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How to design wayfinding signage

Is your wayfinding signage headed in the right direction?

Designing wayfinding signage may seem pretty straightforward, but make no mistake. We’ve all gotten lost in buildings despite plenty of signage being present – “Who on earth designed these things?” –, so there you go! Wayfinding signage not only needs to convey information in an organized manner but also requires taking into account the target […]

floor decal design

How to design and print the best floor decals? 3 tips!

One of the best places to display POP materials is right under our noses – or feet! Ironically enough, floor decals are often overlooked as an advertising medium while in fact they are proven to boost sales and brand awareness simply because people are programmed to mind the floor they’re walking on. The best way […]

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 […]

font signs and banners

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 […]

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 […]

PSP Retail welcomes Automation Engine

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 […]

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 […]

sign printing errors

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 […]

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 […]

Uninterrupted production with motorized roll feeder

The brand new Kongsberg Automate motorized roll feeder increases productivity on the Kongsberg C60 and 64 cutting tables. It dramatically reduces operator time for production of wide-format, flexible materials The roll feeder ensures consistent feeding of material onto the table’s conveyor belt, even if the roll is imperfectly rewound after printing. Vital for uninterrupted production […]