New Illuminated LED Standoffs from Outwater According to studies, consumer awareness and sales of products rise significantly when highlighted with an appropriate source of lighting, as opposed to similar presentation without being lit under otherwise equal conditions. In response to numerous customer requests for the ability to illuminate their mounted graphics, posters, and promotional messages in color, Outwater now offers its extremely popular LED Standoffs for Signage and Displays with red, blue and green lighting options in conjunction with the white lit format in which its LED Standoffs were initially introduced.

Essentra Specialty Tapes Introduces New Double-sided Foam Tape
Essentra Specialty Tapes (formerly Duraco Inc. and Duraco Express) introduces Duraco High Bond Tape, a permanent foam core tape. This double-sided tape has been designed for applications where a strong adhesive bond or high shear strength is desired. Its... Read More
Mounting Applications Simplified with MultiTac High Tack Double-Sided Adhesive
Drytac, an international manufacturer of adhesive-coated products, markets an extensive line of mounting adhesives for the sign and graphics industry. Most notable is its latest addition, MultiTac™ High Tack, a versatile double-sided mounting adhesive... Read More
New RTape Web Site Features Mobile Responsive Design
RTape Corp. has launched its new Web site at optimized for compatibility with mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets. “We felt that we needed to make the RTape site more mobile responsive,” says John Danio, VP of Marketing for... Read More
Channel Letters: Raceway vs. Wireway
Flush mounting is the most common mounting type for front-lit channel letters. But there are two other possibilities. Channel letter signs may also be mounted to either a raceway or a wireway. A raceway is a rectangular sign mounting structure... Read More
Essentra Specialty Tapes Introduces New Duraco® Red Film Tape
Essentra Specialty Tapes (formerly Duraco Inc. and Duraco Express) introduces its new versatile double-sided clear film tape, Duraco Red. This new family of premium tapes was developed as an ideal solution for: 1. Permanent bonding, especially in... Read More

Presto Tape Partners with Pioneer Supply Company for Distribution
Presto Tape, a U.S. manufacturer of wide format print media, has partnered with Pioneer Supply Company for distribution. Presto Tape manufactures removable and repositionable print media for the sign industry. The company offers three substrates with... Read More
New Finger Lift Tapes Catalog
Essentra Specialty Tapes (formerly Duraco Inc. and Duraco Express) has launched a new catalog showcasing their double-sided Finger Lift Tapes. These user-friendly tapes feature a release liner with a dry edge on both sides which extends beyond the width... Read More
New Manuf. Process for Improved Finger Lift Tapes Availability
Essentra Specialty Tapes (formerly Duraco Inc. and Duraco Express) announces the installation of a new high speed 60-inch hot melt coater for manufacturing Finger Lift Tapes in their Forest Park, IL facility. The new hot melt process complements their... Read More
3M Brings Adhesive and Tape Solutions to ISA International Sign Expo
3M Industrial Adhesives & Tapes will be featuring two new solutions to the sign market at the ISA International Sign Expo, April 24-26 in Orlando, Florida. At the 3M booth, number 220, sign manufacturers will find adhesive and tape solutions that... Read More
LaserBits: Acrylic Glue and Applicator
Gluing an acrylic award is easy and will look professional using the correct glue and applicator. LaserBits offers a top-quality glue, which is formulated for the type of acrylic common in awards. A special glue applicator creates a bubble free bond of... Read More



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