Think about the last salesperson who called on you. Whether it was a phone call or face-to-face interaction, there's one important question to ask. Did that sales person talk:
- Not enough
- Just the right amount
- Too much
- Way too much!
Now think back on your own last conversation with a prospect or customer.Read More
For 30 years, the economic orthodoxy has been that America should focus on high value-added innovation and leave manufacturing to low-cost countries such as China and Mexico. Simply put, we should “innovate here and manufacture there.”Read More
The start of a new year brings two important Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) record-keeping requirements that printing operations must be aware of and comply with, if they meet the thresholds. The requirements involve the completion, posting and submission of certain separate, but related, record-keeping forms.
In digital textile printing, asking the right questions can be the difference between a successful first-run project and a dumpster full of attempts. Navigating types of fabrics and constructions for different applications can get complex, but it is necessary for ultimately securing the optimal fabric from a supplier.
When evaluating fabrics, an important factor is knowing the difference between the two methods for producing cloth: knitting and weaving.Read More
The fashion world has been decorating fabric with water-based inks and dyes for decades, and now finished-garment decorators are taking up water-based printing as well. Today’s water-based ink systems offer a full range of products for textile screen printers that can be used across a wide scope of fabrics including cotton, polyester, 50/50 and tri-blends.
Water-based printing is easy, but it’s wise to review the main variables in the process before printing your first job.