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.
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What embroidery machine will I need to start a business?
This of course will depend on the size of business you’re looking to set up. Also, you need to take into account how much you’re expecting to grow – this will help save money in the long term.
Any embroidery business will need an industrial embroidery machine. There are plenty of different options on the market and this will be your most valuable asset, so don’t take the decision lightly when choosing one. Choosing the wrong embroidery machine can be costly to your whole business. Not just financially, but operationally too. With our extensive experience in the South African embroidery machine market, we provide embroidery machines that are fit for purpose and will provide the workabilty you need to support a successfuly embroidery business.
You’ll also need the materials that you’re going to be embroidering. This depends upon the range of service that you’re looking to provide to your customers. Many types of items can be embroidered on.
If you have the budget, your business will operate more efficiently if you can purchase a full stock of materials that are ready to go when ordered. Items that are popular within the embroidery industry are:
- Polo Shirts (also known as Golf Shirts or Golf T-Shirts)
When thinking of popular items to stock up on, think of the types of customers that are always looking for embroidered goods. For example, sports teams, fast food restaurants and charities constantly require embroidered clothing.
You’ll need access to a computer and a printer for your designs. Plus, for those intricate and advanced designs, digital design software can ensure that they’re always professional and up to the highest standards.