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What are the different types of customisation for corporate gifts?

If you are not already aware, there are actually numerous forms of customisations which you can select from for your corporate gifts. This can range from the customisation of the fonts to the design and even the texture of your desired corporate gifts. Here is a list of the more popular forms of customisation for corporate gifts amongst businesses.

Hot Stamping

Hot Stamping on Business Cards

Hot Stamping is a dry printing method in which high temperatures are used to transfer foils or pre-dried ink to apply a graphic on virtually any surface. With your company’s logo adorning the corporate gifts handed out to your clients, it serves as a perfect way to create a superior brand impression.

Suitable for:

-embossing of customised leather products

-embossing of customised notebooks

Heat transfer

Another popular form of customisation involving heat is that of heat transfer. This process is performed by creating a screen print image on paper and subsequently applying heat and glue to imprint the image onto the chosen article. Heat transfer can be applied to all kinds of woven and knitted products. This makes it good for printing of images onto customised tote bags, canvas bags, non-woven bag or any type of customised gift which require numerous coloured logos and complicated pictorial designs.

Suitable for

-Tote bags

-Canvas bags

-Non-woven bag

-Customised gifts which require numerous coloured logos/pictorial designs

Debossing

Sample debossed surface

It is a process whereby heat and pressure is being applied, which creates a depressed effect. Debossing adds a unique and personalised touch to your corporate gifts for your esteemed clients.

Suitable for:

-Real Leather Products

-Artificial Leather Products

Customisation of notebooks

Embroidery

This is one of the more traditional decorative techniques around and is instantly recognized as a high quality feature that that works wonders in adding extra perceived value to your corporate gifts. Embroidery can be applied to both flat and irregular surfaces of all kinds of woven and knitted products. This makes it especially useful for designing customised towels, jackets, polo T-shirts, plush toys or even clothes.

Suitable for:

-Designing customised towels

-Jackets/clothes

-Polo T-shirts

-Plush toys

Silk Screen Printing

Silk printing actually refers to a process whereby inks are pressed through mesh stencils to produce clear, sharp images that are ideal for logos and text. This allows it to produce high quality and long lasting results on flat surfaces. Silk printing is ideal for all types of customised corporate gifts with simple logo designs and can be produced in large quantities.

UV Printing

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UV printing onto a black surface

This form of digital printing utilises ultra-violet (UV) lights to dry or cure ink as it is printed. While the printer distributes ink on the surface of the material, specially designed UV lights follow close behind to instantaneously dry up the ink.  This form of printing offers several advantages. These UV inks offer an increased resistance to fading and are able to withstand harsh weathers. As such, UV printing is especially useful for designing your customised backpacks/ outdoor packs.

Suitable for:

-Customised backpacks

-Outdoor packs

Engraving

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Engraving on a metal surface

Engraving refers to the process of incising a design onto a hard, usually flat surface. This method is specially suited to be used on metal, glass or wood. This also enables you to create personalised messages for your clients, allowing them to better remember your brand.

Suitable for:

-Engraving on metal

-Engraving on glass

-Engraving on wood

Die Cut Sticker and Decal

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This process is performed by first printing the desired image on sticker or decal. The printed article will then be die cut into desired shapes and sizes. Die cut makes it ideal for the customisation of gifts in small quantities.

Roller Print

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Roller print gives high quality, long lasting results on cylindrical surfaces. Inks are pressed through mesh stencils to produce clear, sharp images that are ideal for logos and text. This makes it possible to design almost any corporate gift which requires texts or graphics.

Digital Print

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This form of printing is best suited for logos with more than three colours with elaborate or colourful designs or for photographs. This process is also known as full colour process which involves a process of printing four transparent colours to achieve a full colour or photographic image. Digital printing involves your artwork being processed by a computer and then printed directly onto the surface of a product. This makes it suitable for printing on almost any surface

Suitable for:

-Printing on hand fans

-Printing on power banks

-Printing on plastic gift

Utilise these popular forms of customisation to create the perfect corporate gifts and leave a long and lasting impression with your clients. If there are any other forms of customisation which you prefer, feel free to visit our website or to drop us a call and we can provide you with a quote for your desired corporate gift!

