Monarch’s MFTAPE: A Clean and Simple Way to Hang Signs Conserving time and energy when you’re working on an installation is a fantastic thing, and Monarch’s MFTAPE can help you do more of it. Among the newer hanging systems on the market, MFTAPE is a concealed fastener system that is unique to Monarch and streamlines the sign-mounting process when working with difficult-to-hang products.

Presto Tape Partners with DaVinci Technologies for Distribution
Presto Tape, a U.S. manufacturer of wide format print media, has partnered with DaVinci Technologies for distribution. Presto Tape manufactures removable and repositionable print media for the sign industry. The company offers two substrates with the... Read More
Main Tape Acquired by Nekoosa Holdings
Nekoosa Holdings, a Wingate Portfolio company, acquired Main Tape Company, Inc., (Cranbury, New Jersey) on Friday, May 1, 2015. The addition of Main Tape to the Nekoosa Holdings portfolio, comprised of Nekoosa Coated Products (Nekoosa, Wisconsin), RTape... Read More
Workers’s Memorial Day: Essentra Specialty Tapes Hosts Illinois Governor
Essentra Specialty Tapes was delighted to welcome Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner, who led the celebration of Workers’ Memorial Day on April 28 at Essentra Americas’ headquarters in Forest Park, Illinois. This annual day of commemoration remembers those... Read More
GSG Offers 3M VHB Tape 4910
If you’re seeking a strong, durable bond that looks good and will hold up in a variety of applications and conditions, 3M™ VHB™ Tape 4910, available from GSG, fits the bill. This double-sided, pressure-sensitive acrylic tape with acrylic adhesive... Read More
Essentra Specialty Tapes at GlobalShop 2015
Essentra Specialty Tapes has announced it will showcase its signature selections and new specialty tape product at GlobalShop 2015, to be held at Mandalay Bay, Las Vegas, from March 24 to 26. GlobalShop focuses on design and shopper marketing... Read More

Sign Assembly: Adhesives
The signage industry is all about image, and to be consistently successful in the business, the image must be perfect. Customer expectations are high, and the human eye can easily pick-up surface distortions of only a few thousandths-of-an-inch on a... Read More
GSG Offers Scotch Acrylic Adhesive For Metal, Wood, Plastic, and Ceramics
3M Scotch-Weld™ acrylic adhesive DP8805NS, offered by GSG, is a nonsag, toughened, two-part adhesive that is ideal for bonding wood, metal, plastic, and ceramic materials. It has a five-minute work life, seven-minute handling strength, low odor, and a... Read More
New Alcohol Wipes to Improve Bonding of Tapes
Essentra Specialty Tapes (formerly Duraco Inc. and Duraco Express) is introducing a new line of disposable Isopropyl Alcohol (IPA) Wipes for cleaning and preparing surfaces in order to obtain a stronger bond between any tape and the surface to which it... Read More
Remo One Foam Tape Allows Clean Tape Removal on One Side
Essentra Specialty Tapes (formerly Duraco Inc., and Duraco Express) has announced the availability of their unique Remo One® line of double-sided foam tapes, with one side removable. The unique chemistry of this adhesive system allows users to cleanly... Read More
LaserBits: Plaque Mounting Tape
This high-tac double-sided Plaque Plate Mounting Tape (SUS 072) from LaserBits is useful for attaching Alumamark, TechLine Stainless Steel Plates, or LaserBrite Plaque Plates to plaques. Fine enough to go unnoticed after mounting; this tape has a long... Read More



2015 Winter/Spring Buyer's Guide


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