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Eco- Pen & Note Pad

Choose Our Environment There is now a great alternative to plastic pens to help stop pollution in the environment. Bruno Eco Pen is a pure...
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Wednesday, 3rd July 2019


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Deck out your Desk

Deck out your employees' desk's with some new items and create a sense of brand unity within your office environment. Magnetic Triangle Calendar [NRAA1006MU] Did...
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Friday, 25th May 2018

Hot Hoodies On Sale Just In Time For Winter

This month's specials are sure to make you feel all warm and fuzzy this winter. The team at Vivid Promotions are here to help you...
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Friday, 18th May 2018

Trending Travel Mugs for 2018

With the cold air of winter fast approaching the hugely popular promotional travel mugs are soon to be in high demand. Waiting to travel with...
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Monday, 14th May 2018

New Lanyard Charging Cables for on the go

New Lanyard Charging Cables for On the Go Mack Lanyard Cable [PITMB5124] The Mack lanyard is a creative promotional cable that provides both charging and...
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Friday, 4th May 2018

Explained - Artwork Requirements: Vector verses Bitmap

Artwork Requirements Vivid Promotions wants to make certain that your logo/artwork looks best on your promotional products. This is why, when you submit your logo/artwork...
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Friday, 27th April 2018

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Pad Printing on Promotional Products

Pad Printing is best suited for smaller branding areas on promotional products and the application of pad printing and the number of colours is dependent on the type of material and size available to print on. Promotional Products Pad Printing is where an inked image is transferred from a photo-etched plate to a thick, soft silicone pad. The pad is pressed against the item. If the item is made of a stretchy material accuracy after one colour cannot be guaranteed. One colour is printed at a time, but registration between colours is more accurate if the product does not stretch. Pad Printing is mostly used for printing onto corporate promotional products like tote bags, clocks, stress toys, promotional pens, and other small but sturdy promotional items. When choosing to Pad Print your promotional products keep in mind that you can only go up to 3 colours depending on your artwork. Heating tunnels can also be used to cure the print afterwards so the print dries and doesn't smudge.