Large Format Innovation

Inspiration for your Large Format Business

March 6, 2018

How to choose the right CAD tool

As a packaging or display designer your sole ambition is to come up with stunning designs the fastest and at the lowest cost possible. We’ll show you some nifty features any structural designer should consider when choosing a CAD editor.

February 28, 2018

3 good reasons to automate your large format workflow

Find out how to get more out of your staff and large format equipment. Download this free document and see how An automated workflow will streamline job preparation You can minimize material waste throughout your production process to give your customers fast turnarounds without sacrificing quality Also, find out how to do more jobs without […]

February 22, 2018

Purrrfect! How to design POP displays for pet products

Consumers do love their pets. A lot. More than willing to buy their four-legged sweethearts nothing but the very best, American consumers alone spent more than 66 billion USD on pet food, toys and accessories last year. But while they’re as loyal to their pets as their pets are to them, consumers aren’t as loyal […]

February 20, 2018

How to pick the best font for your signs and banners? Easy!

So many fonts, so little time to decide which one to pick. Still, no matter how pressed for time you may be, it’s best not to choose your font willy-nilly when you’re designing a sign or banner. Unless you’re okay with people not being able to read it, that is. The best fonts for signs […]

February 13, 2018

This machine is a game changer

Greg Painter of FastSigns Helena (MT, USA) explains why he invested in a Kongsberg X24 cutting table. This Esko cutter is gonna rock and roll and make you money “You’ll find you’ll be cutting things that you had no idea that you would be using it for”, Greg takes some time to illustrate the versatility […]

January 18, 2018

4 tips to safeguard your POP display during shipping

Simply keeping your fingers crossed won’t get your carefully designed POP display safely from point A to point B. If you want your displays to arrive on your client’s doorstep intact, you need to design them with the shipping process in mind. From selecting the best packaging materials to pallet packing, these tips will help […]

January 16, 2018

Bye bye bottlenecks! PSP Retail welcomes Automation Engine

Ronald Whitfield, Automation Systems Manager at sign and display graphics provider PSP Retail, has five digital wide-format presses and two Kongsberg tables under his wing. In less than a year, Whitfield managed to turn PSP Retail’s bottlenecked prepress department into a one-person division that is more proficient and processes even more work than the four […]

January 4, 2018

How to choose the perfect cutting table

How will you produce eye popping, seasonal or even customized signage and still protect your margin? Manufacturers of signage, displays, packaging and cut materials are confronted with an increasing amount of small batch production runs. Companies in this business continuously need to engage the consumer with appealing, customized, seasonal or even personalized messages. A digital […]

December 14, 2017

Saved by the POS display stand! How to boost last-minute buys

You’re not one to be tempted by the products those cunning retailers sell right near the cash register, you say? That’s a lie and you know it! We’ve all been reeled in by a strategically placed POS display stand at one point or another. But then again, sometimes we just walk right past those counter […]

December 4, 2017

When sign printing goes wrong … 5 common mistakes to avoid

The great thing about making mistakes is that you can learn from them. That said, evidently you want to avoid making any mistake at all – especially if you’re in the large format sign making business, where even the tiniest errors can become big blunders. Fortunately, forewarned is forearmed! That’s why we’ve compiled a list […]

November 28, 2017

Introducing the Kongsberg C66: the largest digital cutting table for non-stop production

Esko’s new Kongsberg C66 cutting table is the largest digital cutting table for heavy-duty corrugated production in the market today. Size + speed + precision = win The Kongsberg C66 combines size, speed and precision on heavy-duty rigid materials such as corrugated cartons. It’s a flexible and effective alternative to conventional die cutting equipment for […]