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Arlon to Showcase its Recent Product Additions at SGIA 2018

Placentia, California - September 28, 2018

Those attending the 2018 SGIA Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 18 – 20 will experience Arlon’s recent additions to the FLITE Technology™ product lineup, with IllumiNITE Wrap™ and SLX™ Cast Wrap, and get a first-hand look at R108 Conspicuity Tapes. 

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Arlon Announces the Global Launch of SLXTM Cast Wrap with FLITE TechnologyTM and Series 3270 Overlaminate

Placentia, California - April 18, 2017

Today Arlon announces the global commercial launch of two new innovative products and a new technology for vehicle and fleet applications. SLX Cast Wrap is a premium gloss white repositionable cast film with FLITE Technology.

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Arlon Graphics Announces Partnership with Yorston & Associates to Represent Arlon Flex Product Line

Placentia, California - December 19, 2016

Arlon Graphics, a manufacturer of high-quality pressure-sensitive vinyl film and flexible substrates, announces its new partnership with Yorston & Associates, a manufacturing representative and consultant firm for the electrical identity market. Yorston & Associates will be representing Arlon’s industry leading flexible substrate product line.

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Arlon Wins ‘Best Booth’ Award at FESPA Mexico

Placentia, California - September 2, 2016

Arlon is pleased to have been awarded ‘Best Booth’ at the FESPA Mexico exhibition last week in Mexico City, Mexico. FESPA Mexico is an exhibition that delivers to the national community the latest screen printing and digital printing developments, and has become the predominant print event in the region.

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Arlon Announces the Launch of DPF 6100XLP at ISA 2016

Placentia, California - April 19, 2016

Arlon is excited to officially launch our new Cast Wrap Film, DPF 6100XLP as an addition to our automotive print media product line at ISA 2016. DPF 6100XLP has a smooth finish and low profile air-egress liner making it a great solution for your commercial vehicle wrap needs. The most notable feature of DPF 6100XLP is its superior bond in channels and compound curves, outperforming other alternative films in the market.

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Arlon Announces All Graphic Supplies as a New Distribution Partner in Canada

Placentia, California - March 16, 2016

Arlon is excited to announce our new partnership with All Graphic Supplies as a national distributor for the Canadian market. Arlon’s full product lines, including: Print Media, Cut Graphics and Automotive Restyling Films, can now easily be ordered through All Graphic Supplies who has 6 strategically located branches throughout Canada.

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Arlon Graphics Announces New President Andrew McNeill

Placentia, California - January 28, 2016

Arlon Graphics, LLC, manufacturer of high quality pressure-sensitive print media, cut vinyl and flexible substrates for the sign and graphics industries, today announced the appointment of Andrew McNeill as President. Mr. McNeill brings more than 25 years of relevant industry experience to his new role having previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Reflexite Corporation for several years and as Chief Executive Officer of Orafol Americas, formerly Reflexite. During his tenure with Reflexite and Orafol Americas, he led their growth into a global leader in reflective materials and solar lenses.

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Arlon Announces New Industry Blog, Arlon HUB™

Placentia, California - July 23, 2015

Arlon announces our new blog, Arlon HUB™, featuring expert content on the sign, graphics and automotive industries. The blog will be comprised of content authored by Arlon contributors, tapping into the many facets of knowledge from Arlon’s Sales Team to the Operations Team. Arlon HUB will be focused on topics from all areas of the industry that can be openly discussed, as well as offering a platform where readers can engage with Arlon contributors directly. Many of the blog posts will include visual content to further supplement the post such as videos and tips and tricks.

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Arlon Hosted Open House for Latin America Partners & Site Tour for CSSA Members

Placentia, California - April 24, 2015

In recognition of Arlon’s expansion into our new facility in Placentia, CA it was with great pleasure to have hosted an Open House for our Latin America partners as well as a Site Tour for the members of the CSSA (China Sign Shanghai Association). Approximately 40 people from each group were in attendance. Both events featured a tour of Arlon’s new state-of-the-art facility featuring increased capacity and improved LEAN manufacturing philosophies seen throughout the plant.

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Arlon Graphics Expands Distribution Relationship with Nazdar SourceOne®

Placentia, California - October 6, 2014

Arlon Graphics is excited to announce the expansion of our distribution partnership with Nazdar SourceOne, now distributing our products nationwide. Nazdar SourceOne will introduce Arlon product into diverse markets and bring a variety of opportunities for both companies.

