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The Ink Kitchen Hosts Lucky 13 Bash In Sacramento

May 2, 2018 |

The Ink Kitchen, a garment decorator’s blog founded by veteran screen printers Tom Davenport and Rick Roth, recently hosted the “Lucky 13 Bash” at Motion Textile’s Sacramento, Calif., facility to gather members of the decorated apparel industry together and to raise money for a worthy cause

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Freehand Releases Separation Software

April 3, 2018 |

Freehand Graphics, Holbrook, N.Y., has released Spot Process Separation Studio 4, with expanded functionality that includes quick and professional management of various print files and styles, thus dramatically improving file and film accuracy, and boosting productivity, according to the company.

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HanesBrands Earns Ninth EPA Energy Star Award

April 3, 2018 |

HanesBrands, Winston-Salem, N.C., has earned its ninth consecutive United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Energy Star Partner of the Year award for sustained excellence in energy conservation, carbon emissions reduction and environmental sustainability.

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HanesBrands Nets Local United Way Award

March 30, 2018 |

HanesBrands, Winston-Salem, N.C., recently earned the United Way of North Carolina’s Spirit of North Carolina Award for campaign excellence, given that the company and its employees have pledged $1.97 million this year to the United Way of Forsyth County (UWFC) and surrounding N.C. communities.

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Gildan Nominates Four to Join Board

March 30, 2018 |

Gildan Activewear Inc., Montreal, recently announced that its board of directors has nominated Maryse Bertrand, Marc Caira, Charles M. Herington and Craig Leavitt as director nominees to be voted on by the company’s shareholders at its annual shareholders meeting, to be held May 3.

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Aprons, Etc. Offers Fast & Free Line

March 8, 2018 |

Aprons, Etc., Greenville, S.C., offers an industry-exclusive Fast & Free line of event-display products, which has become its promotional product category’s top performer in 2018, according to the company.

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Epson, CIT Announce Partnership

February 6, 2018 |

Epson America, Long Beach, Calif., and CIT Direct Capital, Portsmouth, N.H., the national digital small-business lending unit of CIT Group, today announced a partnership to offer financing for commercial and digital print customers.

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Universal Unilink Awards Scholarships

January 26, 2018 |

Universal Unilink Purchasing Association, Greer, S.C., a group purchasing organization for apparel and promotional products distributors, as well as uniform and textile-rental companies, recently announced its annual college scholarship and awards recipients.

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BELLA+CANVAS Launches PRISM Collection

January 8, 2018 |

BELLA+CANVAS, Los Angeles, today will launch a new classification of heather garments called PRISM, which was created by re-engineering the heather yarn-spinning and fabric-dyeing processes to create stunning halftones and never-been-seen-before dimension, according to the company.

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PCNA Names Sales Manager for Apparel

January 5, 2018 |

Polyconcept North America (PCNA), Pittsburgh, recently announced the promotion of Corey Cardinal from field sales manager to regional sales manager for the company’s Trimark apparel division.

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Cap America, DML Creation Announce Partnership

January 5, 2018 |

Cap America Inc., Fredericktown, Mo., and DML Creation Inc., Camarillo, Calif., recently announced today a broad long-term alliance that is expected to enhance DML’s industry position while expanding Cap America’s reach into Canada.

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alphabroder Acquires Prime Line

December 12, 2017 |

alphabroder, Trevose, Pa., has acquired promotional products distributor Prime Line, Bridgeport, Conn., to join its brand portfolio and function as a new hard goods division.

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Vetta LLC Appoints CEO

November 30, 2017 |

Vetta, LLC, Webberville Mich., the parent company of J. America Wholesale Blanks and Top of the World, has named Glenn Silbert as its chief executive officer.

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Hanes Donates Socks to Help Homeless

November 30, 2017 |

Hanes, Winston-Salem, N.C., has donated 225,000 pairs of socks and 18,000 pairs of underwear to organizations fighting homelessness across the United States as part of its eighth national sock drive.

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