Blog - Innovation

  • 6/27/17 5:00 am PDT
    OmniCube™ and TrafficJet™ Shine on Colombia’s New National Route Markers
    Florencia Delponte, Customer Service Representative
    Colombia’s Ministry of Transport is improving their reference signage on their national road network. For years the agency used a series of small wood and concrete markers offset from the roadway to provide motorists with location information. However, these markers have have proven difficult to maintain over the years. The old markers are set low to the ground and are not only difficult to read, but they are also a safety hazard to any vehicle that might strike them during a run off the roadmore...
  • 6/8/17 5:00 am PDT
    Is Sensitivity an Excuse for Bad Sheeting Behavior?
    Scott Chapman, Global Marketing Communications Manager
    While helping raise our six children, two of them girls, I often found myself accused of being too insensitive. I have seen that sensitivity can be a double-edged sword. “Oh dad, you’re so sensitive” can be a very endearing compliment in the right setting depending on how it’s delivered - say during a private conversation at home, with but not in a cowboy bar in Dallas. Somebody described as insensitive could well be a very empathetic and skilled listener - or touchy and prone to flying intomore...
  • 5/31/17 5:00 am PDT
    Tips For Removing Permanent Adhesive Graphics & Weathered Graphics
    Joey Heiob, Technical Service Representative
    Have you ever been asked or hired to remove vinyl vehicle graphics that are cracked and weathered due to their age or the material used had a permanent adhesive? If you have, you know how difficult these graphics can be to remove and the amount of time it can take. There are times where using a heat gun or propane torch just doesn’t work.In this blog, I will share a few helpful tools that are being used in the market today that can help make the removal a little easier.more...
  • 5/23/17 9:36 am PDT
    Six Useful Tips to Help You Get Started in the World of Wraps
    Molly Waters, Senior Technical Specialist
    The wrap market continues to grow as more shops and individuals are getting into wraps. This includes print wraps for commercial use, as well as decorative wraps, which can be color change, printed or even a combination of color change and printed graphics. This blog contains six tips to help those of you getting started in the world of wraps.more...
  • 5/18/17 5:00 am PDT
    Second Penang Bridge
    Ashish Shukla, Global Marketing Director
    Three years ago Malaysia’s Sultan Abdul Muadzam Shah Bridge, also called the Second Penang Bridge, opened after five years of construction. The longest bridge in Southeast Asia features wide sweeping “S” curves over its 24 km length - a design requirement  to help motorists stay attentive for the average 20 minute crossing.more...
  • 5/8/17 5:00 am PDT
    Margaret Adams, Marketing Automation Specialist
    In 2013, Avery Dennison introduced the TrafficJet Print System™ to the traffic sign industry and since then, we have installed over 250 printers in sign shops all over the world. While digital sign printing has become widely accepted, some are still a little hesitant. Let’s walk through some of the misconceptions about digital traffic sign printing that exist today and why it’s time to embrace this technology.more...
  • 5/3/17 5:00 am PDT
    Sky Yan, Technical Marketing Manager
    China’s Guizhou Province has been the location for aggressive investment in highway construction by the government. Since 2009, $68 billion has been invested into the construction of more than 5,000 kilometers of highways. On the recent Wengan-Daozhen highway project, the mountainous terrain required that over half of the length of the system consist of tunnels and bridges - including some of the most impressive bridges in the world.more...
  • 5/1/17 5:00 am PDT
    Josh Zaller, Product Manager
    Many consumers are still unaware of car wrapping or believe it is exclusively for fleet advertising purposes - but, the times are changing.more...
  • 4/25/17 5:00 am PDT
    Printed Pixel
    Amy Wojtowicz, Global Product Manager
    If you’re keeping up with our blogs on VisiFlex™, you are seeing how excited the industry is over this new product.more...
  • 4/20/17 5:00 am PDT
    Tony McCaugherty, European Regulatory Affairs Manager
    Ever wondered just how traffic signs work? It’s something we take for granted every time we get into our cars and drive.more...