Epson’s SureColor Sublimation Printer Wins SGIA Award

By Alison A. Nieder | November 19, 2015

Epson’s SureColor F9200 sublimation printer landed the product of the year award within the “roll-to-roll dye sublimation on textile” category at the recent Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) expo in Atlanta.

PAD System Launches New Plotter, Releases PAD Pattern Update

PAD System Technologies introduced the PAD Plotter.

Lectra USA Charts Growth Along Regional Lines

The phrase “speed to market” has become commonplace over the years, but it still aptly describes what’s driving business in the apparel industry. And, as a result, industry suppliers such as Lectra are benefiting.

Fashion Meet Tech at Melange Live Event at The New Mart

The worlds of fashion and technology merged at the launch of Melange Live, a conference that explored new developments in e-commerce, mobile/digital payments, brand building using social media and new innovations in wearable technology.

Japanese Whole Garment Knit Technology Company Opens L.A. Showroom

Japanese Whole Garment Knit Technology Company Opens L.A. Showroom

Knitwear designers and manufacturers looking for insight and inspiration have a new destination in the Los Angeles Fashion District with the recent opening of a permanent showroom and design center for Japanese knitting machine and software maker Shima Seiki at the California Market Center.

Nanotex: Putting the Function in Fabric

Performance characteristics such as moisture management, water repellency and odor control are familiar territory for consumers of activewear while enhanced performance features are relatively new for casual apparel and ready-to-wear.

Tim Gunn to Keynote Gerber Ideation2015

Attendees at Gerber Technology's upcoming Ideation2015 technology conference will get a chance to hear from “Project Runway” star Tim Gunn, who will give the keynote address at the Oct. 29–30 software conference for the fashion, apparel, accessories and footwear industries in Las Vegas.

Designer Rosie Assoulin Joins Alvanon Mentorship Program

New York designer Rosie Assoulin has joined the Mentorship Program at Alvanon, the software and sizing solutions company.

Under Armour Taps Centric for PLM

Baltimore-based athletic-apparel company Under Armour Inc.> has selected Los Gatos, Calif.–based Centric Software Inc.’s product lifecycle management (PLM) solution Centric 8 PLM.

Gerber, COMESA Launch Technical Training Program in Mauritius

Gerber Technologies, the Tolland, Conn.–based equipment and software solutions company, teamed up with the COMESA (Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa) free-trade area to establish a new program for technical assistance and training in the African nation of Mauritius.

LA Councilmember Price’s Youth Entrepreneur Program Draws Apparel Participation

Apparel-industry software program AIMS360 is taught to students at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Los Angeles Trade-Technical College, Cal State Poly Pomona, and Saddleback and Fullerton colleges in Orange County, but Henry Cherner, AIMS360’s managing partner, is considering expanding the reach of AIMS360’s education program.

Gerber Names PLM Director for Shanghai Office

Software and hardware provider Gerber Technology named Jeff An director of professional services for product lifecycle management (PLM) in the company’s office in Shanghai.

Infor to Acquire GT Nexus

New York–based technology solutions provider Infor announced it plans to acquire GT Nexus, the Oakland, Calif.–based global trade and logistics platform, for $675 million.

Epson’s New Sublimation Printer and Ink Designed With Fashion in Mind

Epson’s New Sublimation Printer and Ink Designed With Fashion in Mind

Print solution company Epson has the fashion industry in its sights, hoping to win designers over with the promise of creating their own graphic prints on demand.

Simparel Releases New Shop Floor Control Solution

New York–based fashion and retail solutions provider Simparel has launched Simparel SFC, a new shop floor–control product aimed at using wireless technology and mobile devices to help manufacturers gather real-time data about everything from order tracking to machine downtime.