Industry Advice

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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Durability and dual purpose

Resolute Print Group MD, Colin Marsh, reports on the launch of the first dual process printer at the NBM show in Texas, along with hints and tips on getting the best durability in the wash. The direct to garment print process is now a well established and recognised process in …

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Don’t let the big guys intimidate you

Selling customised goods online is very competitive. There are big players with big pockets, and they can feel a bit intimidating for small businesses. Brenden Prazner, product manager of DecoNetowrk, explains why you shouldn’t let this intimidate you. Just look at Zazzle; the company has acquired external investment of over …

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How to make more money from DTG printing

Amaya Sales UK’s MD Peter Wright, explores how you can get the best out of DTG printing by making as much profit as possible. DTG printing is booming, so if you have not yet invested in a printer then I believe you should consider this urgently. There are several areas …

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Mix embroidery with multimedia and excite your customers

Adding extra value to an embroidered garment can see the end product sometimes double its selling price. Managing director of Amaya Sales UK, Peter Wright, explains more. If you have an embroidery machine, DTG printer, vinyl cutter, transfer and sublimation equipment or screen printing carousel, you can use mixed media …

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Understanding humidity and the inkjet printing process

Colin Marsh, managing director of the Resolute Print Group, takes an in depth look at humidity and how it affects the water-based and non water-based inkjet process used in both DTG and DTS. We normally associated humidity problems with very hot or very cold countries where the humidity fluctuation can …

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Going online: the challenge

If you are starting a new business, or expanding from a bricks and mortar shop, and wish to embrace new ways of doing business online then be prepared to take on a serious long term commitment. Neil Pentland, chairman of DecoNetwork, explains. Being online is about making it easier for your customers to do business with you, leveraging your expertise and making it easier for your to manage your business. …

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Take charge of your discharge printing

In the first of a two-part series of articles on discharge printing, William Shorter, product manager of Chemicals Products and Services, and Liam Stubbings of Pyramid Screen Products and Pyramid Textiles Group, explore the key steps to successful discharge printing. With the forecast for high-end textiles set to grow, the …

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Workwear with Madeira vs the Elements – part 3

In the third 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 put safety first and combat fire. Firefighters need protective clothing but they are not the only people at risk of coming into …

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It’s DTG but not as we know it

Colin Marsh, managing director of Resolute DTG, takes a look at how sublimation printing is getting in on the DTG process. As technology regularly leaves its mark on the DTG process the next breakthrough is about to hit the market. Medium format flat bed sublimation printing is now being developed …

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