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Nigel Bean: e: nigelbean1@aol.com

EDITOR, DESIGN, MARKETING & EXHIBITION SALES

Jane Soones: e: janesoones@aol.com or janesoones@hillmedia.com

ADVERTISING SALES

Colin Gallimore: e: colingallimore@hillmedia.com

EVENT ORGANISER, CIRCULATION & SUBSCRIPTION

Sheena Burrus: e: sheenaburrus@hillmedia.com Main Office Telephone: +44 (0) 1442 826826

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TROPHEX 2023 & EURO TROPHEX 2023

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The best success can be gained by participating at an event that has a well established history

Trade shows, exhibitions and other events can be an excellent way to showcase your products and services. They give you the opportunity to increase awareness of your business, launch new products and services, network with industry members, explore partnership opportunities, see what competitors are offering, generate new business leads, attract and convert customers.

What is a Trade Show?

A trade show is a platform where businesses (exhibitors), professionals and business representatives (visitors) come together under one roof to exchange knowledge and make connections with other like-minded professionals. Exhibitors book a stand and use this space to connect and engage with visitors to the event. Ideally, the event is used to generate leads, network, promote products and services, and hopefully close a few sales in an organic setting that’s tailored to them and their audience.

How can you benefit from exhibiting at

a Trade Show?

There are many reasons why you would choose to exhibit at a trade show, which include:

Make sales – the golden ticket to trade show success, hitting a quota or making direct sales is the ultimate definition of winning.

Capture leads – without leads salespeople have nobody to convert, so generating enough leads for your marketing funnel is a must.

Analysing the competition – what technology are they using, what marketing angle are they taking? It’s good to know what the competition is up to.

Engage with existing customers – existing customers are more likely to invest in new products and services, so you can keep building relations and offering them more benefits.

Introduce new products/services – new and old customers could benefit from your new product.

Account-based marketing – go into a trade show with an idea of who you’d like to speak with, so you can create a strategy that’s more likely to convert them.

Gather feedback – feedback is how you improve services and sales and marketing;

you could receive advice that revolutionises how you do things.

Spot trends – spotting trends is vital if you want to stay relevant or avoid something that’s a flash in the pan.

What should you look at when selecting a trade show?

The best success can be gained from participating at an event that has a wellestablished history. These events usually draw the best reward. The event organiser should have proven methods in place to market the event to the right audience. They will have a database they have accrued over many years of business. The venue should be easily accessed by road or public transport and have plenty of parking. A venue with excellent nearby facilities, hotels, restaurants, entertainment, can also be a bonus if the event is held over more than one day.

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Can You Make Money at a Trade Show?

Keeping costs down is a benefit when deciding which trade show to exhibit at. Smaller shows tend to be cheaper, so choosing an event that is aimed at your target audience is the key to a successful outcome from exhibiting.

Here are some ways you can get a healthy ROI from a trade show, including:

Only buy the space you need – the area you buy takes up a significant amount of your budget, so overdoing it can waste money, which is going to eat into your sales.

Get an enticing exhibition stand – you can have a tiny space and still attract people if your stand is attractive, making your area presentable promotes credibility.

Organisation is key – there’s a temptation to blindly hand out literature and marketing collateral, putting it at the back of your space makes reps think about engaging first, which is more likely to generate a lead or a sale.

Use tech where it’s useful – the whole purpose of a trade show is to generate business through face-to-face marketing, so don’t dehumanise the event by using too much technology.

Pick the right team – there’s no point in attending an event if you pick the wrong staff. Ideally, it would benefit you if you had people who understand and empathise with customer challenges, but also know when to close deals.

Work the aisles – do not limit yourself to the boundary of your stand, you can reach out to passers-by and engage in the aisle.

Tell people you’re exhibiting – use as many marketing techniques as you can to create a build-up to the event and get people excited. Utilise all marketing opportunities the event itself offer, these are generally targeted directly at your required audience.

What Do You Need for a Trade Show?

The last thing you want to do is under prepare. Get the following ticked off before you get to your event:

Event space – the first thing you need is event space, you’ll have a shock if you turn up and there’s nowhere for you to pitch!

