Industry Updates


TREVOSE, Pa.—BroderBros. Co. adds several fleece styles to its Total Team Guarantee (TTG) selection of Gildan and Jerzees products and adds Hanes and Outer Banks styles to the TTG selection. The three-prong TTG program includes a price match guarantee, order fulfillment and packing guarantee and in-stock guarantee for its Alpha, Broder and NES divisions. New styles will be added to the in-stock guarantee, which previously applied to only the top three Gildan products in select colors. The in-stock guarantee states that if the company is out of stock on any applicable items, the customer will receive a five percent off coupon that can be used on any order. Visit

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich.—EnMart expands and relocates its warehouse and shipping facility in N.J. The EnMart East facility is now located 148 71st Street, Guttenberg, N.J. and will offer expanded services to EnMart customers and those of parent company Ensign Emblem. EnMart also adds sublimation and Chromablast printers, inks and supplies to its product inventory, which includes machine embroidery supplies, screen print transfers, blank patches and direct-to-substrate supplies.

GAFFNEY, S.C.—Albatross USA Inc., headquartered in Long Island City, N.Y. opens a new manufacturing facility/distribution center in Gaffney, S.C. Making next day delivery available to customers throughout the southeast, the facility is just under 10,000 square feet and has full mixing, blending and chemical storage capacity. Albatross also packages products and ships from N.Y. and Los Angeles. Mike Maccaroni joins the Albatross team and will run Albatross South.

AUSTIN, Texas—UltraSol Inks USA opens a new regional office in Austin, Texas, its first U.S. office. This decision follows reported growth and demand for UltraSol inks. After 12 years of success in Mexico and South America, the company expands to the U.S. and Canada, also adding a training center within its Austin facility.

CERRITOS, Calif.—International Coatings launches a blog site,, responding to a growing customer preference to receive information and communicate within the social networking world. The blog serves the textile screen print community, with information covering various topics related to screen print production, equipment, inks and techniques. The company also has a Facebook page at

SHARON, Mass.Charles River Apparel is selected as a finalist in the mid-size business category for the Massachusetts Family Business of the Year Awards. The company was selected as one of 16 finalists from more than 200 nominations. These awards are given out by the Family Business Association Inc., an independent, nonprofit organization created to honor and promote Massachusetts family businesses and their achievements. The awards will be announced during a ceremony on Oct. 15 at the Royal Sonesta Hotel in Cambridge, Mass. 

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