Wrapping World

Wrapping World

Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions announced today that it will showcase new products from its expanding portfolio for the automotive restyling market at the 2017 SEMA Show, October 31 - November 3, 2017 in Las Vegas, NV. Under the theme of True Grit, Booth #12173 will focus on the determination and drive of vinyl film installers with product demonstrations featuring innovative new films, including four new colours of Supreme Wrapping™ Film, automotive window films and switchable window films.

Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions announced the winners of the four continents in the “Wrap Like a King” Challenge, featuring Avery Dennison® Supreme Wrapping™ Films, Conform Chrome and digital Supercast vinyl wrap films. The global “Wrap Like a King” winner will be announced at the 2017 SEMA Show on November 1, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. (PST) in Booth #12173.

William Smith, one of the UK’s leading trade suppliers to the sign and graphics industry, has announced the addition of an exciting new product to its ever-growing range of 3M wrap films.

The “Fast Tracks: The World of High Speed Rail” exhibit at the California State Railroad Museum is focused on the future of rail. The goal of the exhibit is to help visitors gain a better understanding of the history of high-speed rail throughout the world by boarding a life-size mock-up of a high-speed Siemens train to see what it would be like to be a passenger and learn more about the technology that makes the train run.

The United States Sign Council (USSC) is accepting entries for the second annual Vehicle Wrap Contest, held at Sign World International 2017. Vehicle wrap advertising, commercial fleet graphics and other graphics markets are in growth mode. The goal of the competition is to provide a showcase for this highly respected art form.

Vehicle graphics specialist RGVA has created a free guide to vinyl wrapping that could potentially save businesses thousands of pounds, by helping them avoid sub-standard livery applications and second-rate workmanship.

Considered a ‘game changer’, Arlon SLX, a premium cast 50-micron Gloss White repositionable film with FLITE air release technology, is fast becoming a favourite with industry professionals.

Expert graphics installer Rob Ivers, Rob Ivers Inc. (Raymore, Missouri) says customers want one-stop graphics shopping.

3M Print Wrap Film IJ180mC is a range of premium cast 50 micron wrapping films suitable for applications on to flat, curved and corrugated surfaces with or without rivets.

A premium cast 50-micron Gloss White repositionable film with FLITE air release technology, Arlon SLX is considered to be “a game changer” when it comes to print wrap films for partial vehicle and fleet applications.

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA), owner and producer of the 2017 SGIA Expo (New Orleans, October 10–12), is pleased to announce three single-day sessions of the Wrap Like a Pro workshop led by Rob Ivers, Rob Ivers, Inc. (Raymore, Missouri) and Shane Courtney, Core Graphics & Signs, LLC (Tallahassee, Florida).

Spandex, the one-stop supplier of innovative solutions to the sign, graphics and display industries, has supplied 3M Print Wrap Film IJ180mC to signage and printing company Slam Signs for its latest vehicle wrapping project on behalf of the Cats Protection charity.

Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions announced that the fifth annual “Wrap Like a King” Challenge will run July 1 through September 15, 2017. This year’s Challenge will feature a new Continent Wrap King title, to be awarded between the announcement of Regional Wrap Kings and the crowning of the “King of the Wrap World.” Due to increasing global interest in 2017, Avery Dennison is adding Mainland China, Japan and South Korea, while dividing Europe into four distinct regions.

Today Arlon announces the global commercial launch of two new innovative products and a new technology for vehicle and fleet applications. SLX™ Cast Wrap is a premium gloss white repositionable cast film with FLITE Technology™. Designed for the single installer, this film allows for a fast wrap and superior repositionability for full and partial, vehicle and fleet applications. FLITE Technology is a lite contact system allowing graphics to float over a substrate until firm pressure is applied. It guarantees the fastest installation while ensuring long-term bond, conforming effortlessly around rivets, complex curves and deep channels. In addition to SLX Cast Wrap, Arlon has also launched a new cast overlaminate, Series 3270, which was designed to be used with SLX Cast Wrap for optimum performance of the film.

Patrick Charrier of Bazoom Studio, France, is the winner of FESPA’s World Wrap Masters Design Competition. The winning design will be applied, by the world's best vinyl installers, to a speedboat used by the Haugaard Racing Team in the 2017 World Formula 4 UIM Powerboat Championship.

Knifeless Tape Technology from 3M takes all the worry out of cutting and trimming during vehicle wrapping. This new range from 3M enables car wrappers and installers to cut through graphic film with sharp, clean lines and curves without the need for a blade, leaving a smooth finish and causing no damage to the surface of the film.

Spandex, the one-stop supplier of innovative solutions to the sign, graphics and display industries has announced the availability of the new 3M™ Wrap Overlaminate Series 8900. The series of specialty overlaminates provides graphic producers and wrappers with endless possibilities to innovate and further customise projects.

Mactac offers customers a unique Matt Chrome vehicle wrapping film - where liquid meets metal. Responding to car owners who want new and unique vehicle wraps, Mactac has developed a ground-breaking metallic film with a matt surface.

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