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Arlon Graphics Launches New Corporate Logo

Placentia, California - April 24, 2014

Arlon Graphics announces the launch of its new corporate logo worldwide. The new logo and brand image are part of a strategic goal to form a stronger brand connection with Arlon customers and to differentiate the brand from its competitors. Arlon's new brand expression reflects the core focus of the company, "Creating Innovative Materials for Visual Expression."

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Arlon Launches a New Wide Width Digital Print Flex

Placentia, California - September 17, 2013

Arlon is excited to announce the launch of DPF 390, a wide width digitally printable flexible substrate designed for high impact digital graphics. The pristine face stock can take heavy amounts of ink, single or double-sided, which ensures color consistency day and night, without incurring additional material stretch. 

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Arlon Announces Expansion of Manufacturing Facility

Placentia, California - July 15, 2013

Arlon Graphics LLC is pleased to announce the commencement of an 18 month project to expand and relocate its manufacturing to an upgraded facility in Placentia (Orange County), California. The new facility increases capacity, improves material flow, and nearly doubles the size of its current location. 

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Arlon Sponsors the Great Gorilla Project

Placentia, California - June 4, 2013

Arlon is excited to be sponsoring the Great Gorilla Project that will be featured at the Paignton Zoo in Paignton, Devon, South West, UK from Friday, the 18th – Sunday, the 20th of October, 2013. The goal of the project is to showcase local Exeter artistic talent and make the public aware of the significant conservation threat facing wild gorillas.

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Arlon Graphics Launches www.WrapItRight.com Website

Placentia, California - April 26, 2013

Arlon Graphics is excited to announce the launch of our new training website www.wrapitright.com. WrapItRight.com is a compilation of expert methods for working with graphic films through "how-to" videos. The videos cover topics in areas where installers regularly struggle. Through these videos Arlon provides tips to help educate our customers to perform installations the right way from the first time.

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Arlon Promotes Chad Russell to Director of Business Development

Placentia, California - July 13, 2012

Arlon is pleased to announce the promotion of Chad Russell to the Director of Business Development, based in Santa Ana, CA. In this role he will be responsible for Arlon’s product management team, new product commercialization, product strategy and pricing for all graphics product lines. Chad worked in Arlon’s sales organization for eight years and most recently served as National Account Manager for the US market. Chad holds Bachelors and Masters degrees in Business Administration.

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Arlon Partners with Graphic Art Mart for Australian Distribution

Placentia, California - May 1, 2012

Arlon is pleased to announce Graphic Art Mart as a new distribution partner in the Australian market. Graphic Art Mart, along with its existing National Distributor Spandex, will offer the full range of Arlon Print Media, Cut Graphic and Flexible Substrate product lines in multiple locations throughout Australia. The Graphic Art Mart management team is a strong partner for Arlon because they have vast industry knowledge from 37 years of distributing in the Australian market.

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Arlon Announces the Launch of New and Improved DPF 4560GTX and DPF 4500GX

Placentia, California - April 24, 2012

Arlon is excited to announce the launch of the New and Improved DPF 4560GTX and the all new DPF 4500GX. Arlon’s New and Improved DPF 4560GTX is a 3‐mil (75 Micron) calendered film with a new brighter white finish and a light grey tinted air-egress adhesive. The new improved adhesive is specially designed for opacity to directly cover existing graphics or dark substrates while removing cleanly up to 2 years. DPF 4560GTX is very easy to install which makes it great for a wide variety of applications including fleet and vehicle decals and POP displays.

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Arlon Announces the Addition of Stephanie Gagnon as Logistics Manager

Placentia, California - March 26, 2012

Arlon is pleased to announce the addition of Stephanie Gagnon as Logistics Manager. In this role, Stephanie will be responsible for managing Arlon’s Logistics Program for finished goods as well as leading freight vendor relations and Arlon’s outside warehouse management. Prior to joining Arlon, Stephanie served as Ocean-Export Manager at a local freight forwarding company based in LA.

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Arlon Announces the Promotion of Ken Huggins to Customer Service Assistant Manager

Placentia, California - March 20, 2012

Arlon is pleased to announce the promotion of Ken Huggins to Customer Service Assistant Manager. Ken is now responsible for managing and overseeing the daily operations of Arlon’s call center, customer satisfaction, claims resolution and key account management. Prior to this role, Ken held the position of Customer Service Lead, leading all the operational activities of the Arlon Flex Division.

