- Stahlsâ€™ TV Offers New Project Press It Video21 February 2017, 5:00 am
Stahlsâ€™ TV, Sterling Heights, Mich., has released a new installment in its Project Press It series that shows how easy it is to add color, dimension and sparkle to monogram patterns using a heat press, vinyl cutter and print/cut materials.
In the video, called â€œHeat Press Dimension And Sparkle To Monogram Patterns,â€� viewers will see the simple steps involved in taking a basic, personalized T-shirt to a new level by incorporating special-effect transfer media in names and mo...
- BERNINA of America Adds Experts to Blog21 February 2017, 5:00 am
BERNINA of America, Aurora, Ill., recently added three new experts to its "WeAllSew" blog: Laura Pifer, Angel Hickman Peterson and Minki Kim.
The experts will supply project ideas, patters, tips and techniques to fuel creativity and enhance a love for sewing, according to the company. Pifer is a designer, seamstress and the blogger behind Trash to Couture, a DIY fashion blog she started in 2010 to inspire a less-wasteful approach to mass-produced fashion by mainstreaming DIY tutorials.
- Stahlsâ€™ Offers Redesigned Online Ordering Wizards16 February 2017, 5:00 am
Stahlsâ€™, Sterling Heights, Mich., has unveiled a new online ordering wizard for a variety of its product lines.
Created with current purchasing trends in mind, the redesigned user interfaces allow for more efficient ordering from various types of devices and provide a better mobile experience, according to the company.
The new approach streamlines workflow by â€œbuildingâ€� an order as specifics are entered. It features a single-entry point, as opposed to list/view options, t...
- Imprintables Warehouse Offers Quick Slip Pad Protector Video16 February 2017, 5:00 am
A new video from Imprintables Warehouse, Masontown, Pa., highlights the benefits of the Quick Slip Pad Protector.
In the video, shown above, viewers will see how this non-stick cover featuring elasticized corners provides protection for lower heat-press platens from adhesives and other contaminants. The cover also guards against wear and tear, especially on the corners, extending platen life.
The video also demonstrates how easy it is to snugly mount the protector on the platen, allowing for...
- One Stop to Host EXPO15 February 2017, 5:00 am
One Stop, Grand Rapids, Mich., in conjunction with celebrating its 30th anniversary, will hold its 11th private bi-annual EXPO on March 30.
The trade show-style EXPO 2017 will be held at the DeVos Convention Center in downtown Grand Rapids from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. The day will include products and education, booth exhibits from the 59 apparel and accessory brands distributed by One Stop, product raffles and show discounts. Free education seminars on topics covering the screen-printing, embroidery, su...
- Stahlsâ€™ TV Offers â€˜Business Beyond T-Shirtsâ€™ Video14 February 2017, 5:00 am
Stahlsâ€™ TV, Sterling Heights, Mich., now offers a video that addresses expanding your heat-transfer business beyond T-shirts.
Called â€œBusiness Beyond T-shirts: Printing Outside the Box,â€� the video webinar focuses on opportunities decorators may not have considered that are easily accessible with the right equipment and accessories, and a little imagination.
The session explores strategies for combining the â€œbig threeâ€� of heat printing â€” time, pressure, ...
- Imprintables Warehouse Offers How to Sell on Etsy Video14 February 2017, 5:00 am
Imprintables Warehouse, Masontown, Pa., offers a video introducing viewers to the ins and outs of Etsy, and how they can use it for marketing and selling hand-made or unique products online.
Shown above, â€œHow to Sell on Etsyâ€� discusses the advantages, requirements, and key factors you should be aware of before starting. Viewers will learn about sales and listing charges, pricing and fulfillment approaches, choosing products and shipping deadlines.
The tutorial also discusses tech...
- Kornit Digital Launches Avalanche R-Series13 February 2017, 5:00 am
Kornit Digital, Israel, recently announced the launch of its new Avalanche R-Series with ink recirculation system.
Kornitâ€™s Avalanche platform is the companyâ€™s flagship direct-to-garment printing system. The two most recent configurations were the Avalanche Hexa with six-color-plus white support and the Avalanche 1000.
Both systems are now commercially available in a new â€œR-Seriesâ€� version, with a recirculating ink system as the primary innovation. This technology, w...
- Monarch Color Corp. Launches Plastisol Ink13 February 2017, 5:00 am
Monarch Color Corp., Charlotte, N.C., has launched a new plastisol ink for the T-shirt screen-printing market.
The new ink is available in three versions: 100% cotton, 50/50 cotton/poly blend and 100% low-bleed polyester. Colors include Yeti White, Bigfoot Black and 10 base-blending colors.
â€œOur white is the most opaque white on the market today, and we continue to add more colors to our system,â€� says Aaron Blank, vice president of sales and marketing, Monarch Color Corp.
- Ricoma to Host Small-Business Workshop10 February 2017, 5:00 am
Ricoma Intl. Corp., Miami, will host a one-day small-business workshop on Feb. 28 for anyone interested in general-business knowledge or apparel-industry information.
The free event will be held from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at the companyâ€™s headquarters, located at 3450 N.W. 114th Ave. The workshop will include business seminars led by Henry Ma, Ricomaâ€™s chief operating officer and graduate of New York Universityâ€™s Stern School of Business. Also, technicians will demonstrate home and...
