Agfa Graphics Wins Gold at the Canadian Printing Awards
November 15, 2018 SignIndustry.com e-Newsletter
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.
Canned vs. Custom Profiles
A canned ICC profile is one that you did not create yourself and instead obtained from a third party, such as your printer, ink or media supplier. These profiles don't take into account your specific environmental variables, such as temperature and humidity or the impact these can have on the primary ink restrictions selected when creating the profile.
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).
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.
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.
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.