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Arlon Graphics Announces the Launch of Eco-Friendly Removable Film and Overlaminate

Placentia, California - March 19, 2012

Arlon Graphics is excited to announce the launch of two new Polyolefin Eco-Friendly products. Arlon's DPF 204 is a 4-mil (100 Micron) flexible white eco-friendly polyolefin film with a high tack removable adhesive. This film was designed to offer a more opaque greener option for interior and exterior POP applications. The high tack adhesive system offers an initial repositionability to allow for an easier installer friendly application, while maintaining a strong bond to multiple substrates such as painted walls. DPF 204 is available in 54" x 50 yd rolls.

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Now Available - Downloadable Software Color Palettes for Arlon's Series 2100 and Series 2500 Cut Graphics Product Lines

Placentia, California - March 6, 2012

Arlon is excited to announce the availability of downloadable color palettes for Series 2100 Opaque Cast Vinyl and Series 2500 Translucent Cast Vinyl Film. The palettes for these products lines are downloadable and available on the Arlon website at this URL: (http://www.arlon.com/ColorPalettes) for the following software programs: Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, Corel Draw, Flexi and SignLab. These palettes will help designers be able to show the Arlon Vinyl colors they are using for their signage designs on screen and before going to production.

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Arlon and Mutoh America Team Up Again to Sponsor Graphics of the Americas (GOA) Vehicle Wrap Center at the GOA 2012 Tradeshow

Placentia, California - February 8, 2012

Arlon and Mutoh America team up for the fourth year in a row to sponsor the Graphics of the Americas Vehicle Wrap Center that will be featured at the GOA tradeshow in Miami, FL on March 1 - 3, 2012. Arlon will be featuring DPF 6000XRP, a 2- mil cast film with X-Scape Technology® and Series 3220 Gloss Cast overlaminate which will be used for vehicle wrap demonstrations throughout the show. These free instructional demos will be running each day of the show to educate end-users on the proper techniques and tools needed to complete a profitable vehicle wrap. The demonstration times for March 1st and 2nd will be 11AM, 1PM and 4PM and March 3rd the sessions will be at 11AM and 1PM.

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Arlon Announces the Launch of DPF 4300

Placentia, California - January 2, 2012

Arlon is excited to announce the launch of DPF 4300, a 3.4‐mil (86 micron) opaque matte white calendered film with removable adhesive. The film is a multi‐purpose clean removable film for an easy on & easy off application. It offers flexibility as well as high opacity for covering previous graphics up to three layers. DPF 4300 also provides good resistance to scuffing, tearing, and abrasion to help protect your graphics. DPF 4300 is offered in 54” wide rolls by 50 yds.

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Arlon Announces the Addition of Wynsie Chan as Director of Product Management

Placentia, California - September 1, 2011

Arlon is pleased to announce the addition of Wynsie Chan as Director of Product Management. In this role Wynsie will be responsible for managing Arlon’s product management team in addition to leading new product development projects. Prior to joining Arlon, Wynsie held several senior management positions in marketing, sales and international business development for an aftermarket automotive specialty lighting manufacturer and importer.

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Arlon Graphics ‐ The First California Sign Association (CSA) 2011 Platinum Sponsor

Placentia, California - August 1, 2011

Arlon Graphics, LLC is proud to announce that we are the first CSA member to sign up to be a Platinum Sponsor for the upcoming 2011 CSA Expo & Trade Fair. The expo will be held September 16 – 17 at the Hotel Maya in Long Beach, CA. The event will feature three educational seminars, a roundtable discussion session, a table top exhibit, and numerous entertaining events including a reception at a local bowling alley, a silent auction, a live auction and the annual drawing where someone will win $10,000!

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Arlon Graphics Receives Arrow Award at SEGD Conference

Placentia, California - July 1, 2011

Arlon Graphics is pleased to announce that at the recent SEGD Conference in Montreal Canada they were awarded SEGD’s Arrow Award for longstanding demonstration of exemplary service; for advancing technologies and manufacturing in the field of environmental graphic design; and for long‐term support of SEGD chapters, events, and educational programs. Kevin Rourke, National Account Manager for Arlon attended the event and was presented the Award from SEGD.

