FP3 Speaks to all Facets of Functional Printing Businesses
March 15, 2019 SignIndustry.com e-Newsletter
Cut and Sew: Opportunity Abounds, But It's Not for the Faint of Heart
The addition of cut and sew services to a garment decorator's business can provide a true value-added service that has the potential to increase business and attract new customers.
Finishing Opportunities in the World of Wide-Format Printing
More than just sewing on a machine, the finishing process requires an individual to be multifaceted with the capacity to handle all it entails.
Package Your Print Offerings for Profits in 2019
To stand out from the mess, printers need to repackage what they do. I'm calling it 'Print Product Engineering.'
What You Need to Know About Digital Graphic Textile Printing
Textile signage is as old as the Model T. With the advantages of today's digital technology, it is faster and easier than ever to produce a textile sign.
Color Verification: What It Is and Why You Should Be Doing It
Color verification allows you to check the color accuracy of your proofs/prints using a spectrophotometer (color measurement device) and software. Many companies still rely solely on visual evaluation of color accuracy, and though we'll never eliminate human beings visually evaluating color, this is simply not efficient or sufficient.
Solving Screen Printed Edge and Surface Problems
Sometimes in the screen making, or screen printing, process problems can arise that have to be solved immediately. After all, time is money! Those problems may occur without any known cause, resulting in more time spent on determining what happened and how to resolve it.
Challenges and Solutions for Retail Graphic Installations
Retail graphic installations cover a wide variety of printing and application processes and methods and can be great for your business.
PDAA Certification: A Look at the Past, Present and Future
Exciting change is in the air for SGIA Installer Members - formerly known as the Professional Decal Application Association (PDAA).
Viewing Distance: The Misunderstood Concept
Understanding viewing distance is a concept that has to be taught and examples are about the best way to do so.
School District Gets High Marks for Exterior Sign Upgrades
LED displays effectively and quickly communicate to constituents
The Shapes of Things to Come: Direct-to-Object Printing Bridges the Gap Between Industrial and Commercial
Last June, Rochester, New York, hosted the 16th Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival. The week-long event drew more than 205,000 music aficionados from around the world to hear 1,500 artists at 19 venues around the city.
Is Your CNC Router Still Fit for Purpose?
While the older machine may still work just fine, it may be time for an upgrade, just the same.
Gilding: Time-tested Tips from Modern-day Pros.
Gilding is an ancient art that dates back to Egyptian times.
Choosing the Right Vendor
Making sure you align your company with vendor partners who will assist you in integrating their new product/service offering long-term are crucial to your success.
Using a Price List Tool
Many businesses rely on a pricing list for their customer bids. This is especially true for new business owners who are learning not only what it takes to be a good printer, but also what it takes to be a good business owner.