The PRINTING United Alliance annual Product of the Year competition showcases products that keep the printing industry moving forward. We are thrilled to announce that we won 9 Product of the Year Awards in 2020, nearly sweeping the Textile category.
MEDIA - TEXTILE - APPAREL
REPREVE® T-Shirt Jersey
Our REPREVE® T-Shirt Jersey fabric is ideal for manufacturing athletic jerseys, T-shirts, and other related applications where a quality, lightweight, comfortable fabric is needed - now with the bonus of using recycled polyester. This recycled material offers excellent UV protection and has a wicking finish for performance aiding in comfort. The REPREVE® polyester microfiber yarn used in this fabric construction has a lightweight, silky feel and is ideal for a soft, comfortable active apparel. This fabric is great for dye sublimation printing.
REPREVE® is the leading, most trusted, branded performance fiber made from recycled materials. Recycled bottles are transformed into an amazing fiber, used by the world’s leading brands to make athletic apparel, fashion apparel, and more.
MEDIA - TEXTILE - DRAPERY
Yellowstone is a drapery fabric designed specifically for hotels, restaurants, tradeshows, and projects requiring flame retardant certification. Made from flame inherent yarn, this fabric has an added blockout coating on the back - completely blocking out sunlight – which eliminates the need, cost, and labor expense to line drapes. Yellowstone’s unique linen-like texture makes it a desired choice for designers and firms who need fabric to meet required certifications. It not only has four FR certifications, it is also OEKO-TEX STANDARD 100 certified. This fabric is finished with an environmentally friendly C6 Stain and Soil Release, which allows printing through the protective chemistry, eliminating the standard post-print process of applying the finish on a pad and framing range. This innovation has helped advance the digital Home Décor industry forward. Yellowstone is best for all drapery projects, as well as any projects requiring flame repellent certification.
MEDIA - TEXTILE - CANVAS
Olympic Heavy Linen
Olympic Heavy Linen is a 100% Linen, produced using 2 ply yarns from Normandy France. This high-end linen with a unique canvas weave is specifically engineered for digital pigment printing. Its unique weave and yarns used create an extremely clean, singed surface for printing, resulting in a surface free of the usual neps, slubs, and hairs associated with normal linen constructions. This helps to eliminate reprints caused by these usual surface blemishes. Although it is not required to pretreat, custom pretreatments are available for pigment or reactive printing with required minimums. Olympic Heavy Linen is OEKO-TEX STANDARD 100 certified.
MEDIA - TEXTILE - TRADITIONAL WALL COVERING
Rainier is a 100% polyester traditional fabric wallcovering, which simulates the look of raw silk. A professional quality, paper-backed wallcovering, it is not the peel and stick wallpaper currently seen in the digital industry. With its elegant raw silk texture, Rainier is designed to be custom printed to desired design specifications using UV, Latex, and Eco-Solvent printing platforms. It is a game-changing fabric that pairs perfectly with digital printing technology to enable interior designers and Home Décor specialist’s creative freedom in their projects. Photo realism, layering, and unlimited color options opens the door to create new and innovative looks. Rainier is OEKO-TEX STANDARD 100 certified.
MEDIA - TEXTILE - UPHOLSTERY FABRIC
Glacier is a luxurious, heavyweight textile that breaks the traditional perception of polyester. Our go-to fabric recommendation for all upholstery needs, Glacier uses a special polyester yarn that has a very soft, natural hand. This extremely durable fabric passes 100,000 cycles on the Wyzenbeek test and exceeds all the critical Home Décor certifications that interior designers and design firms require. This includes all three FR certifications, as well as OEKO-TEX STANDARD 100 certification. Possessing flawless print resolution and color vibrancy, Glacier is finished with an environmentally friendly C6 Stain and Soil Release that allows printing through the protective chemistry. This innovation has helped advance the digital Home Décor industry forward, by eliminating the standard post-print process of applying the finish on a pad and framing range. Glacier is available in two colors - Ivory for vivid and bright hues and Champagne for a warm, rich look.
MEDIA - TEXTILE - TABLECLOTH AND LINEN
Poly Linen is a soft, durable 100% polyester fabric with a true linen look. Designed with low slubs optimal for digital printing, this fabric brings innovation to the digital Home Décor market. This durable fabric passes 65,000 cycles on the Wyzenbeek test and exceeds all the critical Home Décor certifications that interior designers and design firms require for projects. Poly Linen includes all three FR certifications, as well as OEKO-TEX STANDARD 100 certification. This medium-weight, linen-like fabric is finished with an environmentally friendly C6 Stain and Soil Release, which allows printing through the protective chemistry, eliminating the standard post-print process of applying the finish on a pad and framing range. This innovation has helped advance the digital Home Décor industry forward.
MEDIA - TEXTILE - BANNER
Deko-Tex 7048AMPGFS is a new warp knit, optic white polyester fabric featuring our proprietary antimicrobial finish providing health and safety protection in many new signage applications. This product is engineered with antimicrobial technology designed according to ASTME E-2149-13a preventing bacteria and mildew at 99.9%. The antimicrobial finish is permanent and washable. In today’s environment, this fabric is the perfect choice for frame systems, divider/separation walls for restaurants, retail, offices, airports, gyms, salons, health care facilities trade shows and more. 7048AMPGFS provides brilliant print images for customized health and safety messaging, FR treated, REACH Compliant & OEKO-TEX STANDARD 100 Certified.
MEDIA - TEXTILE - FRAMING SYSTEMS (FRONTLIT)
Tsunami Stretch Polyester
Tsunami Stretch Polyester is a dynamic new warp knit polyester fabric with very soft hand and excellent opacity, providing precise image sharpness and vibrant color. This product is wrinkle-resistant with stable dimensional stretch. It is a perfect choice for frame systems conforming around a variety of shapes and structures. Applications for this printable fabric include retail displays, trade show graphics, and tension structures such as arches, towers, and funnels. Our Flame-Resistant Tsunami yields outstanding color as well as excellent image sharpness with Direct Disperse and Dye Sublimation heat transfer inks.
MEDIA - TEXTILE - FLAG
5 Meter Flag 6043KFL
5 Meter Flag 6043KFL is a new product engineered and constructed with open knit, high-tenacity yarns for demanding outdoor durability. This fabric features a proprietary optic white coating providing brilliant images and great print through with direct disperse inks. 5 Meter Flag 6043KFL is ideal for extremely large flags and banners as well as POP, trade show, building wraps, and outdoor applications requiring high durability and airflow. This recyclable product is REACH Compliant, OEKO-TEX STANDARD 100 Certified, and Flame Resistant.