Let Expand Meet Your Environmental Demands

earth-day-no-bckgrndExpand designs and manufactures a full suite of environmentally friendly event displays.

In honor of Earth Day this week, we’d like to share some information about how Expand can meet your environmental demands.


Reduce and Reuse -Without Breaking your Budget

Sometimes your budget dictates what you can buy. Fortunately, the concept of reusing Expand product is both environmental-friendly AND cost effective. Our high-quality Expand products come with a lifetime warranty and can be used over and over again.

Over time, your display will become dated and need to be updated. With Expand, just purchase the hardware once and then switch out the graphic when you need to update your display! Almost all Expand products are reusable. You can rebrand all of our retractable banner standsExpand MediaFabrics, Expand GrandFabrics, Expand MediaWalls, Expand PodiumCases, Expand LinkWalls, Expand VenueTents, and more!

You can even save the graphic in case you need to use the same message again!

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Don’t think you’ll use the same message again? Your graphic for your Expand GrandFabric, Expand MediaFabric, or other Expand fabric event displays is printed on fabric that can be recycled. Just send it back to us and we’ll recycle it for you!

Expand recycles all our products – including the hardware – if for some reason you no longer have a need for them.

At Expand, we feel very strongly about our commitment to recycling and helping the environment. We strive to:

  • Use natural resources conservatively by recycling and reusing where feasible
  • Minimize the use of non-recyclable natural resources.
  • Develop and market products that are safe in their intended use, energy efficient, protective of the environment
  • Encourage reduction, reuse and recycling in all of our activities.
  • Encourage responsible use of resources throughout our business, including conserving energy and water use and improving energy efficiency.

Click here to learn more about Expand’s environmental policy >>

When you buy from Expand, you won’t even want to throw anything away because of the quality and our Limited Lifetime Warranty, where we will fix your product if a repair is needed.

The takeaway is that you aren’t stuck with one message forever when you choose Expand. Brand any Expand product for each individual trade show or event – Changing the graphics is extremely easy and allows you to Reduce, Reuse, & Recycle – reduce environmental waste, reuse your Expand products, and recycle your fabric!

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These are all small but important things that you can do to help the environment, while also reaping the benefits of our easy-to-use, cost-effective, high-quality event displays!


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Expand Tips from the Experts – Joe Dunn

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Joe Dunn, Expand Account Executive,  joe.dunn@expandmedia.com

Hi, my name is Joe Dunn and I’m an Account Executive at Expand.

Portable event displays can be very abstract for people who don’t use them on a day-to-day basis. Expand provides our resellers with easy-to-use tools that help customers get a good understanding of our displays before making a decision.

Read my post about using Expand’s effective marketing tools to help your customers visualize before they buy.


Marketing Strategies to Increase Sales: Help Customers Visualize Before They Buy

Have you ever had customers who were on the fence about making a purchasing decision because they were not 100% sure what they are getting? That’s why it’s very important for your customers to be able to visualize their display before they buy.

We offer many helpful tools that enable your customers to see exactly what their display will look like…

DisplayBuilder: 
Expand’s unique DisplayBuilder tool provides 3-D renderings of our displays that you can fit your client’s logos to. This free rendering tool enables you to envision the layout for your customer’s pop-up display, trade show booth, or mobile marketing event so they can visualize what you’re offering. The customer can move around the display and see it from all angles right on their computer.

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*Click here to learn more about the Display Builder

Marketing Materials:
Expand has in-depth brochures for all displays, that will help customers get a better understanding of dimensions, application, and advantages of each model.

You can also access ready-made kits of how for 10′ or 20′ booths. These kits provide some examples of how to use Expand products in different configurations for your event. A simple way to find a fast solution!

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Look at the Expand Kits to help your customers visualize their display in a certain configuration.

Expand Image Bank:
We provide our resellers with real pictures of our displays from past projects. Customers can see how other companies have used our displays. All registered resellers can fill click on the Reseller Tools tab on the top of the Expand website and fill out the online form to receive access to our new Image Gallery on Box.com, where you will be able to access all of these images.

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Click here to fill out the online form & access the Image Bank

Use these visualization tools to increase sales by going from sales inquiry to visualizing solutions within minutes!

