State of Apparel Manufacturing

STATE OF APPAREL MANUFACTURING

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. Over the years we have talked all sorts of techniques for decorating, but rarely have we discussed the actual blank products that you are decorating on. Well, this week we are going to tackle that subject with the VP of Activewear Marketing/Merchandising for Fruit of the Loom/JERZEES. Jeanene Edwards will be joining us to discuss the state of apparel manufacturing, current trends, and tips that decorators can use. Plus enjoy the 2 Regular Guys having a little fun by asking the hard-hitting questions about The Fruit Guys.

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Garment Decorating Trade Shows, Spring 2017

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. On this week’s show, we discussed the upcoming spring garment decorating trade shows to help you schedule your travel and understand what going to be happening at the events. We will welcome in Dave Pomeroy from the NBM Shows to discuss their upcoming shows and 2018 schedule. We also had Erich Campbell and Jimmy Lamb in to discuss the DAX garment decorating trade shows.

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An Hour with Lon Winters of Graphic Elephants, LLC

Lon Winters

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. On this week’s program, we’ll welcome industry veteran and icon Lon Winters of Graphic Elephants onto the show to discuss his 30+ years in the industry and his time as a screen printing expert. Lon is founder and president of Print This, Inc. and Graphic Elephants, LLC.

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Printwear Shop Tuneup Review and Sublimation Operating Costs

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. Terry and Aaron will have a conversation with Erich Campbell from Black Duck Embroidery and Screen Printing on his recent Printwear Shop Tune Up visit with It Takes A Stitch! On the second half of the show, we’ll dig into the startup costs and sublimation operating costs of both small format and large format sublimation printing.

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Embroidery Shop Tune Up with Printwear

April 8th Show Audio

Please find some links and notes from the 2 Regular Guys Podcast. Terry and Aaron welcome in for the first time Carly Hollman-Long, the Executive Editor of Printwear Magazine. We will also be joined by Erich Campbell of Black Duck and we will talk with both of them about the upcoming Shop Tune Up Printwear Magazine is giving away with Erich Campbell as the consultant. This is a great opportunity for Embroidery Shops around the country and we are going to discuss why. 

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Heat Presses – Making Sense of all the Options

With multiple heat press manufactures and multiple options from each, you have hundreds of different options/choices to make when choosing a heat press that is right for your business. In this article we will explore 4 of the main characteristic differences that you need to be aware of so you can figure out which press is going to be best for your business. These differences do not necessarily make one type better than the other, but understanding the pros and cons of each will allow you to identify the variables that will make one right for you over another. Continue reading