Whether indoors or out, custom graphics have a strong appeal with brand-savvy businesses

February 1st, 2019

Those contemplating adding fabric graphics to their professional repertoire will find an arena poised for expansion and strong demand, driven by advancements in print and ink technology as well as by fabrics that increasingly deliver stunning results more reliably. Also fueling activity is the accelerating movement toward personalization and customization, says Randy Anderson, product marketing […]

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Geoff Kilmer at PhotoWorksGroup matches technology with clients to stay successful

June 1st, 2018

We focus on identifying industries versus just finding customers to generate new business,” says Geoff Kilmer, founder and CEO of PhotoWorksGroup, Charlottesville, Va. “When we specialize in an industry, we become better known within it, which results in more references so we don’t have to sell as hard—and we can concentrate on doing a good […]

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Fabric helps brick-and-mortar retailers take visual branding to another level

August 1st, 2017

The effects of society’s ever-increasing digital dependency, overabundance of shopping malls and shifting spending habits are not doing the retail industry any favors. But its future is not all doom and gloom. A study released earlier this year by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and IBM found that most members of Generation Z—the generation following […]

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Making a mark

May 1st, 2017

As the interest in and use of digital textile printing expands, wide-format printers have become essential players, opening up new and profitable opportunities for specialty fabricators. Wide-format digital printing is expanding exponentially, spurred by advancements in printer, ink and fabric technology. Deployed for all manner of products—apparel, décor, banners, murals, signage, upholstery, wallpaper, vehicle wraps […]

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Digital fabric printing responding to technical and creative demands

June 1st, 2016

As applications respond, the digital fabric printing industry is responding to the technical and creative demands of customers. Digital printing on fabrics has revolutionized a number of markets: trade show exhibits, event marketing, home décor, activewear, retail branding, architectural signage, outdoor advertising and others. “Demand for printed fabrics and textiles continues to grow, and the […]

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Fit to print

May 1st, 2016

Epson America Inc., Long Beach, Calif., revealed the creative potential of its SureColor® F-Series dye-sublimation printing solutions at the Epson Digital Couture event in New York City on Feb. 9. In its second year, the event showcases clothing collections fabricated by 11 North and Latin American designers using Epson print technology. The designers unveil their […]

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Mimaki USA rolls out two-year warranty for select eco-solvent, dye-sublimation and UV-LED models

January 25th, 2016

Mimaki USA, manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and cutters, announced it has implemented a two-year warranty for the JV300, CJV300, JV150 and CJV150 Series models; and TS300P and UJV500 printers. The warranty includes print head replacement (subject to warranty terms) for all included printers after January 1, 2016 in the United States and Canada. The […]

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Mosaica Group partnerships to provide dye-sublimation solutions

December 10th, 2015

The Mosaica Group has partnerships with Epson, Klieverik, Geo Knight and others to provide a complete line of dye-sublimation solutions from printers, inks, transfer papers, heat presses, fabric and other specialty substrates. The EPSON SureColor® F-Series provides dye-sublimation printer choices for different needs. The Epson SureColor® F6200 dye-sublimation printer can add more revenue items like […]

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Wasatch SoftRIP TX wins SGIA’s Product of the Year Award

November 30th, 2015

Wasatch Computer Technology, a RIP and print management software company, took home SGIA’s 2015 Product of the Year Award in the category “Roll- to-Roll Dye Sublimation on Textile for RIP Software” for its SoftRIP TX. Wasatch’s SoftRIP TX has all the functionality of the SoftRIP and is specifically designed for digital textile printing. The 16-bit […]

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Fisher Textiles’ feather flag fabric stocked at 125 inches wide

November 20th, 2015

Fisher Textiles, a supplier of fabrics for digital printing, now offers DD 7375 Feather Flag at 125 inches wide. DD7375 Feather Flag has a treatment for direct dye sublimation printing and is 3.4 oz/yd. It has bleed through to the backside, is flame retardant, passes NFPA-701 and is ideal for feather flag and outdoor street […]

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