Account Executives:
Additionally, remember that all Expand resellers have access to their local Account Executive. Our Expand Account executives are extremely knowledgeable about our products and can help with whatever you will need to get your client set up with a great looking, quality display. Contact them today!

Click here to find the Expand Account Executive in your area >>

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All of these visual reseller solutions are available on the Expand website. Most of them are located under the “Quick Links” tab on the left side of the website.

If you would like a step-by-step run through of each of these quick links, please contact my colleague, Susan Volovski at susan.volovski@expandmedia.com and she will set up an online tutorial with you.


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The ABC’s of Trade Shows & Events – 50+ Terminologies

Blog-Cover-ABCsMelissa Michel is a Trade Show and Event Specialist and Social Media Strategist, whose goal is to inspire others in the event industry.

Her blog posts focus on best practices for trade shows and feature helpful tips and advice for exhibitors.

Read the Blog Post by Melissa Michel about the ABC’s of Trade Shows and Events…


The ABC’s of Trade Shows and Events

This blog post by Melissa Michel explains how the trade show industry has its own unique terminology and goes over 50 common trade show terms. 

Click here to view the full listing on Melissa Michel’s blog >>


Click here to view Expand’s Modular Trade Show Solutions >>


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3 Tips on Lighting – For Your Next TradeShow or Event!

Lighting-School-ENG-665pxWhen planning a tradeshow or event, lighting is often planned at the last minute or completely forgotten about. However, the lighting is an extremely important part of planning your booth setup, as it enhances your message, creates a welcoming atmosphere and attracts more visitors.

You spent a lot of money on the booth – Lights bring it to life! 


We have developed 3 tradeshow lighting tips for enhancing your booth or display…

1. Create an atmosphere that carries your message
Illuminating a display isn’t just about making it bright, but also about communicating a feeling or a quality. A well-illuminated tradeshow display feels more welcoming and will make your guests want to stay longer. They may even stay to take pictures in front of your booth!

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Think about what feeling or quality you want to portray with your tradeshow booth lighting. Do you want it to feel relaxed? Luxurious? Energetic? Dramatic? Try to illuminate your booth to communicate the qualities of your brand or product and thus enhance the experience of your branding.

2. Work with contrasts and different light sources
A common mistake is to choose lighting that is too strong or too weak, which makes your display fall flat and look plain. Work with contrasts and different light sources. Direct the light to what you want your visitors to see when passing by your booth.

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Incorporate a backlit wall or a lightbox to highlight a product or a message. This will help the viewer to instinctively focus on what is most important and it will make your display more interesting.

Click here to see Expand’s fabric lightboxes & fabric backlit walls >>

3. Choose an environmentally friendly light source
Today it’s more important than ever to conserve the earth’s resources. LED lights that draw minimal power or solar power and renewable energy are a good choice.

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Click here to see Expand’s different Spotlights >>

Remember, you have a very short time frame to catch people’s attention in a busy tradeshow hall. Lighting is a great way to grab their attention and get your booth to stand out against the competition.

So next time you plan a tradeshow or event – don’t forget the lights!


See how our customers have enhanced their communication with lighting >>

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Read more lighting tips on our website >>


Click here for more tradeshow tips for exhibitors

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Expand Team at the 2017 Speedpro Conference

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Expand was pleased to attend the 2017 Speedpro Imaging Franchise Conference in Denver, CO last week. Thank you to everyone who came by Booth #507 to say hello to the Expand team!

Our goal at the event was to provide people who stopped by our booth with information about our portable and module event displays for their trade show and event needs. (And give them some delicious Swedish fish!) Many were impressed with our high quality products and high quality printing.

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The Expand Booth at the Speedpro Conference.

Some Expand Highlights:

At the show, we showcased many of our newest modular solutions as well as our best selling podium case and most cost-effective banner stand in the industry:

The Expand GrandFabric System is a portable event solution that fits into the modular space, can be altered for each event, and is quick and easy to assemble. The below picture was set up and taken down in just a few minutes:

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The Expand PodiumCase is a combination counter and transportation case that can be used as a countertop at your event and then used to transport everything afterwards. At the end of the event we were able to pack everything into the PodiumCase and roll it off the show floor – Piece of cake!

