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Check out the exciting new graphics at the Milwaukee Bucks Arena where West Allis Blue created and printed outstanding graphics, signage and indoor decor. The team at West Allis completed several indoor graphics projects for the Preview Center to stimulate to season ticket sales and suite sales. Some of the design and installation included a 60-foot curved wall print, timeline wall graphics, a 3D model, subtle gloss CNC-cut Bucks antler wall graphics and more! Take a look at the brief video  embedded in this article and you'll see some gorgeous indoor wall graphics...only from the professionals at West Allis Blu
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Check out this article about the professionals at Cushing in Ink World Magazine . The article details Cushing's ascendance in the digital printing market and what they accomplish in their shop as a fourth generation family-owned business. A really positive image for how Cushing does business and why they have been in business since 192
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Check out this article in Print Week detailing the move of the Callprint London office to Tobacco Dock in downtown London. The article goes on to explain they officially opened yesterday and have been performing a "soft relocation" for the past month. The new offices will hold a 25-person staff that includes the London Callprint sales team, the Jupiter Visual Communications special projects division and its 2Creation design division. The location will also accommodate their newest equipment including an HP Latex 335 Print and Cut, an HP570 Latex and two HP PageWide
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The Daily Journal of Commerce in Portland, Oregon just announced their Reader Ranking Awards for 2017. Precision Images of Portland was ranked as the best printing service provider based on readership votes. Each year, DJC asks their readers to rank 40 favorite firms, products and more within the building industry. Voting by the readership occurred throughout the month of May with almost 2,000 responses. This year, Precision Images, a Partner 2 company in the ReproMAX Partner network was the recipient of this award in the best printing service provider category. According to Phil Guzie, President and CEO, “We’re very proud and wanted to pass the good ...
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An Art and Jazz evening event at the Salisbury House Museum in Des Moines, Iowa served as a unique backdrop to bring attention to the newest scanner at Beeline and Blue, the sponsor of the event. Steven Strooh, Vice President of Beeline and Blue, stated the company-sponsored event was a great success. The evening event followed a meeting of the Association of Midwest Museums (AMM) where exhibits were officially opened. Approximately 100 people were transported to the Salisbury House Museum where they continued their experience. Curator and Chief Historian of the Salisbury House Foundation, Megan Stout Sibbel, welcomed the AMM attendees and introduced ...
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Check out this article from Canon Solutions America to help you decide what sort of wide format technology your company will utilize in the future. According to Bob Honn, Senior Director of Marketing Support, there are several key factors to consider before purchasing your next wide format printer. These could prove crucial to your ROI and how your print projects leave your shop floo
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Here's a novel idea: take lots of high school and college/post secondary students. Get 600 national corporations, trade associations, businesses and labor unions together and see if you can't find some common ground to train the next generation in skilled trades. Check out this article from Xerox that details just that--it happened in Louisville, Kentucky June 19-23 where an organization called SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference put on a student competition in a wide range of industries--digital printing was well represented-- where they completed tasks as they related to digital printing. Xerox and EFI helped the students complete pre-press, ...
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ReproMAX is always interested in Partner company employees who make a difference in their business. Each month we want to take a snapshot of someone who brings special talents to their position and makes a difference in how their company operates. If you have someone employed in your company who you think would be the most interesting employee of the month, let us know! Michaela Mullin   Production Coordinator & Purchasing Agent   Beeline & Blue   Michaela Mullin brings an attention to detail that’s downright extraordinary. She is the Production Coordinator and Purchasing Agent for Beeline & Blue (among other titles). But she’s ...
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A prominent general contractor, and long-time client of Beeline and Blue, toured their facility during a Lunch and Learn this week. Even after decades of reciprocal business dealings, the tour succeeded in informing them of Beeline and Blue’s expertise in environmental graphics, also known as indoor wall décor. For this particular client, Beeline and Blue created a marketing piece to help them understand the depth of their knowledge in this side of the digital printing business. They also combined and adapted PowerPoint presentations from HP which they presented during the Lunch and Learn.  Combined with a comprehensive facility tour, these pieces drove ...
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Where The Cranes Are...

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Construction cranes that is! Check out this photo, courtesy Bo Noles of Capital Imaging. This graphic shows where the cranes are in the U.S. and the number of cranes in each city. Looks like Seattle wins...
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Growing Display Graphics Firm Relocates Shop to New River North Office Space – Family-Owned Business Calls Chicago Home for over Eighty-Seven Years – For Immediate Release Chicago, IL – May 24 , 2017 – Cushing, a creative print and display graphics firm, today announced their office relocation to 213 West Institute Place, in the River North area of Chicago. Approximately one-half mile from their previous location at 420 West Huron Street, Cushing has called the River North area home for over thirty years.  Doors open in the new shop on Monday, June 5. There are several benefits to the office move. Production consolidates from two floors ...
