Gemini releases new, expanded plaque catalog
The expanded 56-page plaque catalog and price list from Gemini Inc. offers prices effective through October 2015. Square post side and back mounts are now included, and you can request estimates online.
SMART-X graphic display board by 3A Composites USA
SMART-X is a heavy-duty yet lightweight foam board that is 100 percent recyclable. It’s an all-plastic sheet that is constructed with a moisture-resistant expanded polystyrene core and two layers of UV-resistant solid polystyrene. It accepts direct digital printing, cuts easily and can be used indoors or out.
Flexi gets new finishing tools
SAi has added several new finishing tools to its Flexi RIP software. Users can now add grommet, fold and stitch marks and bleeds to banners. The new QR Code Creator automatically converts text into a QR code. Codes for web-links, email addresses, phone numbers and SMS messages are generated without the need for designers to download QR code images and add to designs.
New from Roland DGA
Roland DGA has a list of new products and developments that you can learn more about on their website, including price reductions of up to $3000 on the VersaCAMM SP-300i and SP-540i wide-format printers/cutters the new Texart RT-640 64-in. dye-sublimation transfer printer featuring a choice of four- or eight-color ink configurations; the new monoFab series, including the ARM-10 3D printer and the SRM-20 3D milling machine; white paper, Dynamic Digital Signage Opportunities for Sign Companies, a white paper; and the work of the winners of its recent Creative Awards Contest.
Mount freestanding banners that stay up in the wind
BannerzUP is designed to overcome wind so that banners remain taut , visible and intact in high wind gusts, even without wind slits. Besides preventing damage, BannerzUP makes it easy for customers to rotate banners, taking advantage of the low cost, high impact advertising that banners provide. With the patented DARTZ ground sleeves installed, banners can be easily changed or taken down in less than a minute.
Carved signs wholesale to the trade
New England Carved Signs has produced
heirloom-quality carved signs for homes,
businesses, organizations, churches and
municipalities for over 25 years. They provide
carved signs at wholesale for sign shops who
want to offer this signage to their clients
without handling the production.
New Oscillating Knife on Vision CNC systems
Vision Engraving & Routing has integrated an Oscillating Knife with their CNC routing systems to give the ability to cut semi-rigid materials such as foam board, leather and corrugated plastic with precision, quality and ease. This joins a variety of other options available with their CNC machines
Epson’s new SureColor T-Series Large-Format Color Printers
NOT FOR RELEASE – DRAFT 4
Epson America’s new next-generation family of large-format color printers—the Epson® SureColor® T3270, T5270, T7270, T5270D, and T7270D—are designed to deliver precision, brilliance and performance to graphics, architectural and engineering professionals. They print projects from CAD drawings to graphics and posters at speeds up to 780 sq. ft. per hour. The printers handle media up to 1 ½-in. thick, and a 36-in. color scanner option is available. Available in both single- and now dual-roll models, the SureColor T-Series features the Epson PrecisionCore™ TFP® print head and Epson UltraChrome® XD pigment ink.
Sherwin-Williams Genesis LV Single-Stage System
The new Genesis® LV Single-Stage System from Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes is a two-component urethane coating system for sign manufacturers. It uses two mixing clears to reach multiple gloss levels (flat, satin, semi-gloss and gloss). Designed to protect against weather, chemicals, graffiti and UV, it also utilizes the Sherwin-Williams Color Works® The Match Box Color System. Once applied, it can be taped in one hour.
22K gold vinyl for reverse window graphics
New Reverse-Cut-Gold from Real Gold Inc. is designed to be a fast, easy and economical way to apply 22K gold graphics to windows and doors. Reverse-Cut-Gold has optically clear adhesive and black vinyl backing, and is available factory direct in Burnished Gild (matte) and Plate Gild (hi-bright) 22K gold in 15- and 24-in. widths in lengths from 1 yard to 20 yards.