Industry News

 Midwest keeps on top of the latest products and equipment in the sign, screen and digital industries. We regularly add new items to our product offerings, and below are some of the most recent additions, now available for our customers!


  »  Introducing Wilflex Warrior White - the white ink that does it all!  
  »  3M Envision Film Wins Award

»  New from 3M... Envision Films


»  Roland introduces new Soljet Pro 4


»  Brother GT3 GraffiTee Direct-to-Garment Printers

  »  Mimaki introduces JV400 Series Printers  




New from PolyOne Wilflex... Warrior White LB!

Introducing Wilflex Epic Warrior White LB! The best multi-purpose white on the market - no need to stock multiple whites for specific textile blends.


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Ask your Midwest Representative for more information!








3M Envision Wrap Film Wins "Best Environmental Subrate" Award


The European Digital Press Association (EP) has named 3M’s Envision Print Wrap Film 480Cv3 the “Best Environmental Substrate” for 2013.

The European Digital Press Association, an independent group with members in 23 European countries, annually recognizes the best in innovative technology within the digital printing market.

In its nomination of the product, the EDP called out several distinguishing factors of the  non-PVC wrap film, noting that it was “a breakthrough in the market.” The association also highlighted the fact that its coverage by the 3M MCS Warranty is seen as valuable by brand owners.


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3M... Envision Films!



Beyond Vehicle Wraps...


NEW Envision Print Wrap Film 480Cv3

NEW Envision Gloss Wrap Overlaminate 8548G


3M Envision Wrap Films go beyond non-PVC with a breakthrough boost in attributes -- Even outperforming the industry favorites, 3M films IJ180Cv3 and IJ380Cv3, and overlaminates 8518 and 8580. They are versatile enough to wrap everything from vehicles to boats to textured buildings. And they are an environmentally friendly option to offer customers looking for a greener solution.


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  • Highly conformable
  • Installs in extreme temperatures
  • Faster removal
  • Exceptional clarity
  • Highly durable
  • Environmentally-friendly



For Vibrant Signs...


NEW Envision Translucent & Diffuser Films


3M's New Envision Translucent & Diffuser Films are the first graphic films that optimize LED light. Create vibrant signs without hot spots with these films that require fewer LEDs and energy.


More information on the Envision Translucent & Diffuser Films






Roland Introduces New Soljet Pro 4

Roland's fastest, most powerful large-format color printer/cutter ever, the 64" SOLJET PRO 4 XR-640 ushers in a new era of quality, precision and performance. Incorporating the latest in ink technology, it features two inline 8-channel piezo inkjet heads capable of printing seven different droplet sizes for smoother gradations and richer density in photograph and high-resolution printing modes. The 64" width makes it ideal for vehicle wraps and other large applications.  

Click here for more information on the Soljet Pro 4 from Roland.





Brother Introduces New GraffiTee Series Garment Printers!


This new series is the next generation in the successful line of Brother garment printers. The new GraffiTee Series delivers a suite of advanced features for all your garment printing needs. The GT3 Series consists of three models: CMYK-only, a CMYK with two white print heads, and a CMYK with four white print heads for higher speed and performance.

Click here for more information on the GraffiTee Series Garment Printers.

Please contact your Midwest representative for details!



Mimaki's Introduces JV400 Series Printers!

Mimaki is pleased to introduce their brand new Latex, wide-format printers - the JV400-130LX and JV400-160LX. These are the first printers in the world to come equipped with white Latex ink! White Ink helps retain the natural vividness of colors by being used as a base to print on transparent or colored materials, making it perfect for clear window film graphics, signs and displays!

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 for more information.







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