March '15

For the Business of Apparel Decorating

Issue link:

Contents of this Issue


Page 14 of 118

Business Watch MARCH 2015 12 | PRINTWEAR M A RC H 20 1 5 TEXMAC ANNOUNCES MACHINE GIVEAWAY CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Texmac announces that it's giving away a seven-needle Happy Journey machine to one of its Facebook followers. The giveaway will coincide with the company gener- ating its 10,000th like on its Facebook account, which is predicted to happen sometime this spring, says Rene Rosales, marketing manager of Texmac. He says details of the contest are still being worked out, but everyone who has registered a like with the company—once it hits 10,000 likes—has a shot at winning. The HCH-701 Journey is the fastest-selling single-head machine in the Happy lineup, and there will likely be consolation prizes, as well. You can find Texmac on Facebook at pyembroiderymachines. pw INDUSTRY UPDATES ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.—InkSoft releases a video that demonstrates InkSoft Print-Ready PDF, a new tool for producing art that is sized and positioned for the custom- er's printing requirements. View the video at www.inksoft. com/new-inksoft-feature-print-ready-pdf/ and check out the accompanying blog for a step-by-step look at this new feature. PITTSBURGH—Trimark Powered by Leed's, a division of Polyconcept North America, offers apparel from Roots73, a lifestyle brand of active wear. The new pieces offered by Trimark Powered by Leed's include sweatshirts, hoodies, jackets, and polos. DALLAS—A free online video from GSG reviews the ba- sics of screen exposure. The taped seminar takes viewers through the variables involved in achieving consistent, cor- rect exposures, from equipment to emulsions, screen prep, and washout. It discusses the relationship of mesh, emulsion, and stencil thickness to exposure time as well as the impor- tance of good coating techniques. View "Screen Print 101: Chapter 9 Proper Exposure" at watch?v=NJ_nWx5zKu0. HUNTERSVILLE, N.C.—Hirsch International announc- es the launch of its new website. This newly designed web- site features on-demand videos and brochures and is orga- nized so that visitors can easily view Hirsch's product line and quickly access individual product models. Visit the new Hirsch International website at PHILADELPHIA—Penn Emblem offers a series of new in- structional videos on its website at These video tutorials are designed for decorators who use or want to learn how to use heat seal machines, emblems, and embellish garments. New topics will be regularly added. NEW KENSINGTON, Penn.—The management team of ADM announces the purchase of the business from promo- tional products supplier Polyconcepts. Its management team paid an undisclosed sum to buy itself out of Polyconcepts. WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.—Hanes kicks off the Hanes X-Temp Cool Cash screen printer rebate program, which allows suppliers to receive a maximum rebate of $1 per piece on Hanes X-Temp sport shirts and a rebate for 50 cents per piece on Ts purchased from wholesalers before June 30. For details, visit

Articles in this issue

Links on this page

view archives of Printwear - March '15