- Augusta Sportswear Debuts Fall Catalog17 August 2017, 5:00 am
Augusta Sportswear Group, Grovetown, Ga., recently announced new products for its fall 2017 catalog, including off-field, fanwear and training pieces.
The new apparel features fashion-forward styling and advancements in performance fabrics and construction, and will be available in a wide range of sizes and colors.
One of the featured styles is the Attain wicking tee. Designed for teams looking for high-performance wicking in a T-shirt, it is available in an extensive color pallette across a ran...
- DEADLINE EXTENDED: 2017 Impressions Awards15 August 2017, 5:00 am
The deadline for entry to the industryâ€™s most prestigious apparel decorating competition, the 2017 Impressions Awards, has been extended to Sept. 6.
That means interested participants have even more time to send in their work. Decorators of all sizes and experience levels are invited to participate. The beauty of this industry is that you donâ€™t have to be the biggest to be the best. â€¨â€¨â€¨â€¨The 39th annual contest will be judged at the Fort Worth Impr...
- Ryonet Plans Trip for Allmade Supporters14 August 2017, 5:00 am
Ryonet, Vancouver, Wash., recently announced it is organizing a behind-the-scenes trip for supporters, partners, early adopters and financial backers of its Allmade T-shirt brand.
In March 2017, Ryonet, working in cooperation with the GO Exchange (GOEX) and 10 founding partners, organized an Indiegogo fundraising campaign to benefit The Global Orphan Project, (GO Project) a Kansas City, Mo.-based, global community committed to caring for children and families in crisis.
Funds raised for the Allm...
- InkSoft Adds Slideshows, Password Protection11 August 2017, 5:00 am
InkSoft, Tempe, Ariz., has enhanced its online stores platform to include an image slider for slide presentations to reinforce branding and password protection for customers who need privacy.
The image slider also lets store owners highlight events, promotions and announcements, and link to sale items and call attention to key messages. To access the capability, users can go to the Component Library in the storeâ€™s Edit Mode and follow the prompts to post unlimited slides with HTML text ov...
- Enter the 2017 Impressions Awards10 August 2017, 5:00 am
Apparel decorators, hereâ€™s your chance to have your work displayed and judged in the industryâ€™s most prestigious competition: the 2017 Impressions Awards.
Decorators of all sizes and experience levels are invited to submit their work. The 39th annual contest will be judged at the Fort Worth Imprinted Sportswear Shows (ISS) event, which will be held Sept. 22-24, and winners will be announced Sept. 24.
All winners will be featured in the January 2018 issue of Impressions, online in t...
- Transfer Express Offers Inverting Colors Video10 August 2017, 5:00 am
Transfer Express, Mentor, Ohio, recently released a video that shows how to make clip art created for a light background look great on a dark one using the Easy View Online Designer.
When viewing "Inverting Colors in Easy View," shown above, viewers will learn the few simple steps it takes to correctly color a design to make it look right on a dark fabric.
The tutorial demonstrates the easy technique for four pieces of clip art. Viewers will discover how to enhance customer satisfaction by ensur...
- RTP Apparel, Image Armor Announce DTG Training9 August 2017, 5:00 am
RTP Apparel and Image Armor, New Philadelphia, Ohio, recently announced they will hold a direct-to-garment (DTG) printing training and educational seminar in conjunction with Equipment Zone, Franklin Lakes, N.J.
The all-day DTG Training and Educational seminar, which will be held Sept. 13, will introduce DTG printing to those interested in getting into the industry or wanting to learn more about the process. Course attendees will mainly work with the Epson F2000 DTG printer.
The seminar will inc...
- DuPont Unveils Smart Clothing Technology8 August 2017, 5:00 am
DuPont Advanced Materials, Wilmington, Del., debuted its newest generation of stretchable electronic inks and films for smart clothing.
The materials were unveiled concurrently with a new brand identity: DuPont Intexar smart clothing technology. Debuted at the recent Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, which was held July 26-29, Intexar transforms ordinary fabrics into active, connected, intelligent garments that provide critical biometric data, including heart rate, breathing rate, form awareness a...
- SanMar Releases 2018 Catalog7 August 2017, 5:00 am
SanMar Corp., Issaquah, Wash., has released its newest full-line collection in its 2018 Apparel, Bags and Caps catalog.
The launch features elevated basics, tech and performance styles, trend-right looks and the addition of the Rabbit Skins brand, all culminating in 100 new styles. Highlights of the launch include Port Authority Carefree poplin shirts and EZCotton polos, course- and office-ready Nike Golf Dri-FIT Legacy polos, Eddie Bauer jackets ready for adventure and OGIO Endurance Sonar full...
- Hirsch Offers Cap-Printing Video7 August 2017, 5:00 am
Hirsch Solutions, Huntersville, N.C., has released a new video showing how to use the Brother GT-381 direct-to-garment (DTG) printer to quickly and easily print high-resolution, full-color art on cap bills.
In this segment of the Brother GT3 "Print More Than Tees" video series, viewers will see how, by simply securing the bill with double-sided tape, using a template or tape to confine the image area and pressing start, they can print with up to 1,200 dpi resolution. Offering caps allows decorat...
