Move Boldly to Grow
August 28, 2019 at 5:56 pm

Growing in today’s printing industry requires making the right decisions for your business, and PRINTING United — Oct. 23 - 25 in Dallas — gives you the widest variety of choices (and the top experts to get you there). It is a showcase of technology, a marketplace of ideas, and the best bet for any…

Vastex Expands V-1000 Economy Press Line to 8 Stations, 8 Colors
August 28, 2019 at 5:55 pm

Vastex's new V-1000-88 manual press offers apparel shops on a budget a high-quality, eight-color solution that accepts screens up to 20x24˝. It offers great flexibility, more than 50 pallet options, and a three-year warranty. PRINTING United Booth 1411.

Brother DTG Offers Baby Platen
August 28, 2019 at 5:52 pm

Apparel decorators using Brother DTG can now expand into the opportunity-rich baby/toddler market.

Navitor Announces New Glitter Stock
August 19, 2019 at 10:53 am

Navitor, North Mankato, Minn., announced the addition of Crystal White Glitter stock to the company’s offering of color core specialty stocks. This paper will be available as an option for announcements, business cards and postcards. According to Navitor product manager Deanie Jacobson,…

Chocolate Inn/Lanco Adds Contract Printing Services
August 6, 2019 at 11:00 am

Chocolate Inn/Lanco, Hicksville, N.Y., has added contract printing services to its roster of customization capabilities and products for the promotional products industry. These new services, offered under the name Lanco Contract Printing Services, will provide complex decorating processes, including vibrant, multi-colored screen printing; 3-D embroidery; specialty inks like glitter, metallic and glow-in-the-dark; heat transfers (including…

Typo Tarnishes Irish Postal Service's Moon Landing Stamps
July 24, 2019 at 12:11 pm

Thanks to heteronyms, homographs, homonyms and homophones, English can prove a head-scratching language that leads to numerous typos. Who among us, for example, has typed “form” when meaning “from”? Well, it appears that Irish can be equally troublesome, especially when it comes to proofreading, as two stamps that commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon…

Bud Light Joins Area 51 Hype With Possible New Branding
July 23, 2019 at 1:28 pm

If you're not aware by now, there's a meme that's spread across the world about storming Area 51 to finally free the aliens that the U.S. government has supposedly been hiding from us for decades. It's a plan that's destined to fail, and if anyone tries anything near the site, they would be in some…

Ennis Inc. to Acquire All Stock of the Flesh Company and Subsidiary Impressions Direct
July 11, 2019 at 10:59 am

Ennis Inc., Midlothian, Texas, announced the signing of a share purchase agreement to acquire all the outstanding stock of The Flesh Company and its wholly owned subsidiary, Impressions Direct Inc. The closing will occur on July 15, 2019, but the transfer of ownership for the transactions contemplated by this agreement will be deemed for all…

You Have to See the Printing Tech Behind This Beverage Startup
June 26, 2019 at 3:34 pm

While scrolling through Instagram, I came across an ad that that was actually worth stopping and checking out: Smart Cups. The product looks like a typical plastic cup, but the company uses a specialized technique to print the hexagon-shaped flavoring directly in the bottom of the cup. Just add water, and...