Digital printing vs. screen printing: If you had to guess, which do you think does a better job? You may be surprised.
Given the crispness, boldness and process improvements that digital printing offer compared to screen, you may think it's the best method when white is featured in your signage. Think again.
At NGS Printing, we strive to not just meet our customers' exacting expectations, but to exceed them.
It isn't just the quality of our deliverables that sets us apart, but how we deliver them as well.
There's a lot more to acrylic than meets the eye, as you may be surprised by the variety of physical and logistical advantages that derive from acrylic signage.
You'll be hard-pressed to find a better material than rigid vinyl.
Here's a brief breakdown into one makes PETG more resilient - to the point of being virtually unbreakable.
If you're looking to more effectively build your brand, save space or increase customer awareness to the services you provide, decals may be the perfect solution.
You may recall our discussion on polystyrene, which accounts for between 25% and 30% of the material we print on. So you may be wondering: What accounts for the remaining 70% to 75%?
For your next printing job, which color will get the job done right - four color or spot color?
How do prioritize your objectives so the most important ones get first and foremost treatment?
Polystyrene accounts for roughly 30% of what we print on at NGS.
Pressure-sensitive vinyl may be just what you need to make the right impression.
In April, the Specialty Graphic Image Association bestowed NGS Printing with the coveted Sustainable Business Recognition Award.
How can you ensure that various shades of red continue to turn heads?
Here are a few suggestions that will help ensure the picture or message depicted via translite graphics truly shine - in more ways than one.
On June 25, McCormick Place - located just outside of downtown Chicago - will host GlobalShop at Retail X. NGS Printing is going. So should you.
Brick-and-mortar stores are mounting a defense against ecommerce retailers in the battle for consumers' hard-earned dollar.
Our process has helped us maintain our industry leader status. What is our process, you ask? Allow us to elaborate.
Whether you find it inscribed on t-shirt tags or boldly embossed on signage, "Made In U.S.A." imbues a certain sense of love for country.
Second surface printing can take your visual messages to the next level.
If you're considering an in-store makeover, you may want to include your signage as one of the elements that could use a good pick-me-up.
Here are a few reasons why the Inca Onset X is the gold standard of flatbed wide format digital printers.
Does political campaign signage help candidates win elections?
If expertise is what you're after, you'll be hard pressed to find a developer with more notches on their tool belt than us.
Nearly 30 percent of the energy NGS Printing uses in production comes from solar.
For 10 years in a row, NGS Printing has achieved G7 Master qualification in color proofing, wide-format digital printing and screen-printing.
The printing business has a lot of turnover, but that's not the case at NGS Printing, which should come as good news to customers.
So you know what design, color scheme and words will fill out your point of purchase display. All you have left to decide is the material to use.
Just in time for the holiday season, FAO Schwarz is back in the Big Apple.
By getting a better understanding of how the brain works, effective multitasking is possible.
While there's no denying that more stores are launching websites to give customers more purchase vehicles, a recent study suggests that brick-and-mortar locations are key to sales success.
Starting in January, Canton, Massachusetts-based Dunkin' Donuts will shed its "Donuts" moniker and become known simply as "Dunkin'," the company announced recently.
A household name grocery chain for New Englanders is going through a bit of a transformation - starting with its interior signage.
Holiday sales signs and marketing efforts likely won't be in vain, as purchase activity is poised to rise during the all-important season for retailers.
Word of mouth is one of the more effective ways to spread the message, but signage is every bit as important - perhaps more so.
Poor labeling and signage practices is making it harder than it needs to be, according to the results of a recent survey.
Here are a few ways that signage can alert and educate employees and consumers.
NGS Printing is happy to report that we have placed in the top ten of the 2018 Top Shop Awards for Wide-Format & Signage.
NGS Printing's purchase of an Onset X printer represents a significant upgrade for the company's hardware.
Effective signage can help companies communicate, regardless of who their target audience is.
Several factors help increase the speed of digital printing over offset.
Being successful can hinge on your ability to deploy indoor signage that will have positive effects on the consumer experience.
Magnetic graphics are a switchable signage that, due to their dynamic nature, have an increased ability to hold attention.
Every enterprise with open glass surface area can benefit from window graphics.
When brands are looking to advertise their image through translites, some locations are better than others.
