Sign Builder Essentials February 2012

Make the Switch to Savings

If you're currently using traditional fabrication methods, such as welding, contact us for your free cost analysis that will show you how much money you'll save by switching to LORD® Structural Adhesives.


LORD® Structural Adhesives are:

  • Stronger than welds
  • Don't believe us? Watch this video
  • Faster than welding
  • UL approved
  • Aesthetically appealing

Our customers stick with US!


To learn more, call 800/220-1966, visit, or view a video.  

ArtClip3D: Unleash your router's 3D capabilities without breaking the bank

New from a world-renowned software company and the maker's of the largest online library of ready-to-use 3D models comes ArtClip3D, the easiest way to add 3D functionality to 3-axis CNC routers. ArtClip3D introduces a new method of designing layouts based on the "assembly" concept. Premade models can be downloaded and saved from an extensive online library and then combined to create endless design possibilities. This assembly concept removes the traditional learning curves associated with 3D model creation and allows users to jump in and start designing and cutting jobs on day one. ArtClip's preloaded tool database and precise toolpath generation help simplify project setup and machining ensuring quality results. Additional tools such as texturing, virtual job simulation and a full text editor make ArtClip3D the best value and most powerful solution for distributors and end users looking to capitalize on the high margin 3D sign industry. Visit for more information or call 213-624-6321. Come visit booth #1679 at the International Sign Expo 2012 in Orlando, FL on March 22-24.

Digitally Imaged Sign Components----Matched to Last

3M is the only single-source provider of the components needed to manufacture digitally imaged signs. 3M digital sign solutions include: 

          • Tested Substrates & Films
          • Durable Overlaminates
          • Quality Inks  

These components are developed to effectively work together and are backed with the 3M™ MCS™ Warranty, the most comprehensive  

   warranty in the industry. View brochure.  

US LED Offers Tandem2

Tandem2 is designed to replace fluorescent lamps in sign cabinet lighting applications. The sleek design, utilizing world class LEDs, delivers outstanding brightness and consistent true white color. Tandem2 features US LED's patented Quick Connect system, and it is available pre-assembled in 4-foot single-sided and double-sided sections. Each section is supplied with a connector clip and L-brackets for easy installation. US LED leads the industry in the development and application of advanced lighting systems by providing the finest quality LEDs on the market at the most competitive pricing. US LED is Always the Right Choice!  

Get the Big Picture with Formetco

Formetco powered by Ad-Tech has a history of quality products and is the largest Tri-Face sign manufacturer in the US. Formetco provides the world's most reliable unit, with installations worldwide. We offer LED screen technology from indoor 6mm units to outdoor 34 mm units. Red, Amber and Full Color LED Message Signs, as well as LED Video Screens, are also available. In addition, we are one of the largest providers of LED Backlit signs, and we manufacture the best LED Billboard light fixture available to the outdoor industry. For more information, visit

For more information on how to get your product listed in

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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