In the sublimation world there is the holiday gift giving season and then all of the rest. Most sublimators triple or quadruple their business during the holiday season, and a very popular product is a ceramic ornament that can be imaged on both side. Pressing one side than the next can be done, but many […]Read More How to Transfer a Double-Sided Ceramic Ornament
Sublimation is still growing in the garment decorating world and I really don’t see it slowing down anytime soon. As I mentioned in a recent Impressions article, the consumers and the retailers are demanding a faster turnaround time and smaller minimum order amounts. With the wider range of polyester fabrics available today, as compared to […]Read More Maximizing Your Profit by Choosing Sublimation
Sublimation as a process can be somewhat interpretive and there are at times many ways you can get from point A to point B and still make a product that could be salable But just because you can do it one way, does not mean that ultimately that is the best way to do it and in the long run […]Read More 5 Best Practices of a Good Sublimation Professional
The promotional products industry is estimated by PPAI to be a $21 billion dollar plus industry and growing according to their report from 2016. Many people think of the promotional products industry as a space for trinkets and trash or an occasional single color 50/50 shirt order. The space is so much more and if […]Read More Promotional Products Success with Sublimation
So you have heard of sublimation and maybe your customers are even asking you for sublimated items. Or maybe you are tired of dealing with dye migration or trying to find the right additives or other headaches related to decorating polyester. So you go to the ISS Show and find a sublimation printer and think you […]Read More The Wide World of Sublimation – Wide Format Sublimation
With dye-sublimation, you can turn any image into a vibrant and permanent memento or piece of art! Take a look into the printing and pressing process of one of the most popular items, an award plaque for sports teams.Read More Printing & Pressing A Sublimated Award Plaque
If you spend any time on the industry message boards or Facebook groups, the overwhelming theme for most people’s questions about equipment or supplies revolves around “I got the cheapest press I could find”, or “what do you think about this cheap ink?”. Unfortunately engaging in a conversation about the “cheap” item will end up […]Read More Is it possible to buy a GOOD/CHEAP (Insert Product Here)?
Q: If I’m a decorator that offers solely wearables, is there a way to calculate whether adding promotional products or personalized gift to my offerings will be profitable, or if it’s more practical to contract out such items?Read More Garment Decorator Looking to Add Promotional Products or Gift Items