3M’s Infinite Wrap Options Contest

In 3M Canada’s new Infinite Wrap Options contest, signmakers can win tools, swag and electronics after buying the company’s print wrap film. There are hundreds of prizes to be won, including one grand prize of an HP Latex 365 printer, valued at $32,000.

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Boosting profits for dye sublimation

Every sign shop using dye sublimation wants to maximize profits through product decoration, but there are common misconceptions that hinder their efforts. The secret to success is to optimize production efficiency and set prices in line with market demand.

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Wide-format Printing: Selecting fabrics for backlit graphics

Many print service providers (PSPs) are working with fabrics today for backlit graphics, while others are still seeking to learn about and enter this high-growth market. Mainstream applications include trade-show booths, museum exhibits, point-of-purchase (POP) retail displays, interior decor, storefronts, etc.

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Colour Management: Developing a RIP-to-roll workflow

The short runs—and even shorter lead times—of today’s wide-format printing market can pose quality challenges for the sign and display graphics industry. To meet these challenges without compromise, sign shops’ operations must evolve to support a completely colour-managed workflow, from raster image processor (RIP) software to digital inkjet printer to roll or rigid media.

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POP Displays: Building graphics to last

Some point-of-purchase (POP) graphics are printed for brief campaigns, but others must stand the test of time in bustling retail environments. There are a variety of ways to make them last, including thermal laminates for posters, face-mounting graphics to acrylic and choosing the right vinyl or fabric for banners.

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Three steps for digital signage network security

Security has been a hot topic lately in the world of digital signage. With hackers taking screens captive around the world, even if only to display unauthorized content for a minute, it is important to ensure an ironclad security plan is in place for all digital signage networks.

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