In a poverty-stricken neighborhood of Addis Ababa, a mother meticulously hand weaves a beautiful scarf that will be shipped and sold thousands of miles away to help support Fresh and Green Academy, an Ethiopian school where her children are educated and fed.
Screen Print India 2013 will be held at NSIC Exhibition Complex, Okhla, New Delhi from September 19-22, 2013. When a B2B exhibition pulls in focused industry visitors at Mumbai for two decades, there are bound to be requests from other parts of the country, to organise it there as well. Responding to this overwhelming demand, after 10 hugely successful editions in Mumbai, the dedicated exhibition, Screen Print India, now makes its way to NSIC Exhibition Complex, Okhla, New Delhi from September 19-22, 2013.
The Association of CorelDRAW Professionals (ACDRP), publisher of CorelDRAWHelp magazine, announces the development of two new websites.
The new magazine site, built with Corel Website Creator, is located at www.CorelDRAWHelp.com. It offers a free subscription to the magazine as well as a range of valuable information for many different graphic processes (image transfer, signs, heat transfers, laser engraving, sandblasting, and more). Visitors can see slide shows of graphic product ideas that they can use to make money with their graphics skills.
Imagine! Print Solutions has enhanced its capabilities with the addition of the Thieme 5080XL 5-color in-line screen printing press. The Thieme 5080XL is a state-of-the-art large format multi-color press that combines printing, functionality, and technical engineering into a large-format screen press. The Thieme 5080XL is a robust press that prints on a wide range of substrates with a print area up to 10 ft. and at speeds up to 600 sheets per hour. This acquisition allows Imagine!
InteliCoat Technologies, a company dedicated to the development and fulfillment of high performance digital imaging substrates, announced the introduction of Magic ECO-Satin indoor paper for promotional signage. Designed to offer exceptional print performance on latex, solvent, eco-solvent and UV-cure printing systems. ECO-Satin is designed to be an economically priced poster paper.
The world lost a cultural icon this week with the passing of Ray Manzarek. The founding keyboardist of The Doors lost his battle with cancer, but the bulk of his musical legacy lives on in numerous recordings of his legendary band. We're fortunate to have such documentation of a pivotal time in American music and its role in the major changes taking place in society at large at the time. We're fortunate to be able to access the works of this remarkable musician, composer, arranger, and producer -- and do so on demand.
Dalco Athletic (www.dalcoathletic.com) recently added three word designs to its Spirit Bling line of dye-sub appliqué products. Baseball, softball, and basketball now join cheer, mom, football, spirit, and dance. The appliqués, which feature custom colors, patterns, and rhinestone designs, can be sewn or applied to garments with a permanent heat-seal adhesive. The finished appliqué measures approximately 5 x 10 in. (127 x 254 mm).
The new OKI proColor 711WT digital printer from OKI Data (www.okidata.com) features white toner for textile and hard-surface printing. The 711WT (White Toner) allows users to print white lettering or graphics in-house and, according to OKI Data, it also delivers breathtaking color output and provides users with the ability to produce high-quality output in a cost-efficient manner. The 711WT prints on various types of transfer media for application to garments and hard goods.
Have you ever gone on an ancestry-tracing binge? I did once, and it yielded some interesting results. My family traces its roots back to William Beilby, the 18th century glassworker who set up a family workshop in the Amen Corner by St Nicholas’ Cathedral in Newcastle, England. William started out as a glass decorator and enameller for a local glass maker in 1757. Eventually, the Beilby family, all artists, set up a business with siblings William, Mary, Thomas, and Ralph (an engraver) all working as glass makers and decorators.
John Hrdlick, COO for INX International Ink Co., was honored with a Printing Ink Pioneer Award from the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers at NAPIM’s annual convention, which was held April 6-9 in Bonita Springs, FL. Hrdlick has spent 36 of his 39 years in the industry connected to INX and was promoted to Chief Operating Officer a year ago.