In her editorial, Wide-format Impressions Editor-in-Chief Denise Gustavson talks about the entertainment industry — and all the opportunities summer weather provides for wide-format print providers.
For commercial and direct marketing printers, especially those engaged in any type of mailing, data management isn’t just a trendy phrase — it can mean the difference between success and failure. As such, you also need to have a comprehensive data security plan.
Expanding into wide-format offerings is exciting on many fronts. It’s also challenging and complex, and it requires creating a smart manufacturing layout to produce the printed items profitably.
Mounting adhesives, sometimes referred to as double-sided adhesives or double-sided mount film, were used extensively in the early days of digital imaging, but their use has waned as the availability of specialty adhesive-backed media has increased.
When you hear the term “vehicle wrap” the first thing that probably comes to mind is a car or truck, perhaps a fleet van. But the world of transportation is quite a bit larger, with shops that think outside of a car-shaped box opening themselves up for a great deal of very profitable opportunities.
To illustrate how key wide-format print finishing technologies are being used by companies to differentiate, provide a value-add, and access higher-margin work, representatives of three finishing system manufacturers provided their insight.