-Pressing Matters- 


Christopher Bernat
SourceSubstrates, LLC
FAX: 843.388.8903

 Vapor Apparel Announces UK & European Market Launch;
Strategic Distributorship Announced.

Charleston, South Carolina August 5th, 2005
Today, Source Substrates announces the European launch of Vapor Apparel. UK based “The Transfer Press” will be the first full-line distributor, in conjunction with several partner distributors throughout Europe. This marks the beginning of Vapor Apparel’s commitment to Europe and building it’s brand internationally.

“The Transfer Press is an innovator. We are very excited about our launch of the UK & European Market with a customer-focused distributor.” says Jackson Burnett, President of Source Substrates. “This partnership offers immediate distributorship in the UK and subsequently throughout Western Europe. We plan to help them leverage their sports apparel background by tailoring Vapor Apparel to the needs of the UK & European markets.”

Graeme Turner, Co-Director of The Transfer Press sees tremendous opportunity in bringing Vapor Apparel to market. “Performance Apparel is an extremely fast growing area. We have an apparel background and know quality when we see it. Vapor offers a superior product that is engineered for the digital decorator. Our customers will be very pleased that we have made this product investment.”

The companies plan to work together to support trade-show and marketing needs. “We are investing in trade shows, advertising and product marketing support for the UK & Europe.” Says Christopher Bernat, Chief Revenue Officer of Source Substrates. “We plan to continue our grass roots oriented approach of building brand awareness. The Transfer Press will serve as a vital partner in this task.”

About The Transfer Press
The Transfer Press offers both traditional transfer printing and sublimation technology application to the UK and European markets through strategic partnerships. An early adopter of Tropical Graphics product line, they are at the forefront of garment decoration and promotional product business. They offer a complete range of printers, inks, substrates, technical support and product development services to their well established and fast growing group of customers. Focused on value and support, The Transfer Press is the sophisticated decorators ideal partner. More information available at www.thetransferpress.co.uk

Source Substrates specializes in the value-added sourcing of blank performance apparel and fabric Imprintables for the sublimation, screen-printing, and embroidery industries. The company markets the Vapor Apparel brand exclusively through its distribution partners. SourceSubstrates has over 75 collective years of experience in the sublimation, screen-printing, and textile industries. The company s unique network of manufacturing and logistics partners offers a competitive advantage to our customers. SourceSubstrates is headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina. More information is available at www.sourcesubstrates.com  .

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