Drytac, the leading international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the large-format print and signage markets, is delighted to announce the promotion of Amanda Lowe (formerly Amanda Brown) to the position of Global Marketing Director.
Drytac, the leading international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the large-format print and signage markets, is delighted to announce it will exhibit at the upcoming PRINTING United Expo 2022.
Drytac, the leading international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the large-format print and signage markets, is delighted to announce its products will be showcased on a number of stands at The Print Show 2022.
Whether you are working in the print industry or another sector, it is highly likely that you will have been impacted by the well-documented supply chain issues and raw material shortages in recent years.
Drytac, the leading international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the large-format print and signage markets, is delighted to announce the appointment of Daniel Farias as Technical Engineer, North America, with immediate effect.
Selecting materials and media for a print job can be a tricky process, with the pressure firmly on the print service provider to ensure they make the right choice and achieve a high-quality result.
Drytac, the leading international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the large-format print and signage markets, has expanded its Polar range of printable media with two new solutions for the North American market: Polar Transit Air and Polar Smooth 150 Air.
Ontario-based large-format printing company Global Printing Enterprises recently used Drytac ReTac Smooth 150 polymeric PVC film to produce a series of colourful graphics for the Toronto edition of the ‘FRIENDS Experience’ event.
Dennis Leblanc takes on the new role having served as Drytac’s Territory Manager for Eastern Canada and the Greater Toronto Area since joining the business in 2015.
Adhesives are one of the most common and necessary components of many applications across a whole host of markets and industries. With this wide-ranging demand and use comes the core challenge for manufacturers and suppliers, how are you able to offer a product that can deliver on all these project types?
Leeds-based wide-format printing and signage specialist Imageco recently used Drytac SpotOn SynTac and ViziPrint Deco + to produce a range of striking POS and window graphics for world-famous footwear brand Dr. Martens at its new test and learn concept store on Carnaby Street in London. All of the graphics were printed using Imageco’s HP Latex 800W printer, with its eco-friendly water-based inks.
Adhesives are absolutely critical to the success of applications across a range of sectors. Simply put, if you get this choice wrong, then you put the entire project in jeopardy and run the risk of undoing your hard work earlier on in the process, thus costing you valuable time, money and, potentially, repeat business.
Norfolk-based signs service provider Steward Safety Supplies combined Drytac Polar Premium Air White Gloss print media and Drytac Weathershield Matte UV laminate to produce a set of bold and impactful vehicle graphics for long-term customer French’s Fish Shop of Wells-next-the-Sea.
Drytac, the leading international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the large-format print and signage markets, is delighted to announce it will sponsor two special areas of the FESPA Global Print Expo 2022.
Drytac recently partnered with Ricoh to revamp the Ricoh Customer Experience Centre in Telford, UK. The major transformation project saw the two businesses work closely together to overhaul the look of the facility.
Barnsley-based family-run sign-making business Turner Signs used Drytac Polar Street FX outdoor PVC-free aluminium print media, supplied by Signmaster Systems, to create a striking exterior wall graphic for new local Mexican restaurant ICO.
Like its lamination cousin, varnishing was previously seen as a process that was only really useful for adding an extra layer of protection to a piece of printed work without impacting the image underneath.
Drytac, the leading international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the large-format print and signage markets, has announced the rebranding of its market-leading Protac AMP adhesive antimicrobial clear surface protection film to SteriTac.
Material choice is an incredibly tricky process and can cause all sorts of headaches for print companies. After all, if you don’t get this decision right, you put the quality of valuable projects at risk and could incur additional, unnecessary costs.
Drytac, the leading international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the large-format print and signage markets, has announced the global availability of its popular Polar Choice White monomeric PVC films.
Drytac, the leading international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the large-format print and signage markets, is delighted to announce its Gold Sponsorship for the PRINTING United Expo 2022.
Selecting the right adhesive is critical for the success of many different types of applications and projects. Simply put, if you do not get this choice right, you risk ruining the hard work you put in to creating the application and put the entire job and installation in jeopardy.
