DuPont Ink Jet Welcomes Rimslow Pty. Ltd. to DuPont™ Artistri™ Marketing Partners Program
BIRMINGHAM, U.K., Oct. 24, 2003 - DuPont Ink Jet announced today that Rimslow Pty. Ltd . of Australia as a DuPont™ Artistri™ marketing partner for the DuPont™ Artistri™ 2020 printer. Rimslow's Steam-X steamer has provided excellent results when used to steam fabrics printed on the Artistri™ 2020 printer with DuPont™ Artistri™ acid, reactive and disperse dye inks.
DuPont™ Artistri™ marketing partners is a select group of industry leading textile pre- and post-treatment equipment suppliers whose offerings complement the DuPont™ Artistri™ portfolio of products for digital textile printing.
"Rimslow is a recognized leader in developing and manufacturing equipment specifically for the digital textile printing market," said Julie Wojtanowski, textile product manager, DuPont Ink Jet. "They understand the needs of the digital printing market and are an excellent partner for DuPont Ink Jet."
"Rimslow is proud to be working in partnership with DuPont Ink Jet,"said George Sebek, president of Rimslow Pty. Ltd. "We believe that both our companies strive toward providing our mutual customers with the latest technology. Our efforts in research and development are dedicated to providing textile digital printing solutions, which will guarantee the industry a reliable, working environment in which to produce high-quality products." "Rimslow's objective," continued Sebek, "is to be the leader in design and manufacture of pre- and post-treatment machinery for digital textile printing and we believe that in forming a partnership with DuPont Ink Jet our companies will provide customers with the right tools to get the job done."
Established in 1987, Rimslow has installed their Steam-X in over 18 countries. The Steam-X is a compact steaming machine that has variable temperature and steam saturation settings to allow the fixation of acid, reactive and disperse dye ink sets. The Steam-X utilizes continuous travel of the fabric through the steamer.
DuPont™ Artistri™ has three main components: DuPont™ Artistri™ software, DuPont™ Artistri™ ink, and the DuPont Artistri™ 2020 printer. The offering will create new business opportunities by making samples, strike-offs and short-run production both possible and profitable for textile printing companies. This combination of technologies provides unmatched versatility over traditional printing and reduces cycle time from weeks to days as compared to current industry practices. The reduced cycle time also provides lower production and manpower costs.
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