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Not all Fridge Magnets are Created Equal

Posted on by Denise Coulter in Articles, Fridge Magnets, Laminated Promo Products Comments Off on Not all Fridge Magnets are Created Equal

Samples of custom printed promotional magnets.There are a lot of different types of magnets available in our industry. Flexible fridge magnets can range in thickness and holding power, there are various options for the finish and the option of being waterproof. All play a factor in the cost of the magnets.

The thicker the magnet, the stronger the holding power. The most common fridge magnet materials are 11 mil, 15 mil and 20 mil thick. The 11 mil magnets (business card weight approx.) won’t always stay put and can slide down the fridge, they do not have enough holding power to hold up a piece of paper and have a tendency to curl up on the edges. 15 mil and 20 mil magnets cost a bit more but will hold up paper on the fridge, lay flat and the magnet will stay in place.

Now for the finish options and what makes magnets waterproof. The printable surface is gloss paper or matte vinyl. A varnish or UV coating can be applied after printing as well as a laminate or in some cases, nothing is done after printing. The extra coating and laminate can provide protection from scuffs, marks, fingerprints and enhance the colours of your artwork. The paper option is not waterproof as vinyl is. Vinyl is normally not laminated or need an extra coating as the surface is much more durable.

It is a good idea to see samples of previous work to check out the print quality, thickness and finish before you order. Not all suppliers will make all the different types of magnets either. Your budget, the application and reason for the magnet purchase will help choose which type of magnet will work for you and which will represent your brand or event the best.

What do we produce… Our standard fridge magnets are 28 mil thick (20 mil magnet material with a paper print and gloss laminate). We do offer the 15 mil version for our larger size fridge magnets. A large magnet covers more surface which makes for a stronger hold. The waterproof, outdoor and vehicle magnets we produce are 34 mil thick (30 mil magnet material with a vinyl print).

Visit our Magnets page for more details, to see samples, and get pricing. If you have any questions, please contact us.  All our magnets are made on site at our Vancouver, Canada location.


Customized Waterproof Paper Products

Posted on by Denise Coulter in Articles, Business Cards, Coasters, Drink Coasters, Key Tags, Laminated Promo Products, notebooks, Paper Products, Stickers, waterproof paper products Comments Off on Customized Waterproof Paper Products

Custom printed waterproof paper product samplesThere are a number of different uses for waterproof paper including note pads, door hangers, book covers, menus, manuals, field books, coasters and tags. Waterproof paper is very durable with incredible tear strength and can hold up to chemicals, grease, sweat and any environmental condition. Just like regular paper, waterproof polyester paper can be cut, perforated, folded, scored, laminated and bound as well as digital and offset printed. Waterproof paper is available in cover stock, book weight and adhesive paper.

We produce all of the waterproof paper products on site at our Vancouver, Canada location. Contact us for more info or a quote on your next custom project.


Rigid Promotional Fridge Magnets

Posted on by Denise Coulter in Articles, Fridge Magnets, Laminated Promo Products Comments Off on Rigid Promotional Fridge Magnets

Custom printed rigid fridge magnet samples.Rigid fridge magnets make great give aways as well as perfect souvenirs, keepsakes and advertising tools. They are available in various round sizes as well as a square, rectangle and oval shape. Rigid magnets come with a ceramic magnet or full magnet back (for certain sizes) and have a raised, domed look with a crystal clear, gloss laminate finish to enhance and show off your custom artwork.

Visit our Magnets page for more details, samples and pricing. Contact us if you have any questions. Our custom promotional magnets are made on site at our Vancouver, Canada location.


Mouse Pads and Counter Pads Surface

Posted on by Denise Coulter in Articles, Counter Pads, Laminated Promo Products, Mouse Pads Comments Off on Mouse Pads and Counter Pads Surface

A collage of custom printed mouse pads and counter padsWe often get asked about the surface of the mouse pads and counter pads that we make. The surface is not cloth or fabric. We apply a heavy matte textured laminate over the custom printed image that makes for easy gliding with your mouse as well as provides protection.  We offer gloss laminate and the same matte textured laminate for customized counter pads.

Mouse pad and counter pads can help promote your brand or new product. They are a great medium to display your photos, specials and your product line. Both promo items are long lasting and durable that will get used everyday and will hold up.

