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T-shirt printing machines by Anatol
T-shirt printing machines

A colorful graphic t-shirt with an original, eye-catching design is a staple of most people’s wardrobe. A unique print applied to clothing allows you to stand out from the crowd and show your  individuality. This is why the business of producing printed clothing is a multi-billion dollar industry. There are many different ways you can […]

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Guest Post: Sam from Ministry of Shirts Talks the All-Electric VOLT Automatic Screen Printing Press

We’re very thankful to Sam Austrin-Miner, owner of Ministry of Shirts in Armidale, Australia, for contributing this super informative article where he shares their experience of upgrading from manual presses to the all-electric Anatol VOLT automatic screen printing press. Read on to see what the upgrade meant to his business, and the steps the Ministry […]

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Anatol's VOLT Automatic Screen Printing Machine: Exploring the Differences Between AC-Electric and Servo Motors
Anatol’s VOLT Automatic Screen Printing Machine: Exploring the Differences Between AC-Electric and Servo Motors

Tech Corner with Héctor by Héctor Quintero Anatol’s VOLT series of all-electric automatic screen printing presses are set apart from other machines on the market by a motorized movement system that does not require the use of pneumatic components or an air compressor. Therefore, the operations necessary for screen printing on different textile products are […]

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Screen Printing That Pops
Screen Printing That Pops: Getting Started with Glitter Inks

Screen printing is a competitive industry, so it’s important to always be on the lookout for ways to separate your business from the pack. It’s hard to attract new customers (and retain existing ones) if you can’t catch their eye…and giving glitter ink a try can help you do just that!

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Types of fleece
Types of fleece: advantages & disadvantages

There’s still a couple more months of cold to deal with, but one thing that can help us get through it is fleece! You may have asked yourself, “What is fleece?” Fleece is a synthetic material made of polyester specially processed to create a material that is both thick and warm, yet light and soft. […]

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Tips for Taking High Quality Product Photos at Your Screen Printing Business
Tips for Taking High Quality Product Photos at Your Screen Printing Business

Learning how to create polished, professional product photos can help you take your screen printing business to the next level. Great product photos ensure that your business is seen in the best light possible. Mastering the basic steps of professional-looking product photos allows you to post top-notch images to your website and social media accounts, […]

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Managing Your Screen Printing Workflow
Managing Your Screen Printing Workflow: Tips for Scheduling Production More Effectively

Many screen printers struggle to keep their production running on schedule to meet the delivery dates they set for their customers. Too often, shops find themselves scrambling to meet the final deadline, which can lead to staff overtime and plenty of stress. Even worse, if you don’t deliver when you say you will, you risk […]

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How to Make the Most of Screen Printing for Athletic Teams and Events
How to Make the Most of Screen Printing for Athletic Teams and Events

Printing for sports — whether it’s local athletic teams or 5Ks and triathlons — is the bread and butter for many screen printing shops. If printing for athletic teams and events comprises a lot of your business, you need to be prepared to make the most of it. Many athletic teams or athletic event organizers […]

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Beyond the Basics: Helpful Tools for Your Screen Printing Shop
Beyond the Basics: Helpful Tools for Your Screen Printing Shop

Manual or automatic screen printing machine, flash cure unit, conveyor dryer, exposure unit, screens, squeegees: You know all of the major screen printing equipment you need to get your business up and running. Beyond those basics, there are plenty of tools you can use to help you run your shop more smoothly and efficiently and […]

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A History of Screen Printing: Tracing Our Industry's Roots
A History of Screen Printing: Tracing Our Industry’s Roots

Today’s screen printing shops are filled with advanced technology and sophisticated screen printing equipment. You separate your colors on computers and make your stencils with top-quality HD machines. You can find inks custom formulated to achieve just about any desired effect, and oftentimes, prints are laid down by automatic presses. You flash cure with high-powered […]

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The Top Screen Printing and Apparel Trends to Look out for in 2019
The Top Screen Printing and Apparel Trends to Look out for in 2019

January and February tend to bring a lull in the screen printing business, following the busy holiday season. With your screen printing equipment quieting down, this time of year offers the perfect opportunity to consider the screen printing and garment decoration trends for the year ahead. This way, you will be ready to meet customers’ […]

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How to Choose the Right Screen Printing Press for Your Shop
How to Choose the Right Screen Printing Press for Your Shop

If you are in the market for a new screen printing press for your shop, you’ve likely discovered that there are endless options for your new machine. It can be difficult to navigate all of the different types and know what tools and features you will find most useful in your shop. Here are some […]

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