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Exotic wrappers to defend world title

Tuesday, 10 October 2017
By Print21

Winning entry Lei’d Low by Exotic Graphix

Reigning “King of the Wrap World” Nick Caminiti and his team from Melbourne signage company Exotic Graphix have again won the ANZ regional title and will compete for the “Wrap Like a King” world title later this year in Las Vegas.

Sponsor Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions named Lei’d Low by Exotic Graphix as the winner of the Australia and New Zealand Regional Wrap King event, which features Avery Dennison® Supreme WrappingTM Films, Conform Chrome and digital Supercast vinyl wrap films.

‘King of the Wrap World’ Nick Caminiti of Exotic Graphix.

“Congratulations to Nick and his team for this win,” said Jordan Leach, business manager, Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions, Australia & New Zealand. “Their planning, creativity and installation techniques are testament of the dedication to their craft, impressing the panel of international judges.”

As Regional Winner for Australia and New Zealand, Exotic Graphix is automatically awarded as the Continent Wrap King, and will be judged alongside other continental winners for the ultimate “King of the Wrap World” title at the 2017 SEMA Show, October 31 – November 3, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

A panel of eight international industry judges chose 12 Wrap Kings from North America, Europe, North Asia and Australia/New Zealand out of 159 total entries. Judging criteria included: visual transformation (difference between the before and after pictures submitted), quality and skill level of installation, overall public look and appeal and uniqueness of the design.

Prize pack for Continent Wrap King is valued close to $US3,200 and consists of a Continent Wrap King trophy, personalized Wrap Like A King swag, $US500 in gift vouchers, a 67” Race Ramp, a large banner stand display, passes to the SEMA show, and a variety of promotional and marketing tools for the winner’s wrap shop.

The 2017 King of the Wrap World grand prize winner will be announced on Wednesday, November 1 at the 2017 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. The King of the Wrap World extended prize package is valued at almost $US5,000.

The following vehicle graphics installers have been named Regional Wrap Kings:

Australia & New Zealand – Lei’d Low by Exotic Graphix

North America East – Cosmic Norma by Designer Wraps

North America Midwest – Saleen Mustang “The Peacemaker” by Graphix Gurus

North America Central – Because ‘Merica! by PG NOLA

North America South – DUAIV Masterpiece by MetroWrapz

North America West – Sauce C10 by UnderWraps

North America Canada – Embossed Flex by Graphiki Inc.

Europe North – Polizei Rusty Design by WrapStyle Denmark

Europe Central – Sturmtochter by stoerwerk: designwerkstatt

Europe South – Crazy GTR Liberty Walk by DC Covering

Eastern Europe & MENA – Seat Cupra Bloody Design by Wrapstyle Zlín, s.r.o.

North Asia – Camo Flage the ROOCAT by Type B Custom Decal.

“For our fifth year of the Challenge, we were blown away by the planning and technique that went into creating each of the region-winning vehicle wraps,” says Jeff Losch, North America marketing director at Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions. “All of the entries are a great reminder of the dedication and creativity of wrap installers around the globe. The judges will have a difficult decision picking the overall king.”

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