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How to Create a Distressed Look While Screen Printing

Posted by Mary Yaeger on 3/2/2018

Cozy, comfortable and lived-in looking screen prints are all the rage now. Distressed prints look more relaxed and customers have gravitated toward this style for years. Luckily for screen printers, it is easier to achieve this look than you might think.

Tips for Installing Your First Automatic Press

Posted by Mary Yaeger on 2/27/2018
You have put a lot of thought and money into buying your first automatic press, but purchasing is just the first step. 

Manual Vs. Automatic Press: Which One is Right for You?

Posted by Mary Yaeger on 2/21/2018
When expanding your screen printing shop the number one questions becomes should you buy a manual press or an automatic press? We put this article together to help you decide which one is right for your shop.

Union Plasticharge - Discharge Printing Without The Hassle

Posted by Allen Wesson on 2/5/2018

If you have been screen printing or even just investigating screen printing for any time at all you have doubtless crossed the term 'discharge printing'.  What does it mean?  What are the benefits and techniques?  Is there a simpler, easier way to achieve the same results?

Rubber vs. Uncoated Platens

Posted by Mary Yaeger on 1/23/2018
Rubber vs. Uncoated Platens - which one should you choose? 

Answering: The Pros and Cons of Free Shipping

Posted by Mary Yaeger on 1/17/2018

As your screen printing shop grows you may start to consider ways to beat out the competition. The biggest question you will probably ask yourself will be: “will free shipping help with sales”. Before you jump into the deep end, we’ve got a few tips we want to share along with the pros and cons of offering free shipping. 

How do I Determine What Specialty Inks to Purchase?

Posted by Mary Yaeger on 12/28/2017
Specialty inks come into play when color alone isn’t enough for your customers. There are several types to choose from – dimensional inks, glitters, metallic, discharge. 

How to Sell on Social Media

Posted by Mary Yaeger on 12/15/2017

Selling on social media is an interesting topic. A few years ago, you could skate by with a simple e-commerce site, streamlined checkout process and paying a little extra for search engine optimization and online marketing. Today? You've got a few more things to consider.