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Print21 Magazine: Teeing up new revenues

Friday, 12 April 2019
By Jake Nelson

Entry into direct to garment: the Ricoh Ri100.

Once upon a time, paper was paper and fabric was fabric and never the twain did meet. As digital technology advances into the textile printing market, however, the rise of direct-to-garment (DTG) solutions has opened up new opportunities that commercial printers never had before.

Now is a good time to jump aboard the bandwagon, as Print21 labels and industrial editor Jake Nelson discovered in the latest issue of Print21 magazine.

One Response to “Print21 Magazine: Teeing up new revenues”

  1. April 12, 2019 at 1:11 pm,

    Chris Day

    Print industry was a big player in garment industry in the 1970’s with sublastatic printing.
    Selex Decal part if G W Greens later Wilke was leading company in Australia. were produced Millions of clothing items were produced by printing with special inks developed by ICI printed on offset presses then applied by heat to the fabric.
    At one stage millions of Tee Shitrs from Abba to Bay City Rollers and every football competition in Australian in licenced company’s to sell tee shirts Australia Wide. At one stage the VFL shirts were the biggest selling clothing in Australia .
    At that time most clothing in Australia was produced in Melbourne . As that. Changed to overseas the market for printed product disappeared .

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