User login

Free Webinar: ‘Graphic Innovations: Challenging Signage & Graphics Applications’

Subtitle: 
September 23, 2:00 p.m, EST, from the Signage and Graphics Summit

A free webinar, “Graphic Innovations: Challenging Signage & Graphics Applications,” will be presented by the Signage and Graphics Summit ON September 23, at 2:00 p.m. EST.

In the 60-minute discussion, five leading print providers and sign companies will share their case studies of particularly demanding projects—how they got the job, what the client required, the challenges in executing the job, how the requirements were satisfied, and why the job was extraordinary.

Terms:

‘Revolutionary’ FESPA Mexico 2010 Takes Place August 26-28

Subtitle: 
FESPA Mexico is set to be the largest to date, say show organizers.

This year’s FESPA Mexico 2010, taking place August 26-28, 2010 in Mexico City, is set to be the biggest FESPA Mexico show to date, show officials report, with a 40-percent increase in exhibitor floor space, and a significant number of international exhibitors. The theme for FESPA Mexico 2010 will be ‘Revolution,’ as Mexico celebrates both the 200th anniversary of its independence as well as the 100th anniversary of its Revolution this year.

Terms:

ImageOne Impact’s Wrap Glove

Subtitle: 
Designed to reduce and remove friction when hand-cutting vinyl.

The Wrap Glove from ImageOne Impact is designed to reduce and remove friction when hand-cutting vinyl and during vehicle-wrap installs. The glove’s fibers don’t shed or promote static, and they prevent the transfer of oils or perspiration from the user’s skin. The washable glove can be used to handle both the adhesive and non-adhesive sides of digital media and wrap films.

Price: $19.95 per pair.

IMAGEONE IMPACT
www.image1impact.com
 

Terms:

Artgrafix Debuts Polar Pouch Boards

Subtitle: 
In Foam, Gator Board, and Plastic versions.

Artgrafix has introduced its line of Polar Pouch Boards for fast and easy mounting and laminating. Self-stick boards with overlaminate film sheets, the Polar Pouch Boards are designed to combine the benefits of conventional pouch boards with the advantages of cold pressure-sensitive adhesives.

The Polar Pouch Boards are available in three substrate-dependent styles:
• Foam: made from 3/16-in.-thick white foam board, for framing prints and interior displays; in sizes from 9 x 12 to 24 x 36 in., and with matte or glossy overlaminates.

Terms:

Durst Unveils Rhotex 320

Subtitle: 
Also introduces the Rho 750.

Durst Image Technology has introduced its Rhotex 320, an “industrial” inkjet printer designed for the textile/soft signage markets, as well as the Rho 750 UV printer.

Terms:

A Bus of Record Giving

Subtitle: 
Avery and SkinzWraps partner on wrap with world-record tie in.

As part of Avery Dennison North America’s national Give Back to Schools program, the company gifted the Adolph S. Ochs School & Academy in New York City with $125,000 worth of school supplies, and set a Guinness World Record doing so—donating more than 8500 pounds of supplies in a 24-hour period, which shattered the previous record of 1102 pounds and 5 ounces.

Terms:

Pantone Beta Tests Color Management Software

Subtitle: 
End users invited to participate.

Pantone reports that it is inviting end users to participate in a public beta test of its Color Manager software. Once the beta test is complete, testers will automatically receive the final version of the software.

Color Manager is a desktop application for the Macintosh operating system designed to provide the assurance and confidence to use the latest Pantone colors accurately.

Key features of Color Manager include:

• Automatically updates all Pantone Color Libraries.
• Uses Pantone Plus Color Bridge values.

Terms:

IMI to Hold Ink Jet Technology Showcase

Subtitle: 
September 8-9 event will take place in Baltimore.

The Information Management Institute’s IMI Ink Jet Technology Showcase 2010 will take place September 8-9, 2010, in Baltimore.

Terms:

International Sign Association Announces New Online Tool

Subtitle: 
Database provides information for professionals.

The Sign Code Hotspot is a new online database from the International Sign Association (ISA) that provides sign professionals with educational and informational materials that relate to common regulatory issues found in the sign industry.

The online database contains issues ranging from restricting pole signs to municipal failure. Users can also find information on redevelopment regulations that impact businesses, sign engineering issues, and other topics.

Terms:

Rigid ROI

Subtitle: 
More than 45 sources of rigid print media.

Ironically, the increased choices of rigid media available to print providers—and the related print technologies—have enabled print shops to be even more flexible in the types of jobs they take on and the variety of products they can produce. Plus, printing on rigid has simplified the printing and post-printing processes, cutting production time. The result from all of this: some very positive return on investment.

Terms: