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Decoration process choices

Updated: Jun 21, 2020

Decoration information

We use print facilities in the UK, the EU and the rest of the world dependent on various factors. Ideally items are decorated during the manufacturing process not after.

It is our job to know the different techniques of decoration that are available for the myriad of items we provide you branded.

From our main product line we stand for speed, quality and service. Approved before 17:00 CET, order is printed and sent the next day. This is our standard service at no additional cost. The delivery times throughout Europe are 24-48 hours so from artwork approval the printed goods are delivered to your destination of choice within 2-3 days.

Quality and security are especially important and therefore we also have an extensive quality control process in place, resulting in a very high-quality service with a less than 1% rejection rate. If you still have a complaint, we will solve this promptly. We have more than 15 different printing techniques at our disposal at this facility to fulfil and process all decoration requests. In addition, we have a huge production capacity to meet all demands large or small. Just let us know your requirement and challenge us!

The full range of techniques from our broader range of suppliers

Digital Printing

Digital printing is similar to inkjet printing. Micro droplets of ink are squirted onto a product to create an image. The ink is instantly cured by exposing it to UV light.

· Perfect for multi coloured logos

· Create a unique effect with matt, gloss or embossed finishes

· Strong resistance to fading or damage

· Ideal for small quantities

· Only suitable for flat or slightly curved surfaces

· Available within our SureShip™ service

· Suitable for flat, slightly curved surfaces

· Applicable for plastic materials

· Only possibly for CMYK


No you cannot feel it, even if you try!

Introducing infusion - the untouchable decoration

Re-imagine decoration.

We have developed a new technique that infuses your logo into the fabric creating an untouchable decoration with razor sharp detail, unlike any other.

· Razor sharp with higher resolution

· Offers a comfortable, breathable decoration

· Untouchable

· Offers unlimited colours for one set up


Doming is used to create a 3D version of your image by shaping a raised surface beneath the print. A mould is formed, printed and filled with epoxy which is then hardened to maintain its shape.

· Create a 3D effect

· Strong resistance to fading or damage

· Can only be applied to flat surfaces

· Suitable for flat surfaces which are designed with a depressed area for the domed sticker

· Applicable for plastic, paper, wood and metal materials.

· CMYK colours

Laser engraving

Laser engraving is achieved through using a laser beam to precisely etch decoration into a surface.

· Create a high-class impression

· Unique tone on tone

· Superb result for metal, glass and wood

· Available within our SureShip™ service

Debossing, also with colour infill available

Debossing creates an indented image by applying a die to a heat-pressed area.

· Create a unique 3D look

· Subtle tone on tone look

· Adds perceived value

· Great for real and imitation leather product

Shapes: Flat

Materials: Genuine and artificial leather, paper

Products: portfolios, wallets, notebooks

Colours: One (silver or gold)

Embroidery, up to 12 colours simultaneously can be achieved on one position.

Here we have managed to texture the shape of the figure through quality digitising

Embroidery is decorating a fabric by stitching thread in a pattern

· Classic decoration technique

· High value look

· Suitable for both flat and irregular surfaces

· Tread colours to match any logo

· High impact wool stitch

· Applicable for cotton, polyester and fleece materials Maximum of 12 colours

Pad Print

Transfer Print

Transferring is done by first creating a screen print image on paper and then using heat and glue to transfer it onto the chosen product.

· Ideal for fabrics

· Economical solution for multi-colour printing of smaller quantities

· Perfect for logos with many colours

· Very good coverage also for bright ink

· Allows for extreme detail like small text

· Free standing text

· No contours required

· Large sizes available

· Suitable for flat surfaces

· Applicable for polyester, nylon, cotton and non-woven materials

· Maximum of 4 colours or CMYK


Screen printing or silkscreen is a printing method where the image is imposed on a mesh screen with blank areas coated with an impermeable substance.

Inks are then pressed through the mesh screen to produce clear, sharp images.

· Economic choice for large multi-coloured decoration

· Great choice for texts decorations and a distressed look and feel

· CMYK available for white substrates

· Suitable for flat surfaces

· Applicable for polyester, nylon, cotton, and non-woven materials

Maximum of 4 colours for non-textiles and maximum of 5 colours for textiles


Introducing HXD, a unique decoration method that offers all new possibilities for your branded apparel.

What really separates HXD is the added dimension it brings to a logo, creating a subtle pop from the apparel surface.

Hot Stamping

Hot stamping is de-bossing with a metallic finish, created by applying foil between the to-be-decorated surface and the dye.

· Exceptional superior impression

· Create a unique 3D look

· Ideal for real and imitation leather product

· Available in silver and gold finish

· Suitable for flat surfaces

· Applicable for genuine and artificial leather PU and PVC and paper materials

· One colour: silver, gold, metallic green, red or blue

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