Stand with supporting collateral – your stand and marketing collateral are what attract people to your stand.

Travel plans – train, bus, plane, car? It would help if you had robust plans in place before you depart.

Accommodation – if you’re planning on staying over, which you may want to as events are long, tiring days, reserve in advance as hotels may get booked up prior to the event.

Marketing collateral – brochures, leaflets, business cards; get all the material you need and ensure you get plenty. You don’t want to run out.

Staff – ask your staff well before the event to ensure they are available to attend, cancelling holidays will not be seen as favourable to you! Remember your staff are the face of the business at the event, get them prepared.

Could You See Success at a Trade Show?

Trade shows aren’t an antiquated form of marketing and sales – they’re proven to generate targeted, high-quality leads and sales. Not every business can benefit from attending trade shows, but they’re certainly worth exploring. Just like trade shows give you the opportunity to better connect with prospective customers, exhibiting at a trade show also allows you to meet existing customers face-to-face. While most of today’s business is conducted over email or phone, face-to-face meetings are undeniably a fantastic way to do business.

The Wall Street Journal agrees. Citing a study by Oxford Economics, the well-known financial publication reports that face-to-face meetings are the most effective way to strengthen relationships with both prospective customers and current customers.

Trade shows help bring all the different aspects of an industry together – consumers, distributors, suppliers and manufacturers, all in one place. With such a broad audience together in one place, businesses are able to schedule meetings, negotiate orders and other opportunities and collaborate on other projects. Trade shows allow businesses to facilitate discussions with their suppliers and even with other businesses, as well as move projects to another level if the opportunity arises.

10 Great Reasons to Exhibit at a Trade Show

1. Meet and connect with prospective customers

Strengthen your bond with existing customers

Learn about new developments in your industry

Meet new companies that can help your business

Close deals with new customers during the show

Strengthen (or establish) your brand

Learn what your competitors are doing right

Rapidly expand your database of sales leads 9. Speak directly to your target market 10. Optimise your sales and lead generation strategy

Trophex 2023 and Euro Trophex 2023 are well established leading trade events, with over 30 years of experience, specifically tailored to the Trophy, Engraving, Awards, Medals and Personalisation industry, focused on bringing the industry together under one roof over two days.

If you are interested in exhibiting or visiting either of these events, please contact the team at:

Telephone: +44 (0) 1442 826826

Email: janesoones@hillmedia.com or nigelbean1@aol.com

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We are extremely excited to share the news with you that, after our devastating fire in April last year, we are finally moving in to our new 22,000 sq/ft premises.

We wanted you to get a glimpse of our new business premises which are significantly larger than the 8000 sq/ft units that we have been operating out of for the past 18 months. The additional warehouse space gives us the room to store our ever-increasing stock holding that we hope to have back to the pre fire value by the end of the year.

In turn this should enable our award-winning customer service team to offer the level of service that you have been used to in previous years.

We have found it frustrating that our daily production output has been restricted by the limited space we’ve had available. So, we’re delighted that within a few weeks we will have increased this output by 50% compared to the current levels.

The pictures above show you how far we have come since last year and we hope they will reassure you of our ability to provide the best possible service to you from now on. This will also be the first time that all of our team have worked together under one roof for the past 18 months. We are thrilled about this new phase of our business and we look forward to serving you in the coming weeks, months and years.

If you haven’t already, please update your records with the following address and use it for any correspondence, returns and deliveries.

Crystal Galleries Limited

Ayresome Building 1 Letitia Street Letitia Industrial Estate Middlesbrough TS5 4BE

If you have any queries, please contact our Customer Services team at sales@crystalgalleries. co.uk who will be more than happy to assist you. #business #team #news #news

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Chrome

suppliers of complete sublimation printing solutions with over 30 years of experience in the industry

With over 30 years of experience in the industry, Nova Chrome are well known as suppliers of complete sublimation printing solutions. To accompany these, the firm also supply one of the widest ranges of sublimation printable items in the UK today. This selection encompasses everything from textiles to hard substrates – along with the knowledge needed to get the best from each.

