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Wearables News Briefs - July 2018

Stahls’ Transfer Express (asi/91804) has opened a second production facility in Chandler, AZ. The new location will enable the company to provide faster service and reduce shipping costs to customers in western states and allow one-day shipping to those in the Los Angeles area via LA Hot.

TSC Apparel (asi/90518) has announced that it now carries two popular industry brands: Fruit of the Loom and Jerzees. The 21 best-selling styles will be stocked while the entire collection will be available on the website.

Cotswold offers 2.0-ounch premium cutaway, recommended for approximately 20,000 stitches in a moderately dense design. It also works for support of delicate fabrics. It also offers Thermal Stick, a unique, pressure-sensitive fusible stabilizer.

American Embroidery Supply offers Mundial 3.5-inch embroidery scissors with curved blades specially designed for embroidery, monogram work, appliqué, needlework and intricate trimming.

Graphics One has released its new tabloid-sized GO ScreenMate Color Separation Printing System. “The ScreenMate system was developed to provide a robust desktop solution for screen printers,” says Dan Barefoot, vice president.

Stahls’ now offers CAD-CUT patterns in sign vinyl. Learn more here.

Columbia Sportswear (asi/46021) has appointed Andrew Burns as director of investor relations and competitive intelligence.

Vantage Apparel (asi/93390) welcomes Felicia Rodriguez as director of customer experience.

Cap America Inc. (asi/43792) has promoted Liz Capone to director of customer relations. Capone will oversee all aspects of the company’s policies, objectives and initiatives including monitoring client/company interactions, developing service level standards, response times and issue resolutions.

Transfer Express offers a free webinar on selling apparel to schools from 2 to 3 p.m. EDT on July 12. Register here.

WildSide is offering a free T-shirt with all orders placed in July.

Ryonet announces its Summer of Printing for Positivity contest. Prizes encompass up to $6,000 worth of screen printing equipment and supplies. Enter by submitting a 90-second-maximum smartphone video explaining why you deserve the first prize of a Riley Hopkins 300 six-color/six-station press and how you’d use it to give back. You should also share your best Ryonet experience in the video. Deadline to enter is 11 p.m. PDT on July 9. Details here.

Stahls’ offers a free ebook guide on pricing for sports decorating. Download it here.

Absolute Inkjet Inc., a Glenview, IL-based manufacturer of digital inks and media, has launched Sublim8 inks that enable any Epson wide-format model to be converted into a dye-sublimation printer.