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About us

Our Story

“Detail-oriented to the core, we want our customers’ projects to do well — if they do well, we do well.”

Civilian Screen Printing started in the basement of our student house in 2007, while we were in university. We were printing local band merch and our own clothing brand (ARC) to get our hands dirty and absolutely loved it. We started Civilian because, at that time, we couldn’t get the quality we wanted for our own clothing from anyone in the biz, so we established our first brick and mortar store on Duke street that year.

In 2008 we brought the company to a spot on Queen Street, where we remained for six years until expanding into office space on Ahrens Street. After we outgrew that, we made the BIG move to Hurst in 2023 and added more equipment to expand our capacity and capabilites.

We’ve been serious from the beginning about offering the best-quality screen printing, buying the first auto press in 2015. We complemented this by adding the Direct to Garment machines in 2017 and our embroidery machines in 2020. We are now a one stop shop of in-house production, meaning we can turn your jobs around quicker and control the quality from start to finish.

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Our hands-on, customer-first approach is what makes us different and has helped us grow and expand to reach the diverse needs of the region. We are detail-oriented to the core, and we want our customers’ projects to do well — if they do well, we do well.

We plan to continue expanding and to keep pushing the envelope to stay ahead of the trends. Our goal is to be the region’s go-to shop for everything merch and garment decoration and customization.

— Curt Crossman

People

Curt Crossman

Curt Crossman

Founder/CEO

Joe Zimmer

Joe Zimmer

Operations Manager

Brendan Petrie

Brendan Petrie

Production Manager/Screen Printer

Ben Wilson

Ben Wilson

Art and Customer Service

Em Cunningham

DTG/Embroidery and Social Media

Cody Lorbetskie

Cody Lorbetskie

Screen Printer

Jacob Arand

Screen Printer

Roan Bateman

Screen Printer

Aura Ortega

Graphics/Art

Jake Dodge

Screen Printer Assistant/ Shop Hand

Kyle Watt

Shipping and Receiving/ Embroidery

Max Ossandon

Shop Hand

Join the Team

If you’re interested in being part of a dynamic team of screen printers, take a look at our current opportunities.

We currently don’t have any openings.

But we are always looking for people who are passionate about creating cool clothing to join our team. If you see yourself as a great fit, send us your resume with a letter of introduction to: [email protected].

What We Offer

  • Competitive Wages

  • Health and Dental

  • Flexible Vacation