One of their more popular substrates is sublimation aluminium. Currently this is supplied in a choice of pre-cut aluminium blanks, with a diverse range including ID badges, framed signs, award plaques, trophy inserts and fridge magnets (to name but a few). Sheet stock is also available in an unrivalled selection of 9 colours in a standard size of 30.5 x 61 cm (12 x 24”) – at the most competitive prices in the industry.

Added to this, a whole host of other materials are available for sublimation printing with some of the most popular being photo-gifts – a term that encompasses products like mugs, cushion covers, photo slates and more. Based on feedback from their customers, the company have recently introduced acrylic photo blocks, as well as a range of new wall tiles, textured photo products and kickstand photo panels. The wall tiles in particular offer a new and exciting method of presenting customer’s images and boast the advantage of being repositionable – offering the ability to keep adding to – and rearranging – their layout.

Nova Chrome are also authorised distributors for Unisub and ChromaLuxe products, being one of the longest serving in the UK. These substrates offer what many consider to be the finest finish and print quality available for dye sublimation transfer, as well as being one of the easiest to print and most consistent in terms of quality. The ChromaLuxe range typically appeals to fine artists and photographers, and stands as a gold standard in image reproduction – whilst

offering unrivalled longevity when compared to traditional photo papers.

In addition, ChromaLuxe has recently launched ChromaLuxe Outdoor. This new aluminium based product is suitable for

outdoor use and can offer up to 5 years UV Life (when used with recommended inks). Available in a range of sizes , ChromaLuxe Outdoor offers the smaller print shop the ability to supply their customers with smaller

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TROPHEX IS NOW ON SUNDAY 2nd & MONDAY

3rd APRIL 2023

(moved from January 2023)

After talking to various retailers, suppliers and businesses within the industry, the consensus is Trophex would be better in early spring when the winter months and larger energy bills are behind us. Therefore, new dates have been secured for Trophex 2023. The show will now be taking place on Sunday 2nd and Monday 3rd April 2023. Retaining a Sunday as this has always been the busier most preferred day of the show.

A leading event with over 30 years of experience focused on bringing the industry together

The National Conference Centre, Birmingam, UK 2nd & 3rd April 2023

Trophex; your premier event for the trophy, engraving, awards, medals and personalisation industry, with over 30 years experience, offers the best and most productive platform for exhibitors and visitors to create business from.

Trophex offers you 10 great reasons to exhibit or visit in April 2023: Meet and connect with prospective customers and suppliers – Strengthen your bond with existing customers and suppliers – Learn about new developments in your industry –Meet new companies that can help your business – Close deals during the show – Strengthen or establish your brand or business – Learn what your competitors are doing right – Rapidly expand your database of sales leads and contacts – Speak directly to your target market – Source alternative revenue making opportunites

If you are interested in exhibiting at Trophex please get in touch. We will be happy to discuss your requirements and how we can help support your business through the rest of the year and into 2023.

If you are visiting Trophex 2023, why not make a day of it and pop into The National Motor Cycle Museum after you have done your business. All visitors will receive 50% off the entry price upon presentation of your badge.

Trophex is a well established leading trade event with over 30 years of experience, focused on bringing the industry together.

Register your interest by calling 01442 826826 or email janesoones@aol.com

AWARDS MEDALS PERSONALISATION TROPHIES ENGRAVING

format signage without the need to invest in UV printers or other more expensive forms of transfer.

Along with their selection of systems, Nova Chrome offers a range of supplies and consumables, including Sawgrass’ SubliJet HD and U-HD inks. As Platinum level resellers, the company has proven their commitment to Sawgrass’ products and are pleased to recommend these premium quality inks. Delivering a wider colour gamut and excellent runnability compared to other similar products, superb quality is obtained print after print.

Also recently launched is the Mutoh XpertJet 1341 WR Pro, a uniquely positioned 54″ (137cm) width based unit for those seeking to build on their dye sublimation offering. Partnered with Mutoh’s DS3 Allround HC Dye Sublimation inks for best performance, the XpertJet 1341 WR Pro offers the combined benefits of increased speed and quality thanks to its Accufine 1600 print head and other innovative technologies introduced by the manufacturer.

