MADE to ROQ

June 16, 2022 - June 17, 2022

Learn how to use the ROQ Press to its full capability to increase your output and lower the overhead in your shop.

In this workshop, we’ll help you dial in your future roadmap for automation and take the fullest advantage of the equipment you currently utilize. From screen making to press setup, printing efficiency, special effects, curing, maintenance and garment finishing, MADE 2 ROQ will prepare you for the next mountain to climb in your shop.

Special Bonus!
Come in early and get to come MADE Lab’s Free Screen Making Class with Dave Makin from Saati on June 15th from 1pm-5pm.

Who’s MADE to ROQ for?

  • The business owner growing an automated shop wanting to optimize production and prioritize overhead investments.
  • The small auto or manual printer out producing capacity needing to automate areas of production.
  • The production manager looking into efficiency gains in processes and equipment for the future.

Thursday – MADE to ROQ Day 1

Morning – Setting up for success.

“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in, and day-out.”

Walk Through

  • Workflow and Shop Layout
  • Staging Garments and Supplies
  • Screen Optimization
    • Artwork Layout
    • Screen Timing
    • Job Carts
    • Ink Prep
    • Pre-Inking
  • On Press Registration Optimization
    • ROQ Reg PRU or CTS Workflow
    • ROQ Reg Pallet Workflow
    • System Calibration
    • Troubleshooting Variances

Hands On

  • Setting up competition. Who’s the fastest in job setup, strike off and tear down. MADE Lab and ROQ US staff will be available to assist with questions or issues during the exercise.
  • How it Works.
    • Game planning. The class will split into teams each with a leader. Teams will have 15 minutes to outline their roles and process. There will be a leader of each group which will help the group define and write out the process A-Z of what happens during setup, strike off and take down, each person takes a roll or rolls in the process.
    • Timed production. Each team will be timed on setup and completion, the team who completes the competition first gets bragging rights and first dibs and lunch and happy hour.
    • After production review. Each team will review performance and take notes as to how they will improve during the next attempt.
    • Troubleshooting Variances

Lunch (winning team goes first!)


Afternoon – Tour and Workflow of a Printshop.

  • Settings of the ROQ machines
    • Pressures, Angles, Speeds
    • Proper Squeegees

Settings Pertaining to Ink / Systems

  • Flash Settings
    • Iron / Speed
    • Stampinator / Pressure and Programming YOU vs. NEXT Eco/Oval
  • Print Orders
    • Strategy Adjusting Print Order
    • When to Multi Print and How To Optimize when you do.
    • Saving A Job
  • Pallets
  • Pallet Change outs, pallet carts and racks.
  • Different types of sleeve pallets
  • Neck tag pallets
  • Dryer
  • Probing
  • Setting Recipes

Hands On Operation

Printing – Get on press and print a job on RQO YOU and ROQ Oval Pro.

  • Load and Unloader vs. 1 Loader
  • Job and Ink Maintenance
  • QC Process On press and After Dryer

Friday – MADE to ROQ Day 2

Morning – Running the Marathon

Maintenance ROQ Solid Performance “On Press”

Spend time with Sr. ROQ technicians covering maintenance questions and tips before and after the ROQ Solid warranty.

  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Maintenance Calendar
  • Parts List and After Warranty Parts List
  • Cleaning
  • Shop Moves

Morning Break


The Business Side of Automation – In Classroom

If you step back from production and the craft of screen printing you start to see the entire business side of your operation. From when and where to invest, to calculating your costs through KPI and DPI measurement, we will dive into how to look at your business through a new lense.

  • Automation ROI
  • KPI’s / DPI’s
  • Bench Marketing
  • Planning

Lunch


Afternoon – Advanced Printing on Press & Finishing

Take a special effects project from start to finish including special effects designing and separation, sales strategy and pricing, and on press printing and operation.

  • Artwork Optimization and Separations
  • Selling Special Effects
  • Special Effects Prints Modes On Press
  • Printing Hands On

Finishing To Win

Nothing happens until the shirt ships and the more shirts you print the hard that becomes. We’ll dial in steps from manual workflow to basic and advanced automation in order to lay out your post press and fulfillment to ROQ.

  • Folding
  • Tagging
  • Bagging

Final Q&A


Don’t Forget the FREE Screen Makin Class!

We’ve coupled the MADE 2 ROQ with a lead in afternoon screen making class with Dave Makin from Saati. This free add on sponsored class runs from 1pm – 5pm and covers best practices and professional tips in mesh selection, emulsion selection, coating, exposure parameters, Wax CTS and Laser Exposure and washout and reclaim. It all starts with the screen and if you really want to ROQ you’ll take advantage of this free bonus to start Makin Screens with the bast of them.

