Mutoh America, Inc., an industry leader in wide-format printers, was recently honored with the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association’s (SGIA) Product of the Year award for the ValueJet 1624X – 64 inch printer in the Solvent or Latex Ink Under 80” category, the ValueJet 2638X – 104 inch printer in the Solvent or Latex Ink Over 80” category, the ValueJet 1638UH – 64 inch UV-LED hybrid printer in the “Flatbed/Hybrid Under $100k” and ValueJet 626UF UV/LED flatbed in the “Tabletop Flatbed – industrial small item decoration” category. The competition recognizes the latest equipment and supplies currently on the market that are advancing the industry.

Drytac, an international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the print, label and industrial markets, has won two awards in the SGIA Product of the Year competition for its innovative products.

The 2018 SGIA Expo will end its first day on a high note with an Opening Night Party at the award-winning restaurant, beach club and nightclub, TAO Las Vegas at The Venetian.

Colby B. Jubenville, Ph.D., has signed on as the keynote speaker for the 2018 SGIA Expo’s FP3: Functional Printing, Process and Products Luncheon, an event serving the industrial printing and printed electronics community. Jubenville will lead a discussion about building a “personal” business.

Massivit 3D Printing Technologies, the leading provider of large format 3D printing solutions for visual communication, has today announced that it will demonstrate how print providers can significantly increase their competitive edge and obtain higher margins with large format 3D printing technology at this year’s SGIA Expo (October 18-20 – booth 2969).

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) unveiled plans to host its first-ever Wrap Team Challenge at the 2018 SGIA Expo (Las Vegas; October 18–20). The event, which gives installers the chance to test their wrapping speed and skills against their peers, takes place each day of the show in the PDAA booth (Booth 4118).

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association’s (SGIA) Women in Print Alliance has finalized the agenda for its breakfast at the 2018 SGIA Expo. Featured speaker Kathy Korman Frey, Founder of Hot Mommas® Project, will lead exercises to empower women in the industry.

Hop Industries, manufacturer of the durable and environmentally friendly Hop-Syn synthetic paper today announces it will be exhibiting at three major industry conferences and expo events this fall. Popular for P-O-P displays, transit signs, ID cards, and more, the full range of Hop-Syn will be presented in a series of live demonstrations and crowd-pleasing drawings.

Rachel Thomas has joined the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) as the new Director of Exhibit Services, overseeing the SGIA Expo and upcoming PRINTING United trade show floors and managing exhibitors’ experiences.

PrintFactory will be at this year’s SGIA Expo to show how adopting smarter color management tools and an end-to-end, centralized workflow solution can help wide-format businesses prepare for a more profitable and productive future.

As of July 17, the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) reports 559 companies have signed on to exhibit at the 2018 SGIA Expo (October 18–20, Las Vegas Convention Center). Filling an exposition hall the size of 10 football fields, exhibitors will inspire attendees as they showcase a wide range of the latest printing offerings and services, from inks and thermal ribbons to digital printers and environmental control equipment.

SA International (SAi), the leading provider of software solutions for the signmaking, digital printing and CNC machining industries, will use SGIA Expo (October 18-20 – booth 932) to demonstrate how large format print providers and sign shops can enhance their operations and increase business opportunities using its extensive software solutions.

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) is hosting a Garment Decorators Luncheon at the 2018 SGIA Expo (Las Vegas, October 18–20). The luncheon will be held on Friday, October 19, 12:00–1:30 pm.

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) is accepting entries for the 2018 Golden Image Competition. The competition recognizes excellence in printing in a wide variety of categories including banners, garments, ceramics and embroidery.

Fredrix Canvas celebrates 150 years of producing the world’s finest artist and printable canvases. Manufacturing in the USA with both high-tech machine coating and old-world hand-priming, Fredrix provides the best of both worlds to its U.S. and International customers.

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) is offering two half-day education sessions the day before the 2018 SGIA Expo (Las Vegas, October 18–20). "Essential Small Business Strategies" and "Wide-Format 101: Essential Skills for Success" will supplement the 72 conference sessions taking place during the show with a comprehensive look at crucial topics.

In addition to hosting more than 500 exhibitors, the 2018 SGIA Expo (October 18–20, Las Vegas) will take an in-depth look at the latest printing technologies, applications and opportunities through its 72-session educational program.

Durst, an inkjet pioneer and manufacturer of advanced digital printing and production technologies, unveiled the latest technology developments in large format print, service and software at the successful Durst Tech Days (May 18-19).

Registration is open for the 2018 SGIA Expo (Las Vegas, October 18–20), show owner and producer the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) announced. Registration for the Expo is free through September 19.

Hop Industries, manufacturer of the durable Hop-Syn synthetic paper, today announces that its participation at two industry-leading events, PRINT 17 and SGIA Expo, was a tremendous success. Attendees had the opportunity to speak with Hop-Syn experts and receive free samples of backlit signage and P-O-P displays printed by EFI and swissQprint. Hop Industries also handed out Hop-Syn synthetic paper samples, which range in applications from anti-theft packaging and loyalty cards to banners and menus.

Hundreds of 2017 SGIA Expo attendees’ appetites for an affordable, high quality multi-substrate print solution were pleasantly satisfied by the introduction of Xante’s new UV4000 UV LED printer last week. “SGIA is such an important event for commercial operations that we felt it was perfect for the UV4000,”said Robert Ross, Xante President and CEO. “They definitely weren’t disappointed and we couldn’t have been more pleased. At a very affordable $50,000 (USD), the UV4000 destroys a significant barrier to profitability for our customers. This is a very sweet spot for shops which have been waiting for a UV flatbed,” Ross added. Attendees were amazed at the range of substrates accepted by the UV4000. Whether the media is coroplast, acrylic, metal, or glass, the UV4000 proved it was the solution that any sign shop or in-plant could easily find useful.

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