The Expand Promo Rollup is a cost-effective retractable display that is perfect for campaigns like a product launch, where you need to relay a message in multiple locations.

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Other products that we highlighted at the show included:

The Speedpro event was very successful! We spoke with a lot of people and look forward to partnering with everyone again soon!

Click here to Download the NEW Expand Collection Brochure to learn more about Expand’s modular & portable solutions >>


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Reseller Tip #6: Embedding Expand Videos

We hope you had a chance to read our most recent reseller tip about embedding Expand brochures…and our other Expand Reseller Tips!

Today’s helpful tip is about embedding Expand videos from the Expand reseller site.

Read below to learn how to embed Expand videos into your own website…


Tip #6: How to Embed Expand Videos

We have a wide collection of Expand product videos. Do you need an easy way to show your customers the Expand products that you sell without directing them to us? Just embed our Expand videos into your own website using the simple steps below:

1.Go to http://www.expandmedia.com/usdealers -OR- www.qualitybannerstands.com.

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2. Click on Expand Portable Displays

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You’ll be taken to a screen that looks like this:

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3. Click on Expand Videos

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4. After you click on Expand Videos, scroll through until you find the video that you want to embed.

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5. At the bottom of the video, you’ll see a play button and some other control buttons. Hover over them with you mouse, and click on the one that says Share Control. (The button looks like a square with an arrow.)

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6. Once you click the Share Control button, you will see a pop-up that allows you to either copy the embed code or embed it into your Twitter, LinkedIn or Facebook account.   

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7. If you click on the one that says Embed, it will say Embed code is now in your clipboard!

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8. Then simply go to your website and paste the code! 

You can also change the size of the video. When you copy the code into your website, it puts it into an iframe. You can click inside of the iframe to change the height and width of the video if you choose. Just place your curser where it says width and enter the width you want, then put your curser where it says height and enter the height that you want.

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If you want to also publish it to your social media pages, make sure you are logged into your social media account and click on the embed button and choose the Twitter, LinkedIn or Facebook option. Then just click Tweet, Share, or Post to Facebook.

We hope that embedding the videos is helpful for you. If you have any questions, please contact us at us@expandmedia.com.


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Customer Success Story: 20 Expand Fabric Lightboxes used for Paris Exhibition

Expand’s backlit fabric displays create an illuminated visual that stands out and guides the viewer’s focus back to the message. We are pleased to share our latest customer success story involving our backlit displays.

Dominique Perrault Architecture (DPA), a famous French architecture firm, used 20 Expand fabric light boxes for a big exhibition in Paris. We met up with Henrik Hagelin, General Manager at Expand’s France location, to get more details…


Q: How did this job get started? 
A: DPA is a very well-known architecture firm in France. They do a lot of projects worldwide and contacted us two years ago about another project they were doing for the South of France. That project ended up getting delayed, but 2 years later, they came to us asking for backlit fabric lightboxes for an exhibition in Paris.

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Q: Can you tell us a little about the goal of the exhibition? 
A: The exhibition is located at the La Conciergerie and illustrates the future layout of the island “Ile de la Cité”, located in the heart of Paris. The city of Paris is in the middle of an ongoing 20-year long project to get people to stay on the island, which used to not be visited very often at all, except for a few tourists who go to see the Notre-Dame church. The city is adding more restaurants and cafés to encourage more people to stay on the island and the images displayed on the illuminated graphics show what the finished layout of the island will look like.

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Each image showed some examples of what the future of the island would look like.

Q: How long will the display be up for? 
A:The backlit display will be up for the entire length of the exhibition. The dates of the exhibition are February 14, 2017 through February April 17, 2017 and it is currently open to the public. The event just opened last week and so far it has been well attended, and François Holland, the President of France, even attended the exhibition.
Click here to get tickets to the exhibition »

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French President Holland in front of a light box at the grand opening on Feb.14th.


Q: What are the advantages to using backlit displays at these types of events?
A:
There are several advantages to using lighting in your display setup. A well-illuminated stand creates a pleasant atmosphere, feels more welcoming and attracts more visitors. DPA wanted an attractive illumined solution for the exhibition. They wanted to use lights to create something very attractive. Therefore, they chose the Expand backlit fabric light boxes for a completely customized display that consisted of 16 regular, single-sided backlit stands and 4 that are used as projection screens, for a very unique illuminated setup to draw people in.

