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Melco offers Epson's SureColor F2100, Roland's machines
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Feb '18
Courtesy: Melco
Courtesy: Melco
With increasing demand for direct to garment printers and vinyl print/cut machines, Melco is offering SureColor F2100 from Epson, and vinyl print/cut machines from Roland. The SureColor F2100 is seen as step forward in direct-to-garment t-shirt printing. Based in the US, Melco is known for high-speed commercial embroidery machines and digitising software.

"Embroidery machines, including the EMT16 PLUS, that's still our core product," according to Justin Schierkolk, marketing team leader. "But when you have customers asking about other equipment, including DTG and vinyl cutting, well, we listen to our customers, and we do our best to provide for their equipment needs as much as possible."

He added, "We're really excited about the recent launch of the Epson F2100. The process is so simple... no colour separations, no screens to burn, no messy solvents or bulk ink... just load your art into Garment Creator, size and position it, and you're ready to print. The process is clean and simple, and helps t-shirt shops meet those smaller orders that would not be profitable using the screen printing process."

The new SureColor F2100 was announced at the ISS Long Beach trade show. This machine is a big step forward in direct to garment t-shirt printing. Up to two-times faster print speeds than its predecessor, the F2000, and a new automated maintenance system are just two key features that any serious t-shirt shop can appreciate. The F2100 is purpose-built to produce one-off and small batch t-shirt orders, and it does that job very well. One thing that really makes this machine stand out from the crowd—print quality. Not only is it fast, but the colour and resolution are stunning, certain to exceed the expectations of the most discerning customers.

Melco has been a premier Epson reseller since 2014. Where Melco has been in the direct to garment printing market for many years, they are new to the vinyl cutting market. Though new to this arena, they are very confident in developing a strong partnership with Roland. "They care about their customers, and they are super easy to work with," says John LeDrew, Melco's digital production specialist. "Roland has an outstanding selection of equipment to meet the needs of any shop, large or small, and a solid reputation for great customer service. Melco is proud to be a reseller for several of their top-selling models, from basic vinyl cutting machines like the GS-24, to the high-end, larger print-cut machines, like the Roland TrueVIS VG-640."

These machines are designed for creating anything from a basic, one-colour decal to the most striking prints used on vehicle wraps and other wide-format applications. However, in the apparel decoration world, heat transfer is a popular and easy way to apply graphics to t-shirts, tote bags, hats, hoodies, and a plethora of other items.

According to Mike Doe, applications team leader at Melco, "Things get really cool when you combine DTG or Roland heat press prints with embroidery. We can apply a colourful graphic, like the classic car scene we recently created just for the Long Beach trade show, to a tote bag. Then, using the laser alignment tool on Melco embroidery machines, we embroidered text over top of the print, creating a really nice mixed-media tote bag that would be impossible to create with embroidery alone." (SV)

Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India


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