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Arlon Announces the Release of DPF 207

Placentia, California - June 29, 2011

Arlon is excited to announce the launch of DPF 207, a 6‐mil (150 micron) matte white vinyl film with a clear removable pressure‐sensitive adhesive. The adhesive is specially designed to have initial repositionability to substrates such as smooth painted non‐vinyl walls without compromising the ultimate bond. DPF 207 has a premium moisture stable polycoated lay‐flat liner that is optimal for printing on a variety of print systems. DPF 207 is offered in 54” rolls by 50yds.

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Arlon Announces the Release of DPF 206

Placentia, California - June 24, 2011

Arlon is excited to announce the launch of DPF 206, a 6‐mil (150 micron) light weight polycoated matte white fabric film with a unique woven texture. The c lear removable pressure sensitive adhesive is designed to bond well to substrates such as smooth painted non‐vinyl walls. DPF 206 has a lay‐flat liner that is optimal for printing on a variety of print systems. This is the ideal fabric film for wall decorations that require ease of application as well as removability. DPF 206 is offered in 54” wide rolls by 100ft.

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Arlon Launches 6 New Digital Products at ISA

Placentia, California - May 18, 2011

Arlon launched 6 new digital products targeted for window and wall graphics creating a big splash at the ISA Show. 

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FLEXcon Acquires Arlon Engineered Coated Products and Arlon SignTech, Ltd.

Placentia, California - March 28, 2011

FLEXcon, a leading manufacturer of pressure-sensitive films and adhesives, has acquired the business assets of Arlon Engineered Coated Products and Arlon SignTech, Ltd. of San Antonio, Texas forming FLEXcon Industrial, LLC. This strategic move expands FLEXcon’s manufacturing capabilities to produce engineered products. The new FLEXcon Industrial, LLC has hired all of the executives and employees.

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Arlon Announces the Release of DPF 4560MTX

Placentia, California - February 21, 2011

Arlon is excited to announce the launch of DPF 4560MTX, a 3‐mil digitally printable matte white calendered film with X‐Scape Technology®. DPF 4560MTX has a tinted, permanent pressure sensitive adhesive featuring the X‐Scape Technology®. This X‐Scape Technology® film is ideal for fast and easy installation and doesn’t compromise on adhesive strength. The DPF 4560MTX is great for POP displays, tradeshow graphics, and medium term signage.

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FLEXcon Signs Agreement to Purchase Graphics Division of Arlon Inc.

Placentia, California - February 1, 2011

FLEXcon, a leading manufacturer of pressure-sensitive films and adhesives, today announced that it has entered an agreement to acquire the business assets of the Graphics Division of Arlon, Inc. of Santa Ana, Calif, to form a company to be named Arlon Graphics, LLC, a new wholly owned subsidiary of FLEXcon. This strategic move will strengthen FLEXcon’s market leadership position by expanding its product portfolio in advertising and promotional products, as well as extending its sales channel and global market presence. The new Arlon Graphics, LLC will extend offers of employment to the executives and employees. When the acquisition is complete, FLEXcon will have the option to purchase Arlon Engineered Coated Products and Arlon SignTech Ltd. of San Antonio, Texas, following necessary due diligence.

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Arlon and Mutoh America Team Up Again to Sponsor Graphics of the Americas (GOA) Vehicle Wrap Center at the GOA 2011 Tradeshow

Placentia, California - January 20, 2011

Arlon and Mutoh America team up for the third year in a row to sponsor the Graphics of the Americas Vehicle Wrap Center that will be featured at the GOA tradeshow in Orlando, FL on February 24 – 26, 2011. Arlon will be featuring DPF 6000XRP, a 2-mil cast film with X-Scape Technology® which will be used for vehicle wrap demonstrations throughout the show. These free instructional demo’s will be running each day of the show to educate end-users on the proper techniques and tools needed to complete a profitable vehicle wrap. The demonstration times for February 24th and 25th will be 11AM, 1PM and 4PM and February 26th the sessions will be at 11AM and 1PM.

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Arlon Announces the Release of DPF 4570GTX

Placentia, California - January 18, 2011

Arlon is excited to announce the launch of DPF 4570GTX, a 4‐mil digitally printable gloss white calendered film with X‐scape Technology. DPF 4570GTX combines the best of both worlds – a 4‐mil face stock that allows ease of installation without an overlaminate and durability of adhesion. The X‐scape system allows installers to achieve speedy installation while maintaining high enough tack to ensure long term bond. The gloss face stock is designed for applications requiring High Gloss or more image “pop.” The special tinted adhesive system is designed for opacity to cover existing graphics or dark substrates.

