Kirkwood has installed a NEW UV press. Very excited to offer this capability to our clients. Stay tuned as we have some very interesting projects that will be running here and sharing with you
Adobe today launched the first public preview of its new Experience Design CC tool, which was previously known as Project Comet.
Experience Design CC is the company’s first tool that is purpose-built for user experience (UX) designers. It takes what Adobe has learned from working with UX designers who currently use its tools like Illustrator, Photoshop and others and distills it into a single product that aims to make designers more productive.
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GPA, McCook, Ill., has entered into a partnership agreement with Holliston, producers of textured cloth substrates for offset, screen printing and HP Indigo presses. This agreement makes GPA the exclusive partner for all HP Indigo compatible products from Holliston, including Pinnacle & Impressions canvas substrates, and puts GPA in a better position to provide new and innovative substrates to its customers.
“We chose to work with GPA because of their technical expertise in the digital market, superior sales and customer service personnel, and expansive distribution network. This new alliance with GPA allows us to deliver printable cloth materials in a professional manner that would not have been possible otherwise,” said Gary Sweeney, Holliston’s senior vice president of operations & business development.
GPA is known in the graphic arts industry for providing unique substrates and backing them up with technical and market expertise. “As we continue to expand our offering of unique media, we are solidifying our reputation as market leaders. Our customers know that when they’re looking for something out of the ordinary or something new to show their clients, we’ll have it. By partnering with Holliston, we’re strengthening our selection of superior substrates for the widest range of printing platforms,” said Greg Kestler, GPA’s director of technical products for pressure sensitive paper and printable films.
GPA now offers Ultra Digital 10 Mil Pinnacle White Cotton Canvas in 12×18″, 13×19″ and 20.5x 29.5″ sheets, and 14 Mil Impressions White Poly-Cotton Canvas in 12×18″ sheets for HP Indigo presses. These sheets are widely used for photo prints, art reproductions, menu covers, luxury good packaging, clothing and accessory hang tags, and in retail and in point-of purchase graphics. GPA remains committed to finding new and innovative way to help their customers grow their business, through strategic partnerships, unique media and knowledge sharing.
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With exclusivity a priority in the sneaker industry, a company called shiftwear wants to launch a shoe completely customizable straight from a smartphone. the lineup of sneakers will be available in three styles – high, medium and low tops. the designated app connects wirelessly to show off high-quality static images as well as animations right on the display area. the moving images do require more energy and that’s why the company is also introducing ‘walk-n-charge’ technology which keeps the shoes powered with every step. Lasting up to 30 days on one battery, the always-on color enabled e-paper flexible display wraps around the sneaker for full 360-degree visibility. it’s also built for all types of weather – made with waterproof materials with soles coated in a durable kevlar fiber.