Our Customer Service Team is happy to assist you in choosing the right Process or Finish for your custom product. The guide below can serve as a useful tool in understanding both the clear and subtle differences between each domestic and import process or finish. Please keep in mind that our products are custom-shaped, except when otherwise specified (SOS Line and stock bases), and created uniquely around your logo or brand.

Domestic Processes

Proudly Made in Canada - Typical production is 15-20 working days from art approval unless otherwise specified.

Classic

Classic

Raised edges with or without epoxy color-fill - colors can be pantone matched. Classic or Colonial Finish.

Hybrid

Hybrid

Classic process but with fine details digitally printed over larger areas of hand color-filled epoxy. Classic or Colonial Finish.

DigiCal

Digi-Cal

Full color decal on a custom base with raised edges, with or without epoxy dome. Classic or Econo Finish.

2D DigiPrint

2D DigiPrint

Digital Printing on 2D Modeled, custom unplated metal base. Pantone matching is within CMYK standards. 

Realism

Realism

Textured metal combined with digitally printed detailing to create a piece unique to an industry or product. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Classic Bling

Classic Bling

Classic Process with translucent epoxy combined with glitter. Recommended on Classic or Colonial Finish.

Meta-Cal

Meta-Cal

Full color decal printed on metallic silver or gold tone paper. Epoxy dome reommended. Classic or Econo Finish.

DigiCal Bling

DigiCal Bling

Full color Digital Print on glitter-filled epoxy dome. Pantone matching is within CMYK standards. 

3D DigiPrint

3D DigiPrint

Digital Printing on 3D Modeled, custom shaped, unplated metal. Pantone matching is within CMYK standards.

S.O.S. Line

Full color decal with epoxy dome on stock-shaped shiny finished base. Production time is 4-6 working days from art approval.

 

 

 

 

Classic Finishes

Shiny electroplated finishes that give a high-perceived value to any piece. Can be hand color-filled with pantone-matched epoxy or translucent epoxy with glitter for a Bling effect. A matte background is recommended on shiny finishes when there is no epoxy color-fill (this matte background is considered a color).

Shiny Brass

Shiny Brass

Shiny Nickel

Shiny Nickel

Shiny Copper

Shiny Copper

Black Nickel

Black Nickel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

Colonial Finishes

Hand Brushed Antique Finishes that give a high-perceived value while retaining a timeless look.

Brushed Brass

Brushed Antique Brass

Brushed Antique Pewter

Brushed Antique Pewter

Antique Copper

Brushed Antique Copper

 

 

 

Econo Finishes

Machine-tumbled Antique Finishes that are economical and stand up well to wear and tear.

Econo Antique Brass

Antique Brass

Econo Antique Pewter

Antique Pewter

Econo Antique Copper

Antique Copper

 

Import Processes

Made in China - Typical production is 15-20 working days from art approval unless otherwise specified.

Brass Die Struck

Brass Die Struck

Brass metal base, custom shaped with a jewelry-like finish. Can accommodate intricate detailing with a shiny or antique finish.

Iron Die STruck

Iron Die Struck Soft Enamel

Iron metal base, custom shaped with intricate detailing available. 4 pantone-matched colors included in price. High perceived value.

Offset Printed

Offset Printed

Colors are imprinted onto a flat brass or steel surface. 4 color process allows for detailed designs, finished with a dome.

Cloisonné Plus

Cloisonné Plus

Known as imitation cloisonné and virtually indistinguishable from the real thing - at a much lower cost. 4 pantone-matched colors included.

Zinc Die Cast

Zinc Die Cast

Intricate detailing paired with custom cut-outs and hand color-fill. Pantone matching available. High perceived value at low cost.

PVC

PVC

A colorful way to animate any logo - PVC is flexible and very durable. 4 colors included in price. Pantone matching not available.

Brass Die Struck

Lenticular

Custom-shaped decal that shows changing images as you move the piece around. Pantone matching is within CMYK standards. 

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