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Why Sustainability Matters

Why Sustainability Matters

Let's talk about sustainability. As you may have heard, Earth Day just happened. Did you notice? Maybe you got outside and picked up some trash, or did something to make your community better. If so, good for you. Thanks! But if you…
21 Things to be Excited About in 2021

21 Things To Be Excited About In 2021

I don't know about you, but I'm very optimistic for 2021. There is a lot to be excited about, and to prove it I've compiled an unranked list of twenty-one things that I think are going to make this year fantastic for the decorated apparel industry. Check…

Where It All Goes

Curiosity got the best of me the other day.  I wanted to know what happens to the material when our recycling partner, Pioneer Industries, picks up from Visual Impressions and hauls it away.  Pioneer has been an integral part of our sustainability…

You Can’t Unbake a Biscuit – Embroidery Stabilizer Landfill Diversion Update

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A few months ago I was able to get some much needed help on a sustainability challenge that I have been struggling with for over a year.  Our shop has a recycling program, and our goal is to move as much material waste as we can into recycling…

9 Core Skills Every Apparel Decorator Should Master

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When I go to trade shows or industry networking events, I’m constantly amazed at the completely different stories from people about how they got into this industry.  It’s one of my favorite questions to ask, as it reveals so much about…

Vince Lombardi Was Wrong

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“Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing.”  That phrase has been closely associated with the legendary Green Bay Packer football coach, and often very widely quoted.  He supposedly used it as early as 1959 in his opening talk…