Stahls’ reported it acquired Fulfill Engine, a software tech company specializing in decorated apparel order fulfillment, supply chain management and e-commerce store integration. The company said the strategic move would elevate operational efficiencies for sellers and custom garment production centers of all sizes, from demand generation to delivery.

“This acquisition marks a significant milestone for both Stahls’​ and Fulfill Engine, as it paves the way for the development of a comprehensive platform that vertically integrates key facets of the apparel customization industry,” the company said in a release. “This integration spans from the management of e-commerce stores to the precise control of supply chains and inventories, culminating in state-of-the-art automated production solutions.”

The outcome is expected to be a globally connected network catering to automated heat print on demand and third-party logistics, bridging the gap from demand generation to delivery for global garment decorators.

Carleen Gray, CEO of Stahls’, said, “We are thrilled to welcome Fulfill Engine into the Stahls’ family. This acquisition aligns perfectly with our commitment to providing cutting-edge solutions to the apparel customization industry. Together, we are poised to simplify and optimize every step of the process, delivering unprecedented efficiency and scalability to our valued customers.”

Jayson Tompkins, CEO and co-founder of Fulfill Engine with Jon Bell and Adam Hickey and other key company members, will remain with the company.

Said Tompkins, “We couldn’t be more excited about teaming up with Stahls. This partnership is a perfect match as we blend our software expertise with Stahls’ heat print-on-demand capabilities. Efficiency is our shared goal, and we’re looking forward to the journey ahead!”