Specialty Coating and Laminating: Your Partner in the Industry
The “hidden” Cornish Gem When you think of Kernow Coatings, think best-in-class quality print receptive coated synthetics across all print platforms from traditional litho and flexo to digital dry toner, all ink jet technologies and more recently HP Indigo. We have the best digitally printable synthetics in the market with the most OEM certifications in […]Read more
When white plastic isn’t just white plastic
Durable. Waterproof. Tear resistant. These are just a few of the ways printed plastics impact our life each day, often without us being aware of it! From the bank cards that we use daily to pay for goods, to the safety signs that warn us about dangerous situations, synthetic materials surround us and provide us […]Read more
The Growing Need For Personalisation On Plastic Labels In The Horticultural Market
Plastic is an excellent material for durability and it gives print pieces a modern, sophisticated look. Additionally, items printed on plastic can be placed almost anywhere because they work well in environments with high humidity, they won’t deteriorate when wet and won’t tear apart when handled under harsh conditions. Plastic labels are available in a […]Read more
Start the New Year thinking Green!
At Kernow Coatings we are committed to conducting business in ways that both help protect our planet now and build a better, more ecologically aware future for generations to come. Our Sustainability Vision has become a true focus of our manufacturing process. Our main focus has become recycling which has many benefits such as conserving […]Read more
What Could Possibly Go Wrong With Cheap Synthetics?
The “It’ll be OK” approach when running unapproved synthetics can come at a significant price. The cost of your digital printer can be anywhere from thousands to hundreds of thousands of dollars and we all know that run time is the only time where money is made. Jams, dust contamination and fuser melts are the […]Read more
Schools use Synthetics to Save Time and Money
Going into any classroom today and looking around, everyone will be amazed at the sheer volume of printed material being used. From the books to the notepads, handouts, display documents in various sizes and the teaching aids, the variety, color, and the volume does not seem to have declined even though we are in the […]Read more
Synthetics in the Health Care Market
I recently went for an MRI scan and in the small anteroom I counted 13 laminated signs, with everything from asking me not to use my mobile, to how to use the lockers to store my personal things. All of them were faded, dirty and stuck on with drawing pins, tape or blue tack and […]Read more
Choosing the Right Media for the Right Job
With a marketplace full of different products, making the right choice of substrate can be a daunting task. As a habit most printing companies like to use products they are familiar with, and unsurprisingly, most print jobs are printed on paper substrates. Is paper always the right solution for the application? And is lamination the […]Read more
Actions Speak Louder Than Words: Showing What Your Products Can Do
Innovation and creativity is at the core of everything we do at Kernow Coatings. This is true for the products we develop and offer to the digital printing industry but also when it comes to explaining and offering the products to the market. At Kernow, we consider our products as more than just printable substrates, […]Read more
Synthetics in the Retail Market: How a Simple Material Can Change the Way You Market!
We’ve all seen it. Chances are you can recall a recent situation where you encountered it: the smudged sign, the torn tag, the greasy menu with the ratted corner, that one observation that made you question the cleanliness of the store you love to shop in. The retail world is full of printed applications that […]Read more