Images Magazine Digital Edition February 2019

KB INDUSTRY EVENT 40 images FEBRUARY 2019 search and explore more or less on their own, so it was interesting to see happen. Best drama Want to make a splash? Evidently, you hide an automobile-sized printer under a black silk drape and keep people guessing as to what’s underneath. Kornit’s new printer, the Atlas, is a solution tailor-made for high-volume industrial direct-to-garment printing. As their executives delivered short speeches that few people could hear over the ever-present hum of the tradeshow floor, hundreds of cell phone cameras captured the event for posterity when the drape was pulled away. O nce again, the 2019 ISS Long Beach trade show for the decorated apparel industry set the tone for the year to come. I personally walked the floor from Thursday through to Sunday, and everyone I spoke to was incredibly upbeat about this year. One major theme that ran throughout the show was the emphasis on more production and less downtime. Everywhere you looked, that aspect that was championed. Another phenomenon I noticed was that decorators who band together on Facebook groups were meeting up and roaming the aisles together. Usually, shops Marshall Atkinson takes a trip to the ISS Long Beach trade show to discover which products are getting everyone talking The engineers at Kornit used the collective feedback from tens of thousands of operators and the proven experience of hundreds of millions of printed garments to develop the Atlas. Designed to meet rigorous retail standards and qualifications, the advanced user interface is built to simplify maintenance and minimise downtime and the cost of ownership. The Atlas has a great redesign for what a DTG printer should look like with a large, easy-to-read interface on the left side of the front panel. Platen changes are quick as they now use magnets. There is a new fold sensor that will detect problems to prevent head strikes ISS Long Beach: 2019 show review PolyOne has launched Aquarius water-based screen printing inks The new Sofspun Striped Hooded Sweatshirt from Fruit of the Loom