All Things Heat Press

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(Sponsored by PRINTING United) Greg Farmer and Cris Saunders with Insta Graphic Systems will be joining Aaron and Terry. The conversation will be “All Things Heat Press” where we’ll discuss using a heat press in any decorating business. What can we do with a heat press? What press is best for what you want to accomplish? How has heat press customization changed over the past few years? If you have questions about heat presses, this is the show for you!

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Aaron: We’d like to welcome into the show Greg Farmer and Cris Saunders with Insta Graphic Systems. Tell us a little about your background. Cris, let’s start with you.

Terry: We have to ask both of you about the cheap $300 import heat presses you see on Amazon, etc. Greg, let’s start with you. Comments on these machines?

Aaron: Cris, for the decorator who wants to customize a variety of products, is there a particular style heat press you recommend?

Terry: Greg, let’s talk about items that will help the current decorator make an easy transition into heat press products.

Aaron: Cris, along these lines are there customizable items that tend to offer higher margins?

Terry: Cris, holidays are upon us. Are there some items in particular you would recommend marketing in this season?

Aaron: Greg, we’re all familiar with the traditional screen printed transfer applied using a heat press. What other decoration methods can you tell us about?

Terry: Cris, there are a lot of decorators who own a cap heat press. Is there anything beyond caps that we can use this fairly uniquely designed press for?

Aaron: Greg, a new decoration method entered our world nearly 20 years ago. Let’s talk about DTG printing and curing with a heat press.

Terry: Cris, I think there’s some assumption in the industry that a heat press and its uses haven’t necessarily changed over the years. Talk to us about how transfer applications have evolved over the past 10 years or so.

Aaron: Greg, it’s a just-in-time world today. How has customization and just-in-time manufacturing impacted the transfer world?

Aaron: How can our listeners find Insta Graphic Systems and you individually? Greg, let’s start with you.

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