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December 2, 2013 SignIndustry.com e-Newsletter
Digital Textile Printing Has Come of Age
One only needs to look at what is happening in other parts of the world to see that now is the time for companies in North America to invest resources to participate in the projected growth of digital textile printing.
What Is An Independent Contractor? Part I
Probably the most basic question in the employment context is whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor.
Still Need a Reason to Go Digital This Year? Tax Legislation and Depreciation Bonus for 2013 Might Provide Your Answer
The American Taxpayer Relief Act Offers Big Tax Savings for Equipment Purchases in 2013
See Your Shop Floor in a New Light
How to Utilize a Project Management Philosophy for Greater Visibility, Accountability & Adaptability
Separations for Garment Screen Printing
Don't be a vector snob, see how I do 1500 - 1800 separations per year in Photoshop. Read on to learn that we don't need any more vector snobs to get the job done.
Tips for Large Format Design
Over the years, some of the same questions reappear as designers new to the large- and grand-format industry transition from designing small printed pieces to very large advertising artwork. Read on to learn more.
Unusual Wraps and Large-Scale Projects Are No Problem For PDAA Members
From airport parking garages to refrigerators to boat conceals to wrapped urinal covers, PDAA members have been there and done that.
What's Happening with Digital Transfers
The evidence of digital technologies taking root in our industry is increasing rapidly. More and more garment decorators are adopting the use of these new technologies every day.
Care and Maintenance for Vehicle Wraps and Graphics
Learn the importance and benefits of properly cleaning vehicle wraps and graphics from one of the experts.
Shaping Media Content for Digital Displays
Evolving message formats morph into more disparate media platforms including electronic billboards, LCD displays, cell phones and computers, so also must the content conform to each platform.
How to Properly Clean a Foam Monument Sign
One of the most common inquires received from retail sign shops is 'How do I clean a foam monument sign?' So here's the best 'Solution'.
Making Color Management a Top Priority
Color management is no longer a value-add for businesses; it is necessary to stay competitive in today's market. Follow a real-world example of successful color management solutions to consider for your sign shop.
National WW I Museum: Signs That Narrate Its Remembrance
The National World War I Museum was created as a monument to both honor the history of that war and also as a monument to the Americans and Europeans who fought and died in WW I.
Discover the Rewards of Owning A CNC Router
See the options available and avenues where sign makers can use CNC routers to get into the commercial signage business and channel letter fabrication. CNC routers provide a broad capability to enter into multiple markets.
OSHA Hazard Communication Standard - What it Means for the Imaging Community
The new regulations provide specific information that must be included on each label. The major change includes the use of pictograms. Employers must train their employees to recognize the new warning labels and SDS formats by December 1, 2013.
ADA Signs How to Stay Compliant Without Sacrifice
With ADA compliance laws on the minds of many sign manufacturers, it is important that compliant signs are both functional in terms of the letter of the law and still attractive in terms of getting people’s attention and drawing new business
LED Maintenance Thoughts - Opening up a new business model that will make your customer happy and keep you in the service business.
With the almost total acceptance of LED for channel letters and increasing use of dedicated modules for cabinet lighting, our industry has to look at the long term effects of such a liability free product.
Tricks of the Trade Show: Fabricating Graphics For Portable Display Systems, Part I
Although many folks probably think the subject of graphics finishing is boring, the fact is that it is extremely important in the total performance of most graphics. The process of lamination can involve far more than sticking a clear film to the surface of a graphic image.