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Learn more about enhancing your communication with lighting »

Q: What would you recommend to someone who is looking to purchase a backlit display?
A: I would recommend a backlit fabric display to anyone who wants something that will stand out. It is a high-quality, affordable solution that is much more visible in a busy environment!

Read more about the Paris Exhibition on the Expand website >>

Or learn more about our backlit fabric booths and towers »


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New Expand GrandFabric Features in DisplayBuilder

EGF-GIF-in-Display-BuilderWe hope you had a chance to read our previous blog posts about using the Expand DisplayBuilder to help close Expand GrandFabric sales.

We recently added even MORE features that you can add to your 3-D Expand GrandFabric rendering in DisplayBuilder, including different frame sizes, shelves, and roofs!

Read below to learn more about these new features…


We are pleased to tell you about the new parts for the Expand GrandFabric that we now have available in DisplayBuilder:

  1. New Crowd Control Frame:
    We offer a new frame size for the Expand GrandFabric. The new crowd control frame for the Expand GrandFabric is a shorter frame (91 3/8 inches x 36 5/8 inches), that people can see over. This allows you to create a half wall in your booth setup. Use this feature in DisplayBuilder to show your customer how they can create a partition in their booth or combine it with different backwall units to show how they can have a variety of different wall sizes in their booth for a more interesting display setup.cropped-crowd-control-frame

 

2. New Expand GrandFabric Shelves:
We also have new shelving units available for the Expand GrandFabric. We have one version with legs and another shelf without legs which only fits onto a frame that is 147 cm (57 7/8″) wide. You can see in the options for the stacking shelves that the height can be changed now in display builder.cropped_shelves

3. New Expand GrandFabric Roofs:
Our most exciting new features are the new Expand GrandFabric roofs! A roof allows you to create lounge area or a meeting room for your customers in your booth area.

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You can go to the select arrow and pick the clamps for the roof at different heights, either 240 cm or 318 cm (94 1/2 or 125 1/4 inches). cropped-egf-select-roofsWhen you pick your desired clamps, you can go to the option and change the width of whatever clamps you are using. There are 3 different clamp options that you can choose from. Two of them are curved, as you can use curved frames as roofs as well.

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You can choose whichever roof you would like. The roofs very in size and curvature. Each roof has an option to change the height level.

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Other Expand GrandFabric accessories that you can add to the 3-D rendering include:

  • Tables
  • Shelf
  • Monitor holders
  • Brochure holders
  • Spotlights
  • Feet

*Please note, you will need to have Java downloaded on your computer to use the DisplayBuilder. You’ll also only be able to use it on a web browser that supports Java.(Firefox and Internet Explorer support Java. – Google Chrome does not.)

For Expand DisplayBuilder to work correctly with latest update of Java you need to add http://displaybuilder.expandmedia.com as a secure address:

  • Below Start – Open the “control panel”
  • Click on “Java”
  • Click the tab “security”
  • Click the button “Edit Site List…”
  • Click the “Add”-button
  • Type: http://displaybuilder.expandmedia.com
  • Click “OK”

 

Click here to start using the new features in DisplayBuilder >>

Learn more about the new features for the Expand GrandFabric >>


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Celebrating 20 Years of the Expand QuickScreen 1

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Celebrating 20 Years of the Expand QuickScreen 1

expand-quickscreen-1-2We are pleased to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Expand QuickScreen 1, the world’s first retractable banner stand display!

Since making its debut in 1997, the Expand QuickScreen 1 has set the standard for retractable banner stands. While many roll-up displays may look similar, they pale in comparison to Expand’s quality.

To celebrate 20 years of such an outstanding product, we wrote an article about The Expand QuickScreen 1 and how it gave birth to an entire category of retractable roll-up banner stands.

Read our Q & A about the history of retractable roll-up banners …


Q: What are the benefits of traditional roll-up banner stands? 
A: We are pleased to have invented the roll-up banner stand category when we introduced the Expand QuickScreen 1 in 1997. There are many benefits to traditional roll-up banner stands:

  1. Roll-up banner stands are compact and can easily be rolled up and stored when not in use. They are also lightweight and easy to carry, making them easy to transport.
  2. They’re cost-effective and easy to set up, which makes them perfect for companies who need to switch out their message often.
  3. The roll-up banner stands can be used in any environment. Because they are so compact they can be set up in any venue space on any flat surface – Your customer can bring your message to where their audience is!

