Streamline Your Inventory to Save Time and Money

Many print service providers have a fight on their hands for prime real estate known as “roll storage.” If you have limited space, you know how difficult it is to find room for the different products that you keep on hand for everyday use and the specialty products that are taking up space and collecting dust.

Keeping the right products on hand to reduce inventory will help you save money and storage space. When looking to consolidate, it is important to make sure you select versatile products that will meet the needs of the applications your customers request most often.

Take a look at your current inventory. Do you have different products stocked to create indoor signage, outdoor signage, die-cut stickers, fleet graphics, clear window graphics and to laminate? If so, consider finding products that allow you to streamline your inventory, which means you have fewer rolls to organize, an easier workflow and ensures you have the right product for the right project.

If you have been looking for ways to reduce your print shop inventory by using versatile products, the HP Adhesive Vinyl and Laminates line that was introduced at SGIA last October is a good place to start. A roll of HP Optimal Gloss Air GRP can produce a variety of signage and fleet graphics as well as stickers, while HP Matte and Gloss Polymeric Overlaminates are printable, which means they can be used as protection and when customers request graphics on a clear backdrop.

Noting the importance of having a multipurpose product, William Roll of Signarama in Dothan, Ala. says that his team loves the new HP Adhesive Vinyl line of products. “They grab it for every application they can use it on,” he says. With a high-quality, versatile product in the print shop, you can meet the demands of your customers as well as the needs of your team.

If you would like additional ideas on how to consolidate your print shop inventory or have questions about the HP Adhesive Vinyl and Laminates, contact one of our sales specialists at 800-453-9538 or visit us at LexJet.com.

SGIA Expo Show Specials Extended!

Last week was the final SGIA Expo before it morphs into Print United next year, and we have to say: You went out with a bang! We wanted to keep the party going a little longer by extending our show specials on the all new HP Adhesive Vinyl line.

If you were at the show, you saw the new HP products in action on the large divider walls in the LexJet booth. The dizzying optical illusion graphics were definitely a conversation starter!

We’ve got a limited supply of the following products, so call 800-453-9538* to get them at these super-low prices while supplies last:

Get 1 roll of these vinyl or laminate products for $99 (or 1 of each for $198):

You can learn more about the HP Adhesive Vinyl and Laminate line at LexJet.com. While you’re there, check out the HP Vinyl Decision Guide, which will help you discover the recommended vinyl and laminate products for your next project. The vinyls work great on a variety of applications, such as trailers and box trucks, outdoor signage, transit vehicles, labels/decals, POP and trade shows or indoor windows.

If you have any questions on how HP Adhesive Vinyl or Laminates can help grow your business, give us a call at 800-453-9538.

*Offer available for call-in orders only; while supplies last; one roll of a vinyl and laminate per customer

USA-Made Fredrix Canvas Celebrating 150th Anniversary

Art becomes interesting when it’s timeless — and fine art is only as timeless as the canvas it is created on. Fredrix Canvas celebrates 150 years of producing the world’s premium artist and printable, archival canvases. Manufactured in the USA, Fredrix uses the finest textile woven to stringent specifications, employing both high-tech, state-of-the-art machine coating techniques along with hand priming.

Fredrix has decades of experience producing superior artist canvas and this knowledge has translated into the production of superior printable canvas. Fredrix high-quality canvas produces stunning digital prints with a wide-color gamut that’s color-accurate and consistent from print-to-print.

The Fredrix portfolio of digitally printable canvas continues to grow with the addition of Fredrix 558 Raw Canvas Natural — a 100% natural cotton product with no OBAs that’s an alternative to the typical polyester fabrics and blends.

Fredrix plans to launch its 150th-year celebration this October at SGIA in Las Vegas. Check out the festivities on October 18–20 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

For more information on Fredrix Canvas offerings, call 800-453-9538 to speak with a LexJet sales representative or visit LexJet.com to purchase Fredrix Canvas today — available exclusively in the U.S. through LexJet.

Get Your Free SGIA Expo Pass Today

Join us in New Orleans Oct. 10-12 for the 2017 SGIA Expo! Register now to get a free Expo pass, courtesy of LexJet.

While you’re there, be sure to swing by booth 745 to see the innovative solutions that LexJet is known for. SGIA draws a wide range of technologies and professionals like graphic producers, garment decorators, in-plant printers, photographers, commercial printers, signmakers and more, and organizers are anticipating more than 500 exhibitors this year.

