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5B’s Embroidery and Screen Print (PPAI 682101, Gold) was founded 44 years ago as a specialty sewing business operated from the Biles’ family basement. Today, it occupies a 225,000-square-foot facility in Zanesville, Ohio, operating 20 hours a day with more than 400 embroidery heads and seven screen print presses. It also offers digitizing, warehousing, special garment prepping, shipping and rush service.

Recently, it has begun stocking in-house inventory with 23 styles from Fruit of the Loom, Jerzees, Richardson Cap and Delta Apparel.

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2023 Revenue: $31.0 million (estimate)
Three-Year Trend: +17%
2023 PPAI 100 Ranking: Not Ranked

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