Product aims to make printing on textured surfaces easier

September 1st

Until recently, roughly textured surfaces at stadiums, restaurants and other businesses were often left bare because it was just too difficult to use them for display purposes. A new product aims to change that. 3M™ Scotchcal™ graphic film for textured surfaces uses an adhesive that makes it possible to mold digitally printed images onto hard-to-cover...

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Banners help showcase the story of space travel

September 1st

The project. Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, McMinnville, Oregon. The companies. Hunt Design Associates, Pasadena, Calif., worked with Tom Fricker and Peter Radestsky, California-based exhibit designers, who created the concept and content. The printing was done by Gregory, Inc., Buhler, Kan. Kansas Cosmosphere & Space Center, Hutchinson, Kan., was the exhibit producer. The task. The...

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IFAI Expo 2008 to offer fabric graphics educational events

September 1st

The Fabric Graphics Association and Fabric Graphics magazine are presenting educational events during IFAI Expo 2008 in Charlotte, N.C. The symposium, “Fabric Graphics—Your Environmental Edge,” on October 21 discusses trends and expert insights on digital printing, ink technology and greenhouse gases, and other environmental topics. Graphics workshops on October 22 cover color management and dye...

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Ultraflex Systems featured on television show series

September 1st

The producers of Sustainable Planet have announced that Ultraflex Systems, Randolph, N.J., is featured in an episode of the television show’s series on environmental impact. Ultraflex has developed a way to render PVC products subject to decomposition at rates usually attributed to organic substances. BIOflex is a PVC-based material that is manufactured with a patented...

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Oracal promotes Craig Campbell to Business Manager

September 1st

Oracal USA, Black Creek, Ga., announces that Craig Campbell has been promoted to the newly created position of Business Manager. Campbell will be responsible for management of the company’s team of Customer Sales & Support Representatives while remaining actively involved in the development of new products, markets and partnership opportunities for Oracal USA. Campbell has...

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Custom vehicle wrap creates unique homecoming gift

September 1st

Avery Dennison Graphics & Reflective Products Division, Painesville, Ohio, with GatorWraps Inc., and Mossy Oak gave a San Diego, Calif. marine a unique homecoming gift. When Staff Sergeant Jacob Karl returned home from his third tour in Iraq, he was greeted with a custom vehicle wrap for his 1997 Ford F-250® truck. Avery Graphics donated...

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Experts predict growth in India’s nonwoven and technical textile industry

September 1st

Researchers at Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Tex., predict a yearly growth of 13.3 percent for India’s nonwoven and technical textile industry, which is more than twice the annual five to six percent expected growth patterns in the United States and Europe. The study was done at the Nonwoven and Advanced Materials Laboratory at The Institute...

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FESPA announces details of Inspire Conference program

September 1st

FESPA has announced details of its Inspire Conference program at the first ever FESPA World Expo Asia-Pacific show, November 28-30, 2008 in Bangkok. The conference sessions will include print professionals with the inspiration to enhance their businesses and differentiate themselves. Featuring a range of industry authorities, the conference sessions will provide expert advice on how...

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Diatec acquires coated product assets of Arkwright Inc.

September 1st

Diatec has signed an agreement to acquire the coated product assets of Arkwright Inc., a manufacturer of ink-jet and laser printable papers, films and specialty substrates. Arkwright is a wholly owned subsidiary of Océ N.V. North America, Trumbull, Conn. Sales related to the assets total about $65 million. The assets will be merged with Diatec’s...

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Applied Signs & Display celebrates 20 years in business

September 1st

Applied Signs & Display, Dublin, Ireland, a provider of signage and premium exhibition and display stands, celebrated 20 years in business recently. The company, which provides a comprehensive “one-stop-shop”solution for Irish businesses, is also celebrating its recent move to a purpose-built, 8,000-square-foot location in Clonshaugh Industrial Estate. See www.appliedsigns.ie.

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