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The Women in Print Awards: Elaine Scrima

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GSP's VP of operations has taken the shop from nearly bankrupt to booming.

Elaine Scrima

VP of Operations

GSP Marketing Technologies

Clearwater, Florida

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

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AllSigns Lands a Hole in One with Window Graphics

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Contra Vision dominates a golf store façade.

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.

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Roland Expands TrueVis Wide-Format Family

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Introducing 30- and 54-inch printer/cutters.

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.

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The Women in Print Awards: Nicole Piach

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The co-owner of Digital Print Specialties has made a name for herself as a pioneer in textile imaging.

Nicole Piach

Co-Owner

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

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The Women in Print Awards: Catherine Monson

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Fastsigns' CEO has led the transition from analog to digital not once, but four times.

Catherine Monson

Chief Executive Officer

Fastsigns International

Carrollton, Texas

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.”

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Big Picture Names Adrienne Palmer As Editor-in-Chief

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Former managing editor offers fresh perspective, launches new initiatives.

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.

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The Women in Print Awards: Lynn Krinsky

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Stella Color president proves sustainable practices can equal success.

President

Stella Color

Seattle

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

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SwissQprint, Sihl Direct Part Ways

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'A realignment is … the best thing for our customers.'

SwissQprint and distributor Sihl Direct have announced that they will “amicably” discontinue their 9-year partnership, effective April 1, 2017.

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The Women in Print Awards: Diana Herrera

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'This industry takes courage, and there is no substitute or shortcut for hard work.'

Diana Herrera

President

AP Imaging

Miami

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

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The Women in Print Awards: Katherine Becher

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The owner and creative director of Wicked Wraps has dedicated herself to flawless work and top-notch customer education.

Katherine Becher

Owner, Creative Director

Wicked Wraps

Mukilteo, Washington

Industry innovations: Focuses on customer education and relationships; debunks wrap myths, i.e., “bubbling on vehicles is normal”

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