Unlike embroidery, the substrate is not the driving force in price.
It's the number of print colors and number of locations that drives the price up.
This is for good reason. When you add colors and locations, you add time and labor.
If you keep the number of colors lower you'll pay less, but that mostly applies to manual presses and not the automated and faster machines. On a manual press it's more labor. On an automatic press another color is mostly just more ink. Of course there's value there, but it in no way slows down the printing process.
The number of locations, regardless of printing manually or automatic,
does have an impact on price because it's a second or third pass on press.
We utilize both manual and automatic because printing 3,000 shirts takes a
long time manually, but can be done in a single day on an automatic press.
Whatever your order calls for, we will choose the correct process to meet delivery timelines and pricing efficiencies.
It's what we do.
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