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Mar 17, 2014

Joto's Acquisition of Air Waves Digital Transfer Paper Division

Contact:      Michael Leaventon - 740-548-1200   

                     Mark Collister - 1-800-565-5686                                                                                                                                                          

Air Waves Inc.  | Joto Paper Inc.

Sale of Digital Transfer Paper Division

Lewis Center, Ohio, Monday March 17, 2014 - Michael Leaventon, COO of Air Waves, Inc., announces the sale of Air Waves, Inc. Digital Transfer Paper Division to Joto Paper, Inc.

Air Waves is a world leader in screen printed heat transfers, apparel decorating and fulfillment solutions to apparel brands and retailers.  Air Waves has been providing apparel decorating services from their Ohio headquarters for over 33 years.  Leaventon explains “We feel this transition will greatly benefit our customers that have needs for digital products and will also provide Air Waves the ability to focus on our custom screen printing, screen printed and litho printed heat transfers and fulfillment services”.  “With our customer’s increasing demands for quality, innovation and service, we feel the need to focus on our core competencies in order to gain efficiencies.”

For over 25 years Joto has been providing digital decorating solutions and supplies for the garment decoration industry. Included in the vast selection of products offered are digital heat transfer papers for color laser copiers and printers, heat transfer papers for inkjet printers, heat transfer vinyl and wide format print-n-cut, heat transfer material for use in solvent, eco-solvent and pigment printers.  Joto is also the leading source for sublimation printing systems, inks and blanks.  Joto’s distribution facilities in Blaine WA, Akron Oh, Las Vegas NV, Nashville TN, Mississauga ON, and Vancouver BC provide shipping within 2 days to most of North America.  “We are pleased to work with Air Waves and their customers to offer a full line of digital products together with strong customer service and support”, explains Collister, President of Joto.

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For Additional Information contact:

Mark Collister, President
Joto Paper, Inc.
1125 Fir Avenue
Blaine, WA 98230
Telephone: 800-565-5686 or


Michael Leaventon, COO
Air Waves, Inc.
7787 Graphics Way
Lewis Center, OH 43035
Telephone: 740-548-1200 or