Best Practices from Randy Dearborn in Big Picture Online Digital signage guru Randy Dearborn, MGM Resort VP of Multimedia and Guest Technology oversees 52,000 digital signs for his company’s properties. He suggest these best practices for digital signage in Big Picture. 1. No white backgrounds: It looks great in print, … Continue reading
According to an article in the Tampa Bay Times, textbook makers, bookstore owners and college student surveys all say millennials still strongly prefer printed books for pleasure and learning. This surprises reading experts given the group’s tendencies to consume most other content digitally. According to Naomi Baron, an American University … Continue reading
Take a look at the numbers for February from the Consumer Confidence Survey conducted for The Conference Board by Nielsen. The index now stands at 96.4, down from 103.8 in January. To find out more, go to: http://goo.gl/j2nuxT.
Quad/Graphics, Inc. announced it’s acquisition of Marin’s International, a POS display manufacturer based in Paris, France. Marin’s owns a wide range of patents on a variety of display systems, according to What They Think?. Both companies are looking to strengthen their respective offerings, and through this acquisition, Quad/Graphics customers will … Continue reading
Here’s an interesting synopsis of the printing industry economic outlook from What They Think? It shows shipping statistics, utilization, profits, employment and more in our industry. Go to: http://goo.gl/2Xm5gC for more information.
In 2008, domestic automakers were trying to keep what they had and get more of the same. That’s when marketers in this industry decided to make the bold move to embrace online marketing tactics and move into the 21st century. The marketing tactics listed in this article do apply to … Continue reading
RTI Digital Ltd., a supplier of wide format printers, announced a reseller partnership with Mac Papers to drive sales of the Vortex 4200, according to MarketWatch. Based in Florida with 22 branch locations and 18 Mini Mac store locations throughout a nine-state region, Mac Papers is a leading provider of … Continue reading
According to an article in ASI (Advertising Specialty Institute), a direct-to-garment digital printer has made all the difference in the business, A.I.R Conway in Collingdale, PA. This business owner knew his customers were looking for high quality artwork on garments, but they were also looking for lower quantities to be … Continue reading
Michael Cully, president of AIR Graphics in Boston, Massachusetts has been named the 2015 recipient of the George K. Bukovsky Award from the International Reprographic Association (IRgA). He is the 17th member of ReproMAX to win this prestigious award. AIR Graphics has been a ReproMAX Partner company for six years. … Continue reading
Take a look at this article from Rattleback, they explore a specific A/E firm and how they go about marketing their architecture firm with smart content marketing efforts. Rattleback is a marketing agency for A/E, consulting and technology firms. This is a new series of interviews designed to inform and … Continue reading
Take a look at this article originating in Gizmodo and carried by the NRI Blog. If you’re even remotely interested in typography, this gorgeous typeface was almost extinct until a man by the name of Robert Green, a designer in London, spent years researching and recreating the lost typeface. He also … Continue reading
According to Big Picture Magazine, the internationally known print and cross-media trade show will switch to a three-year schedule instead of the current four-year cycle. Reasons cited for the change in timing include an increase in the focus on innovative technology including 3D printing. After 2016, the events will take … Continue reading
ExtrusionBot has another hit with their latest 3D printing accessory that will help reduce filament wastes and costs. According to 3D Printing Industry Magazine, The ExtrusionBot Cruncher is a desktop device that will recycle and reuse old 3D prints into fine plastic to be extruded with the ExtrusionBot EB2 into … Continue reading
Just ask Bud Christy about his new Mutoh ValueJet 1617H and he’ll tell you “The quality is excellent and the machine is very dependable.” Bud purchased his Mutoh this year and could not be more pleased. The 64” width is ideal for printing signs of all sizes and on a … Continue reading
Canon U.S.A, Inc. today announced the official debut of the Océ ColorWave 500 large format printing system. This efficient, versatile solution serves as both a color and black and white printer, copier and scanner, all with a single footprint. According to Canon, this printing system is ideal for both small work … Continue reading