Desperately Seeking Standards
The advantages of standardizing the screen-printing process are enormous when you look at your business on a weekly and monthly basis.
How much of your operation is standardized? Have you removed costly variables from as many steps in your workflow as possible? Those of you who have standard operating procedures in place know that it's an ongoing, ever-changing process. If you have yet to tackle this huge project in your business, now's the time.
It'll never be easier than it is today. The further along you get, and the more types of products you decorate, the more complicated standardization becomes. But never fear! The next issue of Screen Printing features a piece by long-time columnist Thomas Trimingham that addresses this very subject. Here's a taste:
The advantages of standardizing the screen-printing process are enormous when you look at your business on a weekly and monthly basis. All of the time savings that seem small will add up to big rewards as the months go by. The hardest part can often be just getting started, and then the challenge becomes focusing on what exactly to standardize within the printing process that will yield the best results.
Ready for more? Don't miss the June/July 2013 edition of Screen Printing magazine!