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Why are Promotional Products so great for advertising?

They promote image and brand awareness. They can also be a valuable tool for introducing or reinforcing the marketing of products and services. Promotional Products are perfect for generating sales leads, including trade shows or corporate events.

What should I use Promo Products For?
 1. Promote goodwill
 2. Reinforce marketing of existing products, services, facilities
 3. Recognize employee performance
 4. Generate sales leads
 5. Promote trade show traffic
 6. Introduce new products, services, facilities
 7. Stimulate employee sales performance
 8. Stimulate employee productivity

What are Imprint Options?

Imprint options are the various ways a product can be branded with your logo. Below are a few of the most popular...

Screen-print
Screen-printing involves pressing ink through a fine mesh screen and onto the surface of a product.

Deboss
Also referred to as blind deboss, this classic method leaves an impression - or rather, a depression - of the logo onto a material's surface.

Emboss
Embossing is a technique which creates a pattern on the material that is raised or in relief.

Dome
An Epoxy Dome is made of a clear soft flexible see-through material which is "domed" over the top of pressure sensitive decal material.

Embroidery
Stitching a design into fabric through the use of high-speed computer-controlled sewing machines.

Foil Stamping
Foil stamping uses controlled heat, pressure, and precision timing to apply colored or metallic foil resins to decorate surfaces of varied shapes and materials.

Laser Engraving
This technique uses lasers to engrave or mark an object. It can be technical and complex, and often a computer system is used to drive the movements of the laser head.

Heat Transfer
Heat transfers are applied by heat transfer printing. This dry decorating method uses controlled heat, dwell, and pressure to thermally bond the graphic onto the surface, achieving high quality and durability.

Pad Print
Pad printing utilizes a flexible silicone rubber transfer pad that picks up a film of ink from a photo-etched printing plate and transfers it to a three-dimensional part surface.

Color Stamp
Simple one-color designs are enhanced when a die is used to apply colored foil to a material's surface.

Color Fill
Color fill combines color stamping and debossing. A die is created to first color stamp the logo onto the surface, and then that same die is used to deboss the logo into the material.

Digitizing
Before a logo can be embroidered, it must first be digitized. It is a technical term used to describe the process involved in programming the embroidery machine to stitch the logo accurately.

4 Color Process
A process where 4 different color values (cyan, magenta, yellow, and black) (CMYK) come together to create a color image. These 4 colors can be combined to create thousands of colors.

What are Set-up Charges?

Custom imprinting your logo on an item requires printing plates, film, and setting up the engraving laser or embroidery tape charges (just to name a few). These costs are independent of the actual costs of imprinting. Although these are one-time costs, for certain items there are re-set charges which will also be noted separately.

Will it look just like the proof?

All product photos and images on the web site are optimized for the best screen and printer color accuracy at their factory default settings for most brand name monitors and color printers. However, colors do sometimes vary slightly depending on the quality and/or age of your monitor or printer. This should not affect your ability to understand how your artwork will appear on the final product but should be taken into careful consideration when color is of the utmost importance. If you use a specific PMS color to represent your logo, be sure that we are aware of that prior to approving your proof.

What happens after I place my order?

Once we receive your order, artwork, and our art department has set up a sample, you will receive an e-mail or fax containing your Artwork Proof. You must approve your order and artwork to begin production. If we have any questions or need any other information from you, we will contact you immediately. We will keep you informed as to your order status throughout the ordering process.

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