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Lon Winters

Lon Winters is President of Print This, Inc., an international industry consulting firm and decorating facility specializing in technical advances & development, plant design, layout, troubleshooting, productivity and quality analysis providing complete garment embellishing solutions.
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Duke Steerborn Gears Up for Dallas

Posted by Lon Winters on 6/19/19 12:07 PM

As the moon shown down on the bright lights of Las Vegas, a lone figure we call "Duke" packs up the last of SGIA Expo 2018. He'd had a great run in this town, but the time had come for new horizons. He hops into his classic, black '59, '60, '61 automobile, as Johnny Cash — the man in black himself — so sang, and drives off into the sunset.

A billboard catches his eye ... "PRINTING United."  He turns with eyes focused on the road — all set for the long drive to Dallas for bigger, better, bolder!

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Topics: Printing United, Apparel Decorators, Graphic Design

Down-to-Earth Design

Posted by Lon Winters on 5/29/19 1:45 PM

Before THREADX kicked off this past February in San Diego, many of us arrived a day earlier, eager for what the days ahead would bring. Aside from the welcome reception and dinner scheduled for later that day, a select few of us were able to attend a personalized bonus workshop featuring the one and only Aaron Draplin. After a brief conversation with our event emcee and fan favorite riCardo crespo, he introduced Aaron, telling us we would love this guy and that he was about to drop some serious “knowledge bombs” on us. Needless to say, riCardo nailed it.

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Topics: Graphic Design, ThreadX, Branding, Marketing

Printing United or Bust!

Posted by Lon Winters on 9/17/18 2:49 PM

For the Graphic Elephants team, it was an honor to be asked to create the SGIA Expo show shirt for the second straight year. It’s not only a project for the biggest trade show in the industry, but proceeds from the shirt sales are donated to a local charity.

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