Onyx Graphics expands ONYX 18 certification workshops
July 16, 2018 SignIndustry.com e-Newsletter
Regulatory Reform Under the Trump Administration: What Businesses Need to Know
Regulations can have an enormous impact on the American economy and the businesses that operate within it. There is a division in the United States between those who think these regulations are more helpful than harmful, and those who view them as unnecessary and outright burdensome.
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.
Preparing Art Files for Digital Printing
Any great print starts with the artwork. The first step a decorator must take when getting into the business of imprinting apparel is figuring out where the artwork will come from and the proper procedures for converting that art into a format that can be used by the chosen output device.
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.
Who's Getting Into Packaging? The opportunity may be bigger than you might think!
Have you considered getting into the package printing business? If so, you're not alone. Today, many digitally savvy, color- proficient printing businesses are seeking to profit from the growing demand for shorter runs of customized labels, folding cartons, corrugated boxes and flexible packaging.
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.
How to Properly Prepare Screen Printing Art Files
No matter what type of printing process you use to screen print, one of the greatest factors that will determine how good that print turns out is the artwork.
Gilding: Time-tested Tips from Modern-day Pros.
Gilding is an ancient art that dates back to Egyptian times.
Frame It: The Uncovering of the Framing Segment of the Sign Industry
Businesses who are getting involved in wide-format banner framing are discovering a niche with a demand that needs to be filled. This segment of the industry provides an opportunity for sign professionals to diversify their businesses while offering customers a unique choice in sign products.
Vinyl Techniques: Preparing the Surface
Neglecting to properly prepare the surface of a substrate could cause vinyl failure. Don’t make this mistake!
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.
Raster Images versus Vector Images - explaining it simply
All electronic art images are divided into one of two core types, raster images (also know as 'bitmaps') and vector images. In a nutshell raster images are composed of connected dots and vectors are images composed of connected lines.
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.