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7 2 S U B L I M A T I O N R E P O R T 2 0 2 2 G R A P H I C S - P R O. C O M S U B L I M A T I O N R E P O R T 2 0 2 2 more moving parts and they are much more expensive per unit if they break. Our vinyl equipment, we have a tech come in once a year to do a simple look over on the printers, and with our sub- limation equipment, we can do daily checks. They are not very complicated ma- chines, so it does not take much to keep up on them. By having these techs come in for preventative maintenance, it is helping the life of your equipment. ey can spot check any potential trouble to prevent expensive breakdowns, give you a report on how your sta is taking care of your equipment, and you can learn how to x your equipment or do spot check for issues to stay up and running lon- ger. e best part? You can work with your tech to choose when the equipment will be worked on instead of you wait- ing for the machine to be broken down and you waiting for a tech to get there. It is cheaper to plan than to be down and out! en, you are at a loss. When you take the time to get to know your techs, treat them good and learn from them. Our industry does not have enough good techs to begin with, so when you nd one, treat them like gold. I cannot stress this enough. Learn from them and view them like having insurance. MULTIPLE SUPPLIERS Over the years we have used multiple companies for several supply options, but we would get in the habit of buy- ing the bulk from one source on cer- tain products without having a couple to fall back on. We have learned to spread the wealth on supplies as we have grown and to spend 60% with the main com- pany for buying power and the other

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