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2000 Square Feet of Printed Glass

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An architectural team, artist, and glass company team up to create a stunning kiosk.

The design directive for the Gusto Gelato kiosk on the newly developed Elizabeth Quay promenade in Perth, Australia, was to call to mind the region’s distinct Argyle pink diamonds. The Iredale Pederson Hook architectural team took the brief quite literally, collaborating with artist Pamela Gaunt and the Cooling Brothers Glass Company to convert drawings of diamonds into 130 unique glass panels that form a diamond-shaped façade.

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SPGPrints Expands Inkjet Ink Production Capacity as Part of Digital Textile Printing Leadership Strategy

SPGPrints strengthens its commitment to the textile printing industry by doubling the size of its digital ink production facility at its Boxmeer, Netherlands, headquarters for the second time in two years. Scheduled to open in the final quarter of 2017, the expanded 1000m2 production facility is part of an €8 million capital investment programme. This will also include the building of the new Experience Center, dedicated to driving innovation in digital textile printing.

Mimaki and ITNH Celebrate a Successful, 16-Year Partnership

This year, ITNH, Inc., a leading provider of industrial inkjet printers, ink and media, is celebrating its 16th anniversary since partnering with Mimaki USA. ITNH’s relationship with Mimaki started in 2001 with the Mimaki JV4-160, a large format, roll-to-roll printer. ITNH was already an established nationwide distributor when a Mimaki salesman sent Managing Partner Michael Terlizzi the model to try for a test run.

Onyx Graphics Releases Onyx 12.2 Software

Onyx Graphics, Inc. today released ONYX 12.2 software, the latest version of the company’s wide format print workflow and RIP products.

ONYX 12.2 software features improved RIP and data transfer processing speeds, new multi-roll functionality, job scaling and rotation, and cut workflow enhancements. ONYX 12.2 software is available for the full ONYX software product line including ONYX Thrive workflow software; and ONYX ProductionHouse, ONYX PosterShop and ONYX RIPCenter RIP software.

Highlights of ONYX 12.2 software

Fastsigns Named One of the Fastest-Growing Franchises in North Texas by the Dallas Business Journal

FASTSIGNS International, Inc., franchisor of FASTSIGNS®, the leading sign, graphics and visual communications franchise, announced today that it has been ranked number 16 by the Dallas Business Journal on its annual North Texas Fastest-Growing Franchises list.

SGIA Supports Next Generation of Printers at SkillsUSA Competition

Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) members and staff welcomed 40 secondary and post-secondary students to the graphic imaging–sublimation and screen printing competitions at last week’s 2017 SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC). Students represented 35 schools from around the US.

SGIA has been involved with the SkillsUSA competition since 2012. In addition to setting up and judging the competition, SGIA members provided over $74,000 in prizes for the student winners and their schools.

ColorMetrix.com Has a Brand New Look

We've been working on big improvements to ColorMetrix.com!

We've listed some of the highlights below but please check it out for yourself and let us know how we did. As always, we value and appreciate your feedback and suggestions.

NEW WEBSITE FEATURES 

A CLEAR FOCUS ON COLOR TECHNOLOGY
It doesn't matter if you are a small shop with one printer or a massive global enterprise with thousands of devices that would benefit from color monitoring. Our solutions scale to your specific needs. 

Extreme Vinyl: Keys to Creativity

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It’s easy to forget to keep the most important part of your company alive.

“I will master something, then the creativity will come.” – Japanese proverb.

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All in Print China 2018 Online Exhibitor Registration Open

Exhibitor applications for All in Print China 2018, 7th China International Exhibition for All Printing Technology & Equipment, are now available online at www.allinprint.com. With 9 halls and over 1 million square feet of exhibit space, the 2018 staging will be on a grander scale than in the past. Jointly organized by Messe Düsseldorf (Shanghai) Co., Ltd, the Printing Technology Association of China and the China Academy of Printing Technology, the event will be held from October 24- 28, 2018 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC).

Summa Opens Customer Experience Center

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Beverly, Massachusetts, hub opens in August.

Summa America, a subsidiary of Summa NV, will open its new Customer Service Center in Beverly, Massachusetts, in August. The facility will display the company’s roll and flatbed finishing systems and serve as Summa America’s central distribution center, technical training facility, and dealer service hub. Following a company restructure announced in April, Summa aims to expand its reach in the American market.

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