Inkjet Technology Inc. (ITI) has released the ITI3200-TXK dual-production textile printer, which incorporates a new media handling system that accommodates both transfer paper and direct-to-fabric printing using a single inkset. The machine spans 126 in. and is available with either two or four Kyocera KJ4B printheads, reaching speeds up to 2195 sq ft/hr.
Great Dane Graphics has expanded its selection of hockey stock art to include a shield with a hockey stick, a puck with a blank text banner, a “zombie” hockey player, and new helmets. The collection also includes hockey players in action, players facing off, goalies defending the net, and other variations on helmets, pucks, and sticks. The collection is designed for use on hockey jerseys, gear bags, caps, scarves, jackets, fleece, decals, banners, flags, and signage.
Pacific Emblem Company now offers LaserCut embroidered and rubber patches for the apparel, uniform, promotional apparel, and tech industries. The soft, PVC die-cut patches are available in 7 colors with sizes from 2 to 17 in. in any shape. Patches are available in mixed media, including felt, tackle twill, and embroidery.
ISA’s annual Sign Expo will open in Las Vegas this April at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. An additional day of education will precede the show on the 19th, with the exhibitor floor opening the 20th through 22nd.
ClipArtBoom.com has released the Wedding Pack, a collection of designs for brides, grooms, wedding party members, and the hosts of bachelor and bachelorette parties, engagements, and anniversaries. The company reports that the Wedding Pack contains 28 fonts and 35 interactive design templates and clip art elements in black and white and color, with styles ranging from traditional to trendy.
Atlas Screen Supply has established the 2017 schedule for two educational courses at the company’s headquarters in Schiller Park, Illinois: the Water-Based Screen Printing Class and the Complete Screen Printing Business Course.
Dave Gehrich, VP, will lead a one-day workshop for screen printers currently using plastisols but interested in water-based inksprocesses. Dates include February 4, May 20, July 29, and October 21.
The DAX Show for apparel decorators will once again travel to Kansas, Minnesota, and Illinois for the 20th anniversary of its regional exhibitions. In addition to an exhibitor floor with dozens of companies, each show will feature a number of networking opportunities and educational seminars. Highlights include Charlie Taublieb’s all-day workshop on discharge and water-based inks, and “An Evening with Dane: Working with Adobe Illustrator” with Dane Clement.
M&R has added a LoadRate option to its Amscomatic K-950 garment folder. The feature is designed to monitor and maintain production rates based on an operator-set target speed. A tower light shines green when the rate is met, turning red and sounding an alarm if the load rate falls below the target. The K-950 is capable of cycle speeds up to 1500 garments per hour, according to M&R.
GPA, the market leader in substrate solutions for digital, offset, and wide format printing, partnered with one of their customers through a donation to help make the holiday season more cheerful for children in the hospital.
The new X-Type Plus automatic garment screen printing press, manufactured by MHM and available in the US exclusively through Hirsch, is designed to offer the speed and automation features of the company’s larger presses in a compact unit with a diameter just over 12 ft. The AC-driven indexer can be operated in either direction and reportedly delivers smooth print strokes at all speeds and pressure settings.