Month: March 2021

Top Eco-Friendly Shops Share Their Sustainable Tips

As Earth Day rolls around again, it’s time to turn your shop more sustainably minded. If you’ve been looking for ways to do it, you’re in luck. We’ve put together key ways top shops have made the move to go more eco to inspire you.

“Sustainability in your printing operation isn’t one and done,” says Marcia Kinter, vice president of Government & Regulatory Affairs at PRINTING United Alliance. “It’s not just about getting an ‘eco-friendly’ product out the door. It’s an ongoing process that includes whether you offer good, safe working conditions and if you use pesticides on your landscaping. It’s a sustainable look at your entire operation.”

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Ready to Invest in Decorating Equipment? Here’s What You Need to Know for 2021

As we’ve headed into a new year in a pandemic state of mind, it’s usual for decorated apparel pros to review their business plans and consider adding new decorating equipment: embroidery machines, screen-printing presses, DTG printers, sublimation printers, heat presses and the like. 

However, the way you approach these investments probably will look a little different. We asked decorated apparel industry veterans to weigh in on the trends—automation, print-on-demand and more—that will impact how you purchase equipment in 2021.

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