Emerging Leaders 40 and under

November 1st, 2022

John Veith  [ age 36 ] Director of Project Management Birdair, Inc., Buffalo, N.Y. 8 years in the industry  How did you get involved with this industry and at what age? I was hired by Birdair at 22, as a project engineer. It was my first job out of college. I knew of Birdair from […]

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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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Up against a wall

June 1st, 2021

Engineered for easy installation and removal, Scenic Expressions Taffeta is a peel-and-stick wallcovering developed for use as a non-permanent printed graphics wallcovering for most types of painted interior walls. Photo: Aurora Specialty Textiles Group Inc. Wallpaper has been around for centuries—since the 16th century to be exact. In its earliest iterations, wallpaper was printed on […]

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The wide (format) world of sports

March 1st, 2020

When it comes to printing fabrics, the wide world of sports is beginning to live up to its name. By Jeff Moravec In sports, it’s always about competition—and revenue. As sports teams have established new revenue streams (such as sponsorships that require stadium advertising) and worked to enhance the game-day experience for fans with splashy […]

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