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A small percentage of bluemedia's output is building wraps, however this application helped grow the company by 200 percent over the past two years. Read about a project the Tempe, AZ-based shop did for the Phoenix Suns NBA franchise in Paint the Town Orange. Learn more about building wraps in Digital Output's December issue.


[ Volume X Issue 45 ]   [ November 7, 2008 ]

 exclusive editorial  > Capture  > Creation  > Output  > Finishing

Paint the Town Orange    
For over ten years, Tempe, AZ’s bluemedia owned one digital printer to create golf tee signs. "We did those signs for three years," chuckles Jared Smith, president, bluemedia. "Over the next seven years, we purchased bigger machines." Today, the company boasts an Hewlett-Packard (HP) Scitex, HP’s Turbojet 8300, an HP Designjet 10000s, an HP 5000, and five Mimaki USA, Inc. JV3s. They offer a range of graphics, both indoor and out, transit and stationary. Ramping up from golf tees to building wraps was, as Smith admits, a bit daunting. "When a golf tee sign fails—no problem. If a wrap fails, you have a big problem." Larger liabilities are intimidating... more >>


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Digital Output Readers’ Choice Top 50
Each November, Digital Output features its Top 50 companies of the year determined by reader response. This year we asked the winners to provide company descriptions and their top three or most recent products. Companies featured are generated from interest in editorial content throughout the year, Reader Service Cards, and visits to our Web site— 2008’s Top 50 winners, as well as Honorable Mentions, represent... more >>

Grand Format Superman
Superman is famous for his ability to leap tall buildings in a single bound. Print providers can earn their own modicum of fame, and perhaps fortune, by wrapping buildings—but not in a single bound. Building wrap demand is expected to enjoy healthy growth through the end of the decade. "We estimate that the building wrap market will grow 15 percent between 2006 and 2010," says Ziki Kuly, director and GM, large format industrial solutions, North America, Hewlett-Packard. The reason for success is... more >>


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