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Dale Szakats, Owner
Donna Szakats, Owner
chambers of commerce-Jersey Shore, Asbury Park, Spring Lake

In 1984, Dale and Donna Szakats opened Initial Impact and began operating as a wholesale contract embroidery company servicing mostly large department stores, mail-order catalogs, and uniform shops with custom embroidery and monogramming.

In 1987, Initial Impact moved to the beautiful seaside town of Spring Lake, NJ.  Our location is a showroom for corporate apparel as well as a retail store that is stocked with great personalized gifts for all occasions.  We offer in-house embroidery as well as screen-printing, digital printing and imprinted promotional products.

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  • What is your average production time?
    Screenprinting: 14 working days after proof approval Embroidery: 7-14 working days everything is custom and based on stitch count and degree of difficulty, production time may vary rush service available for an additional charge Promotional products: 14 working days
  • What are your minimum order amounts?
    None for screen-printing and embroidery – we are happy to help you. Quantity varies for type of promotional product.
  • Can I call in an order and can you ship it for me?
    Absolutely - we can ship anywhere in the lower 48.
  • Can I return something after it's monogrammed?
    No, unfortunately we can not accept returns after the item is personalized.
  • Do you take outside merchandise?
    Yes, we're happy to embroider your garments. Please give us a call to discuss your items.
  • Items we don't embroider:
    Handkerchiefs Christening gowns Fur coat linings Bedsheets Shower curtains Bath mats Suitcases Leather goods Dress shirt cuffs
  • Can you repair, pull-out, or embroider over a monogram already on apparel I bring in? "
    Unfortunately it is difficult to remove a monogram; however, if you remove the monogram, we will try our best to embroider over that area.
  • What do you do with my private information?
    We keep your information for internal purposes only. We do not sell any of your private information to third parties.



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