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01 Aug Posted by in Swag Projects | Comments

How It’s Made: American Apparel Jersey Cotton T-Shirt

How It’s Made: American Apparel Jersey Cotton T-Shirt

Have you ever wondered how American Apparel makes their unbelievably comfy and soft jersey cotton shirt right here in the USA? Have no fear because in this edition of “How It’s Made”, we bring to you the process that delivers to you, arguably, the softest, smoothest, best looking t-shirt on the market! Step 1: They […]

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11 Feb Posted by in Swag Projects | Comments

How It’s Made: Digitized Emblems

How It’s Made: Digitized Emblems

Our Philadelphian factory, Penn Emblem, introduces us to the method behind creating digitized emblems for today’s “How It’s Made”.   Step 1: The artist reviews his work for accuracy and quality.  Then, the artwork is sent to digitizer for the emblem to be digitized for embroidery. Step 2: The DST file has been loaded into […]

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28 Jan Posted by in Swag Projects | Comments

How It’s Made: Custom Polyresin Models

How It’s Made: Custom Polyresin Models

Have you ever wondered how those custom shaped model cars, trucks, buses and planes are made?  Well in this installment of “How It’s Made”, we stay in our own midwestern region and visit EMT, an Indiana factory, and discover their step-by-step process to each custom creation.   Step 1: They start with the individualized silicone […]

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13 Jan Posted by in Swag Projects | Comments

How It’s Made: Imprinted Nail Polish Bottles

How It’s Made: Imprinted Nail Polish Bottles

One of our favorite orders for the October 2013 breast cancer awareness movement was for custom nail polish bottles that held a personally unique corporate named pink polish.  This month, we check out the factory that produced those to discover how they do it!   Step 1. Once the order is placed and proper formated […]

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25 Sep Posted by in Swag Projects | Comments

How It’s Made: Hand Sanitizer

How It’s Made: Hand Sanitizer

This issue of “How It’s Made” has us visiting one of our west coast vendors to check out how they handle bottling and labeling their ever-so-popular 0.5 oz gel hand sanitizer. Step 1: Bulk gel sanitizer is pumped from a stainless-steel, explosion-proof, 25-gallon tote. Step 2: Clear bottles are then placed on the filling conveyor. […]

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23 Sep Posted by in Swag Projects | Comments

How It’s Made: Etched Wine Bottles

How It’s Made: Etched Wine Bottles

Where else but California would we find ourselves learning about the etching & painting process of custom designed wine bottles?! 1: A custom designed film is exposed to light. 2: The light-exposed film is then applied to the bottle. 3: After the film is applied, the edges of the film are taped down to the […]

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22 Jul Posted by in Swag Projects | Comments

How It’s Made: Promotional Mats

How It’s Made: Promotional Mats

This round of “How It’s Made” finds us in Georgia to examine how logo promotional mats are printed for each custom order submitted. Step 1: Olefin carpet starts as the un-backed face to the ordered goods. Step 2: The carpet is then laid onto vinyl and enters the blooming oven to be set as the […]

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19 Jun Posted by in Swag Projects | Comments

How It’s Made: Logo Lollipops

How It’s Made: Logo Lollipops

Ever wonder how something is made or printed? Us, too! In our new blog series “How It’s Made”, we will explore the different processes and techniques used to create some of our most beloved, creative, popular and unique custom imprinted items. In our first post, we take a look at logo’d lollipops and explore the […]

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