Impressions - April 2012 - (Page 10)

MOST POPULAR IMPRESSIONS WEB ARTICLES MOST SAVED 1. Use CorelDRAW Tools to Sharpen Vector Art Skills 2. The CPSIA Effect: A Screen Printer’s Perspective 3. Off the Cuff: Who Really Owns Artwork, Screens and Digitizing? Part 1 of 2 4. Basics for Training Embroidery Operators: Part 2 of 2 5. Why Your Shop Needs to Make a Buck a Minute Hotronix Debuts AutoSwing Heat Press The Air Fusion heat press from Stahls’ Hotronix features an auto-open, swing-away design that makes it easier to load and rotate garments as graphics are applied. makes it easy to load and rotate garments as graphics are applied, according to the company. Other features include an auto-open, swingaway design, patented adjustable stand and a touch screen, which allows users to digitally set the time, temperature and pressure. It also has dual time settings for two-step applications, preset programs, an energy-saving sleep mode and a production cycle counter. The Air Fusion is constructed with a cast aluminum framework. The 16" x 20" heat platen is about 1 inch thick, and interchangeable platens can be ordered for garments of different sizes. In addition, the Air Fusion comes in 110- or 220-volt models. The heat press will start shipping in May, according to the company. For more information, visit stahlsid.com. — L.M. MOST PRINTED 1. Use CorelDRAW Tools to Sharpen Vector Art Skills 2. The CPSIA Effect: A Screen Printer’s Perspective 3. How to Screen Print Heat Transfers (With Video!) 4. Top 5 Considerations for Ink Kitchen Conversions 5. How to Keep Embroidery Costs Lean While Maintaining Quality Stahls’ Hotronix, Carmichaels, Pa., a division of GroupeSTAHL, unveiled the Air Fusion — an auto-open, auto-swing heat press powered by an air compressor — at ISS Atlantic City, held this past March 9-11. Designed to increase production for highvolume and specialty decorators, the heat press features patented auto-adjust pressure and allows users to select the appropriate application based on the garment. The Air Fusion is the only press with a fully threadable lower platen, and its open design MOST E-MAILED 1. How to Create and Print QR Codes on Garments (With Video!) 2. The CPSIA Effect: A Screen Printer’s Perspective 3. Use CorelDRAW Tools to Sharpen Vector Art Skills 4. Great Garment Graphics Offers Free Promotional Products Video 5. Top 5 Considerations for Ink Kitchen Conversions To read any of these articles, visit impressionsmag.com. Find the Search box at the top of the page and input the article title (in full or in part) — in quotation marks — and hit Enter on your keyboard or click the blue circle next to the Search box. Brother Sews for Tsunami Relief Brother Intl. Corp., Bridgewater, N.J., produced 1,000 hand-decorated, fabric school bags for children affected by the March 2011 Japanese earthquake and resulting tsunami. The tote bag project was part of the Brother’s global relief effort called the Dream 1000 Project, which was launched in 2011. The company called on its employees, dealers and customers to help produce the bags. Project leaders in the U.S. asked for 100 bags, but domestic employees, dealers and customers ended up sending 524 bags, says Dean Shulman, senior vice president of Brother Intl. Corp. and head of the Home Appliance and Industrial Products divisions. “Sewers and crafters are very compassionate, giving people,” he says. The completed bags from the United States, Dean Shulman (center), senior vice president of Brother Intl. Corp. and head of the Home Appliance and Industrial Products divisions, created his own tote bag for the Dream 1000 project. Canada, Brazil and Taiwan were shipped in late December. More than 1,300 of the 20" x 20" tote bags, made of durable fabrics, were produced and shipped to the Japanese children. For more information, visit brother.com. — L.M. impressionsmag.com 10 Impressions | April/May 2012 http://www.stahlsid.com http://www.impressionsmag.com http://www.brother.com http://www.impressionsmag.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Impressions - April 2012

Impressions - April 2012
Contents
Making Economic Sense of Sustainability
From the Show Director
FYI
ISS Conferences
Product Gallery
Spotlight on Caps
Outfitting the Active Customer
Future Leaders
Primed for Print/Cut Media
Financing Your Start-Up Decorated Apparel Business
Making Economic Sense of Sustainability
Shop Spotlight
Embroidery Technique
Screen Printing Graphics & Design
Screen Printing Technique
Online Directory
Digital Decorating
Business to Business
Classifieds
Ad Index

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