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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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A Cover-Worthy Collaboration

November 15, 2017 |

The premise was simple: As with most issues of Impressions, the magazine’s editorial staff sought to partner with an apparel supplier and industry decorator to produce a customized garment for a cover photo shoot.

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Great Dane Graphics Offers Free Art E-Book

November 14, 2017 |

Great Dane Graphics, Mandeville, La., now offers a free e-book, “The Ultimate Guide to Artwork For T-Shirts,” that explores what goes into creating art that makes garments and a business stand out from the competition.

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Insta Nabs Two Golden Image Awards

November 2, 2017 |

Insta Graphic Systems, Cerritos, Calif., recently won two gold awards at the Golden Image competition at the 2017 Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) Expo, which was held in New Orleans.

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Invista to Sell Apparel Business Unit

November 1, 2017 |

Invista, Wichita, Kan., has entered into a definitive agreement with Shandong Ruyi Investment Holding to sell its apparel and advanced textiles business, one of its four major units, to Sandong Ruyi Investment Holding.

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Threadless Acquires Bucketfeet

October 24, 2017 |

Graphic apparel and accessories supplier Threadless, Chicago, recently announced it has acquired direct-to-consumer shoe brand Bucketfeet to expand its product line into the footwear category.

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Vapor Apparel Wins SGIA Product of the Year

September 28, 2017 |

Vapor Apparel, N. Charleston, S.C., recently announced its Solar Performance long-sleeve tee has received the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association’s (SGIA) Product of the Year Award in the “Textile-Finished Garment-Synthetic” category.

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InkSoft Offers Art Article

September 26, 2017 |

InkSoft, Tempe, Ariz., now offers a new article, written by industry veteran Marshall Atkinson, that explains the differences between raster and vector art, and what they mean to decorators and their customers.

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Impressions Awards 2017 Winners Announced

September 24, 2017 |

The results for the 2017 Impressions Awards are in! For months, decorators of all sizes and experience levels submitted their entries for the 39th annual Impressions Awards, the industry’s most prestigious apparel decorating contest.

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Lawson Nets Two SGIA Product Awards

August 28, 2017 |

Lawson Screen & Digital Products, St. Louis, recently won two Speciality Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) Product of the Year Awards for its Proton screen-printing press and Ajax reclaimer.

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M&R Nabs Awards for Two Products

August 25, 2017 |

The M&R Cos., Roselle, Ill., recently announced its Challenger III automatic screen-printing press and i-Image S computer-to-screen imaging system were named products of the year by the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA).

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American & Efird Joins ZDHC Program

August 1, 2017 |

American & Efird (A&E), Mount Holly, N.C., has joined the Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC) program, consisting of more than 20 brands working together to drive industry-wide change in chemicals management.

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