Using Mactac media, Loris Printing in Sandusky, Ohio, has added full colour graphics to an exterior brick wall at the premises of Tuffman Equipment and Supply. The new graphic provides a clearer and more striking way of promoting the company’s latest branding and messaging.

When I do a training session on Drytac products with end users and installers, I usually start by asking if anyone has ever had an issue with an installation. Usually, a few people sheepishly put up their hand. I then ask the follow up question: “Has anybody ever had an issue with removal of a graphic?” and just about everybody puts up their hand.

Spandex is calling on its customers to share ‘before and after’ images of their most Inspired Interiors using 3M products for a chance to win €1,000 to spend with Spandex on 3M film products.

After a year like no other, many financial predictions suggest the UK will see positive growth during the remainder of 2021 and into 2022. With retail and hospitality once again trading, albeit with some restrictions, and events, exhibitions and tourism to come soon, Innotech Digital has announced a support scheme to help customers overcome short-term cashflow issues and get back to trading as soon as possible. While government schemes, such as furlough and the bounce back loans, have helped companies stay afloat, Innotech believes the sign and print industry also needs to help itself to meet the challenges of getting business moving again. Effective immediately, Innotech is offering all existing and new customers a guaranteed 30-day credit limit of at least £500.

Guandong, known on the European market as the Specialities Specialist, is increasingly oriented towards 360-degree communication with all the players in the supply chain, both in visual communications and interior decoration. “For some time now, we have not only been using agents, dealers and printers as our interlocutors, but also architects, designers and retailers, that is, all those who can be considered influencers and end users of our products”, explains Daniele Faoro, Guandong’s Team Principal. Over the past few months, Guandong has developed many innovative tools to promote operational collaboration and dialogue between printers and end consumers, starting with the new MM21 Collection interactive digital catalogue, which presents Guandong’s vast and ever-expanding range of products and solutions in 5 different languages. Then there is the new App for smartphones, with an intuitive interface and a gallery full of images and videos illustrating the countless applications of Guandong materials.

Specialist HP 3D print and technical imaging distributor ArtSystems has been chosen by HP to bring their growing range of wide format media with ColorPRO Technology into the UK and Ireland.

ADAPT - Amari Digital Printing Technologies, part of the Vink group, have added over 300 3M™ DI-NOC™ Architectural Finishesto its product portfolio.

Drytac is pleased to announce that Peter Bourgeois, Territory Sales Manager for Western Canada, is to take on an extended role within the business by additionally assuming responsibility for the North West USA region.

Lecta, with Adestor, its widely known brand of self-adhesive materials, is pleased to announce that it has joined CELAB (Circular Economy for Labels), a global industry initiative that is working to create a more sustainable pressure-sensitive labelling industry by increasing access to matrix and liner recycling.

Thanks to the support of its customers, Antalis has balanced through the World Land Trust, 7,350 tonnes of CO2, protecting 1,190 acres of critically threatened tropical forest.

Spandex, the one-stop supplier of innovative solutions to the sign, graphics and display industries, is increasing the choice of self-adhesive coloured vinyls it offers customers, with a comprehensive new range of ImagePerfect products optimised for indoor and outdoor promotional applications.

An important milestone in the history of Mayday Graphic Products, Mayday has a new owner, Ultraflex Europe, a subsidiary of the USA based Ultraflex Systems Inc. Ultraflex Europe and their parent company specialize in the supply of wide, large and grand format vinyl media to graphic and signage businesses throughout the UK, Europe, USA, Canada, South America and Asia.

ORAFOL, a leading processor and finishing specialist in the plastics industry. The company, is expanding its production site and corporate headquarters in Oranienburg in the German state of Brandenburg. Over the next three years, the company will invest at least 85 million euros in Brandenburg. In addition, the group is investing to expand its presence on the global market, with a focus on the United States. One of the main goals of the expansion is to acquire new and forward-looking technologies. By significantly expanding its production and logistics capacities in Germany and expanding its portfolio of solutions through acquisitions, the company is responding to the growing global demand for high-quality plastic solutions, for example in the automotive sector.

The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a significant rise in the use of antimicrobial protection products, in an effort to help protect people across a number of environments.

Perspex Distribution, the UKs leading supplier of UK made rigid substrates for wide format and display, have produced a new Colour Selector brochure providing inspiration for printers and designers.

Customers asked and DP Lenticular listened. As a result, the leading supplier of lenticular sheets has launched new sheet sizes for its popular MOTION 20 LPI 54°-LF lenticular sheets.

Leading wide format printer MacroArt has completed an installation of more than 3000 m2 of graphics and signage at the EFL Papa John's Trophy Finals ‘Wembley Weekender’ held at Wembley Stadium this month, ensuring a net zero carbon win for the environment.

Grafityp has been offering the ideal FLOORPRINT products for use on smooth floors for quite some time now. Today Grafityp is presenting a new Grafiprint floorprint film, which makes it possible to apply advertising messages also on structured floors and even on low-pile carpets: GRAFIPRINT FLOORPRHT.

Antalis has thanked customers for their support by rewarding benefits for customers’ businesses, which also help reach sustainability objectives.

As part of an ongoing investment programme to provide installers with the widest possible choice for design projects, William Smith 1832 Group’s Architextural division now offers the full range of Cover Styl architectural finishes.

We are pleased to announce that nine Sihl products have now been certified by HP for the brand new Latex 700/800 series.

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