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Monthly Archives: February 2011

Rockets Across America Uses Custom Embroidered Patches to Promote Its Rides

Written on February 24, 2011 at 8:47 pm, by

Are you a Triumph Rocket III enthusiast?  If you are not, you may be wondering what the Triumph Rocket is. The Triumph Rocket is a British motorcycle made by the Hinckley Triumph Factory in Great Britain. The bike manufacturer, which started out with bicycles back in 1884, has been building motorcycles since 1902. Its Triumph […]

You Can’t Strike Out When Trading Umpire Lapel Pins

Written on February 22, 2011 at 8:51 pm, by

Trading has become an integral part of the tournament experience.  Teams aren’t the only ones bringing pins with them anymore.  Umpires from around the world also like having the option to trade with teams and fans.  This gives the professionals something to look forward to as well as providing them with souvenirs to remember their […]

Challenge Coins Do Not Have to Be Double Sided

Written on February 21, 2011 at 10:39 pm, by

When you think of a challenge coin, you normally assume that it has two sides.  That doesn’t have to be the case.  A growing trend we have seen a lot lately is to manufacture single sided challenge coins.  These custom items are utilized in various scenarios which we have decided to highlight below. Here are […]

Customizing Your Challenge Coins with Optional Features

Written on February 18, 2011 at 6:46 pm, by

When it comes to customizing your challenge coins, there are a number of ways to do just that.  From epoxy domes and custom edges to antiqued and polished finishes, there are a number of ways to make your challenge coins stand out in a crowd.  These features are optional and give the items a distinct […]

Lochaber Highland Estates of Scotland Dub New Lords and Ladies with Custom Real Estate Lapel Pins

Written on February 17, 2011 at 10:00 am, by

Lochaber is an area of Scotland known as the “Outdoor Capital of the U.K.” It is most famous for its nature based recreational activities such as fishing, skiing, diving, hiking, climbing and the Highland Games. To anyone with a desire to own a piece of this scenic, historical and romantic Scottish area, many different size […]

Custom Years of Service Lapel Pins for California Plant With Over 200 Employees

Written on February 16, 2011 at 10:00 am, by

It is always a privilege for us to be contracted by industry leaders.  This time the opportunity was given to us by the number one flavored carbonated soft-drink (CSD) company in the United States, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group.  The beverage company, accountable for large names such as Dr. Pepper, Snapple, Sunkist,  7Up and Fiji Water, […]

Adding a QR Bar Code to a Custom Challenge Coin

Written on February 15, 2011 at 3:13 pm, by

In today’s technological world, QR coding is drastically increasing in prominence.  What is a QR code? A QR code is a two dimensional barcode that can be read using a QR barcode reader or a camera phone with the appropriate application. The information embedded within the code may be text, a web address, preferred customer […]

Is 100 Challenge Coins Too Many to Order?

Written on February 14, 2011 at 9:31 pm, by

It’s very common for us to hear the following question, “Can I order less than 100 challenge coins?”  The answer to this question is, “No, unfortunately, we have a factory imposed minimum of 100.”  There are some clever ways in which our customers have worked with the minimum, however, and we wanted to share a […]

MMA Students of Relson Gracie Academia de Jiu Jitsu Receive Custom Challenge Coins

Written on February 8, 2011 at 4:03 pm, by

The growing popularity of Mixed Martial Arts fighting (MMA) has people all over the world taking an interest in learning the art and moves their idols perform in the ring.  One aspect of martial arts that makes up the MMA style is Jiu Jitsu. Like many other martial arts forms, jiu jitsu ranks students according […]

Baseball Season is Fast Approaching, Order Your Trading Pins Today!

Written on February 7, 2011 at 8:58 pm, by

Baseball season is right around the corner and we wanted to pass along a few ideas that help make the pin design and ordering process easier.  When creating custom trading pins, it helps to know what your priority is.  For some teams, it is displaying their mascot.  For others, it is showing the state that […]