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Press Coverage: From Manual to Automatic

From the day we started our textile screen-printing business in 2006, my father, Bob, and I knew an automatic press was in the cards. But as with everything else, we recognized that timing and planning were critical with respect to making the leap. 

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How To

  • How to Profile Dryer Temperature Output

    The dryer preforms a very important job in a screen-printing shop. If it’s not working properly it can result in the ink that cracks, or falls off after a garment is washed. 

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  • Printing on the Ultra Wash Tee

    In this installment of the Impressions Tech Tips Newsletter, sponsored by American Apparel, we will showcase the ladies’ Ultra Wash tee (style RSA6320).

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  • Screen-Making Techniques

    I wholeheartedly believe that if our industry held one philosophy above all others, scrape rates (misprints) would drastically decrease and profits would subsequently increase.

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Process / Production


Graphics + Design

  • Fitness Apparel In Focus

    With their unique  properties, decorating fitness garments offers screen printers challenges above and beyond those of a regular T-shirt. To solve these challenges, it’s important to first define a “fitness” garment and its qualities compared to those of a “typical” apparel choice.

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  • Hoodies Without the Hard Work

    The hoodie is a common staple among customers, especially those ordering custom athletic team apparel. The comfort, warmth and printability of this style have made it one of the most sought-after items for fans, competitors and coaches.

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  • Heat-Printing Options

    Owning a heat press has never been more exciting than it is today due to the wide variety of heat-
    applied graphics available.

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