Printing Methods


Screen printing or silk screen is a printing method where the image is imposed on a mesh screen with blank areas coated with an impermeable substance. Inks are then pressed through the mesh screen to produce clear, sharp images..

  • Economic choice for large multi-coloured decoration
  • Great choice for texts decorations and a distressed look and feel
  • Suitable for flat surfaces
  • Applicable for polyester, nylon, cotton and non-woven materials
  • Maximum of 4 colours for non-textiles and maximum of 5 colours for textiles

Pad Printing

Pad printing or tampon printing is an indirect offset printing process that involves ink being transferred from an engraved metal plate via a silicone pad onto the product creating the image.

  • Great all-round cost-effective solution
  • Can be applied on virtually any shape
  • Suitable for any surface texture, including soft products like stress balls
  • Perfect for multi coloured logos
  • Fast and economical
  • Suitable for all types of shapes, e.g. flat, round, convex, concave
  • Applicable for plastic, glass, ceramic, paper, wood, metal materials
  • Maximum of 4 colours

Transfer Printing

  • Ideal for fabrics
  • Perfect for logos with many colours
  • Allows for extreme detail like small text
  • Economical solution for multi-colour printing or smaller quantities 
  • Maintains integrity of waterproof fabrics

Screen Round

Screen round is based on the same method as screen print but the product is turned during the printing process, making this method suitable for curved surfaces.

  • Long lasting results
  • Apply sharp, high-quality decoration on curved products
  • Economic choice for large quantities
  • Multi-colour decoration available on a selection of pens
  • Ideal for text

Digital Printing

Digital printing is similar to inkjet printing. Micro droplets of ink are squirted onto a product to create an image. The ink is instantly cured by exposing it to UV light.

  • Perfect for multi coloured logos
  • Create a unique effect with matt, gloss or embossed finishes
  • Strong resistance to fading or damage
  • Ideal for small quantities
  • Only suitable for flat or slightly curved surfaces
  • Suitable for flat, slightly curved surfaces
  • Applicable for plastic materials
  • Only possibly for CMYK

Laser Engraving

Laser engraving is achieved through using a laser beam to precisely etch decoration into a surface.

  • Create a high-class impression
  • Unique tone on tone
  • Superb result for metal, glass and wood


Debossing creates an indented image by applying a die to a heat-pressed area.

  • Create a unique 3D look
  • Subtle tone on tone look
  • Adds perceived value
  • Great for real and imitation leather product

Hot Stamping

Hot stamping is debossing with a metallic finish, created by applying foil between the to-be-decorated surface and the dye.

  • Exceptional superior impression
  • Create a unique 3D look
  • Ideal for real and imitation leather product
  • Available in silver and gold finish
  • Suitable for flat surfaces
  • Applicable for genuine and artificial leather PU and PVC), and paper materials
  • One colour: silver, gold, metallic green, red or blue


  • Premium full colour photorealistic prints
  • Suitable for polyester fabrics (minimum 60% polyester) and polymer coated products
  • Soft, flexible imprint that can even be applied over seams and zips
  • Decoration is resistant to fading and cracking
  • Only suitable for white products


Doming is used to create a 3D version of your image by shaping a raised surface beneath the print. A mold is formed, printed and filled with epoxy which is then hardened to maintain its shape.

  • Create a 3D effect
  • Strong resistance to fading or damage
  • Can only be applied to flat surfaces
  • Suitable for flat surfaces, which are designed with a depressed area for the domed sticker
  • Applicable for plastic, paper, wood and metal materials.
  • CMYK colours


Embroidery is decorating a fabric by stitching thread in a pattern.

  • Classic decoration technique
  • High value look
  • Suitable for both flat and irregular surfaces
  • Applicable for cotton, polyester and fleece materials