Justin Pate is an Avery Specialist and 3M Certified graphics instructor/installer who specializes in vehicle graphic installations. Justin began car wrapping in 1996 in New York City and, in 2007, moved to Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Over his 20-year career, Justin has wrapped over 3000 vehicles, a majority of them by himself. By closely studying the vehicle graphic installation process, Justin created a highly efficient carwrapping platform called UGIS: Universal Graphic Installation System. UGIS is the basis for the workshops he teaches throughout the world and has been officially endorsed by Avery-Dennison in North America.
On January 1, 2014, Justin launched his streaming video platform – The Wrap Institute. TWI has over 820 videos at over 108 hours and covers all aspects of installation techniques: cars, walls, windows, tinting, floors, electronics and much more. Each day a new video is added and annul members get unlimted access to all the videos. To learn more about TWI go to: www.wrapinstitute.com.
Along with making videos for The Wrap Institute, Justin teaches hands-on workshops across the world. Most notably, Justin heads the carwrap workshop and certification program for Avery Dennison in North America. He also teaches workshops in Brazil for Alltak and for other Avery Dennison regions like Australia, Japan and South Africa.
In 2017, Justin will be judge of two carwrapping contests: FESPA World Wrap Masters Championship in Hamburg, Germany and Cambea #7 in Sao, Paulo, Brazil.
When Justin is done for the day he spends his time with his wife Beertje and daughter Tigerlily.