Capital Resource and Veristitch have collaborated to release new font packs for their Ezgram Monogram Software program. The new fonts, developed initially for Meistergram Monogram machines, are now available for current straight-stitch embroidery machines. The font packs include three-letter monograms as well as children's, holiday and decorative styles.
Checkpoint Systems, specializing in RFID and shrink management solutions, announced the formation of its Checkpoint Systems EPC Compliance Network. The network is designed to provide end-use customers with solutions that support EPC compliance initiatives. The network project includes the expansion of an RFID testing laboratory at Checkpoint headquarters in Thorofare, NJ, for network members and their customers to evaluate EPC-compliant RFID solutions. Companies that have joined the network to date include Bekins Logistics, Control Solutions, NCS Technologies and SI systems.
Drkopp Adler has unveiled its new series 580 machine for the automated sewing of eyelet buttonholes. According to the German company, buttonhole parameters, including shape, size and condensed stitches in the eyelet, can be programmed at the touch of a button. In addition, thread tension, sewing speed, cutting mode and brightness of the sewing lamp can be altered easily, the company reports.
eWarna, providing the textile industry with online color collaboration solutions, announced a marketing partnership with Color AixPerts, a provider of global spectral imaging. The arrangement offers customers the ability to combine eWarna's LabWorks Pro solution with Color AixPerts' SpAIX scan and SpAIXview products.
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The Embroidery Store has launched a customized online digitizing service, designed to enable an embroiderer to submit an order for delivery in three days or less. Registration is available at EMBdigitize.com. The offering costs $9 per thousand stitches for three-day service; two-day and next-day services are also available. Discounts are available above 30,000 stitches.
Great Notions, an embroidery design provider, recently released its Medical and Dental Collection I pack. The collection features designs for nurses, doctors and dental professionals that can be used to embellish health and dental uniforms and scrubs. The pack is available for $150 and a discounted rate of $50 for those subscribing to Great Notions' "Pack Club" service.
Inovis, formerly QRS, announced the availability of BizManager 3.0, an updated version of its business-to-business solution for trading partners. The new release provides enhanced mapping technology. According to the company, the solution simplifies trading partner management, enabling companies to reduce network costs through platform consolidation. It also decreases business cycle times through real-time EDI and enables firms to respond to changing business demands with traditional and next-generation protocol and format support, Inovis reports.
Intentia has updated its Movex Java solution, which, the company reports, provides new functionality for its fashion customers. The new application release, version 2004.2, includes a demand planner for sales price calculation and a yield optimizer that recalculates a product's value based on age-related criteria.
New Generation Computing has introduced a 2005 version of its e-SPS sourcing software, designed to enable retailers, manufacturers and importers to improve speed-to-market. The updated version of the Web-based software includes 11 modules and enhances users' end-to-end supply chain visibility, according to the company.
Notiva, a provider of Web-based software, introduced a new software platform for the collaborative management of cash transactions between retailers and manufacturers. The patent-pending system, which is available immediately, enables retailers and manufacturers to share financial data in order to reduce trade disputes and lower the cost of goods, the company reports. According to Notiva, its new solution, which interfaces with enterprise systems, analyzes data from purchase orders, invoices and delivery receipts, automatically matches data across documents and sends automated alerts of discrepancies based on user-set rules.
Quality Corrections and
Inspections (QCI), which specializes in repairing production errors for the apparel industry, has introduced a related service for importers, exporters and agents that assists them specifically with issues pertaining to factories based in China. Information is available at the QCI Web site (www.qualitycorrections.com), which was recently updated in Chinese as well as English.
Raymark Xpert Business Systems and TimeSpring Software announced a resale agreement that combines the TimeSpring TimeData software with Raymark's XEIS enterprise application. According to the companies, the combined system offers retailers the ability to analyze and report data in real-time without slowing down production or transaction processing at the store level.