Wide-Format's Home at PRINT 13

Wide-Format has its own place at PRINT 13 in BIG—the Wide Format Pavilion, sponsored by the International Sign Association (ISA). The pavilion and related ISA Wide Format Innovation and Application Theater are showcasing the latest in wide-format technologies, equipment, and supplies.

Here, where print pros from sign and display shops have their own “one-stop shop” at the show, and commercial printers, as well, can learn about the latest applications and opportunities in wide-format direct from the industry gurus.

Be sure to check out these exhibitors:

Creative Banner Assemblies (Booth 3584) is a nationwide supplier of sign and banner displays, trade show displays, custom imprinted flags and banners, as well of finishing supplies. Their inventory also includes banner materials ideal for screen-printing and their Titan line of full color digital print media.

DGS - Digital Graphic Systems/Teckwin International (Booth 3984) offers complete integrated solutions, comprehensive tech support, and consulting as well as the best wholesale prices in the market. Located in Miami, FL, DGS is developing a new business solution, “DGS P.O.P. STORE”, a complete and integrated eco-friendly system to produce POP displays, and the DGS PRINT & PACK ON DEMAND SYSTEM, for the manufacturing of folding cartons and packaging on demand, both with the best quality at the most competitive prices.

Flexmag Industries (Booth 3684) is the solution for all magnetic requirements, including Ultramag, SafeMag, ThinMag, Ultramag Digital, and Ferro. At the show they are introducing FlexCoat-EZ, the coated printable magnetic product.

Grimco Inc. (Booth 3787) is a national wholesale sign supply company with coast to coast locations. Their offerings of sign supplies includes traffic signs and blanks, substrates, digital print media, sign vinyl, inks, sign frames and stands, large- and grand-format solvent, aqueous, and UV printers, and more. They are an authorized equipment reseller for HP, Epson, and Mimaki USA. Their branded digital product lines include 3M, Clear Focus, Sihl, RTape, General Formulations, Neschen, and Seal. They also offer exclusive product lines, including Key Banner, Briteline, Pinnacle Banner, rad grafix, and Max-metal.

Membrana (Booth 3784) manufactures SuperPhobic Membrane Contactors which are integrated into inkjet printers as a process improvement that allow increased run speeds, reduced downtime, and fewer print defects. SuperPhobic Contactors can simplify and improve the digital printing process by debubbling inkjet inks before they are jetted. Degassing removes bubbles that can cause starvation to the print head and foaming at the filler.

Reprographic Technology (Booth 3790) is offering inks, toners and spare parts for digital production and wide-format printing, plus innovative print solutions using the latest print technology. At the show they are featuring the RTI Vortex 4200 wide-format printer, powered by Memjet technology, along with the Vortex 850R and Vortex 850S printers.

Vidir Inc. (Booth 3884) is a manufacturer of vertical storage solutions. They are presenting the Print Cylinder Carousel as well as the Hollow Core Carousel, which stores and retrieves printing sleeves, and tooling in vertical placements utilizing unused overhead space.