With a new decade fast approaching, many garment decoration businesses are considering upgrading their existing set up to help boost their offering and profits in 2020 – and Printwear & Promotion LIVE! is a prime opportunity to discover the vast array of new products hitting the UK market.
Halls 17 & 18 at the NEC, Birmingham will be a hub of innovation from Sunday, January 19 through to Tuesday, January 21, with many exhibitors continuing the tradition of using the show as a launchpad for their latest and greatest products.
Whether visitors are on the lookout for the perfect digital printer to suit their needs, have an interest in screen printing or embroidery or want to expand their offering with a new engraving machine, they’ll be spoilt for choice at Printwear & Promotion LIVE!.
Screen Printing Kit
On the screen printing front, visitors can enjoy a number of new products as well as a UK exhibition debut. Adelco(D70) will be exhibiting its cutting-edge Cyclone range of automatic printing presses, while Screen Print World (B70) offers up the award-winning Genesis from M&R in addition to the company’s own newly-released drying cabinets.
Visitors that are looking for a way to digitise their screen stencil making – and fans of the SPYDER II – will be pleased to discover that EXILE Technologies (C32) will be launching the all-new SPYDER III computer to screen system to the UK market at the show. Additionally, the Evo compact reclaiming system from Lotus Holland (B62) will make its debut at a UK exhibition.
Those that attend Printwear & Promotion LIVE! with embroidery in mind will certainly not be disappointed, with many of the show’s regular exhibitors introducing new machines in 2020.
AJS Embroidery Services (K10 & L10), the longest-running embroidery machine distributor in the UK, will continue its longstanding partnership with Japanese manufacturer Tajima by showcasing the new TMEZ-SC1501 single-head embroidery machine.
On stand H10, YES Ltd will host the exhibition debut of the new Single series from SWF – featuring two models, Normal and Compact, both of which boast a larger screen size of 10.4in and an easy user interface.
The world’s first 20 needle single and multi-head embroidery machine, the all-new MT series from Ricoma (G22) will also be available at the show. With a spectacular specification list, the Ricoma MT series will sit comfortably in both established businesses and start-up embroidery services – making it a worthwhile visit for any visitors interested in embroidery.
Visitors that are looking for something a little different to add to their existing embroidery set up can find out more about the new single bead device from ZSK by visiting Stocks Embroidery Solutions (H30) and, last but not least, Wilcom (J22) users will be pleased to discover the latest EmbroideryStudio release, the e4.5 update.
Printwear & Promotion LIVE! traditionally showcases a myriad of transfers, films and vinyls and in 2020, an array of old favourites and fresh newcomers will be on display.
Dae Ha UK (P10) will be bringing the One Flex HTV, a user-friendly PU film range that boasts 42 colours including five neons and easy to see plotter cutter lines, while Doro Tape (A62) will be exhibiting Poli-Tape’s latest offering, Poli-Flex Turbo.
Both companies will also be offering complimentary equipment to help with visitors’ transfer printing requirements. Dae Ha UK will showcase the Rhinotec RC Xa-Series of plotter cutters in addition to Lotus heat presses, while Doro Tape will be launching the SkyCut plotter cutter series.
Visitors that specialise in garment printing, sublimation printing or even wide format printing will be able to find a printer to suit their needs at Printwear & Promotion LIVE!.
Global Print Solutions (D62) will showcase the recently released Oki Pro9541WT five-colour digital toner transfer media printer, while Roland DG (UK) (G70) will be offering up its latest release, the TrueVIS SG2-300 – the most compact model in the widely popular TrueVIS range.
In terms of wide-format printers, both Sabur Digital (P30) and R.A. Smart (F52) will be exhibiting new models. Sabur will take the opportunity to showcase the new award-winning Poseidon high-speed sublimation printer, while R.A. Smart will use the exhibition for the exclusive first showing of the HP Stitch S300 dye-sublimation printer in the UK.
Promotional product decorators that are looking to upgrade their existing setup and those looking to expand their business’ offering with engraving will be able to discover three new pieces of equipment, perfect for engraving all kinds of products.
Gravograph (K2) will showcase the all-new compact high-speed WeLase range of laser markers, while Roland DG UK (G70) will be exhibiting not one but two new engravers: the DE-3, a more user friendly update of the EGX-350 automatic engraving machine, and the LV laser engraver – Roland’s first foray into laser engraving.
Additionally, a number of exhibitors have revealed that they have plans to launch innovative new equipment but are keen to keep the details under wraps until closer to the show – so visitors can expect to see all of the above plus much, much more at Printwear & Promotion LIVE! 2020.
New products, new ideas, new inspiration
While the exhibition is certainly well-known as a launchpad for new and innovative products, it is also revered as a platform for the latest knowledge, advice and ideas in garment decoration. Both established printwear companies and newcomers alike will benefit from the invaluable information being offered up in the shows two seminar theatres; The Decoration Advice Suite and The Knowledge Centre (full programmes to be announced shortly).
The Screen Print Workshop will also present a unique opportunity for novice and expert screen printers to witness live demonstrations and enjoy seminars covering a range of topics, while the daily Fashion Shows, sponsored by Regatta Professionals, will give visitors the chance to see the latest styles from leading suppliers in action.
Register now for free fast-track entry!
Registering in advance is the only way to secure fast-track entry to Printwear & Promotion LIVE! and it couldn’t be easier. Those that wish to skip the queues on the day of their visit should head to the dedicated exhibition website and fill in a short form to receive their unique barcode.