Signs & Prints latest investment in a Rollsroller 540/220P Flatbed Applicator

Signs and Print are a leading large format and commercial printers based in Braintree Essex and we are continually investing in the latest equipment to ensure fast turnaround times with the best quality possible. Our latest purchase is a Rollsroller 540/220P Flatbed applicator from Spandex, which accommodates rigid sheets up to 5000mm x 2050mm and seamlessly bonds self-adhesive vinyls to rigid sign boards. We supply Retail and Trade only resellers all types of signage throughout the whole of the UK and with our latest investment we are looking to reduce turnaround times whilst maintaining a consistent high quality finish on a wide range of rigid boards including Hoarding Boards, Dibond (Aluminium composite) Foamex (Foam PVC) Rigid PVC and Correx. We can apply standard gloss or matt laminates or speciality anti-graffiti or dry wipe laminates to meet your requirements. Lee Reeves, Managing Director says "In todays climate we are increasingly seeing demands for shorter turnaround times from our clients and our investment in the Rollsroller enables us to substantially decrease our turnaround times without compromising on quality....
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Design your way out of the recession

Cross-media marketing needs print as its first point of contact Despite the fancy technological ways to woo consumers that online and mobile marketing provide, firms often find that good old print offers a cost-effective and reliable way of breaking the ice with new customers. Cross-media marketing, integrated marketing... Call it what you will, it’s an increasingly common feature of everyday life. Brands large and small are coming up with all sorts of clever ways to use the new tools for customer engagement and sales generation and the good news for print is that, despite all the hype about mobile and social media, print still has a part to play when it comes to creating successful, cross-media campaigns. it’s increasingly clear that despite the blizzard of marketing messages, print’s ability to stand out, whether through size, shape or tactile effects, means it can hold its place as a powerful driver of customer interactions and effectively generate sales leads and in turn increase your profits.   Design...
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What does your Business Card say about you?

Many people overlook the value of having a professional Business Card that accurately reflects your brand image and opt for the cheapest they can find, yet this small piece of paper can be an important part of your marketing package. It's often the first item clients receive from you, so it's your first opportunity to make a strong, positive impression with them. The concept of do-it-yourself online business-card printing companies is an interesting and somewhat troubling phenomenon. With limited exceptions, it's fairly easy to spot an inexpensively produced card. When you choose to "go cheap" on your Business Cards, what message does that send to those with whom you wish to do business? Are you really doing yourself any favours by missing out on the opportunity to start building a positive brand image right from the start? Cheaper isn't always better when it comes to first impressions. Give clients a great first impression with these tips and tactics: Things to consider when ordering...
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Do’s and Don’t for promoting with a Roller Banner

Over the years we have received lots of Artwork for Roller Banners, some good some bad and some very creative. Here's our do's and don'ts for you to get the most out of your Roller Banner. DO     Make your message clear Good Artwork has a simple and easy to interpret message omit useless information - space is precious so use it wisely Photos/Images can have a big impact so use them where possible Limit Text - People can be put off by lots of wording to read Try and stick to a One or Two column layout for the Banner   DON'T      Try and avoid cheesy messages or slogans Avoid putting prices as it may reduce interest in the product Don't highlight negatives as customers prefer the positives Don't include sensitive information that could be used by competitors Avoid using slang words, poor punctuation and bad spelling...
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Your guide to glass manifestation legislation and complying with current building regulations

Manifestations are one of the most cost effective and easiest ways to ensure you are up to date with the latest manifestation legislation and comply with current building regulations. If you have any full height glass in windows, partitions or doors, you must ensure that it is marked correctly with glass manifestation to make sure that it is made apparent. Glass manifestation is designed to help make glass obvious which can prevent injury if somebody was to walk into the glass. On glass designs can make spectacular interior design impression, or simply fulfil essential legal obligations. Manifestations are small markings added to the glass that makes it easier to spot. They’re a legal requirement now with strictly laid down rules and regulations from the Glass and Glazing Federation to ensure health and safety requirements are met. Typically two rows of dots are used horizontally along the glass, however there is lots of room for variation and many high end interior designers now opt for...
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Printed Floor Graphics Fools Unexpecting Shoppers

Alton Towers Resort opened a new ride on March 24th, 2012 and decided to promote the opening of the new ride at the Southside Shopping Centre in Wandsworth. The resort is preparing for their new Nemesis Sub-Terra roller coaster ride that will leave you screaming for more. “Nemesis Sub-Terra is by far the most terrifying of our attractions to date and we really wanted to test the limits of the British public to see if they could cope with what it has in store. When creating the illusion inside the lift we considered some our most common fears including heights, darkness and claustrophobia that are also a core part of the new attraction. The reactions of the public were fascinating and we can’t wait to see what happens when people come and experience the new attraction for the first time,” said Katherine Duckworth, head of consumer marketing at Alton Towers Resort. Unsuspecting shoppers were fooled by a digitally printed floor graphics on the floor of...
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Digital Signage Display Technology

Digital Signage can be used across many markets and applications, Digital signage can be used to create information signs instantly for example, sales promotion information, emergency warnings, directional information, brand building to name just a few. Our approach is different to other digital suppliers, we look at the way the display is presented ensuring that the unit is in an attractive stand or located in the best position to ensure maximum effect. You will be guided through a process to ensure that you get a digital signage system that meets your needs now and gives you growth for the future whether it is for a single media player or a complete network solution with multiple screens.  So whatever type of digital advertising or electronic data you want to communicate we will take you step by step through the process helping you find a solution to meet your requirements. Getting started in Digital Signage Decide what you want to put on the screen? Advertisements’,...
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