If you are faced with the job of finding the perfect logo knives for your employees, here are 8 tips to make it easy for you!
The perfect manufacturer. Do you want the knives made in the USA, or imported. It may make a difference in your company.
The perfect price. What is your budget for this project?
The perfect size.Do you want a pocket knife, a sheath knife, or a non-folding knife?
The perfect color. Do you have an important company logo color that needs to be duplicated in the color of the knife handle?
The perfect imprint method. Laser engraving is permanent. Electro etching and pad printing are semi permanent.
The perfect tag line.Is your company logo enough of a decoration on the handle or blade? Do you want a tag line for this project? “Safety First in 2021″, Merry Christmas 2020”, “Thanks for your service” are examples of what you might want to imprint on another location, like the other side of the blade or handle.
The perfect timing. Should you give these out one at a time, or at the Christmas party, or at a safety meeting?
The perfect packaging.Some knives come in attractive boxes. Sometimes a wooden box or metal box is optional. The presentation is very important.
In my experience, I have never found a retail store that is capable of selling pocket knives engraved with your logo. Initials and lettering, yes. Logo, no. That is probably because the equipment needed for laser engraving a logo is much more expensive than a “letter scratcher”. Any jewelry store and trophy shop has one of those machines. The best place for you to look is online. There are a few pocket knife engravers on the internet. That’s the best place to go to get pocket knives engraved with your corporate logo. Laser engraving knives is an art and science. Why?
Not all steel (or wood, bone, synthetic material) is able to be neatly laser engraved. The hardness and makeup of the steel may not allow the job to come out neatly, without a halo burn, and without rough edges.
The imprint has to be the right size and located in the same location on each knife. To do this, a jig has to be made for each knife style.
The timing has to be adjusted to get the best imprinted image.
The laser power has to be adjusted to also get the best results.
The final color of the imprinted area can be adjusted by using certain chemicals in the process. They make the image more noticeable. There’s nothing worse than seeing a silver image against a silver background.
Cleaning up the knife after the job. If this isn’t done, the laser dust can discolor the areas on which it is sitting. This anomaly is permanent, and cannot be erased or removed.
The most common thing to have engraved when a member of the military dies while in service is a gravestone, a plaque, or a monument. But have you thought about engraving a personalized pocket knife with his or her name? It would be a thoughtful and unique gift for their family & friends, don’t you think?
Happy Armed Forces Day to all of our active duty military across the country! Today has been a day of celebration and recognition for all members of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, & Air Force for the past 70 years.
What are the best ways to celebrate during this tumultuous time?
Proudly display your American flag in your yard
Wear red, white & blue
Send letters of thanks to members of the military, no matter where they are
Who’s the one person who keeps your office running smoothly? Is it your secretary, office admin, or administrative professional? They’re all synonyms for that special person whom everyone in the office relies on.
Regardless whether your office admin is working from home, or taking a risk and working in the office, they all need rewarded from time to time. This is the week- it’s Administrative Professionals Week.
The brave people on the “front line” of this viral pandemic are risking their health to take care of us. Fighting an invisible enemy takes more than courage. It takes a faith in God, that He will help you do your job and protect you.
If your non-profit organization or company are looking for a way to show appreciation to these brave heroes, engraved pocket knives can help you to express your appreciation to:
Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT’s)
Other medical care personnel
Grocery store clerks, who are also taking a health risk to feed us
The most deserving members of the American military are being celebrated today, on National Medal of Honor Day. They have been recognized by the President and Congress as having performed noble acts of valor in the name of our country during times of war.
Did you know…
There are Army, Navy & Air Force versions of this highest military award
40% of all MOHs were given for service in the Civil War
MOH Day was first recognized in 1990
Earlier names for the MOH: Fidelity Medallion & Badge of Military Merit
Which of your employees have gone above and beyond what is asked of them? Who makes the office an enjoyable environment in which to work? Which employees are most deserving of these engraved pocket knives of the highest distinction? Anyone who receives these collectible knives will be so honored:
As we all wait out this coronavirus pandemic from the comfort of our homes, we can’t help but to start compiling a stockpile list in our heads.
What is on your list? Non-perishable foods such as beans, rice, pasta, etc? Lots of proteins to stick in the freezer? Have you also thought about what is the best pocket knife to have on hand? It’s always good to have a pocket knife nearby to help you with a variety of tasks to help ease the anxiety of an emergency situation.
Today is St. Patrick’s Day, but what are we going to do to celebrate since most festivals and parades are canceled due to coronavirus concerns? Sure, you can still wear green all day (with a beautiful green engraved pocket knife) and drink a pint of Guinness, but it’s not the same as going to a fun boisterous parade.
Don’t worry, there’s still a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, if you’re willing to go search for it. We sure found one! After ogling over these beautiful rainbow engraved pocket knives, we finally found our way to the end of the rainbow, where there’s a gold engraved pocket knife.
Take your pick- one for you and one for your best customers!
Don’t forget to add a beautiful green one to your list as well!