Wide Format Video
Published: April 17, 2018
Patti Draper Doychak, Senior Marketing Communications Manager for Avery Dennison, describes new innovations in cut vinyl. Easier weeding with a re-engineered adhesive, a larger color palette, and longer-lasting adhesive all give the client more choices and a better-quality vinyl product.
Published: April 16, 2018
Lori Anderson, President and CEO of the International Sign Association (ISA), shares the many ways ISA helps members of the sign industry. Beyond the annual Sign Expo, in which professionals can learn about new technologies, ISA is active in advocacy for companies in relation to sign codes and regulations, as well as helping educate students about the opportunities available to them after high school.
Published: April 12, 2018
Catherine Monson, CEO of FASTSIGNS, talks about her recent testimony before the U.S. Congress on behalf of her long commitment to establishing association-based health plans so that small businesses, like print franchises, can provide affordable health care plans to their employees.
Published: April 11, 2018
Michael Johnson, VP of Marketing for Nazdar Source One, a distributor to the wide-format printing market, talks to Richard Romano at last month’s ISA Sign Expo about the business opportunities and profitability potential in specialty printing—printing on water bottles and other kinds of promotional materials.
Published: April 11, 2018
Sapna Budev, Executive Director of the Sign Research Foundation (SRF), talks about the collaborative relationship between the SRF and the International Sign Association, and the value of the information gathered by the SRF. SRF research helps signmakers and sign customers navigate such issues as brightness standards and sign codes, calculate the ROI of a sign for a retailer, and determine the economic value of signage to a community.
Published: April 5, 2018
Erik Schmitt, Director of Sales–Canada, for GMG Color, talks about the software tool set GMG Color has available for sign makers to create an entire workflow specific to the production of signage. He also talks about the importance of color management and the increasing trend toward automation.
Published: April 3, 2018
Frank Malozzi, SVP, Worldwide Sales and Marketing for EFI, talks up the hardware and software portfolio on display at last month’s ISA Sign Expo, and the increasing demand from traditional sign and display customers for new applications such as thermoforming.
Published: March 29, 2018
It’s been more than a year since Canon Solutions America (CSA) launched the Océ Colorado 1640 UVgel-based wide-format printer. CSA was showing the machine at last week’s ISA Sign Expo, and Senior Marketing Expert John Kaufman provides an update on new features, new inks, and how it has performed in the market.
Published: March 28, 2018
David Hickey, VP of Advocacy for the International Sign Association, talks about the latest issues related to sign codes, impending OSHA regulations, and the potential impact of steel and aluminum tariffs on businesses in the sign and display industry.
Published: March 26, 2018
Last week, at the ISA Sign Expo 2018, HP announced its new Latex R, the company’s first Latex series to print on rigid media. Joan Pérez Pericot, General Manager for HP’s Large Format Graphics Business, talks to Richard Romano about the new device line, its features and intended applications, and the product rollout schedule.
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