The XpertJet 1341 WR Pro is capable of producing transfers for applications as varied as textile based display graphics, sportswear, and all manner of rigid sublimation blanks.

To partner with their printer offerings, Nova Chrome’s technical support team recommend S-Race paper by Felix Schoeller. Available in all traditional sheet and roll sizes, S-Race is Sawgrass certified and included in the company’s Virtuoso Print Manager software. This media offers a range of benefits, including lower costs, superior ink release and better performance on select substrates. Sample packs are available on request from the firm.

The company has also recently entered the engraving space with their first offering – the Craft Express Laser Engraver. Whilst traditionally sublimation focused, Nova Chrome have decided to widen their equipment offering after being

won over by the versatility, compact size and low investment cost of this innovative unit.

The Craft Express offers the ability to cut and engrave materials including hardboards, MDF, bamboo, leather, acrylic and to engrave on glass, marble, slate and coated ceramics / aluminiums. This, combined with a large working area of 500mm x 300mm and working power of 40 watts opens the door to many products unavailable to sublimation alone.

Also included in the package is the Craft Express Roller, which allows engraving on to cylindrical items such as tumblers, flasks and more. The advantages of precision, permanence and flexibility won’t be lost on those looking for new personalisation offerings – be they for personal keepsakes, or promotional use.

For more information on any of the products offered by the company, contact info@ novachrome.co.uk, or call on 01407 720011.

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Top 10 Frequently Asked Laser Questions from Epilog Fans

Epilog Laser Fans - ELFs for short - are some of the most creative engravers around. The ELF group on Facebook has so many engraving projects and examples of the versatility of Epilog machines. In addition, most ELFs are happy to offer expertise and advice to newcomers.

Here’s a look at 10 of the most frequently asked questions our fans ask, along with answers from our experts!

1. What are some recommendations for hardwood engraving?

Mask the wood. Masking helps reduce residue from seeping into engraved areas and makes for easy clean up.

Use “bottom up” engraving. This is a feature in Epilog’s print driver that allows users to engrave from the bottom of the design up, instead of engraving from the top down. It also helps reduce smoke and debris being pulled into the engraving area as the laser head moves.

Clean with Pledge, Simple Green or any citrus-cleaner.

2. I’m a little nervous about etching glass! Any suggestions?

First, remember that not all glass is created equal. While you may think you need more expensive glass to get a great engraving, that’s not always the case. Many of our customers use glassware from restaurant suppliers or dollar-discount stores, both of which engrave beautifully.

We’ve also developed the following tips that help ensure a nice, frosty engraved finish:

Using a lower resolution, around 300 DPI, produces a better result on glass as you separate the dots you are engraving.

Change the black in your graphic to 80% black to improve the engraving quality.

Running with a Jarvis dithering pattern in the driver (you’ll find this under the raster speed and power settings) will also help provide a smoother finish.

Some people find that applying a thin, wet sheet of newspaper or paper towel a little larger than the engraving area also helps with heat dissipation and improves the engraving. Just be sure that there are no wrinkles in the paper after it is applied.

Using your finger or a paper towel, apply a thin coat of liquid dish soap—any kind will do—over the area to be engraved. That will dissipate the heat when engraving.

Polish the area with a ScotchBrite pad or something similar to eliminate shards of glass.

3. What are some tips for engraving on plywood or balsa?

Generally speaking, this material is cut with a laser more than it’s engraved. For engraving, we’d suggest starting with the recommended wood engraving settings in our manual.

Plywood can be tricky and inconsistent in terms of cutting, due to the various layers of glue found within it. Balsa seems to cut very nicely and many of our customers use this medium to build various types of models.

4. I’m thinking of expanding my business to engrave leather. Will that be difficult?

Not at all—leather engraves and cuts beautifully with a laser! Some of our users custom etch leather journals, coasters and much more.

5. What are the best settings for engraving on leatherette?

This is going to depend on your machine and wattage, but we’d start with the recommended settings for “leather” in Epilog’s user manual. When in doubt, start with a relatively high speed and low power. If you don’t move the item being engraved, it is easy to add a little more power or reduce the speed and run the job again until you get the look you want.