Why a customised bag is the most versatile gift for your event

Bags are one of the most commonly received gifts all over the world. They can be gifted at almost any occasion, ranging from birthday parties to anniversary dinners and corporate events. Leave a more lasting impression on your business clients with our fully customisable bags from SWITTS! Here are several reasons why a customised bag would actually prove to be the most versatile gift for your event.

Fully Customisable Laptop Bag

Brand Recognition

By engraving your company’s name in bold on these bags, your clients can be reminded of you brand every time they lay eyes on the bag or whenever they use it. Another huge benefit which a customised bag can bring to you is the “free advertising” which it offers for your brand as well. Many other pairs of eyes would be exposed to your brand whenever your clients utilise these customised bags. This helps to greatly increase awareness for your brand.

Practicality

Travel-Friendly Bag

Due to its numerous uses, a bag can definitely serve as one of the most practical gifts which you can offer to your clients. We can provide bags catering to a huge variety of needs, ranging from lunch boxes to camping bags to school bags and even eco-friendly bags if you are a strong proponent of protecting the Earth. At SWITTS, we are able to customise your bags based on the design, use, colour, material and even the number of straps and compartments which you want your bag to have. If you have a certain theme or idea in mind, feel free to let us know and we will adapt it according to any specifications which you desire!

Symbolic Meaning

By gifting a customised bag to your client, it can also serve as a strong form of remembrance for your clients to remember your brand whenever they utilise the bag. In addition, the simple act of gifting a bag to your client can be marketed as a demonstration of the symbolic act of being able to bear the burden of your clients’ problems.

Our vision at  SWITTS has always been to strive to provide you with customised corporate gifts of the finest quality in Singapore. Feel free to drop us an email or a text message to find out more about our customised bags or any of our customised corporate gifts.

Tips on designing the perfect customised lanyard for your event

Unknown to many of us, the simple act of slinging a lanyard over your neck can actually do a great deal for your brand. Our torso is one of the most prominent parts of our entire body and displaying a lanyard with your brand’s name engraved in bold across it can actually help increase your brand exposure. At SWITTS, we provide several options for you to customise your lanyards and transform it into the perfect corporate gift for your clients.

Material of the Lanyard

We have several different materials which you can choose from for your lanyard. This includes cotton, tubular, polyester and woven. The polyester lanyard is the most popular material and is suitable for most events due to its strength and ability to withstand wear and tear resulting from daily use. It also dries very easily and does not shrink when exposed to moisture. The tubular lanyards are made from tube-stitched polyester, similar to that of a shoelace. Due to its light weight and comfort, this material is especially popular amongst sports enthusiasts. This would be a prime choice if you are faced with a limited budget as it offers outstanding performance at an affordable price. However, if you do have another material in mind, do let us know and we will customise it according to your needs!

Attachment of the Lanyard

There are several attachments of the lanyard which you can choose from, depending on your needs. These include a safety breakaway clip, oval chip, lobster clip, crocodile chip and a double crocodile chip. A breakaway clip offers an enhanced safety option, allowing the lanyard to automatically disconnect when placed under pressure. This eliminates the chances of choking occurring. On the other hand, other attachments such as the oval clip and the crocodile clip provide a very firm support for your attached name cards, ensuring that they do not fall off even when engaging in more rigorous activities.

Breakaway Lanyard

Imprints on the Lanyard

We also have a range of unique imprints available if you’d like to get customised lanyards in Singapore. You can choose to engrave your company’s brand onto the lanyards along with any design or theme specifications which you may prefer. The imprints on our lanyards can differ from affordable one-coloured designs to detailed multi-coloured dye-sublimation imprints. If you have a certain design in mind, do let us know and our experienced designers can help transform these ideas into reality!

Our vision at  SWITTS has always been to strive to provide you with customised corporate gifts of the finest quality in Singapore. Feel free to drop us an email or a text message to find out more about our customised lanyards or any of our customised corporate gifts.

Here is our list of our top 6 eco-friendly corporate gift ideas

With the ever increasing number of environmental advocates, there has been a shift in the trend towards the conservation of our natural environment. Fret not if you are pondering over what corporate gifts to get. We have compiled a list of the top few eco-friendly corporate gifts which you could proudly present to both your existing as well as potential clients.

