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Wearables News Briefs - September 2016

Ryonet Corp. (asi/528500) is offering people who attend its Screen Print Experience classes in October and November an extra bonus. Each student will receive a Hanes EcoSmart 50/50 fleece crewneck (P170) and Cool Dri T-shirt (4820) to take home. The class covers how to print on fleece and polyester performance fabric. Sign up here

GSG has announced its class schedule for November and December. Classes cover topics including heat transfer materials, an introduction to screen printing and how to get started in the auto wrap market. Click here for details.

Stahls’ offers a new website, Transfer Paper Experts, exclusively for transfer papers.

The Branding Agency Powered by Proforma has partnered with a leading global supermarket chain to support employee recruitment efforts. The annual spend, estimated at $1 million, includes print, promotional products, apparel and e-commerce services.

InkSoft has added three employees to its technical support team: Christian Blanco, Jeanette Brooks and Jerry Osborne.

Stahls’ is offering a free EZ Weeder with the purchase of an EZ Weeding Table, as well as free shipping, in the month of September.

M&R has introduced the new i-Image S Computer-to-Screen (CTS) Imaging System, which it says is the ideal choice for small- to medium-size screen-printing shops. M&R has also introduced its new equipment catalog for 2016-17.

World Emblem (asi/98264) has relocated its Canadian facility to a larger plant. The roughly 10,000-square-foot facility has 46 embroidery heads and will operate with two shifts to accommodate increased demand. The facility is located at 5466 Timberlea Blvd., Unit #2, Mississauga, Ontario.

M&R has appointed Peter Walsh as vice president of sales. He previously worked at TAS Screen-Printing Machines and at Nazdar Co., where he served in a variety of management roles.

Mimaki USA has announced the availability of the TX300P-1800 roll-to-roll, direct-to-textile inkjet printer. The 75-inch printer will be on display at the SGIA Expo, Sept. 14-16, in Las Vegas.

Hanes Branded Printwear (asi/59528) announces a Fall Fleece Rebate, offering a 50 cents per-piece rebate on all fleece purchased between Sept. 1 and Dec. 31. The company says it’s the first time it expanded the promotion to its full fleece collection.

HanesBrands, parent company of Hanes Branded Printwear, recently celebrated its first decade as an independent publicly traded company by ringing the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange.

Roland DGA Corp. (asi/18201) has introduced the SG-300 and SG-540 wide-format printer/cutters to its TrueVIS line.

InkSoft staff will present a seminar, “Selling Decorated Products Online,” on Sept. 13 at the SGIA Expo in Las Vegas. Register here.

M&R has introduced the freestanding Red Chili DX to its line of quartz flash cure systems.

Transfer Express (asi/91804) offers a free September webinar on Easy View Live, a free online art designer loaded with templated layouts and clip art. To register or watch previously recorded sessions, click here.

Imprintables Warehouse (asi/58475) offers a new video tutorial on creating a money-saving faux-rhinestone look, using SPECTRA Foil heat transfer material.

Great Dane Graphics has added new military stock art designs, including images of skulls wearing an Army helmet, a combat helmet and a beret.

Hirsch Solutions (asi/14982) offers the Adelco Duplex high-volume textile dryer.