6. I hate to waste materials. What cool projects can you create with scrap pieces from other projects?

Scrap materials are great not only for creating new projects, but also for use as practice pieces for more challenging engravings, such as photographs.

We’ve seen customers make all kinds of things from scrap, such as small acrylic edge-lit signage, ornaments, name tags, and lots more!

7. I have a Mac. Can I use it with my Epilog Laser?

Epilog systems run off any Windows-based graphic design software, so most of our customers elect for a PC and CorelDRAW. Die-hard MAC users typically use Parallels or Bootcamp to power the lasers from their systems, or simply purchase an adequate PC and dedicate that machine only to the laser.

8. Any tips for proper maintenance? How and when should I clean my machine?

The biggest piece of maintenance advice is to keep your system clean, especially the optics. Clean optics help ensure that your laser produces the most precise engraving and cutting results. Other maintenance activities will depend on the model of your machine and are included in your owner’s manual. You can also find maintenance videos in our online training site and knowledge base.

9. Can I maximize my laser investment with apparel applications?

Absolutely. Epilog systems can both cut and directly etch all kinds of fabrics. We’ve seen users engraving fleece pullovers, leather jackets, aprons, napkins, and more.

10. Can you recommend inexpensive substrates I can play around with?

This is where scrap materials come in very handy for testing speed and power settings, experimenting with different resolutions, etc. Many of our users go to the big home improvement stores for inexpensive wood and tile (ceramic, marble, etc.) to test and play around with. Thrift stores are also great places to find lots of different low-cost substrates to experiment with. Additionally, “dollar store” retailers often have glassware (pint glasses, wine glasses, beer mugs, etc.) that engrave beautifully.

For more information and advice please contact us on 0117 911 4367 or visit www.epiloglaser.co.uk

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eljte

eljte

eljte celebrate 35 years of trading with expansion of the business

confirm their recent on of additional 4.000 square warehouse and offices. The company this year are celebrating of trading and continue to and market with their two brands “mjto” and “Capjtal”. boasts a wide constantly range of original design chains, sport trophies, home and items, pens, photo frames, accessories for men and women, pet and more.

eljte confirm their recent acquisition of additional 4.000 square meter warehouse and offi ces. The company this year are celebrating 35 years of trading and continue to develop and market with their two unique brands “mjto” and “Capjtal”.

eljte confirm their recent acquisition of additional 4.000 square meter warehouse and offices. The company this year are celebrating 35 years of trading and continue to develop and market with their two unique brands “mjto” and “Capjtal”. eljte boasts a wide constantly updated range of original design key chains, sport trophies, home and office items, pens, photo frames, accessories for men and women, pet tags, and more.

eljte boasts a wide constantly updated range of original design key chains, sport trophies, home and offi ce items, pens, photo frames, accessories for men and women, pet tags, and more.

Founded in 1987, the eljte company currently is one of the leading distributors of silver-plated and metal promotional gift items for the B2B wholesale market and retail shops in Europe.

Founded in 1987, the eljte company currently is one of the leading distributors of silver-plated and metal promoti onal gift items for the B2B wholesale market and retail shops in Europe.

Founded in 1987, the eljte company currently is one of the leading distributors of silver-plated and metal promotional gift items for the B2B wholesale market and retail shops in Europe.

Carlo Morsia, owner, commented: “The additi onal building and space will allow us to further expand our stock capacity which continues to be appreciated by both existing and potential customers with a view to European expansion.”

Carlo Morsia, owner, commented: “The additional building and space will allow us to further expand our stock capacity which continues to be appreciated by both existing and potential customers with a view to European expansion.”

Carlo Morsia, owner, commented: “The additional building and space will allow us to further expand our stock capacity which continues to be appreciated by both existing and potential customers with a view to European expansion.”

