Decorator Relations Blog:

Embracing Sustainability: Paving the Way For Eco-Friendly Fashion

August 1, 2023

Sustainable garment decoration has been gaining momentum in recent years, as brands and consumers seek greener alternatives to traditional decoration methods. Explore the concept of sustainable garment decoration in detail and learn about some of the most innovative and eco-conscious techniques being used in the industry today.

Decoration Spec Sheets or Magic 8-Ball?

June 6, 2023

Decoration Spec sheets give you an excellent starting point for pre-production testing on SanMar products, and are constantly being updated from valuable decorator feedback. Take a closer look at our Decoration Spec Sheets and how they can put you in a position for success when learning how to decorate on new products.

What We Learned At Printing United

October 28, 2022

Printing United has come and gone! While the tradeshow circuit took a heavy blow from the COVID-19 pandemic over the last several years, our Decorator and Digital Solutions Team was thrilled to see a heavy turnout at the nation’s largest print show. Two entire halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center were packed to the … Continued

The Best Print-On-Demand Alternative For Your Business

October 12, 2022

With the print-on-demand production boom of 2021 showing no sign of waning, we take a closer look at two leading techniques that meet the needs of this market. Direct-To-Garment printing has been around for some time, while Direct-To-Film is a relative newcomer. Which should you choose to focus on for your print-on-demand business?

Maintenance Practices For DTG Printers

January 25, 2022

When you work with contract decorators across the US, you quickly see that they all have different brands of DTG machines. And yet the same thing always comes up — no matter the brand, maintenance upkeep on the machine is a must! Call it TLC for the printer — this extends the life of the … Continued

DTG and the Print-On-Demand Takeover

February 16, 2021

Over the past 12 months we’ve seen an unbelievable surge in on-demand printing and DTG is taking center stage. But what exactly is on-demand printing? Think about ordering a t-shirt online. You find the brand or logo you want, the right color and size, add it to your cart and check out. Is it truly … Continued