UV Printing on Fabric


Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. On this week’s show, Johnny Shell with SGIA will give us an update on UV Printing on garments. With it’s recent introduction Johnny will discuss the technology, health and safety, and best application of this new printing technique. It was an eye-opening discussion on UV Printing on Fabric.

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News Items

  • Charles River announces the launch of the Colors for a Cause program. The program is part of the company’s Charles River Cares initiatives, an ongoing series of community-oriented philanthropic projects. The company leverages its New Englander rain jacket to raise funds and awareness for multiple causes. The Colors for a Cause program begins on Feb. 1 and continues through the remainder of 2017, benefiting different organizations four times a year. Each benefit drive offers a different color of the jacket and 10 percent of the proceeds are donated to charity.

UV Printing on Fabric

Terry: The subject today is UV inks. What is UV ink?

Aaron: What are the advantages/disadvantages?

Terry: What are some precautions?

Aaron: What are the safety issues for apparel?

Terry: What’s happening these days with SGIA?

Aaron: How can our listeners find you, Johnny, and SGIA? www.sgia.org/garment

Other Events

  • Complete Screen Printing Business Course – Atlas Screen Supply in Chicago – February 11-12
  • Complete Screen Printing Business Course – Workhorse Products in Phoenix – March 11-12
  • Sportswear Garage – How to Start a Home-based Garment Decorating Business – DAX Kansas City – March 3
  • Being in Control of Your Screen Printing Production Schedule – DAX Kansas City – March 3
  • Wide Format Sublimation, Cut and Sew and Other Product Enhancements – DAX Kansas City – March 4
  • Using Digital Marketing Without Breaking the Bank – DAX Kansas City – March 4
  • Becoming a Direct-to-Garment Decorator in 2017 – ISS Atlantic City Seminar – March 23rd
  • Getting Smart with Some Simple Marketing Strategies – ISS Atlantic City Seminar – March 25th

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