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Press On Episode 2 Addendum: Lauren Roberts of Printed Threads

The Press On video series is a collaboration between the Ink Kitchen and our friends at Bella+Canvas, Ryonet, and Impressions.  This series aims to capture some of what everybody in our community is feeling during this unprecedented time. In this addendum to Episode 2, Lauren Roberts, of Printed Threads, shares her experience.

Press On Episode 2: Slowing Down, Moving Forward

This week in Episode 2 of Press On, we talked to printers all over the country to find out how shops are dealing with shut downs, slow downs and employee furloughs. They shared their frustrations and their advice. Financial relief in the form of SBA loans and grants was another major topic of the past…

Press On Video Series Episode 1 Addendum: Night Owls

Last week we launched the Press On video series with the help of our friends at Bella+Canvas, Ryonet, and Impressions.  This series aims to capture some of what everybody in our community is feeling during this unprecedented time. In this addendum to Episode 1, Eric and Val Solomon, of Night Owls, share their experience. #LETSPRESSON…

Shop Talk at Impressions Expo Long Beach 2020: Trends in the Garment Industry with Dov Charney

Industry legend and visionary, Dov Charney, of Los Angeles Apparel, talks trends in the garment industry at Shop Talk Impressions Expo Long Beach 2020…

Keeping The Lights On– Paycheck Protection Program

UPDATE 4/1: The application for Paycheck Protection Loans is now available for download at the Treasury Department’s website. Lenders will start accepting applications this Friday, April 3. There is a cap on the amount of funding available, so submit as soon as you can. Last week Congress passed the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief and…

Misprint Monday: Getting Kicked When You are Down

Most of us are hurting right now. The past 2 weeks have been devastating in so many ways. We have laid people off, looked the screen printing grim reaper in the eye, or even worse, have seen loved ones getting sick. Last Friday a large storm rolled through Fort Worth and a lighting strike hit…

#LetsPressOn

Please check out this video (series) that the Ink Kitchen worked on with Bella+Canvas and Ryonet and Impressions and some decorators around the country.  We hope this captures some of what everybody is feeling, and we hope that others will share their feelings and their helpful thoughts and information as the series goes on. Despite…

Times Are Tough. Let’s Press On

Times are tough. We all know it and feel it. And it’s times like this that we need community more than ever. We’ve reached out to people in the garment decoration industry across the country to check in and see how they’re dealing with the situation. Press On, a new video series made in collaboration…

Shop Talk at Impressions Expo Long Beach 2020: Managing Cash-Flow with Ryan Moor

Managing cash-flow is an important skill for any small business owner and in these most uncertain times, the subject is more relevant than ever.  Ryan Moor, Founder of Ryonet, Allmade, and ROQ.US, was gracious enough to sit down with us at Shop Talk to share his experience…

Apparel Industry Mobilizes to Help in Time of Crisis

As the nation’s hospitals face shortages of personal protection equipment due to the coronavirus, garment manufacturers are stepping up to help resolve the shortage of face masks for hospital personnel. At the request of the federal government, Hanes has recently started to switch over from the manufacture of apparel to the production of cotton masks.…

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