Decals are effective and versatile tools in promoting brand awareness and increasing consumer loyalty.
Modern retail stores do not prioritize convenience; instead, they opt for a shopping experience.
Coroplast signage will be important in 2018 due to a variety of compelling factors.
Effective shelf signage like aisle violators and channel strips can increase the likelihood of a sale occurring.
Magnetic graphics are startlingly efficient and effective for their customization and interaction.
Companies may be surprised to learn that they can reduce their carbon footprint by choosing a less harmful kind of ink.
In 2018, companies across industries will be rushing to properly utilize the ultra violet trend.
Retail space owners should keep some things in mind: time is precious, appeal to emotion, and choose your colors wisely.
Endcaps are the most visual display in your store.
NGS was one the first printers to receive G7 Qualification for both screen and digital printing services.
NGS Printing is proud to announce our second Zund D3 L-3200 digital cutting system.
Most of our customers, both new and long-standing, are choosing digital printing.
We recently attended the SGIA Expo in New Orleans. Now, we're sharing our tips for making the most of an industry trade show.
Concrete and sidewalk graphics are a great, unconventional way to increase brand awareness and promote an event or product.
Your display graphic isn't complete once it comes off the printer.
People spend over four hours a day checking work emails.
Revamp your design and printing process to be more eco-friendly with these four tips.
Use these four tips to help your designers create better, more appealing graphics.
It's no secret that mobile and online shopping have drastically changed the way consumers interact with brands and stores. Businesses need to work to combine in-store marketing like point-of-purchase displays and retail signage along with mobile, not against it, to survive in this shifting landscape. One way for them to do so is to create [...]
There's no mistaking how powerful the right words can be. A great turn of phrase can completely change our emotions. It should come as no surprise, then, that the words you use in marketing are crucial to the success of your campaign. Switching, adding or eliminating just one word can drastically boost conversions, both on [...]
NGS Printing is proud to announce we’ve placed No. 23 on Printing News'
The right substrate for your printed graphic depends on numerous factors.
Convenience and consumer self-sufficiency are key to enhancing the customer experience
Going green is a smart business strategy, and NGS Printing is committed to reducing the impact that our internal operations have on the environment. Through sustainable practices, recycling and source-reduction initiatives, NGS is determined to make the Earth a better place for generations to come. In addition, NGS will seek to provide our customers with solutions designed to help them produce products that are inherently more sustainable.
Printed signs and displays are still relevant, even with the prevalence of online marketing.
Choosing a digital printing supplier depends on many factors.
Pantone's 2017 color of the year is Greenery.
Are you making one of these three store design mistakes?
Online marketing is important, but POP displays still have their place.
Composition describes the way color, text and images relate to each other within your graphic.
Floors, windows and counter tops are great spaces for increasing brand recognition and encouraging last-minute sales.
The Pantone Matching System keeps your brand's colors consistent.
Plastic substrates are far more durable than paper ones, with many suitable for indoor and outdoor graphics. They also can provide structure to displays that many times paper cannot.
Come see NGS Printing at booth 3045 during GlobalShop 2017!
Avoiding clashing colors is essential for creating an eye-catching graphic.
Mix your digital and print marketing campaigns for maximum engagement.
Here are two ways to combine your print and digital marketing campaigns.
RGB, CMYK and PMS are three of the most important acronyms in design.
Three acronyms - RGB, CMYK and PMS - are essential for understanding how to create high-quality graphics.
Color is one of the main factors determining how customers view your brand.
NGS Printing was the first in our market to acquire the Zund D3 digital cutter.
Referencing current events increases your brand's relevance.
Grab these four design books for inspiration over the coming year.
Automation is changing the printing industry. Here's how that benefits your business.
These four design books are must-reads for 2017.
These five questions will help you choose the right printing partner from the start.
Make your graphics relatable when creating displays that reference current events.
Knowing terms like prepress, file format and process color helps you select the right printing partner.
These tips help you make sure the colors and edges of your printed graphic look the way you want them to.
Choosing a printing partner for your POP graphics, yard signage or other product isn't a decision to take lightly.
Use these tips to ensure quality color when it comes to your graphics.
As you start planning for 2017, consider what design styles will influence your graphics.
There's a lot of vocabulary to learn when it comes to printing.