William Smith are the UK’s leading distributor of vehicle wrap films and are thrilled to announce the further expansion of our portfolio with the introduction of Premium Colour Change (PCC), available now.

For most 15 year olds, the prospect of driving their own car is still a distant dream, but for Max Dodds, it’s practically become a full time job. A racing driver since the age of four, Dodds is preparing for his first season in the highly competitive Ginetta Junior Championship – a proven feeder series for GT, Touring Cars, Formula One and other higher echelons of the sport – in a car that’s been wrapped to maximise its aerodynamic performance.

Avery Dennison® Graphics Solutions teamed with Akron-based Repros Color to rebrand a retrofitted Lake County transit authority (Laketran) Dial-a-bus to serve as the new Lake County Mobile Food Pantry. Since early January, the van has been visiting communities throughout the county to distribute 180 boxes of fresh produce to seniors in need each week.

Global manufacturing leader of graphic films Arlon Graphics has announced 3 new virtual application demos launching May 18 running through July 29, 2021. These demo events allow vehicle wrap installers to get hands-on with Arlon’s FLITE Technology® films and interface with our Technical Experts conveniently and safely.

Northampton vehicle wrapping and commercial branding specialist WrapHub, has elevated quality, colour reproduction consistency and expanded its customer base following its investment in an Epson SureColor SC-S80600.

Roland DGA Corporation, a leading provider of wide-format inkjet printers, printer/cutters, and other advanced digital devices, has announced a co-promotional partnership with Skip Barber Racing School, the premier racing and driving school in North America.

The winning design in a Design-a-Bus-Wrap student art contest was launched on a full-size 35-foot local bus in Lake County, Ohio, last week. Olivia Indre, a senior at Mentor High School, won first prize for her design entry themed, “For a Greener Future.” Her wrap design will be displayed on the bus for six months.

Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions announced the addition of a new trainer to their industry-leading vehicle wrap training program as well as an extension to the 2021 wrap training schedule. Avery Dennison offers two hands-on courses — Beginner/Intermediate and Intermediate/Advanced — and a certification exam that together provide a full coverage platform of success for any wrap shop or freelance installer.

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.

Avery Dennison® Graphics Solutions (NYSE:AVY) today introduced its Spring 2021 color collection, four exciting new color additions to the company’s Supreme Wrapping™ Film portfolio.

BÉGÉ DESIGN, founded in Budapest, Hungary, in 2010, is renowned for the specialist vehicle decoration and wrapping services it provides to a variety of automotive customers. A small company of just ten staff, it also offers workshops teaching customers how to wrap vehicles themselves. In November 2019, BÉGÉ DESIGN added Lintec Europe’s recently launched Protekt® PPF (Paint Protection Film) to its product portfolio. This polyurethane film features advanced protective qualities that guard against abrasion and damage, particularly stone chips and key marks. It can be applied to either the entirety of the car, or parts particularly prone to damage, such as the bonnet, front bumpers and side mirrors.

Avery Dennison invites vehicle wrappers to ‘see how light reveals hidden gradients with a mesmerizing sparkle’ in the four newly released colours of the Supreme Wrap Film series!

The Wrap Institute began as a vision to create a new, accessible way to learn about wrapping. A comprehensive online training resource for the industry did not exist and the idea quickly evolved into a mission to develop a cutting-edge, digitally-based instructional platform with a global reach. The Wrap Institute was launched in 2014 and has become the authority on industry standards, tools, and techniques. Now, with more than 2,400 instructional videos, thousands of active subscribers, and online and live events around the world, The Wrap Institute offers those in the wrap and restyling world a convenient, economical and professional way to improve their knowledge and increase their skill set.

A NEW Application Gel is now included into the standard range of premium car wrapping products from ORAFOL. Tested by leading industry experts, the new application gel has already received top grades, as one of a kind.

In November 2020, Metrolinx launched a campaign for their GO Transit buses in Ontario, Canada which set out to make customers feel safer on public transport following a reduction in passengers amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Having successfully launched Wrap Film Series 2080 in 2019, the game changing product has gone from strength to strength with new and exciting colours added to the range. The latest additions have expanded the choice for people even further, but as with anything new you might still have questions to ask.

ISA’s first two digital experiences, held earlier in November, were overwhelmingly well-received by attendees and sponsors alike. Operating under the banner ISA’s The Link, one experience, The Link…Install, focused on pairing installers with national sign companies in the U.S. and Canada. The other, The Wrap Experience – Virtual, brought wrap installation training, business techniques and networking to a global audience.

Building and maintaining a successful business has its challenges, even under normal circumstances. With the amount and pace of change happening in 2020, this is even more true. However, as these three print businesses show, having the best technology on hand can make achieving growth and profitability as straightforward as possible. Making smart decisions, like choosing cutting-edge, dependable Roland DG wide-format printers that optimize quality and productivity, has enabled these print service providers to build their respective businesses and remain stable even through the COVID crisis.

ADAPT - Amari Digital Printing Technologies has moved into bigger, better premises, allowing it to expand its team, services and the amount of stock it can hold.

Grafityp launches a premium self healing paint protection film in 3 versions.

Following the successful launch of 3M Wrap Film Series 2080, William Smith's are delighted to announce wave three colours are now in stock and available to order.

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