Sterling offers a wide selection of graphic products and services to meet the needs of our clients. We take pride in our work and are one of the few companies that have mastered both traditional, "old-school" methods, and current technology. Our team of experts have countless years of experience, and work diligently to uphold our reputation of producing quality products that exceed our clients' expectations.
GRAPHIC ART SERVICES
Sterling employs highly experienced artists, camera operators, photopolymer, rubber and magnesium plate makers and pre-press experts. We handle all components from design to plate and pre-press consulting.
We offer the following graphic type products for all your custom marking applications.
We manufacture a variety of polymer products, with many end-use applications from printing, gluing and coating dies to core liners:
Silicone has excellent thermal conductivity, conforms to surface variations and is ideal for hot stamping applications. It is used extensively for applying thermal graphics to flat, contoured, and cylindrical shapes. Soft-belly sheets are used for multi-cavity moulds and bag irregular surfaces. Other uses are bag and heat sealing, tipping dies, part holding, gripper fingers, and gaskets.
Sterling has been vulcanizing rubber for 70 years, and we specialize in producing plates for printing on corrugate, plastic bags and gluing dies.
Magnesium has excellent heat transfer properties and has been a mainstay in embossing and debossing, as well as letterpress printing and hot foil stamping. It is also used extensively in plastic injection moulding applications for small parts and decorative finishing of plastic pieces. It can be used on paper, vinyl, polyurethane, paperboard, leather and nylon.
Sterling customizes mounting processes to meet our client’s needs. We will drill, bevel, notch or finish dies to fit your machine. Dies may be mounted using clips, screws, or heat bonding tape for pre-cut silicone shapes. For PVC and Mylar-mounted dies, we can sew the leading edge, and trail edges can be sewn or punched.