Monthly Archives: July 2017

Three Hot Wide Format Applications for 2017

As reported by Richard Romano, Wide Format Editor/Senior Analyst on, while wide-format and specialty printing products will show gains across most all application segments this year, three particular areas are poised for dramatic growth. Signage Romano is bullish about signage, calling it a "basic human need." Signage covers a wide area of uses already, including wayfinding, advertising, promotional and decorative purposes. Like its packaging printing cousin, the range of [...]

July 24th, 2017|Categories: Inklings Blog|0 Comments

Strategies for Protecting Vinyl Banners in High Winds

Author Jim Hingst, a 42-year veteran in the graphic arts field, recently posted a blog (Hingst's Sign Post) containing an excerpt from an article he wrote several years ago for Sign Builder Illustrated detailing strategies for how best to protect vinyl banners from strong winds. As printers broaden their production of flexible media applications using superwide printers like Fujifilm's new Acuity LED 3200R press, these tips could come in handy [...]

July 10th, 2017|Categories: Inklings Blog|0 Comments