SGIA Expo ’11: Apparel Screen Printing Zone


Wooten-Cuesta-VerdeThe Screen Printed Apparel Training Zone (booth 3319) is returning to the 2011 SGIA Expo (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 showcases new innovations in apparel screen printing,” said Riley Hopkins, president of Riley Hopkins Screen Printing Machinery LLC. “From art techniques to manual and automatic press how-tos, and a highly entertaining session on heat transfers, this is an exclusive learning opportunity for Expo attendees.”

Daily Zone Presentation Schedule:

* Artwork (9:45-10:30 am)

* Screen Making (10:30-11:30 am)

* Ink (11:30 am-12:30 pm)

* Manual Printing (12:30-1:30 pm)

* Automatic Printing (1:30-2:30 pm)

* Advanced Techniques in Special Effects (2:30-3:30 pm)

* 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 Screen Printed Apparel Training Zone, be sure to check out other 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.2

For more details and to register for a free SGIA Expo pass, visit