Screen printing has been around for ages and ages. For years in the signage industry, screen printing was the go-to technology for oversized printing, and especially for high-volume jobs. But screen printing seems to have fallen somewhat out of favor among sign shops as digital inkjet technology has become more efficient and more accessible to smaller businesses. Although most sign shops today have their own inkjet printers in-house, many choose to farm out long-run jobs to screen print houses when needed.
Monday, August 6, 2018/Author: Anonym/Number of views (745)/Comments (0)/
Korie and Ben Laskowski make starting a business look like, well, child’s play. Their shop, Pretty in Polka Dots in Madisonville, Kentucky, offers custom-printed wooden products.
At first, Korie and Ben were customizing with cut vinyl they applied by hand. As their business grew, they outsourced production. “Outsourcing worked, but it was expensive and took time,” said Ben. “We needed our own production capability.”
Ben researched their options extensively before selecting Roland’s LEF-20 benchtop UV flatbed printer. “The LEF was the logical choice,” he said. “Its size, quality and price point are perfect for our business.”
Wednesday, August 1, 2018/Author: Anonym/Number of views (753)/Comments (0)/
Smart printers are adding wide-format applications to grow sales with existing customers, strengthen customer relationships and generate additional revenues. They’re also investing in wide-format devices to expand growth, improve efficiency and add capacity.
Tuesday, July 31, 2018/Author: Anonym/Number of views (732)/Comments (0)/
Summer months are known for having the longest and hottest days of the year. During this time, the amount of UV exposure increases significantly. An extended amount of UV exposure is the greatest enemy to your vehicle wrap. In these hot weather months, your vehicle is going to be susceptible to damage caused by environmental factors. Protect your investment from damage by following the steps below:
Thursday, July 26, 2018/Author: Anonym/Number of views (711)/Comments (0)/
Thinking outside the box has always paid off for Alvaro Rodriguez. So, when he opened his own business, he chose UV flatbed technology to achieve a competitive edge. “Other shops had solvent printers, and some had UV capabilities, but those operations weren’t using the white ink to their advantage. I saw an opportunity,” said Rodriguez.
Tuesday, July 17, 2018/Author: Anonym/Number of views (867)/Comments (0)/
Applying decals or vinyl wrapping metal items used to be the only choice for graphics experts who wanted to customize metal. Today, we have a lot more choice with Roland VersaUV flatbeds, Texart dye-sublimation printers, and MPX-95 impact printers that offer a myriad of sophisticated finishes and personalization results.
Thursday, July 12, 2018/Author: Anonym/Number of views (758)/Comments (0)/
Luis Santiago bought his first smartphone and was dismayed when soon after, the device was covered in small scratches. “I decided to buy a case, but they were either ugly, boring, or poor quality,” he said. Santiago, a computer network systems engineer, decided to start making custom cases himself.
Tuesday, July 10, 2018/Author: Anonym/Number of views (718)/Comments (0)/
Don't be fooled: While online shopping is at an all-time high, brick-and-mortar retail and P-O-P displays are alive and well.
Monday, June 25, 2018/Author: Anonym/Number of views (827)/Comments (0)/
We asked the experts what 2018 has in store for the industry.
We asked seven of Big Picture's Editorial Advisory Board members to respond to the current state of the wide-format industry and reveal what we should expect in 2018.
Friday, June 22, 2018/Author: Anonym/Number of views (783)/Comments (0)/
Leather has always been a highly valuable material. Used in the production of many high-end fashion and décor products, leather becomes even more valuable if you’re able to personalize it with logos, patterns, art, and text.
Wednesday, June 20, 2018/Author: Anonym/Number of views (800)/Comments (0)/