Q: Why are rollup banner stands still popular despite other applications?
A: Rollup banner stands are very popular because of their easy setup and ease of use. Compared to alternative event displays, they are also very affordable and versatile.  At Expand, we sell a wide range of different roll ups and other event products, but our roll-up banner stands are still our most popular product line because they are so fast and easy to set up – Perfect for companies who need to set up and take down their message often!

Q: What makes them an effective marketing tool?
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A: Roll-up banner stands are an effective marketing tool because they are very cost-effective, versatile and easy for anybody to handle. They create a lot of impact for a small investment. Most rollup banner stands are also very durable and reusable.

Most rollup banner stands also make it easy to switch out a graphic. For example, the Expand QuickScreen 3 contains a patented removable graphic cassette, that can easily be removed when you need to change your message. Your client will only have to pay for the base once, and then simply switch out the graphic cassette for each event.

Q: What advancements have been made on roll-up banner stands?
There have been many advancements for roll-up banner stands in the past 20 years:

The Beginning
The first version of the Expand QuickScreen 1 was introduced in 1997 in Stockholm, Sweden and introduced to the U.S. market in 1999. At that time, photographic labs used large images and print originals were made of film with each layer hand cut with sharp knives -The end result was a very expensive large format photographic print that was easily dented or scratched.

The development group at Expand was first after a practical way of storing and shipping these expensive prints as well as the new costly digital prints and settled on a rolling mechanism in a very sturdy aluminum case. The next evolution was to keep the print in the aluminum case beyond the shipping stage and add a pole and a swivel foot to make it a free-standing display by itself. As the then largest manufacturer of pop-up displays in Europe, Expand had a good sense of how useful such a display could be.

What Came Next

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An original version of the Expand QuickScreen 1

It took a couple of years to get good traction, as distribution in the U.S. at the time was tied up by exclusivity contracts that only allowed dealers to purchase from a handful of display manufacturers. Therefore, Expand decided to sell only non-exclusively to any legitimate resellers. This has now become the norm for most display manufacturers, so the success of the early roll-up banner stand was due to a great product, print and software development and change in distribution strategy.

As printing technology and imaging software developed, the price and speed of printing these panels became more common and the need for printers to “productify” their prints grew. With large companies producing and marketing printing equipment and Adobe’s development of software allowing easy manipulation of images, the market grew exponentially worldwide and in 2001 Expand had to build a new factory in Asia to supplement its Swedish factory.

Next Version: The Expand QuickScreen 3
Many copies followed, so Expand learned the lesson of protecting its original ideas and the next breakthrough product, Expand QuickScreen 3, was patented both for its unique design, and its cassette function, a system of separate graphic cassettes that make it easy for a user to switch out the message.

After the invention of the separate graphic cassettes, Expand introduced the telescopic pole that allows the user to adjust its height. Then we added an air cushion in the pole to soften its decent, like a reversed bicycle pump function.

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The telescopic pole makes it easy to change the height.

We decided to create an outside pocket on the bag to store the pole. A seemingly small improvement, but very popular among the users because it’s so much easier to grab it. We also eliminated the visible top hook to make the product more visually pleasing.

We’ve also had to create special arm lights to the roll ups. After speaking to a lighting manufacture who did not believe that we would be able to sell the new roll ups in large quantities, we decided to start making lights for the roll-up banner stands on our own! Millions of displays and lights later, Expand still manufactures several UL listed Halogen and LED arm lights!

