Embroidery Machines For Sale

Embroidery Machines For Sale:

For over 20 years Emtech have been supplying industrial embroidery machines, associated equipment and software to the embroidery industry in South Africa and the entire sub Saharan Africa. 

Click on the links below to find out more inforamtion on each of the highlighted models. If you can’t find what you’re looking for, please contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

Why Should I Start an Embroidery Business?


If you’re passionate about embroidery, one of the main reasons that people start their embroidery businesses is because of their sheer love for it.

If you can go to work every day and work with your biggest passion, can you really consider that as work? Having a job that you love is something that a lot of people can only dream of.

If you’re not thinking of entering into the industry for the love of embroidery, then maybe the profitability of the industry might take your fancy.

But why is the industry so profitable?

Well, embroidery is everywhere. Everybody buys embroidered goods, especially businesses. Uniforms that are embroidered have more of a regal impression and look a lot classier than a  print.

Embroidery is also a lot more durable and long-lasting. So, there’s always a demand for embroidered goods.

The scope for growth in the embroidery industry is large and that’s the main reason why embroidery businesses are growing in popularity.

A lot of people like the flexibility that comes with owning your own embroidery business. You can be your own boss, which means that you can work your own hours and not have to report to anybody.

The freedom and flexibility of your own embroidery business allows you to take on as much work as you desire.

What Skills Are Needed?

Before you start your business you’ll need to weigh up whether you have the correct skills or not. If you don’t, that doesn’t mean you can’t start your embroidery business.

It just means that you’re going to have to recruit a team of staff that will help you achieve your goals and grow your business.

There are no specific qualifications that you need to take care of the production side of the business. Machine operation and knowledge of the different fabrics and stitching will come from extensive training and experience – there are different techniques of embroidery dependent upon the materials used.

Good quality embroidery products can be rooted back to the design phase. So, you’re going to need to be a design-focused person. If you can’t produce strong designs to the customer, then they’re not going to trust you with the final product, are they?

With the advancement of modern technology, designs aren’t limited to what you can get down on paper. A lot of machines work hand in hand with design software, so basic computer design knowledge and the ability to operate design software is necessary.

Once you start up your embroidery business, you’re now an entrepreneur. Which means that you’re going to have to possess business operation skills too. Embroidery companies tend to operate on quick turnaround times, so your time-management skills are going to have to be on point.

To run a successful business you’re also going to need strong communication, general management and planning skills – all three are strong foundations of any business.