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Inca USA Expands Customer Support

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VP Ron Shepard adds staff and increases US inventory.

Inca Digital has expanded its North American customer support staff, spearheaded by Ron Shepard, VP of customer support. With new hires Dimitar Hristev, response center lead, and Steve Sluzas and Daniel Lewis, who will offer customers remote access to engineer resources, Shepard aims to match the UK’s remote machine fix rate of 60 percent.

“I strongly believe that sales effort sells the first machine, but service sells the second,” he says.

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FESPA Releases Print Census

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Survey reveals optimism and changes in demand.

FESPA has released the findings of its 2014-15 census of the global print industry; participants reported feeling optimistic about the state of print, and pointed towards textile printing, UV curing, and dynamic signage as technologies to look out for. Keep reading on our sister site.

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DaVinci Technologies Releases Inkjet Media

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General purpose, permanent adhesive-backed vinyl.

DaVinci Technologies has released DaVinci Vinyl, a line of permanent adhesive-backed white vinyl, for creating outdoor signage, P-O-P displays, tradeshow graphics, and more. The 3-mil vinyl features an 88# LayFlat liner and lasts up to 5 years outdoors, according to the company. Available in matte or gloss finishes in 54-in. widths.

DAVINCI TECHNOLOGIES
www.davinci-technologies.com
 

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Clear Focus Introduces Two New Window Graphics Films

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For P-O-P and retail window signage.

Clear Focus Imaging has introduced two new perforated window films for P-O-P and retail window applications.

24-Vue is a 5.5-mil 70/30 vinyl film for use on glass, acrylic, and other clear substrates. It features Do-Alliner, a liner compatible with UV, latex, solvent, and eco-solvent printing, and a clear, removable, pressure-sensitive adhesive for interior or exterior mounting. Permits two-way visibility in varying lighting conditions and in short-term applications, the company reports.

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Gilman Brothers Team with Zünd

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New Customer Experience Center open for testing and demonstration.

The Gilman Brothers Company, a foamboard manufacturer, has recently partnered with cutting system supplier Zünd. The Gilman Brothers will now house a Zünd G3-2500 Cutter at its Connecticut headquarters. The company will be able to test the cutter on a variety of materials and products, while Zünd will use their facility for demonstrations for existing and potential clients.

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Dynamic Signage Gets Romantic

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"Promposals" from Watchfire Signs.

Teens turned to Watchfire Signs (www.watchfiresigns.com) this spring for help with a high schooler’s ultimate romantic moment: asking a girl to the prom. This “promposal” was broadcast on the company’s 19mm digital billboard using Ignite OA software – how could she refuse?

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It's Alive

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3D printing advances modern medicine with bioprinted tissue, personalized surgeries, and more. Just don’t look for a heart replacement tomorrow.

Need a jaw replacement in 2015? You’re in trouble. Today’s replacements are designed only to restore mobility, not to alleviate pain. Unlike a knee replacement, a new jaw may or may not actually feel better. And it certainly won’t have a normal range of motion. So far, the complex, two-part movement of the jaw has proven difficult to replicate.

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Dollars and Sense

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How analyzing financial statements – and watching daily cash flow – can prevent financial fixes.

Companies that go out of business today rarely  do so for a lack of sales. More often, they don’t survive because they don’t manage their cash.

With so many different methods to examine a business, we spend too little time on the most obvious information at our disposal – our financial statements. So, how can you use information from your balance sheet to help identify strengths and weaknesses of your business?

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Pictora High-Speed Board Printer from Novus Imaging

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Featuring orange and gray inks, and more.

Novus Imaging’s Pictora is a 24-in. UV printer that processes media up to 2 in. thick at a rate of up to 220 boards/hr. Designed for directional and P-O-P signage, packaging, photography, interior décor, and fine art applications, Pictora features CMYK, orange, and gray inks – as well as optional white and clear – and grayscale inkjet technology with 10, 20, or 30 pL droplet sizes. Also includes a board rejection system to prevent printhead strikes and a barcode reader that automatically coordinates double-side printing.

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New Texart RT-640 Dye-Sublimation Printer from Roland

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Textile imaging at up to 351 sq ft/hr.

Roland DGA has launched the 64-in. Texart RT-640 dye-sublimation printer for creating sportswear, décor, P-O-P displays, tradeshow graphics, promotional products, and more. The 4- or 8-color printer features a feed adjuster and 110-lb take-up system for increased stability, as well as the ErgoSoft Roland Edition Textile RIP and an ink switching system for unattended printing (4-color configuration only). The Roland Printer Assist iPad app for remote management is also available.

ROLAND DGA
www.rolanddga.com
 

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