By Richard Romano Those looking for a high-value print and/or sign application to offer customers, one that enables endless creativity and yet can simplify and expedite installation, especially that of retail graphics, should try magnetic materials. The ability to apply printed graphics to a magnetic-backed material is nothing new, as perhaps a glance at one’s…
By Courtney Bachar Maximum Signs was established in 1990, under the name Scugog Signs, in a small garage in Blackstock, Ont. The owner, Ron Haslam, was the only employee at the time, doing all the designing and manufacturing of the signs. It was, and still is, a family-owned and operated business. The company quickly outgrew…
Lettering.com has changed its website from DoItYourselfLettering.com to Lettering.com and changed its company name. Lettering.com will continue to offer the vinyl lettering services that have made the company a success ever since Founder Brad Handy first began the business in 2007, cutting letters in his garage. “We decided it was time for a new name…
The City of Peterborough is partnering up with Hellmann’s Canada to launch an out-of-home (OOH) campaign and turning half of the city’s waste collection vehicles into mobile advertisements. On average, 58 per cent of the food produced in Canada ends up being thrown away. The trucks carry a creative message from Hellmann’s suggesting these trucks…
The owners of the former KKP Charlottetown announced they stopped operating with its franchisor, KKP (Kwik Kopy Printing), and is rebranding as an independent business, with the new trade name DALMAC Print, Signs, Cresting. With their visual services being widely known in the province of PEI, DALMAC will continue to offer their services including custom…
Daily Migration, a new 1301 m2 (1400 sf) mural by internationally-recognized artist, Shalak Attack, and STEPS Public Art has transformed Wilson Station in Toronto into a cultural space for more than 17,000 daily visitors. Canadian-Chilean artist Shalak Attack’s new mural shows the stories of migration shared by community members during multidisciplinary arts workshops facilitated over…
A new location for the ‘Heart Barrie’ sign was updated to the Heritage Park’s master plan at a recent Barrie building committee meeting. According to a report by Barrietoday.com, Michael Barker of SHIFT Landscape Architecture of Guelph, which is involved in the new master plan, said the sign is to be directly on the entry…
Forecasts are showing the sign and graphics industries are expected to rebound by 2022, according to the Sign Industry Quarterly Economic Report, produced by Information Handling Services (IHS) Market for the International Sign Association.
The next round of the International Sign Association’s (ISA) THE LINK…INSTALL is being held November 3 and 4 and will continue to deliver important connections between local and national sign companies in unique one-on-one virtual networking appointments.
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