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Avery Dennison Certifies 36 Installers in Half Year

Testing includes five modules



Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions (Mentor, OH) has announced that 36 vehicle-wrap installers and graphics professionals passed the Avery Dennison wrap-certification test from July – December 2015. Overall, 50 installers passed the test in 2015. Applicants must pass a test designed and administered by Justin Pate, an internationally renowned installer and Avery Dennison wrap training instructor. The exam includes five modules: a written exam; a hands-on, vehicle-wrap installation demonstration; fender door/window installation and a cutting test.

The Certified Wrap Installers (CWI) network now includes the following full-service, vehicle-wrap professionals:
• Phil Aquin – Adhere Graphics, Manitoba, Canada
• Corey Bennett – Printree, Chattanooga, TN
• Gary Besaw – Custom Graphic Solutions, Salem, OR
• Jeff Besaw – Custom Graphic Solutions, Salem, OR
• Adam Blackman – 34 Wraps, Pottstown, PA
• Armando Blancarte – Visible Marketing, Salt Lake City, UT
• Chad Bosworth – Charlotte, NC
• Matt Braswell – Miller Decal, Acworth, GA
• Mark Caron – MHC Signs & Designs, Payson, UT
• Justin Castillo – Justin’s Tint & Paint, Murray, UT
• Jason Cho
• Burt Ednman – Vehicle Wraps Inc., Sacramento, CA
• Jeff Ellet – Queen of Wraps, Salt Lake City, UT
• William Eng
• Matt Finch – Vehicle Wraps Inc., Sacramento, CA
• Keith French – Divine Signs and Graphics, Schaumburg, IL
• Josh Grimley – Fargo, ND
• Istvan Hargittai – Florida Car Wrap LLC, Davie, FL
• Nicolas Harris – Dallas, TX
• Andrew Harsch – Diamond Graphics, New Berlin, WI
• Jeremy Henson – Henson Signs & Graphics, Newnan, GA
• Michael Hudak – Assured InstALLATIONS, Columbus, OH
• Dan Lundberg – Mills Auto, Baxter, MN
• Daren Merkle – Shadow Graphix Inc., Indianapolis, IN
• Nate Mulkey – Custom Graphic Solutions, Salem, OR
• Eric Michael Myers – Myers Customs Signs, Centerville, IA
• Jamie Mullican – Wrap Artist, Nashville, TN
• Chad Parrish – Graphit Wraps, Muskegon, MI
• Philip Perantonkis – Kwik Sign, Beltsville, MD
• David Ramirez – Rolotech Graphics, Anaheim, CA
• Adam Segura – Graphic Installations, Inc., Corona, CA
• Fabio Tadue – Sign Doctor, Orlando, FL
• Matthew Thomas – Henson Signs & Graphics, Newnan, GA
• Nick Vantrease – Santa Rosa, CA
• Jeff Watkins – Graphit Wraps, Grosse Pointe, MI
• Chris Youngash – Wrap Works, Laguna Niguel, CA

Fifteen wrap-certification tests are scheduled in 2016 across the U.S. and Canada. Many vehicle-wrap installers take the one-day exam following the two-day Avery Dennison Digital Films class or Supreme Wrapping Film™ Workshop.



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