Sponsored by Reece Supply & Saati 

"
This is the class I was looking for when we first received our ROQ! The team at Made was extremely knowledgeable and willing to answer all our questions. The information presented can be applied day one when you get back in the shop and will impact the way we run and make us better printers! "
Ben Carpenter | Vital Industries

Event Details

MADE Lab
501 E Broadway Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76104

June 16, 2022
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

June 17, 2022
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Learn how to use the ROQ Press to its full capability to increase your output and lower the overhead in your shop.

In this workshop, we’ll help you dial in your future roadmap for automation and take the fullest advantage of the equipment you currently utilize. From screen making to press setup, printing efficiency, special effects, curing, maintenance and garment finishing, MADE 2 ROQ will prepare you for the next mountain to climb in your shop.

Special Bonus!
Come in early and get to come MADE Lab’s Free Screen Making Class with Dave Makin from Saati on June 15th from 1pm-5pm.

Who’s MADE to ROQ for?

  • The business owner growing an automated shop wanting to optimize production and prioritize overhead investments.
  • The small auto or manual printer out producing capacity needing to automate areas of production.
  • The production manager looking into efficiency gains in processes and equipment for the future.

Thursday – MADE to ROQ Day 1

Morning – Setting up for success.

“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in, and day-out.”

Walk Through

  • Workflow and Shop Layout
  • Staging Garments and Supplies
  • Screen Optimization
    • Artwork Layout
    • Screen Timing
    • Job Carts
    • Ink Prep
    • Pre-Inking
  • On Press Registration Optimization
    • ROQ Reg PRU or CTS Workflow
    • ROQ Reg Pallet Workflow
    • System Calibration
    • Troubleshooting Variances

Hands On

  • Setting up competition. Who’s the fastest in job setup, strike off and tear down. MADE Lab and ROQ US staff will be available to assist with questions or issues during the exercise.
  • How it Works.
    • Game planning. The class will split into teams each with a leader. Teams will have 15 minutes to outline their roles and process. There will be a leader of each group which will help the group define and write out the process A-Z of what happens during setup, strike off and take down, each person takes a roll or rolls in the process.
    • Timed production. Each team will be timed on setup and completion, the team who completes the competition first gets bragging rights and first dibs and lunch and happy hour.
    • After production review. Each team will review performance and take notes as to how they will improve during the next attempt.
    • Troubleshooting Variances

Lunch (winning team goes first!)


Afternoon – Tour and Workflow of a Printshop.

  • Settings of the ROQ machines
    • Pressures, Angles, Speeds
    • Proper Squeegees

Settings Pertaining to Ink / Systems

  • Flash Settings
    • Iron / Speed
    • Stampinator / Pressure and Programming YOU vs. NEXT Eco/Oval
  • Print Orders
    • Strategy Adjusting Print Order
    • When to Multi Print and How To Optimize when you do.
    • Saving A Job
  • Pallets
  • Pallet Change outs, pallet carts and racks.
  • Different types of sleeve pallets
  • Neck tag pallets
  • Dryer
  • Probing
  • Setting Recipes

Hands On Operation

Printing – Get on press and print a job on RQO YOU and ROQ Oval Pro.

  • Load and Unloader vs. 1 Loader
  • Job and Ink Maintenance
  • QC Process On press and After Dryer

Friday – MADE to ROQ Day 2

Morning – Running the Marathon

Maintenance ROQ Solid Performance “On Press”

Spend time with Sr. ROQ technicians covering maintenance questions and tips before and after the ROQ Solid warranty.

  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Maintenance Calendar
  • Parts List and After Warranty Parts List
  • Cleaning
  • Shop Moves

Morning Break


The Business Side of Automation – In Classroom

If you step back from production and the craft of screen printing you start to see the entire business side of your operation. From when and where to invest, to calculating your costs through KPI and DPI measurement, we will dive into how to look at your business through a new lense.

  • Automation ROI
  • KPI’s / DPI’s
  • Bench Marketing
  • Planning

Lunch


Afternoon – Advanced Printing on Press & Finishing

Take a special effects project from start to finish including special effects designing and separation, sales strategy and pricing, and on press printing and operation.

  • Artwork Optimization and Separations
  • Selling Special Effects
  • Special Effects Prints Modes On Press
  • Printing Hands On

Finishing To Win

Nothing happens until the shirt ships and the more shirts you print the hard that becomes. We’ll dial in steps from manual workflow to basic and advanced automation in order to lay out your post press and fulfillment to ROQ.

  • Folding
  • Tagging
  • Bagging

Final Q&A


Don’t Forget the FREE Screen Makin Class!

We’ve coupled the MADE 2 ROQ with a lead in afternoon screen making class with Dave Makin from Saati. This free add on sponsored class runs from 1pm – 5pm and covers best practices and professional tips in mesh selection, emulsion selection, coating, exposure parameters, Wax CTS and Laser Exposure and washout and reclaim. It all starts with the screen and if you really want to ROQ you’ll take advantage of this free bonus to start Makin Screens with the bast of them.

Sponsored by Reece Supply & Saati 

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