Industrial Printing Market Fueling New Opportunities for Output Providers
The industrial market encompasses the packaging arena, home décor and laminates as well as ceramics, textiles and glass where the design is a key factor in the product. Additionally, it is utilized in a much wider array of processes, including promotional item decoration as well as application components …
Making Ink Stick
Sign companies adopted screen printing because it allowed them to use the same enamel paints they used on metal and wood substrates to create durable exterior graphics or signs in multiple quantities to supplement a product line of one-off hand-painted signs. Even though these signs were printed …
SGIA Renews Focus on Functional Printing, Process and Products with New Conference
The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) is excited to present a groundbreaking new event: The Functional Printing, Process and Products (FP3) conference, designed to “create collaborative relationships that bring innovation to functional printing” — so said Ed Cook, founder and President …
Wide-Format Roadmap 2018: Predictions for the Wide-Format Market
Wide-format printing has been for decades the mainstay of printing high-quality digital output in several key industry segments, including photography, office color, technical printing and especially in sign and display. This versatile printing technology has now widened its reach. A range of new …
When to Outsource Print Finishing
The most successful graphics and print providers distinguish themselves by offering the benefits of total finishing solutions to their customers. They can do this in one of two ways: bringing print finishing in house or partnering with a vendor to seamlessly provide it.
Production Inkjet Adoption in Commercial Printing: A Summary
Production inkjet printing is the most rapidly expanding form of digital printing technology today, and is a process that has been adopted by half of the US printers who participated in this survey. SGIA commissioned NAPCO Research to answer some key questions.
Vastext Relocates to New Headquarters
BETHLEHEM, PA — Vastex International, a leading manufacturer of screen printing equipment, has moved from its Allentown, PA location into its recently completed manufacturing facility and world headquarters in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, it was announced by President Mark Vasilantone. …
SGIA Wage, Salary & Sales Compensation Report (Conducted Q4, 2017)
The SGIA Wage, Salary, and Sales Compensation report provides printing industry information on company size, annual revenue, payroll information for 32 various positions and employee benefits. The report is based on the responses from 414 US companies.