Robert Mattatall, founder and consultant of Mattatall Signs Ltd. in Dartmouth, NS, and Mark Granberry, president and CEO of GSG in Dallas, have each been presented the Kirk L. Brimley Distinguished Service Award at the International Sign Association (ISA) Sign Expo 2022. The award is the highest honour of the sign, graphics, and visual communications…
New rules for election signs in London, Ontario has led to confusion of what’s allowed, which can affect tactics on the ground. According to a news report from CBC news, London city hall passed a new sign bylaw earlier this year requiring election signs from the same candidate to be at least 100 m (328…
The Reverend Lorne Calvert signs located at the Lorne Calvert Campground and Lorne Calvert Loop in Moose Jaw’s Wakamow Valley in Saskatchewan have been unveiled. The unveiling took place at an event to honour the former premier of Saskatchewan. The Wakamow Valley is located at the south end of Moose Jaw and offers camping, picnic…
General Formulations, a manufacturer of print equipment, specialty inks, and a wide range of pressure-sensitive adhesive films, is sharpening its focus with a new global rebrand. The new brand includes two dashes with their historical colours whilst also signifying their two main product categories: GF Print Solutions and GF Cut Solutions. GF Print Solutions encompasses…
Spicers Canada, a Canadian distributor of paper and specialty products, graphic systems and solutions, and packaging and facility solutions has announced the acquisition of Duroflex Specialty Papers Inc., a distributor of specialty products to the graphic arts industry. Privately owned and located in Mississauga, Ont., Duroflex has operated for 22 years with a focus on…
Lamar, Outfront Media, and Clear Channel are presenting at the World Out of Home Organization (WOO) Global Congress in Toronto which runs next month from May 25-27. Lamar’s CEO Sean Reilly will share their culture and history, its role in a rapidly changing media landscape, and the differences between the U.S. market and other international…
SloanLED has introduced SloanLED BrightLINE Outdoor, a solution for illuminating exterior shallow sign cabinets and push-through acrylic signs requiring higher levels of brightness. SloanLED BrightLINE Outdoor utilizes a customized version of SloanLED’s prism lens technology capturing and redirecting light toward the sign face for even illumination. Designed with sign makers in mind, SloanLED BrightLINE Outdoor…
Teams will showcase the craft of sign building as they face off in the ISA Fabrication Experience, a new feature at ISA International Sign Expo 2022. In a series of timed contests, five teams of two compete to build SignComp’s EconoComp and Flex Face Commercial system cabinets. Teams will be assessed on speed and the…
By Courtney Bachar Modern technology and social media may have changed the face of marketing over the last several years, but tradeshow events remain a highly important tool for promoting a business’ products or services. Tradeshows provide a fantastic opportunity to get your business noticed and to engage with customers face-to-face. People who attend tradeshows…
By Courtney Bachar During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people searched for ways to stay active. Getting outdoors and venturing to parks and attractions was, and is, a popular choice for many. The Golden Skybridge in Golden, B.C., Canada’s highest suspension bridge, opened in May 2021. Perched 130 m (426 ft) above an expansive canyon and…
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