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Epson Enters Direct-to-Garment Printing Market e pson America, ChiAdditional features incago, has made its clude: a new print engine official entry into the built specifically for DTG direct-to-garment (DTG marprint applications; a 14" ket with the launch of two x 16" medium standard new purpose-built DTG inkjet platen that is included printers: the SureColor F2000 with the unit; and Garstandard edition and the Surement Creator software, Color F2000 white edition. which gives users the Engineered by Epson from ability to review job histhe ground up, the printers in tory and estimate costs. the SureColor F2000 series can “For more than three print directly onto garments — years, Epson dedicated T-shirts, hoodies, jackets, tote a team of mechanical, bags and more — ranging from chemical and software Epson has entered the DTG market with its SureColor F2000 line of printers. 100% cotton to 50/50 fabric engineers to create an allblends. The Epson SureColor new imaging technology F2000 standard edition is a high-speed CMYK-only model; the designed for printing directly to garments,” says Larry Kaufman, white edition offers white ink for printing on dark or color fabrics. product manager, professional imaging, Epson America Inc. The printers leverage Epson UltraChrome DG ink technol- “Delivering superior print quality and reliability to generate ogy, a new water-based garment ink formulation developed more revenue, these DTG printers offer versatility and customspecifi cally for the Epson MicroPiezo TFP print head, which ization for high-profit, short-run jobs.” boasts 360 nozzles per color, low-vibration meniscus control For more information, visit and ink-repelling coating technology. — L.M. Gonz Named Impressions’ Publisher Laurie Gonz, publisher of the Impressions magazine media group 8 Impressions | October/November 2013 Laurie Gonz has been named publisher of Impressions magazine media group, part of Emerald Expositions. Gonz started as an Impressions account executive for the Midwest territory in 1981. During her 32-year tenure, she has held various positions, including sales manager and associate publisher. Together with the Impressions editorial team, she helped develop many market-leading products in both print and digital formats, including the Team & Spirit Apparel supplement, Impressions Newsletter,, Impressions Product Guide, Impressions Tech Tips and more. As publisher, Gonz will work with and/or direct the Impressions sales, editorial, marketing, production and audience development teams. She also is responsible for supplier relations, strategic planning, new product development and growth of the Impressions media group. — M.D.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Impressions - October/November 2013

Impressions - October/November 2013
First Impressions
From the Show Director
Product Gallery
ISS Conferences
Allover Printing: It's All Over America
The Digital Direction
Peak Performance
Tracking Trends is Key to Business Survival
Shop Spotlight
Shop Spotlight
Embroidery Design & Digitizing
Embroidery Technique
Screen Printing Production
Screen Printing Technique
Online Directory
Digital Decorating
Ad Index

Impressions - October/November 2013