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March 7th, 2019
Tracing Our Industrys Roots A History of Screen Printing

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 […]

February 4th, 2019

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 […]

August 30th, 2018

The best screen printing results always begin with well-executed pre-press. It’s easy to think of your screen printing press as the backbone of your operation. But remember, a press can only deliver quality prints if it’s printing through quality screens. Your screens deserve as much attention as any other part of your setup, because no […]

July 12th, 2018

A high quality screen printing run depends on ink with the right color and the right consistency. Here are some tips for achieving that! Mixing inks can be one of the most stressful parts of screen printing. It involves trying to get the right ink color, texture and final effect. You can reduce the stress […]

June 11th, 2018

A high quality multicolor screen print depends on tight registration – here are some ways to achieve it! This article was written for by Michael Jirasek Once upon a time… Some people viewed it as an art that could not be taught. To others it was a mystery that only a special few with “the eye” […]

May 24th, 2018

While many factors determine the quality of your screen prints, it’s especially important not to overlook the condition of your pallets!  This article was written for by Michael Jirasek  It’s a part of the screen printing press that is known by many names – pallet, platen, shirtboard – to name a few of the more common descriptions. They’ve […]

February 8th, 2018

Screen printing remains the top method for garment decoration for a variety of reasons. It’s a straightforward, versatile and time-tested process that’s economical for high-volume printing and delivers great results on almost any substrate. However, emerging new technologies have created some doubts about screen printing’s future. So where might the screen printing industry be headed in coming years?

February 8th, 2018

Today’s screen printing industry seems like a completely modern endeavor, with computer-based design, commercial-grade electric screen printing machines,  special effects inks, UV lights and commercial dryers. The reality, however, is that screen printing has had a long history, evolving through the ages as people look for different ways to decorate paper, material and even buildings. So how did the high-tech screen printing industry of today come about?

September 8th, 2017

Everybody makes mistakes, but in the screen printing business, mistakes can cost you money.

June 13th, 2016

Visited a screen printing trade show lately? If you’re a manual printer who’s just seen an automatic press in action, you might think “there’s no way I can keep pushing a squeegee!”

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