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7 June 2017

Aluvision, producer of modular systems for stand building, and visual branding specialist Cees Smit will work together to make the exhibitions industry more sustainable.

Events, Exhibitions, Frames, Presentation Solutions, Print Media, Services, Slimframes, Specials, Structures, Textile-sublimation
30 May 2017

beMatrix, designer and manufacturer of modular solutions for stand building, events and displays and visual branding company Cees Smit, member of the Van Straaten Group, have recently entered a partnership. As part of this partnership, Cees Smit...

Events, Exhibitions, Frames, Presentation Solutions, Print Media, Services, Slimframes, Specials, Structures, Textile-sublimation
22 May 2017

On June 1, 2017 Cees Smit will completely eliminate all materials that contain PVC from their production processes. This is the next logical step towards making the industry of visual branding a sustainable one.

Events, Exhibitions, Presentation Solutions, Print Media, PVC-UV, Retail, Specials, Textile-sublimation
17 May 2017

We think in solutions; we are not limited to a product. Whether our customers need graphics for their existing SEG frames, or need their non-SEG system to be converted to a fabric frame solution.
Agam / Aluvision / Bematrix / Octanorm / ...

Events, Exhibitions, Lightboxes, Retail, Slimframes, Structures, Textile-sublimation
10 May 2017

Any brand that takes itself seriously, should take sustainability seriously. However, many companies don’t do more than publishing a CSR or sustainability statement on their website. A statement which is not reflected in the day to day operation...

Events, Exhibitions, Interior/Architecture, PVC-UV, Retail, Textile-sublimation
19 April 2017

A little over one year ago, the worldwide launch of the Durst Rhotex 500 Dye Sublimation Printer...

Events, Exhibitions, Eyecatchers, Frames, Interior/Architecture, Lightboxes, Retail, Slimframes, Structures, Textile-sublimation
20 March 2017

A week after Euroshop took place in Düsseldorf (Germany), ExhibitorLive ...

Events, Exhibitions, Interior/Architecture, Retail
9 March 2017

Flexibility to remain agile, sustainability to protect our planet and comfort as it's important to interact in healthy, comfortable environments. These 3 pillars are at the core of our business when it comes to visual branding. Important, but...

Events, Exhibitions, Eyecatchers, Frames, Interior/Architecture, Lightboxes, Print Media, Retail, Services, Specials
8 March 2017

Sustainability is not limiting the creation of overwhelming brand experiences. On the contrary, it's a great combination. Read more about this in the blog series by Niels van Straaten,CFO at the Van Straaten Group, of which Cees Smit, Inc. is a...

Events, Exhibitions, Eyecatchers, Frames, Interior/Architecture, Print Media, Retail, Services, Specials
7 March 2017

Part 2 in a series of blogs by Niels van Staaten, CFO of the Van Straaten Group, about the four most important elements in visual branding: flexibility, comfort, sustainability and - of course - the brand experience. Today: comfort. 

Events, Exhibitions, Eyecatchers, Frames, Interior/Architecture, Presentation Solutions, Print Media, Retail, Services, Slimframes, Structures
6 March 2017

Day in, day out, we create visual brand experiences for international brands. Flexibility, comfort, sustainability and brand experience are the most important elements in this business. During EuroShop 2017 Niels van Straaten, CFO of the Van...

Events, Exhibitions, Eyecatchers, Interior/Architecture, Lightboxes, Retail, Services, Slimframes
11 January 2017

 With 1,300,000 sqft net exhibition space and 2,500 exhibitors from around 60 countries, Euroshop is both the trendsetter and an indispensable information and communication platform for all decision-makers in retail. 
...

Events, Exhibitions, Interior/Architecture, Retail
ColorManagement
1 November 2016

What separates average from exceptional when it comes to color management? Let's find out..

It's one thing to say one can print great and vibrant colors, whether that is large format or smaller format, but it is another thing to say one...

Events, Exhibitions, Eyecatchers, Interior/Architecture, Lightboxes, Non-flexibel materials, Presentation Solutions, Print Media, PVC-UV, Retail, Selfadhesive Vinyl, Services, Specials, Textile-sublimation, Textile-UV, Visual Magnetics
27 October 2016

Those who are active in the trade show and event industries, often will agree that bigger is better and more impressive. But small can be just as impressive, so it is not always the size that matters. The key is to design smart and use high...

Events, Exhibitions, Eyecatchers, Frames, Interior/Architecture, Lightboxes, Non-flexibel materials, Presentation Solutions, Print Media, Retail, Selfadhesive Vinyl, Slimframes, Specials, Structures, Textile-sublimation, Visual Magnetics
4 August 2016

As part of the “Rembrandt Remastered” project, all of Rembrandt’s works have been digitally remastered and are being exhibited across the world. The next three years, this prestigious collection will be on display in the largest shopping mall in...

Events, Exhibitions, Interior/Architecture, Print Media, Textile-sublimation
20 May 2016

In an industry that is constantly evolving, the need for innovative solutions never ends. LED technology has developed so much over the past years, and it is interesting to see how this has applied to light box solutions for trade shows, events,...

Events, Exhibitions, Interior/Architecture, Lightboxes, Slimframes
6 May 2016

Cees Smit developed THE System, an hybrid extrusion system to build complete booths or tradeshows in a short amount of time. Let's build together! 

Events, Exhibitions, Frames, Presentation Solutions
3 May 2016

Those who are involved in trade shows are most likely familiar with various modular system providers, as well as custom fabricators of structures. Everyone tries to distinguish themselves from the rest. But what really separates the best from the...

Events, Exhibitions, Interior/Architecture, Retail
Durst Rhotex 500 - the first 500 metre Dye Sublimation Printer in the world
7 March 2016

Cees Smit and the Van Straaten Group are proud to announce that they are now the owner of the latest breakthrough in sublimation printing – the Durst Rhotex 500. Durst developed this sublimation printer, capable of 5m wide textiles, in...

Eyecatchers, Lightboxes, Presentation Solutions, Print Media, PVC-UV, Services, Slimframes, Structures, Textile-sublimation, Textile-UV
Heytex Image Header Presse
7 March 2016

Cees Smit and the Van Straaten Group will be introducing a range of new 16-feet-wide print media, coinciding with the announcement of the new Durst Rhotex 500 – the world's largest sublimation printer – now being in production at Van...

Exhibitions, Eyecatchers, Lightboxes, Print Media, PVC-UV, Services, Slimframes, Structures, Textile-sublimation
Image Grune Woche
4 March 2016

The largest sublimation printer in the world was recently installed in our production halls near Amsterdam, The Netherlands. This because the Van Straaten Group, parent company of Cees Smit, wants to continue to lead the way in the development of...

Events, Exhibitions, Interior/Architecture, Retail
Image sustainability at Van Straaten
27 November 2015

Sustainability has been a constant theme for many companies since the 1980s, when the effects of global warming became painfully clear. This is something that should be applauded, of course. However, sceptics point primarily to the obvious image-...

Events, Exhibitions, Eyecatchers, Frames, Interior/Architecture, Lightboxes, Non-flexibel materials, Presentation Solutions, Print Media, PVC-UV, Retail, Selfadhesive Vinyl, Services, Slimframes, Specials, Structures, Textile-sublimation, Textile-UV, Visual Magnetics