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 speciality adhesive-backed media has increased.
Pennsylvania-based large-format print business SpeedPro used Drytac ViziPrint Illuminate translucent matte PET film to create a series of eye-catching window graphics to help patrons at the Hollywood Casino at Penn National Racecourse celebrate the New Year.
Australian sign-maker A Sign Design produced a series of striking interior window graphics with Drytac ViziPrint Deco + optically clear window film for the nearby Queensland University of Technology (QUT).
Calgary-based on-demand print and information solutions provider WCD recently used Drytac Protac AMP film with Microban antimicrobial protection on a specialist project to help prevent the spread of Covid-19 among workers at a local distributor’s warehouse.
Kent-based custom print business morphmy used Drytac Polar PET 170 film to create a ‘River of Christmas’ floor graphic to help raise awareness for a charity drive at local Indian restaurant Spice Fusion.
Drytac, a leading manufacturer of adhesive-coated products, has expanded its high-quality portfolio of printable media solutions with the launch of ViziPrint Deco +, a 50µ (2 mil) optically clear gloss PET film with a permanent acrylic adhesive.
Brisbane-based Rapid Displays used Drytac Polar Premium and Drytac Weathershield to complete an impactful, large-scale wrap of a lorry trailer for long-term customer Big Dog Pet Foods.
The holiday season has, and always will be, a hugely important time of the year for print, graphics and sign companies, with the festive season providing a whole range of opportunities for work and business growth.
Drytac, a manufacturer of quality adhesive-coated products, has announced the global availability of its 7-year durable Polar Premium Clear permanent polymeric PVC ink-jet media and 7-year durable Weathershield polymeric PVC overlaminating film.
Traditionally, the main focus for print service providers has been to promote their services and products to customers to win new and repeat business. However, in what is now an incredibly busy market where many companies are offering similar services, it may be time to alter this approach to help your business stand out from the crowd.
Large-format print company Creative Silhouettes used Drytac Polar Grip white polymeric self-adhesive vinyl to produce an eye-catching series of outdoor installations, based on the work of a local artist at a location in Toronto.
Window graphics are now regarded by many brands as a key part of the marketing mix. These graphics are an inexpensive form of advertising that retailers can easily apply - themselves - to windows in order to capture the attention of passers-by.
Drytac has announced the appointment of Don Valenzuela to its US Sales Team as Regional Manager for the West Coast Territory, covering Washington, Oregon, California, Arizona, Nevada, and New Mexico.
LFR recently spoke with Shaun Holdom, ISA-UK council member and Global Product Manager at Drytac, regarding the latest trends in the signage market as it starts to recover from the global pandemic.
Drytac has announced the appointment of Michael Morano as North American Sales Support Specialist, providing support to the region's sales and customer service teams.
Canadian design and graphics business Premier Graphics used Drytac Polar Grip print media and Interlam Pro laminates to produce a series of eye-catching graphics for a futuristic augmented reality art installation on the Cambie Street Bridge in Vancouver.
To laminate or not to laminate? Have you ever asked yourself this question? If not, then perhaps you should. It could be the difference between winning or losing your next job.
Family-owned sign and display business SignMax used Drytac ReTac Smooth 75 polymeric PVC film to produce a series of eye-catching interior wall graphics, bringing elements of the natural world into an indoor environment.
When it comes to capturing the attention of - and interacting with - people in today's fast-paced world, retailers, brands and other settings need to think creatively and consider how to best use their environment to their advantage.
Drytac's Polar Grip Matte film was put to the ultimate test in the last couple of months when graphics printed on the material were featured on a boat crossing the Atlantic Ocean in an extreme endurance challenge.
Graphics can be incredibly impactful, changing a room - or even a whole building - with colour and design. But it's not necessary to fight what's already there, or to ignore the natural finish of the surface. Applying a mural or decal to bare bricks or concrete can really complement an industrial space or heritage property.
Hastings-based signage and large-format print business Links Signs recently used Drytac Polar Grip to create a series of eye-catching graphics at five London Underground stations to celebrate this year's Euro 2020 national team football tournament.
