Sticky Stuff printable polyester wall graphics

August 1, 2013  |  Graphics, Products

Sticky Stuff printable polyester wall graphic fabric, in 4 and 8 ounce weights, features a premium polymer coating on the print side and a repositionable/removable microsphere adhesive on the back side. Superior print performance yields a broad color gamut, with richness and depth. The adhesive is s…
Custom engraved wall switches

August 1, 2013  |  Graphics, Products

Somfy Systems now offers the ability to custom engrave their DecoFlex WireFree™ RTS wall switch buttons for additional personalization. The battery-powered wall switch can be used to control any Somfy RTS motorized product, and can now be personalized for intuitive window covering control. Wit…
It’s the solar handbag

August 1, 2013  |  Graphics, Projects

Prada? Gucci? No… The desire to realize a textile solar energy harvesting surface that offers maximum design freedom while still being highly efficient was the driving force behind The Solar Handbag, initiated by Swiss embroidery company Forster Rohner AG and conducted in a joint research proj…
AATCC to host color management workshop

July 29, 2013  |  Graphics

Color plays an important role in every consumer purchase. In fact, it’s often the first thing a consumer notices about a product. Yet as important as color is, it can be very difficult to ensure that the color initially selected by a designer or brand is communicated accurately throughout the …
IFAI launches website and digital publication dedicated to advanced textiles

July 23, 2013  |  Graphics

The Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) is pleased to announce the launch of Advanced Textiles Source, a website and digital publication devoted to the highly specialized technical textiles market. The website and digital publication launched July 2013. Advanced Textiles Source is th…
Cooley Commercial Graphics announces European expansion

July 16, 2013  |  Graphics

Cooley Group has announced the official opening of Cooley’s Commercial Graphics European headquarters, in response to the rising demand for the company’s non-PVC, high-quality, environmentally sustainable print media solutions. Headquartered in the U.S., Cooley’s European headquart…
Printing home décor: generation next

July 1, 2013  |  Graphics, Products, Upholstery

Younger consumers want to live in environments that reflect their individuality and interests, and Maxwell Dickson, Los Angeles, Calif., prints canvases, pillows, clocks and coffee tables with images that grab the imagination. “We try to create an urban, colorful vibe in our products that appe…
Roland introduces its fastest large-format printer

June 19, 2013  |  Graphics

Roland’s new SOLJET® XF-640 64-inch printer incorporates two mirrored print heads, newly designed take-up and pinch roller systems, and other advanced features that enable it to deliver vibrant, detailed prints at speeds up to 1,098 square feet per hour. Roland DGA Corp., Irvine, Calif., u…
IAA deadline extended to June 30

June 18, 2013  |  Graphics

The deadline for the annual International Achievement Awards presented by the Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) has been extended to the end of this month—June 30, 2013. For the 2013 awards, there are thirty categories. Since many former entrants expected the traditional IAA …
Avery Dennison’s car wrap films featured in West Coast Customs 2013 TV season

June 11, 2013  |  Graphics

Avery Dennison® Graphics Solutions has announced a new partnership with West Coast Customs through which all graphics or car wraps created during the 2013 season of “West Coast Customs,” the new Fox Sports television series, will feature top-of-the-line Avery Dennison vehicle wrap fi…