Melco Insights

  • EM16X Machine

    Real Modularity Function of Melco’s EMT16X Commercial Embroidery Machine

    Real Modular Functionality Nearly 20 years ago, Melco redefined efficiency with the first networkable, modular embroidery system. Melco EMT16X is the next generation of the most efficient, productive embroidery machine in the world. What does a “modular” embroidery system do? With the Melco Operating System (MOS), you control every machine on the network from a…


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    Multi Head Embroidery Machines

    Reduce and Eliminate Downtime with Multi-head Production Production efficiency is key to maximizing profit. Melco EMT16X commercial embroidery machines operate independently of each other on a computer network, resulting in little to no down-time in multi head production! How Does Multi-head Production Work? Melco embroidery machines are part of a computer network. The Melco Operating…


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    Cap Embroidery with Melco Embroidery Machines

    Cap Embroidery With Melco Embroidery Machines Cap embroidery presents unique challenges to many embroiderers. No two cap brands or styles are the same. The panels are all cut differently and the front panels are backed and constructed differently. This means that it is very difficult to make a cap framing system that fits every possible…


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    5 Must Have Elements of a Successful T-Shirt Printing Business

    5 Must-Have Elements of a Successful T-Shirt Printing Business Starting a t-shirt printing business is just like starting any other business. It requires research, planning, and passion, and some seriously hard work. But with the right elements in place, your t-shirt printing business will become a profitable investment that exceeds everyone’s expectations. Here’s what every…


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    Apparel Decorating Industry Survey

    Ever wondered about business marketing tactics for apparel decoration businesses? Top sources of industry information? Whether or not to digitize in-house, or outsource it? We are curious about these things as well, so we decided to put some questions out there! In 2015, we conducted a survey of Melco customers. We found the information collected…


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    Calculate Production Times and Costs

    Calculate production times and costs Upload an embroidery design, enter parameters and you’re done — fast and easy! How can the Melco Calculator help? Optimal Setup If you use the optimum number of embroidery machine heads, you can greatly reduce your production costs. The Melco Calculator is a quick and easy way to see the…


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