For further details or support contact info@eljte.it or call 0039 0523 593636. www.eljte.com

For further details or support contact info@eljte.it or call 0039 0523 593636. www.eljte.com

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Professional and industrial grade laser engravers to suit all business budgets Cut out the middle man, deal direct with the manufacturer Peace of mind with free UK based customer support Reliable service and maintenance from our field based technicians Next day engraving materials and supplies Now available with Ruby® Laser Software Redefined Laser Engravers for Trophies, Awards & Personalisation The Rugged Company specialises in custom making new Trophy Bases, refurbishing existing bases that have been damaged or are old and tired, we also create extensions to existing bases when you run out of room for new engraving plaques Get in touch for a chat to see how we can help +44 (0) 7958 698582 | sales@theruggedcompany.co.uk | www.theruggedcompany.co.uk
Website : www.thys.eu E u r o p e ’ s l e a d i n g m a n u f a c t u r e r o f A w a r d s - T r o p h i e s - M e d a l s ! T H Y S n v I n d u s t r i e p a r k B 1 5 2 2 2 0 H e i s t o p d e n B e r g - B e l g i u m t e l : 0 0 3 2 ( 0 ) 1 5 2 5 0 1 5 0 f a x : 0 0 3 2 ( 0 ) 1 5 2 5 0 9 5 6 i n f o @ t h y s e u w w w t h y s e u More than 7000 Awards - Trophies - Medals on stock A Thys Award ... different but so beautiful „A must for every trophyshop“ See demo video : www.thys.eu GOLDEN TOUCH Best sold machine in the trophyworld! * easiest and cheapest way to personalize medals & trophies * engraving work taking many hours is now history * very fast (600 labels in 1 minute) * from 0.048 EUR/piece * easiest software ever * scratch-proof * weather resistant * create in a few seconds your own centre Easy - Fast - Cheap
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Great Student Experiences Rewarded at GSL Awards

The Global Student Living Awards UK & Ireland and Europe celebrates the universities, colleges and organisations that provide students with the best experiences, services, value for money and satisfaction.

These awards are truly special, because they aren’t judged by a panel, by “experts” or by a write-in application, but are judged purely on feedback from real students.

That’s why winning a Global Student Living Award is such a significant achievement.

In 2022, over 65,000 students from across the UK, Ireland and Europe voiced their opinion through the Global Student Living Index, in award categories including:

Customer Service Value for Money Student Wellbeing Learning Environment Student Community Specialist Housing Environmental Management

Winners were presented their trophies at the Global Student Living Net-Zero Student Living Conference, held in London on 20th October.

Designing the Global Student Living Award

The trophy design for Global Student Living needed to be in perfect harmony with the organisation’s dedication to sustainability.

With net-zero student living at the heart of the agenda for GSL, their award had to

reflect their drive towards decarbonisation.

It was also essential to reflect the GSL Awards’ iconic branding style, which incorporates geometric shapes to build a 3D effect, accented by a ribbon.

This combination led to the creation of a beautiful wooden trophy, with 3D geometric patterns inspired by the branding, and bringing a beautiful texture and flow to the award.

Each trophy also included a laser engraved brushed aluminium plate, based on the ribbon used in the GSL Award branding, which was personalised with the award category and winners’ names.

It’s a great example of how a logo can be reimagined with a new twist, but still stay true to the original branding style.

About the Global Student Living Awards

The 2022 Global Student Living Awards UK & Ireland, and Europe are based exclusively on direct feedback from over 65,000 students at universities and colleges across the UK and Europe. With no written nominations and no ‘expert’ judges, the Global Student Living Awards are uniquely credible and highly prized.

Get a quote for your bespoke award: https://www.efx.co.uk/get-a-quote/ Visit: www.efx.co.uk

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Kyd are committed to providing badges and badge products at industry best prices

Becoming one of the largest suppliers of badge components in Europe hasn’t come by chance. Kyd Products live and breathe badges – sourcing the best suppliers of the best quality products, offering a specialist bespoke products service to satisfy the most specific requests, and still committing to providing industry best prices.

KYD stock over 10 million items at any one time, making sure they can always meet customer demand and supply in the exact quantities required; They offer a convenient click and collect service and no-nonsense returns – If it’s not what you had in mind, send it back for a full refund.

Unrivalled badge range

There are well over 120 different badges and badge products available on their website,

including badge pins, metal and plastic clips, badge magnets and holders.

Whether you’re looking for high-end products such as their Tie Pin and Clutch, a beautifully polished 24ct gold plated tie/lapel pin with a 25mm recess which can accommodate personal designs or QuickDome application, or something as simple as an Acrylic Pad Badge Pin, their products are available in small minimum order quantities.

