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FESPA’s World Wrap Master 2015 announced

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

Press release from the issuing company

Kiss Lajos from Hungary has retained his title of FESPA World Wrap Master for the second year running, at FESPA 2015 Global Expo (18-22 May 2015) in Cologne.

Marco Dittl from Germany and Jeremy Gayet from France, took second and third place, respectively.

The global wrap event, sponsored by 3M and Mutoh, took place over the five days of FESPA 2015 Global Expo. 36 wrappers battled it out over the week to win the prestigious title of FESPA World Wrap Master. The European Wrap Masters competition took place on the first three days, the winners of which joined winners from other global regions as the top 12 wrappers competed in the final on the last two days.

2015 World Wrap Master Kiss Lajos, comments: “First of all thank you to FESPA, the sponsors and the judges for making this great event happen. I'm very happy to have defended my title from last year - it was a super event. I have made a lot of new friends and I liked the new creative tasks this year’s competition presented. It is good for the competitors to create something unique and it is always great to compete with such highly skilled wrappers. I look forward to the next competition.”

Ole Solskin Ravn, Head Judge and Owner of Suntint A/S, Denmark, comments: “World Wrap Masters has set a new standard for wrapping - a friendly, developing tournament. Thanks to all the competitors, sponsors, judges and FESPA.”

Nick Decock, Commercial Marketing Manager at Mutoh one of the competition’s sponsors, notes: “Mutoh was pleased to be a sponsor of the FESPA World Wrap Masters. All prints used during the competition were printed on 3M film with a Mutoh ValueJet 1638X dual head high speed printer using Mutoh Universal Mild Solvent (UMS) inks. The competition also represented an opportunity for Mutoh to reach a key audience for our sign & display products, both experienced wrap experts and beginners.”

Jerome Surchamp, Business Development Manager - Commercial Solutions Division, 3M comments: “3M was glad to sponsor the FESPA 2015 Word Wrap Masters. All through the competition wrappers were able to try-out their wrapping capabilities using 3M’s envision print wrap film SV480 Cv3, printed on the Mutoh ValueJet 1638X. They were also able to express their creativity with the application of our 3M 1080 coloured wrap films on rockets and vacuum jugs. The World Wrap Masters is a great opportunity for 3M to partner with this community of wrappers who are essential for converting the performance of our films into unique wraps for consumer cars and commercial fleets.”

Over the five day show, visitors for FESPA 2015 were also able to try their hand at wrapping car doors against the clock and could speak with the Wrap Masters Judges for tips and guidance on wrapping.

To see where the Wrap Masters competition will go next, visit: www.wrap-masters.com

 

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Richard Romano

Richard Romano, Section Editor/Senior Analyst
Richard has written about communication, graphics hardware and software trends for the past 15 years.

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