Current Press Releases

All Press Releases are published in whole or in part of the listed publications. Call Johnson Plastics for information on any of the products listed below.

March 2014

Sublimatable Polos

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Eco Polos

Johnson Plastics is ready for spring with sublimatable placket shirts from Vapor Apparel. Their ECO Micro Performance Polo, made from 50% recycled polyester/50% polyester, has set-in sleeves, knit collar and 3-button placket. Available in adult sizes XS to 3X in Blue and White; lady’s sizes XS to 2X in White, Blue and Pretty Pink. They also offer Vapor’s 100% Spun Polyester Adult Basic Performance Polo in adult sizes XS to 3X in Blizzard Blue, Steel and Brighter White.

Easy-to-Sublimate Vapor Apparel

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Vapor Apparel Montage

Call Johnson Plastics for easy-to-sublimate Vapor Apparel for the whole family. Their broad line includes basic performance T’s in sizes for children, youth and adults, plus Eco Performance T’s and Polos in Men’s and Lady’s sizes. They also offer specialty shirts including ringers, singlets, sweatshirts and hoodies, plus a variety of sublimatable accessories from headwear to scarves and SubliSocks. All are in stock and ready to ship.

Sublimatable Scholastic Awards

A&E Magazine

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Streamline Awards

When your customers need affordable scholastic awards, Johnson Plastics has you covered. They offer a large selection of Unisub brand sublimatable award items for any age academic or sports group. Choose the Black or Cherry-edged plaques with White front panel. Get creative with Unisub Hardboard Streamline Awards in 3 shapes. Use precut White aluminum blanks in a variety of shapes and sizes. All are in stock and ready to ship for the spring academic awards season.

Call Johnson Plastics for Engraving Materials

Engraver's Journal

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Engraving Materials

Count on Johnson Plastics for all of your engraving materials. The leading distributor of quality engraving materials from Rowmark, IPI and others, they offer a vast selection of rotary and laser engravable acrylics, as well as metallics and woods. You can be sure of quality at every price point from their economical Value Series Satins, Mattes and ADA Alternative products to the new Hardwood Collection of all natural laserable wood substrates, plus FusionGrafix custom engravable sheet.

Epson T-series Sublimation Printers

Engraver's Journal / Printwear

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Epson T-Serie Sublimation Printers

Call Johnson Plastics for Epson T-Series Large Format Sublimation Printers, the largest closed cartridge systems available. The T3000 printer (shown here) has a maximum media and print width of 24 inches. The T7000 has a maximum media and print width of 44 inches. The Epson T5000 (available by special order) has a maximum width of 36 inches. All three print quicly using the most up-to-date four-color Sublijet-E or SubliM inks. They all can be fitted with Takeup reels for long printer production runs, come standard with a stand, and are fully supported by Johnson Plastics.

2014 Catalogs

A&E Magazine

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2014 Johnson Plastics Catalogs

Find all the products and supplies you need in Johnson Plastics’ new Engraving Products and Sublimation catalogs for 2014. The new Engraving Products Catalog features a huge selection of engraving materials and supplies, sign frames and holders, findings, magnets and pins, plus a list of all their custom fabrication services and prices. The Sublimation Catalog offers a wide variety of products and equipment for sublimation, including printers inks, paper and other supplies.

Five New Rowmark Stand-Offs

Recognition Review

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Rowmark Standoffs

Johnson Plastics has added five new stand-off mounting options for indoor and outdoor use. The new Rowmark products include the Clamper (shown here), a contemporary alternative that grips signs at the edges and the Ghost, a hidden support system fastened to sign backs, Both eliminate drilling holes into the signage material. Other new options include the durable, corrosion resistant Steel stainless stand-off with sleek profile and integrated stand-off cap, the versatile Punto for displaying projecting signage, and the Uniplus panel support system for wall, ceiling or flag mounts.

EZ Bit Holder for Making ADA Signage

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EZ Bit Holder

Look to Johnson Plastics for the EZ Bit stainless steel holder, designed to hold the special bit used for drilling Braille dot holes. The shank/cutter holder comes in two sizes, 11/64” x 6” and 1/4” x 6”, to fit standard engraving machine spindles. An Allen wrench is included with each size holder for tightening the bit. Johnson Plastics also carries EZ Bit solid carbide drill bits for use with the EZ-bit holders.

