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RIBBON PRINTING/ BRANDED RIBBON


Print your company logo or message on customized ribbon. Branding is most often done on heat-slit polyester label satin, trilobal satin, petersham or cotton tape. Branded ribbons or tapes are a very effective & affordable way to promote your brand or to send a personalized message to the recipients of your gifts.


Branded ribbons are widely used by corporates, medical companies, couriers and construction crew, identifying lanyards & medals, general decor at functions and weddings & for general gifting.  Our printed gift ribbon and re-rolled & packaged on 20m rolls and sold to retail shops world-wide where they're sold per meter/ roll.


INFO NEEDED FOR A QUOTE:

Ribbons are printed/ branded using different printing methods, each with its limitations and different pricing.  Do inquire for a quote.


Kindly provide the following for quotation purposes:

1) Type of ribbon to be printed.

2) Width of ribbon

3) Colour of ribbon

4) Printing colour(s)

5) Meterage

#3 & #4 will determine which printing process can be used and are important for quotation purposes.

Do include a picture of your logo to be printed, if possible.


PRINTING/ BRANDING OPTIONS


Below are listed different printing methods plus some general guidelines pertaining suitability of each method to what your branding requirements are (brief breakdown). 

Min. for all methods below - 200m


1 - FOILING        <<more>>

- Ideal for metallic finishes - available in gold or silver foil (inquire about other colours)

- Up to 2 colours can be printed simultaneously

- Printing on Satins only


2 - ROTARY PRINTING        <<more>>

- Usually the most cost effective method

- Up to 6 colours can be printed simultaneously, plus 2 colours optionally on the reverse side

- Fabric inks are used to match customers' pantones, matt metallic gold & silver also available

- Suitable for dark colours on a light background

- Suitable for printing onto most ribbons & tapes


3 - SCREEN PRINTING        <<more>>

- Less cost effective method than rotary printing

- Much thicker layer of ink than rotary printing is layed down

- Suitable for light colours on a dark background OR vice-versa

- Suitable for printing onto most ribbons & tapes

- One colour max on satins, 2-colour max on petersham


4 - DIGITAL DYE SUBLIMATION        <<more>>

- Digital printing is ideal for full colour designs with lots of detail or shading

- High heat image transfer process using a heat press, so more dense/ better quality satins are used

- printing is done on white satin ribbon

- background/ribbon colour to be printed & matched to customer's requirements

- double sided printing an option, solid reverse, same design or different designs


5 - TRANSFER PRINTING        <<more>>

- Cost effective method for smaller runs

- Printing colours available - vintage black & vintage red

- Ink is layed down/ transferred less vividly than rotary printing

- Suitable for printing onto satins & selected inhouse cotton tapes










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