Mimaki printer cutter line incorporates licensed Gerber technology

September 1st

Gerber Scientific Inc. has announced that the newly released Mimaki CJV-30 series integrated printer cutter line incorporates licensed technology from Gerber Scientific. In the fiscal fourth quarter of 2008, Gerber granted a worldwide license to Mimaki Engineering Company Limited. The license represented the second nonexclusive license Gerber has granted for its family of computerized “print-to-cut”...

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Neschen implements 100 percent customer satisfaction guarantee

September 1st

Neschen Americas (SEAL® and Neschen® brands), Elkridge, Md., has implemented a new 100 percent customer satisfaction guarantee. Designed to improve service levels and streamline customer relations, the new program provides clear guidelines and instructions to resellers and end customers for the remediation of problems pertaining to product quality, freight damage, return authorizations, account credits, and...

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German grocery store features printed screens

September 1st

Thesing Sonnenschutztechnik, and Junkers & Müllers, Coesfeld, Germany, offered their grocery store client a novel solution. The store stops serving fresh food before the store actually closes. Now all fresh food counters disappear behind digitally printed vertical screens that can be let down with the push of a button or by remote control. The printed...

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Wrap covers world’s largest beer can

September 1st

Road Rage Designs, a wide format graphics provider headquartered in Spring Grove, Ill., used Avery’s MPI 1007 EZ RS and DOL 1000 products in creating the world’s largest beer can. The wrap for the enormous beer can was commissioned by Dave Leach, a Chicago-based collector. Avery Dennison Graphics & Reflective Products Division, Painesville, Ohio, is...

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Century Park Capital Partners acquires Moss Inc.

September 1st

Los Angeles-based Century Park Capital Partners acquired Moss Inc., a manufacturer of fabric-based signs serving the event, exhibit, and retail industries. The business will expand organically and through acquisitions. No deal terms were disclosed. Meanwhile, Lois Richards has been appointed to the newly created position of senior account executive, events, for Las Vegas, and will...

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AW Specialty Papers adds Carla Hoag to sales team

September 1st

AW Specialty Papers, Elk Grove Village, Ill., has added Carla Hoag to its sales team. Hoag will be responsible for inside sales, specializing in wide format heat transfer products. She has 25 years of experience in the paper industry, previously working at Wyndstone Specialty Papers, a division of Lewis Paper International. See www.awspecialtypapers.com.

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DuPont expands Plunkett Awards for Innovation and Sustainability

September 1st

To mark the 70th anniversary of the discovery of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), later branded as DuPont™ Teflon®, DuPont Fluoropolymer Solutions, Wilmington, Del., has expanded its Plunkett Awards for Innovation and Sustainability with environmental sustainability as a new selection criterion. The award recognizes companies around the world using fluoropolymers to create innovative solutions that contribute to sustainable...

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Manufacturer announces dye sublimation and direct print graphics capabilities

September 1st

Laarhoven Design, Norcross, Ga., manufacturer of portable and modular displays and graphics, has announced new dye sublimation and direct print graphics capabilities. The company has been producing fabric graphics with a partner company for several years. With the addition of new dye sublimation printing equipment at its manufacturing plant, fabric graphics can now be produced...

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Rainier Industries relocates

September 1st

Rainier Industries, Seattle, Wash., announces that they have moved. Their new facility offers over 140,000 square feet and houses their corporate offices, as well as state-of-the-art metal, wood, fabric, window, graphic, and sign shops. The address is 18375 Olympic Avenue South, Tukwila, WA 98188. See www.rainier.com.

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3P’s banners board space shuttle

September 1st

3P InkJet Textiles’ banners were on board the 23rd shuttle mission to the International Space Station (ISS). Country Cotton FR (IQ-IJ217) fulfilled the high NASA safety requirements for space shuttle flights. Bay Area Imaging LLC, a digital imaging shop near the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, produced four small banners for the mission. The...

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