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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…

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…

#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…

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.…

Communication Breakdown: Staying in Touch When You Can’t Touch Anybody or Even Come Near Them

Probably our posts hourly should consist of only instructions to maintain social distancing, telling you not to even think of going near anyone if you feel sick, and to wash your hands. These are frightening times and every topic that is not about the pandemic seems frivolous in the face of the life and death…