ST Media Group International, a Cincinnati-based publisher of information products for the design and signage and graphics industries, announced that Gail Flower has joined the staff of Screen Printing magazine as editor. She brings more than 20 years of experience editing high-tech publications in the electronics industry and other fields, most recently working as editor-in-chief of SMT and Advanced Packaging magazines for PennWell Corp. in Nashua, NH.
Despite the demonstrable savings of capillary film over direct emulsion in reduced labor time, faster stencil throughput, fewer touchups and makeovers, and ease of use, the perceived comparatively higher material cost per given stencil area has been a significant hurdle to the wider use of capillary-film stencils.
Exposition, trade show, and educational programming for shops that specialize in promotional products. Professional development January 11-12; exhibits open January 13-15, Las Vegas, NV. Contact Promotional Products Association Int’l, 3125 Skyway Cir. N., Irving, TX 75038, 800-426-7724, Web: www.theppaiexpo.org.
A two-day conference that will present glassmakers and glass decorators with the latest decoration trends and new developments for the flat- and container-glass industries, Maritim Konferenz hotel in Darmstadt (Frankfurt), Germany. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org, 44-1342-315032, www.glassprint.org.
A showcase of the latest advances in UV/EB technology, Nice Acropolis Convention and Exhibition, Nice, France. Contact Vincentz Network GmbH & Co. KG, Plathnerstr. 4c, 30175 Hannover, Germany, 49 511 9910 000, e-mail: email@example.com, Web: www. european-coatings.com.
Designed to bring together sign makers and sign buyers from across the industry and offer a conference and daily seminars to cover business-related topics, offer demonstrations, and showcase techniques and innovations. Contact The Sign Show, 1st Floor Offices, 27-31, Church Rd., Lawrence Hill, Bristol, BS5 9JJ, United Kingdom, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Web: www.thesignshow.co.uk.
Will focus on products for the fall and holiday selling seasons and offer suppliers a platform to introduce their new products and catalogs for 2010. Wil feature tracks for corproate gifts and incentive/recognition programs, Sands Expo Center, Las Vegas, NV. Contact ASI, 4800 Street Rd., Trevose, PA 19053, 800-546-3300, fax: 800-546-6381, Web: www.asishow.com.
Exposition and conference for the decorated-apparel and imprinted-sportswear industries, Cobb Galeria Centre, Atlanta, GA. Contact 800-933-8735, 770-291-5409 (int'l), Web: www.issshows.com.
SGIA's annual convention, exhibition, and seminars for the screen-printing and graphic-imaging industries, New Orleans, LA. Contact Specialty Graphic Imaging Association International (SGIA), 10015 Main St., Fairfax, VA 22031, 703-385-1335, fax: 703-273-0456, e-mail: email@example.com, Web: www.sgia.org.
The Brother International Corp. Industrial Products Div., Bridgewater, NJ, now offers a printhead-cleaning service for its GT-541 and GT-782 garment printers. The service allows owners of Brother inkjet garment printers to ship their printheads to Brother to be cleaned to enhance printer performance.