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New perspectives delivered every other week-ish.

Always fresh, sometimes controversial, usually Wednesday.

Honoring 33 Years of Service

Submitted by Cass Johnson on Wed, 2015-06-24 11:49
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Jun 24, 2015

Today's announcement of  Michael E. Robertson's retirement marks approximately 33 years since he began working for SGIA.

Maximize Your Possibilities – Get Ready for the 2015 SGIA Expo

Submitted by Kat Thomas on Fri, 2015-03-20 15:23
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Mar 23, 2015
The Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA, November 4-6

We're getting closer to open registration for the 2015 SGIA Expo (Atlanta, GA; November 4-6)! See all the newest equipment, applications and trends for growing your graphic and sign business, inclu

Guide Your Business with Accurate Industry Data from SGIA

Submitted by Kat Thomas on Tue, 2015-02-24 12:27
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Feb 24, 2015
The 2015 Specialty Graphics Industry survey is open through the end of February

Share your data (anonymously) and help develop a credible benchmark of the specialty graphics industry.

Success by Association

Submitted by Cass Johnson on Wed, 2014-11-12 12:43
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Nov 12, 2014

Most Impressive Expo Yet

Now Accepting Entries for the Golden Image Awards!

Submitted by Kat Thomas on Tue, 2014-07-22 16:14
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Jul 22, 2014
All submissions will be displayed in the Golden Image Gallery at the 2014 SGIA Expo in Las Vegas.

The Gold Standard in Imaging - The SGIA Golden Image Awards

In Memoriam: Lowell S. Hill

Submitted by Kat Thomas on Tue, 2014-06-03 14:16
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Jun 03, 2014
Proud member of the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association and a featured speaker at the annual SGIA Expo

Lowell S. Hill, a longstanding SGIA member and a screen-printing pioneer, died Friday, April 11 of natural causes at the age of 80, surrounded by his family in Ontario, California.

Honoring Vincent Mace

Submitted by Kat Thomas on Tue, 2014-05-20 09:00
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May 19, 2014
During the time he was at the helm of M&M Displays, Mace was the recipient of more than 200 awards for excellence in the field of screen printing.


Wide-Format Pain Points

Submitted by Kat Thomas on Tue, 2014-05-06 09:24
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May 06, 2014
If all stages of the production process ran at the same speed, then that would be great. But they don’t, and many graphics producers find themselves working to eliminate production bottlenecks.

Recently, I had the pleasure of participating in SGIA’s annual Congress of Committees, a two-day event that brings graphics producers and industry manufacturers together to discuss current industry

Welcome to the new!

Submitted by Kat Thomas on Fri, 2014-03-28 11:20
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Mar 28, 2014
Sleek New Look and Powerful Search Feature Created Especially for the Specialty Imager

It’s time to spread the word: SGIA is reinvented. (But please pardon our dust: Reinvention is hard!)  

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