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Hobkirk becomes exclusive Ricoma distributor

Owing to recent success, Hobkirk Sewing Machines has now been given exclusive distributorship in the UK for Ricoma’s models EM1010, 1501TC-7S, MT1501 and MT1502. Hobkirk has been selling Diamond branded embroidery machines in the UK for a number of years. These machines were manufactured by Ricoma in Shenzhen, China. After …

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The InnoPrinter – A revolution in garment printing

The InnoPrinter semi-automatic transfer presses are currently in use by some of the world’s largest fashion houses, high-street retailers and sportswear manufacturers; a true endorsement of the machine’s reliability and print quality. The industry-leading continuous roll system makes it simple to apply high quality, six colour ink transfers to a …

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Little Red X3-D multi-purpose dryer is DTG capable

Vastex International has introduced a multi-purpose LittleRed X3-D infrared dryer capable of curing direct to garment (DTG) printed textiles as well as plastisol, water-based and discharge-printed garments at higher rates than possible with conventional dryers. The latest addition to the LittleRed Dryer line, the 76cm wide X3-D model features a …

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Here comes summer

Well, it’s hard to believe but here we are – summer again. Beautiful weather, kids on holiday and, of course, all those rush jobs that have to be with your client before they go on holiday. Wouldn’t it be great if you had a machine that could embroidery two different …

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Technotape International introduces the Turbo wrapper

Decorating mugs has never been easier with the launch of Technotape’s newest product, the Turbo wrapper. The new Turbo wrapper redefines every step of mug production, using two separate parts for wrapping: a wrap with stainless-steel rods and a stainless-steel clamp. The wrapper uses a double camshaft system. The first …

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TheMagicTouch unveils next-generation Oki printing solution

The Oki Pro8432WT available from TheMagicTouch combines high definition digital LED colour printing with white toner technology, offering media versatility up to A3 and paper weights up to 256gsm. The Pro8432WT model with its considerably smaller footprint from that of previous A3 models offers a comprehensive range of printable options …

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Ricoh introduces two DTG printers

Ricoh continues to drive the opportunities and flexibility of its customers through the launch of two new Ricoh Ri 3000 and Ri 6000 direct to garment printers. The highly productive Ricoh Ri 3000 and Ri 6000 systems enable print providers to have more flexible, cost-effective and dynamic customer offerings by …

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Resolute announces R-Jet5i release date

Tried and tested in the field for over five years now, the rock solid R-Jet 5 is set to get an upgrade to a faster print engine very soon. The R-Jet 5i will benefit from the same patented transport system and shirt platens as the original R-Jet 5, allowing garments to …

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GS UK’s barcode feature for Merlin Pro Machines

A latest development in the Merlin Pro Industrial Embroidery Machine range supplied by GS UK is a design retrieval barcode feature. The system employs the principles of Poka-Yoke, a Japanese term meaning ‘mistake proofing’, a mechanism that helps an equipment operator avoid mistakes. The barcode feature is a perfect example …

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Can you print it? Of course you can!

Have you ever been asked by a customer “Can you print onto this or that product?” If you have then read on because the Compress iUV-600s is definitely a machine worth knowing about. The Compress people have used LED technology to develop a small-footprint flatbed UV printer that brings you …

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