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Wearables News Briefs - July 2016

Atlantic Coast Cotton (asi/37355) in Gainesville, VA, recently completed warehouse renovations, adding mezzanines, new product rows, automatic conveyors, higher racks and a mechanical pick module.

Graphics One is shipping new heat presses designed for 44-inch dye sublimation printers. The Mogk PTP-900 is an industrial 33.5” x 43” semi-automatic air-operated pneumatic heat press, available in single or dual shuttles.

Ryonet Corp. (asi/528500) has been named the top-selling global distributor for ROQ, a Portuguese manufacturer of automatic textile screen-printing equipment.

JERZEES (asi/40650) is offering a rebate on qualifying fleece purchases from July 15 to Oct. 31. Garment decorators and promotional products distributors will receive $6 for every dozen ordered from authorized participating distributors. Find details of the promotion here.

The Digital Textile (DTX) Group was launched July 1 by prominent dye sublimation and direct-to-fabric providers to provide seamless distribution and support of digital textile products in North and South America.

Roland DGA (asi/18201) will be demonstrating its line of wide-format printers, printer/cutters and other digital devices at FESPA Mexico 2016, to be held Aug. 18-20 in Mexico City at Centro Banamex. The company is also offering a free webinar, “How to Create Color Profiles,” from 10-11 a.m. PDT July 26. Click here for more information and to register.

Prime Line (asi/79530) announces the launch of its 2016 Awareness Collection, which features bags, T-shirts and other items meant to promote breast cancer awareness and other causes.

S&S Activewear (asi/84358) announces the opening of a 473,000-square-foot warehouse in Olathe, KS. The opening of its fourth distribution center brings total inventory space to 1.5 million square feet.

Stahls’ TV has released its third-quarter class schedule. Click here to view.

Hotronix, a STAHLS’ company, is hosting a grand opening of its newly expanded manufacturing facility in Carmichael, PA, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 12.

S&S Activewear announces full integration with PromoStandards, a data standard designed to increase efficiency and communication between distributors and suppliers in the apparel industry.

Epson Group company Epson Italia has acquired the capital of textile printing company Fratelli Robustelli, expanding its reach in digital inkjet textile printing.

Great Dane Graphics  offers a line of new stock football designs for decorated-apparel graphics.

Kornit Digital North America in Mequon, WI, announces an open house event July 11 to 29 to show off its Vulcan system for mid- to long-run digital printing. Register in the events section at www.kornit.com.

Total Ink Solutions, a screen-printing supply company in Hackensack, NJ, has launched a new website that the company says simplifies the process of online ordering.

ClipArtBoom offers the Print Shop Logo Pack, which includes a full range of vector logo design templates, clip art illustrations and background elements to create a professional-looking company logo.

LAT Apparel (asi/65948) celebrated the grand opening of a new headquarters and warehouse in Ball Ground, GA, which more than doubles the supplier’s storage capacity. The building also features green initiatives like motion-activated lighting and high-efficiency climate control.

InkSoft announces the release of a marketing guide featuring strategies for faster turnaround. Download the guide here.

Roland DGA celebrated the grand opening of its new East Coast Imagination Center in Wilmington, MA, on June 16. The 3,500-square-foot facility will serve as a training and product demonstration site.