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Author: Val Hirst

3M selects Amari Plastics as its new UK distributor

3M has appointed Amari Plastics as a new UK distributor for its ranges of commercial graphic and architectural films. Amari, which also offers a portfolio of market leading brands such as Dibond, Forex, Acrycast, Green Cast, Setacryl and Hydrojet, has previously supplied 3M’s double-sided tapes and adhesives, but this is the first time in over 20 years that 3M has appointed a new UK distributor in the graphic and architectural sectors, a move that further strengthens the successful partnership between the two companies. Five new 3M product ranges are now available from Amari Plastics and its specialist businesses, Amari...

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SDEA hosts its Annual Review Day

Shop and Display Equipment Association members were treated to a line up of forward-thinking speakers from the Retail Design and Build professions at the organisation’s recent Annual Review Day, which was held at London’s Barbican. Three equally inspirational speakers, who are leading influencers within their industries, enthralled members with energetic and thought provoking presentations on how they envisage the future of retail and why retail theatre is vital. David Judge of Judge XD, who is at the forefront of integrated experiential design, was the first of the speakers and treated the audience to his views on technology in the...

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Spandex launches new 3M Materials Product Guide

Spandex has launched a 3M Materials Product Guide that includes the latest 3M products, including signmaking and digital materials, as well as tapes and accessories. The new 84-page guide includes films for every day signage as well as those for high value, high performance applications, such as high performance vehicle wraps and graphics, interior décor and wall coverings, window and glass decoration and architectural finishes. Commenting on the introduction of the guide, Leon Watson, UK General Manager at Spandex, said: “There’s huge potential for sign and display companies to be more successful by delivering high value projects using 3M’s...

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Antalis goes for gold

It has been announced that Antalis is a winner at the RoSPA Health and Safety Awards 2017, with the company achieving its sixth consecutive Gold Medal award in the annual scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). Antalis will be presented with the award during a ceremony at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole hotel on Wednesday 12rth July 2017, when RoSPA will also be celebrating its centenary. Through the RoSPA Awards scheme, which is open to businesses and organisations of all types and sizes from across the UK and overseas, judges consider entrants’ overarching occupational health...

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Doro Tape extends Pearl Glitter Flex films

Doro Tape has reported that Poli-Tape’s Pearl Glitter Gold and Silver (formally known as Glitz) has long been one of the most popular products in its range of heat pressable flex films. Unsurprisingly, its optically intense sparkle and glittery feel has made it a popular choice for fashion, party and children’s wear, so much so that Poli-Tape has now added further colours to the range, enabling customers to chose from a total of 24 different shades, including such delights as Hot Pink, Navy Blue, Lovely Lavender and Vivid Red.   In addition, Poli-Tape’s new production process has enabled significant...

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