30th Anniversary Special

Taking a look back

P&P editor Melanie Attlesey takes a look back at her favourite interviews from the last seven years. October 2014 I started editing Printwear & Promotion in August 2014, with my first issue being the September one. My first autumn and winter was certainly a busy one with trips out of …

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“We look forward to our monthly drop”

By Paul Morley-Smith and Mark Dix, The Outdoors Company We’ve been reading Printwear & Promotion for years (see photo for vintage issues!) and would like to congratulate the team on their anniversary. It provides us with the very latest in the promotional garment industry and the team look forward to …

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30 years and still printing

By Dave Roper, managing director, Screen Print World A long long time ago in a distant galaxy a very fresh faced young Dave Roper left school and didn’t really know what to do? Still no surprise then today as I still no know what I want to do! Anyway, not …

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Congratulations are in order

By Geoff Thorne, managing director, Jester Prints Congratulations to Printwear & Promotion magazine on its 30th anniversary year! As part of their nostalgic look back over the past 30 years of textile printing, I’m flattered that they asked for an older gentleman’s recollection of his journey of making transfers with …

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A 30-year apprenticeship

By Jim Nicol, managing director, TheMagicTouch (GB) As we approach our 30-year anniversary in 2022 together with 30 years of Printwear & Promotion magazine it has been great to reflect on where we have been, where we are now and where we intend to be in years to come. During …

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Extraordinary change and progress

By Duncan Jeffries, head of marketing and business development, Hybrid Services Established in 1996 as Mimaki’s exclusive distributor for the UK and Ireland, Hybrid Services celebrated its 25th anniversary during 2021. Over the last quarter of a century (and doubtless Printwear & Promotion’s 30 years!), the digital printing and visual …

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Rolling back the years

By Rob Goleniowski, head of sales, Roland DG 30 years is a long time in any industry, but nowhere more so than printing, where the pace of technological advancement has driven evolution at a startling pace. With Printwear & Promotion celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, what better time to …

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Printwear & Promotion turns 30

By Phil McMullin, Pro Graphics sales manager, Epson UK Digital textile production has arguably undergone one of the most rapid and inspiring evolutions in the printing industry. From very humble beginnings it is now increasingly an attractive, sustainable, viable and business winning challenger to traditional, high volume, analogue production processes that …

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30 years of P&P

By Sean Barker, technical sales, AJS Embroidery Services The phrase you don’t know where the time has gone is quite fitting when talking about the 30th anniversary of P&P. From an AJS point of view, the magazine has been a way of showcasing the Tajima Machines and Pulse Software technology …

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Back to the future

By Roy Burton, managing director, YES Group When I was asked how the embroidery industry has changed in the last 30 years, I first though ‘wow, what a question!’ And then secondly, ‘why ask me!’ I then got round to thinking about the question and realised what a good question …

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