Wide-format Printing

Climbing Back to Profitability
February 2, 2017 at 3:41 pm

After losing money and customers for years, Print and Document Services at The University of North Carolina at Pembroke is rebuilding its reputation and returning to profitability.

EFI Connect Wraps Up in Vegas
January 20, 2017 at 11:13 am

The halls of the Wynn Las Vegas were filled with Electronics For Imaging (EFI) customers once again this week attending EFI's 17th annual Connect users conference. IPG spotted a number of in-plant managers at the event from Arizona State University, The World Bank, Arlington County, Va., and Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta, to name a few.

Wide-Format Printer Maintenance: Prepare, Prevent, Prevail
December 6, 2016 at 4:45 pm

As an old friend in the business once told me, “Your printers will break, and your inks will fade.” Yes, that was almost 20 years ago, and modern inks don’t fade nearly as much as they used to, but the maxim still stands — your printers will break. There is, however, quite a bit you…

Growing with Wide-Format
November 18, 2016 at 4:28 pm

Wide-format inkjet printing has been around for a while. Twenty years ago, IPG was urging in-plants to pursue this new line of business, and we’re still at it. The message has not fallen on deaf ears. According to IPG data, 71.4% of in-plants have at least one wide-format printer; 30% of those have two. The…

From the Editor: Penn State Road Trip
November 16, 2016 at 4:27 pm

Autumn is such a beautiful time for a road trip across the rolling hills of central Pennsylvania. But leaf peeping is not what brought me out to Penn State, my alma mater, recently. The university’s Multimedia & Print Center, one of the country’s largest in-plants, held a two-day open house, and I decided to check…

The Next Big Thing
November 8, 2016 at 3:10 pm

No one predicted that wide-format inkjet would open a new market for printers for signage, vehicle wraps, building wraps and more.