Indianapolis, IN

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A Screen Printer’s Survival Guide, with Lon Winters

eventOctober 5, 2024
schedule11:00 am - 12:30 pm CT

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Accelerate your screen print apparel decoration and production workflow with new ideas from an industry expert. Lon Winters, of Graphic Elephants, is a long-time GPX and GRAPHICS PRO columnist, contributor and ambassador to the apparel community. In this session, Winters will help you take your printing business to the next level. Add value to your decorated apparel customers by offering unique solutions. Learn how to incorporate technology and software into your printing business to scale up and boost revenue. We’ll detail the basics as a refresher, but also dive into intermediate and advanced techniques and workflow. Topics include art, screen-print separations, screen making, registration systems, on-press components, and more. Improve shop efficiency and productivity while learning excellent techniques for high-impact, profitable screen printing. Learn how to add value and increase profits by offering unique solutions. This session is built for the beginner, intermediate or experienced screen-printing business owners, artists, production managers, and printers.


  • Lon Winters
    President & Founder
    Graphic Elephants
    At 21 years old, Lon Winters was the production manager for Ocean Pacific and started his 30+ year career reclaiming screens. His companies have won 50+ garment decorating awards and honors, and he's served 15+ years as an honorary Golden Image Judge, published hundreds of articles and columns, led various industry seminars and workshops, and consulted on projects large and small. He's the president and founder of Colorado-based Graphic Elephants, an international consulting firm and apparel decoration studio specializing in screen printing technical advances, plant design, layout, troubleshooting, productivity, quality analysis and complete apparel decorating solutions. He was inducted into the Academy of Screen Printing Technology in 2013 and is recognized for his contribution to the graphic printing industry. Visit

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