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Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Iowa State Fair Honors Volunteers For Their Hard Work with Custom Lapel Pins

Written on June 30, 2011 at 5:47 pm, by

The Iowa State Fair is one of the largest fairs in the United States.  That’s why it didn’t come as a surprise when they contacted us with their request for custom lapel pins. They wanted to give a gift to their volunteers and at the same time identify Information Volunteers so that those people that […]

Gympsum Volunteer Fire Department Celebrates 100 Years with Custom Challenge Coin

Written on June 29, 2011 at 4:34 pm, by

The Gypsum Volunteer Fire Department was established in 1911. This year, they will celebrate 100 years of service.  Since they were founded, they have held this core belief, “We are your neighbors willing to help you at any time with any type of emergency.”  This belief still holds true today. In 1982, the volunteer fire […]

Custom Lapel Pins For Ice Skating Clubs and the Tournaments They Hold

Written on June 28, 2011 at 5:54 pm, by

It is said that the earliest ice skating took place in the south of Finland over 4,000 years ago.  Skates consisted of bone that was sharpened and flattened before being strapped to the bottom of the foot.  Once the steel blade with sharpened edges was invented, ice skating truly took off. Today, ice skaters from […]

Northrop Grumman Lapel Pins Instill Pride in Employees

Written on June 27, 2011 at 6:05 pm, by

Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company that provides groundbreaking systems as well as products and solutions in aerospace, electronics, and technical services.  It was started in 1939 by John J. Northrop, a skilled and innovative aircraft designer.  Today, comprised of nearly 20 companies, Northrop Grumman covers battlespace, undersea, outerspace, and cyberspace.  There are […]

SYSCO Uses Custom Lapel Pins to Reward Safe Employees

Written on June 24, 2011 at 4:50 pm, by

SYSCO Corporation is a highly successful and large company focused on assisting foodservice operators everywhere.  With 45,000+ employees, you can imagine there is a strong focus on the safety of their people.  The company’s mission is “To market and deliver great products to our customers with exceptional service.  The vision is similar, “To be our […]

Creating Custom Lapel Pins For Commemorative Events

Written on June 23, 2011 at 3:10 pm, by

The students of the Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School are traveling from Massachusetts to Cocoa Beach, Florida to watch the final launch of the Shuttle Atlantis.  They wanted something to commemorative the event so they contacted us with a request for custom lapel pins.  These items were created with the intention of being given to […]

All About Coins Offers New Lower Minimum Order

Written on June 21, 2011 at 5:36 pm, by

All About Coins is pleased to announce changes to our minimum order guidelines.  Instead of requiring our customers to purchase at least 100 challenge coins at any given time, we have now adjusted this number to 50.  This allows you to receive the same quality and craftsmanship that you have grown used to from larger […]

Timberland Honors Police, Fire, and EMS With Custom Challenge Coins

Written on June 16, 2011 at 7:32 pm, by

Nathan Swartz and his family are the brains behind the Timberland Brand.  Through years of trial and error, they were able to develop a revolutionary technology that involved fusing soles to leather uppers without stitching.  The end result was waterproof boots and shoes that were rugged and comfortable.  This was in 1973. Since then, the […]

General Motors Futurliner Parade of Progress Lapel Pins Are a Hit With Collectors

Written on June 14, 2011 at 7:45 pm, by

The Parade of Progress was established as a way to display new technology in the auto industry.  General Motors was ahead of the game when it introduced 12 new vehicles to the public at car shows in 1940-1941 and 1953-1956.  Nine out of twelve of the original Futurliners still exist. Today, these vehicles are very […]

Stand Out Years of Service Lapel Pins in Unique, Custom Shapes

Written on June 13, 2011 at 10:23 pm, by

Years of service award lapel pins are a great way to reward employee efforts in workplaces of all sizes.  Customized to fit the ideas and mission of the companies they are being made for, small gifts like pins have the ability to transform a place of employment into a happier and healthier environment for employees.  […]