Running a Multi-Machine Direct to Garment Production

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. Chris Freeman will be joining our show today. Chris has a long experience in multi-machine DTG production. We’ll discuss this concept, and how this same information relates to the single machine shop. Get some great insight from someone who has been a part of one of the largest Direct to Garment Production based decorating companies in the country.

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ThreadX and Niche Markets

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. Today we’ll be talking Niche Markets, REGGIE Awards, and we’ll start with a conversation on SGIA’s ThreadX with guests Greg Kitson from Mind’s Eye Graphics and Sarah Perkins from SGIA.

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Mobile Decorating and #2017REGGIES Awards Category Announcements

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. This week we will have a special guest Co-Host, Jimmy Lamb of Sawgrass Technologies. Terry is going to be on the show floor in Charlotte at the NBM show so after kicking off the show for us and giving us an update, we are going to let him go and bring in Jimmy to help Aaron with the show. Jimmy is going to tell us about Mobile Decoration and how you can increase your business by decorating onsite. Jimmy is also going to help us introduce the #2017REGGIES and get the nomination process kicked off.

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Industry Innovations with Ted Stahl

Ted Stahl and the 2 Regular Guys

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. The guys welcome to the show for the first time, a true industry pioneer and leader of the 85 year old GroupeStahl organization, Ted Stahl. Ted is going to share with us his take on the latest innovations and trends in the garment decorating industry, as well as tell us about some amazing new things his company is bringing to market. We will talk Dye Migrations, Heat Press technology and his take on where the industry is heading. Don’t miss this conversation.

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SGIA Expo Review and Max Profit

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. Aaron and Terry are just back from the SGIA Expo that was just held in New Orleans, LA and they will share the news, the latest and greats and general happening from the show for those that could be there and maybe just wanted a recap. They are also going to welcome back to the show Marshall Atkinson of Inksoft to tell us about an upcoming event they are hosting, called MaxProfit. We might even give away some tickets so tune in to find out.

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What’s Working Now – Dealing with Garment Decorating Disruption

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. We welcome back industry veteran, Mark Coudray to discuss the changes that continue to happen in our industry and to find out his thoughts on what is working now. As our industry changes and evolves we must also, and Mark give his insights on why some things are working (See Custom Ink) and why some things are failing (see Spreadshirt). We are also on the eve of SGIA coming next week, so we will be sharing some last minute tips and information from the staff at SGIA.

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Unique Marketing Approaches

Oklahoma Shirt Company

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. We interviewed Justin Lawrence from Oklahoma Shirt Company. They have some unique marketing approaches, and always good to hear from active decorators in the marketplace. Justin and his company are also involved in some unique fundraising program supporting good causes, so we will get the scoop on that as well. Learn from someone who has built their business from the ground up with lots of passion and culture.

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Screen Making Room Deep Dive

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. The screen making room is often where screen printers send employees who are not doing their job well, and this can cause big problems. We brought in Alan Howe from SAATICHEM to give us the rundown on why the screen making room should be one of the most important parts of your screen printing production facility. He will give us insight on what problem you can fix, just by making some minor changes to your screen making room.

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2018 Tradeshow Preparation

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast.  We talked tradeshow preparation for 2018, the good, the bad and the ugly, from the perspective of the attendee and the exhibitor. But we’ll start the show with a conversation with Greg Kitson with Mind’s Eye Graphics, discussing the Orlando ISS Show, and Hurricane Irma.

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That’s Just Not True

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. We’ll dig down into a fun subject titled “That’s Just Not True” where we’ll talk about myths and misinformation throughout our industry. We will cover several different techniques, like Embroidery, Direct to Garment, Sublimation and more. We don’t need to name names, just want to clear up some things and try to get the correct information shared. We know many times there are lots of ways to do things, but we are trying to get to the best way to do things so people can maximize their profits.

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