“So how does this work, anyway?” That's the main question we get from new customers that have never ordered a patch before. We are here to help make this process easy and efficient for you - no stress!
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Has your business come across budget constraints when considering embroidering individual caps and uniform items with direct embroidery? We are here to help with bulk patches!
If you’re looking for an affordable option for marketing your business then custom patches might be the right fit for you. Our durable and striking patches offer great branding and marketing options for those who are looking to bring more visibility to their business. Custom patches will allow you to add your logo to clothing, hats, and bags. If you need a patch for a corporate event, such as a convention or expo you’re attending, then this might be the perfect opportunity to stand out from the crowd.
Create A Custom Patch
The most obvious place to start is working with a representative from the Artex Group to help create a custom patch for you. We employ a team of designers and artists to assist you during this process, and we’ll make sure that you are completely satisfied with the patch design you receive.
We’ll even help you decide on the best type of patch material to use, depending on what your plans are. We offer patches in a wide variety of styles, materials, and backings. This includes PVC patches, embroidered patches, woven patches, and dye sublimated patches.
Tips For Marketing With Custom Patches
No matter how you’re using your custom patches, it’s a good idea to have your logo feature prominently and make your logo simple and easy to read. Attaching your patch to t-shirts, polos, hats, and jackets is a great place to start. Of course, you aren’t just limited to using your brand new custom patches for clothing or hats. Consider the following ideas:
- Add your patches to bags or backpacks
- Include your patch as a freebie inside of grab bags
- Adhere a pin to the back of your patch to turn it in a removable pin
- Attach your patch to can koozies
- Turn your custom patch into a keyring
Standing Out With Custom Patches
Another thing to consider is that you don’t have to giveaway patches to potential customers. Decking out your team in stylish patches is another surefire method for getting brand name recognition. For example, if a member (or members) of your team have recently accomplished something noteworthy, such as earning a certification, consider making a patch to add to your company’s uniforms. Such a thing will help to instill trust in customers and will exquisitely showcase expertise.
If you have a group of charismatic and enthusiastic employees consider making them brand ambassadors. These ambassadors will share their passion for your business with folks they meet, converting them into potential customers. By having them wear your company logo they’ll be able to foster goodwill for your brand.
Need some further assistance with your custom patch? Reach out to us today! The Artex Group has the expertise and know-how to help you design and manufacture a custom patch without the headache. We’re here to help you every step of the way.
Good news for uniform companies that order custom patches. As you know, custom patch pricing is partially based on the quantity you order. The more patches that are made in one production run, the more cost-efficient it is for you. With that in mind, I highly suggest you consider this amazing cost-cutting idea and give yourself a substantial discount.
It seems that most uniform companies reorder the same custom patches numerous times throughout the year. For example, you have a contract (or long-term purchasing history) to produce 6000 customized uniforms per year. Like most uniform companies, you order your patches monthly or quarterly so let’s say you order 1500 patches per quarter. Like clockwork, your patches arrive on time and like clockwork, you call your patch vendor again in 2-3 months to reorder the same patches.
This purchasing schedule may work well for you but if you have contracted clients or clients with consistent purchasing requirements, here is a secret to dramatically cutting your costs. A “Stock and Hold” program is based on your client’s yearly usage whereby the majority of your patches are made in one production run. Since the patches are pre-made upfront, your patches are inventoried and always available at your request. Your custom-made patches would be released and shipped as your requirements come in (weekly, monthly or quarterly). One call and your patches will be shipped within 24 hours right to your door! How nice is that? You can start customizing your apparel within 24 hours of placing your order. That’s a valuable service to be able to offer your clients.
Here’s where the program makes sense (cents). Using the 6000 uniforms example, your pricing is based on the 6000 patches, not the monthly or quarterly quantity. The difference in pricing between 500 (or 1500) and 6000 patches is significant. Savings would be in the 25 to 30% range.
Quick response times (receive your patches within 24 hours of calling your order in) and volume-based pricing could make this program a perfect fit for some of your clientele. At the end of each year, whatever inventory remains would be released from the initial production run.
Artex Group offers a “Stock and Hold” program perfectly designed for uniform companies that have constant demands for custom patches. Read more about the “Stock and Hold” program for custom patches here and start saving big money on your custom embroidered patches right now.
Before you go, are you familiar with sublimated patches? This process produces a patch with photo-realistic imagery. You can even add embroidery giving the patch a beautiful, textured quality. They are very unique and given the incredible detail you can achieve, they offer a creative accessory option for customizing uniforms