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Unsung Heroes of Finishing

The Crickets. The Revolution. The Attractions. At least one of these bands may be unfamiliar to you. What about Buddy Holly, Prince, and Elvis Costello? You've probably heard of these well-known artists, but they might not have reached the heights of fame without the aforementioned backing bands that helped make them great.

Similarly, the finishing world includes myriad supporting services that are crucial to many a project's success. Without these unsung heroes, your finisher's star solutions wouldn't shine so bright. Let's meet a few of them.

Apex Die: Kleenstick Taping

Kleenstik Taping
Kleenstik is a cost-effective, efficient method for creating pockets, sealing envelope flaps, enclosing CD or DVD mailers, or hanging POP displays. Available in permanent and removable formulas, Kleenstik tape can be applied to a variety of substrates: plastic, wood, synthetic paper, and even glass. At Apex Die, we offer high-speedautomatic Kleenstik application.

Apex Die: Shrink Wrapping

Shrink Wrapping
Shrink wrapping offers proper protection that will help your finished products arrive at their final destinations in excellent condition, free of scuffing or transit marking. A finisher that can perform shrink wrapping inline with other services can save time and money while eliminating the hassle of unpacking, shrink wrapping and re-packing your products elsewhere.

Apex Die: Eyeleting & Grommeting

Eyeleting & Grommeting
Eyelets or grommets are sturdy hanging solutions for POP displays, packaging, signs, banners, and more. They can be applied to a variety of materials, including cloth, leather and plastic. Apex Die can apply eyelets in a wide range of sizes and colors, to unmounted or unmounted products, according to the design and hanging needs of your application.

The Apex Die Advantage
At Apex Die, we don't consider the above services unsung heroes - we believe they're crucial to the success of many projects! We offer all of these services in addition to die cutting, foil stamping, embossing, UV coating, film laminating, sheet mounting and more. Call us today to begin planning your next project!