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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Printing on Plastics

If you are considering printing on plastics with your commercial digital press, or you have been using plastics for years, it is wise to be aware of the benefits and obstacles of the most popular plastic substrates. Styrene (Polystyrene or PS) Advantages: Good impact resistance, machineable, low cost, FDA compliant for indirect food contact, bright…

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Sneak Peek at Print 17: Masterpiece Graphix ‘Materials Matter’ Booth 3143

In just a couple weeks, Masterpiece Graphix will be featured in the “Materials Matter” exhibit hub at the Print 17 tradeshow in Chicago. The popular “Materials Matter” section highlights the tactile qualities and versatility of substrates that give printed materials powerful impact. Masterpiece Graphix will be located at booth 3143. Take a sneak peek at…

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Masterpiece Graphix Adds Maple to Lineup of Printable Wood Veneer

St. Louis, MO – Masterpiece Graphix, the go-to source for specialty substrates, has added printable maple wood veneer to their product lineup for commercial digital presses. Created from real and sustainable wood, the printable veneer is available in 19 inch by 13 inch sheets. Finish options include the original cherry and a new lighter maple.…

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Masterpiece Graphix Substrates to be Featured in ‘Materials Matter’ Hub at Print 17 Tradeshow

St. Louis, MO – Masterpiece Graphix, a leading manufacturer of specialty substrates for commercial printing, will be featured in the “Materials Matter” section of the upcoming Print 17 tradeshow, September 10-14, at McCormick Place in Chicago. The popular “Materials Matter” section highlights the tactile qualities and versatility of substrates that give printed materials powerful impact.…

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Menu Printing: Are You Using the Right Material?

Imagine walking into a new restaurant. You appreciate the friendly host and admire the interior decorating and plush seating. Then the host hands you a grubby, torn and faded menu. Despite the initial good impression, now you are questioning your decision to choose this restaurant for dinner. Quality Menus Begin with Plastic The durability and…

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25 Ways Synthetic Paper Can Help You Sell More Print

Think you know synthetic paper? Take another look. With its resistance to water, chemicals and tears, Masterpiece Graphix synthetic paper gives durability to almost any application. Easy to convert, synthetic paper can be perforated, laser die-cut, scored, folded, and punched. Customers are drawn to the bright white finish and flexible, soft hand feel. Masterpiece Graphix synthetic paper…

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Printing on Static Cling? Kick it Up a Notch with Glassmate

Whether you have printed thousands of window clings, or are looking to enter the market, you need to take a look at GlassMate. The next level of static cling, Masterpiece Graphix GlassMate is an ultra-low-tack, washable, removable/repositionable decal film intended for use indoors or outdoors, primarily on glass or other very smooth, glossy surfaces. The…

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Back by Popular Demand: Printable Wood Veneer

Are your print customers following the latest vintage and rustic trends? Add personality to their brand by printing on real wood veneer. Available in 19 inch by 13 inch sheets with a 14pt cherry wood veneer finish and a white backer. Wood veneer sheets are compatible with the following digital presses:  HP Indigo S2000, 3XXX,…

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