Digitizing is a combination of having fundamental skill in art management and computer process that takes a design, photo, drawing or sketch and converts it into an embroidery design to decorate fabric or other substance. That design is then programmed into computerized machines to make DST file to prepare the desired outcome of something, an age-old course of action of needle and thread called embroidery. It is more than an art and preferred still today.
They have the vast knowledge to execute all designs in the house even the most complicated designs. They are very proud of their long digitizing experience. Mainly the results of a design are determined by the ability to do something well of a designer. Whether they are using old designs or digitizing from unusual rough drawing, they always try to provide the highest quality to meaningful the design. We called this process as embroidery digitizing or punching. Usually, the designer uses tremendous Wilcom software for making this type of design then it has to input into the embroidery machine by using floppy disk or pen drive. Then the design could be visualized on the attached monitor of embroidery machine.
Habitually, buyer will fix the embroidery design or logo size, position and color combination etc. during sample development. Moreover, we need to fix embroidery finishing, durability, after washing effect, measurement etc. before bulk production. Buyer should approve all embroidery design. Before placing bulk order buyer may want to know factories embroidery capability because it will affect production lead time. If factory doesn’t have own embroidery facility or not have secure embroidery source, it will affect production chain.
Nowadays many apparel industries have to set up their individual embroidery unit to expedite smooth production, but some small garment’s factory do not have own embroidery unit. That time they do their embroidery task from outside embroidery factory. It also profitable business if someone wishes to set up only embroidery factory.
Currently, many China companies are supplying different kinds of embroidery device. What is much cheaper than Tajima or Barudan. Though China embroidery machine is cheap but these machines performance quality, longevity, salvage value is not satisfactory than Tajima or Barudan. Only someone can choose these chines machines whenever their running capital is not enough. If someone wishes to gain long time benefit, then they should choice Tajima or Barudan embroidery machine.
i) Number of heads of that embroidery machine ii) Number of needles (how many colors it can do at a time) iii) Embroidery floor space and demand of incoming bulk order.
It is remarkable that if a product FOB value is $10, then the contribution of print and embroidery is, at least, $1.5. That means to print and embroidery does not exist; this can be sold by $8.5. Embroidery sector is growing rapidly by amplifying beautification of garments. It also adds additional value-add service that creates employment. So, we can easily realize the importance and value-add service of these supporting industry in apparel industry what is inevitable.