Have you claimed your FREE backlit paper starter pack yet?

free backlit paper starter pack offerCrazy we know but we are giving away a FREE backlit paper starter pack for a limited period only.

There are no catches, no long term sign up needed & no hard sell – simply complete the online form & we’ll send you a free backlit paper starter pack. You can choose from A3 backlit paper or A4 backlit paper – but hurry packs are strictly limited.

As the UK’s leading manufacturer of backlit LED display panels, freestanding LED display panels and light boxes we’ve already helped 100s of customers to create eye-catching displays – and backlit paper is the perfect complement to any LED display.

Why a free backlit starter pack?

Backlit paper is 50% of the benefit of using backlit LED panels & light boxes. Put simply backlit paper is a print medium that allows the diffusion of light. It is designed for use with backlit displays and backlit signs, light boxes and many other illuminated displays.

Not using backlit paper compromises the value of your display; using the paper enables images, photos, branding and other print look sharper, clear and brighter.

Using back lit paper offers the possibility of showing images under the best light thanks to its effect on three main aspects of color: tone, luminosity, and saturation.

Order your backlit paper starter pack from the UK’s leading LED display specialist

backlit paper starter pack from Mid West DisplaysOur free backlit paper starter pack is the perfect way to see the benefits of backlight paper for yourself.

And using backlit paper could not be easier. The most popular brands of backlit paper have been especially made for use with everyday desktop and inkjet printers. Each sheet costs pennies – it is an essential investment to help you maximise the effectiveness of your LED window and interior displays.

Backlit paper is essential for users of LED backlit frames and light boxes such as

  • Estate agents window displays and interior displays
  • Shops and other retail locations
  • Travel agents
  • Recruitment agencies
  • Beauty & hair salons
  • Exhibitions and trade shows

How to claim your free backlit starter pack

Ordering your free backlit starter pack could not be easier. Simply complete the online form at http://www.midwestdisplays.co.uk/content/backlitpaperoffer

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My First Experience of the Work Environment.

My name is Christopher and I have come to Mid West Displays to do my work experience.

I am looking to go to college and university to carry on with Art and Design, and try some new courses such as Photography, Interior Design and Architecture. At the moment, I chose German, Textiles, Art and Geography for my subject choices at secondary school.

Outside Mid West Displays

From this work experience week I was expecting a very stressful environment with people I had never met in my entire life. I came here on Monday feeling very nervous and came out at the end of the day feeling like a new person after experiencing the workplace environment for the first time. On the first day, I was introduced to Michelle and given a tour around the building to see all the different areas. I definitely started to feel much calmer as the tour continued with a warm welcome from everyone here.

Then I was introduced to Tim, and finally shown what I was going to be doing for the day. I started off using the laser cutter, which I was slightly nervous about, but Tim reassured me that I was going to be alright. I started to get the hang of things, and surprisingly had already finished the first batch in about an hour.

He then showed me to the show room which was very cool and unique, as it showed all the products from Mid West Displays, and it was a great thing to look at.

My first impressions’ of the people I was working around was that they all had the same sense of humour as me, which made me feel much better about being here. After I had done the acrylic engravings, Tim told me that I would be allowed to make something I could take home with me, which was great! I also helped Tim change the fittings on a few panels for a customer. I printed my own product on Corel, and went to BnQ and Screwfix to get supplies.

On Tuesday I started to get to know some of the people a bit more, which was a good thing because I’m not really that good at getting to know people. I learned how to outline a customer’s logo for engraving, which was a good experience. I helped use the lasercutter to cut some acrylic washers which was another order from a customer. We quality checked a few returned products from customers, and finally I took a technical drawing and designed it on the AutoCAD Software to produce the product.

 

The Design Team

On Wednesday, I worked with the Design Team for the day to design some stickers and my New York Box, which was a good laugh. I thought that all of the Design Team were hilarious and was happy to be here. I was shown how to use Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, and shown how the company design their products using Rhino Software.

Tim on the Laser Cutter

All in all, so far I am really enjoying my work experience and in the future, I am thinking about working here for my first job. For the future, the things I have learnt here are sure to help me with Uni and College, and maybe even for my first job.

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Order this month & get half price installation

 

half price installationOrder from our massive range of UK-made window & interior display products this month & get 50% off our usual installation costs.

