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About Equipped

Printing over 10,000 orders every year and using cutting edge technology, we’re ‘equipped’ to provide you with a great service.

Who are we?

We are a family-owned company that have been operating since 1999. Based in a 15,000 ft warehouse in Gateshead, we are proud to employ 30+ staff and process over 10,000 orders each year.

Over the years we have worked with many different charities and festivals such as Barnabas Safe and Sound and Mighty Dub Fest. Check out some of our case studies below.

We pride ourselves on being customer-focussed, with great attention to detail, and are dedicated to handling your brand with care.

We ship nationwide by guaranteed next-day delivery or if you’re based in the Newcastle/Gateshead area you can either pick-up your order from our office (we’re super easy to find with good parking) or we can deliver to your door.

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How We Work

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Tell us what you need

Fill out the form below to let us know what you need. You can include colours and quantities.

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We’ll provide a detailed Quote

Our customer service team will get back to you within one working day with a quote.

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Creative Process

We’ll create a mock-up of your items for you to approve and arrange payment.

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Printed in our Warehouse

Your items will be printed on-site in Gateshead, and we’ll pack them up ready to send.

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Sent out to you

Your items will be sent out to you, usually within 5 working days. Our team will confirm a dispatch date.

More about Equipped

Our Equipment

We use a wide range of printing equipment to optimise the quality of the items we provide.

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DTG Printer

Printing direct to the garment, we use this for very intricate designs or small personalised orders.

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Screen Print

Best for bulk orders, this keeps costs low and produces durable garments with vibrant colours.

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This method of printing uses ink and heat to create items that won’t crack, peel or fade.

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Vinyl Cutter

Using heat transfer, vinyl gets cut to a specified design, which is great for single colour logos/designs.

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Ribbon Printer

Specifically for sashes, we can create one colour designs, with a printed logo/text on them, in small batches.

Rally Round Rupert

In 2023, we provided one hundred T-shirts for @RallyRoundRupert which was a charity event set up to raise money for spinal muscular atrophy research. One hundred volunteers walked one hundred miles to raise awareness of this disease. The T-shirts we provided were branded with the charity logo on the front and had the name of the participant on the back.

Mighty Dub Fest

Located in Alnwick, Mighty Dub Fest is the largest VW festival, that has a program of family-friendly music and entertainment. This award-winning festival was established in 2010 and is a firm favourite here in the North East. We provided a range of crew T-shirts and hoodies, and some adult and kids merch T-shirts for festival attendees.

Barnabus Safe & Sound

Barnabus Safe & Sound is a charity that provides a safe space for young people to talk openly and help them access the right services to unlock their potential and encourage personal growth. They were established in 2001 and offer advice, housing solutions, a drop in space for young people and much more. We provided a range of branded T-shirts for their volunteers and staff. We’ve also provided branded tote bags and jackets.

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Please give as much information as you can about what you would like to order, include things such as colours, sizes and quantities. If you are ordering for a business or school then the name of the organisation would help us build a proposal in keeping with your brand. You can upload any images which you think may be helpful below.

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