February 2014

Team Logo Caps

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Back Country Hats

Get ready for spring sports with these popular Back Country caps from Johnson Plastics. Made by Vapor Apparel, the caps come in White, Khaki or Blue to coordinate with most team colors. They are ready to sublimate with team slogans, names, initials and more. Favorites among male and female sports fans of all ages, the caps are great for team, school and booster-club fund-raisers. One size fits all. Order some now and have samples on display.

New SubliSocks

Engraver’s Journal

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SubliSocks

Johnson Plastics is pleased to introduce SubliSocks from Vapor Apparel. These fun new wearables come in Crew (7”) and Short (3.5”) lengths and provide a great customizable product with high margins! They’re sure to be a hit when sublimated with anything from team logos to stylish artwork. SubliSocks come with black toes and heel flaps to prevent creasing marks during the sublimation process and deliver a professional finished result. A SubliSocks Decorating Kit and the Press Insert are also available from Johnson Plastics.

New Punch’nPress Key Chain Stamper

Engraver’s Journal / A&E Magazine

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Punch'nPress

Johnson Plastics is introducing a new revenue stream to your business with their new Punch’nPress key chain stamper. The Punch’nPress produces a unique new item that sports booster clubs and pro shops will love. A great personalized gift, this system lets you produce customized key chains quickly, easily and economically. The metal key chains are available in a variety of different shapes and styles including baseball, soccer and golf. A shirt design allows you to customize both sides of the key chain with the images of your choice. Stamping press is made in Germany.

Gallery Wrap

Engraver’s Journal

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Gallery Wrap

Make your prized photos look like rich oil paintings with the new Gallery Wrap from Johnson Plastics. Simply sublimate a favorite photo onto Gallery Wrap’s special canvas. Then stretch the sublimated canvas over the frame to create a stunning work of art! Johnson Plastics will help you get started with:

  • Gallery Wrap Corner Guide Starter Kit (includes 4 corner guides, 4 oz. of glue, 10 pins)
  • Frame stretcher bars (8" x 10" or 11" x 17" in kits or 8", 10", 11" or 14" bars in pairs)
  • Precut canvas: 11" x 13" for 8" x 10" or 8" x 8" portraits, or 14" x 17" for all other sizes (additional material allowance to wrap around the frame)

Easy-to-Sublimate Headwear

A&E Magazine / Printwear

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Sublimatable Headwear

Headwear is always a popular team fund-raiser item and Johnson Plastics has the easy-to-sublimatable products your customers are looking for. Just sublimate a team logo, initials, motto or other image onto these baseball caps, stocking caps, ear-warmers and scarves. Popular with teens and adults alike, all are priced to provide plenty of profit for you and the fund-raising organization. JP Sublimation Specialists are available to help with special challenges or tricky techniques.

New FusionGrafix

A&E Magazine

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Rowmark FusionGrafix

Johnson Plastics has added the revolutionary new FusionGrafix™ engraving material from Rowmark. This exciting designer-inspired plastic is custom-made to order and enables you to create your own distinct designs by combining graphic patterns over a durable acrylic core. FusionGrafix comes in thirty popular colors and seven graphic overlays, producing over 200 new options for your customers. The UV-stable, two-ply product has many architectural, industrial and environmental applications from corporate branding to signage and point-of-purchase displays. Well-suited for interior and exterior use, it is 1/16-inch thick and has a semi-gloss finish.

Engraving Acrylics

A&E Magazine

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ColorHues and ColorCast

Count on Johnson Plastics for quality acrylics always in stock and ready to ship. Their product line includes Rowmark’s ColorCast and ColorHues (shown here). ColorCast is an excellent choice for fine-detailed engraving like photographs. ColorHues is a single-ply decorative sheet material in brilliant shades of color. JP also stocks UltraGrave, the industry’s most user-friendly multi-functional laminate with direct color matches to competitors, and many more quality acrylics.

Spring Sports Awards

A&E Magazine

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Spring Sports

When you need awards, Johnson Plastics has you covered. They have a large selection of award items in stock and ready to ship for the spring sports season. From the colorful new Victory Focus Acrylic Art Plaques and Art Plaque Plates, to traditional plaques and plaque plates, there are many options for individual or team awards. They also offer a variety of Unisub sublimation materials in precut sports shapes in a variety of price points for T-ball pre-schoolers to college athletes.