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Arlon Announces the Release of the New Wide Flex 6 – Flexible Substrate

Placentia, California - December 20, 2010

Arlon announces the release of the New Wide Flex 6 Wide Width digitally printable flexible substrate product. Wide Flex 6 is a white seamless flexible substrate designed for large sign faces where durability and uniform light transmission are important. The polymeric PVC ensures the quality and reliability you have come to expect from Arlon for your everyday signage applications. Rated as a 6-year outdoor product, now you have the flexibility to decorate with Arlon’s 2-mil translucent vinyl, Series 2500 or digitally print the material up to 16’ 4” widths.

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Arlon Holds Corporate Campaign to Raise Money for the Fight Against Breast Cancer

Placentia, California - December 9, 2010

Arlon recently held a corporate campaign to raise money for the fight against breast cancer and it was a huge success doubling our initial goal. The campaign started October 1st and just recently ended. It was held internally at the company and Arlon also campaigned at SGIA in our tradeshow booth to raise money to support the cause. Anyone who donated received a pink bracelet and all money that was donated was sent to the Susan G. Komen - For the Cure Foundation.

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Arlon Announces the Launch of Two New Cast Overlaminates

Placentia, California - September 29, 2010

Arlon is excited to announce the launch of Series 3220L (Luster) and Series 3220S (Satin) overlaminates which will be added to the current Series 3220 cast overlaminate line. Arlon now has a full offering of overlaminate products.

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Arlon Announces the Launch of New Banner Products

Placentia, California - September 3, 2010

Arlon is excited to announce the launch of three new banner products. These products are available and stocked in both our California and New Jersey warehouses in addition to our standard DPF 313 product.

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Arlon Announces the Release of the New Cast Flex 10 Flexible Substrate Product

Placentia, California - February 15, 2010

Arlon announces the release of the New Cast Flex 10 flexible substrate product. Cast Flex 10 is a flexible, reinforced, vinyl substrate, coated with a FX UV protective coating. It is designed for backlit graphic applications for the sign and awning industries. The FX UV protective coating is engineered for pressure sensitive vinyl applications. It is warranted for an outdoor durability of up to 10 years. Arlon’s recommended decoration method for Cast Flex 10 is with Arlon’s Series 2500 Cast Translucent Film.

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Arlon and Mutoh America Team Up to Sponsor Graphics of the Americas (GOA) Vehicle Wrap Center at the GOA 2010 Tradeshow

Placentia, California - January 6, 2010

Arlon and Mutoh America team up together to sponsor the Graphics of the Americas Vehicle wrap center that will be featured at the GOA tradeshow in Miami, FL on February 25 – 27, 2010. Arlon will be featuring the new DPF 6000XRP, a 2-mil cast film with X-Scape Technology® which will be used to wrap a vehicle throughout the show. These free demonstrations will be going on each day of the show to educate end-users on the proper techniques and tools needed to complete a profitable vehicle wrap. The demonstrations times for February 25th and 26th will be 11AM, 1PM and 4PM and February 27th the sessions will be at 11AM and 1PM. All graphics will be printed on Mutoh America’s ValueJet 1614-64" printer and it will also be exhibited in the wrap center booth along with Mutoh’s ValueJet 1304-54” printer.

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Arlon Announces the Release of New Print Media Brochure

Placentia, California - January 5, 2010

Arlon announces the release of a new Print Media brochure. The new brochure was completely redesigned with a fresh new look and feel and includes detailed product information to educate customers about our products. It includes technical information, applications for each product and recommended laminates to use with each film. The brochure was designed to assist customers in choosing the right product for their application.

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Now Available Print Media Products in Short Rolls

Placentia, California - October 5, 2009

Arlon announces the release of new short rolls available for print media products. Arlon wants to provide our customers with the option to buy shorter rolls and have the ability to buy what they need. We are trying to save on wasted material for our customers and give them more options. Arlon is offering the following products in 54” x 20 yd rolls: DPF 6000XRP and DPF 6000X Cast Vehicle Wrap Vinyl and Series 3220/3230 Overlaminate. Arlon is also offering the following short roll products: DPF 2400 Printable Reflective Vinyl (48.5” x 10yds) and Series 3200 Optically Clear Overlaminate (54” x 10 yds). Please visit our website for additional short roll products at www.arlon.com.

