Mutoh wins four Product of the Year Awards at SGIA Expo 2016

September 30, 2016

Phoenix, Ariz.-based Mutoh America Inc. was honored with four Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) Product of the Year awards at the 2016 SGIA Expo in Las Vegas. The ValueJet 1628X 64-inch printer, the ValueJet 1938TX 75-inch direct-to-textile printer and the ValueJet 1638UH 64-inch UV-LED hybrid printer were among the products recognized. The competition recognizes the latest …

Anchor Industries remembers Lou Brown

September 29, 2016

Last month, Evansville, Ind.–based Anchor Industries said goodbye to long-time employee Louis (Lou) Ray Brown. Brown passed away on August 11 at the age of 83, leaving behind his personal family and friends and his Anchor family. In his early days at Anchor, Brown worked on the manufacturing floor, quickly rising to the position of …

Global Imaging becomes U.S. distributor for Durst

September 28, 2016

Durst Image Technology U.S., a worldwide manufacturer of digital UV inkjet and textiles printing systems, has awarded a U.S. distribution partnership to Global Imaging Inc. Global Imaging will be offering the following printing sytems: Rho 312R, Rho 512R, Rho P10 250 & Rho P10 250HS, Rhotex 322 and Rhotex 500.

Roland DGA Wins Three Prestigious Product of the Year Awards at SGIA 2016

September 27, 2016

Irvine, Calif.-based Roland DGA was honored with three Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) Product of the Year awards at the 2016 SGIA Expo in Las Vegas. Roland, a provider of advanced wide-format printers and other innovative digital devices, received its awards for the VersaUV® LEJ-640FT large-format UV flatbed printer, TrueVIS™ INK and Texart™ SBL3 Dye-Sublimation …

DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products celebrates over 100 years of innovation

September 26, 2016

DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products are celebrating over 100 years of innovation in synthetic leathers. In 1910, one of DuPont’s first products outside its original core business was Fabrikoid, a coated fabric marketed as artificial leather. Now a century later, DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products is showcasing high performing bio-based synthetic leather coatings. …

Coolcore’s new VP of global marketing

September 23, 2016

Coolcore, a leader in chemical-free cooling fabrics in Portsmouth, N.H., has announced that David Ludd assumed his new role as vice president of global marketing in June. Ludd comes to Coolcore with more than 20 years of senior-level marketing experience working with brands such as Levi’s, Nike, Timberland, MBT and Converse. He will continue developing …

ARA battling natural disasters

September 22, 2016

The American Rental Association (ARA) Foundation has donated $6,000 to the American Red Cross for first-responder relief efforts for California’s voracious wildfires and West Virginia’s historic floods—and many ARA members showed up on the front lines. California wildfires scorched hundreds of homes, forced thousands to seek shelter and severely taxed the resilience of firefighters. ARA …

Register On-Site for the MFA Southwest Regional

September 21, 2016

The Marine Fabricators Association (MFA) Southwest Regional Workshop is September 23-24 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Although on-line registration has closed, on-site registration will be available.  The workshop will feature a profit and loss session about how to set the right price for your products and services, and a session on how to build and …

AATCC announces recipient of New Foundation Scholarship

Radhika Vaid was awarded the first Kanti & Hasna Jasani Family Textile Scholarship of $1,500. The award is available to students who are Indian citizens with a student visa or with permanent residency, who are attending an American university with AATCC student chapter and are pursuing undergraduate, graduate,-or post-graduate studies in the field of textiles. …

J. Robert Scott welcomes Countess von Eckermann

September 20, 2016

Countess von Eckermann will represent J. Robert Scott Inc. in company-owned showrooms in the United States and United Kingdom. J. Robert Scott is a destination location for the finest hand–crafted custom furnishings. The inclusion of the exquisite hand–loomed Countess von Eckermann products for the home is a natural marriage of heritage, and elegance. Countess von …