INDUSTRY NEWS 08 images JUNE2024 # 103 Pippa and her pups Whether it’s pedigree pups or mangy mutts, decorators’ dogs are valued members of staff at embroidery and print shops from Barking to Furness. This month we have Pippa and her pups from Supacolour in Corby, Northamptonshire Fullname: Pippa & The Pups Breed: Poochon Age: Pippa is three years old and the puppies were just seven weeks old when this picture was taken. Time at company: Three years for Pippa; the pups are currently undertaking apprenticeships. Jobtitle: Receptionist Job description: Letting the owners know of any visiting guests, signing for parcels and, most importantly, being friendly and welcoming! Special skills: Hiding socks. Favourite colour: Purple 528C – it’s the colour of Pippa’s favourite ball! The incredibly cute puppies and their mum, Pippa [inset] PRINT SHOP POOCHES Print Shop Pooches is sponsored byMumbles, ‘the home of brandable furry friends’ Follow us on Facebook: @imagesmaguk Sabur releases Neolt DTF cutter in UK A new cutter has been released into the UK garment decoration sector to make direct-to-film (DTF) production fully automatic. Manufactured in Italy, the Neolt XY cutter uses up to 10 vertical cutting knives paired with one horizontal blade for cutting media up to 800mm wide. With a small footprint, it has an internal compressor and built-in LCD screen. Its automatically set registration marks mean it integrates with Flexiprint and Ergosoft RIPs. The Neolt XY cutter is available in the UK through digital textile print and ink specialist Sabur. It works on its own or in conjunction with Sabur’s range of Sabtex DTF machines. See the DTF ancillary equipment showcase on page 52 for more information. The Neolt XY cutter for DTF production fromSabur The Prestige Leisure team with styles from the Jack & Jones // Produkt blanks range Prestige launches new blanks range from Jack & Jones Prestige Leisure has launched a new and exclusive brand, Jack & Jones // Produkt, bringing the fashion retailer into the world of blank clothing. Each garment is produced using organic and recycled materials and dyes, reflecting the new brand’s focus on sustainability and crafting retail-inspired garments at a high quality. Prestige, a supplier of blank garments to decorators across the UK and Ireland, describes the move by Jack & Jones as “the first blank garment range to be introduced by a major retail fashion brand”. The range features unisex garments including a classic T-shirt, an oversized T-shirt, a classic piqué polo shirt, a crew-neck sweatshirt, a hooded sweatshirt and a zipped hooded sweatshirt. Best known for its menswear, Denmark-based Jack & Jones has over 1,000 stores in 38 countries and also sells to consumers through retail partners and its website.