Company-pic2Firebird Ink is the Direct To Garment brand of Eastern Tech Company. We are a specialty ink & coatings manufacturer, headquartered in Milford, CT.  Our experienced team of chemists and production technicians have researched, developed, and produced the highest quality ink products for various industries in the United States and Worldwide.

Eastern Tech works directly with OEM partners, developing solutions for market. We target Ink Innovations in everything that we do.

Eastern Tech is a pioneer of water-based pigmented ink for writing instruments. Today, we are a global leader in the manufacture of inks for gel-ink pens, which are sold in the largest retail chains in the United States and abroad.

ink-lab-development2With a stream-lined production facility, Eastern Tech has a production capacity of over 500 tons of ink annually.

With the evolving digital print industry, Eastern Tech has innovated piezoelectric-compatible inkjet inks.

Since 2008, Eastern Tech has manufactured water-based pigmented ink for inkjet printing directly onto t-shirts and other textiles. Our chemists have effectively improved color vibrancy, washability, and maintenance of use. Along with specially formulated pretreatment and cleaning solution products, Eastern Tech offers the complete solution for the Direct-To-Garment (DTG) industry.

Eastern Tech has invested millions in R&D, Production, and Quality Control equipment to further Ink Innovations.