A Floor Graphic Makes A Great Marketing Tool
Apr15

A Floor Graphic Makes A Great Marketing Tool

There are many creative ways to use laminating film to help clients market themselves. Laminating posters for window displays, clear window displays, different textures for direct mail pieces. So, how do offer a floor graphic for retail locations? The way to do it uses a D&K textured vinyl laminate to the face of the graphic you want to have on the floor. On the back of the print, you need to apply a clear or opaque floor mounting...

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Laminating Film or UV Coating? The Book Cover Battle Continues
Mar04

Laminating Film or UV Coating? The Book Cover Battle Continues

For most print shop owners, the decision between outfitting their shops with a laminating film machine or a UV coating machine often boils down to price. Price alone should not be the only factor because the bottom line can shift over time,  especially if you’re doing large runs. Laminating film is best for short, simple runs. If you’re doing a lot of short and simple runs (less than a 1,000), like internal reports, white papers or...

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3 Uses For A Wide Format Laminator
Jan12

3 Uses For A Wide Format Laminator

A wide format laminator gives your print ship the flexibility to all kinds of projects.  There are no restrictions on the size of project you can do. You can now use commercial roll laminator film up to 54” or even 62” in some cases. So what kind of things can you laminate with those sizes? 1. Poster Size Material This is perfect for a wide format laminator. You have a customer that wants to have wall sized posters printed and...

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Roll Laminating Film or UV Coating for Book Covers?
Nov24

Roll Laminating Film or UV Coating for Book Covers?

Price is not the only thing that should determine whether you should use roll laminating film or a uv coating machine.  While price is a consideration, costs shift depending on how large the run is you are doing. Roll laminating film is best for short, simple runs. A short run is by definition something that is less than 1,000 pieces like internal reports, white papers or conference materials. Laminating film is both less expensive...

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Laminating Film Is Your Graphic Insurance Policy
Nov12

Laminating Film Is Your Graphic Insurance Policy

As a print shop, the question is what do you do? Should you use uv coating or finish with laminating film? Both processes have application depending on what you are doing. If you are generating postcards for a direct mail campaign, uv coating may be all that you need. It costs less per piece than finishing a postcard with laminating. If you are producing high end graphics that need guaranteed protection, laminating film would be the...

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Commercial Laminators: Give Your Customers Some Flexibility
Oct20

Commercial Laminators: Give Your Customers Some Flexibility

Commercial laminators provide a lot of flexibility for you in print finishing. The greatest challenge today in marketing is standing out from all the noise that is out there. People are visually over stimulated with smart phone notifications, emails, web pages, text messages and video. How can your customers stand out with all these distractions? Your commercial laminator can help you help them. One area of marketing that is being...

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