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Arlon Announces the Launch of DPF 6000XRP - New Vehicle Wrap Material with Enhanced Repositionability

Placentia, California - June 15, 2009

Arlon announces the release of DPF 6000XRP a new vehicle wrap material with enhanced repositionability. DPF 6000XRP, a 2-mil gloss white cast film with X-Scape Technology®. It has bubble release, tinted, repositionable, permanent pressure-sensitive adhesive that allows for speedy installations while maintaining high enough tack for long-term bonds. This premium quality cast face stock with a lay-flat liner is designed for large format graphics. The adhesive provides excellent opacity, easy installation and superior conformability around rivets, curves, and contours. Rated for outdoor durability up to 7 years (unprinted). Printed durability is dependent on the ink system used.

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Arlon Announces Montroy Sign and Graphic Products as a New Distributor

Placentia, California - April 27, 2009

Arlon announces the addition of Montroy as a new distributor for Arlon Print Media, Cut Graphics and Flexible Substrates products. Montroy operates 10 branch locations throughout California, Nevada, Arizona and Utah and has recently launched a website (www.montroy.com) where customers can also purchase Arlon products.

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Arlon Appoints Kevin McKinley to VP of Sales

Placentia, California - April 24, 2009

Arlon is pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin McKinley to VP of Sales for Arlon Graphic Products Division. In his new role, Kevin will be responsible for direct and indirect sales in Arlon’s North American and Australian markets. Previously, Kevin held progressive sales and program management positions within the organization and most recently was Senior Manager, National Accounts. Kevin has been with Arlon for more than 10 years.

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Arlon Announces the Release of a New Economical 5-Yard Package for Series 2100 HP in 15” Punched and 24” Unpunched Widths

Placentia, California - March 16, 2009

Arlon announces the release of a new economical 5-yard roll package for Series 2100, cast film in 15” punched and 24” unpunched widths. With the tight economy, small and medium sign shops are starting to shy away from buying 50-yard rolls of colored cast film; especially outside the standard white, red, blue, and black fast movers that most shops use everyday. According to Arlon’s research, signs and banners are often restricted to those ‘fast mover’ colors or digital printing with a trade-off in creativity or in warranty life. To meet this trend head on, Arlon will offer these short rolls in 83 colors at the same sq.-ft. price as larger rolls.

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Arlon Sponsors Tractor Trailer Truck Wrap for the NASCAR Premier of the Auto Club Speedway

Placentia, California - February 20, 2009

Arlon sponsored the NASCAR Premier of the Auto Club Speedway wrapping 10 tractor trailer trucks to promote the NASCAR race in Southern California. The trucks were wrapped by The Global Group located in Southern California using Arlon’s DPF 6000X, a 2 mil cast film with X-Scape Technology® and Series 3220 Overlaminate. The trucks are out on the road promoting the NASCAR Race in California that happens once a year.

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Arlon and Mutoh America Team Up to Sponsor Graphics of the Americas (GOA) Vehicle Wrap Center at the GOA 2009 Tradeshow

Placentia, California - February 17, 2009

Arlon and Mutoh America team up together to sponsor the Graphics of the Americas Vehicle wrap center that will be featured at the GOA tradeshow in Miami, FL on February 26 – 28. Arlon will be featuring its DPF 6000X, a 2-mil cast film with X- scape technology which will be used to wrap a Mustang throughout the show. These free demonstrations will be going on each day of the show to educate end-users on the proper techniques and tools needed to complete a profitable vehicle wrap. All graphics will be printed on Mutoh America’s ValueJet 1614-64" printer and it will also be exhibited in the wrap center booth.

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Arlon Announces the Promotion of Lily Hunter as Product Manager

Placentia, California - February 4, 2009

Arlon is pleased to announce the promotion of Lily Hunter as Product Manager. Lily is now responsible for managing the entire economy grade print product line including the product development of existing and new products. Prior to this role, Lily held the position of Oversees Operations Coordinator, playing an instrumental part in managing Arlon’s economy grade product operations and assisting with the sales success this product line experienced in 2008.

