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DuraTech Takes Another Step Forward with Automated Screen Production

UPDATE – On March 20th, DuraTech had the privilege of hosting esteemed visitors from Germany. Specifically, Joernn Flottmann and Roland Schmitz, who represent two of the most prominent Pre-Press and Screen Making companies in Europe. Their specialization lies in the production of large screens, and they came to witness our unique set-up featuring the [...]

How DuraTech Helped a Global OEM Tackle Three Challenges and Come Out on Top

Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) today face at least three hurdles unheard of in previous generations: 1) Hyper economic globalization means OEMS must battle for market share with competitors from myriad geographies while, 2) managing an increasingly complex supply chain with suppliers located all over the world. And, 3) End consumers continue to demand more [...]

How to Know When to Switch Suppliers

Your supplier is crucial to your success – their mistakes and shortcomings can bleed into your own business. Switching suppliers is not an easy task though, in fact it can be time-consuming and disruptive. But sometimes it’s necessary to take the time to weigh the pros and cons of your supplier. Why is a [...]

August 24th, 2022|

DuraTech Works With 3M in Development of New Adhesive

“A strong team can take any crazy vision and turn it into reality.” The co-creator of Doom, Commander Keen and other popular video games was likely talking about the next interactive media franchise, but John Carmack’s words ring true across all industries, including screen printing. DuraTech’s long-standing relationship with 3M is a perfect example. [...]

July 19th, 2022|

Solving Puzzles is the Name of the Game

Justin Nevins had a problem. The Seattle-based corporate consultant turned master artisan and maker of the first Cryptex® Security Box couldn’t get the digitally printed, marble-patterned polycarbonate laminate he uses for the most popular line of his hand-crafted puzzles to adhere to its substrate. After molding them into rings to wrap around the boxes, [...]

February 21st, 2022|

DuraTech – Then and Now

The year 1977 was a special one; the first Star Wars film premiered, the Apple II computer went on sale, and best, the year DuraTech Industries was founded. DuraTech started in Galesville, Wisconsin with a group of determined entrepreneurs in a garage printing stickers and t-shirts by hand. Custom [...]

January 25th, 2022|