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Open Your Eyes to Digital Inkjet at Fujifilm’s Exciting PRINT 17 Exhibit

PRINT 17, an innovative exhibition of digital inkjet technologies, products and services, is being held this year in Chicago on September 10-14.

The exciting Fujifilm exhibit – located in booth 2013 – will give attendees the opportunity to see how innovations in traditional offset printing and developments in digital toner […]

Hybrid Printing of Shrink Sleeve Beer Cans Ideal for Micro-Brews

A recent article by Richard Romano for (That Can-Do Spirit: New Trends in Beer Consumption Open Up a Can of Opportunities, July 31, 2017) showcases the opportunities available to printers by the tremendous U.S. growth in microbreweries and the new benefits of canning their beer versus bottling.

First, there’s […]

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.


Romano is bullish about signage, calling it a “basic human need.” Signage covers […]

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 […]

OBIE Awards Showcase Out-of-Home Creative Printing Ideas & Techniques

The 2016 OBIE Awards for the best Out-of-Home (OOH) advertising campaigns were featured last November in a Big Picture article (Printed Advertising Takes to the Streets”) and highlights how creative printing and engineering can result in eye-catching and effective new ways to breakthrough the advertising clutter. Have you changed […]