Agfa Adds Textural Digital Media Supplier Dreamscape to Its Wide-Format Portfolio
ELMWOOD PARK, NJ—October 21, 2014—Savvy print service providers (PSPs) looking to expand into the décor market need wait no longer. Agfa Graphics is adding Dreamscape to its specialty media assortment, which means customers have access to a distribution network and wide-format application experts available from coast-to-coast.
Dreamscape is the premier supplier of textural digital media for the décor market. With product names like Bling, Suede and Caviar, the line offers PSPs the ability to expand into custom wall graphics. Agfa Graphics will be highlighting Dreamscape media in its booth (#2019) at SGIA 2014 being held in Las Vegas Oct. 22-24.
Dreamscape's textured embossings add depth and style to printing projects, making them stand apart. Among the lines distributed by Agfa Graphics is Terralon, a PVC-free printable wall covering made from over 30 percent postconsumer content; Bling a metallic enriched bead emboss media; Suede emboss; and Caviar, Classic and Monet repositionable wall wraps that feature different textures that hide wall imperfections.
"Dreamscapemakes a terrific addition to our growing portfolio of specialty media," said Larry Salomon, vice president of wide-format display graphics, Agfa Graphics, North America. "Our objective is to continue to provide our customers with growth opportunities. Custom wall covering services is a growing market and Dreamscape can open the door."
Agfa Graphics' team of wide-format specialists possesses the product knowledge and expertise to assist PSPs with application questions and creative ideas.
"Agfa has a reputation as the largest supplier of flexible and rigid substrates in the sign and display industry," noted Roy Ritchie, president, Dreamscape. "We look forward to working with the Agfa Graphics team in providing our high quality wall coverings to customers."
Dreamscape media will be on display at the Agfa Graphics booth (#2019) at SGIA and in its new Application Zone, the "Surf N' Crab." SGIA 2014, being held from Oct. 22-24, at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
The Agfa-Gevaert Group is one of the world's leading companies in imaging and information technology. Agfa develops, manufactures and markets analog and digital systems for the printing industry (Agfa Graphics), for the healthcare sector (Agfa Healthcare), and for specific industrial applications (Agfa Materials). Agfa is headquartered in Mortsel, Belgium. The company is present in 40 countries and has agents in another 100 countries around the globe. The Agfa-Gevaert Group achieved a turnover of 2,865 million euros in 2013.
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