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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Printing on Plastics

Whether you are testing the waters with specialty substrates or you dove in long ago, it always benefits you to know the advantages and disadvantages of printing on plastics. Having this knowledge at your fingertips could mean the difference between delays in production and a value-add that creates loyal clients. We at MGX enjoy providing…

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Work Smarter, Not Harder with UniSyn’s Superior Ink Adhesion

UniSyn has many advantages for Print Service Providers (PSP). In this post, we focus on UniSyn’s superior ink adhesion. The proprietary chemistry of our topcoat enables ink to absorb into the surface, which yields improved adhesion and accelerates dry times and post-cure rates. What’s the Appeal for My Press? UniSyn is printable via conventional and…

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Need Optimal, Consistent Color Accuracy? Think: UniSyn

One of the key advantages to printing with UniSyn Synthetic Paper is optimal color accuracy. MGX put our synthetic paper to the test with the help of some trusted Print Service Providers from our network of customers and distributors. We compared our substrate with sheets of competitors’ synthetic paper and found it: Has superior color…

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Career Opportunities at MGX

MGX is currently hiring for two positions. You can view full job descriptions including responsibilities, qualifications, and benefits information on our Careers page. Brief descriptions are listed below. Inside Sales RepresentativeJob Function:  Inside Sales, Growth Development Seniority Level:  Associate Industry:  Manufacturing and Distributing Printable Substrates, Functional Coatings, Custom Converting Employment Type:  Full-time Location: MGX, Fenton, MO We are…

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Create Products that Pop with Backlit & Pearlescent Polyester

Are your customers in search of solutions for their restaurant’s or boutique’s signage or a more luxurious look for invitations or loyalty cards? We have just the material you need to land the job. MGX carries 8-mil titanium backlit and pearlescent polyester with a range of benefits, including: A PET base that allows lay flat…

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UniSyn’s Broad Compatibility Provides Superior Workflow Flexibility

UniSyn Synthetic Paper offers many advantages to Print Service Providers (PSPs), including fast dry and cure times. However, one of the most advantageous features of UniSyn is its broad compatibility, which provides PSPs superior workflow flexibility. This substrate is engineered for presses such as: HP Indigo Conventional and UV Offset UV and Aqueous Flexo UV…

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Eliminate Unpredictable Dry Times with UniSyn Synthetic Paper!

Print Service Providers (PSPs) have always had a love-hate relationship with offset printing on synthetic papers. They love this lucrative segment but hate the disruption and havoc it can wreak on their typical processes and workflow – mostly due to unpredictable dry times. Most synthetic paper producers and ink suppliers set stringent guidelines that printers must…

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Rising Costs for PVC Resin Drive 2021 Price Increase

PVC Price Increases

The printing industry (among others) has experienced price increases due to pandemic-related challenges and the rising costs of business operations, such as PVC Resin and other materials, production, and labor. Plastics Technology posted an article on October 22, 2020, about the continued climb of PVC and PE prices over the course of the year. In…

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UniSyn Opaque: You Asked, We Delivered!

You wanted it; we got it. MGX has expanded our portfolio of specialty substrates to include UniSyn Opaque. Many of our customers expressed a need for a substrate that has the same ease of printability and production benefits as our standard-grade UniSyn along with a higher opacity and 2-sided application capability. Availability MGX listened to…

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