Q:  What are other important characteristics for roll-up banner stands?
A: There are two very important characteristics to look for in roll-up banner stands:

  1. Pricing: Expand offers a wide range of pricing, from very inexpensive promo products like the Expand PromoRollup to high end retractables for outdoor use, such as the Expand MediaScreen 2 Outdoor. Print providers should consider how long a display should last, how often the image will go up and down, the design and warranty among other factors, it can be worth paying more for a more high-quality product. Expand offers excellent quality, service and printing capabilities. Expand’s high-quality roll-up banner stands are very cost-effective if you plan to use them over and over again. They carry a Lifetime Warranty that protects against manufacturer’s defects in materials and workmanship.
  2. Unique features that make it stand out from the competition: Important features to look for in a roll-up banner stand include design, quality and durability:

Design: The Expand QuickScreen 3 has a classic wing design, making it a beautiful display. It can be accented with 7 different colored accent kits to match the graphic panel mood and message. From a practical point, it is wide enough that you do not need a support foot (which can distract from the message) and perhaps most important: it has a patented cassette system for easy exchange and storage of several graphics for just one base unit. Very economical in the long run for both shipping, exchanging and storage of graphics.

Quality & Durability: The Expand QuickScreen 3 is the market’s smartest retractable banner stand, embodying elegance, functionality and quality. It also comes with a warranty. No one wants a malfunctioning roll-up at an event. That’s why Expand introduced the lifetime warranty for our branded roll-up banner stands. When you order from a company that has an unbranded product, you will not be able to get it repaired if you don’t remember where you bought it from and many companies will not repair their products without a receipt. All Expand branded roll-up banner stands come with the Expand name on the product and bag and we will repair any of our products, with no receipt needed. The end user can contact us directly to get it repaired if they want. No need for the reseller to get involved if they do not want to.

 We are very pleased to say that we created the world’s first retractable roll-up banner stand and that our Expand QuickScreen 1 and other roll-up banners are still popular today!

Learn more about the Expand Quick Screen 1 >>

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Ensuring Quality in Our Manufacturing Process

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Jari Kekkonen, CTO at Expand International

At Expand, we design and manufacture the majority of our products in-house at our own ISO 9001 certified manufacturing facility.

The Expand corporate office is located in Stockholm, Sweden with sales offices in the U.S., U.K., France and Germany. We have manufacturing in U.S., Sweden and China.

We met up with Jari Kekkonen, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Expand International, to get more details.

Read our Expand Blog Post for our Q & A session with Jari …


Q: Can you tell us a little about the history of Expand’s manufacturing facilities? 
A: We started the manufacturing of portable displays in Sweden in the early 1980’s and in the U.S. and China in 2001. From the very beginning, we had a strong focus on the quality aspect of what we were producing. In fact, the main reason that we started on a small scale was so that we could spend more time focusing on quality.

Q: What kind of productions capacities/capabilities do the factories have?
A: The manufacturing facility in China does mostly display hardware. We do a wide range of machining, hole punching, welding, bending, extrusion, etc. We focus on quality control, both for parts coming in and of course also the products being shipped out. The entire operation is built around quality assessment at all stages, choice of material, production, testing and delivery.

iso-goldQ: Can you explain what it means to be ISO 9001 Certified?

A: Being ISO 9001 Certified means following routines and processes that adhere to a certain set of fundamentals. For over ten years, Expand has been certified with an ISO 9001 Certificate, which contains a list of fundamental requirements for quality management systems.

At Expand, we take our ISO certification very seriously and make sure to follow everything listed in the certificate at all times. Many companies are not doing that. Just because you have a ISO 9001 certificate, doesn’t mean that you are following it.

At Expand, we make sure to follow all of the criteria listed in the certificate.

Q: How is this beneficial to Expand resellers and users?
quality-2A: For Expand, quality equals customer satisfaction. This requires that the whole experience – the product, service, information and contact with our dealers and users is first class! When you order from us, you know that you’ll get a certain quality in the product. Also, if you buy from us again, you’re guaranteed that your next order will be of the same excellent quality.

Some manufacturers do not guarantee consistent sizes or layouts, which means that they can’t control it. At Expand, we can guarantee consistency for you every time. This has been greatly appreciated by our customers, who continue to come back to us. Many have been with us for decades.

Q: Can you discuss the safety policies?
A: We are continuously reviewing safety in all of our operations. We have a safety inspection twice a month. We also have reviews of all possible safety issues with our products when they are in the design phase.

Q: Any new plans for the factory? 
A: For 2017, we will focus on what possibilities we have to further improve our processes. We are continuously looking for improvement and we have monthly meetings where we review new ways to do it on both a lower level and on a higher level.

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Learn more about Expand’s Commitment to Quality >>


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