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Arlon India (Pvt) Ltd Partners with Idea Works (Pvt) Limited for India Distribution

Placentia, California - January 12, 2009

Arlon is pleased to announce Idea Works (Pvt) Limited as a new distribution partner in the Indian market. Idea Works will offer the full range of Arlon Print Media, Cut Graphic and Flexible Substrate product lines in multiple locations throughout India. Idea Works management team has extensive experience working in the Indian market and a vast network of infrastructure to support Arlon’s India expansion.

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Arlon Announces the Promotion of Linda Babilo as Print Media Product Manager

Placentia, California - January 5, 2009

Arlon is pleased to announce the promotion of Linda Babilo as Print Media Product Manager. Linda will be responsible for overseeing the development of future Arlon print media products and also managing the current print media product line. Linda has been with Arlon for a year and a half and has proven to be a huge asset to the company. Prior to her new role, she held the position of Product Specialist supporting both the print media and cut graphics product lines. Linda’s background and knowledge of the products will allow for an easy transition into her new role.

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Arlon Announces Rob Moore as Northwest Regional Sales Manager

Placentia, California - April 8, 2008

Arlon is pleased to announce Rob Moore as Regional Sales Manager for the Northwest Region. Rob will develop and coordinate sales activities, technical support and market assistance to Arlon distributors and sign shops for Arlon cut graphics, flexible substrates, and digital print media. Rob’s territory will cover the following states: Washington, Oregon, N. California, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado and Alaska.

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Arlon Announces Dennis Ortega as Southwest Regional Sales Manager

Placentia, California - March 10, 2008

Arlon is pleased to announce Dennis Ortega as Regional Sales Manager for the Southwest Region. Dennis began his career with Arlon in 2004 as the Northwest Regional Sales Manager, growing this newly created territory 100%. Dennis will now focus on the Southwest territory, developing and coordinating sales activities, technical support and market assistance to Arlon distributors and sign shops for Arlon cut graphics, flexible substrates, and digital media.

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Arlon Introduces DPF 6000X with X-Scape Air Release Technology

Placentia, California - February 8, 2008

Arlon introduces DPF6000X with X-Scape Air Release technology to its line of Digital Print films. DPF6000X is a 2-mil cast Extra Formable film with tinted, repositionable, bubble releasing adhesive. X-Scape Technology® allows installers to achieve speedy installation while maintaining high enough tack to ensure long term bond. “Bubbles disappear with the press of a finger,” states Gabriel Maxwell, Director of Print Media, Arlon. “DPF6000X is the premium vehicle wrap vinyl in the market today. It’s print quality, conformability, and ease of installation puts it above the competition.”

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Arlon Announces Ivonne Uruena as Customer Service Manager

Placentia, California - November 27, 2007

Arlon is pleased to announce Ivonne Uruena as Customer Service Manager for Arlon Coated Products Division. As a member of the Arlon team, Ivonne will manage the customer service department, which deals directly with customers and is the first point of contact. She will develop and implement processes and procedures to improve operational efficiency of order entry, and work with shipping to achieve the highest level of service to the customer.

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Arlon Announces Addition of Holly Szychowski as Product Manager of Cut Graphics

Placentia, California - November 20, 2007

Arlon is pleased to announce the addition of Holly Szychowski as Product Manager of Arlon Cut Graphics. Holly will work with Arlon Marketing and manufacturing to explore opportunities in new and existing markets and further develop the cut graphic brand. She will also be responsible for developing new marketing strategies for Arlon.

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Arlon Announces Release of New Color Card

Placentia, California - October 17, 2007

Arlon announces the release of a new Color Card. This sales tool allows customers to view product color film samples, and provides valuable product information. The product detail assists customers in choosing the right color and the right product for their application.

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Arlon Announces Addition of Peter Douglas as Sales Manager of Eastern Region

Placentia, California - September 27, 2007

Arlon is pleased to announce the addition of Peter Douglas as Regional Sales Manager for the Eastern Region. In addition to becoming a member of the Arlon team, Peter will work with Arlon’s Eastern distribution channel to develop and coordinate sales activities, and provide technical support and marketing assistance to sign shops throughout the Eastern region.

