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Building Banner

28th July 2011

We are just putting the finishing touches to a rather long banner, which is due to be installed on the side of a building. It measures over 9 metres in length.

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Pin Picture

18th July 2011

This was an interesting project. We were asked to produce two large posters, each one was 3m x 3m. But they were being used as a template for the artist Duncan Macaskill to stick coloured pins in, to create a giant mosaic. The project is due to be completed in time for part

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Road Signs

18th July 2011

This customer wanted a set of permanent road signs to advertise his new fishing facilities. We printed photographic quality imagery onto sturdy 5mm Diabond, we also supplied the signposts and the road traffic sign fixings. To compliment the large printed signs, we also produced a number of smaller direction signs

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As seen on TV

13th July 2011

Fame at last… A BBC documentary last night about satirical map making, dedicated a large portion of the program to a certain “Octopus Map” by Fred W Rose. We see the skilled art of the printers as they ink the plates and wind the presses. But what we don’t see is

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Giant films for Screenprint

8th July 2011

We were able to produce these giant film positives for one of our screenprint customers, using our purpose built gantry camera to enlarge the negatives produced by our imagesetter. The resulting film had crisp, high definition, high density halftone dots to create a lovely smooth fade from one end of

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Welcome to the Hexio News Blog

1st July 2011

We have many exciting projects planned for the next few months, so check back here regularly and stay up-to-date with developments here at Hexio. In the meantime, we have prepared a new sample pack containing most of the substrates and materials that we are now able to print on. Drop