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New FOME-COR® Collection Offers Widest Portfolio Of High-Quality, Innovative Foam Boards For Displays, Graphic Arts, Framing

3A Composites USA is pleased to announce its newly integrated FOME-COR® Collection – the widest portfolio of high-quality, innovative foam boards designed to meet the needs of the display, graphic arts and framing industries.

Introduction of this newly integrated FOME-COR Collection follows 3A Composites’ recent acquisition of the EnCore® Products and Elmer’s® foam boards division from Atlanta-based Newell Brands, Inc.

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The Next New: Retail’s Reaction to A Hectic 2020 Holiday Season

Consumer Behavior during Pandemic

This holiday spending season is bound to be unlike any our industry has ever witnessed.  Retailers have been forced to react and create new in-store models while shoppers have completely altered their approach to buying.  The effects of COVID-19 on Retail, QSR and Fast Casual have resulted in a permanent evolution of the in-store experience. 

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Fashion Powerhouse Extends Brand Experience To Refurbishment Hoarding with LUMEX® G

For the renowned fashion brand Louis Vuitton, hoardings during refurbishment are a key component to their brand experience. Aesthetic hoardings attract attention, garnering publicity and buzz – even if the store is closed. Nowadays a successful hoarding does not only need to serve a purpose but should also be “Instragram-able”.

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Fully Recyclable DISPA® Installation Reveals Design Sin Confessions at BDF 2019

Earlier this year we received news that Birmingham based interior and architectural design studio SCULPT, in collaboration with STEAMhouse, a local center for creative innovation was developing an installation made of DISPA® with the goal of testing DISPA’s capabilities and unique properties.

DISPA® consists of a patented embossed formed paper core that is laminated on both sides with bright white, smooth paper surfaces – a unique composition that makes this paper board lightweight yet extremely rigid, strong and dimensionally stable. Signs created with lightweight DISPA® stay flat yet are easy to handle and hang. Manufactured with 100 percent Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®)-certified paper (FSC-C074317), DISPA® is fully recyclable. (The FSC is a nongovernmental organization operating in more than 80 countries to facilitate responsible forest management in accordance with social, economic and ecological needs.)

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Fully Reyclable Dispa® Paper Board Introduced to the Americas for Signs, Displays

3A Composites USA is pleased to announce that DISPA® graphic display board – a uniquely laminated structure of embossed formed paper that is 100 percent recyclable – now is available in the Americas.

DISPA® will be showcased at the 2019 ISA International Sign Expo April 24-26 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. Show-goers are invited to stop by the 3A Composites USA Booth No. 1327 to view DISPA® samples.

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Life-Size Gatorfoam® Letters Beautifully Fabricated for Marketing of Higher Education App

Blue Painted Gatorfoam Lettering

Slate is an information management system for higher education admissions and advancements developed by Technolutions, Inc., featuring a robust set of functions and integrations. Technolutions is a leader in the higher education industry and hosts The Slate Innovation Summit every year, bringing together admissions counselors, operations staff, technical staff, directors and deans of admission, from varying Institutions. As a technological advancement, the app deserved a display fabricated with bold and purposeful design.

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Contributing to a Sustainable Future in Graphics Display – The Launch of Dispa®

A Recyclable Rigid Substrate.


Graphics, displays and signage are a vast part of visual communication in our environments and therefore place a significant impact on sustainability practices. They enable our day to day communications in grocery stores, retail shops, homes, schools, and way-finding systems. With such a large reach, society has come to expect and place its trust in organizations to ensure the public’s safety and behave responsibly and sustainably.

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Traveling Outdoor Dibond Photography Exhibition Engages Worldwide Astronomers

From Earth to the Universe, Photography Exhibition, The Image Group, Albert Dock, 2009, Dibond Aluminum Composite Substrate In 2009, Manchester print and exhibition specialists, The Image Group, were commissioned to design and install an outdoor photography exhibition on the Albert Dock in Liverpool. READ MORE


Self Assembled Bowl Made From A Single Sheet Of Folded Dibond ACM

b5b3f63fb45d2c49b1ce509fa77fd4bc_f676Inspired by the folding techniques of Ron Reush, “a visionary mathematician and designer who was one of the first to explore the architectural potential of 3D tessellated structures in the 1960’s and 70’s,” Hans Sachs at Responsive Design Studio created the Durian. Durian is a 3D-folded bowl made from white Dibond aluminum composite material. READ MORE


Cottage Signage Blends Into Natural Surroundings With Reclaimed Timber, Stone and Dibond ACM

7c8bb9f8344102242b7a75f4e55b46d8_f671Relish, a graphic design and branding company out of Winnipeg, Canada, designed the exterior signage for the St. Amant Spirit Cottage by Hans Kraus Family & Qualico. The cottage is a recreational retreat for children with developmental disabilities and their families. The signage is featured on the driveway leading up the cottage and is the first brand interaction visitors have with the facility. READ MORE