Avery Dennison Corporation
) has announced that University of Michigan's 2013 solar car
featured an Avery Dennison vehicle wrap film. The solar car known
as Generation was introduced to public on June 18, 2013.
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Generation is redesigned by the students of Michigan University
for World Solar Challenge that takes place every two years. World
Solar Challenge is a solar-powered car race which covers 3021 km
through the Australian Outback. Generation will compete in the
2013 World Solar Challenge from Oct 6 to Oct 13 2013, under the
challenger class team.
Avery Dennison MPI 1005 Supercast Easy Apply film was digitally
printed and protected with DOL 1360 Gloss overlaminate. TKO
Graphix has installed Avery's vehicle wrap film for Generation.
The Vinyl wrap, which is of more than 700 square feet, covers the
aerodynamic body of the solar car. The vehicle wrap also
allocates all sponsor logos, providing Generation the full
protection required to win the race.
The digitally printed film is valuable for the solar car as it is
durable, repositionable and slideable. Avery's high quality films
permit faster positioning and air-bubble free film application as
well as long-term removability. Additionally, the Vinyl wrap film
has transformed the car, maintaining the shape designed by the
Solar Car Team of Michigan University along with its diversified
The demand for car wrap is growing as it can be easily removed
without damaging the original paint of the vehicle. It is also
more affordable than a custom paint job and easier to maintain.
Currently, the use of these Vinyl wraps are not only limited to
solar cars but can also be installed on most vehicles and boats,
ATVs, motorcycles and RVs; this is because the car wraps can be
installed quicker than a custom paint job and are more affordable
Avery, which is among the leading office supply companies along
CompX International Inc.
ACCO Brands Corporation
A.T. Cross Company
), recently announced a partnership with West Coast Customs
(WCC). Under the collaboration, Avery's vehicle wrap films will
be displayed in each project of WCC's new TV show.
Pasadena, Calif.-based Avery manufactures pressure-sensitive
materials, and tickets, tags, labels other converted products.
Avery has over 200 manufacturing and distribution facilities
encompassing more than 60 countries.
Avery currently retains a short-term Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).