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HP Updates WallArt Software for Decorative Printers

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Web-to-print platform offers real-time ordering.

HP has revealed WallArt Suite, the newest version of its web-to-print platform designed for small- to medium-sized PSPs working with wallcoverings. The cloud-based system is free for HP Latex customers and offers features tailored to the design process, quotes, customer orders, and more.

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Changing Laws for Gun Control: A Signage Opportunity?

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Texas print shop turns hot topic into profit.

Where many saw a political debate stirring after a law permitting licensed open carry in Texas took effect on January 1, the team at the SpeedPro Imaging in Irving saw a business opportunity.

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Roland Adds Benchtop UV Flatbed Printer

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The VersaUV LEF-300 features expanded printing area.

Roland has introduced the VersaUV LEF-300, a new 30-in. benchtop UV-LED flatbed printer for graphics printing on a variety of substrates, including three-dimensional objects. The new model extends the width of the LEF-20 by 10 in., bringing the printable area to 30 x 13 in. on objects up to 3.94 in. thick. Possible media include PET, ABS, polycarbonate, TPU, leather, phone and laptop cases, signage, and promotional products; a built-in vacuum table holds thin and soft materials in place to simplify setup and reduce mistakes.

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Trio Establishes Vanguard Digital Printing Systems

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Former CET Color veterans launch new venture.

The unveiling of Vanguard Digital Printing Systems has been announced by its three co-founders: Dave Cich, Jim Peterson, and Jim Case.

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Universal Graphics Takes on Covert Rebranding

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Hundreds of vehicles wrapped in secrecy.

To tackle the nation’s largest rebranding in 20 years, telecommunications giant eir turned to Universal Graphics to wrap a fleet of 1750 vans – with the first 205 to be completed within five weeks under a veil of secrecy. The graphics were printed on an HP Latex 3000 printer onto 3M wrapping film.

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SGIA Promotes Safety Recognition

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2016 program now open for enrollment.

SGIA has announced its annual Safety Recognition Program, a free plan created to promote awareness of safety in the workplace. SGIA members who enroll by January 31 will participate in a bimonthly checklist designed to help PSPs identify potential safety issues throughout their shops.

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3D Printed Ceramics for Jet Engines, Manufactured on a $3000 Printer

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Aerospace researchers unveil new additive manufacturing techniques for super strong ceramic outputs.

Researchers at HRL Laboratories (Malibu, California), a physical science and engineering research firm, have announced the discovery of a method for 3D printing high-tech ceramics that can be used in high-stress environments, such as rockets, jet engines, space shuttles, insulation for computer chips, and ball bearings.

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Dye Sublimation Outfits Olympic Hopefuls

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Epson sponsors team with swimsuits printed on SureColor F-Series.

The US national synchronized swimming team performed this September in Times Square in a multicolored see-through swimming pool to promote their efforts to reach the 2016 Olympics. The athletes sported custom suits designed by Triflare and printed on the Epson SureColor F-Series of dye-sublimation printers.

Check out more great print projects from our November/December issue:

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Ricoh Scoops up DTG with AnaJet Acquisition

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Looks to industrial inkjet market.

Ricoh has acquired direct-to-garment printer manufacturer AnaJet. Keep reading on our sister site.

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