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Neschen Launches SolvoPrint Nolite 175

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Applications include P-O-P displays, retail signage, tradeshow graphics, and display systems.

Neschen has introduced SolvoPrint Nolite 175, a 7-mil matte, rigid polyester media with an inkjet coating for use with solvent, eco-solvent, latex, and UV-curable printers. Suitable for indoor use as well as short-term outdoor use, it features 100% opacity to remove shadows and image wash-out due to backlit conditions, edge-curl resistance, and a scratch-resistant coating.

Applications include P-O-P displays, retail signage, tradeshow graphics, and display systems (especially roll-ups). Available in 36 x 98-in. rolls.

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Kings-Sized Visibility

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Ferrari Color utilizes its Durst Rho 160R UV for this new brand campaign for the NBA's Sacramento Kings.

To promote its upcoming season, the Sacramento Kings NBA basketball team wanted to showcase its new brand campaign, “Here We Rise,” in a highly visible location. The answer: the California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS) building – a new facility that serves as a gateway to Sacramento and is visible from downtown and to drivers on Interstate 5 – plus a 65 x 175-foot building wrap.

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Epson Debuts Stylus Pro 7890/9890

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Also adds the 17-inch Stylus Pro 4900 and 7900CTP system to its roster.

Epson America has announced several new printers, including the Epson Stylus Pro 7890/9890 wide-format machines, the Stylus Pro 4900 desktop printer, and the Stylus Pro 7900CTP with DirectPlate computer-to-plate technology.

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Emediagroup purchases Carolina Graphic Arts

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Greenville, South Carolina-based print provider emediagroup has purchased the assets of Carolina Graphic Arts (CGA)

In order to offer customers a broader array of printing solutions, Greenville, South Carolina-based print provider emediagroup has purchased the assets of Carolina Graphic Arts (CGA) to increase its printing capabilities with more printing presses, die cutters and other cutting-edge equipment.

Less-than-two-year old emediagroup began in Myrtle Beach as a wide-format facility and recently added screen printing to its repertoire and continues to strongly dedicate itself to event media as a leading supplier for the marathon race industry.

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Recapping SGIA 2010

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SGIA Expo in Vegas sets association record, honors top products, more.

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) reports that the recent SGIA Expo in Las Vegas set a new association record for total registrants: 21,956 over its three-day run October 13-15.

The top five states represented at this year’s event were mostly west of the Mississippi, but not all: California (28 percent), Nevada (8 percent), Texas (5 percent), Illinois (4 percent), and Arizona (4 percent). And, nearly 18 percent of all attendees were internationally based.

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Pantone's Capsure Captures and Matches the Color of any Surface

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Including hard-to-measure patterns, textures, and open-weave textiles.

Pantone has announced Capsure, a compact, handheld device that lets users instantly measure and match a color source – from small, patterned, multi-colored textures and textiles to walls and carpeting.

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Roland Launches New Spanish-Language Website

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Offers easy access to information on Roland’s wide-format printers, printer/cutters, and other technologies.

Roland DGA Corp. has launched a Spanish-language version of its consumer website designed to better serve Spanish-speaking businesses across the Americas.

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Leveraging Lenticular

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Big3D captures depth and animation, along with the viewer's imagination.

When people talk about images that “pop” off the page, they’re usually talking about bright or saturated colors, special ink effects such as varnish or white, or simply bold typography within the design itself.

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Industry Roundtable: The Wide-Format Forecast

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Taking stock of 2010, and preparing your business for 2011 and beyond.

In 1925, there was no tornado forecasting. In fact, the very use of the word “tornado” was strongly discouraged and often prohibited in any weather reporting because of a fear that predicting tornadoes would cause panic.

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City Wise in Seattle

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Seattle launches first downtown train wrap since the city's light rail inception

City University of Seattle (cityu.edu) approached Clear Channel Outdoor Seattle with a request for an out-of-the box approach to its advertising campaign “Be City Wise.” The result was the launch of the first downtown train wrap since the city’s light rail inception. Seattle’s “Sound Transit” light rail runs from downtown Seattle to the airport, travelling alongside Interstate 5 for a portion of that commute.

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