Tilia Labs releases tilia Griffin 1.0 automated layout solution for wide format

Tilia Labs (Ottawa, Ontario) creator of tilia Phoenix, “the new standard for planning and imposition automation,” has released its new automatic layout solution – tilia Griffin 1.0 – a prepress solution to automate the layout creation process for wide-format printing. Featuring an ultra-responsive interface, “beautiful” visuals, and intuitive design, Griffin 1.0 leverages the ultra-fast Phoenix … Read more →

Growth opportunities in wide-format printing

As volumes increase, new equipment enters the market, and new ink types are adopted, digital wide-format printing is seeing a worldwide rise of new substrates and applications. More printers are also investing in print and related production software. They’re looking to enter new markets and are relying on a strong software backend for successful management … Read more →

New ISA whitepaper explores opportunities in growing wide-format market

Over the next four years, according to the International Sign Association (ISA), wide-format production graphics are expected to nearly double in North America, creating significant opportunities. But understanding those opportunities and related challenges can be complex. The ISA’s new whitepaper, Wide Format Print Trends, Opportunities & Challenges: Identifying Areas of Untapped Potential in the Wide … Read more →

Ricoh unveils MP CW2201SP printer for AEC firms

Ricoh USA has unveiled its latest wide-format colour printer for the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) markets to help companies capture, transform and manage information quickly and simply. The compact Ricoh MP CW2201SP “makes sharing wide-format technical drawings, schematics, presentations and other information easier than ever,” said the OEM. “In today’s new world of work, … Read more →

Pixartprinting launches new display products

Pixartprinting (Boston, MA), a leading web-to-print business that serves over 250,000 creative professionals globally, has expanded its display line with four new products to help its North American customers increase brand awareness and business visibility. “Pixartprinting is committed to the continued innovation of practical, versatile and cost-efficient communication tools for our customers’ evolving needs,” said … Read more →

ISA Q2 report shows all four sign industry sectors holding steady

The ISA’s recently released Sign Industry Quarterly Economic Report shows that all four sectors are growing above the historical trend, an outlook that’s on par with the previous quarter. The International Sign Association’s report covers the second quarter (Q2) of 2016 and forecasts into 2017. It assesses four segments – printing, electric signage, digital signage … Read more →

Roland DGA introduces Fluorescent Inks for its Texart Dye-Sub Printers

Roland DGA (Irvine, California), a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and printer/cutters worldwide, has introduced fluorescent ink specifically formulated for its Texart XT-640 and RT-640 wide-format dye-sublimation printers. Developed specifically for dye-sublimation transfer printing, Texart printers deliver “outstanding print quality and productivity” for sportswear, fashion, soft signage, decor, promotional merchandise and more. The new … Read more →