through swimming pool to promote their efforts to reach the 2016 Olympics. The athletes sported custom suits designed by Triflare and printed on the Epson SureColor F-Series of dye-sublimation printers.
Check out more great print projects from our November/December issue:
Ricoh has acquired direct-to-garment printer manufacturer AnaJet. Keep reading on our sister site.
Printing direct to substrate has been a diversifying push for San Rafael, California-based Davis Sign Co., says owner Milton Davis. Among materials from plastic and foamboard to aluminum and acrylic, the company’s prints on wood have been especially popular. Here, Davis talks about four recent projects, adding his top tips for printing on this unique substrate.
Lightwords Imaging, a digital imaging market research, analysis, and consulting agency specializing in wide-format inkjet printing, has released its latest industry market forecasts.
Red River Paper’s offerings for fine-art printing are acid-, lignin-, and chlorine-free; buffered; and coated. The company’s three wide-format papers include:
Ultimaker has released two new 3D printers: The Ultimaker 2+ and the Ultimaker 2 Extended+. Based on predecessors Ultimaker 2 and Ultimaker 2 Extended, respectively, the newest models feature a more powerful geared feeder to reduce the likelihood of materials skipping and improved cooling for better surface quality. Also, the addition of interchangeable nozzles is designed to simplify material changes and maintenance, and to give users the option between high speed and a high level of detail.
What might record-holding, Pro Bowl-caliber NFL wide receiver Antonio Brown want for Christmas? Pittsburgh Steelers reporter and radio host of “The Antonio Brown Show” Dale Lolley was at a loss for gift ideas for his football-playing pal. Luckily, Lolley has an “in” in the print industry.