Features

The simple things in life

It is often said that the best ideas are the simplest and this certainly applies to two screen printing innovations that received their debut at Printwear & Promotion LIVE! earlier in the year. P&P editor Melanie Attlesey reports. The Squand The first such product could be found on the Pyramid …

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Expert advice and inspiration

Screen printers both big and small can always learn new tricks of the trade and that’s where a training academy has its advantages. Ones such as MHM Direct GB’s new facility enable printers to step away from the day to day running of their print shop to improve upon their …

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Notes to my younger self

Everyone has played the game, ‘If only I know then, what I know now’. Arron Harnden of Shirtworks writes a note back to his younger self. What follies I could have avoided, what time I could have made better use of, what future I could have constructed which materialises in …

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Successfully performing well on the press and on the field

Those of you that visited Printwear & Promotion LIVE! back in February may have stumbled across first time exhibitor Vapor Apparel – a company dedicated to producing the ultimate in sublimation-friendly garments and accessories. P&P editor Melanie Attlesey spoke with owner and founder Chris Bernat to find out more about …

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Corporatewear challenges

Lucy Woodward, sales and marketing manager at Disley, takes a look at the challenges faced when creating a workwear wardrobe that caters for all. The biggest challenge facing the corporatewear sector remains how to create a working wardrobe that caters for all, performs as it needs to and is something …

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Dare to print different this year at FESPA

This year’s FESPA is shaping up to be one of the best exhibitions yet. Divisional director of FESPA, Roz McGuinness outlays what you can expect from this truly global print community. FESPA will take place this year from May 8 to 12 at Messe Hamburg, Germany. Q) The theme this …

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New product launches at FESPA 2017

With FESPA 2017 just around the corner P&P editor Melanie Attlesey takes a look at some of the new products due to get their launch at the global expo next month, as well as others on display that will appeal to garment decorators. Adelco Following the success of the unique …

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General Election 2017: Battle of the promotional merchandise

It was announced last week by Prime Minister Theresa May that the people of Britain will take to the polls again to vote in the General Election on June 8. Rik Haynes, digital marketing executive of Premier Print & Promotions, has taken a look at what the political parties involved are …

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Peaking, troughing, staffing, training…

There is one thing that we have never been able to iron out, which I think is a common problem in our industry? The inevitable winter dip and the wider effect it has on staffing and training. Arron Harnden of Shirtworks explains further. From December through to February there seems …

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