By Wayne Robinson | 22 Might 2024

Nick Auditore and Ben Isdale have launched DMND, a brand new merchandise and attire print enterprise, which they are saying will present superior ornament options to the native market.

On-shore advantages: DMND owners Nick Auditore and Ben Isdale
On-shore benefits: DMND homeowners Nick Auditore (left), and Ben Isdale

Based mostly in Thornbury, Melbourne, the brand new DMND facility is provided with what the corporate says is “best-in-class” tools, together with two automated ROQ display printing programs and an built-in packing line, able to ending 800 clothes an hour.

DMND says it has “probably the most superior printing traces” within the nation, and claims it’s Australia’s most superior merchandise companion. DMND has now additionally turn into the native showroom for ROQ,  a Portuguese model of high-end garment printing tools.

Nick Auditore, managing director of Nick Auditore Represents, a Melbourne-based chief in branded sports activities merchandise, and Ben Isdale, who has a 25 12 months observe file in display printing attire, and was an area Fespa board member for 4 years, determined to ascertain DMND (pronounced as diamond) to provide an on-shore manufacturing possibility for his or her attire ornament companies. The enterprise technique is to make use of the most recent expertise, together with a personalised deal with customer support, to offer a stage of responsiveness that’s unavailable offshore.

Auditore mentioned, “Our mission is straightforward: provide top-tier merchandise crafted with innovative expertise. Having labored inside international networks, I perceive the thirst for reactivity, and DMND has been constructed from the bottom as much as ship native velocity, at globally aggressive costs.”

Ben Isdale, DMND’s basic supervisor and manufacturing professional emphasised its strategic benefit. “Working out of Melbourne with such superior tech means we will companion with our purchasers to remodel concepts into premium retail-ready attire shortly.

“Know-how is finally on the coronary heart of what we do, however it’s complimented by craftsmanship. We now have pinpointed a specialist staff, from customer support via to our artwork division and manufacturing groups, to assist us to form a collection of companies that cater to the various wants of any consumer.”

Along with its ROQ display printing programs, DMND additionally makes use of digital, switch and embroidery expertise, in accordance with the appliance.

DMND has hit the bottom operating, and has already rotated merchandise for international sports activities manufacturers and high-profile tasks, together with musician Pink’s 2024 Summer time Tour.

“From idea growth to retail supply, we guarantee a seamless expertise, and our observe file backs that,” provides Isdale. “We invite any enterprise searching for a merchandise answer to expertise the DMND distinction firsthand.”