Choose a reliable online pocket knife company that laser engraves knives, or offers other methods of imprinting.
Email them your company logo. Vector art is the best art. If you have them, send .ai or .eps files. Sometimes .pdf or .psd files will work. If you don’t have any of those types, just send the highest resolution file that you have.
Ask them for advice on the best location to imprint your logo.
Pay by credit card securely online.
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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.
Do you need some high quality pocket knives with your company logo? Here are some handy tips to find the best personalized pocket knives:
Do a Google search for “logo knives”.
Find a knife company that has a clean and easy-to-use website.
Choose a USA-made knife.
Ask about the warranty.
Ask for a virtual proof before your order goes into production.
Provide vector art. If your art is not in vector format, a reputable full service knife engraving company can convert it for you. Vector art will make your logo look the best. It is much cleaner-looking and jpg gif files.
The best USA-made knives come from Buck, Case Cutlery, Kershaw, Kutmaster-Utica, Leatherman, and SOG.
If you follow these tips, you will be proud to give your clients the highest quality, longest-lasting corporate gift possible.
Your boss just asked you to order some custom engraved knives for his company. He wants to hand them out at the next shop meeting. They will be rewards for being safe employees for the last 6 months. Only those employees that did not get hurt during that time period will be rewarded with the safety award of a $50 knife with the corporate logo. On the back of the blade it will say “Accident Free Award–2016”.
Do you want to score some points with your boss? When you look for a promotional knife company using Google, here are the top 7 questions your boss will want answered as you do your search:
Are the knives USA-made? Buying USA made knives supports our national economy, and gives you the best quality knives.
Is there a warranty on the knives? The best knife manufacturers offer a lifetime warranty against defects and workmanship.
Are the custom engraved knives imprinted using a method that will permanently stay on the blade (or handle)? Laser engraving is permanent. Etching is semi-permanent.
What if the imprint is not done correctly? How will the knife company rectify the problem. Will they re-do the order. The best knife distributors will happily repeat the order correctly.
Can the engraver meet our deadline? The most reputable knife engravers can do a rush order in 2 or 3 days.
How much does the setup cost. Is it free setup? Some distributors do offer free setup, and still remain competitive in this market.
Can we see a virtual proof before production begins? An in-house art department is a good thing to have.
Let’s say that your boss would like you to order some Gerber Knives for him. He wants to have the company logo printed on them, and he wants to use them as safety awards for the guys in the shop. Here are some questions he needs to have answered, and you are in charge of finding the answers:
Are Gerber Pocket Knives popular with the work force? ANSWER: Yes. Everyone has heard of the Gerber brand of quality company logo knives.
Is Gerber an old USA knife-making company? ANSWER: Yes. Gerber has been making knives since 1939. They are based in Oregon. They make some of the knives there, and import some also.
How soon can he have the engraved Gerber knives? ANSWER: Production time starts when you approve a proof. Production takes 10 business days. If you need them sooner, just let us know your deadline, and we will let you know if we can meet it.
Will the engraving last forever? ANSWER: Yes. Laser engraving will last forever.
Will the knives last forever? ANSWER: Yes. Gerber gives you a FULL LIFETIME WARRANTY (North America Only). Warranty limited to 25 years outside of North America
What kind of art file do you need? ANSWER: Vector art is the best. Examples are eps and ai files. We can use other files, but will need to modify them to give your logo the neatest and clearest look on your knives. There is a small charge for that, depending on the complexity of your logo.
Can we see a virtual proof before we order? ANSWER: Yes. It will just take a day or 2.