We expect great things at the 2017 SGIA Expo. So, meet us in New Orleans by going HERE to get your free SGIA Expo pass today. Click “I don’t have an SGIA Company ID” to get access to the LexJet-sponsored pass.

Visit the LexJet Fair at SGIA Expo

LJ SGIA Program Ad 07-13-16_02If you’re heading to SGIA Expo in Las Vegas next month, be sure to stop by LexJet’s booth #1448 for some fun under the big top, with prizes, samples, games and educational sessions and demonstrations.

SGIA Expo, Sept. 14-16, is one of our industry’s largest gathering of specialty printing and imaging professionals from around the world. Market segments represented will include textiles, signs, outdoor advertising, vehicle graphics, fine art, soft signage, finishing and more.

In LexJet booth #1448, we’ll feature some of the newest products in our line, including Production Display Film. We’ll also have a full schedule of demonstrations that include photo panel mounting, wall paper durability and GOframe canvas wraps. Here is the demonstration schedule:

Wednesday, Sept. 14

  • 10am – Sunset Professional Photo Panel Mounting
  • 11am – Sunset Canvas Wrapping with GOframe Stretcher Bar Systems
  • 1pm – HP PVC-free Durable Wall Paper Durability Demonstration
  • 2pm – Sunset Professional Photo Panel Mounting
  • 3pm – Sunset Canvas Wrapping with GOframe Stretcher Bar Systems
  • 4pm – HP PVC-free Durable Wall Paper Durability Demonstration

Thursday, Sept. 15

  • 10am – Sunset Professional Photo Panel Mounting
  • 11am – Sunset Canvas Wrapping with GOframe Stretcher Bar Systems
  • 1pm – HP PVC-free Durable Wall Paper Durability Demonstration
  • 2pm – Sunset Professional Photo Panel Mounting
  • 3pm – Sunset Canvas Wrapping with GOframe Stretcher Bar Systems
  • 4pm – HP PVC-free Durable Wall Paper Durability Demonstration

Friday, Sept. 16

  • 10am – Sunset Canvas Wrapping with GOframe Stretcher Bar Systems
  • 11am –  HP PVC-free Durable Wall Paper Durability Demonstration
  • 1pm –  Sunset Canvas Wrapping with GOframe Stretcher Bar Systems
  • 2pm –  HP PVC-free Durable Wall Paper Durability Demonstration

We’ll also feature some of the newest printers from HP, Epson and Canon and a wide variety of application samples to inspire your next project or business endeavor. If you have questions about SGIA Expo, call us at 800-453-9538.

SGIA Offers Free Webinars for Graphics Providers in 2014

SGIA has released its 2014 schedule of free Webinars, which SGIA says presents unique information and fosters important discussion about industry topics in 60 minutes or less.

SGIA WebinarsThe upcoming Webinars cover a variety of topics, including: Business management, sales advice, 3D printing techniques, color management, garment decorating methods, setting up and creating screen printing artwork, wide-format dye sublimation, installing window films and more.

The 2014 Webinar series starts with the session Finding Savings Before & After the Print on Jan. 15 at 2 p.m. ET. SGIA’s Dan Marx will moderate a discussion panel between industry experts on the topic of how companies can differentiate themselves and carve out a competitive advantage by looking to become leaner and seeking new profit opportunities.

Here’s the SGIA Webinar schedule in 2014…

  • 3D Embellishment Technologies: Jan. 29
  • Way To Grow: Feb. 12
  • Who is Responsible for Correct Color? Feb. 19
  • Water Based Garment Inks: Feb. 26
  • Creative Art for Screen Printing: March 5
  • Seven Highly Effective, Low-Cost Marketing Habits: March 12
  • Top Ten Sign Code Considerations: March 19
  • QC for Curing of Screen Printing Inks: April 9
  • Steps for Wide-Format Dye-Sublimation Success: April 16
  • Pricing the Print: April 23
  • What is Your Break-Over Point? April 30
  • Navigating the “Green” Jungle: May 7
  • Selecting the Right Sales Compensation Plan: May 14
  • UV LED Curing Case Studies: May 21
  • Understanding and Installing Window Films: June 11
  • OSHA Came to Call – And Found A Problem! June 18
  • Digital Textile Finishing Technologies: June 25

All Webinars are subject to change and free unless otherwise noted. Webinars are 60 minutes long, beginning at 2 p.m. ET and broadcast online. A complete schedule can be found at SGIA.org.