Innolite introduces LEC-based panels

September 1, 2008  |  Graphics, Products

Innolite light emitting capacitor (LEC)-based panels make lighting paper-thin for illumination on signage, trade show exhibits, architecture and design, point-of-purchase displays, photography—even within wallpaper. CeeLite’s smart, programmable Flatline Inverters and multiple packaging …
Geodesic dome promotes successful communication

September 1, 2008  |  Products, Tents

Problem: Communication strategies must focus on branding, reaching mobile target groups, increasing dialog with customers and capitalizing on out-of-home media. Solution: Temporary spaces bring the message to mobile customers, and the ZENDOME geodesic dome can be deployed easily and anywhere. With s…
Zipper offers waders flexible water resistance

September 1, 2008  |  Products

Problem: Manufacturers of waders ask for a more flexible waterproof closure system that better matches their material. Solution: The YKK Aquaseal® Zipper is made of a soft Hytrel rubber or polyurethane-coated tape. The zipper’s plastic teeth give the fastener flexibility while keeping out …
Low-cost substrate offers superior quality and appearance

September 1, 2008  |  Graphics, Products

Problem: A digital print provider bidding on 250 store window graphics wanted a superior quality, competitive cost substrate that was better than 13 ounce, three-ply laminated PVC. Solution: Frontlit Extra cast-coated banner and graphic substrate combines a streamlined base scrim and lighter PVC coa…
Sunbrella performance yarn for indoor and outdoor applications

September 1, 2008  |  Products, Upholstery

Problem: Designers of trend-setting outdoor living spaces require furniture with stylish fabrics suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. Solution: The Everyday Color Indoor/Outdoor Collection from J. Ennis Fabrics uses Sunbrella® performance yarn to create the look, color and performance essen…
Fabric-coated insert covers staples seamlessly

September 1, 2008  |  Awnings & Canopies, Products

Problem: Using traditional PVC stripping to hide staples on a staple-in awning system detracts from the looks, especially when used with woven or textured fabric. Solution: The CaMillion™ fabric-coated insert covers staples with a tailored look. It seats down into the staple channel of the ext…
UV-optimized fabric coatings show image detail

September 1, 2008  |  Graphics, Products

Problem: Customers with wide-format inkjet printers with UV-curable inks want fabrics that capture the image’s detail and vibrant color. Solution: UV-optimized fabric coatings give customers professional results with synthetic or natural fibers. After-treatment or lamination isn’t necess…
CoverTrax system hides screws and tracks on structures

September 1, 2008  |  Awnings & Canopies, Products

Problem: Unsightly awning screws and tracks mar the aesthetics of an otherwise attractive structure. Solution: The CoverTrax system features white PVC track, unique small-size keder tape and four PVC lower panels that slide into place over screws and provide a fresh and pleasing appearance. SOURCE B…
Mini Motel offers travelers portable shelter

September 1, 2008  |  Products, Tents

Weather delays, flight cancellations, security checks and skyrocketing fuel costs are making it tough for airplanes to get off the ground. Frequent flyers find themselves grounded too, stuck overnight in noisy, cavernous airports waiting for the blizzard over Pittsburgh to relent. No lodging, no bla…
Rainier produces permanent and semi-permanent cottages

September 1, 2008  |  Products, Tents

Daydreaming about a cottage in the woods? Rainier Industries, Tukwila, Wash., may make those dreams a reality for customers with its new Rainier Cottage, a handcrafted canvas and Douglas fir structure for permanent or semi-permanent use. Sturdy enough for use year-round in most climates, the cottage…