Update: Canadian Accessibility For Signage
September 17, 2014 Posted by: admin No comments
mens room photopolymer sign

Canadian ADA Update

A person taking a big picture snapshot of Disability Codes in Canada in the last three years since we wrote the Canadian Accessibility White Paper may come away disappointed. There has been very little action taken at either the federal of provincial level. Look a little more closely though and a fascinating picture emerges. An industry has emerged of disability sign specialists and fabricators that have developed best practices based on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and existing Canadian guidelines and standards.

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How To Create An Award Using Photopolymer
September 9, 2014 Posted by: admin No comments
Novacryl Photopolymer

Awards for Bold Rock Hard Cider

Acorn Sign Graphics, Richmond VA, recently did a project for Bold Rock Hard Cider where they used photopolymer to replicated different awrads. Bold Rock crafts hard cider from local apples in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. 

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Sign Insdustry Events for September
September 2, 2014 Posted by: admin No comments

September is here and for many it means going back to the classrooms. For us, September is a new month full of new business opportunities and learning.

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5 Steps To Create a Damn Good Photopolymer Sign
August 19, 2014 Posted by: admin Comments: 1

Artistic and Compliant

Photopolymer signs are primarily used to create ADA room identification signs. The design and style of a photopolymer sign enhances the aesthetic of a space and provides accessibility for people with visual disabilities who occupy the space.

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Great Sign Industry Events for the end of Summer
August 4, 2014 Posted by: admin No comments

The end of summer is just around the corner, but the Sign Industry still has a couple of great events for this end of season. Below are a few upcoming events for August.


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How To Avoid Paying $75k Fine for Your ADA Signs
July 28, 2014 Posted by: admin No comments

DOJ Increases Penalties For ADA Violations...don't let this be YOU.

Did you know that you can be fined $75k for a single ADA violation? ADA signs are not exempt from this fine and states and local jurisdictions are getting serious about enforcing ADA violations.

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How To Create Decorative Tactile ADA Signs
July 16, 2014 Posted by: admin No comments
Novacryl PT Series with raised decorative elemnts

ADA Signs Can Have More Than Braille

Photopolymer allows you to create raised decorative tactile elements on ADA signs. Raised elements enhance the look and feel of  ADA signs while often allowing for a unique design approach.

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Free Registration for CONSAC 2014
July 11, 2014 Posted by: admin No comments

Canada's Premier Sign Event

Canada's largest sign event, CONSAC 2014, is coming up in September and registration is now open. Use Nova's registration code SAC33533 to register for free and add booth 411 to your agenda. The show will be held September 19 - 20 in Mississauga, ON at the International Centre.

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3 Sign Industry Events Not To Miss in July
June 25, 2014 Posted by: admin No comments
Sign Industry Events in July

The 4th of July marks the official start of summer along with vacations and barbecues.  While the kids may be out of school by now, there is no shortage of educational events in the sign industry this July.

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Participating in Industry Events and the NSSA Golf Outing
June 19, 2014 Posted by: admin No comments
Dan Brown, Mike Santos, Dave Miller, Paul Tripp

Networking with Peers

In today’s past paced business environment everyone needs to take the time to stop and participate in industry events and network with peers. Spring represents the beginning of annual trade shows and conferences along with the opportunity to participate in golf outings and other fun event.

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