SHAWNEE, KS – – Nazdar SourceOne's Textile Inks Business Unit and M&R Sales and Service partnered to host a PVC Free printing summit July 16-18. The three day summit was attended by over 50 people representing Nazdar SourceOne, M&R Screen-Printing Equipment, SGIA / Sustainable Green Printing Partnership, sportswear garment manufacturers and 18 screen-printing companies from the United States, Mexico and Central America.
"M&R was pleased to join with Nazdar in hosting the 2014 Nazdar SourceOne Textile Summit. It was a great opportunity for screen printing companies and makers of sportswear to see latest developments in M&R screen printing equipment and Nazdar inks—and to get a peek at how M&R's research and development department is designing innovative equipment that will continue to increase productivity and decrease costs," said Rich Hoffman, CEO/Owner of M&R. "Attendees also garnered a wealth of knowledge about inks, substrates, and the requirements of non-PVC printing on apparel. This year's Nazdar SourceOne Textile Summit was a resounding success."
Attendees participated in interactive presentations on sustainable printing practices, developments in screen-printing ink and equipment technology, upcoming trends and manufacturer requirements for performance sportswear decoration.
"Moving towards providing PVC -Free products continues the industry's dedication to sustainability – both in terms of business practices and products," said Marcia Kinter, Vice President- Government & Business Information of the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association. "SGIA, through its partnership with the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership Program, appreciated the opportunity to provide attendees a pathway to implement this important industry goal."
"Nazdar continues to be a thought leader in the decorated apparel industry by providing the opportunity to discuss the benefits of building a sustainability program within the framework of textile decoration. The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership and SGIA were thrilled to be part of such an excellent program," said Marshall Atkins, Board of Directors member for the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership.
Nazdar SourceOne is the leading supplier of screen and digital printing equipment, inks and supplies. We maintain relationships with the world’s foremost manufacturers, providing best-in-class technology and quality to specialty graphic printers in the United States, Mexico and Central America. With a network of 17 locations, we deliver localized inventory, superior customer service and expert technical support to the graphic, textile and industrial markets. For more information about any of SourceOne's complete line of quality screen printing and digital products, visit the website at SourceOne.Nazdar.com or call 888-578-5713.
Nazdar SourceOne, Nazdar Ink Technologies, and Nazdar Consulting Services are divisions of the Nazdar Company. For over 90 years, Nazdar has partnered with specialty graphic printers worldwide by providing innovative products and technical service that optimize their production capabilities. For more information about Nazdar, visit the website: Nazdar.com.