WB Camp Printing Summit


Day 1:

Presenters will guide you through the science of water-based inks, requirements, recommended production parameters, best practices for art preparation, proper screen parameters and chemicals, the influence of the shirt fabric, and steps to integrate water-based inks into your production floor.

Day 2:

Attendees will see first-hand a variety of printing techniques through a series of on-press demonstrations and learn about essential press parameters required for success.

*Agenda is subject to change.

Registration for WB/Camp closes on September 16.

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Friday, September 20, 2019 icon-accordion-arrow
  • September 20, 2019 9:00 AM to 9:15 AM (Pacific Daylight Time)

    Introduction/Welcome to WB/Camp
    Brett Bowden – Printed Threads

  • September 20, 2019 9:15 AM to 9:45 AM (Pacific Daylight Time)

    Moneyball Screen Printing
    Michelle Moxley, M&R Companies Rigorous statistical analysis was used by the 2002 Oakland Athletics baseball franchise to assemble a competitive team simply be taking a radical, yet sophisticated approach to analyzing players that traditional scouts had labeled as flawed. So, what does baseball have to do with screen printing? In this session, you’ll hear how data analytics and profitability were used in a screen-printing factory to improve productivity and yield, reduce waste, and improve quality.

  • September 20, 2019 9:45 AM to 10:15 AM (Pacific Daylight Time)

    Types of Water-Based Inks (Matsui)
    Understand the differences between water-based inks (discharge, HSA) and the printing techniques that are achievable. Get insight in the major requirements for integrating water-based inks into a production workflow.

  • September 20, 2019 10:15 AM to 10:45 AM (Pacific Daylight Time)

    Morning Break

  • September 20, 2019 10:45 AM to 11:00 AM (Pacific Daylight Time)

    Print Production
    This segment will dissect various multi-color prints (manual and automatic) including 4-Color Process, Simulated Process, and printing on light and dark garments. You’ll also learn about color mixing systems and matching color for light and dark garments.

  • September 20, 2019 11:00 AM to 11:15 AM (Pacific Daylight Time)

    Screens for Water-Based Inks (SPSI)
    Learn about the unique requirements of printing water-based inks, including recommended mesh counts, stencil systems, proper exposure, and press parameters to achieve optimum results.

  • September 20, 2019 11:45 AM to 12:45 PM (Pacific Daylight Time)

    Special Effect Water-Based Inks (Virus)
    Learn about water-based special effect inks, and the results you can achieve using a little creativity, and the capabilities of special effect inks.

  • September 20, 2019 12:45 PM to 1:45 PM (Pacific Daylight Time)


  • September 20, 2019 1:45 PM to 2:15 PM (Pacific Daylight Time)

    Selecting the Right Shirt (B+C)
    There’s more to printing water-based ink than just the ink. Discover important factors to consider when printing with water-based ink. Get a review of popular styles and colors available from B+C.

  • September 20, 2019 2:15 PM to 2:30 PM (Pacific Daylight Time)

    Putting it All Together (Sanmar)
    By now, you’ve absorbed a lot of content, and that’s good. But, there’s more! This session will make the case for water-based inks and discuss the advantages of integrating them into your production floor. Get some key selling points when talking with customers.

  • September 20, 2019 2:45 PM to 3:00 PM (Pacific Daylight Time)

    Afternoon Break

  • September 20, 2019 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM (Pacific Daylight Time)


  • September 20, 2019 4:15 PM to 4:30 PM (Pacific Daylight Time)

    Closing Remarks

  • September 20, 2019 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM (Pacific Daylight Time)

    Evening Event

Saturday, September 21, 2019 icon-accordion-arrow
  • September 21, 2019 9:00 AM to 9:15 AM (Pacific Daylight Time)

    Introduction to Day 2 WB/Camp
    Day 2 will be a free-flowing agenda where you’re in charge. Visit with a variety of demo stations to help you with questions about screen making and see demonstrations on a variety of printing techniques (discharge, simulated process, special effects, etc.) on both manual and automatic presses. Take the opportunity to talk more about the business end of the spectrum and some of the soft goods that are available.

  • September 21, 2019 9:15 AM to 12:30 PM (Pacific Daylight Time)

    On-Press Demonstrations 1
    Matsui, Green Galaxy, Virus, Screen Making, Tabletops

  • September 21, 2019 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM (Pacific Daylight Time)


  • September 21, 2019 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM (Pacific Daylight Time)

    On-Press Demonstrations 2
    Matsui, Green Galaxy, Virus, Screen Making, Tabletops

  • September 21, 2019 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM (Pacific Daylight Time)

    Closing Remarks