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Printed Safety Grip™ used for Baku 2015


We were commissioned to create a printed Safety Grip™ for the BMX event at the Baku European Games at the end of this month.

At Heskins, we take great pride in our ability to deliver innovative solutions for a wide range of industries. Recently, we had the honour of being commissioned to create something special for the BMX event at the Baku European Games, taking place at the end of this month. Let’s dive into the exciting details of this project.

We were approached with a unique request – to produce a printed Safety Grip™ that would play a crucial role on the start ramp and podium for the BMX races at the Baku 2015 European Games. The Baku 1st European Games, scheduled to be held in Baku, Azerbaijan, from the 12th until the 28th of June, marked a significant milestone as an inaugural multi-sport event for athletes representing the National Olympic Committees of Europe.

The BMX events, in particular, promised high-octane action, with the Men’s competition spanning four rounds and the Women’s competition featuring three intense rounds leading up to the finals. The start ramp and podium are critical areas where grip and traction are paramount for the athletes. It’s here that our expertise in safety and anti-slip solutions came into play.

To meet the specific requirements of this event, we utilised our standard white anti-slip tape as the base material. Printing full colour onto this tape allowed us to achieve the exact colour specifications provided by the event organisers. This meticulous printing process not only ensured that the colours matched their specifications but also reduced the risk of any delays in the production process.

When precision and performance are non-negotiable, you can count on Heskins.
Our ubiquitous Safety Grip™, a product renowned for its exceptional levels of grip and traction, was the ideal choice for this project. We understand that in BMX racing, a fraction of a second can make all the difference. That’s why we go to great lengths to provide athletes with the best possible start, helping them achieve their full potential.

One of the key challenges in a project of this scale is ensuring that the printed material seamlessly covers the required areas. For large-format applications like the start ramp and podium, we follow a meticulous plan. Sheets of anti-slip tape are printed with the necessary designs, and then, like a puzzle, they are pieced together during the application process. This method allows us to achieve precision and consistency in every installation.

Over the years, our processes have been continually optimised to meet tighter deadlines without compromising on quality. We understand that in the world of sports events, timing is everything. Our commitment to excellence means that we can deliver outstanding results even under pressure.

For those interested in our printed Safety Grip™ explore our Heskins website, where you can find detailed information about our capabilities and the wide range of applications we cater to. Whether you’re looking for anti-slip solutions for sporting events, industrial settings, or any other environment, we have the expertise and products to meet your specific requirements.

If you have specific questions or require further details about our offerings, our dedicated team is always ready to assist you. You can contact Heskins by phone, email, live chat, or by using our convenient contact us form. We value the opportunity to collaborate with our clients and provide tailored solutions that exceed expectations.

In closing, we’re thrilled to have played a part in the Baku European Games, contributing to the safety and performance of BMX athletes as they compete at the highest level. At Heskins, we’re committed to innovation, excellence, and the pursuit of perfection in all that we do.

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