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Arlon Announces New Specialty Films

Placentia, California - September 27, 2007

Arlon is delighted to announce four new Metallized vinyls to its Series 5800 Outdoor Grade Specialty Film line. In addition to Gold Leaf, we’ve added; Small Engine Turn Gold, Large Engine Turn Gold, Diamond Plate, and Carbon Fibre. Each film features a specially designed finish making it ideal for decorative trim, accents or nameplates on windows, partitions, custom signs, and vehicles. Arlon’s Specialty Films will be offered in 15” perforated and 24” non-perforated by 10 and 50 yard rolls and is now in stock.

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Arlon Announces Addition of Kent Jackson as Sales Manager of Canada

Placentia, California - September 7, 2007

Arlon is pleased to announce the addition of Kent Jackson as Regional Sales Manager for Canada. Kent will work with Arlon’s Canadian distribution channel to develop and coordinate sales activities, and provide technical support and marketing assistance to sign shops throughout Canada for Arlon cut graphic films, print media, and flexible substrates.

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Arlon Launches New Decal Film

Placentia, California - August 9, 2007

Arlon introduces 70A series engineering grade film to it’s existing line of Digital products, expanding it’s very popular leading container film 72A, which has been available for over 20 years.

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Arlon Names Brian Holbert as VP Sales & Marketing

Placentia, California - June 27, 2007

Arlon is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Holbert to VP, Sales & Marketing for Graphic Products. Brian will now have global responsibility for the strategic direction of cut graphics, digital products, and flexible substrates as well as sales and marketing functions. Brian will report to Ron Hopkins, President of Arlon Coated Products Division.

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Arlon Expands Digital Print Banner Line

Placentia, California - June 25, 2007

Arlon is pleased to announce its new digital print gloss finish banner, DPF 300. DPF 300 is a frontlit, economical, 13 oz. scrim banner with a blockout feature allowing for greater opacity. This indoor/outdoor flexible banner adds vibrancy to any graphic and is specially formulated for eco-solvent and solvent inkjet printers. Made for a wide range of applications, DPF 300 gloss is available in 30”, 36”, 48”, 54”, and 60” by 75’ rolls. This banner is rated for an outdoor durability of up to 1 year (unprinted).

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Arlon Launches New High Gloss Intermediate Vinyl

Placentia, California - June 25, 2007

Arlon is pleased to announce the introduction of its new 6 year high gloss vinyl, Series 5000. At 2.8 mils, Series 5000 is Arlon’s thinnest calendered film, making it one of the most pliable calendered vinyl on the market. This product’s finish gives it a premium look at an intermediate price. It is ideal for signs, graphics or displays requiring vibrant, glossy color.

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Arlon Launches DPF 4560GTX with X-Scape Air Release Technology

Placentia, California - June 25, 2007

X-scape Air Release technology is being introduced to Arlon’s Print Media line with DPF 4560GTX. DPF 4560GTX is a 3-mil, high gloss, white PVC film with tinted, permanent adhesive. The X-Scape Technology® has a built-in bubble release adhesive that allows for ease of installation and repositionability, yet permanent adhesion is not compromised so installers can rest assured that the finished installed graphics will remain in place.

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Arlon Graphics Appoints New Controller

Placentia, California - May 23, 2007

Arlon Graphics is pleased to announce the addition of Adam Carleton to our organization, effective May 14, 2007, as the new Controller. The departments under Adam’s responsibility are IT, Credit, and Accounting for both Arlon Film Division and Signtech locations.

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Arlon Graphics Appoints New President

Placentia, California - May 3, 2007

Arlon Graphics is pleased to advise the appointment of Mr. Ronald Hopkins as President, succeeding Mr. Elmer Pruim. Elmer had served as the Arlon Graphics President for 10 years and recently moved outside Arlon to pursue various entrepreneurial opportunities. Ron was formerly Vice President, Arlon Graphics with responsibility for marketing, technical services, international sales, and R&D.

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Arlon Announces New Colors for Calon® Series 1900

Placentia, California - January 5, 2007

Arlon is pleased to announce new colors for Calon Series 1900. Series 1900 is a 3 mil glossy calendered intermediate film specially designed for price sensitive graphic projects. 12 new colors will be added to the line, making available 38 brilliant colors. Series 1900 is made of polymeric PVC for durability and has a special controlled release liner for excellent weeding. The adhesive is formulated to enable the reliable use of a wide range of popular substrates. Series 1900 is a cost-effective choice for shorter-term exterior signs, banners, promotional graphics and interior applications requiring durability up to 5 years.

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