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
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?
Integrated systems are designed to be interconnected in such as way to maximize communication and minimize human related errors, meaning a more efficient process overall. For apparel suppliers, it’s less important to understand how they are integrated and more important to know what specific benefits you will be receiving from the integration.
Defining an organization’s “why” means telling the world why your business exists. The story and purpose of your organization allows each member of your team to see how they fit in to that ethos and forms the basis for a strong team culture. Take a closer look at how a company’s “why” can help cement a culture driven by core principles.
Is it time to consider your heat press station a full-time operation? With new technology like Direct to Film emerging and improvements to adhesives, materials and overall quality, heat transfer products have taken the spotlight in the decorated apparel world. Now may be the opportune moment to transform this once-lonely operation into a reliable profit center.
Patches have been around for centuries, with many distinct types of patches available. It can be overwhelming for people who are not already familiar with them. When it comes to choosing the perfect type of custom patch for your customer’s needs, there are several aspects that should be considered, including price, material, turnaround time, durability, texture, and more.
Every business owner wrestles with how to create a positive work environment and compensation for their employees. While these two topics are unique to themselves, they’re not mutually exclusive. Ultimately, it is ideal to have a holistic approach that provides the resources that your employees need. The more a business can define and share these attributes, the easier it is to create a winning culture that attracts and keeps the right employees.
Very few people love spending all day in the screen room, but the work that is done there is essential to the smooth operation of any decorator shop. Automating your screen room will simplify the process, making it both more enjoyable and more efficient. There are several investments you can make in your screen room that pay for themselves over the long haul.