Sign Builder Essentials December


It's more than simply the shirt color of our favorite sign maker!

Forgive us if we sound a bit cynical, but we take our environmental performance seriously. Look behind the logos, the slogans and the clever plastic bottle counters and what do you find? With Precision Board Plus its hard data. Make a meaningful environmental statement and craft your signs with Precision Board Plus HDU.

    · Certified with 18.9% Rapidly Renewable Resource content

    · Certified Carbon Balance of 3:1

    · Precision Board Plus now assists in meeting LEED requirements for
                                      obtaining USGBC and ICC 700-2008 building credits

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New ORAJET® Series 3751RA Offers Effortless Installation at an Extraordinary Price

An ideal choice for challenging vehicle wraps, ORAJET® Series 3751RA Wrapping Cast with Rapid Air® Technology features a low initial tack, repositionable adhesive, cast construction, and an advanced air release system for highly conformable performance over difficult curves, corrugations, and rivets. Series 3751RA is an 8-year, 2.25-mil film with a smooth surface producing vivid, life-like prints that can be removed with little or no adhesive residue for up to four years. Recommended for use with ORAGUARD® Series 290 laminating film.  

For Engravers, By Engravers: Gravograph's LaserStyle & GravoStyle™ Version 7

Gravograph announces LaserStyle & GravoStyle™ version 7, a professional CAD/CAM engraving and lasering platform designed for engravers by engravers. Whether you are personalizing gifts, producing ADA compliant signage, or making industrial tags and panels, GravoStyle™ 7 is the smart solution. The many help aids and guided wizards minimize errors and speed production. What's new: Enhanced help system with videos; additional wizards and guided help to minimize errors; downloadable stroked engraving fonts as you need them; handwritten dedications with Dedicace™ technology for the unique gift; 3D level options for that extra dimension needed in signage, metal stamps, jewelry, & more; lasering parameters to quickly process Gravograph engraving materials; and enhanced interaction with CorelDraw to be able to utilize the best of both. For more information, visit

Codamount Laminators: Flexible Configuration and Custom Design

Coda introduces its new line of high-quality Codamount Laminators. Available either hot or cold-and in widths from 26 to 64-inch-the Codamount Laminator can be configured to meet the needs of any imaging professional. All machines have a maximum 2-inch roller gap, and roller diameters are either 4-1/2-inch or 3-1/4-inch (depending on the width of machine). Machines can be ordered with or without: a sturdy floor stand, top feed and take-up, bottom feed and take-up, heated top roller, and heated bottom roller. Coda is currently building custom laminators for specific industrial uses. Coda's design and engineering team will design and build for a particular application. For more, dial 201/825-7400 or visit  

NEW Economy Line of Inkjet Films

Sometimes a basic film is all that is needed to get the job done. Introducing 3M™ Scotchcal™ Graphic Film Series IJ10 & Series IJ11.

  • Everyday films for interior & exterior signage, decals, & POP
  • Compatible with solvent, eco solvent, UV, & latex printers
  • Heavy liner helps material resist buckling
  • 3.1 mil calendered vinyl film, 3-year expected life
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Sign Builder Essentials,

contact Kim Noa, Midwest & West Coast Regional Sales Manager,  

at (212) 620-7221 or

or Jeff Sutley, East Coast Regional Sales Director,
at (212) 620-7233 or 



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