T-shirt Printing Packages Under $5,000

One of the questions we hear most is ‘what’s the best start-up equipment for T-shirt printing?’   Given the wide range of options in this market, that’s a challenging question. There’s dye sublimation,  laser transfer, print and cut appliqués made with a digital printer and vinyl cutter, direct-to-garment printing, and good old fashioned screen printing. These […]



EnduraPRESS MP5 Mug Press

With the explosion of consumer demand in the decorated drinkware market, you may be thinking about ways to jump in and cash in. Decorated drinkware is booming. More and more of our customers are finding that this is a market ripe for entrepreneurial energy with low startup costs and healthy margins. We have already written […]


A Basic Guide to Color Space

Having been in the sign industry for over twelve years, I do know that it is very possible to design an object you can’t print. That may be interesting to philosophers, but it’s maddening for sign makers. This frustrating phenomenon generally befalls people who are making the transition from CAD processes to digital color. The color range used in vinyl and heat applied films is entirely different from the output available from a standard process printer. Most new printers assume the range is the same and struggle with managing their own and their customers’ expectations.