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25% Tariff on Chinese Goods

The Trump administration recently placed a 25% tariff on many Chinese goods coming into the United States, including on some components that the sign, graphics and visual communications industry uses for printing purposes. This is a different tariff than Section 232, which placed a 10% tariff on steel and 25% tariff on aluminum in March 2018.

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Chicago Sign Summit Targets Significant Solutions

The International Sign Association, the Illinois Sign Association and the Small Business Advocacy Council (SBAC), recently hosted the Chicago Sign Summit, where dozens of Chicago-area sign companies met to generate ideas to make the Windy City a better place for the sign, graphics and visual communications industry to succeed.

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How-To Guide for Wide Format Expansion

A new white paper from ISA, "Leveraging the Wide Format Application Opportunity," provides a road map to wide format printers who are interested in growing their businesses.

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2018 Pulse of the Industry Now Available

Hundreds of companies responded to the 2018 Pulse survey, and the analysis is now available for ISA and Affiliated Association members only.

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Qer Q2 2018

Quarterly Economic Report Shows Strong 2018 & 2019

The sign, graphics and visual communications industry is enjoying solid growth thanks to a strong global economy and the availability of new products, according to the ISA Sign Industry Quarterly Economic Report.

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Zoning Practice 2018 07 Page 1

Sign Regulations to Encourage Creative Design

Flexible and reasonable sign regulations make it easier for sign companies to create the kinds of signs their customers and communities will find attractive. And this month's Zoning Practice article will reach thousands of practicing planners.

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Member Spotlight: Ken Soday

Working on sign code issues for the industry means taking time away from his business, but it is a sacrifice Ken happily makes. "I've always felt like somebody needs to stand up for the people who aren't standing up. A lot of companies don't realize how this benefits them. Somebody has to do it. I have a passion for it, so I might as well do it."

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Industry Veteran Craig Campbell Joins ISA

Craig Campbell, former market manager-graphic innovations for ORAFOL Americas, has joined the International Sign Association as director, strategic initiatives. In his new role, Campbell will be responsible the development of new programs and services and outreach to niche groups. Campbell will begin his new role July 9 and will be working out of the ISA offices in Alexandria, Virginia.

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