Translating ideas into objects requires the right tools.

There are plenty of possible ways to print your message. The best method depends on a number of factors, including the number of items required, the number of colours necessary, budget, time constraints, and intended use.

Because we think it can be helpful, even inspiring, to learn about the printing production process, we’ve outlined some of our major branding and decoration techniques here, to give you an idea of what’s possible and what might best fulfill your custom printing needs. Whether you’re looking to customize just 1 item or thousands, we can make it happen.

Our Printing Methods

Silk screen printing in Edmonton for t shirts, hoodies and other apparel

Screen Printing

Screen printing is a decoration technique that’s been around for ages. Today, we use screen printing as the most economical way to print to apparel like T-shirts, hoodies, jerseys, and more when doing medium- to large-volume orders. For one or two colour designs, we have a screen print minimum of just 12 pieces with the…

Direct to garment printing

What is DTG printing? Direct to garment printing is a newer, digital technology that lets us output any electronic form of artwork directly from a computer. It’s sent to a printer that looks similar to one on your desktop at home, except it doesn’t print on paper. That’s right, it can print a full colour…

Thermal printing for garments and promotional items.

Thermal printing

Thermal printing is another digital printing method that allows us to print products with no minimum order. Thermal printing process We can print a full colour photo-quality image to polyurethane media, and shape cut it, then fix it to the garment or item with a thermal press. This is not the same technique as using…

Dye sublimation printing for photo-quality full-colour imaging.

Dye sublimation printing

The product offering using the dye sublimation printing method is massive. This is also a digital imprinting method, so sublimation makes photo-quality full-colour imaging with no minimum order requirement possible. What is dye sublimation? We output the image to a transfer paper using a computer and sublimation printer. The image is then applied to the…

Large format printing services Edmonton.

Large Format Printing

Our large format printers have the ability to print to a number of different media types, and they’re loaded with a contour cut engine too. This means we can print and cut your artwork to create a number of different products. Large format digital printing process These printers output the print files from a computer,…

Custom embroidery for your hats, jerseys or corporate wear.

Custom embroidery

Custom embroidery is different from our other decoration methods as it’s the only method we offer that is not print. We’re stitching your artwork or logo to the item or garment using an industrial embroidery machine. Preparing your custom embroidery artwork To prepare for embroidering, your artwork needs to be optimized. The term for optimizing…

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Custom apparel

Did you know our production facility in Edmonton offers custom apparel screen printing, embroidery, dye sublimation, thermal imprinting, and direct to garment printing? We know it’s hard to believe, but it’s true! This means Print Machine can brand any apparel or textile item, using 1 or a combination of these methods, right in YEG. We…

Printing on Provided Products

Do you already have the item or product you want to print on? We might be able to help! Please contact us directly at or 587 521 1474 to discuss what you are hoping for!

Print Machine Edmonton's no minimum order required promotional products.

No minimum orders custom printing

You think it, we ink it! Did you know Print Machine offers select items with no minimum order? Subsections of our product catalogues are available if you’re looking for no minimum orders for apparel (t-shirts, hoodies, hats, etc.), or for promotional products (coffee mugs, water bottles, tote bags, stickers, etc.). Feel free to stop in at…

Product fulfillment

Print Machine offers product fulfillment services, acting as a sales broker and distributor for a number of other product lines. If there is a print/branding/decoration method out there and we don’t offer it as part of our in-house services, we do offer it from our broker services. Pad printing, laser engraving, offset printing, laser cutting,…

Ready to start our custom printing?

If you’ve already done tons of printing and have artwork ready, get in touch and we can start today. If you need a little help, advice on what process to use or how to keep costs down and quality high, we’ll happily walk you through it. Otherwise, start looking through the custom apparel or promotional products to get started.