Start Your Own Business

Interested in starting an laser engraving business?

With Epilog Lasers starting at $7995 and with our selection of used lasers, you can get in to business for a fraction of the cost of a franchise. Below is a listing of information to help you begin that process. We have over 30 years of experience as a laser engraving business. Previously in the retail/wholesale production environment and now on the laser engraving equipment sales side of things. Don’t see what you need here, contact us so we can help!

You can click and download the fine new Start Your Own Laser Engraving Business Guide from Epilog Laser Systems!! This great new booklet can help you arrange your thoughts as you prepare to go into business for yourself. PLEASE REMEMBER, the very best advice we can give you is this- be sure to surround yourself with good people. In addition to selecting the best laser (EPILOG!!) you must have a good accountant, lawyer, insurance agent, etc to help with the things that are important to your specific business.

Other Tools & Resources

Looking for a great website to help you do a business plan? Go to

SCORE – Counselors to America’s Small Business

Here you will find the following resources:

  • Business Plan for a Start-Up Business
  • Bank Loan Request for Small Business
  • Start Up Expenses
  • Locate closest SCORE office

SBA – United States Small Business Administration

Here you will find the following resources:

  • Free Small Business Start Up Guide
  • Start Up Basics
  • Business Plan Basics
  • Writing the Plan
  • Using the Plan
  • Financing Basics
  • Estimating Costs
  • Finding Capital
  • Personal vs. Business
  • Applying for a Loan
  • Small Business Lenders
  • Specific Training
  • Understanding Financial Basics

Starting an Engraving Business – Epilog Laser

Download and read the “Start Your Own Laser Engraving Business Guide” from Epilog Laser Systems.

In this document, you will find the following resources:

  • Why Epilog Laser?
  • Choosing the Right Laser System for You
  • How Can I Afford a Laser?
  • Laser Basics: Frequently Asked Questions
  • Laser Industries: What Can I Do With an Epilog?
  • Laser Materials: What Works with a Laser?