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November 17, 2022

Tagless Applications: Printing on Jackets with the ICN-200

Applications, Pad Printers

As New England begins to experience freezing temperatures, let’s explore the possibilities of tagless printing  on outerwear, specifically winter jackets. Printing on jackets with the ICN-200 will allow for larger image size than that of industry standard. When you hear the terms, “tagless printing” one might first picture exactly as the name implies, a piece

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November 10, 2022

Is Pad Printing Right for Your Business?

Applications, Pad Printers

Pad printing has been around for the greater part of the last 200 years. With longevity like that it is easy to deduce that pad printing keeps up with the current times. Pad printing continues to be a great option for businesses of every size thanks to low start up costs and continuous low operating

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October 27, 2022

Design Custom Tagless Labels with Inkcups

Applications, Pad Printers, Pads

Are you on the lookout for a simple way to connect with customers and differentiate your brand? Custom tagless labels are a personalized touch that requires little effort on your end. Customized labels hoists your product from generic to individualized in a few seconds. We’ll let you in on a little secret… customers notice the

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June 23, 2022

What is a Tag Free Neck Label?

Applications, Pad Printers

Almost every single item we purchase or own has some sort of label adhered to it. Even produce, such as apples and oranges have a label, avocados have a sticker saying, “soft when ripe”. Apparel is no different. In fact, our clothing labels contain vital information. A tag free neck label, or tagless neck label

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June 14, 2022

Get Started Pad Printing on Athleisure Today

Applications, Pad Printers

Even prior to the pandemic, before the days of endless Zoom calls and business attire from the waist up, athleisure was on the rise. The early 2000s presented a shift in trends for how and when to wear sports apparel. Today there is no shame in wearing joggers out for errands, or even if paired

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March 17, 2022

Eco Friendly Labels for Clothing

Applications, Pad Printers

Here at Inkcups we are working on more sustainable options for our planet every single day. Whether it be fueling our bodies and brains with healthy snacks in the break room, eliminating unnecessary waste, or offering new products that are meeting ever changing safety and compliance requirements. But what does that really mean? This blog

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December 21, 2021

ICN-200 for Tagless Applications Spotlight

Applications

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Isn’t that true with pad printing? Pad printing has been around for a long time, and for good reason! It’s a great option for printing on countless types of objects in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. Today we will be exploring the pad printer, ICN-200 for tagless

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October 21, 2021

Shirt Label Printing Method Considerations

Applications, Pad Printers

Has the time has come to make a decision regarding how to tackle shirt labels on your apparel? The age-old question is tagless or tearaway tag? Three main methods of shirt label printing methods of the tagless variety are: heat transfers, pad printing, or screen printing. For those not familiar with the term ‘tagless’, let’s

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August 12, 2021

Which Photopolymer Plate is Best for Tagless

Applications, Plates

There are two main competitors when it comes to plates for pad printing: laser etched and photopolymer. When comparing the two, laser plate making saves valuable time, typically 30 minutes. It is a more straight forward process leaving less room for human error. However, in the long run photopolymer plates will save you money as

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January 28, 2020

The 5 Best Applications for Tagless Labels

Applications

If you haven’t already, nows the time to go Tagless. Tagless pad printing is quickly becoming the industry standard for tagless labels. The number of applications is always growing as new garment markets are adopting the tagless solution. Here are our top 5: Tagless Labels for Shirts The term “shirt” is a broad term, but

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