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LexJet’s New Print-N-Stick Fabric

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The fabric is compatible with aqueous and latex inks.

LexJet has launched its new Print-N-Stick Fabric, a combination of the company’s Water-Resistant Satin Cloth and a proprietary adhesive system that allows users to easily apply, reposition, remove, and re-use graphics on flat surfaces without leaving any residue behind. Compatible with aqueous and latex inks, Print-N-Stick has a 110 degree white point and is designed to allow higher ink saturation for deep, sharp colors.

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Hardcore Print

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More than 40 sources of rigid media for your wide-format needs.

Want to be more flexible as a print provider? Get rigid. Rigid media allows a shop to expand its offerings and the types of jobs it acquires. Plus, more rigid products continue to become available – from eco-friendly to easy-cutting options, to those compatible with UV and solvent printing, and many in various sizes, thicknesses, and colors.

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Previewing SGIA Expo 2013

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In Orlando, the width and breadth of specialty imaging will be on display.

The tag line for this year’s SGIA Expo is “More exhibitors, more answers, more face time.” Taking place October 23-25 in Orlando, the annual event hosted by the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association certainly appears to have established a show lineup that’s set to deliver on all those points and more.

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Concrete Details

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D&D Laser Screed calls upon Premiere Motorsports to wrap its fleet of pickup trucks.

When Josh Daniels, owner of D&D Laser Screed, needed some wraps for his fleet of pickup trucks, he turned to some friends from the world of auto racing.

“We’ve been buddies with him for a while,” says Scot Demmer, owner and general manager of the Premiere Motorsports Group (www.premieremotorsportsgroup.com). “One thing led to another, and he asked us to come down and start bidding on some of his trucks and equipment.”

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From A to B in Style

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Park 'n' Ride buses easier to identify thanks to AAA Sign Crafters.

One of Hank Cobb’s favorite things about the vehicle-wrap business is seeing his work on the street. “I love seeing my stuff driving around. It’s a great feeling,” he says.

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Tea Time

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JMR Graphics wraps a fleet of company cars for Honest Tea.

JMR Graphics (www.jmrgraphics.com) of Islip, New York, has been creating vehicle graphics for more than 30 years, says national account executive Chris D’Angelo. “We started by doing a lot of cut vinyl, because that’s what the business was. But as technology and digital printing evolved, we got into the vehicle-wrap business about 15 years ago, when wraps first were being developed.”

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Food on Wheels

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Original Mobile Graphics wraps Borinquen's food truck.

Michael Hufana, owner of Original Mobile Graphics (OMG, www.omgwraps.com) in Stockton, California, was a vehicle-wrap customer before he was a provider.

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Tailgates and Trailers

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Dr. Wraps helps Yuengling promote its expansion with beer-covered trailer wraps.

In order to promote the expansion of America’s oldest brewery into other states, Yuengling has created the Tailgating Trailer Giveaway. During the promotion, beer drinkers can strive to win a Little Guy 5-wide Platform teardrop trailer by sending a text message to the short-code number with a keyword that’s found on all sweepstakes point-of-sale materials.

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What’s Black, White, and Pink All Over?

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Brands Imaging helps Smak Parlour break into the mobile shop trend.

If restaurateurs can bring their food to the streets and set up shop in a truck, why can’t boutique owners? Well they can, and that’s exactly what Smak Parlour has done.

After learning about the mobile shop trend in LA, the owners of the funky women's wear boutique in Old City, Philadelphia, decided to take their brand on the road and create a store on wheels – an 18-foot-long converted box truck complete with French doors and a dressing room inside.

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Blast from the Past

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Turf Managers turns to Signs by Tomorrow to help wrap its hippie-era van.

When the owner of the Nashville-area Turf Managers lawn-care company brought his new van to the Signs By Tomorrow (www.signsbytomorrow.com/brentwood) franchise in Brentwood, Tennessee, he wasn’t a new customer. SBT owner Mark McCullough had already worked on all of the company’s pickup trucks.

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