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With building and sustaining any kind of technology-based eco-system and community, there opens many pathways to embracing automation. To that end, we're fired up to announce our latest avenue: Classifieds that ROQ.
Follow ROQ.US President Ross Hunter and Dallas MacKay of Opake Screen Printing as they prep and reveal "ROXY" -- the official ROQ.US Tour Bus. #ROQUSTour
To support our democracy-based Republic, and in solidarity and celebration of #NationalVoterRegistrationDay, we are happy to share this powerful video to encourage you and yours to #VoteWithLove!
We sat down with ROQ.US Channel Manager Brian Richards to discuss the some of the biggest reasons screen printers hold back from diving into automation and some of the most impactful mindset shifts that can empower you to take advantage of the best options available.

“Most of the world will make decisions by either guessing or using their gut. They will be either lucky or wrong.” Suhail Doshi

One of the biggest lessons I’ve learned in business is that data, correct data, does not lie, and when we can learn to both measure and analyze the data in our business and industry, we can make better decisions for a better tomorrow. 

 

When it comes to automating your screen printing business, the next level in automation is to automate that automation even further. Enter the ROQ Barcode Label Printer, stage right.
Typically, a “dry run” refers to a dress rehearsal… but not in this case. Your ROQ.US Dry Run Quartz Flash Dryer is designed to give you a winning performance at a budget price regardless if you're running from a manual or an auto setup.

Over the past couple months, we've somehow hosted 8 episodes of the #ROQShopTalk Podcast already and we're excited to take today to share that we've begun adding video versions of each episode for you and for anyone who prefers to watch over listen. 

For your infotainment, we welcome you to check out the episodes thus far on our YouTube channel, compiled for you here for quick access. We look forward to picking back up next week with the subject of The Pro Tunnels & Flash Dryers the Pros Use! 

We sat virtually sat down with ROQ.US's Automation Solution Expert, Rob Welch, to answer a few of our most commonly-asked questions from those currently working from a manual-operated shop, and from those new to the screen printing field. 

This topic is all about the automatic differences you'll experience after switching/going to an automatic press. 

In efforts to streamline & to ensure your best service experience with us, ROQ.US's Director of Automated Products Group, Mark Shoman, has compiled the following tips to help you get the assistance you need when you need it most. 

"When you purchase into a ROQ you become a family member and we will treat you as such." ~ APG Director Mark Shoman
In this second edition of our special guest blog series VOICES IN THE SCREEN PRINTING INDUSTRY, to continue bringing a variety of voices throughout our industry to the forefront to have the deepest and the most helpful conversations around critical topics affecting our lives, and in efforts to better understand real experiences by real leaders in our field, we reached out to screen printing pro Jennie Livesey of It's a Z Shirt to gain her perspective on the topic of Women in the Screen Printing industry.
Foiling plans typically carries unsavory connotations, but this is one case where foil can separate yourself from your competition. Being able to offer special effects to your customer base puts you at the top of mind when it comes to advanced garment decoration. Being able to automate your foil effect process cuts out the guesswork and ensures pristine quality for each print.  
It is our honor and privileged duty to continue bringing a variety of voices throughout our industry to the forefront to have deeper and the most helpful conversations around critical topics affecting our lives. In efforts to better understand real experiences by real leaders in our field, we reached out to screen printing pro Nick Burton of Eternal Designs who graciously shared some powerful insights with us and we invite you to read his perspective below so that we may continue to press onward to a more diverse and inclusive and compassionate industry.