VP of Operations
GSP Marketing Technologies
Industry innovations: Took GSP from an almost-bankrupt P-O-P display company with old-school tech to cutting-edge inkjet digital PSP delivering 60,000 kits per month
Bristol, UK, print provider AllSigns seems to have the uncanny ability to create graphics out of thin air: The company’s client, Callaway Golf, has AllSigns on speed dial to refresh the 290-square-foot glass façade of its London headquarters whenever a Callaway golfer wins a tournament or the company launches a new product.
Roland has revealed the TrueVis SG series of printer/cutters, featuring 30- and 54-in. models. The series leverages two newly designed FlexFire printheads, 4-color eco-solvent TrueVis ink, integrated cutting technology, and a Bluetooth-enabled Roland DG Mobile Panel. Applications include indoor and outdoor advertising, vehicle graphics, banners, posters, displays, labels, decals, apparel heat transfers, and more.
Digital Print Specialties
Hazel Park, Michigan
Industry innovations: Developed line of specialty print media; among the first to adopt dye-sub technology
Philanthropy: Supports students at Parsons School of Design; served on Olympic torch run committee
Chief Executive Officer
Industry innovations: Manned four companies’ transitions from analog to digital; spearheaded PIP Printing’s transition to online ordering; branded Fastsigns as “More than Fast. More than Signs.”
ST Media Group International, a Cincinnati-based publisher of information products for the signage and graphics, packaging, and design fields, has promoted Adrienne Palmer to editor-in-chief of Big Picture, the leading publication for the digital printing industry.
Industry innovations: Emphasizes sustainable business practices; stayed ahead of the curve with digital technologies and often beta tested new equipment; first digital printing company to earn G7 certification for dye-sub printing
SwissQprint and distributor Sihl Direct have announced that they will “amicably” discontinue their 9-year partnership, effective April 1, 2017.
Industry innovations: Pushes for efficiency and conservation of natural resources; emphasizes cross-training
Philanthropy: Chair of National Association of Women Business Owners
Leadership roles: Climbed from answering the phones to owning the company; emphasizes staff mentorship
Owner, Creative Director
Industry innovations: Focuses on customer education and relationships; debunks wrap myths, i.e., “bubbling on vehicles is normal”