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Kopytek Launches Print it Big!

A new wide-format division in St. Louis.

St. Louis-based Kopytek has launched Print it Big!, a new division dedicated to serving the wide-format market regionally and nationally. The shop will offer capabilities for printing rigid boards, synthetic materials, and flexible vinyl for wall, vehicle, and window applications.


Summa Debuts Twin Workflow

Enables use of the same cut data on two machines.

Summa has announced its new Twin workflow, engineered to allow users to decide on the fly which machine to route a cutting job to. After a job comes off the printer, it can be cut on either an S Class 2 OPOS CAM Series or an F series flatbed table – or a combination of the two. Both machines feature built-in cameras capable of reading the same cut data and the Summa Postnet barcode.


Print and Packaging Legislative Summit Announced

Industry associations meet with government in Washington, D.C.

The 2018 Print and Packaging Legislative Summit has been scheduled for June 19-20, 2018, in Washington D.C, co-located with the National Association of Manufacturers’ Manufacturing Summit. The summit aims to bring together printers, packaging converters, suppliers, and other industry players in Washington for public policy and political education, including sessions with members of Congress and the administration.


GPA Expands Southeast Regional Headquarters

New warehouse location with larger capacity in Atlanta.

GPA has relocated its Southeast regional headquarters in Atlanta. The new warehouse is located near the previous one and is said to have three times the capacity. GPA’s regional headquarters will continue to serve customers in Georgia, Tennessee, Florida, North Carolina, and South Carolina from the new location, which began operations in July.


ITMA 2019 to Spotlight Automation in Garment Manufacturing

Textile super show considers robotics, AI, and more.

ITMA, the global exhibition of textile and garment technologies held every four years, has announced a special focus on automation in garment manufacturing for its 2019 show in Barcelona. Buzzing technologies include robotics, artificial intelligence, and more.


Virtual Reality Comes to SGIA: Experience It in Booth #1501

Experience the EFI™ VUTEk®HS125 Pro like never before with a virtual reality demo in EFI booth 1501 at SGIA.
Interact with the impressive EFI VUTEk HS125 Pro system. Experience its ¾ and full automation components, as well as roll-to-roll printing. Open the printer doors to see carriage movement and the Material Edge Guide system, and point and click to load media, initiate printing, and simulate refilling ink.

Aurora Introduces Expressions Decor at SGIA Expo in New Orleans

At SGIA Expo 2017, Aurora to introduce Expressions Décor, the latest addition to their acclaimed Expressions Canvas line. Visit us Oct. 10-12 at Booth 1059 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana

Aurora Specialty Textiles Group, Inc. (Aurora) will introduce their exciting new Expressions Semi-Gloss Décor Canvas at SGIA Expo 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.

Impres Soft Signage System to Debut on American Market at SGIA New Orleans 2017

MS Printing Solutions S.r.l., a Dover Company and market leader in the design, development and distribution of innovative digital ink-jet printing systems and associated consumables, is pleased to announce that it will be showcasing its new Impres™ Soft Signage System at the upcoming SGIA 2017 from October 10-12 in New Orleans on the JK Group USA booth #2369.

SAi at SGIA 2017

SAi to showcase business-enhancing capabilities of its added-value solutions at SGIA Expo (booth 2749). This includes time-saving mobile apps to cost-effective subscription packages, right through to membership of the company’s popular website designed to generate business for sign & display companies.

From the Editor: Elaborate and Listen

As technology continues to evolve, how can your print shop's graphics grab (and keep) people's attention?

It seems every month I talk about creativity and innovation. How are you improving your print shop? How are you adapting your processes? How is your shop changing with the times?