Large Format Innovation

Inspiration for your Large Format Business

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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November 16, 2017

End cap displays: 3 best practices for creating the magic

One of the most popular – and effective – type of POP displays, end caps are an ideal means for both displaying products and boosting sales. The best end cap displays consist of three parts – the banner, the core and the stock – but that’s not all you need to know to make sure […]

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November 14, 2017

Are custom POP displays on their way out? No, they’re not!

In-store marketing practices may have changed tremendously over the last 25 years, but POP displays still make up an important part of the marketing mix. However, POP display designers and manufacturers are faced with changing technologies, while custom POP displays have become the new norm and ROI expectations only continue to increase.

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October 13, 2017

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 […]

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Why sign makers prefer Kongsberg cutting tables

Getting signs finished on time and with that perfect contour cut requires a great workflow and ditto cutting table. Which is why you’re currently in the market for a cutting table with all the works, and preferably some cool extras to boot – are we right? Sure, we could tell you lots about our Kongsberg […]

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October 4, 2017

Value Stream Mapping: the road to zero waste printing

The best way for printing companies to grow is not by increasing head count, but by striving for zero waste through Value Stream Mapping, continuously analyzing and improving processes. Just ask Data Image Group, a UK-based company specialized in wide-format and high-volume print and POS materials. Interviewed by Image Reports, Managing Director of Data Image […]

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