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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.


From the Editor: Asking the Right Questions

The key to success in any business is curiosity.

As a journalist, a key requirement for success in your career is to ask questions. In my first year at Ohio University’s Scripps School of Journalism, we learned the basic rule of interviewing: Always ask an open-ended question. If an interview transcript is filled with “yes,” “no,” and “I don’t know,” you’ve wasted everyone’s time, and you don’t have a story.


Mimaki Presents Chicago Tech Expo

Event highlights wide-format printing solutions.

Mimaki USA’s Midwest regional staff will host the Chicago Technology Expo, scheduled for March 28-29 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois. The two-day event includes networking opportunities, educational sessions, application experts, live demonstrations of Mimaki products, and a vendor showcase featuring wide-format media, supplies, and print products.

Attendance is free, but visitors should register in advance.


Fisher Textiles Launches Frontlit SEG Fabric

Applications include banners, exhibit graphics, and more.

Fisher Textiles has introduced the DD 4444 Revolution fabric for frontlit SEG applications. The company reports the fabric is specially treated for UV-curable, direct, and transfer sublimation printing. The flame-retardant fabric is 125 in. wide. Applications include banners, exhibit graphics, photographic backdrops, and retail advertising.


MCT Digital Introduces Software and Hardware Updates

Aiming to provide something unique in the industry, MCTdigital has demonstrated that it does not leave customers behind as it introduces software and hardware updates to its VersaTech installed base.

When MCTdigital started shipping its VersaTech flatbed cutting systems in 2013, it was a revolutionary product, ONE flatbed solution to offer a 3-in-1 flatbed cutter with Laser, Router and Knife Cutter capabilities with full conveying automation.