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Golden State Warriors, 2017 NBA Finals Champs?

If you’ve engaged in “hot market” printing, specifically for MLB or NBA in which championships are determined by the winner of a best of seven series, you understand the anxiety and significant effort which goes into preparing your print shop for each potential series clinching game; adjusting your regular production schedule, setting up multiple presses,…

4th Annual Nashville Honkytonk Hoedown

Good music, good beer, and good times, it’s the 4th Annual Nashville Honkytonk Hoedown!

iQ Digital – Hands-On Testing

When unveiled at the SGIA Expo last year MHM’s iQ Digital showed serious potential of being the first DTG solution for high-volume production in garment printing.  We couldn’t wait to get our hands on this new technology, so when MHM invited us to play I booked my flight to visit the Arioli Group, parent company of MHM and developer of the digital…

Web Wednesday: Fonts In Use – Type at Work in the Real World

Fonts In Use typography archive is a terrific resource for graphic designers (or pseudo-graphic designers such as myself).  Have fun…

How Much do I Love these Lasers?

In 2015 I wrote about implementing a laser positioning system by Lase-it.  It seems everyday we have some sort of project which reminds me how happy I am that we made this investment.  Today we are printing these uber expensive (and very nice for us distance runners) paneled singlets.  Precision placement of the “Rebels” text on the biased panel, not a…

ISS Long Beach 2017: See You Soon…

ISS Long Beach 2017 starts this Friday!  We’re printing live at Hirsch, booth #1637.  See you soon…

Amazon Vying for Bankrupt American Apparel

News broke last week that a host of companies are now vying for bankrupt American Apparel.  Most notable among these companies is, of course, Amazon.  Aside from the obvious brand recognition of American Apparel, there is plenty of speculation around Amazon’s motivation to aquire this storied company from private labeling opportunities to supply chain and…

Some Killer Marketing

We could all take a lesson in marketing from SanMar & Hanes with this co-branded piece.  Over-zipper printing courtesy of some dude named Rick Roth 🙂      

Damaged Goods

We recently started offering fulfillment services.  There is so much to learn about the fulfillment business, from pick-and-pack to inventory control to high-volume shipping.  It’s both intimidating and exciting. On a humorous note, processing returns creates some spontaneous moments of laughter.  When product is damaged in shipping it can really get bad…

MHM’s iQ-Digital is Real

Working with MHM’s iQ Digital this morning and I’m starting to believe this is the future of garment decoration.  More to follow…  

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