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Branded Clothing UK joins eTrader Websites

Branded Clothing UK, a new online store, has become the latest print and embroidery business to sign up for an eTrader Website. With shopping moving online in light of recent events, the demands for garment decorators to have an e-commerce website has grown rapidly. Produced specifically for the industry, Branded …

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Dickies reports that tradespeople are ready for DIY fixes

According to a survey by global workwear brand Dickies, over the coming months nearly three-quarters of tradespeople expect to be fixing botched DIY jobs carried out by people at home during the lockdown imposed in response to the Coronavirus outbreak. The poll, carried out through Dickies Workwear’s Twitter feed, revealed …

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Brickweb launches The Brick Factory for garment decorators

The Brick Factory is the latest platform to be released by Brickweb that allows garment decorators to run their entire merchandising factory in real time from a smartphone, tablet or PC. Suitable for all decoration methods, the cloud-based system enables personalised garment decorators to implement a turnkey solution without the …

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Result distribution centre acts as COVID-19 buffer

Following strict government guidelines for physical distancing, Result Clothing has remained open for business in order to support its distributors whose warehouses may have been forced to close as a precaution against COVID-19 but whose sales lines have remained open to supply direct ship orders. Result has continued to send …

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drupa releases third Global Trends Spotlight report

Over 500 printers and almost 200 suppliers took part in this year’s drupa Spotlight report, ‘Strategic choices in a competitive and converging marketplace’, which was conducted before the coronavirus pandemic. In most market sectors and most regions there are very challenging conditions. As for suppliers, they are only as healthy …

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Cottonridge turns to making face shields

During these troubled times, the team at Cottonridge have turned to making face shields for the NHS and care homes throughout the UK. Staff are making the shields in their own time and to date Cottonridge has donated face shields to over 22 care homes and hospitals who could not …

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SGIA and PIA merge in America

On May 1, the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association and Printing Industries of America merged to become the largest, most comprehensive printing and graphic arts association in America. SGIA and PIA are together committed to serving the graphic arts community with preeminent research, education, training, events, legislative support, government affairs, health …

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Aeoon opens new Austrian showroom virtually

Customers and dealers were shown around Aeoon’s new 7,400sq ft showroom situated within view of The Alps in Austria via a live video stream on Monday, May 4 and Tuesday, May 5. Florian Freilinger, territory sales executive, had the honour of presenting the tour. He explained that COVID-19 was the …

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Gildan reports Q1 sales decline of 26%

Gildan has reported sales of $459 million for the first quarter of 2020 ended March 29, a drop of 26% compared to Q1 2019. Glenn Chamandy, president and CEO, said: “During the first quarter, we faced unprecedented impacts globally as the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded. This required us to amplify our …

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Roland Academy expands online with fresh weekly content

Since the start of the COVID-19 outbreak, workshops and hands-on courses at the Roland Academy have been put on hold. But now the Roland Academy team have taken the opportunity to focus exclusively on producing content to support Roland’s We Are Here campaign. Joe Wigzell, academy manager for Roland DG, …

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