Materials

Materials

Many of us use our phones while out shopping: researching products, comparing prices, downloading coupons, taking photos of items to think about later, looking at a shopping list or simply checking the time. So, with so many shoppers looking down at their phones, retailers need to find new ways to grab their attention.

Innotech Digital is launching a new ‘essentials' range of self-adhesive vinyls and laminates this month, which they believe will offer a perfect time-saving and simple to use solution for signmakers and interiors on short term, economy applications.

Thats a wrap! Phototex

November 06, 2018

Last year Eprint collaborated with Bill Davies Signs on a wrap job for a school in Nhulunbuy.

The latest crazy project from artist couple Les Nivaux offers a chance to walk across the famous London Abbey Road pedestrian crossing (made famous by the Beatles) - in the heart of a church.

Innovia Films has extended its existing BOPP graphic arts film range with the introduction of down gauged Rayoart™ high clarity and brilliant white films.

The Tampa International Airport is one of the busiest airports in the U.S. And, like many large airports, it features numerous floor-to-ceiling windows – bringing Tampa’s often-sunny skies, inside. However, these clear glass windows also provide an open viewing pane of the airport’s tram railway system and, of course, any outdoor construction that may be in process. With a dual-purpose goal to create a window graphic that would let the sunlight in, but block out the tram and a new construction project, the airport turned to Trinity Graphic.

3M is offering customers a chance to win a two-person VIP trip on an exclusive yacht in Monaco – worth more than £13,400 – as part of its ‘Colour Up Your Shop’ campaign.

Spandex, the one-stop supplier of innovative solutions to the sign, graphics and display industries has introduced Rose Gold vinyls in both mirror and brushed finishes to its ImagePerfect 6500 Metallised Series.

Swanline Paper and Board, part of the Swanline Group, has launched a new environmentally friendly display board range that is 100% fibre based yet is resistant to moisture. The environmentally friendly product is FSC certified. It can replace many plastic-based alternatives without cost or performance penalty and is suitable for packaging and POS solutions.

Hop Industries, manufacturer of the durable Hop-Syn synthetic paper today announces that demand for its line of synthetic paper is at an all time high. Booth attendance at three recent trade shows, Labelexpo Americas, PRINT 2018, and 2018 SGIA Expo, also exceeded expectations. At the events, Hop Industries featured its line of synthetic paper, and attendees received free samples of the environmentally-friendly substrate. Hop-Syn experts also spoke with attendees about Hop-Syn’s numerous applications, which range from in-mold labels, manuals and tape measures to banners, backlit and point of purchase displays.

Ana Carolina, Finalist of “Bright Young Things Take Hackney” talks with Amy White, Vice President of Brand + Communications at Avery Dennison and Mactac Europe.

Epson have introduced Legacy Textured, the latest addition to its sophisticated Legacy Paper line, offering the ultimate in quality and longevity for artists selling their work. Legacy Textured is comprised of a mould-made paper base that lays cotton fibers down randomly to virtually eliminate curl, and a heavily textured surface that simulates old-world handcrafted watercolor papers. In addition, Epson today announced that its popular Metallic Photo Paper in Luster and Glossy are now Signature Worthy® papers, moving into Epson’s line of paper designed for photography, art illustration and fine art prints.

Long-term outdoor decoration needs to deliver a big impact - on day one, and also over time.

Mohawk Fine Papers, Inc., North America’s largest privately-owned manufacturer of fine papers, envelopes and specialty materials for commercial and digital printing, announces the addition of 15 new colors to the Metallics line, and an innovative new metallic finish called Alchemy to the iconic Curious Collection by Arjowiggins Creative Papers. Since December 2015, Mohawk has been the exclusive North American distributor for this incredibly beautiful line of fine papers for premium print and packaging. True to an unwavering dedication to materials, Mohawk, in partnership with Arjowiggins Creative Papers, introduces the most comprehensive portfolio of color and special finishes in the updated Curious Collection.

Lecta will again participate in the BrauBeviale trade show with its extensive portfolio of special papers for beverage labels. It will feature its latest developments in metallized paper, one-side coated paper and self-adhesive materials at this exhibition which last year attracted nearly 1,200 exhibitors and 40,000 beer and other beverage industry professionals.

Sappi Limited, a leading global producer of speciality papers, announces the launch of Atelier©, a premium folding box board1 (FBB1) that is unique in the marketplace. Available in weights from 220 gsm to 350 gsm, Atelier is produced at the company’s Maastricht mill, which has undergone a double-digit €million upgrade with an innovative paper-making technology that has allowed production of this extremely high quality FBB1 product. Atelier delivers the ultimate in brightness, purity and gloss with a silky touch and feel paired with bulk and stiffness representing truly a new dimension in the folding box board market.

MACal 1169 & 1179 Print & Cut are mirror-like printable films. They have been created for medium-term interior and short-term exterior marking applications, including signs and decoration on windows and flat vehicle surfaces.

Hop Industries, manufacturer of the durable Hop-Syn synthetic paper today announces that its synthetic paper will be printed live at the Electronics For Imaging Inc. (EFI) booth #301, and the swissQprint booth #950 at 2018 SGIA Expo. Additionally, the Hop-Syn team will be on hand at Hop Industries’ booth #3911 to give away free samples of the durable substrate and to answer any questions. The 2018 SGIA Expo will be held in Las Vegas, October 18-20.

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