Events in the Sign Industry Fit for March Madness
February 26, 2015 Posted by: admin No comments
March Sign

2015 is proving to be a great year so far, and March is no exception. Discover opportunities to engage and interact with professionals from all facets of the sign industry with the events, workshops, and webinars March has to offer.

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Brands, Wayfinding, and Community: How Signs Permeate our Environment
February 12, 2015 Posted by: Mike Santos No comments
Supermarket Aisle

Signs permeate our urban and suburban environments. As commercial brands have embraced design, so have communities. Discover how wayfinding, graphics and signage have evolved to become landmarks of our living environment.

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Equipment Financing and 2015 Economic Conditions
February 3, 2015 Posted by: Mike Santos No comments
2015 Economic Growth - Finance your new Equipment

A couple months ago, we detailed how section 179 could help you save money on the purchase of new equipment.

As a reminder, Section 179 is a tax deduction that brings significant tax savings for small businesses.

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Sign Industry Events Make For a Busy February
January 26, 2015 Posted by: Mike Santos No comments
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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.

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Nova Polymers adds Graphic Components as a “Novacryl Preferred Fabricator”
January 8, 2015 Posted by: admin No comments
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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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Sign Industry Events to Kick Off 2015
January 6, 2015 Posted by: Mike Santos No comments
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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.

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Catch Up on Industry Reading this Holiday
December 22, 2014 Posted by: Mike Santos No comments
NP - Holiday Reading

Throughout the year, we've written about the sign industry, ADA compliancy, and the Nova Polymers product line. If you missed some of our resources this year, here's a "Greatest Hits" list of our best articles in 2015.

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IIDEX 2014 Review
December 16, 2014 Posted by: Mike Santos No comments
IIDEX 2014

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.

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Proposition 65 and the Sign Industry
December 11, 2014 Posted by: Mike Santos Comments: 1
Prop 65 and Signage

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”.

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Sustainability in Signage
December 1, 2014 Posted by: admin No comments
Sustainability in Signage

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.

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