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Welcome to the Melco Blog! Here you will find articles about embroidery machine technology, direct to garment printing, t-shirt printing, embroidery business tips, and much more. These blog posts are written by Melco trainers, embroidery applications experts, and business experts. 

 

commercial embroidery machine

Investing in a multi-head machine is a big decision. Purchasing the right technology can take your business to new heights and give you the stability to continue expanding your business.

Direct to Garment Printer

“Screen printing is a dinosaur.” I heard that in 2007 when I bought my first DTG printer from the production manager of one of the largest screen print outfits in the country. 

Group of printers with thread spools on top

You simply love having the ability to take simple threads and weave them into something useful, beautiful, or meaningful. Now, how can you take your passion and skill for embroidery and make money with it?

Colorful embroidery close up

Thread tension is one of the critical elements of any automated embroidery process. Melco’s Acti-Feed™ system delivers thread from the spool to the garment with precise control, stitch after stitch, even at the highest operating speeds.

Gray and black Colorado Peaks hat

Baseball hat embroidery presents unique challenges to many embroiderers. No two cap brands or styles are the same. The panels are all cut differently and the front panels are backed and constructed differently.

Digital marketing written on notebook

You do not need a massive marketing budget to spread the word about your garment printing business. Building industry relationships, a website, basic knowledge of online marketing, and creative prospecting can take your business to new heights.

The Benefits For Epson F2000 Owners

White Epson printer ready to print

The Epson SureColor F2000 is the easiest, most user-friendly Direct to Garment printer to maintain on the market. One of the biggest advantages of the SC-F2000 is that the maintenance is prompted and preventative.

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