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Who is Josh Ellsworth?

If you've never heard of Josh Ellsworth, then you should definitely pay close attention. He is one of the superstars of the heat press industry. Josh has literally worked his way up from the very bottom of the industry, having begun work as a janitor at Imprintables Warehouse. He’s come a long way since that first job he held at the age of 18, moving through sales and into general management of a Stahl’s division.

He loves the fact that he can assist apparel decorators from any background, since he has consulted with one-man (or woman!) start-ups to huge operations where hundreds of presses are running simultaneously. The industry agrees with his expert status, since he also participates as a regular speaker in US and international FESPA conferences.

Josh is very accessible and even writes a regular blog. He considers himself a “heat applied graphics evangelist,” and strives to help educate the industry on the latest and greatest heat transfer techniques and technologies. He in an active member in several online communities, including YouTube and t-shirtforums.com.

He is also a multi-tasker. His position at Stahl’s and his informative blog keep him busy, but he also found the time to launch pimpashirt.com, write a column for Printwear Magazine and contribute to Impressions Magazine. Be sure to check out his videos on YouTube to get new ideas and techniques for your products.



Recent News

Mimaki CJV150/CJV300 Series receives Fespa Award

Mimaki CJV150/CJV300 Series receives Award for Best Print and Cut Solution 2015 during FESPA 2015. Mimaki are honoured to be recognized at FESPA 2015 with a European Digital Press Association (EDP) Award for Best Print and Cut Solution. The Mimaki CJV150 Series / CJV300 brings simultaneous print/cut operations to an entry-level printer at a print speed of up to 56.2 square meters per hour.

Printwear and Promotion Live 2014

Printwear and Promotion Live is to be held at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) from 23rd - 25th February 2014.

The 25th anniversary show is set to be a sell out with more exhibitors and stands than 2013.

Says Tony Gardner: “Following on from the huge success of this year’s show, demand for stand space is such that we have added an additional 600 square metres to the floor plan for 2014."

Fespa China 2013 Fast Approaching

This year’s FESPA China exhibition features collaboration between FESPA and the China Screen printing & Graphic Imaging Association (CSGIA), and this ground-breaking event is being hailed as FESPA China & CSGIA 2013. Industry experts, vendors, and attendees are anticipating the opportunity to view demonstrations, explore, and learn about the best and brightest new technologies in the screen and textile printing industries.

Remote control shopping with Hointer's App and Stores

Hointer have helped to setup a new 'robotic' store in Lower Manhattan this week. This is Hointer's first partnership with a well know apparel retailer.

Levi Strauss is using Hointer's technology to deliver clothing directly to your fitting room in less than 30 seconds. There is no more searching through rails or piles of clothes for the garment you require.

NFL Superbowl 2014 Letters and Numbers Suppliers

Super Bowl XLVIII will be the 48th edition. It is scheduled to be held on February 2nd, 2014 at MetLife Stadium at the Meadowlands Sports Complex in East Rutherford, New Jersey.

With Super Bowl XLVIII getting closer it will pay to start resourcing your official NFL numbers and letters now ready to decorate your garments before February 2nd 2014.

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