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Third-Generation Stamp Maker Adds Screen Printing of Garments, Signage

Third-Generation Stamp Maker Adds Screen Printing of Garments, Signage
Rubber stamps have been the mainstay of Advance Stamp & Sign Co. since Bernie Sitron opened his doors three generations...

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Five Reasons Automatic Screen Printing Shops Need a Manual Press

Five Reasons Automatic Screen Printing Shops Need a Manual Press
An automatic screen printing press may out-produce a manual press many times over, but it does not eliminate the need for one...

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T-Shirt Screen Printing Puts Pink<br /> in the Black

T-Shirt Screen Printing Puts Pink
in the Black

Dylan Houser and Woody Kumetat of Pink's Inks love the color pink. "We have a pink logo, pink packing tape, pink mailers, pink...

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Vehicle Wrapping Business Adds Textile Screen Printing

Vehicle Wrapping Business Adds Textile Screen Printing
Scribbles & Drips specializes in vehicle wrapping, lettering and large format signage-and more recently screen printing...

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Pros and Cons of Heat Presses, Flash Cure Units and Conveyor Dryers for Direct-to-Garment Printing

Pros and Cons of Heat Presses, Flash Cure Units and Conveyor Dryers for Direct-to-Garment Printing
Most Direct-To-Garment printing requires fabrics to be sprayed with a pretreatment that prevents water-based inks from being...

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Print Shop Pairs DTG Inkjet with DTG Dryer to Boost Quality, Capacity

Print Shop Pairs DTG Inkjet with DTG Dryer to Boost Quality, Capacity
C&C Quality Printing, Inc. has grown from a small offset printer to an advanced, full-service print shop...

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Army Vet Launches Screen Printing Business

Army Vet Launches Screen Printing Business
Jason Juranis is no stranger to hard work. His stepfather, a former marine who served in Vietnam, was a taskmaster who demanded...

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Improve Profitability with Proper Screen Care and Cleaning

Improve Profitability with Proper Screen Care and Cleaning
Screens are the lifeblood of a screen printing operation, so your profitability can depend on how well you maintain imaging performance...

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Sign Printer Turned Apparel Printer Handles High Growth with Equipment Upgrades

Sign Printer Turned Apparel Printer Handles High Growth with Equipment Upgrades
Doyle Rogers is not only good at making signs; he's good at reading them...

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Screen Printer Slashes Prepress and Garment Drying Times

Screen Printer Slashes Prepress and Garment Drying Times
Chris Newcomer conceived the name BigPlanetApparel on a trip to Costa Rica. "I love to travel, and our planet is such a...

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Builder of Race Engines Builds High Performance Screen Printing Business

Builder of Race Engines Builds High Performance Screen Printing Business
John Fitzgerald, owner of Letters and Graphics by Fitz, is a hard worker with a sharp eye for...

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Manual Printing Press Transforms Hobby into High-Wattage Business

Manual Printing Press Transforms Hobby into High-Wattage Business
It seems fitting that Hi Voltage Productions, Mike Ritchey's aptly named printing business, occupies a former 5,000 sq ft (465 sq m)...

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Screen Printing Press Replicates Out-of-Register Look

Screen Printing Press Replicates Out-of-Register Look
When Robert Bailey started his own clothing line, he had no idea that his lack of screen-printing knowledge and funds would...

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Four-Color Offset Printer Adds Textile Screen Printing

Four-Color Offset Printer Adds Textile Screen Printing
A four-color offset printer since 1992, Copper Island Printing broke into screen printing of garments at the recommendation of press...

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Large Delaware Screen Printer Fuels Rapid Growth with Productivity

Large Delaware Screen Printer Fuels Rapid Growth with Productivity
Established in December, 2008 with one 4-color manual screen printing press, MiddletownInk has grown in less than...

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T-Shirts to Medical Trays, How to Match a Conveyor Dryer to Your Screen Printing Application

T-Shirts to Medical Trays, How to Match a Conveyor Dryer to Your Screen Printing Application
One of the most critical steps in the screen printing process is drying, or curing, of ink ...

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Screen Printing Addition Predominates Custom Embroidery Shop

Screen Printing Addition Predominates Custom Embroidery Shop
When Bobby Smith opened Elite Embroidery in 2002, he specialized in limited quantities of custom embroidered apparel...

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Social Media Savvy Screen Printer Growing 30 Percent Per Year

Social Media Savvy Screen Printer Growing 30 Percent Per Year
Since its founding in 2007, Four Ambition LLC has grown an average of 30 percent annually...

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Medicraft Screen Printed Surgical Trays Withstand Repeated Autoclaving

Medicraft Screen Printed Surgical Trays Withstand Repeated Autoclaving
Few quality standards are more stringent than those for a hospital operating suite. Identifying the proper surgical instrument...

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Screen Printed Metal Parts Cure Fast in Same Drying Cabinet as Screens

Screen Printed Metal Parts Cure Fast in Same Drying Cabinet as Screens
ScreenTech, Inc. has built a thriving business by screen-printing on an endless variety of industrial metal components for electronics...

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Hugely Successful Screen Printer Relies on Innovation, Vastex Equipment

Hugely Successful Screen Printer Relies on Innovation, Vastex Equipment
Jed Taylor once surfed websites and drove hundreds of miles to find a great deal...

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Proper Screen Drying and Prevention of Contamination

Proper Screen Drying and Prevention of Contamination
Screens are the most critical part of the screen printing process. Proper drying and prevention of contamination are important...

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Tricks for the Screen Printer

Tricks for the Screen Printer
This article contains three specific production actions and one set of helpful tips....

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Emulsion Information<br /> for the Screen Printer

Emulsion Information
for the Screen Printer

Screen printers have available six types of photoreactive stencil materials...

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Screen Frame Information<br /> for the Screen Printer

Screen Frame Information
for the Screen Printer

There are basically only two types of frames, Static and Retensionable...

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Mesh Information<br /> for the Screen Printer

Mesh Information
for the Screen Printer

There are many types of mesh fabrics available and they can be made from...

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