M&R to Host the SGIA Road Trip


  • VenueM&R Corporate Headquarters
  • Location440 Medinah Road, Roselle, IL 60172, USA
  • Event TypeTextile / Digital / Litho / Graphics
Roselle, IL, USA—The M&R Companies are pleased to announce that SGIA’s Road Trip: Apparel Decorating for Insiders will take place at M&R’s headquarters in Roselle, Illinois on June 9-10, 2017. Event sponsors include EasiWay Systems Inc, Fruit of the Loom, and Rutland Plastic Technologies, Inc.

Industry icon Charlie Taublieb, founder and owner of Taublieb Consulting, will lead two days of comprehensive training in prepress and printing techniques. The workshop will also include a tour of M&R’s manufacturing facilities and a visit to Culture Studio’s 50,000-square foot garment-decorating facility.

“The Road Trip format adds opportunity to convenience because it gives attendees access to top-notch facilities,” said Johnny Shell, SGIA’s Vice President of Technical Services. “M&R and Culture Studio are industry-leading operations. We’re very grateful to both of them for opening their doors to us for this workshop event."

Said M&R’s President & CEO, Rich Hoffman, “SGIA is devoted to fulfilling its mission statement [“SGIA will continually strive to be the foremost resource for information and education within the specialty imaging industry”], so we were honored to be asked to participate. We have worked with SGIA on numerous occasions, and we are happy to help the SGIA team with this important educational program.”

The workshop is aimed at company owners, prepress teams, screen-making specialists, and production managers, but virtually everyone involved in digital and screen printing will find it beneficial. Training will include demonstrations and hands-on experience.

According to SGIA, the workshop will include:
  • Advanced screen making techniques using the latest high-tech equipment
  • Press setup and registration
  • Critical factors for printing and curing today’s inks: plastisol, water-based, HSAs and special effects
  • Advanced printing techniques
Apparel Decorating for Insiders is $299.00, with a 25% discount for SGIA members. The workshop will run from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM each day. Dinner will be provided the first day. Lunch will be provided both days.

Additional details on course curriculum—and a link to enroll in the course—can be found here. Just click on “Add to cart”. If you’re interested, don’t delay. There are only 18 slots available.

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