- Stahlsâ€™ TV Offers Free August Webinars3 August 2017, 5:00 am
Stahls' TV, Sterling Heights, Mich., has announced its free webinar lineup for August, which will cover topics from new and advanced decorating techniques and products to boosting sales without adding staff.
Whether starting out in apparel decorating or continuing to build a business, Stahls' TV has a wealth of resources, such as live webinars, videos and archived educational sessions that cover a wide range of topics, from how-to, marketing and business basics to advanced techniques and new tec...
- InkSoft Adds Marketing Manager3 August 2017, 5:00 am
InkSoft, Tempe, Ariz., recently announced Ryan Buicko has joined the company as marketing manager.
Buicko's experience spans from promoting startups to rebranding a major Chicago-area casino and helping launch Phlips Ligthing's latest campaign.
In his new position, he will manage customer communication efforts while spreading the word about InkSoft's latest features. â€” J.L.
- Hotronix Offers Free Platen in August2 August 2017, 5:00 am
Hotronix, Carmichaels, Pa., offers a free 8" x 10" platen to any customer that purchases a MAXX or Hotronix flat press in August.
This bonus offer, valued at $150, also includes an 8" x 10" platen protector.
This particular platen size is ideal for tote and polypropylene bags, and hoodie pockets. Its size allows for users to drop buttons, zippers and seams off the press to create a smooth surface, thus ensuring successful heat application, according to the company.
The non-stick platen cover pro...
- American & Efird Joins ZDHC Program1 August 2017, 5:00 am
American & Efird (A&E), Mount Holly, N.C., has joined the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) program, consisting of more than 20 brands working together to drive industry-wide change in chemicals management.
"Being a part of the ZDHC program provides us the opportunity to share our knowledge and insights, partner and collaborate on issues with others in our industry, and improve our knowledge on sustainability, environmental and chemical-management issues," says Jimmy Summers...
- AnaJet Launches RICOH Garment Ink1 August 2017, 5:00 am
AnaJet, Tustin, Calif., recently launched a new line of CMYK ink that is compatible with the RICOH Ri 3000, Ri 6000 and AnaJet mPower direct-to-garment (DTG) printers.
When RICOH aimed to develop a new ink for DTG customers, the goal was to match or surpass the color output and performance of PowerBright PLUS inks and pass savings on to customers, according to the company. A standard cartridge of the new RICOH Garment ink now is available online in the AnaJet store for United States customers fo...
- InkSoft Offers New Promo Bar Component28 July 2017, 5:00 am
InkSoft, Albuquerque, N.M., recently added a promo-bar component to its online stores platform to provide a simple way to display messages to customers.
The easy-to-use feature lets online store owners get the word out to customers about special promotions, approaching deadlines, new products, instructions and more, and keep the messages in front of them throughout their visit. Located at the top of the InkSoft-powered store page, the static bar stays in place, carrying custom messages as shoppe...
- Updated: M&R to Offer Basic Screen-Printing Course28 July 2017, 5:00 am
Updated: M&R's two-day basic screen-printing course now will be held Sept. 29-30.
The M&R Cos., Roselle, Ill., recently announced a two-day basic screen-printing course will be held at the company's Miami branch office.
To be held Sept. 22-23, the course will cover artwork, screen registration, making and cleaning, manual printing (hands on), automatic printing (hands on), garment curing, and shop layout.
â€œWhen we debuted the course in April, the response was overwhelming and th...
- Nazdar Focuses on Advertising-Specialty Market27 July 2017, 5:00 am
Nazdar, Shawnee, Kan., has launched an intensive focus on the growing advertising-specialty market.
The company manufactures ink for screen, digital and pad printing, three popular methods used to personalize and brand ad-specialty items, according to the company. The variety of substrates can be challenging for an ad-specialty printer.
Nazdarâ€™s Technical Service Team is focusing on finding the ink to solve many print, adhesion and coverage issues printers encounter with competitor produc...
- One Stop Adds Boxercraft Products27 July 2017, 5:00 am
One Stop, Grand Rapids, Mich., recently added Boxercraft to its line of apparel offerings.
The company has stocked 16 styles from the Boxercraft line in its Grand Rapids warehouse and began selling the product in mid-July via its website and call center. All other Boxercraft styles will be available via special order.
Boxercraft designs its own brand of apparel, with a variety of casual styles forwomen, men and kids, and growing selections for babies, as well as accessories. The company also off...
- Condé Offers Reveal Cotton Decorating System25 July 2017, 5:00 am
Condé Systems, Mobile, Ala., offers the Reveal PrintPerfect 600T Cotton Decorating System for white, light- and dark-colored cotton or blended fabrics.
Developed by Vivid Chemical, the PrintPerfect system consists of a printer loaded with Reveal Textile Series (T-Series) inkÂ�, RIP software and Reveal film. T-Series ink is a reactive colorant created by Vivid to complement and maximize the capabilities of the company's Reveal-S film (available now) for white and light-colored garments,...