Printwear

July '12

For the Business of Apparel Decorating

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Business Watch FOR HER ROYAL MAJESTY LONDON—In honor of this year's Diamond Jubilee celebrating Queen Elizabeth II's 60 years of head- ing the British throne, Pantone and advertising agency Leo Burnett, launch a limited edition color guide. The limited-edition, numbered color guide is designed to capture and com- memorate some of the Queen's most memorable color choices since her coro- nation—featuring PANTONE color ref- erences and citing the date and location that determined her outfit color choice. Comprising 60 images of the Queen, a short run of 60 color guides were produced with a special presentation box for one of the books to be presented to Her Majesty. For more information on color trends and pal- ettes, please visit http://sa.pantone.co.uk. JULY 2012 BODEK EXPANDS LINE; ACCEPTS HONOR PHILADELPHIA—Bodek and Rhodes adds SubliVie, to the com- pany's product lineup. In addition, the company's assortment of tie-dyes and vintage designs is augmented with new colors, styles and ac- cessories. Visit bodekandrhodes. com or the company's mobile site m.bodekandrhodes.com. The company is additionally hon- ored for the third year in a row as EmbroidMe's Vendor of the Year. United Franchise Group, parent company of EmbroidMe Inc., chose the company after polling its fran- chise base of 450 members. INDUSTRY UPDATES STERLING, Ill.—HALO Branded Solutions announces the purchase of the company by PSP Capital Partners LLC, a Chicago-based private investment firm founded by Penny Pritzker, in partnership with senior management of HALO. No changes in management or operating direction are planned as part of the sale. EAGEN, Minn.—RhinoTech moves its production and shipping facility to an expanded space while retaining its centrally-located position at 2955 Lone Oak Circle, Suite 2, Eagen, MN, 55121. The new base of operations also offers a training area where customers, instruc- tors, students, dealer representatives and others will be afforded hands-on product training. SHAKOPEE, Minn.—SanMar Corporation announces it will open a full-scale ware- house in Minneapolis suburb, Shakopee, Minnesota in the summer of 2013. A temporary facility opens immediately. The location features a showroom with will call hours from 8 a.m.–6 p.m., Monday through Friday for customers interested in picking up orders onsite. BOHEMIA, N.Y.—Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP), announces a new search feature on its website for users to locate SGP certified print facilities. Visitors can search as many as 14 categories of printing processes, including bindery, finishing, screen printing and more. The search results show the products that are produced in the certified facility, as well as the printing processes used. CHARLESTON, S.C.—Sawgrass Technologies offers a new educational video, "You Can Sublimate!" Hosted by Sawgrass Technologies Education Manager, Jimmy Lamb, this 60 min- ute session introduces participants to what sublimation is, how it works and what products can be produced. Visit http://sawgrassink.com/education-events/digital-decoration-webcasts. 14 | PRINTWEAR JULY 2012 News continued on page 96

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