Takedown Inc., a custom merchandise manufacturer in Lawrenceville, Georgia, is implementing the Kornit Avalanche HD6 and Kornit Avalanche Poly Pro direct-to-garment (DTG) systems for on-demand fulfilment of garment orders placed through e-commerce sites.
Founded in 2005, Takedown Inc. began as a supplier to the wrestling market. Since then, it has grown to offer uniforms and training apparel for soccer, lacrosse, track, baseball, and softball teams.
Through the company’s TKDN Vault service, Takedown makes it easy for influencers, corporations, and sports organizations to create customized brands, design branded apparel and products, and manage production, inventory, and fulfillment.
Custom printed t-shirts have become a popular way for companies, brands, teams, non-profits, and start-ups increase brand visibility. According to a recent study by Grand View Research, the global custom t-shirt printing market size is expected to reach $6.9 billion (USD) by 2027, registering a CAGR of 9.6% over the forecast period, .
To meet the wide range of needs of its broad base of customers, Takedown offers a combination of screen printing, sublimation, embroidery, cut-and-sew, technologies, and e-commerce fulfilment services.
Kornit’s industrial Direct-to-Garment (DTG) printers are ideal for e-commerce businesses because the printers make it possible and profitable to accept, quickly produce, and ship orders for quantities ranging from 1 to 500.
Kornit Avalanche Printers
The Kornit Avalanche HD6 provides businesses like Takedown Inc. with an efficient, eco-friendly, single-step process to imprint garments and promotional products.
Users can print graphics on fabrics such as cotton, cotton-polyester blends, Lycra, viscose, silk, leather, denim, leather, and wool at the push of a button. The six colors of ink (plus white) deliver extraordinary wash-fastness and lightfastness, color gamut, and photorealistic imagery.
The Kornit Avalanche Poly Pro industrial DTG printer was developed specifically to print graphics and images on garments made from dark polyester and polyester blends. This makes it an ideal fit for decorating performance sportswear and athleisure apparel.
Why Takedown Chose Kornit
Takedown Inc. turned to Kornit Digital to maximize the growth of their on-demand web business long-term.
“We are very excited to have this new Kornit system up and running,” said Dustin Kawa, CEO and Founder of Takedown Inc. “At Takedown, it’s always our highest priority to provide our clients with exceptional service utilizing the latest printing technology.”
“Kornit is synonymous with the best of the best in fast, clean, profitable, on-demand production, and we’re prepared to go to the mat with any supplier that thinks they have what it takes,” said Chuck Meyo, President of Kornit Digital Americas. “We welcome Takedown Inc. to the Kornit customer family, are proud to offer the capabilities around which they’ll grow their business. We look forward to tag-teaming the challenges and opportunities of the booming sportswear market in the digital age.”
About Kornit Digital
Kornit Digital develops, manufactures and markets industrial digital printing technologies for the garment, apparel and textile industries. Kornit’s complete solutions include digital printing systems, inks, consumables, software, and after-sales support. Leading the digital direct-to-garment printing market with its exclusive eco-friendly NeoPigment printing process, Kornit caters directly to the changing needs of the textile printing value chain. Kornit’s technology enables innovative business models based on web-to-print, on-demand and mass customization concepts.
Kornit also offers a revolutionary approach to roll-to-roll digital textile printing. They have engineered digital textile printing machines and inks that reduce the number of different ink sets and additional finishing processes that were traditionally required to print on different types of fabric.
Founded in 2002, Kornit Digital is a global company, headquartered in Israel with offices in the USA, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit Kornit Digital at www.kornit.com.