Sign & Digital Graphics

June '19

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40 • June 2019 • S I G N & D I G I T A L G R A P H I C S DIGITAL PRINTING AND FINISHING DIGITAL GRAPHICS She adds that the most popular tools in the graphic industry are the Oscillating Knife for Foamboard, Creasing Wheel for folding corrugated, Kiss Cutting for vinyl decals, Coroplast Knife for coro- plast and corrugated, and the 3Hp Router for rigid material. Colex offers the Engview 2,000 Resizable Templates which are user friendly. "Shops no longer have to stock a supply of custom size boxes and can print and cut any custom box required. This software is a great value at $1,500," she points out. AlphaGraphics Scores Jeff Bittner, owner at AlphaGraphics in Wood Dale, Illinois, reports that the Sharpcut has made a big difference in his business. "Adding the Colex Sharpcut to our arsenal of equipment has been one of the best decisions we have made for our company," says Bittner. "We originally looked to Colex to solve a very specific need and it was a perfect fit. We knew it had other capabilities beyond our initial requirements, but what we didn't know was how much that would impact our business. We very quickly learned that we could keep more of our sign business in house, which in turn reduced lead time and increased the bottom line. We have been very pleased with the Sharpcut and the support from Colex," he concludes. New Developments Drury says that new developments on the market to make it worth an upgrade Sierhuis, a company in the Dutch city of Alkmaar, has increased workflow and extended its signage business with the pur- chase of Summa's F1832 flatbed finishing system. (Image courtesy of Summa) The BHS150 is designed for operation with the Zünd G3 and D3 cutter series. D3 dual-beam technology provides a significant increase in performance and thus offers maximum productivity. (Image courtesy of Zünd America Inc.) (Image courtesy of Summa)

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