Melco EMT16X

Next Generation of Commercial Embroidery Machine

Melco EMT16X Embroidery Machine

Discover the latest in commercial embroidery machine technology

  • 16 Needles For Color Flexibility And Efficient Embroidery Production
  • Networkable Multi-Head Modularity
  • High-Speed Pantograph (1500 Stitches Per Minute)
  • Patented Acti-Feed™ Thread Control With Auto-Tension
  • 14.1” x 3.25” Wide Angle Cap Frame
  • Large 16.1″ x 15.5” Sewing Field
  • Powerful PC-Based Melco OS
  • Easily Stitches on Leather, Denim, Vinyl and More
  • Laser Alignment and Positioning
  • Sturdy, All-Metal Wheeled Cart
Melco EMT16X Embroidery Machine
16 Needles and Infinite Possibilities 

Don’t let your embroidery machine limit your business potential. With the Melco EMT16X you have powerful tools at your disposal that allow you to take on jobs that others might have to turn away. Whether you’re stitching different projects simultaneously in a multi-head configuration, tackling tricky-to-hoop projects with a narrow lower arm and Melco Fast Clamp Pro, or flying through stitches at a blistering speed, you can be confident you’ll be delivering the highest quality products in the shortest amount of time, making both your customers and your bottom line happy. Enter the 21st-century world of the EMT16X and be amazed at what this American-engineered marvel can do for your embroidery business

Multi-Head Modularity

Unlike traditional multi-head embroidery machines, the Melco EMT16X takes a modular approach. This means that to add more heads, you simply network additional EMT16X machines together.

EMT16X Multi-Head Embroidery Machines
Automated Tension Embroidery Machines


This automated thread tensioning system provides simplified operation, reduced thread breaks, and consistent results. Just input fabric type and hoop size and let Acti-Feed™ handle the rest. No need to manually adjust tension knobs with the EMT16X.

Lower arm of Melco EMT16X Embroidery Machine

Advanced Lower Arm

The lower arm is rounded and extra narrow, allowing you to easily embroider items that other brands struggle to fit like pockets and baby clothes. Plus, the self-sharpening carbide cutter and easy-access bobbin case will ensure years of trouble-free operation. 

Hat and Cap stitching with a Melco embroidery Machin

Hats and Caps

Hats are one of the most popular personalization items and one of the many areas that the EMT16X excels. With the included Melco Cap Driver and a 270-degree sew field, you’ll be able to create any customized hats your customers need.

The large sewing field of a Melco EMT16X Embroidery Machine

Large Sew Field

Take advantage of the huge 15.7” x 16.1” sewing field with the Melco EMT16X to create large, eye-catching personalized projects like blankets and jacket backs.