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SGIA and NAPCO Media Partner for 2019 Event

SGIA Expo to retire after 2018.

The SGIA Board of Directors has announced that SGIA, a community for professionals in the industrial, graphic, garment, textile, electronics, packaging, and commercial printing communities, and NAPCO Media, a business-to-business media company, have partnered in a joint venture, Print United.


Contra Vision Unveils New Perforated Window Film

One-way vision material for a range of applications.

Contra Vision’s HD Performance perforated window film is engineered for high image quality and smooth see-through view on a range of applications. The company reports a more compact design renders the perforation nearly unnoticeable until the observer is at arm’s length. The white-on-black film is designed for removal with minimal residue. Available in 54-in. rolls.


Noise-Absorbing Wallcovering from Wolf-Gordon

Masks rough surfaces.

Wolf-Gordon has added the Felted line to its collection of digitally printable acoustical wallcoverings. The soft media is designed to absorb noise and mask wall imperfections or rough surfaces. Felted can be produced with or without wallcovering backing and is said to be flame-resistant and recyclable. Available in 63-in. widths and 15 colors.


Sustainable Vinyl Alternatives from Cooley

Four EnviroFlex products added to digital print media portfolio.

Cooley Group has announced the expansion of its EnviroFlex digital print media family of products, designed as sustainable alternatives to vinyl. The EnviroFlex PE line is REACH-compliant, chlorine-free, tear- and UV-resistant, and 100%-recyclable, according to the company. Additions to the line include:


New Environmentally Sustainable (PVC-Free) Products at SGIA Booth #3023

Cooley Group is excited to announce the expansion of our EnviroFlex® digital print media portfolio, designed for global brands seeking to improve their environmental footprint. The product line was engineered to meet the growing need for more sustainable alternatives to vinyl across a broad range of applications in the out-of-home advertising and point-of-purchase markets.

KernowJet Products Get the HP Latex Stamp of Approval

Distributors and printers can buy with confidence with Kernow Coatings’ range of best-selling wide format products.

Newly launched this year, the full range of KernowJet Interiors printable wallcoverings have been Certified for HP Latex Inks, truly making Kernow Coatings the solution maker for all your wide format needs. There are 2 thicknesses, and 13 different embossed patterns to choose from, all HP Latex Certified.

Mimaki’s New Heat-Assisted Laminators

Plus, Mimaki Vision Laminate.

Mimaki has announced its new wide-format heat-assisted laminators and laminating film. The LA Series laminators offer a max. temperature of 140 F, designed to reduce silvering and improve laminate adhesion, especially on surfaces printed with UV ink. Laminating speeds reach up to 295 linear in./min. Features include a comprehensive operation panel located near the pressure handle and foot pedal, a media take-up reel, and more. Available in 62- and 67-in. widths.


The Second Annual Women in Print Awards

Big Picture honors six innovative female leaders.

Due to the quality and quantity of nominations we received in 2016, I am pleased to share the return of our Women in Print Awards. Our six female winners of the second annual competition are leaders at companies that provide digital printing services as a primary function. From influential positions such as founder, president, owner, and CEO, these women have advanced the industry through their innovation, vision in leading successful businesses, and philanthropy, impacting our field as a whole as well as the communities they serve.


Aleph Is Showcasing Its LaForte Paper at SGIA Expo Booth #2577

As a leader in the international digital printing industry, Aleph, an Italy-based fast growing company, will take part at upcoming exhibition SGIA Expo 2017 in New Orleans, showcasing the successful LaForte®Paper Industrial printer for textile and sign graphic market.

Come and See the CutGuru Mascot at Booth 361 at SGIA

MCT, the leading innovative digital print finishing solutions company, is pleased to introduce its CUTGURU Mascot at SGIA 2017. We will have the “GURU” mascot at this show – but please note that as a professional mascot he does not talk! He will stay in MCT’s booth most of the day, but he does have certain booths he is invited to stop at from time to time, there are rules & regulations that he must follow to be invited back to next year’s Expo.