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Kick off a summer of sport with Fruit

Fruit of the Loom is helping garment decorators get to the top of the sales league this summer with a new campaign dedicated to 2014’s Summer of Sport. It kicks off with a glossy mailer entitled ‘Be on the Winning Team with Fruit of the Loom’. Showcasing the company’s vast …

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Reaching new heights with 3D foam

One of the most talked about techniques at this year’s Printwear & Promotion LIVE was how to embroider with 3D foam, also known as Bodybuilder. It wasn’t hard to see why; offering something new to customers isn’t always easy, but one effective way to literally stand out from the competition …

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The new kids on the block

The new Epson direct to garment printer (SureColor SC-F2000) was shown for the first time at Printwear & Promotion LIVE 2014 along with the established dye sublimation printers (SureColor SC-F6000 and F7000). Editor DEBBIE EALES spoke to PHIL McMULLIN, UK Sales Manager, ProGraphics for Epson UK, about the company, the …

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Regatta Group’s new global distribution centre is opened by Bear Grylls

The ultimate adventurer, Bear Grylls visited Wirral to officially open Pioneer Point ­ the new Regatta Group Global Distribution Centre. The Regatta Group, which owns four dynamic outdoor clothing and footwear brands ­ Regatta, Craghoppers, Dare2b and Hawkshead, took over the entire 640,000sq ft distribution centre in Ellesmere Port last …

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Fruit of the Loom adds creativity to after school clubs

Launched last spring, the Unique Hoodie’s popularity continues to grow, even in some unlikely sectors. While it couldn’t be classed as traditional uniform, it has caught the eye of after school groups such as dance troupes, drama clubs and sports teams. Kirsty Button, marketing manager, said: “For garment decorators the …

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Roland expect to create a buzz at Sign & Digital

Roland DG UK is gearing up for its busiest Sign & Digital UK show yet and will be showing the widest selection of machines ever demonstrated at the show (Hall 2, NEC, Birmingham, April 29th to May 1st). On show will be the recently launched VersaUV LEF-20 and LEJ-640F flatbed …

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Trophex trip leads to an impulse buy for FM-Tags

Surrey-based FM-Tags went for an impulse buy at Trophex in January with a Digi-Foil system from i-Sub Digital. Nicola Funnell, owner of FM-Tags, signed on the dotted line at i-Sub Digital’s stand after seeing the Digi-Foil system in action. Digi-Foil uses a combination of a Mimaki UJF-3042FX desktop printer, foil …

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Henbury backs rising golf star James Tobia

Clothing brand Henbury has announced sponsorship of up and coming professional golfer James Tobia. Henbury was delighted to welcome James when he visited the company’s stand at Printwear & Promotion LIVE in February. James was sporting his branded Henbury Golfwear which he will be wearing throughout UK and European golf …

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Environmental award for Fruit of the Loom

Fruit of the Loom Inc. has received the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Climate Leadership Award. The award recognises organisations that publicly report and verify corporate GHG inventories and set aggressive goals to reduce those emissions. Fruit¹s commitment to reducing electricity-related GHG emissions by 40 per cent by 2015, set against …

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Slick Stitch snaps up 15 machines from Barudan

Deal signed at P&P LIVE sees original order for eight almost double As reported in February, Slick Stitch Embroidery Company Ltd were due to complete a significant order with Barudan UK for eight machines – totalling more than 70 heads. But by the time the deal was signed at February’s Printwear & …

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