Features

The towel master

Self-described as a master of one trade rather than a jack of all, Bursali Towels (UK) has recently invested in a DGI FT-1908 high speed transfer sublimation printer to triple production. P&P editor Melanie Attlesey catches up with sales and marketing director Steve Vallender to find out more. Bursali Towels …

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Where print takes off

This year’s global print exhibition FESPA returns to Berlin, where it was last held in 2007. This year the theme ‘where print takes off’ encapsulates the role the exhibition takes in the industry. FESPA’s exhibitions director, Roz Guarnori, explains where you should make the trip to Germany this May. Q. The …

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Growing on-demand

News of the launch of Kornit’s new HD printing technology landed in January and now on-demand print specialist Inkthreadable has installed the first Avalanche Hexa HD6 in Europe. This installation follows close on the heels of Blackburn-based Inkthreadable’s purchase of a Kornit Storm Hexa in August last year. Now the …

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All set for the future

The arrival of 2018 saw many new developments for family run RDM Gregg. An £800,000 investment in new screen printing equipment and a new print unit will ensure the company can continue to maintain its position as one of the leading garment decorators in East Anglia for many years to …

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Doing kidswear like no-one else

P&P editor Melanie Attlesey caught up with Bella + Canvas’ UK sales and marketing manager, San Ferdinand, at this year’s Printwear & Promotion LIVE! to find out more the launch of the company’s first complete kids collection. An introductory note opens the Bella + Canvas Kids catalogue. Penned from kids …

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Get creative with your garment packaging

Are you looking for a more creative way to package your garments? Well look no further than Kingly. P&P editor Melanie Attlesey was invited to Kingly’s open day on Thursday, March 22 to find out more about this novel company and its innovative ideas. You name it, Kingly can do …

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A new chapter for William Turner

At the end of this month William Turner will begin production of its range of ties and college scarves in a new factory in Nelson, Lancashire. This marks a new chapter for this family led business. P&P editor Melanie Attlesey reports. This move has been in the planning for the …

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Do it all with ease

Resolute DTG and Shima Seiki have partnered to bring the SIP-160F3 inkjet printing machine to the UK DTG market, but what exactly makes this machine so unique? P&P editor Melanie Attlesey finds out. Shima Seiki is a name most would associate in the UK with knitting machine manufacture. However, with …

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Sublimation trends for 2018

Sublimation printing is still incredibly popular and profitable for all kinds of business owners. Robin Kavanagh, public relations manager at Sawgrass, takes a look at sublimation trends which will be big this year. As trends and demands continue to rise, technology is also advancing to meet those needs. With fluorescent …

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