If you are looking to upgrade your current interior or window displays or looking for a complete up-to-date refit, we’ve got the solution for you. We manufacture our products ourselves here in the UK. Customers are assured of unbeatable quality products at genuine low ‘direct from manufacturer’ prices.

This offer includes our market-leading LED light panels for stunning interior and window displays– dozens of different styles, sizes and effects to help you create eye-catching displays. Energy-efficient LED provides a subtle but stunning finish, powering sales 24/7

Our installation teams don’t work for anyone else. They are the experts at installing our products professionally and painlessly – they aim to minimise the disruption and maximise the effectiveness.

How our 50% off interior & window display installation deal works

  1. Choose your display products via our website or call our sales team on 01743 465531
  2. Min spend (on qualifying products) is £1500+ VAT excluding installation costs
  3. Offer subject to 1-day installation only
  4. We will advice on lead time and installation date on payment.
  5. Offer subject to availability. Offer may be withdrawn at any time.

The perfect interior & window display solution for your business

Our UK-made interior & window display products offer long-lasting cost-effective display solutions for a massive range of businesses including

  • Estate agents, letting agents & other property professionals
  • Take Aways, Quick Service Restaurants & other food venues
  • Recruitment Agents
  • Travel Agents
  • Beauty Salons, Hair Salons

& loads more locations.

Take the first step to sales boosting display & choose the perfect products for your business here

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What is backlit paper?

Pbacklit paperut simply backlit paper is a print medium that allows the diffusion of light. It is designed for use with backlit displays and signs, lightboxes and many other illuminated displays. Using the paper is 50% off the effect of a backlit display. Not using this specially created paper compromises the value of your display; using the paper enables images, photos, branding and other print look sharper, clear and brighter.

Using back lit paper offers the possibility of showing images under the best light thanks to its effect on three main aspects of color: tone, luminosity, and saturation..

Backlit paper is also sometimes called back lit paper, backlight paper or sometimes known by brand names such as Duratrans.

When should I use backlit paper?

Wherever you have a back lit display it is essential to use back light paper. Today its use is very cost effective with A3 backlit paper and A4 backlit paper sheets costing pennies, easy to order and available in manageable pack sizes. So use the paper every time with

Can I use backlit paper with a desktop printer?

Yes. The most popular brands of paper have been especially made for use with everyday desktop and inkjet printers. Always double check with your printer manufacturer but the majority of printers are able to print on back lit paper.

Top tips for making the most of your backlit paper.

  • Recommended conditions for use 10-30 degrees centigrade
  • Store in a the original sealed packaging in a cool dry environment
  • Paper is influenced by high humidity levels, direct sunlight and extreme temperatures
  • ALWAYS ENSURE THAT THE PRINTS ARE TOUCH DRY BEFORE USING IN DISPLAYS

For details of our product range touch here. If you have any further queries contact the team on 01743 465531. 

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Price Match Promise from Mid West Displays

price match promise from Mid west displaysWe’ve never been beaten on quality & now we won’t be beaten on price with our Price Match Promise.

Our Price Match Promise includes

Why choose Mid West Displays for your window & interior display

  • We are the UK’s leading name in property display products and services
  • We are a leading manufacturer committed to UK jobs & manufacturing
  • We offer unbeatable ‘direct from manufacturer’ prices
  • Outstanding customer support – before, during & after!

How our Price Match Promise works

  1. Contact us on 01743 465531 or email us on sales@midwestdisplays.co.uk. Have your quote handy – we will ask to see a copy of it.
  2. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.
  3. Our Price Match Promise is time-limited and the offer can be withdrawn at any time.
  4. All quotes to be matched must be in writing. Offer applies to like-for-like products and services only.
  5. Qualifying products & services only.

Our range of UK made interior and window display products is perfect for

  • Estate agents, letting agents & other property professionals
  • Travel Agents, Recruitment Agents
  • Shops and retail locations
  • Hair and beauty salons, opticians and similar locations
  • Trade shows and exhibitions

Call us Mid West Displays on 01743 465531 to discuss your display needs.

