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Custom Plastisol transfers in Canada

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I have been using F&M Expressions and I am happy with the quality & service but I am getting killed with importing/duty charges. Anybody know of any in Canada? I am in Ontario
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We use VersaTrans which is in michigan but have no extra charges to pay. Quality and service is great.

Best of luck

Mikey
They are but it's so hard to get anyones attention. We tried getting transfers from them but nobody replys to emails or phone msgs so it's not worth the frustration if you ask me. Personally I would have prefered to use them as they would b canadian and right in my area.

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Mikey
We use VersaTrans which is in michigan but have no extra charges to pay. Quality and service is great.

Best of luck

Mikey
Am I understanding you correctly? You reside in Canada and order transfers from Michigan and don't get charged any duties etc to get them across the border?
yep, I pay $13 shipping from their site and they ship UPS. I receive the package a few days after I order and don't believe I've ever paid duty... As for why? That's a good question but I don't complain...LOL. And yes, I'm in Toronto.
Wow, well I am certainly going to try them. Thank you so much for the info.
glad to help :)

You can ask for cindy and tell them "mike from Canada" sent you. That's how they know me...LOL

Cheers
I certainly will. Thanks again and have a great day!
There are a few places you can try:
I'm surprised Spot 98 didn't get back to you (I know the owners and they are great).
Other places are Entripy and Reflex 2000, both in Ontario.
There is also Starline Pacific-they have offices in the States and also in Ontario.
There is also an old post somewhere on this forum from before where someone posted all of the places in Ontario awhile back.

Hope this helps

Cat
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Thanks for all of the responses. I am very appreciative of all of the feedback. I have checked all of the companies mentioned and I'm still a little unsure as why the companies in Canada seem to charge for every step in the process of making them. What I liked about F&M is that the price listed is "the price". The others all seem to charge for setup, colour change, etc.
Is one of these companies setup like F&M? If I order the way it is in Canada I will end up paying more than if I go to the US and pay the charges to get it across the border. Sorry, I don't mean to sound ungrateful for the help - I am, but it is frustrating because I am going into a busy time and I order alot of custom transfers. I just wish I could simplify the process and buy Canadian.
have checked all of the companies mentioned and I'm still a little unsure as why the companies in Canada seem to charge for every step in the process of making them.
I think this is NOT the case just in Canada, there are a lot of companies that make these types of transfer in the USA and else where. Spot Color Process, PUFF, GLITTERS etc. screen print process where you burn screens etc.

One thing to note, is that there are different types of transfers and some companies specialize in some types, others in other types etc.



....it is frustrating because I am going into a busy time and I order alot of custom transfers. I just wish I could simplify the process and buy Canadian.
Again, it really depends on your graphics and the finish look you want. If you are making a lot of transfers any company that is setup with a large automatic press that can run 28x40 jumbo size gang transfer sheet and also has the means of 4-color process or lithograph transfers can defenitly make your high quantity (1000 plus sheets) from about 15 cents/up per design/transfer.

What I like about FM (and I often recommend them) is that from what i've read they can run full color graphics in LOW quantities.

So, the bottom line is that if a certain company can produce what you have in mind at a good rate, go with it. :)



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has anyone tryed transfers from reflex2000?
Has anyone tried Woods Transfers in Ontario? I would love to what you think as they are close to me and I'm thinking of ordering from them. Thank you!
You can request samples from them to try before you order. I have tested with their samples and they are decent, especially for the price and supporting other Canadian businesses.

I have not placed an order yet. There is another thread about Canadian transfers that may have started as a review for Versatranz by IntoTheT.

More info here:
https://www.t-shirtforums.com/plastisol-transfers/t789745.html
I have been using F&M Expressions and I am happy with the quality & service but I am getting killed with importing/duty charges. Does anybody know of any in Canada? I am in Ontario

Riteon Screen printing Prints transfer, theyre out of London Ontario.
contact me I will send you their info.
Riteon Screen printing Prints transfer, theyre out of London Ontario.
contact me I will send you their info.

Why not just post it here for all to see?
He doesn't have a website yet.

Rite On Screen Printing
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Ive recently tried woods for 3 different jobs. great product and friendly service. reorders are easy as well, no need to resend artwork. turnaround is normally within 10 days but you have option to place rush orders as well. I am in New Brunswick and highly recommend them. They are our go to for screen printed transfers.
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