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BIC Graphic offers you and your customers a wide variety of imprint options – designed to maximize brand message and impact.
BritePix Decoration Method

britePix® Imprint Technology

Standard lead time on most products (1 location):
5 business days

Our revolutionary decorating method offers vibrant, photographic quality, full-color imprints at affordable prices. High-quality, proprietary inks offer you superior imprint adhesion. Make your message personal - add names, dates, photos, locations and customize your imprint even further.

Screen Print Decoration Method

Screen Print

Standard lead time (1 color/1 location):
5 business days

The process of forcing specialized ink through a stenciled, fine mesh screen. A screen is required for each color of the imprint. Non-standard imprint color match is available.

ReflectInk Decoration Method

ReflectInk

Standard lead time (1 color/1 location):
5 business days

REFLECTINK™ is a highly reflective ink that provides enhanced visibility when exposed to shining light. This luminous ink is a great solution to help be seen in lowlight activities and work conditions.

Pad Print Decoration Method

Pad Print

Standard lead time (1 color/1 location):
5 business days

Having won several awards for pad printing on golf balls, image complexity is not an issue. Your logo is recessed into a plate, then a pad is dipped into the plate and pressed onto the product to transfer the ink. Non-standard imprint color match is available.

Heat Transfer Decoration Method

Heat Transfer

Standard lead time (1 color/1 location):
5 business days
Standard lead time (1 color/1 location):

Multi-layer imprints can be created by screening art onto transfer paper, cutting it to size and then applying each layer one by one using a combination of heat and pressure.

Digital 4CP Decoration Method

Digital 4-Color Process

Standard lead time on most products (1 location):
5 business days

Add impact to your message with photographic quality imagery. By using a high quality digital printer, we combine the 4 colors (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black) to create a full-color image and apply the 4color imprint directly on either paper or flat products. Ask about personalization capabilities - names, dates, addresses...even photos.

Digital 4CP Vinyl Decoration Method

Digital 4-Color Process on Vinyl Panel

Standard lead time on most products (1 location):
5 business days

Combines the 4-color process with laminating that results in a colorful semi-permanent sticker imprint.

PrismMax Decoration Method

PrismMax™ 4-Color Process for Bags

Standard lead time (1 location):
10 business days

The latest innovation by BIC Graphic. Combines 4-color process printing onto a heat-transfer paper, which is then applied to a bag or tote using a heat/pressure press. The image appears embedded into the fabric versus on a square background as in the past.

Dye Sublimation Decoration Method

Dye Sublimation

Standard lead time:
5 business days

A popular choice for mousepads. A multi-layered process where an imprint is offset printed onto transfer paper using special dyes and then transferred onto a product surface using a combination of heat and pressure. The special dyes allow for improved bonding to the product fibers, leaving a long lasting imprint.

Embroidery Decoration Method

Embroidery

Standard lead time (1 location):
5 business days

High impact with a high perceived value. The process of using a variety of stitch patterns to sew a design into the fabric of a product.

Laser Engraving Decoration Method

Laser Engraving

Standard lead time (1 location):
5 business days

Cutting or etching the logo into the wood or metal surface of a product.

Deep Etch Decoration Method

Deep Etch

Standard lead time (1 location):
5 business days

Sandblasting an imprint to create a more visible, textured etching into a glass or crystal award.

Image 3 Decoration Method

Image 3

Standard lead time:
20 business days

A unique way to showcase a logo or symbol. 3D images are created by a specialized laser inside optical crystal blocks.

BritePix Decoration Method

Die-Cast Medallion

Standard lead time:
20 business days

Casting an imprint into a brass (gold) or zinc (silver) metal medallion and then mounting them into the surface of the product. The method results in a raised imprint.

Foil Stamping Decoration Method

Foil Stamping

Standard lead time (1 location):
8 business days

Using a metal die, colored foil and a heat/pressure machine, the imprint is pressed into the surface and the foil remains adhered to the imprint.

Debossing Decoration Method

Debossing

Standard lead time (1 location):
5 business days

The combination of pressure and heat leaves the imprint depressed into the product surface.

Offset Printing Decoration Method

Offset Printing

Standard lead time (1 location):
5-8 business days

A process in which the inked image is transferred from a plate to a rubber blanket and then onto the paper surface. Non-standard imprint colors available.

Please note: For each additional imprint color (if available), it can add a minimum of 1 business day. For each additional location: call for quote. Above does not reflect any additional charges that may be incurred. For britePix® and Digital 4 Color Process decoration, the lead time can be up to 21 days for some products.
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