While floor graphics have been a staple part of the industry for some time now, the pandemic of the past year or so - and the need for social distancing signage - has seen the popularity of these applications skyrocket.
Large-format graphics production and installation company N3 Display Graphics recently used Drytac Polar Street FX aluminium print media to produce a range of eye-catching outdoor floor graphics to promote social distancing across the city of Bristol.
Diversified printing business Lamin-8 Services used Drytac's ReTac Smooth 75 polymeric PVC film to produce stunning wall graphics for Mexican restaurant chain Jimmy Guaco's.
When I do a training session on Drytac products with end users and installers, I usually start by asking if anyone has ever had an issue with an installation.
Drytac is offering a helping hand with the continued availability of its updated and free-to-download guides detailing the essential aspects of floor, wall & windows graphics applications.
Drytac is pleased to announce that Peter Bourgeois, Territory Sales Manager for Western Canada, is to take on an extended role within the business by additionally assuming responsibility for the North West USA region.
The Covid-19 pandemic has led to a significant rise in the use of antimicrobial protection products, in an effort to help protect people across a number of environments.
Drytac has further bolstered its EMEA team with the promotion of Phil Webster to the role of Head of Industrial Sales (EMEA), and the appointment of Stephen Ridyard as Technical Manager, UK. Both men are based out of Drytac's UK offices in Bristol.
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With the food, beverages and hospitality sectors having been hit particularly hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, Drytac has sounded out how its Protac AMP antimicrobial protection film can help restaurants reopen as the world begins to edge back towards normality.
With the UK's third lockdown set to ease, Drytac is offering a helping hand with the continued availability of its updated and free-to-download guides.
My kids love visiting Roland DGA headquarters to see all the different types of printers and the cool things our inkjets can produce. They typically ask me to print on a variety of things, ranging from banners and stickers to clothing and backpacks.
Vancouver-based Premier Graphics opted for Drytac SpotOn Matte White to carry out an impactful window graphics project for vegan food business The Very Good Food Company.
Drytac's self-adhesive films continue to play a key role in the battle against Covid-19, with print service provider Globe Print having recently used no fewer than five Drytac products to create graphics, free-of-charge, for a new vaccination centre in Marlow, Buckinghamshire.
Dallas-based wrapping expert Skinzwraps has revealed how the use of Drytac films has allowed it to expand business beyond its core vehicle wrapping services into a number of other profitable markets.
California-based print service provider Classic Litho and Design deployed Drytac Polar Grip for a large-scale social distancing signage project which helped students safely return to learning at the University of Southern California (USC) last semester.
Drytac, a leading international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the large-format print and signage markets, has announced the UK and European launch of its new Polar Choice range of monomeric PVC films.
We spoke to ink experts Fujifilm about the science of getting ink to stick to media, and to Drytac about the part that ink profiles play in optimising that process.
Drytac has announced the North American launch of Polar Dynamic Sand, a new scuff-resistant monomeric PVC film designed for short-term, eye-catching graphics applications.
Drytac has appointed Leeds-based Imageco as the first Drytac Health Science partner in the UK, supplying and installing Drytac Protac AMP antimicrobial film for multiple applications across a wide-range of sectors, including hospitals and healthcare clinics, retail, education and more.
Vancouver-based Premier Graphics recently used Drytac's ViziPrint Impress Clear film to produce a striking festive-themed window graphic for local skincare business Project Skin MD.
Vancouver-based full-service commercial printer Still Creek Press recently selected Drytac SpotOn Floor 200 to help students from the University of British Colombia (UBC) in Canada stage and perform an opera virtually for audiences at home.
The global pandemic has changed our world and society in significant ways. COVID-19 has drastically changed our perception of hygiene and cleanliness, spurring the development of films and coatings with antimicrobial performance.
Minuteman Press Bath has just completed a multi-site graphics project, using Drytac's Viziprint Illuminate product to install Covid-19 tests signage at two retail locations.
