Features

Garments designed for all

Gildan has been a leading supplier of quality basic family apparel for much of the past 30 years. Marc Fraimund, European sales, and Jeffrey Cooper, VP and marketing, provide a little insight into the company.   Marc Fraimund – European sales: Q. So Marc, can you provide our readers with …

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One big investment, thousands of bespoke orders

Glenmuir, the renowned Scottish golf clothing brand, completed a huge investment programme in December with the purchase of 16 Melco single-head embroidery machines, to improve the speed and efficiency in its bespoke embroidery service. P&P editor MELANIE ATTLESEY reports. Earlier in 2014 the team at Glenmuir embarked on a mission to …

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A promotion too far?

Controversial slogans and bold images have always featured on promotional T shirts, but in light of a recent tragic event which took place in Paris should printers be more circumspect in what they print? Or are they just responding to demand? P&P editor MELANIE ATTLESEY discusses. The British public loves …

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20 years in the making

Last year marked Beechfield’s 20th anniversary. P&P editor MELANIE ATTLESEY held a question and answer session with founder and managing director ROGER McHUGH to find out more about the supplier. Q. Starting from the beginning, how was Beechfield formed? A. I started out in IT, developing software for the local …

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Another step closer to achieving the Holy Grail

In direct to garment printing, printing on polyester fabric has always been a sort of ‘Holy Grail’ and here BRIAN WALKER of developers, i-Group Technologies, explains what new step has been taken to reach this goal. Up until recently, polyester printing with DTG has been limited to CMYK only on …

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Expanding horizons: From schoolwear to corporatewear

Leading UK schoolwear manufacturer Rowlinson is due to celebrate its 80th anniversary this year. Around six months ago, the Stockport-based business decided to expand its horizons and move into the world of corporatewear.  P&P editor MELANIE ATTLESEY visited the team in September to find out more. Rowlinson has been in …

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