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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.

2 year warranty seal

I’m sure this question has crossed the minds of every embroiderer - from start-up entrepreneur to seasoned professional. The temptation to save a significant amount of money on what is more than likely your largest expense (equipment) definitely warrants research.

Comparison of top three tabletop direct garment printers infographic

There are numerous DTG printer manufacturers on the market. Each one claims their printer has advantages and features that set it apart from the competition. 

Group of business professionals

When a typical start-up embroidery company opens its doors for the first days of business the staff usually consist of a single entrepreneur or sometimes a couple of good friends who form a simple working partnership.

Business plan graphic

THE BUSINESS PLAN: WHY YOU NEED TO CRAFT ONE

You have great contacts and tremendous design ideas. All you need to do is start your own t-shirt printing company, right?

Value graphic

When it comes to delivering your price, some embroiderers feel a lot of anxiety. Most of this is caused by the fear of confrontation with an upset customer or fear of a lost sale.

Printed shirt with fish and flag

“For best results, use a T-shirt that is 100% cotton with thick and tightly-woven material, and a cotton blend ratio of 100 to 50%. Since the print quality cannot always be guaranteed for some types of fabric, perform a test print first.”

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