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ORAFOL says it has found a solution to the challenge posed by decorating the heavily contoured sides of caravans and motorhomes – especially those with photographic images as above.
ORACAL has extended the range of its 970 Premium Shift Effect Cast films adding five new ‘shade shifting’ colours. The new colours are: Pearl Symphony, Avocado, Amethyst, Aquamarine and Ultramarine violet.
Jim Miller, owner of Millers Decals, USA, has won the prestigious title of World Wrap Master at FESPA Digital 2016.
William Smith says Arlon’s new Ultimate Premium Plus Chrome Series vehicle wrapping film is set to give added polish to the range of effects that wrappers can create with full or part wraps, accent work and detailing.
The Richard Childress Racing (RCR) Graphics Center has created a full Roland DGA wrap for the team’s No. 33 Chevrolet, to be driven by rookie of the year contender Brandon Jones in the NASCAR XFINITY Series race on Sat., Feb.…
As part of its increasing commitment to supporting young people in print, Hybrid Services has created the Mimaki Vehicle Wrap Lab (MVWL) at the country’s foremost motorsport engineering education establishment - Oxford Brookes University - supplying a Mimaki wide format…
Hexis UK has announced the immediate availability of V200WG1, a high opacity conformable gloss PVC print film that is ideal for fleet graphics. Able to resist low and high temperatures, and high humidity conditions, it can be wet or dry…
FESPA’s World Wrap Masters - in collaboration with partners Avery Dennison and Mimaki – is all set where wrappers will battle it out head to head to take the last place in the World Wrap Masters Series Final.

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January 05, 2016
When Esign Media’s team of 3M Approved Vehicle Wrappers were challenged by managing director Zak Pickering to come up with a wrap design project using 3M IJ180Cv3 (supplied by William Smith) for one of the firms company cars, he hadn’t…
An ORAFOL decorated Boeing 757 recently created history by being the first commercial passenger airliner to land on a blue-ice runway in Antarctica. The aim was to research the potential for utilising conventional passenger planes for the blue-ice landings instead…
It has been said I’m quite partial to the odd old motor or two, and I would be pretty crap at my job if I didn’t actually like the subject matter, but when presented with a rather lovely looking V12…
3M believes its next generation of environmentally friendly wrap media, Envision 480 Print Wrap Film, looks set to outperform even some of its own industry favourites.
Spandex has introduced new diamond effect films to its ever growing portfolio of Avery Dennison Supreme Wrapping Films (SWF). The new diamond collection offers an ultra-metallic finish in five colours: white, red, blue and amber plus one limited edition -…
Spandex has added the new two-tone ORACAL 970 Premium Shift Effect Cast film to its vehicle wrapping product portfolio. The film has a unique shade shifting effect where the colour changes depending on the viewing angle.
Large format specialist PressOn, based in Chatham, Kent has wrapped the next World Land Speed Record attempt car – BLOODHOUNDSSC - which was unveiled in London last month. On 15 October 2016 Royal Air Force fighter jet pilot, Andy Green,…
HEXIS Bodyfence is a 155µ ultra-clear self-adhesive polyurethane film specifically designed for the protection of vehicle bodies. It protects vehicle paint from chipping, scratches and minor dents, as well as insects, UV rays, and car wash brushes. The film is…
Avery Dennison is adding to its Digital Cast Films range with a new high performance MPI 1104 Cast Films Series for vehicle and building wrapping.
Northamptonshire based Core Motorsport Services provides design, development and trackside support services to both individual race teams and series organisers.
HEXIS has announced a new range of high gloss, mirror effect cast films, branded HX30000 Super Chrome, available in seven colours – red, purple, green, blue, titanium, silver and gold.
West Midlands based Sign & Graphics Services offers a full range of wide format print services to the retail, exhibition and sign and graphics industries, and in the process has established itself as something of a specialist in out-of-the-ordinary vehicle…
Avery Dennison has kicked off its summer ‘Wrap Like a King’ vehicle wrap challenge which runs until 30th September. Vehicle wrap installers from 42 countries around the globe can now submit commercial or colour change wrap projects which will be…
Avery Dennison is to sponsor Team LottoNL-Jumbo cycling team for the next two seasons. The team has an extensive fleet of team cars, trucks and busses, which all need to be supplied with the team colours and various sponsor logos.
Avery Dennison has added a further four new colours to its Supreme Wrapping Film range, including two new ‘spark’ films and a really cool looking hidden gold.
Here’s something a little bit different. I got a call from a certain David Bartrum (team principal at the quite famous Motorbase team) who wanted me to add a little flair to the walling within the team’s garage at Silverstone.…
We think there is going to be a big demand in the UK for this new ‘Mod Look’ ORAFOL line of premium car wrapping films – ORACAL 970 Premium Shift Effect Cast shade shifter films. All the old Mod’s are…
Kiss Lajos from Hungary has retained his title of FESPA World Wrap Master for the second year running, at FESPA 2015 Global Expo (18-22 May 2015) in Cologne. Marco Dittl from Germany and Jeremy Gayet from France, took second and…
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