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Extended sign holders range at Wrights GPX

sign holders at Wrights GPXSigns and sign holders play an increasingly important role in modern retailing. Signs and signage is used to build brand, increase customer loyalty, support customer service and maximise spend.

Wrights GPX, a sister company to Mid West Displays, have worked with retailers since 1969 to develop a range of sign holders that support retailers communication strategy. They believe the days of handwritten signs blu-tacked onto wall and doors is over (although many retailers are still guilty of this) and have developed a range of sign holders that can be used across stores and other venues to ensure communications get noticed – and stay looking good.

Wrights GPX is a manufacturer. That means their product range is high quality – and that’s important when making signs that withstand the rough and tumble of everyday retail. And it also means they sell products at ‘direct from manufacturer’ prices – always important for cost-conscious retailers looking to make their display budgets go further.

From cheap as chips styrene and acrylic options, the company also offers high end solutions such as snap frames and illuminated frames. Another useful aspect of the range is the variety: sign holders can be hung, wall-mounted, Slat fixed or used freestanding; they can be placed on windows, doors, shelves, counters and hung from walls & ceilings to create an end-to-end customer journey.

In addition the West Bromwich-based manufacturer offers multi-buy discounts, a 14 day Money Back Guarantee, free delivery * and Next Working Day Delivery for complete peace of mind.

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Recommend us & receive a £50 M&S gift card

Recommend Mid West Displays to receive a £50 M&S gift cardFancy getting your hands on a £50 spending spree at the nation’s favourite retailer? Treat your team, your family or even yourself (you know you deserve it) – well here’s how…

…simply recommend Mid West Displays to another business. If they then spend £500 or more with us, we’ll send you your £50 Marks & Spencer gift card. It couldn’t be easier.

We know your recommendation doesn’t come easy but as the UK’s leading name in retail display you can be certain that our high quality products, exceptional design services and professional installation team won’t let you down. As the leading UK manufacturer of display panels you’ll be supporting UK jobs and industry, too.

You can recommend us to another part of your organisation or another company in your area (or outside – we deliver & install nationwide). We are able to offer interior & window display products for a wide range of businesses including

  • Estate agents, letting agents & other property professionals
  • Travel agents
  • Recruitment agents
  • Beauty & hair salons
  • Retailers

Here’s how it works

  1. Recommend our products and services to another organisation
  2. Tell them to quote ‘recommend Mid West Displays offer’ & to give us your full contact details
  3. Upon completion or delivery we will send you a M&S gift card to the value of £50 – enjoy!

Thank you for recommending Mid West Displays.

 

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Jane stays in the frame at Mid West Displays

Jane Cutler joins the Mid West Displays teamJane Cutler is the latest addition to our team – but she obviously has a passion for display as she has spent the last decade in the sector!

In fact sales and customer service are in the blood. From recruitment to breweries, Jane has a successful career in building successful business relationships.

Jane previously worked for Fairfield Displays. Their sudden closure last year left Jane contemplating a move out of the sector she had come to know inside out for over 12 years. Fortunately, a move to Mid West Displays has allowed her to continue to make the most of her expertise.

Her role at Fairfield grew as she came to develop an insight into the display sector. Starting in telesales and moving into account management, from 2008 onwards she oversaw the development of the burgeoning market for LED light panels, working particularly with Estate Agents. From initial onsite meeting to briefing the design team to signing off at installation, Jane was involved in every step & this was something she was keen to continue at Mid West Displays.

Jane says the sudden closure of Fairfield Displays was a shock “We were told the business was closing one afternoon. I cleared my desk – and that was it. After a few weeks deciding what to do it seemed sensible to approach Mid West Displays and fortunately there was a role that I was interested in, and that used my decade-long sector experience.”

For Jane a welcome difference is Mid West Display’s manufacturing ability. “Not only is the quality of products guaranteed, it makes it easier to plan every project – there is no need to rely on 3rd party suppliers & that helps keep costs down too. And we can develop bespoke solutions to help customers make the most of their budget and display space.”

Jane is settling into her new role & contemplating a second decade in the industry!

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MAJOR GROUP INVESTMENT NEWS. Our latest investment in cutting-edge cutting technology

Cutlite Penta Plus LM3020Wrights Plastics Group’s latest investment now means we have unrivalled capability in the display sector. Our combination of the very best available plant and a highly skilled & trained workforce across two manufacturing bases ensures we can successfully deliver any display project. When it comes to display and POS we genuinely believe if we can’t do it, it can’t be done.