KYD’s range is always growing, and they’ve introduced a new badge magnet which is quickly becoming one of their most soughtafter items. The lightweight, slimline Triple Badge Magnet sits closer to the garment and won’t sag, which is something that has irritated us all with less well-designed badge magnets. Despite its light weight and slim build, this Triple Badge Magnet is one of the most powerful on the market with a three-point magnetic contact.

Industry best prices

At KYD, they are constantly reviewing minimum order quantities, unit costs and operational

costs, aiming to ensure that they can continue to offer customers industry best prices.

Sourcing of specialist items from their worldwide group of approved manufacturers and suppliers also helps them to find the most cost-effective solutions. KYD also have regular special offers running for new customers and discounts for existing customers, which are regularly shared through their Facebook and Twitter accounts, not to mention sent directly to your inbox if you’re a member of their email marketing programme. Another great saver is their offering of job lots, which are listed in the Job Lots and Special Offers section of the website.

Their well-stocked warehouse, unrivalled range and specialist sourcing and bespoke products services are huge differentiators, but what makes them really stand out from the crowd is their focus on an excellent customer experience.

Visit the KYD website www.kydproducts.co.uk to find our more and to see the entire range.

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Out-performs every other multi-head in the market

Melco EMT16X modular embroidery machines give you outstanding embroidery production, increasing your profits and giving your customers unparalleled high-quality products they will keep coming back for!

Around 17 years ago, Melco redefined efficiency with the first networkable modular embroidery system. The Melco EMT16X is the latest generation of the most efficient, productive embroidery system in the world.

The Melco EMT16X is a multi-tasking modular embroidery machine that outperforms every other multi-head in the industry. More and more large multi-head customers have proved that the Melco EMT16X modular machines not only drastically increased their production on smaller orders but can double production on bulk orders.

Outstanding Performance, Efficiency and Stitch Quality.

Thanks to enhanced Melco stitch dynamics, the frequency of “thread issues” is minimized. This means more run time per machine and greater ROI (return on investment) potential.

Please call us now on 02392 590281 to find out more about the many benefits for your business on the new Melco EMT16X modular embroidery machine or arrange for a full demonstration at one of our showrooms.

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Laser engravers v CNC engravers

Laser engravers/cutters

Since the introduction of lasers into the engraving industry in the late 1980’s we have been in awe of their speed, accuracy, and versatility!

However, the average laser has its limitations when it comes to engraving and cutting metals even with Fiber or Yag sources, unless you are prepared to invest tens of thousands or hundreds of thousands of pounds it is unlikely you will be able to achieve the results you require. These systems are well beyond the reach of the average workshop budget, and this is where CNC equipment should be considered as a capable and cost effective alternative!

CNC engravers and routers

Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) machines have been around since 1952, when Richard Kegg, in collaboration with MIT, developed the first CNC milling machine in the USA. This gained momentum in later years with the invention of the microchip and development of computers making the technology user friendly and more affordable.

In many industries the CNC engraver/router is the essential cog in the manufacturing process. Being used for part marking, memorials, jewellery, electrical, metal plaques, basically any application that requires deep engraving or metal cutting. Like all technologies the world of CNC has evolved over the years with more efficient and faster components, better tooling, and software with features like automatic height sensing, auto tool changing and 3D carving.

Which technology is right for me?

The short answer is both, Laser and CNC, as this would cover virtually all engraving shop requirements. But the main constraint here is budget and getting value for money. The technology will be determined by the main business application please see refer to the table below:

CNC Engraver/Router v Laser

Vision Engravers & Routers

Vision offers a wide range of machines for all sorts of industries and applications from small 6”x 4” desktop engravers to 8ft x 4ft routers.

Rugged & Reliable – With over 39 years of experience manufacturing computerised engraving machines and CNC routers, and with many original machines still in use today, you can be confident when buying a Vision. What sets Vision apart from the competition is that they build rugged, reliable, low-maintenance engravers and CNC routers, packed with the most industry-leading features.