- Transfer Express Offers Webinar Introducing New Website9 February 2017, 5:00 am
Transfer Express, Mentor, Ohio, will present a free webinar today that introduces TransferExpress.com Live, a new website designed to help grow T-shirt businesses.
To be held from 2 p.m.-3 p.m., the webinar will provide a tour of the siteâ€™s features and discuss ways they can improve and streamline businesses for success. Participants will see how transfers are made in a new feature video and learn about innovations such as Easy View going mobile.
Participants also will be introduced to...
- MagnaColours Launches Sustainability Standard9 February 2017, 5:00 am
Water-based ink manufacturer MagnaColours, Barnsley, U.K., has created a new sustainability standard for the textile-printing industry.
The company debuted the â€œGNAâ€� mark at the Imprinted Sportswear Shows (ISS) event, held this past January in Long Beach, Calif. The mark is meant to encourage using sustainable and environmentally friendly methods throughout industry.
The GNA mark is designed to be available for use by any compliant ink manufacturer so that customers know what has...
- One Stop Introduces Enza Chalk Collection8 February 2017, 5:00 am
One Stop, Grand Rapids, Mich., has announced the Enza Chalk Collection, which uses made-in-the-USA fabrics to create garments that are sewn, then dyed for styles with their own saturated wash and matte finish.
The resulting garments feature chalk-soft colors and soft, gently worn fabrics. Ladiesâ€™ tees and fleece styles are available in sizes XS-4XL.
Apparel decorators using the direct-to-garment (DTG) printing method also will enjoy the print performance of the Chalk Collection tees, ac...
- Augusta Sportswear Group Consolidates Brands7 February 2017, 5:00 am
Augusta Sportswear Group (ASG), Grovetown, Ga., has merged its Augusta Sportswear, Holloway and High Five divisions to give customers access to all three brands in a single transaction, according to the company.
The consolidation began in December 2016 with the creation of a single sales force, and eventually will result in one catalog and one invoice by the end of 2017. The companyâ€™s new structure will be built around three market-based divisions: outdoor, team uniform, and off-f...
- Johnson Plastics Plus Offers Flat-Rate Delivery7 February 2017, 5:00 am
Johnson Plastics Plus, Minneapolis, has rolled out flat-rate delivery options nationwide.
The company now offers rates as low as $10 on ground shipping within the contiguous 48 states. This flat-rate delivery signals a new approach to shipping designed to match customer preferences in a value-oriented marketplace, according to the company.
â€œWe tested the waters with a holiday flat-rate delivery promotion,â€� says Mike Johnson, president, Johnson Plastics Plus. â€œSmall bus...
- Royal Apparel Increases USA-Made Stock3 February 2017, 5:00 am
Royal Apparel, Hauppauge, N.Y., has revealed its strategy for its made-in-the-USA apparel.
During the last few months as it has seen companies like American Apparel in transition and the uncertain outlook of domestically produced apparel, Royal Apparel has increased its capacities and stock for clients in need of such apparel, according to the company.
â€œRoyal Apparel has been manufacturing â€˜Made in USAâ€™ for over 23 years and continues to invest and committing to increasing a...
- Mindâ€™s Eye Graphics to Host Screen-Making Workshop3 February 2017, 5:00 am
Mindâ€™s Eye Graphics, Decatur, Ind., in partnership with SAATI Printing Division, will hold a screen-making workshop March 10-11.
The two-day, hands-on workshop, called â€œPROScreen Professional Screenmaking by SAATI,â€� will be held at Mindâ€™s Eyeâ€™s facility, located at 1019 W. Commerce Dr. All aspects of the screen-making loop will be addressed, including frame and mesh selection; rapid mesh tensioning; mesh preparation; emulsion choice and coating techniques; expo...
- S&S Activewear Promotes Tuitasi2 February 2017, 5:00 am
S&S Activewear, Bolingbrook, Ill., recently announced that Regina Tuitasi has been promoted to the corporate team as national customer service manager.
Employed by the company since 2010, Tuitasi most recently served as manager of S&S Activewearâ€™s California customer-service team. She has been in the industry since 1996, working at Americana Sportswear before it was acquired by S&S Activewear.
â€œRegina has been a pivotal part of our customer service team and did a treme...
- Imprintables Warehouse Offers Fundraising Blog2 February 2017, 5:00 am
A new blog from Imprintables Warehouse, Masontown, Pa., discusses how to help with fundraisers from a decoratorâ€™s standpoint.
Topics range from identifying opportunities to product options and sales strategies.
Click here to read the blog. â€” J.L....
- SanMar Offers 74 New Styles for 20171 February 2017, 5:00 am
SanMar Corp., Issaquah, Wash., has launched 74 new styles for 2017 in its 2017 New Arrivals catalog.
The catalog includes everything from enduring essentials to fashion-forward looks, according to the company. Notable items include cotton-rich Port Authority Core Classic piqué and Sport-Tek PosiCharge tough polos. Novelty tees and tanks also are available with new District Made styles.
Also, the ladies Cosmic relaxed V-neck tee and twist-back tank combine three colorful yarns for a sof...