  1. Foldable Metal Straw

A very simple but effective way to help reduce the amount of plastic you use would be to switch over to metal straws instead. These straws can be washed after each use, making them reusable. In addition, unlike ordinary metal straws, these ones are foldable and can be conveniently packed into a small box and carried around. We also offer laser engraving/printing services on the straws for you to provide a more personalised touch to your corporate gifts!

  • Felt Folders

These folders are made using felt, which is a form of natural fiber derived from wool. The use of such a textile provides it with a soft and natural feel without compromising on durability. These folders can easily hold a laptop, documents or small objects.

  • Rice Husk Lunch Box

Our lunch boxes are made up of rice husk fiber which is completely chemical-free, making it eco-friendly. There are two tiers within each box, which enables you to easily separate different types of food from one another without worrying about them being mixed up with one another when transporting your food around.

  • Rice Husk Cup

Similar to the lunch boxes, these cups are also environmentally-friendly since they are made using rice husks. They can store both hot as well as cold drinks. However, unlike regular porcelain cups which are extremely brittle, theses cups will not break when dropped, saving you any potential mess that could occur.

  • Canvas Bag

Canvas Bags are made from cotton which is a natural fiber coming from the cotton plant. It is also recyclable and is a renewable resource, making it environmentally friendly. Despite this, its plain cotton weave makes it durable and can easily last you for years. Additionally, canvas is a washable material and its fabric cannot be easily damaged. This material also allows for easy printing and engraving of words on it.

  • Eco Friendly Pen

These pens come in a wide assortment of bright colours and are made using recycled paper. This ensures that no additional waste is generated from the manufacture of such pens. They are easily customisable based on your needs and would make the perfect corporate gift for your clients!

In addition to the items listed above, we also have a huge range of other customisable corporate gifts which you can select from in Singapore. Simply visit our website https://switts.com.sg , select the corporate gift which you desire and contact us via whatsapp to place your order!

How your business could actually benefit by providing GWPs

If you still do not know what a GWP stands for, it actually refers to a Gift with Purchase. This usually arrives in the form of a complimentary or discounted gift that is given when someone purchases one or more products. Many companies/brands provide GWPs to their customers which either serves as a token of appreciation or to encourage sales. However, the benefit which a GWP can confer actually goes far beyond that.

Drive sales/purchase

For one, a GWP would definitely provide an added incentive for customers to increase their spending in order to meet the minimum purchase criteria and qualify for the complimentary gift. This in turns leads to an increase in the store or brand’s average sale. GWPs can also serve as a way to increase the engagement with the customer. After establishing a more personal connection with the customer, GWPs can be used to provide an added level of personalisation to the customer. For example, a GWP can be carefully selected based on the wants of the customers and provide the customer with an even greater purchase value. In addition, a GWP can also help create increased brand awareness amongst potential customers. For example, a skincare brand which offers a technological product as a GWP could help create awareness for its brand when its customers utilise the GWP and other consumers become exposed to the skincare brand as well.

Motivate instant purchase

GWPs can also serve to increase the conversion rate of customers. By providing a deadline, for the distribution of GWPs, this provides a shorter window of opportunity to customers and motivates them to buy now rather than wait. With this increase in purchase intent, it may also make it easier for your company to cross-sell other products or services to these motivated customers.

Foster stronger ties

Lastly, GWPs can be used to foster a stronger relationship with your top-tier customers. For example by creating a personalised corporate gift you could schedule a visit with one of these customers and leverage on this gift to recommend your latest product or service to them. This personalised “shopping experience” felt by the customer can in turn lead to purchase and a stronger loyalty to your brand.

As can be seen, there are numerous performance benefits which your business can reap from the offering of a GWP to your customers. In Singapore, there are several corporate gift companies which can help provide you with the perfect gift to meet your organisational goals. At SWITTs Singapore, we promise to provide you with customised corporate gifts for your customers which would also meet your business requirements. Hesitate no further and contact us via email or Whatsapp to allow us to provide you with a hassle-free solution for your corporate gifts in Singapore!