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Rolladen+Tore 2009, Stuttgart, Germany

R+T, the international trade show for window blinds & shades, fabrics for sun protection and architecture, outdoor shutters and doors happens once every 3 years in Stuttgart, Germany.

The trade fair filled the 9 halls of the new Messe Stuttgart venue.  Above is a courtyard, populated mainly be dedicated smokers.

Hall 1 from above.

Above is the Bandalux booth, which features all types of sun protection systems.

A colorful umbrella by MDT-tex.

Display of Coulisse window blind tassels.

Visitors shuttle throught the Coulisse exhibit.

High-tech window shades made from solar screen fabric by Lupo Window Coverings.

Demonstration of a fabric rollaway door system.

Your blogger, Karin Miller, in Hall 1.


The Imprinted Sportswear Show 2009, Long Beach, CA

The Imprinted Sportswear Show takes place every January at the Long Beach Convention Center.  This show focuses on the Decorated Apparel industry and supplies the trade with apparel "blanks" and machinery and other products to apply design, including screen printing, embroidery, heat transfer printing and sublimation.  For photos of the area, click here.

Apparel blanks by Gildan.

Embroidery machine by Toyota.

Close-up photo of an 8-station screen printing machine by Workhorse Products.