January 2014

Count on Johnson Plastics for Sublimatable Mugs

A&E Magazine

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Stainless Steel Travel Mugs

Mugs continue to be popular promotional items and Johnson Plastics has a number of excellent options for you and your customers. The company recently added two new 14 oz. stainless steel travel mugs (shown here) in a choice of Silver or White. These two-piece mugs are for a mug press only. Johnson Plastics also offers the popular 11 oz. Rhinocoat ceramic mugs in Black, White and two-tone colors; Rhinocoat steins and the extremely durable Polysub mugs.

Easy-to-Sublimate Ts from Vapor

A&E Magazine / Printwear

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Vapor Slim Fit T-shirt

When it comes to quality and comfort, Johnson Plastics has you covered with easy-to-sublimate Ts from Vapor Apparel. Their t-shirt line includes sizes for toddlers, youth, and adults. The Lady’s Slim Fit T is now available in Leaf and Water Blue (shown above), in addition to Pink, Orchid, Earth and White. Johnson Plastics also carries Vapor’s adult basic performance Ts, long- and short-sleeve Solar Ts, and ECO Performance Ts in a variety of sizes and colors. All are ready for your creative touch.

Heat Presses

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Geo Knight Heat Presses

If you’re looking for a heat press, be sure to look to Johnson Plastics. The company offers top-quality small and large format heat presses from Geo. Knight and Co. Choose the DK20S 16" x 20" Digital Swinger or the DK25S 20" x 25" Jumbo Digital Swinger heat press for small format applications. Select the large format manually operated, multi-purpose Maxi-Press or automatic MaxiPress Air heat transfer press for higher pressure needs. Whichever you choose, you can be assured of consistently reliable performance and ease-of-use.

Laser Colored Foils

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Laser Colored Foils

Add color and luster to laser engraving products with laser colored foils from Johnson Plastics. The thin, polyester Mylar tape comes in seven colors: Black, Green, Blue, Red, Brushed Gold, Bright Gold and Bright Silver. The PVC-free foils have permanent adhesive that bonds well to wood, plastic, glass and more. The foil is very easy to use:

  1. Lightly apply foil to substrate
  2. Apply paper mask (GLASSguard) over foil
  3. Vector laser cut the lettering/image
  4. Weed excess foil from substrate
  5. Press remaining foil firmly into substrate.

Available in 6 inch x 25 foot rolls.

Engraving Supplies

Engraver’s Journal

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 Rowmark Hardwoods

Count on Johnson Plastics for all of your engraving supplies. The leading distributor of quality engraving materials from Rowmark, IPI and others has recently added Rowmark’s new Hardwood Collection line of all natural laser engravable wood substrates (shown here). They also offer the complete line of JRS frames and framing systems, as well as Rowmark framing systems. You can also rely on Johnson Plastics for a large selection of engravable gifts, awards and promotional items. Choose from a wide selection of including crystal gifts, ornaments, wood frames, pens, pencils, keychains and desk accessories. All are in-stock, ready to ship, and backed by Johnson Plastics.

Rowmark’s FusionGrafix™

A&E Magazine

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Rowmark FusionGrafix

Johnson Plastics announces the addition of the revolutionary new FusionGrafix™ engraving material from Rowmark. This exciting designer-inspired plastic is custom-made to order. It allows engravers to create their own distinct designs by combining UV-stable graphic patterns over a durable acrylic core in thirty popular colors that give engravers over 200 new options to offer their customers.

The new product has a number of architectural, industrial and environmental applications including corporate branding/board room signage and point-of-purchase displays. Well-suited for interior and exterior use, the two-ply sheet is 1/16-inch thick and has a semi-gloss finish. For a limited time, a "sample product fan" is available to help engravers and their customers visualize pattern and color combinations.

All orders are custom-made and will ship within five business days of ordering.

Count on Johnson Plastics for Sublimation Products, Equipment & Supplies

Engraver’s Journal

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Sublimatable Mobile Devices

Call Johnson Plastics for the best in sublimation products, equipment and supplies, including the popular SwitchCases for mobile devices shown here. A major distributer of sublimation products from Unisub, Vapor Apparel and others, the company offers a large selection of sublimatable apparel, mugs, gifts, home décor items and promotional products. They also have a full line of sublimation equipment and supplies from printers and heat presses to sublimation ink and paper. Count on them for knowledgeable customer service, fast delivery, and the best technical support in the industry.