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B-Loony’s BalloonGrip wins Save the Planet Award 2019

B-Loony has been awarded the Save the Planet Award 2019 for its BalloonGrip eco-friendly balloon holder at the prestigious European Carton Excellence Awards ceremony, held at the ECMA Congress in Malta on September 19. In different categories brands present their most innovative, best of solutions to an expert jury every …

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Dickies introduces new flexible fabric

Dickies has introduced the FLEX Workwear collection, which incorporates new fabric technology designed to enhance flexibility and comfort. The range is launching with two new trouser styles: Universal Flex Trouser and the Lead In Flex Trouser, both of which feature Dickies’ FLEX Fabric, its latest innovation, created to provide optimum …

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Screenworks appoints new marketing director

Karen Winter has joined the team at Screenworks as the decorator’s new marketing director. Her vision and expertise marked her out as the talent to drive further growth at one of the UK’s longest established garment screen print, embroidery and digital print service providers. Brought in to manage marketing strategy, …

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Hohenstein releases quality labels for workwear

In October, testing services provider and research partner Hohenstein released quality labels for tested workwear and uniforms to emphasise product safety, quality and durability of workwear. The quality labels combine all the demands made on modern workwear. Their clear product information provides certainty from the supply chain onwards. They include …

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New appointment to FESPA Board

Daniel Sunderland has joined the FESPA Board to represent the Latin American region. Mr Sunderland is a Mexican national and has been a special advisor to the FESPA Board since 2015, serving as FESPA’s ambassador for the Americas and on the finance committee. As vice president of Canagraf, FESPA’s National …

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Brother GTX inks receive GOTS approval

Brother’s inks for the GTX direct to garment printer have received Global Organic Textile Standard certification. A spokesman for Brother said: “In times of sustainable use and production of raw materials it is getting more and more important to maintain a stable mode of operation during the complete chain of …

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Neenah Coldenhove and Vivid Chemical enter into partnership

Neenah has signed an exclusive partnership with Vivid Chemical, creator of the single-step, self-weeding Reveal line of products, to manufacture and market Reveal transfer papers worldwide. Julie Schertell, president, technical products at Neenah, said: “This partnership demonstrates Neenah’s continued emphasis on serving our customers with new and innovative technologies. Vivid …

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Wild Thang announces major redevelopment

Liverpool-based Wild Thang will undertake plans to create new office space and production facility, plus investment in new machinery to take the business to the next level. Andrew Dwerryhouse, Wild Thang MD, said: “This is a big moment in the company’s history, maybe even the biggest moment ever, so we …

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