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Impressions Atlantic City Conference Series Has It All

February 15, 2024 |

This year’s series of conference sessions scheduled to take place March 20-23 as part of Impressions Expo 2024 in Atlantic City, New Jersey (March 21-23) will include speakers and panelists addressing everything from decorated apparel pricing to artificial intelligence and heat pressing.

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Editorial: The Cat’s Meow!

February 2, 2024 |

When the headline “Personalized Cat Photo Hoodies” popped up on my laptop during a recent Google search, whatever else may have been on my to-do list immediately fell by the wayside.

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Vastex Upgrades Infrared Flash Cure Models

December 28, 2023 |

The AirFlash and RedFlash infrared flash cure models from Vastex International Inc., Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, are now equipped with a receptacle that allows the user to plug a three-foot power cord for an optional AutoFlash™ head rotation unit into the rear of the flash head.

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613 Originals appoints Deric Hoch as CEO

December 11, 2023 |

613 Originals recently announced the appointment of Deric Hoch as its new Chief Executive Officer. Hoch replaces Frank Flanagan, 613 Originals’ founder, who will continue to contribute to the company in the revised role of advisor and board member.

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Roland DG Acquires UAB Dimense print

August 2, 2023 |

Roland DG Corporation, Hamamatsu, Japan, has announced the acquisition of shares for UAB Dimense print, a subsidiary of UAB VEIKA, a manufacturer and vendor for wallpaper-related products headquartered in Vilnius, Lithuania.

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Threadfast Debuts T-shirt with Embedded NFC Chip

April 28, 2023 |

Threadfast Apparel, New York, New York, recently revealed its latest offering, the TAP Tee, a T-shirt that allows customers to connect with a personalized digital experience by tapping their smartphone on an NFC (near-field communication) chip that in turn directs them to a website, app, video or social media post.

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Next Level Apparel Expands Globally

March 7, 2023 |

Next Level Apparel (NLA), Los Angeles, recently announced the acquisition of Germany-based Stedman GmbH, a designer, manufacturer and supplier of premium casual and sportswear blank apparel for the printwear industry.

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Inktavo and ROQ.US Announce Partnership

March 1, 2023 |

Inktavo, a provider of software solutions for the apparel decoration industry, and ROQ.US, a provider of automated digital and screen-printing equipment, have joined forces to, “Bring new innovation and inspire unseen growth to the field.”

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World Emblem Partners with Z Customization

December 20, 2022 |

World Emblem, Hollywood, Florida, recently partnered with Z Customization, Carlsbad, California, a full-service product design, development, sourcing, customization, and distribution company, to offer a new level of decorated products and services to the golf industry.

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Unifi Announces Textile Takeback Recycling Program

November 28, 2022 |

Unifi Inc., Greensboro, N.C., has announced a major expansion of its pioneering Textile Takeback program, which is designed to collect and recycle polyester-based fabric waste, including both pre- and post-consumer fabrics, and transform it into REPREVE—the leading recycled performance fiber that powers top brands and sustainable goods worldwide.

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Genesco Names Two New Independent Directors to Board

November 22, 2022 |

Genesco Inc., Nashville, Tennessee, announced the appointments of two new independent directors Matthew M. Bilunas, Chief Financial Officer of Best Buy Co., Inc., and Carolyn Bojanowski, Executive Vice President Merchandising, Sephora USA, to Genesco’s Board of Directors, effective Jan. 29, 2023.

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Roland DG Relocates Company Headquarters

August 31, 2022 |

Roland DG Corporation, Hamamatsu, Japan, has announced that the company will relocate and consolidate its headquarters to Miyakoda and construct a new “Nearly ZEB” certified building that will reduce energy consumption by 75%.

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