The revolution in soft signage

April 1st, 2022

Soft signage has commonly been used for trade shows, but the use of fabric in a wide variety of signage is growing by leaps and bounds. Photo: Image Options You may say tomato and I may say to-MAH-toe, but at places like the International Sign Association, a trade group based in Alexandria, Va., Craig Campbell, […]

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Detailed color embroidery

Coloreel enters new partnership with TechnoProgress in Italy

February 3rd, 2022

Coloreel, with its unique technology for on-demand digital dyeing of textile thread for more sustainable and creative embroideries, closed a new distribution deal with specialized digital printing solutions provider TechnoProgress in Italy. The first step includes sales of one unit of Coloreel’s instant thread coloring equipment to TechnoProgress.   “TechnoProgress opens additional doors for Coloreel in […]

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Digital textile printing market outlook

June 7th, 2021

According to a report by ResearchAndMarkets.com, the global market for digital textile printing is projected to reach a revised US$3 billion by the year 2027 after a US$ 230 million erosion in market value in the year 2020. In the post COVID-19 period, the versatile benefits of digital textile printing over conventional printing methods will […]

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Bringing digital printing in-house

May 1st, 2021

This 30-foot-tall SecondSkin graphic high-tension system from Brandit Graphics is built around two sides of a tent at the 2020 CES in Las Vegas. The modern and waterproof SecondSkin system is designed to achieve flat graphics for outdoor structures, providing a smooth surface for exceptional branding. Photo: Brandit Graphics and Structure Wraps. Standing out from […]

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Get stand-out awnings with digital printing

November 10th, 2020

With today’s digital printing options, there’s no reason for an awning client to be limited to colors and patterns in a book or traditional customization methods, according to Andrew Medley, regional sales manager for Trivantage. “Digital printing offers unlimited capabilities, and it is a solution to providing the customer exactly what they want—personalized messaging, the […]

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Long-term growth: The right equipment, the right software, the right employees

October 1st, 2019

At each step along the supply chain, customers demand quality, efficiency, flexibility and speed.  The right kind of equipment, with the right kind of software and the right kind of operator, can lead to long-term growth.  by Maura Keller Today’s consumer expects faster turnaround times and custom quality at low prices, which means that manufacturers […]

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Changing the markets—and the marketing—of custom fabric graphics

February 1st, 2019

The company’s founders could never have imagined the products that Art Display Company is making for its customers today. Back in 1947, when the Maryland sign shop began printing business signage, awnings were cotton canvas, neon signs were cutting-edge technology and everything from painting to sewing was done by hand. Today, the company produces a […]

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Geoff Kilmer at PhotoWorksGroup matches technology with clients to stay successful

June 1st, 2018

We focus on identifying industries versus just finding customers to generate new business,” says Geoff Kilmer, founder and CEO of PhotoWorksGroup, Charlottesville, Va. “When we specialize in an industry, we become better known within it, which results in more references so we don’t have to sell as hard—and we can concentrate on doing a good […]

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Fabric graphics dazzle outdoors

April 1st, 2018

Branding has become a major fixation. From people who carefully curate their social media postings to large corporations with entire brand-focused departments and everything in between, it seems as if everyone is intent on cementing public perception of their brands. And although we’ve all likely encountered individuals who are obsessed with their “personal brand,” for […]

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Digital printing and textile conference converges

September 1st, 2016

The World Textile Information Network (WTiN), an events management and information company in Impington, England, folded its Digital Textile Conference into IMI Europe’s Digital Print Japan 2016 conference scheduled on December 13 in Tokyo. It is the first joint initiative by WTiN and IMI Europe, and the event will continue into a second day IT […]

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