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Eastern Tech Company Recognized for Direct-To-Garment (DTG) Inkjet Garment Printer at 2013 SGIA Expo

Thursday, November 07, 2013

Press release from the issuing company

Eastern Tech Company was honored at the 2013 Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) Product of the Year in the Direct-To-Garment Inkjet Garment Printer category at SGIA Expo in Orlando, Florida.

Eastern Tech is a custom ink developer and manufacturer, headquartered in Milford, Connecticut. The Company specializes in Direct-To-Garment (DTG) and UV-LED Inkjet inks.

Also at SGIA, Eastern Tech launched Firebird Ink. For the first time ever, DTG printers can purchase directly from the ink manufacturer. The Firebird White Ink increases the washability of DTG white ink prints, and reduces the amount of heat curing time from 180 seconds to 60 seconds.

“Tremendously excited! Our team is honored to gain industry recognition for Firebird Ink,” said Andrew Chastain, R&D Manager of Digital Technologies at Eastern Tech.

“For years, our chemists have listened to the DTG printer community to generate the most vivid colors, strongest durability, and most efficient print and maintenance. With Firebird Ink, we have optimized these important attributes of DTG Inks. The DTG community should expect more out of inks for DTG printing -  Firebird Ink plans to deliver.

“With Firebird Ink’s launch, we wish to lead the ink innovation moving forward. Firebird Ink intends to set the new standards for better quality and more profitable DTG printing.”

Eastern Tech Company’s entry for the Direct-To-Garment Inkjet category:
Category 120: Direct to Garment Inkjet Printers
Device Manufacturer: Mankind Digital 
Device Name: Argon DTG Printer – ion Series
Ink Brand: Firebird Digital Inks - Textile Ink for DTG Printing

Eastern Tech is a custom ink developer and manufacturer based in Milford, Connecticut. The Company specializes in Direct-To-Garment (DTG) and UV-LED Inkjet inks.


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