American Ultraviolet has acquired Al’s Co. UV Curing Equipment in Chino, California, as well as Press Specialties Mfg. in Apple Valley, California. The acquired companies manufacture off-line UV roller coaters, feeders, and stackers. Future manufacturing of these products will be consolidated into American Ultraviolet’s West Coast facility in Torrance, California.
Condé Systems has added Vapor Apparel’s Training, Crew, and Short style socks to its DyeTrans family of sublimatable products. The “Training” Vapor SubliSock offers an 11-inch leg length, the “Crew”Vapor SubliSock offers a 7-inch leg length, and the “Short” Vapor SubliSock offers a 3.5-inch leg length.
Barbieri Electronic, the Italian-based producer manufacturer and supplier of intelligent color-measurement systems, has established Barbieri North America, Inc.
GSG, the distributor of equipment and supplies for decorating apparel and creating graphics and signage, will offer a slate of classes at its five regional locations in the month of August.
Car Wraps, Houston, Texas: How to get started in the vehicle-wrap market, a two-day class taught by Jeff Wagner, a 3M-certified installer. Topics include design, choosing materials, and surface prep; day two includes a full-wrap install. Thursday, August 7 - Friday, August 8
Royal Sovereign has introduced two new cold laminators – the RSC-6500H and the RSC-5500H – to its heavy-duty laminator series.
3A Composites has launched Smart-X, a heavy-duty, but lightweight, all-plastic sheet foam board with surfaces of UV- and weather-resistant solid polystyrene; the new board is 100% recyclable, the company reports.
Mimaki has introduced the JFX200-2513, a UV LED printer that features a compact footprint (98 x 51 in. table size) and is billed as an entry-level flatbed.
The new printer features: a top speed of 269 sq ft/hr (162 sq ft/hr in Standard mode); choice of two inksets (CMYK and CMYK + white); variable-dot function (three different dot sizes simultaneously); resolutions up to 1200 dpi; clear-ink capabilities; and the ability to accommodate materials up to 2-in. thick.
Are you looking to add another profit center to your mix of shop offerings? Promotional-product decoration might be one such addition that can bolster your company’s sales and also serve to broaden your clientele base.
Arlon Graphics has announced the launch of its new corporate logo worldwide, as well as a new brand expression: “Creating Innovative Materials for Visual Expression.” The new logo and brand image are part of a strategic goal to form a stronger brand connection with Arlon customers and to differentiate the brand from its competitors, the company reports.
The Sharpcut Flatbed Cutter System from Colex (www.colex.com) is designed for finishing complex digital display graphics.
The 5 x 10-ft cutting table features a Triple Interchangeable Tool-Head station as well as a six-zone vacuum system, and includes a fixed knife, oscillating knife (14,000 strokes/min), and router (available in 1 or 3 hp).