Face masks are officially big business, you can’t go anywhere without seeing them. Not only are companies making them mandatory, many local governments are putting masks ordinances in place. This has led to a HUGE rise in the popularity of both fashion and branded face masks.
Our DigitalHeat FX System is great for making custom t-shirts, but it is also very versatile and prints transfers that can be heat pressed onto so much more, including:
As part of uniform, companies are beginning to put their logos on facemask for employees to wear. And for casual wear many people want a face mask that represents their unique style.
But here’s the thing…. Face masks are a BIG MONEY MAKER. Blanks are inexpensive and customization is cheap and fast!
Let’s break down some numbers.
This whole ideas of applying a transfer to an object rather than fabric or a t-shirt is called many different things.
But whatever you call it, you follow the same steps:
After a quick social media poll on our Custom Apparel Facebook page, our customers are retailing custom masks anywhere from $10 to $20.
Companies like Steve Madden are selling fabric masks for $14.99 a piece.
Our customers are selling large orders branded with company logos as well as one-offs. They are making BIG MONEY from custom facemask sales.
Read for yourself what they have to say:
With this research, it’s easy to see you can get at least $15 each for a completely customized face mask.
Now, on Colman and Company you can find 100% cotton masks for as little as $1.85 per mask.
We were able to fit 60 logos on one sheet of our 11 x 17 EZ Peel Transfer Paper. That means each logo costs about $0.07.
This means each logo face masks costs you under $1.92 to produce. And this is for a full-color print.
Total costs of goods per face mask = less than $2.00.
By gang printing and fitting 60 logos on each sheet of EZ Peel Paper you can produce these masks FAST. You can comfortably fit 8 masks in the Hotronix Fusion Heat Press at once.
Let’s say you fill the whole heat press platen with 8 masks; all of these together will take about 3 minutes from start to finish to complete.
Including an extra minute of extra wiggle room time, you can easily flip the bed 15 times an hour. That means you can produce 120 face masks for just one hour of work.
By retailing each custom face mask at just $15 a piece you generate $1,800 in revenues in just one hour!
Revenues per hour: 120 face masks per hour X $15.00/mask = $1,800.00
Materials Costs per Hour: $230.40
Remember, our cost of the blank face mask + the toner transfer is $1.92.
So, 120 custom face masks is going to cost you about $230.40 in materials.
120 Face Masks per hour X $1.92/per mask = $230.40.
After subtracting the cost of goods, you can put $1,569.60 in your pocket for just ONE HOUR OF WORK!
Here’s the fun math on making custom face masks with the DigitalHeat FX system:
With an average financing price of $242 a month, for our most popular printer the DigitalHeat FX 8432, you can make your monthly payments by selling just 19 custom face masks a month.
Everything after that is profit you turn into growing your business and achieving your dreams!
People search for opportunities to start (or grow) a business. There are going to be 1000s of businesses across the country that turn something as small as a face mask, into their big dreams. Are you one of them?
The masks featured on this page are not intended for use by health care professionals and is not intended as a replacement for personal protective equipment. These make no claims of antimicrobial protection, antiviral protection, particulate filtration, or infection prevention or reduction. These products are not FDA cleared or approved. The CDC provides great information about face coverings and their uses.
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