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GPA Announces Plans for GlobalShop 2017

GPA, the market leader in substrate solutions for digital, offset, and wide format printing, announces their plans for GlobalShop 2017, taking place from March 28-30 in Las Vegas, Nev. GPA’s marketing experts will showcase the latest ways to transform retail environments into spaces that motivate and engage consumers by using substrates, along with proven techniques to help brands and campaigns thrive at their booth, #3071.

3D Print Ushers in New Fashion

Australian shops team up to create printed pop-up megastructure.

Louis Vuitton premiered a new menswear collection in style – with a 3D printed pop-up retail store. OMUS, a specialty 3D print provider in Australia, was tasked with creating a statement megastructure for Sydney’s Westfield shopping center in only three weeks. OMUS worked with Sydney-based Composite Images to create the display, which was exhibited for one week.


SAi to Demonstrate Production Efficiencies Achievable with its Market-Leading Software Solutions at FESPA Brasil

SA International (SAi), a leading provider of solutions for the professional signmaking, large format digital printing and CAD/CAM for CNC machining industries, will highlight the substantial workflow efficiencies for large format applications achievable with its diverse software portfolio at FESPA Brasil (15-18 March, Stand 629).

LuxeFilms Announces Karess Laminate

Applications include packaging and boxes.

LuxeFilms has released Karess glueable and stampable overlaminate film for high-end print and packaging applications. LuxeFilms reports the ultra-matte film is scuff-resistant and offers high color tonality and retention. An UltraGrip adhesive laminate, designed for digitally printed projects, is optional. Available in up to 27.5-in. widths and custom sizes.


Wide-Format Banners Transform Campus

Over 50 banners printed for University of Bridgeport.

Merritt Graphics produced and installed about 3800 square feet of graphics for the local University of Bridgeport, which sought to strengthen its brand identity. Graphics included 44 double-sided light pole banners, as well as eight building banners printed on a Matan Barak 8QW onto Agfa Duratex 80/20 mesh vinyl.


Agfa Graphics' UV-LED Inkjet Systems at SpeedPro Imaging Conference 2017

Whether the project is designed for indoor or outdoor, whether it's rigid or flexible, there are always questions or concerns from print buyers. Agfa Graphics technology and application experts will be on-hand at the SpeedPro Imaging 2017 Franchise Conference (booth #404) being held at the Grand Hyatt in Denver, CO, March 11-13, 2017, to help keep franchisers a step ahead.The new hybrid Anapurna H3200i LED is designed for large-format printing on rigid & roll media at a width of 126" (3.2 m).

Greased Lightning: An Electric Car Wrap

SpeedPro Lake County installs charged vinyl wrap.

Dodge Charger owner Rich Thorn wanted his car to stand out – as if it were struck by lightning. BBQ’d Productions – a past happy customer – referred Thorn to SpeedPro Lake County, who printed the wrap on a Roland Soljet Pro III XJ-740 onto Avery MPI 1005, using Avery DOL 1360 gloss laminate.


Global Imaging Unveils the Massivit 1800 3D Printer at their 10th Customer VIP Event

Global Imaging introduced it’s newest portfolio partner, Massivit3D, at its recent Workflow Studio VIP Event. The event was attended by over 70 printing and textile business owners and manufacturer’s reps from 18 states across the country.

Dip-Tech to Showcase Power of Digitally Printed Glass for Architecture at AIA Orlando

AIA attendees invited to visit Dip-Tech in booth 3879 to experience firsthand the cutting-edge power of architectural glass, and consult on printed glass projects.

AIA – The premier event for architects

Dscoop 2017 ‘Imagine’

Speakers at the Phoenix conference talk packaging, interior décor, moving into wide format, and more.

At Dscoop’s annual user conference at the Phoenix Convention Center, 2000-plus attendees were encouraged to “Imagine” as they listened to keynote speakers like Billy Beane, executive VP of baseball operations for the Oakland A’s and subject of the hit film “Moneyball,” and John Foley, former lead solo pilot of the US Navy Blue Angels. Guests also attended hundreds of sessions based on our industry’s future, business and management, social media, and more.