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Screen printed apparel training

The ‘Screen Printed Apparel Training Zone’ is returning to the 2011 SGIA Expo in New Orleans, October 19-21, to showcase the latest in apparel screen printing and provide attendees with free educational sessions hosted by industry experts.

This free training area on the Expo floor (booth 3319) showcases new innovations in apparel screen printing. From art to manual and automatic press techniques, and a entertaining session on heat transfers.

Daily zone presentation schedule:

  1. Artwork
    (9:45–10:30 am)
  2. Screen Making
    (10:30–11:30 am)
  3. Ink
    (11:30 am–12:30 pm)
  4. Manual Printing
    (12:30–1:30 pm)
  5. Automatic Printing
    (1:30–2:30 pm)
  6. Advanced Techniques in Special Effects
    (2:30–3:30 pm)
  7. Heat Transfers (3:30–4:30 pm)

Zone participants include: BBC Industries, Inc./Black Body,, Graphic Solutions Group Inc., Graphics One LLC, Great Dane Graphics, Hanes, HIX Corporation, International Coatings Co. Inc., Lawson Screen & Digital Products Inc., Newman Roller Frames Manufactured by Stretch Devices, Riley Hopkins Screen Printing Machinery LLC, and Stahls’ ID Direct.

In addition to the learning opportunity for Expo attendees at the Screen Printed Apparel Training Zone, there are more educational sales-free Zones at this year’s Expo such as the PDAA Graphics Application Zone, Digital Signage Zone, Narrow Format Zone, Industrial and Printed Electronics Zone, and the Digital Apparel Production Zone.