November 2006 – The Iraqi Special Tribunal sentences Saddam Hussein to death by hanging; Sony launches the PlayStation 3 games console; Economist, Milton Friedman, architect of neoliberalism and former adviser to US President, Ronald Reagan dies; Queen Elizabeth II unveils The New Zealand war memorial monument in London to commemorate fallen soldiers from the New Zealand Army and the British Army; former officer of the Russian FSB secret service, Alexander Litvinenko dies in London having been poisoned by Polonium-210; and Daniel Craig makes his debut as James Bond in Casino Royale. Meanwhile, in the imprint industry…

TAS launches a new large format version of the 3000 automatic press; Lea Sportswear and Solutions Apparel finalise merge; Bill Hood ascends the Images soapbox to call on all garment printers to use products that are safe for the environment; United Brands of Scandinavia arrives in the UK, bringing with it the Craft range of underwear; we report from the SGIA 06 Expo including a first look at the new M&R Diamondback R Series automatic press; Mario Balducci tells us all about the new Makki Twister – an early hybrid DTG/screen printing machine; and we present all the winning entries from the Images Garment Decoration Competition 2006.