Staff Writer

Staff Writer
STAHLS’® Hotronix®: Game-Changing Heat Press Innovation

The quality and performance of the heat press is highly important for many of today’s digital apparel decoration technologies, and STAHLS’ Hotronix provides game-changing features and valuable process controls. PRINTING United Booth 2600.

Graphics One Features New Heat Press for All-Over Market

An increasing number of all-over prints can be seen among decorated apparel, but do you have the tools to do them? A new heat press, offered by Graphics One, allows space for all-over prints and complements many popular dye-sub printers. PRINTING United Booth 2816.

OmniPrint International’s Innovations in DTG

Recent developments in direct-to-garment (DTG) printing have resulted in solutions that drive possibilities forward, and recent product offerings from OmniPrint International offer short runs and great color on an industrial scale. PRINTING United Booth 2210.

AHEAD Introduces Creative, New Ornamentation for Spring 2020

AHEAD, New Bedford, Mass., released its spring 2020 lineup, introducing five new techniques. According to Chuck Lord, AHEAD’s chief creative officer, three of the five new ornamentation techniques, each distinctly different, are designed specifically for cotton headwear.…

Proforma Announces $24 Million Contract With Multinational Financial Institution

Proforma, Cleveland, announced that Mike Lazzari, Multi-Million Dollar Club member and owner of Raleigh, North Carolina-based BrandCentric Solutions, has secured a three-year, $24 million contract with a multinational financial services company. After discovering that the client needed a print and…

Product Showcase: 9 Promotional Chocolate Items Clients and End-Users Will Love

We know we can’t survive on chocolate alone, but that certainly hasn’t stopped us from trying—and we’re sure we’re not the only ones. Help your clients reach other cocoa fanatics with this array of promotional chocolate items. And don’t forget to order a few extra samples for yourself (and, ahem, your favorite magazine editors)...

Cap America Announces New Representation Across U.S.

Cap America Inc., Fredericktown, Mo., announced new representation in three key market areas. Jim Maddox of The Maddox Co. will cover the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. Maddox has more than 25 years of experience in promotional headwear. Many distributors will be glad to see a familiar face as he takes over responsibilities…

BIC Graphic Alleviates Tariff Concerns With USA-Made Products

BIC Graphic North America, Clearwater, Fla., has launched a variety of promotions to help alleviate budget challenges as a result of tariff increases. BIC Graphic offers more than 1,000 products manufactured, printed or assembled in the U.S. across 12 categories. This list includes best-sellers from brands like BIC, Koozie, Triumph Calendars and more. “Our industry…

Fully Promoted Reports Success With Its Newly Introduced Office Locations

Fully Promoted, West Palm Beach, Fla., reported that the launch of its new office locations this year was a success. Since its unveiling, nearly a dozen new Fully Promoted office locations have opened in the U.S. and Canada. By year’s end, the brand will open another 20. The office location combines the best of both…

Hotronix® Offers 4-by-4-Inch Heat Press Platen

Sporting a small head — just 4 by 4 inches — a new heat press platen from Hotronix (Stahls’) is the perfect tool for left-chest designs on youth apparel, and for applications where space is tight, and zippers or seams must be avoided. PRINTING United Booth 2600.

Wallace Carlson Printing Acquires Select Assets of J-C Press

Wallace Carlson Printing, a Minnetonka, Minnesota-based commercial printer, has announced its acquisition of select assets from Owatonna-based J-C Press. The acquisition expands the company’s services to a diverse range of commercial printing capabilities and customer base that include wide-format and signage. Wallace Carlson will continue to serve the J-C Press client base and maintain a…

The Book Company Launches 'We Plant Trees' Corporate Giving Program

Doug Greenhut, president of Delray Beach, Florida-based The Book Company, recognized the obvious impact the company’s product line has on trees and the environment. That's why he decided to launch “We Plant Trees,” The Book Company’s first and ongoing corporate giving program that will donate a portion of proceeds each year to help plant trees…

Storm Creek Joins Minnesota Keystone Program

Storm Creek, Hastings, Minn., has become a new member of the Minnesota Keystone Program, which promotes corporate philanthropy by recognizing companies that donate at least 2 percent of their pre-tax earnings to charitable organizations. "We are extremely excited to join the outstanding list of over 100 community-minded companies in this program," said Storm Creek CEO…