Bosy Colak, President at Kernow North America shares his thoughts on where the future could be heading for the synthetic print industry…

Avery Dennison® Graphics Solutions in Mentor, Ohio, sponsored the donation of approximately 10,000 social distancing floor graphics to the boards of election in three Northeast Ohio counties to help keep people safe when they come to vote on Election Day and at early-voting locations. Installation has already begun at some of the 384 polling locations across Lake, Cuyahoga and Geauga counties.

Brindleyplace, a busy area in central Birmingham, has been transformed with a giant floor graphic created by Ollywood using Drytac's durable outdoor floor media Polar Street FX.

Cardiff University's Print Services worked around the clock to prepare the campus for the new academic year, including printing thousands of social distancing graphics on Drytac professional self-adhesive media.

Nekoosa is excited to launch Trifecta™, a new multipurpose pressure sensitive vinyl used for one-step floor, wall and window graphic applications. Made in the U.S.A., Trifecta™ is a 6 mil universal removable matte white textured pressure sensitive vinyl. This high opacity film is UL 410 Slip Resistance Certified and has an excellent white point and a universal removable adhesive suitable for short-term applications. Trifecta™ will cleanly remove from indoor and outdoor application surfaces for up to 6 months. Trifecta™ also has a stable 90# layflat polycoated paper liner for ease of printing and installation to meet all your short-term graphics needs; especially perfect now for social distancing signage amidst COVID-19.

Drytac, a specialist manufacturer of floor graphics media, has released several overview guides on this key communications application. The four dedicated guides cover the essential aspects of floor graphic projects - such as safety obligations and insurance - in retail, construction and housing, stadiums, and schools and universities respectively.

As the demand for floor graphics increases, it’s time we got more creative.

Mactac® Distributor Products announces a new, thicker liner for its wide-format printable IMAGin® StreetTRAX® non-skid outdoor floor graphic media.

Drytac has been rushed off its feet manufacturing floor graphics products and other media in response to unprecedented worldwide demand, with many customers using miles of Drytac film. UK customer Globe Print alone has printed over 15km (9.3 miles) of advisory graphics on Drytac products including thousands of floor graphics.

Neenah expands its wide format portfolio to address significant market demand for safe signage solutions by offering new, innovative solutions with conVerd Board® Wipe Clean™ and DigiScape® FootPrint™.

Like many print service providers, Quarmby Colour strode into 2020 confidently with a full order book, only to watch in disbelief a few weeks later as its event and photographic exhibition display work dried up overnight.

Drytac has released Polar SandTac Floor in the USA, a new economical print-and-go floor graphics product that provides slip resistance without lamination. This makes installation safe, quick and simple.

Globe Park Print Store has completed a project to install temporary safety signage throughout Marlow High Street using Drytac’s combined Polar Grip floor graphics vinyl and Interlam Pro Emerytex laminate solution.

Kernow Coatings, leading manufacturer of OEM certified printable digital synthetic papers, has announced that their recently launched FloorSharK Dry Toner has now received R10 slip rating using FloorSharK printed on Xerox’s iGEN family. Following rigorous testing and a conclusive technical report, FloorSharK Dry Toner met the criteria required to pass the R10 slip test.

UK digital media manufacturer Kernow Coatings has raised concerns over businesses taking risks when implementing social distancing floor graphics in the workplace.

Offer with confidence the NEW HP Removable Adhesive Fabric—the one print media that can be used for just about any project—including floor graphics! HP Removable Adhesive Fabric has passed stringent testing and is certified safe and slip-resistant for use on floors by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).*

Mactac® announces its industry-leading interior floor graphic products are now available for the roll label market.

Over the past few months, Signs Express have had the privilege of supporting essential businesses including the NHS, supermarkets, and pharmacies through what has been an exceptionally challenging time for all.

Communications and information clarity – or lack of – have been firmly under the microscope in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic. News in all its forms, from the Prime Minister’s address to planned routes around supermarkets, have been drafted, shared, and evaluated more than ever before.

Polar Street FX is a PVC-free, aluminium print media for outdoor floor graphics without the need for lamination. It boasts an R12 slip-rating allowing for slip-resistant floor graphics that can be applied with confidence.

With the chaos that’s insured these past few months, businesses have been forced to create and develop signage that keeps both their employees and customers safe.

Page 1 of 6

The UK's coolest wide format printing trade press website specialising in providing punchy and concise up-to-the-minute news, views and industry opinions ...


SEARCH