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Industry News

89 Sign Companies Join Sign MFG Day


A record number of sign, graphics and visual communications companies across North America will invite students to learn more about career opportunities as part of ISA Sign Manufacturing Day 2018. The event will be held October 5, throughout the U.S. and Canada. Read More »

Matthews Paint Introduces Mobile Color Scanning


Matthews Paint and MeasureColor together have introduced a convenient color-scanning tool for the sign industry. Finding a Matthews Paint color formula by scanning an existing paint sample has now been simplified, thanks to the introduction of this device and associated app. This portable color scanner, weighing about an ounce, easily fits in the palm of the hand. Paired with a smartphone or tablet a user already carries, the device is ideal for scanning color in the field. Read More »

Impressive Sign Resurrects the Titanic at National Geographic


OUTFRONT Media worked with ABC Imaging to print the sign using Durst Rho 500 on 10,000 square feet of Ultraflex Supreme 9 oz mesh. Read More »

Profiles of Sign Regulations by Community [Webinar]


This SRF session explores trends in sign code development and attributes of effective sign ordinances across all community types. The speakers will also discuss the successful design elements unique to suburban communities, urban centers, historic districts, and campuses. Read More »

Are you ready for the OSHA deadline? [Webinar]


Are you and your company ready for OSHA's new crane regulations that take effect on November 10, 2018? Gain the information you need to make sure you are full compliance with the law during this upcoming webinar. Read More »

Need an extra set of hands?


Looking to recruit the best employees? More than half of companies in the sign, graphics and visual communications industry have difficulty in finding qualified workers to hire. ISA has solutions to help you find skilled employees to fill this gap. Read More »

Tariff Collection on Components Begins


As of 12:01 am today, U.S. Customs officials have begun collecting a 25% tariff on a list of imports from China, which include some components used in the sign, graphics and visual communications industry. More proposed tariffs on Chinese products are expected at the end of August. The impact of these tariffs may be disruptive to our industry's supply chain, as domestic supply on certain products currently has limited capacity and may have difficulty keeping up with demand. Read More »

Announcing the Launch of ISA-UK


The International Sign Association announces its newest partnership, ISA-UK, powered by the British Sign & Graphics Association. ISA-UK will allow ISA and BSGA to work together on issues common across the sign, graphics and visual communications industry, including codes and regulations, research, workforce education and events. Read More »

33 Days until Sign MFG Day


Sign Manufacturing Day takes place at your company's facility on October 5 to encourage students to explore exciting and diverse career opportunities within the industry. Read More »

Color Management Fundamentals [Certification]


An online certification program in partnership with Idealliance offers the latest in color theory and applications in color for ISA members only. Read More »