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SPSI Becomes MHM National Distributor

SPSI is pleased to announce the expansion of their MHM distribution territory. Starting immediately, SPSI is authorized to distribute MHM equipment and parts nationwide.
 
MHM is a global leader in the textile screen printing equipment industry, with a focus on innovation, quality, and reliability. Equipment ranges from the high-performance entry level SA Evo to the innovative IQ Oval and Synchroprint 5000 machines.
 

Xaar's EPS Business Signs Comec Italia as European Distributor

Xaar (www.xaar.com), the world leader in industrial inkjet technology, is pleased to announce that its company Engineered Printing Solutions (EPS) has today, at InPrint 2017, signed COMEC Italia as European distributor for its full range of digital print products.
 
The new agreement will take full advantage of the existing relationship between EPS and COMEC, and builds on COMEC’s strong position in product printing in Europe to drive the digital conversion of product print and decoration.
 

Benjamin Franklin Honors Society Inducts Seven New Members

The Ben Franklin Honor Society of Printing Industries of America (PIA) formally inducted seven industry leaders at its reception and awards ceremony on Friday, November 10 at the Embassy Golf Resort & Spa Hotel in Concord, NC: Daniel Adkison; Marina Poropat Joyce, David Olberding, Dennis Pottebaum, Jacob Shaffer, Regina Testa, and Bradley Thompson.
 

Vastex International Training Schedule for 2018

Vastex International will be offering the “Screen Printing A-Z” introductory course at its new headquarters location at
7 Emery Street, Bethlehem, PA.
 
The 2018 dates are:
 
February 1-3
April 5-7
May 31-June 2
July 19-21
September 20-22
November 15-17

NPES and VDMA Release Worldwide Market for Print 2.0 Study

A groundbreaking study just released projects significant opportunity for the $400 billion printing industry through 2021. The “Worldwide Market for Print 2.0: Global Opportunities in Publishing Printing and Marketing & Commercial Printing” (WWMP) study, published by NPES and VDMA, is the premier market analysis tool and a critical resource for anyone in the printing industry.

Gilman Brothers Proudly Celebrates 120th Year in Business

“Proudly Family Owned and Operated… for 120 Years!” announces the banner at the top of The Gilman Brothers Company’s recently updated website.
 
Based in Southeastern Connecticut, in a village bearing its founder’s name, The Gilman Brothers Company enjoys a global reach, distributing its foamboard products through a strategically positioned network of channel partners and a regionally based business development team to maximize customer touchpoints throughout the entire supply chain.
 

Meech Opens Singapore Office to Support Southeast Asia Operations

UK-based Meech Static Eliminators has established an office in Singapore to provide local support to its distributors and increase sales of its web cleaning, static control and MAT (Meech Air Technology) systems in Southeast Asia. Meech has appointed Melvyn Chan as Sales and Operations Director to drive sales and manage operations across the region.
 

White Paper Examines Organic and Printed Electronic Trends

Subtitle: 
'OE-A Roadmap for Organic and Printed Electronics' looks at trends, applications, and challenges.

The Organic and Printed Electronics Association (OE-A) has released a white paper titled “OE-A Roadmap for Organic and Printed Electronics.” The seventh edition of the roadmap presents key trends, application examples, and challenges in the organic and printed electronics sectors. Discussed fields of application include OLED lighting, organic photovoltaics, flexible and OLED displays, electronics and components, and integrated smart systems.

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Transfer Express Offers 30-Day Free Trial

As a Transfer Express dealer, you gain access to more than 7,000 pieces of clip art, 5,000 predesigned template layouts and the unlimited use of Easy View®, the online designer. All you need to do is choose your layout, customize it with clipart and type, and place your order.
 
Transfer Express is currently offering a free 30-day trial to make it easy to get started. It includes a Getting Started Pack, which includes samples of the most popular screen printed transfers, stock numbers, Express Names™ and a pricing guide.
 

Great Dane Graphics Offers Free E-Book: “The Ultimate Guide to Artwork for T-Shirts”

Great artwork is what makes a decorated garment—and your business—stand out from the pack and is key to sales. “The Ultimate Guide To Artwork For T-Shirts,” a new free e-book from Great Dane Graphics, explores what goes into creating it.
 
Written for the nonartist, the 16-page guide covers the fundamentals of artwork for apparel. From the difference between raster and vector art files and how to determine the right type for a job, to how to use stock art effectively and legally, it’s the grounding you need.