Wrapping World

PressOn, the large format digital printing company based in Chatham, Kent, have worked again with the team behind the World’s fastest and most advanced racing car, BLOODHOUND SSC; this time, wrapping the tail fin as it hit speeds of 210mph on its first public trial run at Newquay Airport in Cornwall.

Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions announced that Lei’d Low by Nick Caminiti, car wrap installer at Exotic Graphix from Australia, was named the King of the Wrap World in the “Wrap Like a King” Challenge at the 2017 SEMA Show. Caminiti competed against 159 other installers from 19 countries to earn the title of “King of the Wrap World” for 2017.

Southwest Airlines celebrates Disney/Pixar's all-new, big-screen adventure "Coco" in high-flying style this fall with a comprehensive program that includes a Boeing 737-700 aircraft emblazoned with the vibrant "Coco" logo and artwork inspired by the film. The aircraft will fly among the carrier's nearly 100 destinations throughout the United States, Mexico, Central America, and Caribbean through the end of 2017. As the largest domestic carrier in the U.S. serving more than 115 million passengers yearly*, Southwest Airlines connects People every day to what is important in their lives. With Disney/Pixar's "Coco," Southwest connects its Customers to an all-new story that's both exciting and inspiring. The film opens in U.S. theaters on Nov. 22, 2017.

OKI Data Americas, a world-class printing technology leader, will share its latest technology in cutting-edge vehicle wrap solutions at SEMA 2017, taking place Oct. 31-Nov. 3, 2017 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. As the trend and demand for personalization and customization in vehicle wraps soars, OKI will spotlight the capabilities of its award-winning ColorPainter M-64s wide-format printer, which provides unparalleled outdoor longevity and color saturation of vehicle wraps, at its booth #51819.

HEXIS, one of the key players in the vinyl industry, strengthen their position in the Americas! We will be happy to share our news on the latest product developments, especially on automotive specialties.

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.

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