Sign & Digital Graphics

June '17

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16 • June 2017 • S I G N & D I G I T A L G R A P H I C S A&J Visuals to Distribute MASSIVit 3D Printers Israel-based 3D printer company MASSIVit 3D Printing Technologies announces that it has signed a distribution agreement with Brooklyn, New York-based A&J Visuals, a wholesaler serving the sign and digital media markets. The agreement includes the MASSIVit 1800 super-sized 3D printer and the Dimengel print material. A&J Visual will soon receive a Massivit 1800 unit that will be placed in their demo room for customer demonstrations. The Massivit 1800 3D Printer, with its unique GDP (Gel Dispensing Printing) technology, adds a new dimension to businesses, offering print professionals the path for new type of services and applications. JRS Company Adds Duets by Gemini Duets by Gemini, a line of engraving, ADA and architec- tural sign substrates made by Cannon Falls, Minnesota- based Gemini, is now available in stock at The JRS Company's new warehouse in Austin, Texas. The new facility opened in February and serves to reduce ship- ping times and lower expenses for JRS customers. Covina, California-based JRS is a manufacturer of sign frames and holders that was founded in 1962. "Gemini continues to strategically expand our Duets distribution though reputable and respected partners," says Gary Harder, Gemini's director of sign distribution products. "JRS and Gemini believe in taking care of the customers first, as a core value." Ricoh to Sell EFI Wide-Format Printers Tokyo-based Ricoh Co., a manufacturer of commercial inkjet print- heads and office imaging equipment, announces a partnership with Fremont, California-based EFI that will have it selling two of EFI's wide-format printers in the U.S. Ricoh USA says it's adding EFI's H1625 LED and VUTEk H2000 Pro hybrid roll/flatbed wide-format printers to its growing wide- format portfolio through a new reseller agreement. The company says the new partnership is part of its ongoing efforts to better serve customers looking to add or enhance capabilities in the fast-growing wide-format segment. "This partnership brings EFI's top-notch devices into our award-winning portfolio. These additions, combined with our services-led approach, is a powerful combination that provides more ways for our customers to succeed in a rapidly changing field," says John Fulena, vice president, commercial and industrial printing group for Ricoh USA. Universal Products Named as Avery Dennison Distributor Goddard, Kansas-based Universal Products Inc. announces that it has been named an authorized master distributor for Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions. Operating out of its 165,000-square-feet headquarters in Goddard, located outside Wichita, Universal Products offers access to the wide range of quality graphic films and digital media that Avery Dennison offers from a con- venient, central location. Avery Dennison's resellers will be able to take advan- tage of Universal Products' deep stocking levels, world- class service and expertise and its in-depth knowledge and proven responsiveness to customers. Principal LED Announces Lucky Day Contest Winners San Angelo, Texas-based Principal LED, a manufacturer of LED- based lighting products specifically made for the sign industry, announces the winners in its 2017 P-LED Lucky Day Photo Contest that ended in mid-March. There were three cash prizes given out as well as personalized accompanying awards. Finalists were selected based on the creativity application of Principal LED products and quality of the submitted photos. The finalists were the voted on by the public on the company's website and Facebook page. • First place and its prize of $500 cash goes to: Julie Knutsen, Outdoor Dimensions. AMLI Residential featuring Principal LED's street fighter heavyweight products. • Second place, and a prize of $300, goes to James Hubbell, Signs Now. Swedish American featuring street fighter mini. • Third place and its prize of $200 goes to Justin Bellamy, Signarama. Neighbors Emergency Center featuring street fighter middleweight and street fighter slim mod The company thanks all the entrants and congratulates the award recipients. First place went to Julie Knutsen of Outdoor Dimensions and the sign they did for AMLI Residential using Principal LED's street fighter heavy- weight products.

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