A fruit knife can do more than sample fruit and vegetables. It can do more than carry your company logo to all your customers. Here are some fun samples of tricks that people have done with fruit knives. This makes fruit knives great promotional items. They are useful, long-lasting, and appreciated. What other type of advertising can be described like that?
Fortunately, you don’t have to do the searching yourself. The people that do the engraving look for knife materials that will engrave well. Not all stainless steel is suitable for laser engraving. Some steel is not consistent enough to give good results when you laser engrave it. It may be a great blade or handle component of a knife, as far as durability and appearance. But it might not be suitable for laser engraving.
Here are engravable knives, pocket knives that have been tested for engraving. They all have passed the test for beautiful laser engraving.
Impress your workers………Give personalized knives as safety awards.
Personalized knives are engraved knives with a person’s name on each knife. They are designed to be personal custom gifts to each special recipient. Everyone likes to see their name on their possessions. Why not take advantage of this human trait, and advertise your company on the knives, too.
Choose a quality stainless steel knife with an attractive handle.
Order from a reputable online knife company.
Pick out your best, simplified corporate logo.
Prepare a list of your personalized names on an Excel worksheet.
Order a few extra knives without a name, for recipients that pop up in the near future.
Are you thinking of ordering engraved Buck knives with your corporate logo and a tag line? Here are a few tips to help.
Don’t settle for just lettering. And don’t settle for just logo engraving. Choose a company that can laser engrave your corporate logo AND lettering.
Get your engraving done in the USA.
Art file: Furnish your best high resolution art file. Better yet, furnish a vector art file. Vector art is the best art. Examples are .ai files and .eps files, with the art created, not pasted, in Adobe Illustrator. If you cannot furnish the best art, a reputable company can convert it for you, at a small fee.
Speed. How long is the production time? Ask the company. 10 business days is average. 5 days is real good. If you have a deadline, some companies can meet your deadline.
Service. Deal with an engraver that answers your questions promptly and accurately.
The New Gerber Instant Knife 752 is designed to be light weight, but big and powerful. If you get your company logo on these engraved Gerber knives, you will be an Instant Success with your employees and customers. Gerber keeps up-to-date with the preferences of knife enthusiasts. This year, they want a tactical design, and the assisted-opening feature. Light-weight handles with cutouts are a big hit, also. The stainless steel blade is in the form of a modified tanto style and 3 1/4″ long. The knife is 4 1/2″ closed, which is a large pocket knife. To keep the weight low, Gerber makes the handle out of a composite material. Can you open this knife with one hand? You bet.
To keep it simple, here are just 4 misconceptions about company logo knives. I’m sure you can think of others.
The best price is what you need.
Knives are just for men.
A color imprint is the best imprint.
Chinese-made knives are junk.
Here are the answers….
This statement is an easy one to figure out. The best price may mean the worst service, or the worst imprint on your company logo knives.
Surprisingly, many females like to carry a pocket knife for protection, and to open boxes, just like men do. My pastor’s wife appreciated the multi-tool I gave her, because she does all the fixing around the house.
A color imprint may look the nicest, but laser engraving is the most permanent imprinting method. Color imprints can scratch off in time, especially if your car keys are rubbing against them in your pocket.
The quality of pocket knives coming from China is very remarkable. They are using good stainless steel, and the workmanship is very good. The price is low because of the low cost of labor in that country. Dako and Gerber and Starline knives are my favorite Chinese-made pocket knives.
Our report for the best pocket knife for June 2017 may surprise you. It is highly popular for its value. The perceived value is $7 to $10, but the sale price is only $1.99 each. Free setup, also! If you have a promotional campaign in mind, and have hundreds or thousands of people on your gift list, this knife is your best choice. The Maxam Digital Camo Knife wins the prize this month over all other knives. It has been hard to keep enough inventory on the shelves for this sought-after economy pocket knife.
Camouflage has remained very popular the last few years. There is a subculture of camo enthusiasts that like to own many different items with the camo look. Camo hats, jackets, pants, cell phone cases, back packs, mugs, beer can insulators, and pencils are super popular.
Good question. Everyone likes to receive a gift knife with a corporate logo of their employer or a business customer. Personalizing goes an extra mile to accomplish this same goal.
Personalized Pocket Knives are a little different than putting a company logo on a knife. Personalizing really means we are putting an individual’s name or initials on the knife. Each knife is laser engraved with a different name. The pricing is a little different for doing this as opposed to engraving the same logo on every piece. Usually the cost is about $4.00 per piece, plus a setup charge of $20. If you want your logo on each knife, in addition to the personalization, that can be done, too. There’s a setup charge to do that, but the laser engraving of your logo is free. It’s included in the advertised price. Making you knives into personalized gifts is a great idea. Everyone likes to see their own name on their own things. It gives a sense of pride, and prevents knives from getting switched with someone else’s knife.