what we do

Vacord focuses on...

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Customer service

talk to real humans

Work with our staff via email, in person, or over the phone as we figure out the details for your custom order and get the process started.

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Guidance at every step

experts on staff to help you

We will work with you through the whole process to get the best results for the specifics of your order, making suggestions on whatever you need.

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best results for your art

bring your design to life

Whether you're a professional designer or you need help with your artwork, we know what your art needs to transfer to screen printing.

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Custom Screen Printing

Bulk orders of your design

Our business is printing your custom artwork on shirts, hoodies, tote bags and more, and we strive to make it easy for you to get awesome results.

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Discharge Printing

The softest way to print

Discharge ink is a modern, soft way to print on shirts, and Vacord has been a pioneer in discharge since 2008.

Discharge ink
Soft ink on soft shirts

because quality matters

By removing the shirt's dye and then replacing it, instead of laying heavy ink on top, we can produce super soft results.

Printed shirts don't have to fade!

How well do our shirts hold up?

Not all screen printing companies print and cure their shirts properly, and that's why they crack, peel or fade over time.

Vacord uses proper technique and professional equipment to create custom printed shirts and hoodies that last years and years.

Your shirts should look, feel and wear just as good after ten years as they did the first week. We know how to make that happen.

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This shirt was printed in 2013 using white discharge inks. It's been washed and worn by Vacord's founder Stuart dozens of times over the years, and the print still looks bright, and the shirt itself still fits well like it did the first time it was worn.

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Once you've placed an order with Vacord, we'll create your own store so that you can re-order past designs easily, on the same garments as before as well as on suggested apparel custom picked for you.

Refill your swag closet easily

Client reordering stores

One thing that Vacord does to stand out from other screen printers is provide our clients their own private merch store to reorder their swag.

This is great for restaurants, businesses, and any organization that may want to just re-order their past designs easily and quickly on their own.

Doing what we can

Vacord is as green as possible

Screen Printing isn't generally an environmentally-friendly craft, but we do our best to be as green as possible.

  • Carbon Neutral shipping via UPS
  • We never throw away our misprints or unused shirts, but rather repurpose them at the shop
  • Printing available on used and recycled shirts
  • We use water-based inks when possible instead of plastisol inks which are petroleum-based and contain plasticizers
  • Soy-based Franmar chemicals for cleaning up after print runs
  • Our oven runs on natural gas instead of electricity and that has substantially reduced our overall energy consumption
  • We invested in a press that runs completely on servo motors instead of compressed air, which means some of the lowest energy output in our field
  • We recycle at the shop of course
  • We employ a laundry service to launder our shop towels so that we can reuse them again and again
  • For every 25 shirts Vacord sells, we plant a tree!
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Shirts stacked to the sky

Some of Our past Screen printing work

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Our Clients Love Us


I've used Vacord for both business and peronal projects, and always been impressed by their great attention to detail, the responsiveness of the staff, and friendly service. Vacord works with you to make the best product within your limitations, (price, colors, etc) and never disappoints.

- Erin

Program Director

Vacord uses quality materials in their products. I'm very proud to say we have been their customer for many years and plan to be for years to come!

- Liz

Program Coordinator

I got lots of help over the phone, setting the design correctly. The pricing for such a quality product was very reasonable. The t shirts came out looking better then I expected! The discharge printing has allowed the t shirts to just become even softer with no wear on the print. Friendly- helpful and efficient. I highly recommended Vacord printing for quality products.

- Nikki


Awesome quality, always on time, and when it comes to customer service you go way above and beyond.

- Karen

Director of Marketing

The screen printing we ordered came exactly as how we wanted it (the design size and position) and proof was accurate with the shirts received. Quality of the shirts were also great!

- Kayla

Church leader

I like how you guys work with me in choosing the right blank whether its a shirt or hat etc. For a couple projects I needed some help with file prep for best product, halftone conversion, etc. It really helped me out- the graphics came out exactly as I intended based on my original artwork.

- Louis

Communications designer

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Who you will work with

Our team


Head honcho

Adam runs the shop day to day, overseeing everything. As an expert in screen printing, he ensures every order is printed to the best possible degree of quality.

Also, he wishes he could wear his Umbros shorts daily.


Customer Support

Becky is who you will probably talk to the most during your order process, as she oversees all customer support.

She's sharp as a tack and sweet as sugar and will work with you to make sure your project turns out awesome.



Stuart started printing shirts in his laundry room in 2006, called it Vacord Screen Printing, and grew it to what it is today.

Instead of pulling squeegees and making screens, he focuses on growing Vacord and mostly does sales and marketing (his passion).

From the philly area to you

Philadelphia screen printing

Vacord started in a basement in West Philadelphia in 2006 and since has grown into a (seasonally adjusted) staff of eight people or so in Camden, New Jersey.

We're right outside the city, and will never forget our Philadelphia screen printing roots.

Free shipping nationwide on all custom orders!

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Start the conversation

Have questions about screen printing? Want to talk about your idea? Ready for pricing?

Whatever you need, you can use this form to get the conversation started, with no pressure to actually place an order.

Let us know what you're thinking, or what details you may already have, and we can take it from there!

Other contact methods

Email us at info@vacord.com

Call us at 888-787-4587

Visit us in person!
1621 South Broadway
Camden, NJ 08104

We’d Love to Hear From You, Get In Touch With Us!

Have a question about what we can do for you? Curious about a printing option? Worried we can’t accommodate a special request? Get in touch with us and we’ll have answers for you! Use the contact form below, call us, email us, chat us, whatever works for you. We look forward to hearing from you!

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How long do discharge printed shirts last

How long do discharge printed shirts last?

People are always concerned about how long printed shirts will last.

And with good concern!

Because there are a lot of bad printers out there, using bad methods, bad skills and bad equipment.

A properly printed shirt should never fade. Nor should it crack or peel off.

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What you need to know before ordering screen printing for the first time

Confused about getting custom screen printing for the first time?

Worried you’re going to spend a lot and then not like the end results?

Getting custom t-shirts, custom hoodies, or custom tote bags doesn’t need to be intimidating or confusing, and we work hard at Vacord Screen Printing to help first time customers understand how to get the process started and how to make it as easy as possible.

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