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D. Roper rebrands to become Screen Print World

Effective from November 1, D. Roper will be known going forward as Screen Print World. This change of name has occurred due to the ever-expanding range of consumables and machinery the company provides. In addition, as the managing director Dave Roper no longer works in the business on his own, …

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Trotec Laser opens new UK headquarters

Trotec Laser has officially opened its new UK headquarters at a recently refurbished 22,000sq ft facility in Boldon Business Park, Tyne and Wear. The move supports the laser technology manufacturer’s rapid business growth within the UK and Ireland, providing an increased warehouse capacity and office accommodation to reinforce the growing …

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Coloreel secures distribution in Europe for instant thread colouring unit

Coloreel’s instant thread colouring unit will be distributed across Europe by a number of leading distributors, it has been announced. While the news of AJS Embroidery Services’ distribution rights for the UK and Ireland was announced earlier in the year, Coloreel has now secured distributors for Germany, Denmark, Austria, Switzerland, …

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Image On moves into new premises and purchases a Mimaki CJV150

Branded workwear company Image On has moved into a new premises in Rainham and has also invested in new equipment. After a merger in 2017, which saw Neill Boatman of ImageON and Dan Smith of Bright Chameleon join forces, the company has seen steady growth. Its most recent purchase has …

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Gildan releases 2017 Genuine Responsibility report

Gildan Activewear has announced the release of its 2017 Genuine Responsibility report, which highlights the company’s 2017 results, key priorities and future commitments toward its vision of Making Apparel Better. Claudia Sandoval, vice-president, corporate citizenship, said: “We are pleased to share the social and environmental results from our operations in …

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Two new members of staff for StaffPacks

Uniform management portal StaffPacks has appointed two new members of staff, which follows rapid growth since its launch in 2017. Liam England joins the company as a software engineer and will be working alongside the existing technical team to develop and implement new features into StaffPacks. Also joining the team, …

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Amann Group opens new production site in Vietnam

Amann Group is expanding to Vietnam with the opening of a new 45,000sq m production site in the coastal city of Đà Nẵng. This new site will be in addition to the already existing production sites in Lancashire, England, Augsburg, Czech Republic, Romania, Bangladesh and China. At the new site, Amann …

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Pen Warehouse and Snap Products welcome new field sales manager

Jon Cronin has joined trade-only suppliers The Pen Warehouse and Snap Products as field sales manager for the south of England and Northern Ireland. Mr Cronin is a key addition to the team and brings with him a wealth of experience. He comes from a business development role with UPS …

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New company makes workwear designed for the female body

Qualified painter and decorator, Annie Bowman, has put her money where her workwear is and has designed a range of workwear especially for women. Ms Bowman has formed Hoydens Workwear in Sheffield and has worked closely with a production laboratory and a Portuguese manufacturer to come up with a design …

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Grahame Gardner celebrates important accreditations

Grahame Gardner has achieved an important NHS accreditation which ensures the company is delivering the highest possible ethical standards in its factories both in the UK and abroad. The Leicester-based firm, which has provided workwear to the NHS since the service was founded in 1948, has gained level three of …

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