DaVinci donates to TV show

February 26th, 2010

DaVinci Technologies donated Solvent Satin Canvas to the ABC reality television show, “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.” In the episode, which originally aired on Dec. 6, the community of Clarksville, Tenn., came together to help Trina Scott and her three daughters, who lost their father, David, in a sudden accident. DaVinci Technologies manufactures and supplies a […]

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EDPA elects Burkette

February 26th, 2010

The Exhibit Designers and Producers Association elected Jay Burkette to the executive board in the role of vice president, administration. In this two-year tenured position, Burkette will be responsible for monitoring and enforcing the association bylaws and meetings, assisting with administrative matters and coordinating the nomination activities and appointments for board and executive committee positions. […]

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Vehicle wrap demonstrations

February 26th, 2010

Arlon and Mutoh America joined to sponsor the Graphics of the Americas Vehicle wrap center. The wrap was featured at the GOA tradeshow in Miami, Fla., Feb. 25–27. Arlon featured the new DPF 6000XRP. Free demonstrations educate end users on the proper techniques and tools needed to complete a profitable vehicle wrap.

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New INX Digital director

February 26th, 2010

Willis Reese was appointed INX Digital International Co.’s global director of business development. A 25-year veteran of the printing and ink industry, Reese will report to INX Digital USA president Ken Kisner and work closely with the marketing group. Reese joins INX Digital after spending the last three years with Hexion Specialty Chemical as the […]

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Neschen sales team

February 26th, 2010

Neschen Americas added Dan Hall, Matt Myers, Charles Pulliam and Darren Speizer to its internal sales department. Formerly territory managers of the independent sales representative group HASCO, each brings years of experience. HASCO has shared a partnership with Neschen Americas for more than 25 years. As Neschen Americas employees, the majority of the sales representatives […]

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New carwrap business program

February 26th, 2010

Mutoh America introduced the Carwraps Business Builder program, offered free of charge with the purchase of a ValueJet 1304 or 1614 printer. The program is geared toward companies and individuals interested in entering the vehicle graphics industry, as well as experienced “wrappers.” The program is comprised of three elements: training, support and marketing assistance, with […]

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New elastomers from Bluestar Silicones

February 26th, 2010

Bluestar Silicones is launching a new line of TCS 7560 and TCS 7561 Silbione® products designed for the elastic band material market for lingerie and medical applications such as support stockings and medical equipment. The new silicone elastomers, flexible and harmless to the skin, offer improved anti-slip noncompression properties for greater wearer comfort. For the […]

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The Flag Loft seizes opportunities

February 26th, 2010

By Jill C. Lafferty The sister-brother team of Maureen and Rick Kelly credit their father’s advice for leading them into the flag and banner business. “He never owned a company, but believed that the best way to run a business was to rely on your own decisions and not others,” says Maureen Kelly. “We saw […]

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LA-approved printing products

February 26th, 2010

Cooley Digital Products announced that several products are now approved for use by the city of Los Angeles. The approved products include Weathertyte textured awning fabric, Cooley-Brite awning and sign face substrates, CoolMesh printable mesh products and CoolFlex 10- and 12-ounce frontlit seamless substrates.

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IMA elects chairman

February 26th, 2010

Janice Christiansen was elected chairman of the Illinois Manufacturers’ Association. The president of J.C. Schultz, The Flag Source in Batavia, Ill., Christiansen succeeds Ron Bullock of Bison Gear and Engineering in St. Charles. Christiansen is the first woman to be elected chairman of the 116-year-old manufacturers’ association. Her company, which makes flags and banners, employs 70 people. The IMA, based in Oak Brook, […]

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