February '18

For the Business of Apparel Decorating

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2018 THE TEAM SALES REPORT | 27 GO TEAM Properly outfitting a team doesn't just mean finding the right apparel. Other major aspects like the graphics and equipment used, as well as field-side accessories, play a role in the game as well. For more on the products fea- tured here, see supplier's website and telephone information following each showcase item. THE TEAM SALES REPORT SHOWCASE BLEED- BLOCKING UNDERBASE Guardian Gray 7043 from International Coat- ings is a bleed-blocking underbase that protects against dye migration (bleeding) on polyester and performance fab- rics. These include highly volatile sublimated polyester substrates such as camouflage prints. Guardian Gray's formula uses hybrid technology to combat dye migration, says the company. In addition, Guardian Gray has a curing range of 275 degrees F to 320 degrees F. Guardian Gray works prints well through 86–160 t/in screen mesh. Guardian Gray 7043 is avail- able through International Coatings' network of distributor companies. Visit: Call: 562-926-1010 TEAM UNIFORMS SOFTWARE GroupeSTAHL offers Easy Teams soft- ware for creating art for team uniforms to speed. The program, offered on, the GroupeSTAHL online design website, automates the process of applying team and player names and numbers. Select a font, type size, color, and effect, and apply it automatically to every name/number on the team roster you've imported. Create a custom style or choose one from Easy Teams' Quick Style gallery. Arrangement options allow grouping of names and numbers for space during heat application. Artwork can be previewed for each player. Easy Teams also allows you to create front and sleeve numbers and gener- ate number ranges or individual numbers. The program includes many popular fonts and text effects and features a "size to fit" option. It also allows you to export to vector formats, send to the VectorCut option, and make use of arrange and export tools. Visit: Call: 800-478-2457 NUMBERING SYSTEM Short Stop Athletic Numbering from Brown Manufacturing Group Inc mounts on any manual carousel. With the carousel kit, decorators can print two-color and teen digits. It includes registration plates for 4-inch, 6-inch, 8-inch, and 10-inch two- color numbers. This unit has a multi-position screen locator that allows for loading of two screens at one time and printing both without flashing. This unit operates just like Brown's Slider system. The product includes 40 single-digit frames and 16 double-digit frames that mount into a Master Frame with pin locators and linear motion bearing system. Additionally, an artwork file is emailed and includes 4-inch, 6-inch, 8-inch, and 10-inch two-color athletic block PDF files. Visit: Call: 616-249-0200 Custom Rhinestone Heat Transfers by 281.259.6818 or 832 .489.8229 Spangle transfers 2/3 day turnaround in USA

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