RSS header - this is hidden

Making the Right Choices

Posted by Dan Marx on 9/26/18 11:24 AM

There are many inkjet ink systems used in the sign and graphics segment, and they are not chosen randomly. Currently, the primary ink types available are aqueous, solvent, latex, UV-curable and dye-sublimation. Each has its purpose, and each has its “sweet spots” regarding the substrates upon which it can be used. One of the questions I often ask those entering this segment is: “What is it you plan to do?” This question is critical because the end product (or result) desired dictates the technology used.

Read More

Topics: SGIA, Printing, Wide Format, Printing Industry, SGIA Expo, Growing and Developing People, Industrial Print, digital printing technologies

The Story of Golden Image

Posted by Johnny Shell on 6/25/18 9:42 AM

SGIA is now accepting entries for the 2018 Golden Image Competition. The competition was established for the members of the Screen Printing Association International (SPAI) and was first held in Chicago at SCREEN PRINT ’80. Originally named “Golden Squeegee,” the competition featured 27 categories which has now grown to 53 categories. There’s a category for everyone, no matter what community you are in or product you print. In keeping with industry trends, the competition name was changed in 1993 to the Golden Image Competition.

Read More

Topics: SGIA, Print, Printing Industry, SGIA Expo, New Printing Technologies, digital printing technologies

2018 Product of the Year Competition

Posted by Ray Weiss on 6/6/18 9:00 AM

You do not want to miss the Product of the Year Competition display at the 2018 SGIA Expo. This year's list of categories has been expanded to include 3D printers, digital presses, screen/digital hybrid presses, additional software entries, spectrophotometers and automation and sewing equipment.

Read More

Topics: SGIA, Wide Format, Commercial Printing, Print, Printing Industry, Digital Printing, SGIA Expo, New Printing Technologies, digital printing technologies

Profiling the Digital Textile Printing Industry

Posted by Tansy Fall on 5/30/18 9:00 AM

May 30, 2018

The roll-to-roll digital textile printing market is experiencing substantial growth. As different elements of the production process improve, it makes digital printing a more viable and attractive method.

Read More

Topics: SGIA, Print, Digital Textile, Digital Textile Printing, digital printing technologies

Thinking Outside the Box

Posted by Bill Schiffner on 5/21/18 9:27 AM

May 21, 2018

Read More

Topics: SGIA, Printing, Packaging, Printed Packaging, Industrial Printing, digital printing technologies, flexographic, lithographic, corrugated packaging