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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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April 12, 2022

Maximize your Wash Care Label with Tagless Printing

Pad Printers, Pads

Who among us has worn a shirt for the first time only to be distracted by the tags scratching at an uncomfortable place on your side? The obvious solution to such a nuisance is to quickly remove said tag. However, if one snips a tag, the important information provided on it is lost. Traditionally the

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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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January 20, 2022

GOTS Certification on Four Inks from the SB Eco Series Line

Industry Updates, Pad Printers

Inkcups receives GOTS Certification on four of the inks from the SB Eco Series Eco-Friendly Pad Printing Inks line. 

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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 5, 2021

Pad Printing Ink Viscosity Optimization Tips

How-To, Pad Printers, Pads

First time and seasoned ink mixers alike want to achieve the best results when it comes to printing. Practice, information, and the right pad printing ink viscosity can vastly improve your results. Read on to expand your theoretical knowledge to further your practical skills in the field.

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