The Cutlite Penta Plus LM3020 CPRF888 laser cutting system is a major commitment for us at an initial cost of over £300,000 but it is just part of our ongoing investment programme. We can sum up its advanced capabilities briefly: it can laser better, faster and more accurately. For our customers’ that means we can produce projects better, faster and more accurately.

In fact our significant investment spend has aimed at ensuring we can

  • work on projects regardless of size and volume
  • incorporate more substrates
  • increasing production speeds and
  • improving accuracy & improving quality

& this applies across all our processes – forming, machining, cutting and finishing – we can offer an exceptional, seamless end-to-end service.

Introducing the Cutlite Penta LM3020

Cutlite Penta is internationally recognised as the leader in the field of CO2 laser cutting and engraving machines.

The latest laser technology offers unique advantage:

  • no need for finishing processing: perfectly polished and crystalline edges in one step, breaking down costs and time of polishing;
  • cutting and engraving without producing waste: no costs of maintenance and storage while respecting the ecosystem;
  • no contact on the material: unlike the milling processing, laser technology does not require any locking system of the sheet, saving time and money;
  • realisation of complex geometries with excellent results in terms of quality and accuracy;

The PLUS LM series represents the top of technology for cutting plastics: its linear motor technology allows a perfect qualify of processing, very high dynamics and great production capacity.

Their new generation software brings together many innovations recently achieved by laser cutting technology: Fast piercing, Fast cutting in high thicknesses etc. The interface improves the already impressive simplicity and directness of operations in the daily use, so even helping the most complex cutting scenarios. Among the CNC dedicated to the laser cutting process, the Smart Manager 3.0 offers a variety of improvements and innovative solutions, always aimed towards simplifying and speeding up the task of the operator.

With the addition of the Cutlite Penta Plus LM3020 we are confident we have a plant list unmatched in size and quality. We have often been early adopters of cutting-edge technology and software when we believe that it will help us improve our processes and service offering. 

To accept our invitation to see the Cutlite Penta Plus in operation contact Andy Watkins

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Premium Quality LED light box range now available

LED light boxes from Mid West DisplaysWe have launched our premium cast acrylic LED light box range – guaranteed to light up your displays without busting the budget. Manufactured by us in the UK, these stunning light boxes are designed to look great and built to last.

As one of the UK’s leading acrylic display manufacturers our expert team have created a premium quality LED light box range at genuine ‘direct from manufacturer’ prices.

It’s never been easier to incorporate eye-catching LED into your display. Simply choose from our 4 handy standard sizes or ask us about a bespoke size to suit. Let us know the graphics, branding & wording you want to add & our state-of-the-art printing expertise means we will soon create the perfect LED light box for you.

We have already supplied these lightboxes to a range of High Street retailers & big name brands and now the range is available to buy online.

Add an LED light box to create eye-catching displays

Lightweight and durable our premium cast acrylic LED light box range offers a massive range of display potential.

  • Boost your retail display. Use the LED light box as part of your interior displays.
  • Perfect for Point of Sale. Adding an LED light box to your POS adds interest and makes for a memorable customer experience.
  • Create a winning window display. Get noticed 24/7 when you incorporate a light box into your window display.

LED is the energy-efficient and maintenance-free way to add a subtle but bright light to any display or interior. We use the highest quality LED to ensure long-lasting undimmed LED luminosity.

Our standard LED light box range in 4 great sizes

  • 300mm x 300mm x100mm
  • 300mm x 300mm x 300mm
  • 500mm x 500mm x 1000mm
  • 500mm x 500mm x 300mm

We can also manufacture bespoke lightboxes – contact us for further details.

Add the appeal of LED luminosity to your shop, showroom or branch

Our premium acrylic LED lightboxes have almost unlimited uses:

  • Add impact to retail displays in shops & malls
  • A smart addition to showrooms & sales centres
  • Add interest in receptions, waiting rooms & offices
  • Shine brighter than the competition at trade shows & exhibitions.

For prices & further information call 01743 465531  or email sales@midwestdisplays.co.uk today.

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