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Architextural enhances portfolio with 3M’s Fasara

Architextural, part of the William Smith Group 1932, has further expanded its extensive materials portfolio with the addition of 3M’s Fasara Glass Finishes vinyl range. Suitable for use in interior applications, where it offers a variety of innovative solutions for contemporary glass design, the Fasara range of decorative glass and window films can be used to transform plain glass, simulating the look of cut or textured glass to an exceptional degree at a fraction of the cost. Constructed from durable, flexible and removable polyester materials, the films are quick and easy to apply on-site with little or no business...

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AXYZ to hold first 2018 Open Day event in London

AXYZ International has announced that it will hold its first 2018 Open Day event at the popular and easily accessible Royal Air Force Museum on the former Hendon Aerodrome site in north London, on 24th January. The Open Day, which will run from 10am to 4pm, with refreshments available throughout the event, will provide AXYZ International with the opportunity to formally introduce, to both existing and potential new customers, recently upgraded machines, tooling options and online spare parts, accessories and consumables resources. Application specialists will be on hand throughout the day to answer questions as well as members of...

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Quality Print Services introduces the Longier RU3200 printer

Quality Print Services (QPS) has introduced the latest Longier grand-format printer model, the Longier Hunter RU3200, to the UK market. The 3.2m UV LED roll-to-roll printer uses Ricoh Gen5 printheads to provide variable drop sizes of vibrant CMYK and optional bright white ink and varnish, a combination that delivers excellent quality output on a wide range of flexible display materials. Offering speeds in excess of 80sqm/hr, together with print resolutions of up to 600 x 1,200dpi, the Longier Hunter RU3200 advanced printing system marries reliability with ease of use, thus making it the ideal machine for sign and display...

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Wrap Cube scores a first with 3M’s new reflective wrap film

Spandex has made the first UK delivery of the new 3M 780mC reflective wrap film to vehicle wrap company, Wrap Cube, 3M’s sole approved wrapping company in London since 2008, which offers premium wraps for luxury vehicles and high-end fleets. On the strength of Spandex and Wrap Cube’s ten-year relationship, Spandex previewed the 780mC wrap film with the Wrap Cube team ahead of the product’s official UK launch. Mark Whiffen, Installation Manager at Wrap Cube commented: “After initially testing the 780mC wrap film at SEMA in Las Vegas in 2016, we’ve been anticipating its availability in the UK. It is...

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Avery Dennison a finalist in the 2018 Sustainability Leaders Awards

 Avery Dennison has been recognised by edie, a leading information resource for sustainability-oriented companies, as a finalist in the 2018 Sustainability Leaders Awards. Avery Dennison was named in the Employee Engagement and Behavioral Change category for Sustainable September, its annual sustainability employee engagement campaign. Amy White, Vice President, Communications at Avery Dennison Label and Graphic Materials, explained: “We reach out to employees to encourage sustainability all year-round and Sustainable September is our biggest, most concerted effort. For a full month, we communicate to employees globally through a variety of channels, and empower them to share their ideas, efforts and...

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