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Josh Ellsworth Promoted to GroupeSTAHL Senior Vice President




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Josh Ellsworth has been promoted to senior vice president, dealer and enterprise sales at GroupeSTAHL, as announced by Carleen Gray, chief executive officer, GroupeSTAHL, Sterling Heights, Mich. 

Ellsworth, who started with STAHLS’ in 1998, has moved up in the company as his experience and knowledge has grown. His most recent position was as vice president sales, dealer channel and prior to that he served as the general manager for STAHLS’ CAD-CUT Direct. 

Ellsworth has been on a mission to help GroupeSTAHL customers of all shapes and sizes build their businesses for more than 20 years. Throughout his career, he has helped implement heat printing production systems in some of the largest garment factories in the United States, as well as set up thousands of small businesses with their first heat press machine.

A well-recognized expert in the field of heat printing, Ellsworth is best known for his work as an educator, with thousands of online and industry fans. He has created, written and/or been featured in more than 1,000 educational videos, with millions of views worldwide. 

He writes a column for Printwear Magazine and is a regular contributor to Impressions Magazine. Additionally, Ellsworth delivers educational seminars at trade shows around the world including The Imprinted Sportswear Shows (ISS), Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA), FESPA (formerly known as The Federation of European Screen Printers Associations), Advertising Specialty Institute (ASI) and National Network of Embroidery Professionals (NNEP).

As a regular participant in the Stahls’ Heat Press for Profit Facebook Group, Ellsworth is deeply engaged with the needs and challenges of apparel decorators and prides himself bringing customer insights into all aspects of his job. You can reach Ellsworth at 


About GroupeSTAHL
GroupeSTAHL is the leading global manufacturer, distributor and direct supplier of garment decoration equipment, materials, transfer technology and decorated apparel. GroupeSTAHL’s innovations allow its customers – from small businesses and entrepreneurs to pro sports leagues and high profile brands – to brand virtually any uniform, T-shirt, accessory and sporting good. Headquartered in Sterling Heights, Michigan, GroupeSTAHL operates strategically positioned manufacturing and distribution centers throughout North America, South America, Europe and Asia. For more information, visit



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