There is no shortage of Sign Industry events this February! There are more than enough events in this short month to network and stay knowledgeable on the latest technologies. Whether you're planning on exhibiting at a trade show, attending a summit, or just sharpening your skills from the comfort of your desk at a webinar; this February provides opportunities to do it all.Read More Posted in: Event, Trade Show, webinar
We are excited to welcome Graphic Components to our network of Novacryl Preferred Fabricators. Successfully using Nova’s innovative manufacturing processes since 2010, Graphic Components is now a widely-recognized wholesale manufacturer of photopolymer signs for large scale projects.
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2015 is here at last! This year is full of excellent opportunities to make valuable connections, improve your business, and educate yourself on where the Sign Industry is headed. Let us be your resource for discovering relevant upcoming events. Our events calendar is kept up-to-date, and we post a monthly events blog to remind you of the events for the upcoming month. See what January has in store below.Read More Posted in: Event
This article review was written by Keith Francis, VP Strategic Planning and Business Development at Acumen Visual Group.
December 3, 2014 at 9:00am marked a historic moment as Acumen Visual Group and Nova Polymers became members of IIDEX, Canada’s National Design + Architecture Exposition & Conference community of exhibitors. The Metro Toronto Convention Centre played host to Architects, Interior Designers, Environmental Designers and Emerging Professionals transforming the iconic convention space into a vibrant urban village showcasing the best and brightest of our design community.Read More Posted in: Event, News, Trade Show
This article was written by Mike Santos and originally appeared in the December 2014 issue of Sign Builder Magazine.
It’s amazing how a California environmental law enacted in 1986 can effect the sign fabrication industry 28 years later, but that is the case with what has become known as “Proposition 65”.Read More Posted in: Artcicles, Green, News
Sustainability has been a key issue in sign fabrication for the last five years and interesting enough, the key debates never seem to get fully resolved. We still fight over the effectiveness of various methods and this is as it should be since technology changes frequently, and traditional approaches are often revisited. Below is an update of four of the most important sustainability strategies facing sign manufacturers.Read More Posted in: Fabrication, Green
Section 179 is a tax deduction that brings significant tax savings for small business. It does not increase the total amount the small business owners can deduct, but it allows them to take their entire depreciation deduction in one year, rather than taking it a little at a time over the term of an asset’s useful life….which can be up to 39 years in some cases. This is called “first-year expensing” or “Section 179” expensing.Read More Posted in: Continuing Education, News, Productivity, Resources
Innerspec Case Study
Three years ago Cadwell Sign, Holliston, MA, made the decision to bring photopolymer sign making in-house. After processing photopolymer for over year, Cadwell applied to the Novacryl Preferred Fabricator Program. Becoming a Preferred Fabricator entails going through an annual audit to ensure quality, adherence to material processing guidelines as specified by Nova Polymers, photopolymer processing equipment is appropriately maintained, and efficient manufacturing processes have been implemented.Read More Posted in: ADA, Fabrication, News, Processing