VMS Warranties & Certifications

Read about our custom graphic printing warranties, the standards we comply with and our certifications to understand why we're an industry leader.

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Trust the Label and Decal Experts

You’ve got questions, we understand! As a premier provider of custom printing services in the United States, we’re committed to making the process of designing, selecting and ordering any of our products or services as simple as possible. To help simplify, streamline, and answer all your questions, we offer a wide variety of resources and information. Our expert resources include detailed information about the printing process, guidelines, warranties, and more. You’ll find answers to some of the most common questions about label compliance, removing vehicle wraps, how long vehicle wraps last, and more! For questions you feel would be better answered by one of our team members, simply contact us today.

UL and CSA Label Compliance for OEM

UL Label Compliance

Visual Marking Systems is an authorized supplier for UL approved labels. The use of these trademarks is controlled and only available to companies such as Visual Marking Systems, an authorized label supplier that has been found to comply with UL’s requirements for printing UL’s registered certification marks.UL-label

UL publishes authorized label suppliers online at www.ul.com. This database is the only method provided by UL to indicate that a label supplier is authorized to print UL’s registered certification marks.

Visual Marking Systems UL File: PGAA.LP1564

Environmental Compliance

REACH Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals
One major REACH requirement is the communication of chemicals up and down the supply chain. This ensures manufacturers and their customers are aware of information relating to the health and safety of the product supplied. The list of harmful substances is continuously growing and requires organizations to constantly monitor any announcements and additions to the REACH scope. The legislation was proposed under dual reasoning: protection of human health and protection of the environment. REACH has been described as the most complex legislation in the European Union’s history and the most important in 20 years. It is the strictest law to date regulating chemical substances. REACH was established in 2007 with implementation occurring over the following decade.

RoHS Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive

The Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive, RoHS is the directive of the use of certain hazardous substances in electronic equipment. Visual indicators have included explicit “RoHS compliant” labels, green leaves, checkmarks, and “PB-Free” markings.

Visual Marking Systems understands that these directives can impact your company’s ability to sell or distribute products in the EU. Therefore, we have a declaration of conformance documents and technical documentation to satisfy RoHS and other CE requirements.

Color Consistency

Visual Marking Systems relies on advanced measurements like delta E to achieve precision in color matching for our custom-printed graphics solutions.

Our commitment to excellence extends beyond technology; it's ingrained in our team's expertise and dedication. Our team of color experts understands the intricacies of color matching and are committed to delivering results that exceed your expectations.

Your products deserve the best, and with VMS's precision color matching capabilities, you can rest assured that your products will stand out against the competition. Whether you're launching a new product line or rebranding an existing one, trust VMS to elevate your brand with unmatched color consistency.

Learn more about how VMS maintains color integrity for our customers with delta E metrics. 

PDAA Master Certified Installer

pdaa_certified_logoVMS is a Professional Decal Applicators Alliance (PDAA) Master Certified installation company delivering the highest quality assurance our industry has to offer. PDAA is a national organization of installers that partner to perform installations nationwide. VMS works with PDAA installers around the country to satisfy our customers and guarantee an insured finished product. We have flexible installation hours that will work around the schedule of your vehicles – days, nights, weekends – we can accommodate any schedule! For more information about PDAA visit Printed United Alliance to learn more.


Avery Dennison ICS Authorized Converter

AD-ICS-authorized-converterAvery Dennison is happy to announce that Visual Marking Systems, Inc. has been named one of only 28 ICS Authorized Converters in North America. This designation certifies that Visual Marking Systems, Inc. qualifies for the Avery Dennison ICS Platinum Fleet Warranty. The warranty applies to graphics made with all Avery Dennison specified products, when manufactured with the printer and ink(s) shown on the attached Integrated Component System (ICS) Official Certificate, applied and used as recommended in the applicable Avery Dennison Instructional Bulletin(s).

