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October 2017

Sawgrass and Technotape Introduce New 3D Inks Sublimation Solution

Posted: 10/30/2017

Sawgrass Technologies, Inc. and Technotape International debuted a new production solution designed specifically for 3D sublimation at last month’s SGIA Expo 2017 in New Orleans. This completely optimized, turnkey solution for product decorators pairs Sawgrass’s Virtuoso HD Product Decorating Systems and new SubliJet-3D inks with Technotape’s sublimation ovens, 3D film and substrates.

Get Your Printer in Top Shape for Holiday Production

Posted: 10/30/2017

The holiday season is upon us, even though it’s only the end of October. Most of us in the product decorating industry are coming up with sales and marketing plans to sell, sell, sell during the next two months. However, you should also get your printer up to the task of higher-than-usual production. Here are some tips to help ensure your printer is in good shape for the holiday production push. 

CreativeStudio Corner October Update

Posted: 10/30/2017

Sawgrass’ CreativeStudio team added 500 new graphics, templates, and fonts to the library this October! 

Cashing in on the Holiday Marketplace

Posted: 10/30/2017

The Christmas decorating market is a multi-billion dollar industry! Millions of homes all in the world are decorated for Christmas, each with its own unique style and sense of tradition. Full-color sublimated ornaments, coasters, frames and other home décor products perfectly meet the needs of people looking for unique and personal items to add to their homes or to give as gifts during the holidays. Here is a look at some ways you can cash in on this popular buying season.  

Tech Tip: Checking the Expiration Date on Ink

Posted: 10/27/2017

Always remember to check the expiration date on your inks to avoid printing issues.  The “Use By” date can be found on the individual ink box as well as on each ink cartridge. 

If your inks have expired, you will need to flush the expired inks and replace with new ink cartridges. For assistance on flushing the inks, you can use the below links.