Sportsman Cap & Bag has relocated to a new 150,000-plus-square-foot headquarters in Lenexa, KS. The headquarters and distribution center is more than three times larger than Sportsman’s previous home in Shawnee, KS. “Each year, we continue to add more brands and styles to the product lineup,” said Dan Saferstein, president of Sportsman Cap & Bag. “We’re currently adding over 30 new styles from popular brands such as Puma, Champion and Richardson. We’ve been busting at the seams as we kept expanding in our previous location. Finally, we just ran out of room and had to move.”
ColDesi Inc. announces the release of its new PTM brand pretreatment machine for direct-to-garment printing. The new machine allows decorators to prepare blank shirts faster and with less hassle than traditional spray systems, according to the company.
Roland DGA announces the launch of its new LV series laser engraving machines, which use CO2 laser technology to cut out, engrave or mark on hundreds of different materials with ease and accuracy. The company also introduces its new VersaUV LEF2-300 UV printer, offering increased efficiency and productivity.
Kornit Digital is bringing its “Road Show” event series to Los Angeles with a three-day program, from Sept. 11 to 13. The event includes presentations on how to monetize digital print systems and testimonials from print shops currently using them.
Transfer Express (asi/91804) offers a video showing how a stock layout can be changed to fit a client’s needs. The company also has scheduled a free webinar for September on “Money Making Tips for Fall Heat Printing.” The webinar is set for 2 p.m. EDT on Thursday, Sept. 12. Register here.
Hotronix offers a 4-inch-by-4-inch heat press platen for printing left-chest designs on youth apparel, bag pockets and other small areas. The company also offers the Identification Label System, an easy way to create and affix personalized heat-applied labels to uniforms, camping gear, jerseys and more.
The PAS Store offers B-Flex Gimme 5 heat transfer vinyl for use with digital cutters to create lettering, numbers and shapes for heat sealing. This opaque polyurethane film is designed for use on cotton, polyester, poly/cotton blends and acrylic.
InkSoft offers a new “Request Payment” feature, helping make online payments simple for both the print shop and its customers. The function allows clients to make secure online payments from any device. Watch a video demonstration here.
Workhorse Products offers Starter Package 4, a six-piece equipment bundle geared toward getting an operation up and running quickly and positioning it for future growth. The package includes the Odyssey O-6400-F six-color/four-station manual press.
GSG is launching an industry fundraiser for Be The Match, a bone marrow donor program, in honor of Payton Granberry – granddaughter of Mark Granberry, GSG’s president. Payton was diagnosed with severe aplastic anemia (SAA) at 12, but found a bone marrow donor through Be The Match. To honor Payton’s successful battle and raise fund for Be The Match, GSG created a custom color of Siser EasyWeed heat transfer vinyl called “Payton Pink.” Proceeds from the sales of Payton Pink vinyl will go toward Be The Match. GSG will also sell Payton Pink T-shirts for $5 at upcoming trade shows to raise funds for the donor program.