Roll Lamination Film: More than Gloss and Matte
Feb15

Roll Lamination Film: More than Gloss and Matte

Most roll lamination film projects are limited to either Gloss or Matte textures. There are far more options available on the market to give your customers different textures and finishes that stand out. As an example, in addition to matte and gloss, D&K’s Pressure Sensitive Brilliance lamination film line can give you both a luster and canvas finish. The other D&K Roll Lamination Film has, even more, options to consider....

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Laminating Versus UV Coating
Jan06

Laminating Versus UV Coating

How do you protect documents while providing a creative finished product that stands out? Should you protect it with lamination or should you protect it with UV Coating? Marketing managers are always looking for creative ways to lower their cost on print finishing. Budgets are always tight and expanding marketing dollars are always limited. Traditionally, lamination was the way to go to protect a document. Today, there are more...

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How To Choose The Right Roll Laminator For Your Print Shop
Sep10

How To Choose The Right Roll Laminator For Your Print Shop

If you are shopping for a wide format roll laminator, the one thing you will find is there are a lot of them on the market. They come in many sizes with different widths, temperature settings and how you apply the lamination. Lamination provides a large variety of options that not only help your clients meet their objectives but also helps you profit from your projects. Should you get a Thermal Hot Roll Laminating or Pressure...

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Touch Marketing With Overlaminate Film
Jul13

Touch Marketing With Overlaminate Film

Consider this, you are planning a large direct mail campaign for your customer. The agency of record comes in and asks for your help in planning the materials to be used in the campaign. So, we could go cheap or we could get creative. Why not pick an overlaminate film that will stand out by its touch? Direct mail is making a comeback in the printing business. With the new materials available to offer customers, you can get pretty...

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Is There A Trend Towards UV Coating Versus Lamination
Jul09

Is There A Trend Towards UV Coating Versus Lamination

One of my colleagues posed this question on a Linkedin Group that talks about wide format printing. The questions he asked were, “Are you seeing any trends out there regarding using UV coating or lamination for document finishing? Are more clients going with UV coating or laminating?”   OR  Well, the responses were all over the place which is to be expected. The laminating guys, of course, say laminating is best. The UV...

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4 Marketing Uses of Overlaminate Film
May28

4 Marketing Uses of Overlaminate Film

Everyone is always looking for good marketing ideas to promote their business. Let’s face it, good visual marketing draws eyeballs and can get people to take action. Think about some of the displays you have seen to bring you into a store, a tradeshow booth or to pick up a marketing piece. Over laminate film has a variety of uses that can be used for marketing. 1. Cards Cards make great direct mail pieces. Today, with digital print,...

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