Mutoh unveils VJ-1638UR wide-format inkjet printer

Mutoh, a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers, has announced plans to launch its new VJ-1638UR 64-inch-wide UV-LED inkjet printer for the commercial print, and sign and display markets. Prior to the official launch from Japan, the VJ-1638UR was exhibited at the ISA (International Sign Association) Sign Expo 2018 that’s being held in Orlando, Florida … Read more →

InfoTrends releases new research study on specialty printing

InfoTrends (Weymouth, MA), a Division of Keypoint Intelligence, has released a new research study titled Looking for BIG Opportunity in Graphic Communications & Specialty Printing that identifies key trends, investments, opportunities, and best practices of firms that offer sign, display and specialty graphics. Over 300 respondents across five types of organizations (including commercial printers, digital … Read more →

Roland DGA doubles the number of Born to Wrap Workshops in 2018

Roland DGA has announced its 2018 schedule of Born to Wrap Workshops – highly interactive two-day and one-day classes designed to help vehicle-wrap designers, installers and shop owners take their abilities and operations to the next level. The hands-on workshops, sponsored by Avery Dennison, will be led by the vehicle wrap professionals from Louisville, Kentucky-based Digital … Read more →

Groupe Lettra expands wide-format business with Agfa Aanpurna M3200i RTR

Founded in 2000 as Lettra D.Sign Incorporated, Groupe Lettra (Boisbriand, Québec) recently installed an Agfa Aanpurna M3200i RTR (Roll-To-Roll) UV Inkjet Printer from Agfa Graphics Canada (Mississauga, Ontario). As a leader in large-size printing in Québec, the company specializes in all types of vehicle lettering, wide-format printing, posters, signs, banners, commercial stickers and much more. … Read more →

New Executive Boot Camp added to 2018 ISA International Sign Expo

A day-long Executive Boot Camp, produced by Florida State University College of Business, will help sign, graphics and visual communications company leaders master the crucial skills required for success in today’s challenging signage and wide-format marketplace. The Boot Camp will be held Wednesday, March 21 as part of pre-conference workshops leading up to the ISA … Read more →

Registration opens for Wide-Format Exchange Conference

Registration for the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) and ST Media Group’s WFX (Wide-Format Exchange) Conference is now open. The event will take place in Minneapolis, Minnesota May 21-23, 2018. WFX is designed to give top executives from high-volume, wide-format print providers an opportunity to network and connect with their peers to discuss challenges and … Read more →

SAi launches new Flexi-powered traffic signage software in collaboration with 3M

SA International (SAi, Salt Lake City, Utah), a leading provider of software solutions for the professional signmaking, wide-format digital printing, and CAD/CAM for CNC machining industries, in collaboration 3M, has launched FlexiPRINT Authorized 3M Traffic Edition – a design-to-output traffic signage software powered by SAi’s Flexi software. The new solution is compatible with HP 300 … Read more →

SAi appoints Johnson as Marketing Manager

SA International (SAi, Salt Lake City, Utah), a leading provider of software solutions for the professional signmaking, wide-format digital printing and CAD/CAM for CNC machining industries, has appointed Michelle Johnson as its Marketing Manager. Johnson’s role will be to support the continued development of SAi’s relationships with industry media and partners, as well as further … Read more →

ISA names leading industry professionals to its Board of Directors

The International Sign Association’s 2018 Board of Directors reflects the breadth of the sign, graphics and visual communications industry – including representatives from local and national sign companies, international suppliers and distributors, and end-user groups. The ISA’s Board of Directors is responsible for setting direction for the sign, graphics and visual communications industry’s leading association, … Read more →

GPA adds new specialty substrates to its wide-format lines

GPA (Chicago, Ill), a market leader in substrate solutions for digital, wide-format and offset printing, has announced the addition of five new specialty synthetics and photo papers to its wide-format offerings. “With this latest collection of unique substrates, design professionals can create even more attractive graphics that allow their clients’ messages to take centre stage,” … Read more →