Wearables News Briefs - August 2016

BERNINA of America announces a Pinterest sweepstakes, with the chance to win a BERNINA L 450 Overlocker machine, valued at $1,249. To enter, visit BERNINA’s blog WeAllSew and pin a favorite Overlocker photo or other image of choice by Aug. 31. The grand prize winner will be announced in early September.

Tri-Mountain (asi/92125) announces the launch of its 2017 fall collection, featuring 27 new apparel styles and major focus on stylish jackets. To order a copy of the catalog, call 800-824-6464 or visit www.trimountain.com for the online version.

Hanes Branded Printwear (asi/59528) announces a limited-time triple rebate promotion for fleece in its Hanes4Education program. For all qualified orders of Hanes and Champion printed fleece from a screen-print supplier purchased between Sept. 1 and Oct. 31, designated K-12 schools can earn a triple cash rebate.

Drummond Uniform Service in Canton, OH, has launched Dockyard Apparel, selling high-quality work jackets to the companies it services. The jackets can be logoed and personalized via the company’s in-house embroidery service.

American Embroidery Supply offers the Deluxe Plastic Oiler, a plastic embroidery machine oiler designed for hard-to-reach places.

FESPA Eurasia 2016 will be held Dec. 8 to 11 in Istanbul, Turkey. The event will feature more than 450 brands, showcasing the latest in wide-format screen and digital print, textile print, garment decoration and signage.

Imprintables Warehouse, a distributor of apparel decorating and sign-making supplies, has named Adam Yukish as general manager. He has been with the company for 14 years as a sales rep and educator.

ClipArtBoom, a premium stock vector design and clip art provider, has updated its logo and redesigned its website to be 100% mobile responsive.

Stahls’ has added a news section to its website, so customers can learn about specials, upcoming events, hot trends, new webinars and more.

Hirsch Solutions offers Tajima DG15 by Pulse, with two new features: a preview palettes function on the change palette menu and improved automatic clip settings for satin stitches.

Champro Sports (asi/44612) has launched an updated sportswear and new outerwear product line for ASI member distribution. The line is in addition the company's collection of team uniforms. For more information, contact Jim Dusbiber at jdusbiber@champrosports.com.

S&S Activewear (asi/84358) has announced the latest additions to its market segment catalogs, Fashion Source and Outerwear Source, complementing the earlier released Teamwear and Corporate Source collections.

Pop! Promos (asi/45657) has been ranked #135 on Inc. Magazine’s 2016 list of the 5,000 fastest-growing, private companies in America.

Screen-printing company Denver Apparel has acquired Denver-area embroidery shop Dynamic Designs, adding 22 embroidery heads to its production capacity.

Trimark (asi/92121), a division of promotional products supplier PCNA, has added 33 new styles to brands Elevate and Roots73. Among the new items are trendy caps and a long-sleeve polo.

SanMar (asi/84863) has added 99 new styles for the fall. The products are featured in the 2017 Apparel, Bags and Caps catalog and online.

World Emblem (asi/98264) of Mexico passed worldwide auditing company Sumerra’s social compliance audit with a perfect score. The audit ensures the company complies with all domestic rules and some U.S. laws related to health, safety and work conditions of employees.

BERNINA of America, manufacturer of embroidery and quilting machines, honored its top dealers for 2015 during a training conference held July 15 to 18 in New Orleans. Sew Much More in Austin, TX, received the Presidential Award. More winners listed here.

Transfer Express (asi/91804) is offering a free webinar on T-shirt packaging and display in August. Click here to register and watch other webinars.

Hirsch Solutions Inc. (asi/14982) offers Tajima’s Sumo Jumbo single-head embroidery machine to help embroidery oversize apparel like team jerseys more efficiently.

The Creative J joined Geiger as an affiliate in July.

Screenbroidery in Noblesville, IN, created a fundraising webstore powered by InkSoft to help the Indy Public Safety Foundation (IPSF) support the needs of the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Dept. The #BackTheBlue campaign raised $10,000 in two days and is hoping to raise $50,000 by the middle of August.

Imprintables Warehouse (asi/58475) offers a video on applying SPECTRA Pattern Heat Transfer vinyl. Watch it here.