The wide (format) world of sports

April 1st, 2020

When it comes to printing fabrics, the wide world of sports is beginning to live up to its name. By Jeff Moravec In sports, it’s always about competition—and revenue. As sports teams have established new revenue streams (such as sponsorships that require stadium advertising) and worked to enhance the game-day experience for fans with splashy […]

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Eight-story banner helps Seattle sizzle

March 1st, 2019

The new mixed-use building 9th & Thomas, located in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood, takes a fresh approach to commercial space with floor-to-ceiling glass, gardens, integrated outdoor decks and a welcoming lobby that serves as a community living room. Developed by the Redman family, whose Sellen Construction Company occupied the site for 70 years, the […]

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Fabric banners, signage and displays help guide visitors—and are getting smarter all the time.

March 1st, 2019

Advances in digital and interactive technologies are heralding a new era in museum graphics, banners and signage, creating opportunities for the printed banner industry from conventional signage printing markets to crossover areas such as interactive displays. A combination of factors is contributing to this: We are seeing incremental improvements as well as new developments in […]

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SEG graphics find more appeal with architectural clients

August 1st, 2018

Ask average consumers what springs to mind when they hear the words “signs and banners,” and they’ll likely describe wayfinding placards and lengths of logo-imprinted fabric hanging from street poles. And although placards and pennants have their place in the sign and banner arena, this is a market segment with innovative and expanding applications in […]

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Midwest Awnings opens after fire

April 1st, 2016

After fire tore through its Cameron, Ill., manufacturing facility in December, Midwest Awnings Inc., Galesburg, Ill., is open at a temporary location north of the original plant. No employees were injured in the blaze; however, there was a lot of fabric in the building at the time of the fire. Midwest Awnings manufactures awnings, shades, […]

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