Drytac has added two new products to its extensive range, meeting demand for eco-friendlier PVC-free options. Now available globally, Drytac Polar PET 170 and Drytac SpotOn SynTac are both scuff- and slip-resistant.
Warwick Printing has completed a challenging wall mural project, relying on Drytac ReTac to get the job done in a single day.
Drytac is delighted to announce its Global Product Manager Shaun Holdom has been appointed to the ISA-UK council with 100 per cent support from his fellow council members.
Drytac has become a member of the UK Slip Resistance Group (UKSRG), securing its role as a leading manufacturer of safe, legal and slip-resistant floor graphics media.
When choosing floor graphics materials, it is essential they are suitable and safe for their intended environment. Products must adhere well to the floor surface for the desired duration of the project without curling at the edges and have a non-slip surface to prevent accidents.
High Stakes Creative has completed what it called a 'monster job' for the KPOP Korean restaurant in Georgia, USA using Drytac ReTac wall graphics media.
Ollywood used Drytac Polar Street FX to create a new floor graphic in Birmingham's busy Brindleyplace, a project that required durability and safety on wet surfaces.
Cardiff University's Print Services worked around the clock to prepare the campus for the new academic year, including printing thousands of social distancing graphics on Drytac professional self-adhesive media.
Keeping surfaces clean has never been more important. Doors, keypads, counters, tables - anywhere that people touch - must be cleaned regularly. Now there are some new products available that provide additional protection from within.
Drytac has won three awards in the PRINTING United Product of the Year competition, bringing its total wins in this awards program to ten in the past three years.
Drytac, a specialist manufacturer of floor graphics media, has released several overview guides on this key communications application.
Drytac has been rushed off its feet manufacturing floor graphics products and other media in response to unprecedented worldwide demand, with many customers using miles of Drytac film.
Drytac has announced the global launch of Protac AMP Film with Microban antimicrobial technology, a new product designed to help protect surfaces from microbes that can cause premature product degradation.
The term 'multi-purpose' sounds great. One product for different applications, helping your business keep costs low and stock keeping units (SKU) simple - what's not to like?
Drytac has expanded its floor graphics media range even further with the release of Polar SandTac Floor, an economical, one-step product that can be applied in seconds, grabbing attention straight away.
Silvering is a common issue that occurs when laminating a printed job. It's caused by tiny bubbles of air getting trapped under the lamination, creating the appearance of hazy or silver reflective lines.
The children's sections of two libraries in Queensland, Australia have received bright, bold makeovers from icatchers, using Drytac media products.
Pixel Imaging says Drytac SpotOn graphics media has allowed them to think 'outside the box' and offer non-traditional exhibition displays to its customers.
Drytac has expanded its North American range of specialist floor graphics media with two new additions to its FloorTac family.
Drytac, a leading international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the large format print and signage markets, has appointed Stark Digital as its new dealer in New Zealand.
Drytac has released Polar Street FX, a PVC-free aluminium print media designed for durable floor graphics in outdoor locations without lamination.
When installing self-adhesive graphics, the last thing you probably think about is the remnants you throw away. However, the quality of these remnants - better known as release liners - can make a significant difference to the printing and installation process of a graphic, and the end result.
Material hair salon in Bath has revealed a new look every month, with window graphics printed by Minuteman Press using Drytac Polar Premium. Thanks to Polar's ease of application, each new window display can be installed in under an hour.
Floor graphics are a great marketing medium and, increasingly, an essential communication tool thanks to their effectiveness in guiding people around a space. It's crucial that floor decals or markers are installed correctly to avoid slips and trips and the graphics product itself is safe for its environment.
Creative print company Creative Silhouettes has completed an attention-grabbing project for Hobo, printing and installing graphics in ten new stores in just seven days.
Social distancing has become standard practice across the world in recent weeks. As businesses and public spaces reopen or prepare for a swell in customer numbers, it's essential to provide guidance in the form of graphics.
Drytac has released Protac Antimicrobial in the UK and Europe, a new laminating film that protects surfaces against bacteria and fungus.
Floor graphics are an effective tool in many scenarios and are increasingly used to guide the public around a space safely.