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Epson achieves EcoVadis Platinum for sustainability

Epson has been awarded Platinum status for Corporate Social Responsibility by independent assessors EcoVadis. The platinum rating, which was established in 2020, indicates that Epson was ranked among the top 1% of companies in its industry. Epson had received a gold rating the previous three years. Gold is awarded to …

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New sales manager for GS UK

Mike Hipkiss has joined GS UK’s sales team as the company’s new UK and Ireland sales manager. Mr Hipkiss is well known throughout the textiles industry having worked in sales for more than 20 years. He has an extensive knowledge of the UK garment business and particularly the various decoration …

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New web presence for R A Smart

R A Smart has launched a fresh website to cater for the new digital era. Until now, R A Smart Holdings and R A Smart CAD & Machinery have shared a website, promoting both textile printing services as well as the supply of printing equipment. But now, to offer customers …

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AWDis brands now 100% free of animal products

All AWDis brands are now PETA-approved as being 100% free of animal product. The company has actually operated as zero animal products for some years, but has now had its processes reviewed and approved by PETA. Kirsten Ferrol, deputy product manager at AWDis Brands, said: “It is important for us …

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Roland DG launches EMEA virtual showroom

Roland DG has launched new EMEA Virtual Showroom, an immersive digital environment for customers and dealers to explore its products and services. The first of its kind in the printing category, the new showroom is the next step in the digitisation of the B2B sales journey, a trend that the …

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Dickies enters into proposal to wind up EMEA business

VF Corporation, the parent company of Dickies Workwear, has announced a proposal to discontinue and wind up its EMEA Dickies Workwear business.   This might affect 280 employees based in the Williamson-Dickie EMEA HQ at Midsomer Norton and elsewhere in the UK, as well as those working for Williamson-Dickie in France, Germany and the UAE.     The proposals mean that all roles at the UK site …

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Ricoh announces winner of Ri 100 DTG printer competition

Scorpion Sportswear of Coventry has been announced has the lucky winner of a Ricoh Ri 100 DTG printer. Marc Lord, manager at Scorpion Sportswear, said: “We are delighted to have won the Ricoh Ri 100 DTG printer. It will be a great addition to our existing in-house print capabilities for …

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Gildan named one of the world’s most sustainably managed companies

Gildan Activewear has ranked 32nd overall among The Wall Street Journal’s new ranking of the Top 100 Most Sustainably Managed Companies in the world. The company also claimed the 6th spot among the top 10 companies in the world in the business model/ innovation sub-ranking. This recognition underscores the effectiveness …

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Roland DG simplifies colour consistency with new colour matching tool

Roland DG has released the innovative VW-S1 densitometer, a new tool designed to make colour matching on one Roland printer and between Roland printers easier and more affordable.    The VW-S1 is an easy-to-use USB device that works with the Printer Color Matching function of Roland’s powerful VersaWorks 6.8 RIP. This ensures …

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