Company History

Dae Ha Main Factory


1986 to 2011 Established Dae Ha Industrial Co, Ltd. Incorporation of the Seoul office and Incheon factory. Patent awarded for a spangle film and machine. Achieved a Trade Business Code by the Korea International Trade Association. Achieved ISO9001 (2000) / KSA9001(2001). Received "Award Recognition of Meritorious Service" on attainment of USD5m in exports. Received "Award of Excellance" from Korea International Trade Association. Exhibited at IMB 2006 Cologne, Germany. Signed multiple oversea agents contracts. Launched Heat Transfer Flex department incorporating Urethane Adhesive, Printable Flex & Stamping Foil plants.

2012 - Completion of own 10 storey Dae Ha Main Office complex in Seoul.

2013 - Brand new state-of-the-art production facility opened in Incheon. Launched Dae Ha UK for sales & distribution across EMEA. Joint Dae Ha Industrial / Dae Ha UK stand at FESPA 2013 London.

2014 - Dae Ha UK passes 1,000 orders within 6 months. Record year for Dae Ha Industrial, with global sales to over 65 countries.

2015 - UK Debut at Printwear & Promotion Live and introduction of High Grade Premium PU. Dae Ha UK sees over 150% growth and moves to larger premises. Dae Ha Korea sees over 100% global sales growth, with further factory expansion completed.

2016 - Dae Ha UK passes 5,000 orders and achieves over 100% growth again. Glitter colour range increased to 30 colours.

2017 - Expanding network of UK distributors. Glitter and Stretch Metallic colour ranges increased to 40 and 17 respectively, with Stretch Metallic taking over as largest growing film. Dae Ha Industrial now exporting to over 90 countries. UK sees high double digit growth. Dae Ha UK proudly announce partnership with Lotus Heat Transfer Solutions, for distribution of Lotus Heat Presses in UK & Ireland.

2018 - Dae Ha UK launch new website. New European distributors join Dae Ha UK. With an ever increasing choice of colours & film types, Dae Ha UK became the first HTV manufacturer to appear on the front cover of renowned Images Magazine (Sept edition) as the "New Face of Colour". Record growth sees sales double since 2016. 

2019 - Dae Ha UK will launch a world first - Stretch Glitter, and Glitter Lux at Printwear & Promotion in January. An additional Five new products will be launched prior to summer.

2019 - Q1/ Q2 sees sales records continue to tumble. One Flex is coming, possibly the most user friendly PU, ever produced. New Brushed PU and Reflective colours join our line up. One Flex launched in August, to drive further growth in both B2C and B2B areas. The year end saw Dae Ha UK supply a record number of metres of HTV, with large year on year growth maintained.

2020 - New products for January, sees Chameleon Flex, Shimmer Flex, Ultra Reflective & Ultra Soft Metallic, join the Dae Ha UK Cad Cut line up. Record visitors turned up at Printwear Live, NEC, which also saw the introduction of exclusive Rhinotec Plotters. Further new products arrive to our Cad Cut lineup, with Carbon PU, Puff PU, UV Sensitive PU, Subli Flex & Subli Flock now in stock. Dae Ha announces a new range of Premium Sublimation sheets / rolls, arriving Q420/Q1/21. 100% growth for Dae Ha UK through Q3 / Q4.

2021 - The Dae Ha factory achieves 14001:2015 Environmental certification, along with the proud announcement of becoming the first HTV manufacturer to use Recycled Blended Polyester in all products. We introduced 100% recyclable or biodegradable packaging, including all packing tape. Classic Flex & Printable Classic Flex joins our UK stock. Exclusive to Dae Ha  UK, Vinyl Lift Off remover arrives, the most powerful HTV remover available today. Dae Ha Premium Grade Sublimation Paper in A3/A4 size new to our stock. Over 70 new colours arrive during the year, adding to One Flex, Glitter, Puff PU, Flock & Shimmer Flex. Expanding our range of Sublimation films, SubliClear arrives. Further growth each quarter over 2020, enables us to keep our prices low & steady.

2022 January - Dae Ha UK We'll be exhibiting at P&PLIVE! 24 to 26 April NEC, Birmingham.

2022 February - Dae Ha Europe will be exhibiting at FESPA Berlin 31 May to 3 June.