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Oeko-Tex new regulations for 2019

In 2019 the goal of the Oeko-Tex Association is again to reinforce consumer protection and sustainability along the value creation chain for textiles and leather; the existing guidelines for the Oeko-Tex product portfolio have been amended once again. The new regulations will come into effect on April 1. Below you …

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Colormaker Industries celebrates 60th anniversary

Colormaker Industries, the Australian-based manufacturer of Permaset screen printing inks, is celebrating its 60th anniversary. The business started in 1958, producing enamel house paints as G&H Chemicals and in the 1960s moved into water-based house paints. The company also started making water-based inks under licence. In the 1970s, G&H purchased …

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CMYUK appoints new digital textile manager

Brett Platt has been appointed as the new digital textile manager at CMYUK. The new position reflects the significant investment CMYUK is making in digital textiles across soft signage, home décor and fashion markets. With over 20 years of experience across every element of textiles, Mr Platt is unique in his skillset and in this new role …

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Wild Thang helps the most vulnerable in society this Christmas

Promotional products supplier Wild Thang has supplied the branding for Liverpool-based The Cotton Street Project’s Emergency Homeless Survival Packs free of charge. Andrew Dwerryhouse, MD at Wild Thang, said: “It’s this time of year that our thoughts turn to those most in need, we know that every little counts no …

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Ralawise gears up for Christmas Jumper Day

The team at Ralawise have been getting in the spirit of things in the run up to Christmas Jumper Day on Friday, December 14. Staff will be wearing their festive pullovers next Friday, donating to Save the Children, the charity behind the day. Ralawise has a great range of Christmas …

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USB2U raises £330 for Movember

This November, five members of USB2U’s trade sales team decided to grow a moustache to raise money for Movember, which funds research into some of the biggest health issues faced by men. The campaign is committed to fighting some of the most common health issues faced by men. The funds raised …

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Roland Hero Awards’ judges announced

Christian Duyckaerts, president of FESPA, and Beth Kempton, best-selling author and entrepreneur, have been unveiled as the official judges for the Roland Hero Awards 2018. Mr Duyckaerts, who has been active in the printing industry for more than 20 years, said: “I have experienced the shift from analogue to digital …

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