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Take a look at this extensive article detailing the efforts of the professionals at BPI and how they worked to complete a company history wall display for JP Cullen a few years ago. The unique display takes the viewer from the beginnings of this fifth-generation family-owned business to today's accomplishments. The article states how history walls are becoming more and more popular with long-standing companies as an effort to establish credibility and tell a company's history.  Plus, you'll find information on how BPI designed, implemented and installed their own history wall to commemorate their 60th anniversary. Go to their website for more information ...
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Check out this press release from the professionals at Canon USA. New capacity for handling media on the Arizona Flatbed makes it a breeze to address short-run corrugated packaging and temporary POP display market needs. The new High Flow Vacuum configuration makes the Oce Arizona 6100 Series an ideal choice for dynamic, versatile large format printing applications
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Wrapping Benson Tower in New Orleans 25 Stories of Image Seen for Miles and Viewed by Millions When the NBA All-star game comes to town, the biggest names in the sporting and celebrity worlds collide, creating an atmosphere like no other. In preparation for the 2017 All-star game in New Orleans, the iconic Benson Tower was chosen to be the graphic showpiece for the weekend’s events. Benson Tower (formerly Dominion Tower and the CNG Tower) is a 26-store, 406-feet-tall skyscraper located in the central business district of downtown New Orleans. Visible from miles in most directions, the surfaces of this office building were chosen ...
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For more information contact: Brianna Long Thomas Printworks 800-877-3776 Brianna.long@thomasprintworks.com Thomas Printworks Awarded G7 Qualification for Consistency in Color Production IDEAlliance designates Dallas & Houston facility as G7 Master Qualified   DALLAS– May 1, 2017 – Thomas Printworks announced today it has been awarded G7® Master Qualification by IDEAlliance, certifying the company’s consistency in color production.             “We’ve always focused on providing consistent, quality color production for our clients,” said Bryan Thomas, CEO of Thomas Printworks. “Our commitment to the G7 method is just one example ...
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Paul Fridrich, CEO and Owner of CyberCopy, was named the recipient of the 2017 Mike Duff Award for distinguished service to ReproMAX and in the reprographic industry. The Mike Duff Award was established by the ReproMAX Board of Directors to honor an amazing professional for outstanding leadership, dedication and loyalty to the industry. According to Paul, “I am honored and humbled that you chose me this year to receive the award named after my dear friend Mike Duff. Mike had an unshakable belief in sharing the experience and knowledge among members…will benefit and elevate the performance of all companies…” He went on to state, “I am deeply honored to be ...
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ST. LOUIS, MO--Lynn Imaging and Monster Color of Lexington, Kentucky was the site of the ReproMAX Spring Conference beginning on Monday, April 10, 2017. A record number of ReproMAX Partner companies from around the world converged on Lexington to view their state-of-the-art facilities and witness the debut of the Canon Oce 1640 Colorado on the North American continent. The three-day conference addressed critical issues including sales management, wide format color production, equipment/FM opportunities, finance and more. The conference featured a line-up of business speakers including Kate Dunn from Keypoint Intelligence and highly experienced ReproMAX ...
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For more information, contact: Brent Fincham Marketing Communications Coordinator 515-244-1611 X 227 brent@beelineandblue.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Beeline and Blue Showcased on Manufacturing Marvels (r) Beeline and Blue announced that its company will be seen on the nationally cable network The Fox Business Network. The production will be aired on Tuesday, April 11 at approximately 8:30 PM Central Daylight Time during a Manufacturing Marvels (r) spotlight. Manufacturing Marvels (r) is a two-minute educational and promotional productions, which feature award-winning production, direction and narration, and showcase American ...
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For more information, contact: Julie Miller Marketing Communications Coordinator 636-537-0555 julie@repromax.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Canon CSA Colorado 1640 Demonstration at ReproMAX Conference Canon Solutions America will demonstrate their newest large format systemthe Oc Colorado 1640 printer, powered by UVgel technology at the ReproMAX Spring Conference at Lynn Imaging/Monster Color on April 10 in Lexington, Kentucky. This will be the first industry demonstration of the revolutionary UVgel technology on the North American continent. The Oc Colorado 1640 is a 64-inch roll-to-roll printer, ...
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...you really can't miss it! Especially when it's in Las Vegas, Nevada and 15 stories high with more than 48,000 square feet of printed material! The numbers on this project are staggering--check out this partial case study below or go to their website for more photos and all the details! What does it take to cover 15 stories of a hotel? How about more than 48,000 square feet of printed material, including the visual and backer. And, dont forget to bring the big crane. This project was produced in February 2017 and installed in Las Vegas during the last week of February, in time for the CONEXPO-CON/AGG Convention at the Renaissance Hotel in ...
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