Industry Updates

BALL GROUND, Ga.—L.A. T Sportswear Inc. offers a new training video available at that highlights the differences in fit between the company’s women’s, juniors and girls styles.

MANALAPAN, N.J.—Performance Screen Supply offers hands-on screen printing workshops at its facility in Manalapan, N.J. April 2–3. The two-day class offers basic training and technical information for intermediate and advanced printers, and is taught by Bill Hood. To register, visit

IRVINE, Calif.—Graphtec America expands into a larger facility in Irvine, Calif., strategically located near the Orange County/John Wayne airport. The new 44,000 square-foot facility is located at 17462 Armstrong Avenue, Irvine, CA 92614. Graphtec America telephone and fax numbers will remain the same.

COMMERCE, Calif.—Kavio! completes the move into its new 160,000 sq.-ft. office and warehouse located at 3217 South Garfield Ave., Commerce, CA 90040. Phone and fax numbers remain the same. Kavio! hosted an open house March 8, 2011, in the new showroom with free shirts and cash giveaways.

GARDENA, Calif.—Americana Sportswear announces a warehouse relocation that will triple its current warehouse space. The 250,000 square-foot facility is located near the 5, the 605 and the 105 at 11130 Bloomfield Avenue, Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670.

TREVOSE, Pa.—The Advertising Specialty Institute announces the dates of its five regional trade shows in 2012: Orlando, Jan. 16–18; Dallas, Feb. 1–3; San Diego, April 2–4; New York, May 8–10; and Chicago July 17–19.

DENVER—Imprints Wholesale will host its open house event April 8, 2011, 4–8 p.m. at Coors Field that coincides with opening week for the home team, the Colorado Rockies.

PITTSBURGH—Leed’s launches a mobile version of its website. Key features customers routinely use on are also available on the mobile site, including product searches, inventory inquiries and freight estimates. Visit from a mobile phone.

INDEPENDENCE, Mo.—Eagle Dry Goods and Dunbrooke Apparel Corp announce a long term strategic alliance in which Dunbrooke will be responsible for all sales and distribution of Eagle Dry Goods and Tommy Bahama product in the promotional-products industry.

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Dr. Janet Lapp, psychologist, flight instructor, former air race pilot, author of five books and creator of a TV-health series for CBS called “Keep Well,” is the scheduled keynote speaker at the 2011 PPAI Women’s Leadership Conference (WLC) being held in Charlotte, N.C. July 25–27, 2011.

ATLANTA—Boxercraft expands size availability, adding adult size 2X to 13 of its women’s apparel styles. Most women’s styles are now available in XS–2X.

KETTERING, Ohio—Heat transfer paper distributor Angel Papers launches a new website,, featuring a secure online ordering system that can be customized for each customer among other features.