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Graphic Innovations creates graphics for fitness center.

The Client Perfectly Fit

The Players Graphic Innovations (www.graphicin.com), Catalyst Inc. (www.catalystb2b.com)

Tools & Supplies Seiko Instruments ColorPainter W-64S; Flexcon SeeThru-Sign perf window film, WallDeco fabric film, and BusArt overlam, Seal 600 MD laminator

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Pelican Graphics: All the World’s a Stage

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Combining event and print production to create a niche market.

Launched in 2001, New Orleans’ own Pelican Graphics served as a typical print provider producing banners and signs, t-shirts and embroidery, and vehicle wraps and lettering. Meanwhile, owner Dolph Federico worked on the side organizing festivals, constantly struggling with how to better brand the events. After an “ah-ha” moment in 2006, Federico created sister company Pelican Events, a brand-management and outdoor event producer, which combined forces with the graphics shop to more effectively market its resources.

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IDEAlliance Certifies First G7 PCC Experts

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Certification allows professionals to lead the newest extension of the G7 Master Qualification Program.

IDEAlliance has completed its first G7 Process Control and Conformance (G7 PCC) expert training program, certifying professionals to lead the newest extension of its G7 Master Qualification Program.

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New Logo for Nazdar Lyson Inks

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Packaging and marketing collateral will carry the new Lyson look.

Nazdar has announced a newly restyled logo for its Lyson brand digital inks.

The new look, reports Nazdar, is designed to illustrate the modern technology and vibrant colors that are representative of Lyson brand digital inkjet inks.

“Lyson has become an industry respected brand name for Nazdar,” says Richard Bowles, vice president and general manager for Nazdar. “Look for the new logo soon on cartridges and literature displaying the Lyson name.”

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Toyo Ink America Relocates to Larger Facility

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Boosts production and technical-support capabilities.

Toyo Ink America has relocated its headquarters to a more spacious location in Wood Dale, Illinois. More than double in size of its former headquarters in Addison, Illinois, the 109,000-square-foot-facility affords room for new equipment, boasts an expanded R&D laboratory, and allows for an increase in sales and technical staff. The new building devotes nearly half its floor space to color matching, ink formulation and production purposes.

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Flipping for Digital Man

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How Blink Giant Media won Fespa's Digital Man Competition.

In winning Fespa Digital’s “Digital Man Competition,” London-based Blink Giant Media went above and beyond, literally, the expectations of the competition.

The Digital Man campaign encouraged a “digital revolution” by challenging entrants to photograph or film themselves wearing a Digital Man mask – the Digital Man being Fespa’s cool, sunglass-wearing icon for digital print – while adjacent to an impressive wide-format print, and to upload the footage to the Digital Man social-media outlets.

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Printing a Functional Stool

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Objet prints full-size folding stool from Objet ABS-like Digital Material in a single print job on the Objet Connex multi-material 3D printer.

Objet Ltd. has announced that it has printed a full-size folding stool that is able to support more than 220 pounds. The stool was printed in a single print job using the company’s ABS-like Digital Material (RGD5160-DM), which was jetted as a composite material via the Objet Connex multi-material 3D printer.

The folding stool, which sits 19 inches off the ground, has similar high dimensional stability, thermal resistance, and toughness as ABS-grade engineering plastics, Objet reports, enabling it to repeatedly sustain the weight of a person.

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Roland Redesigns Website

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Updated site features easier navigation and social networking opportunities.

Roland DGA has announced its website home page redesign, with an updated navigation layout to simplify the search for product information, support services, and the online store.

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Marabu's New Website

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Designed to provide customers with a knowledge base about the company and more.

Marabu North America has introduced its new website, www.marabu-northamerica.com, coinciding with this year’s official name change from Clearstar LP and the acquisition of Autoroll Print Technologies.

The website fully integrates the Marabu brand and is designed to provide customers with a knowledge base about the company and the printing industry, as well as an opportunity to research printing solutions.

MARABU NORTH AMERICA
www.marabu-northamerica.com 

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SeeFile Version 5.0 Debuts

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Featuring easy navigation in different folders and collections.

SeeFile Software has introduced the fifth generation of its Web-based digital asset management (DAM) solution. New SeeFile 5 features include: smart filters based on dates, approval and comments to improve production; easy navigation in different folders and collections; quick annotations on images and multi-page PDFs to improve collaboration and reviewing; approval of projects and jobs; ability to invite guests by e-mail to preview content; and transfer large files without the need to install a client application.

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