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Wearables News Briefs - September 2018

Storm Creek (asi/89879) has released its 2019 catalog, featuring the company’s new brand design.

The Pro Towels Family of companies, including Pro Towels(asi/79750), Kanata Blanket Company, Superior and Neet Feet, has announced that the Kanata Blanket line of products is now available out of Pro Towels’ Las Vegas facility. To help facilitate projects and orders, there is now a dedicated Kanata Blanket customer service representative in this location.

Epson America Inc. has announced the opening of the Epson Technology Center in Carson, CA. The center will showcase unique Epson printing solutions and applications while providing a hands-on experience for customers and dealers with the full Epson wide-format printing portfolio, including dye-sublimation, signage, photography and direct-to-garment printing solutions.

GSG has announced the following hires and promotions: Don Gecks has joined the company as territory manager for its Cincinnati location; Justin Humble joins the company as sign territory manager; Chris Blake was appointed as the receiving and inventory control manager at its Dallas branch; and Mallory Henrichs was named apparel decorating product manager.

Great Dane Graphics offers customizable templates on USB memory sticks, making it easier to create professional-looking designs for almost any type of graphics.

Expert Brand (asi/53404) is celebrating its 25th anniversary in business. The company posted an infographic about its history here.

Vapor Apparel (asi/93396) has added two new military colors, Coyote Tan and OD Green, to its UPF 50+ moisture-wicking solar performance line.

The Quality Certification Alliance (QCA) reaffirmed its collaborative partnership with AsiaInspection (AI), its longest-tenured collaborative partner, as part of last month’s ten-year anniversary commemoration.

Delta Apparel (asi/49172) has appointed Anita D. Britt to its board of directors. Britt brings nearly 25 years of financial and related operational experience in the apparel and consumer products industries, having most recently served as chief financial officer for Perry Ellis International (asi/77715).

Vastex International has introduced the F-1000 Flash Cure Unit with an infrared heater that the company says reduces flash cure times by 33%.

Transfer Express (asi/91804) offers a free September webinar comparing full-color transfer options. The webinar will be held 2 to 3 p.m. EDT Sept. 13. To register and explore other webinar topics, click here.

Brother DTG has launched a new web page, with videos and step-by-step tutorials, on how to use a direct-to-garment printer to decorated shoes.