Largest screen printing and embroidery facility in Idaho

Carpenter Screen Printing was founded by Bob and Elaine Carpenter in 1968 in a single car garage on Dearborn Street adjacent to their home in Caldwell, Idaho. In those days the business consisted mainly of printing garments for sporting goods stores in the Boise Valley and the Northwest region. The Identity market as known today did not exist before 1970.

In 1986 Carpenter Screen Printing was honored to be named Idaho Small Business of the Year by the Small Business Administration, and Caldwell's first ever Business of the Year in 2004.

In 1996 Jacob, the youngest of Bob and Elaine's sons, re-joined... (more)

Ideation

Take your concept drawings and reference materials to these factories. They will assist in refining your concept and thinking through the components involved in the Making Process.

Pattern-Making

Pattern makers will make a blueprint of your idea. They make sure your design will be well-constructed.

Materials

Material suppliers will provide you with the raw materials and components of your end product.

Sample-Making

Sample makers will assemble the first end product prototypes.

Production

These factories will mass produce your designs.