May '20

For the Business of Apparel Decorating

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2 0 2 0 M A Y P R I N T W E A R 5 7 2 0 2 0 M A Y P R I N T W E A R 5 7 THELATEST HEAT TRANSFER MATERIAL JDS Industries adds five lines of SEF Heat Transfer Material to its lineup. All are 100% polyurethane with a thin profile. Each SEF line offers color retention, stretch, and washing durability. FlexCut MAXX, FlexCut Atomic, and FlexCut MetalFlex offer various colors and finishes for cotton and cotton/poly blends. FlexCut Nylon is for use on temperature-sensitive nylon and coated fabrics. Graffiti Print is a cut and print mate- rial that works well with latex, eco-solvent, UV, and solvent inks. ReflexCut is a safety grade reflective film made with unique polyurethane and microbead construction. 855-661-2388 PRIVATE LABEL Expert Brand introduces its Private Label program, offering customiza- tion and decoration capabilities. Expert Brand manufactures its fabrics while also cutting and sewing in-house. The company's fully customizable private label apparel program features low minimum order quantity and various decoration techniques like sublimation, screen printing, heat trans- fer, embroidery, and reflective ink print or type. The program includes three tiers, depending on the volume of orders. 888-552-9692 AUTO-OPEN HEAT PRESS Insta Graphic Systems' Insta 158 Digital Auto Release Digi-Press has an auto-open fea- ture and the lightweight design of a manual clamshell heat press. Decorators can use the Insta 158 as a pre- and post-curing agent for direct-to-garment printing. 562-404-3000 DIRECT-TO-SCREEN SYSTEM The Express-Jet v5 CTS, available from Lawson Screen & Digital Products, is a direct-to-screen industrial inkjet printer. The printer features a mov- ing gantry and can image any size screen up to 25" X 36" OD. With a Ricoh Gen V print head, the Express Jet can print halftones up to 85 lines. Decorators can expect between 300–400 screens per shift, depending on image size, according to company literature. The bulk ink system features a black dye, with special UV inhibitors. 314-382-9300 CUSTOM E-COMMERCE SITES Web2ink builds custom e-commerce sites for printing, merchandising, and personalization companies to sell customized products online. Webpages include tools for online design, production management, digital marketing, and web-to-print store. Web2ink hosts sites on Google Cloud, with SSL and CDN included, or on client servers. Web2ink websites integrate with third-party software providers like MailChimp, Xero, Google Analytics, Facebook, Instagram, Stripe, and PayPal. 704-996-0566

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