Value-added Services - Textile Printing
DTG Connection unveiled the X2 DTG Printer, the latest addition to its family of Direct-to-Garment (DTG) printers. The printer offers retail-ready prints, a range of plate sizes, a push-of-the-button switch to DTF, and a user-friendly interface.
I talk so much about the need to add new services that sometimes I’m taken aback when someone tells me “We tried that and it didn’t work.” One such new service is garment printing.
A common scenario is using your wide-format printer to offer custom printed wraps, decals, or some sort of adhesive vinyl. But what if I told you that you can do much more with that piece of equipment?
In-house garment printing is growing in popularity among in-plants. We talked with three to learn how they do it and the benefits.
During PRINTING United Expo in Las Vegas next month, In-plant Impressions will once again host our popular In-plant Forums to bring in-plant managers together to network and learn about new opportunities while enjoying free breakfast and lunch.
From engineering to teaching to managing an in-plant, Pradeep Mishra has accomplished a lot over the span of his 30-year, two-country career.
PRINTING United Expo will feature a dedicated area on the trade show floor for garment decorators. The Apparel Zone will offer hands-on education, a podcast corner, and a café and beer garden for networking.
STS Inks has launched the STS XPJ-1682D 64” Direct-to-Film Printer from Japan.
Digital textile printing is growing fast. In-plants with latex or dye-sublimation printers should take advantage of the growing direct-to-fabric opportunity.
Roland DGA has introduced new HeatSoft Premium heat transfer material to its family of high-quality media. This flexible, 3.5-mil matte polyurethane film with a waterbase coating is smooth, has a soft hand, and yields vibrant prints resembling screen-printed graphics.