VMS is proud to offer our customers the Avery Dennison ICS Platinum Warranty - the right choice for quality and confidence. Avery Dennison’s unparalleled commitment to quality ensures that every product we produce is designed, engineered, manufactured and tested with one goal in mind – your complete satisfaction. That’s why our range of innovative high-performance products is backed with a warranty you can trust. Avery’s Integrated Component System (ICS) Warranty Program is written assurance that our products perform exactly how they should from production through application and for the life of your graphics.

All Avery Dennison Graphics products are covered by their general product warranty which guarantees you get products free from defects and deliver consistently high quality and performance of our sign materials, screen print films, digital media and reflective products – every time. The ICS Warranty Program goes even further, offering you an open integrated system that provides the greatest range of flexibility, choice, confidence, and protection.

ICS Performance Guarantee

The ICS Performance Guarantee combines Avery films with other qualified components to form a system that is guaranteed to be compatible and provide superior performance. This system reflects many years of joint developmental work between Avery Dennison and industry-leading printer, ink and clear coat manufacturers. You know exactly what to expect from your finished graphics because your combination has already withstood rigorous scientific testing and met a very stringent set of durability and physical performance specifications.

ICS Platinum Warranty

For ultimate peace of mind and security when dealing with the most comprehensive projects, Avery offers a customized warranty that virtually eliminates risk to the end user. The ICS Platinum Warranty combines a certification process of specialist graphics manufacturers and installers to provide the highest levels of quality and performance in finished graphics applications. This open warranty – available by special request – is specially prepared and customized for your specific needs.

Download the Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions checklist below to learn more about the ICS Warranty Coverage Program Guarantee.


VMS is an Avery Dennison Certified Wrap Installer (CWI)

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Our customers like knowing they’re working with the best in the sign and graphics industry. At VMS, we know the best car wrap installers showcase their expertise by becoming an Avery Dennison Certified Wrap Installer (CWI). It takes dedication, practice and superior skills to pass the CWI test and once that’s accomplished Avery Dennison stands behind its certified wrap installers. Installers must demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the mechanics of vinyl film installation to pass the Avery Dennison certification test. The test is made up of five modules: a written exam, hands-on vehicle wrap installation demonstration on the hood, fender, door/window and a cutting test. Installers who pass the test are at the top of the industry and have successfully demonstrated their wrapping skills and techniques.

The Avery Dennison Promise

The Avery Dennison Certification Exam is delivered with the same quality and promise that goes into every Avery Dennison product. Avery Dennison Certified Wrap Installers are trained and tested with the latest tools and best products in the industry to grow an excellent reputation and a more successful business

3M MCS Warranty

3M_MCS_LogoAs a graphics manufacturer, we are proud to be certified by 3M for being able to offer the 3M MCS Warranty on finished graphics that meet their exacting requirements. While this Certificate is not required by 3M, it does demonstrate our commitment to excellence and helps give you greater peace of mind. 

The 3M MCS Warranty set the industry standard more than 20 years ago and is still solid gold. It covers finished graphics using products designed and tested for optimal compatibility and performance for jobs that demand the very best.

The Certificate of 3M MCS Warranty provides assurance that we can offer you a comprehensive, preferred warranty solution for finished graphics.

For more information on how the 3M MCS Warranty will impact your products manufactured by VMS please contact VMS today.

3M Preferred Graphics Installer

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VMS is proud to have 3M Preferred Graphics Installer, George Kurka on our staff. Accreditation earned by individual Professional Installers who pass one of our rigorous tests earns the title 3M Preferred Installer in their specific application type. George is certified in both the Fleet and Window, Walls and Floors applications. Installers with this distinction are recognized by 3M for their skills in the designated application type.


Arlon Total System Warranty

VMS proudly uses Arlon Graphics for many wide-format graphics, including vehicle wraps.Arlon-Total-System-Warranty-Logo (1)

Arlon Graphics' goal is to provide the highest quality products that perform how they should.
Arlon products are supported by their comprehensive warranties to ensure your complete satisfaction.
Click here to learn more about all Arlon Graphic Warranties.


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