8 Screen Printing Business Success Stories [2024]

Updated: February 26th, 2024
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Here are some real life success stories of starting a screen printing business:

1. Life and Limb Printing ($960K/year)

Adam Tanaka, founder of Life and Limb Printing, was inspired by his love of music and his experience working in the merch industry to start his own screen printing company. After honing his skills and building relationships with customers, he expanded his business, leading to a record-breaking month in October 2018 with $80,000 in revenue. With a focus on providing high-quality products and exceptional customer service, Tanaka is on track to hit $1 million in revenue by the end of 2019.

How much they make: $960K/year
Current team size: 3

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From Scrubbing Floors To Running A $1M Screen Printing Business

This case study features an entrepreneur who started a screen printing company with no financing or investors, and despite struggling for the first few years, was able to grow his business to hit $80,000 in revenue in October 2018 and is set to hit $1 million by the end of 2019.

About
Adam started Life and Limb Printing almost 14 years ago
Revenue
Adam grew the business to $80K/month
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2. The Cause ($96K/year)

Antoine Taylor, the founder of The Cause International, came up with the idea for his apparel and printing business while in college. Struggling to make ends meet, he started by washing his classmates' clothes before transitioning to selling custom socks with his school's logo. After experiencing success, Antoine decided to give back to those in need and formed The Cause International, a business that donates a percentage of its profits to various causes.

How much they make: $96K/year
Current team size: 3

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How I Started An Apparel Printing Business Focused On Giving Back

Antoine Taylor founded The Cause International, an apparel and printing company that donates a percentage of its profits to those in need, and in the first year gave back 65% of its profits to charities such as The Boy & Girls Club of South Side Chicago, Skid Row, Flint Michigan, and Guatemalan villages without clean water.

About
Antoine started The Cause about 7 years ago
Revenue
Antoine grew the business to $8K/month
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So... can you actually make money with a screen printing business?

Of course. There are millions to be made in this industry.

But how?

  1. Research real, profitable businesses and see exactly how much money they make.
  2. Study exactly what works, and what doesn’t.
  3. Take action, because now you have the roadmap.

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So... can you actually make money with a screen printing business?

Of course. There are millions to be made in this industry.

But how?

  1. Research real, profitable businesses and see exactly how much money they make.
  2. Study exactly what works, and what doesn’t.
  3. Take action, because now you have the roadmap.

Join Starter Story and build your next big thing:

Start Now

6. IS Studio Atlanta: Screen Print T-Shirts, Hoodies, & More!

Best rated In Atlanta to screen print T shirts, polos, hoodies, hats, athletic wear, & more! Bulk. Call 404-329-4543 for a free consultation.

Where they're located: Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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7. Big Frog Custom T-Shirts

Custom T-shirts Printing - Make personalized t-shirt & apparel with photo & text printed online from Big Frog. Choose from 1000s of styles, brands, and colors with no setup fees and no minimums.

Where they're located: Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Website traffic: 80K/month

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8. Equipment Financing, Loans, and Leases by Beacon Funding

Where they're located: Madison, Wisconsin, USA

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