Three Dimensional Display
demanding project required high-resolution four-color
process images with perfect color matching as well as
thermal diecutting of the various logos. The substrate
was matched with a high performance adhesive to bond
with low energy plastic. Sterling provided over thirty
thousand decals; some with transfer tape and others
applied to rigid backing. All design and production
was performed under a demanding and compressed schedule.
the best material is an important consideration.
These magnetic signs were produced for the Military
"Vehicle Preservation Society." By applying
efficient production techniques Sterling was able to
provide a higher quality magnet than the competitor
with only a two- percent increase in cost.
The graphics were computer generated at no addition
cost to the customer. Our product lasted longer, did
not curl and stayed on the vehicle. This is an excellent
example of providing the customer with the Sterling
- Color Process Decals
four-color decal illustrates both our capabilities and
rapid response program. Confronted with a time schedule
of only two days Sterling was able to receive a digital
file via cable internet modify the file with special
attributes to reduce moiré and dot interference,
produce film, and deliver product with time to spare.
By meeting our customers time requirements and demanding
image criteria Sterling provides a level of service
and value that is priceless in today's graphic marketplace.
of Purchase Headers
headers are the first image the prospective customer
encounters. Hopefully the customer is drawn to the product
within the display. With this application our customers
wanted an image that you could taste with your eyes.
By utilizing a very high resolution process that required
seven passes and extreme attention to color value and
dot gain our customer was more than happy. Sterling
was able to provide a high-resolution image that was
durable and less than the cost of a digital process.
The image was so visually impressive that the inspection
crew and customers reported that their saliva glands
were actually stimulated when viewing the header.
illustration is becoming more pronounced as our customers
try to educate or demonstrate their product with an
image. This application required a magazine like quality
on a metal plate. Using the most cutting edge technology
Sterling was able to print with a 133-line screen directly
to metal. In order to accomplish this a method of applying
the ultraviolet ink to the metal had to be developed
and tested. By using our large vendor resources and
expertise we developed a method that was new to the
industry. Sterling again went to great lengths to develop
and design a process to fill our customer's needs.
signage has been screen printed for decades. Applying
the correct technology with the application will provide
the advantage. By applying a special clear coat Sterling
was able to more than double the life span of this application.
Facing southwest this signage was exposed to the sun
and brutal Midwest elements requiring replacement every
few years. With a small increase in price our customer
was able see a large benefit with an increased life
span of the product.