Industry Advice

How does DTG printing compare with other garment printing processes?

Have you ever wondered why you should choose DTG above other print methods? Managing director of Amaya Sales UK, Peter Wright, explores the differences and similarities. Direct to garment printing is now a major player in the garment decoration market. It gives an excellent feel, gives very good washability, prints …

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Time saving tips and multiple DTG finishes

Resolute DTG’s managing director, Colin Marsh, shares his top tips for saving time and for creating various different finishes for your direct to garment prints. Trends change, some companies follow them while others create them. On August 6, 1991 the World Wide Web went live and changed the way businesses …

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Could you be wasting money with your screen cleaning process?

William Shorter, product manager of CPS – Chemical Products and Services, takes a closer look at various screen reclaiming processes available today and some of the pitfalls that could cost you more than you think. Screen reclaiming is a dirty job that is often given to the new starter or …

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An introduction to colour management for sublimation – part one

In the first part of a series of articles on colour management, Sawgrass’ global public relations manager, Robin Kavanagh, provides an insight into this key process for ensuring you are able to print the correct colours when sublimating products. With any digital printing process this can be a challenge due …

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How to meet deadlines and maximise margins

Resolute DTG’s managing director, Colin Marsh, provides some useful production tips for direct to garment printing and associated decoration methods. Part of being a successful garment decorator is matching the best decoration method with the right garment, and if multiple decoration methods are offered, stock of blank garments can sometimes …

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Charity T shirts – a viable growing strategy

This month Gillian Suggett, DecoNetwork’s business development manager, Europe, explores the concept of charity T shirts and how you can make this approach work for you. Buying a T shirt where a percentage of the sales value goes to charity makes customers feel good. As a business, giving your profits …

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A guide to perfect embroidery

Peter Wright of Amaya Sales UK takes a look at how you can achieve perfect embroidery with seven simple steps. Perfect embroidery is achieved by combining several factors. Some of which I have outlined below: 1) The digitised design The quality of digitising is probably the most important factor because …

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Take charge of your discharge printing

The spotlight continues on discharge printing, with William Shorter, product manager CPS – Chemicals Products and Services and Liam Stubbings of Pyramid Screen Products and Pyramid Textiles Group. For this part of your guide we have looked at tips and recommended practices for the printing process element of discharge printing. …

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Workwear with Madeira vs the Elements

In the fourth and final part of Madeira’s series of articles looking at how making the right embroidery decision can protect against the harshest of elements, this month the team tackle earth. In modern industry it is becoming increasingly important that we impact the environment as little as possible. Environmental …

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