Visit our Mouse Pad/Counter Pad page for more details and pricing. If you have any questions please contact us. Promo pad products are made on site at our Vancouver, BC location.


Holiday Hours

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Holiday hours


Popular Holiday Promotional Product Giveaways

Posted on by Denise Coulter in Acrylic Promo Products, Articles, Calendars, Coasters, Drink Coasters, Key Chains, Key Tags, Mouse Pads Comments Off on Popular Holiday Promotional Product Giveaways

Photo of custom promo products for holiday gifts

Our most popular holiday gifts are versatile, can be used all year long and provide maximum exposure of your brand.

• Cork and Rubber Drink Coasters are long lasting and durable. Available with a brilliant gloss or matte laminate.
• Custom Calendars come in various sizes and a multitude of types including desktop, tent, wall, and magnetic.
• Mouse Pads are available in 3 sizes with a durable surface with rubber or low tack adhesive back.
Key Chains / Key Tags are eye catching and compact products available in various shapes and sizes.

Contact us if you have any questions or need a quote.

Products are made on site at our Vancouver, Canada location.


Special on Custom Wall Flip Calendars

Posted on by Denise Coulter in Articles, Calendars, Specials Comments Off on Special on Custom Wall Flip Calendars

Custom printed wall flip calendarsWall Flip Calendar Special: Oct. 13 – Nov. 10, 2017

• January 2018 to January 2019 calendar.
• Supply custom front & back covers and 13 photos or designs with your company info included.
• Size: 11″ x 8.5″ when folded, opens to 11″ x 17″, saddle stitched, 1 hole drilled.
• Custom printed in full colour (CMYK) on 80lb gloss text with a 80lb gloss cover.
• Price includes placement of supplied designs on our standard template.
• Extra charges apply to modify our template.
• Production time is 5 to 7 working days after artwork approval.
• Printed and assembled on site at our Vancouver, Canada location.
• Priced per unit (H).

25 – $13.96 each
50 – $11.71 each
100 – $8.50 each
250 – $7.01 each
500 – $6.11 each
1000 – $5.34 each
2500 – $2.86 each

Contact us if you have any questions. Visit our Calendar page for more details.


Custom Printed Acrylic Promo Products

Posted on by Denise Coulter in Acrylic Promo Products, Articles, Coasters, Drink Coasters, Fridge Magnets, Key Tags, New Products Comments Off on Custom Printed Acrylic Promo Products

Custom printed acrylic promotional productsIn the beginning of 2017, we added 3 types of acrylic promo products – custom printed acrylic fridge magnetscoasters and key tags. These items are great to promote your brand or cause and are ideal souvenirs and keepsakes and are long lasting and durable. Acrylic fridge magnets are available in square and rectangle, acrylic coasters in square and acrylic key tags in square, rectangle and round. Visit the specific product page for more details, templates and pricing. If you have any questions please contact us.

Acrylic promotional products are made on site at our Vancouver, Canada location.


Top 5 Most Popular Promotional Products

Posted on by Denise Coulter in Articles, Coasters, Drink Coasters, Fridge Magnets, Napkins, Promotional Buttons, Stickers Comments Off on Top 5 Most Popular Promotional Products

Custom samples of pin back buttons, coasters, stickers, napkins and coasters.Our top 5 most popular promotional products are pin back buttons, fridge magnets, coasters, stickers and napkins. We can produce low minimums for these products and various shapes and sizes are available.

Promotional products are a perfect way to display your brand and make great give aways and thank you’s at trade shows and weddings. Napkins add a special touch to an event while pin back buttons and stickers can make a powerful visual impact. Coasters are a great way to protect a desktop and also display a message while fridge magnets make handy informational tools that get looked at several times a day by various age groups.

All of our products are made on site at our Vancouver, BC location. Contact us if you have any questions or require a quote.


Printing Napkins in White Foil vs White Ink

Posted on by Denise Coulter in Articles, Napkins, Wedding Comments Off on Printing Napkins in White Foil vs White Ink

Custom printed napkin samplesWe often get asked about printing napkins in white ink. White ink is not opaque so the ink takes on the colour of the napkin and ends up looking washed out and dull. White foil (matte) is opaque and will display your artwork vividly with a nice contrast.

Contact us if you have any questions or need a quote. Napkins are printed on site at our Vancouver BC location.