Superior Customer Support – Anyone can sell you a machine – Vision strives to sell you a solution! We start by working with you to find the engraver or CNC router to best fit your needs, then back you up with a warranty and a dedicated support team so you’ll be completely satisfied with your purchase.

Telephone: 0117 911 4367 Email: info@csionline.co.uk Visit: www.csionline.co.uk

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A new survey reveals waste and cost to parents of lost school uniform items

With the rising prices prices on nearly every item. How does a small trophy business cope with the need to save money or how can they make extra money to get them through these tough times?

They could cut energy costs by closing some days a week. But this will not make any extra money. So is there a way they can improve their income?

K.T. Labels Ltd have come up with a great solution to this question. Their new idea is to add something extra to your range of items that you sell.

Something that is really helpful not only to the customer, but also helpful to you the trophy shop. In fact this idea is so good it’s called a no brainer!

So, what is this idea?

K.T. Labels for the whole month of October are offering a free printer. This printer, a TSC TE210, can print all your plates and circles.

It comes with a stand-alone key board and back roller. Included in the deal is a free copy of Label Direct Basic software.

So

what’s new about this printer?

Well its able to print a new revolutionary type of label. One that is washing machine proof, dishwasher proof, micro wave proof and oven proof.

A label that can be printed instantly of the same printer. You may ask “what is the purpose of this new label?”. K.T. Labels will tell you:

A new survey reveals waste and cost to parents of lost school uniform items

A recent survey has revealed that on average, 75% of primary school children lose 1-2 items of uniform per year. Furthermore, 21.5% of those lose 3-5 items. There are 5 million children currently in primary education in the UK, which equates to 13 million lost items each school year. Both the cost of replacing these and the waste implications on the environment are far from ideal.

The survey uncovered that 17% of parents asked have spent between £26 - £50 replacing lost items; 4% have spent £51£100, and 5% of those questioned spent over £100. Across the 5 million children in primary education, parents could be anything of

expenditures from £42 - £65 million between them to replace all the lost items.

So why not introduce name tags to your business?

The incredible savings a name tag applied to these items of clothing can make to children’s schools and parents finances mean a constant flow of business for you. A lost item can be reunited to its owner by being identified and returned!

But better still the you can make extra money by offering this new service to your customers. K.T. Labels offer you a great add on to your business that is cost effective and highly rewarding.

How do I get the free printer?

K.T.Labels are offering readers of TEN magazine a great deal. If you bulk buy 5 rolls of the new revolutionary AdTag labels you will then receive the TSC TE210 printer for FREE! This is ideal for the new AdTag super adhesive name labels.

So how do you make money with this system from K.T. Labels?

Each sheet of labels costs you £1. On each sheet of there are 20 individual name labels. A perfect amount to label each childs uniform items.

On 1 roll of labels there are 300 sheets of 20 labels. This is 6000 labels per roll. Purchasing 5 rolls, plus the TSC TE210 printer included for free = £1500 plus Vat. (A roll is sold seperately for £300 plus VAT).

In return if you only sell one roll of labels at £5 per sheet you will get your initial £1500 layout back.

Better still you also have your four extra rolls! If you also sell these at £5 per sheet. Then your return will be £1500 x 4 = £6000, on top of the first roll sold.

But remember you still have this extra printer for printing your trophies when needed.

This is an offer not to be missed! Call the Kwik Tapes team today to order your kit and start making extra money for your business.

Telephone: 0121 689 2211

Email: info@kwiktapeslabels.com Visit: www.kwiktapeslabels.com

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New this year: Software upgrade and our new light commercial printer the Enterprise Elite

Adding to our range this year the Enterprise Elite Model for volume printing –This printer joins our 3 other smaller desktop models all sold with our unique printer consumable packages.

You can now digitally print onto ribbons as small as 7mm-100mm wide , Self Adhesive material, Lanyards and Iron –on or sew in Name Tag Labels. Our easy to use desktop machine and software is ideal for retail environments, Party and balloon companies, Wedding organisers, Trophy shops, Florists, Confectioners, Card and gift shops, Packaging Companies, the list goes on!.

We stock everything you need: 28 printing colours including metallics, washable as well as regular foils, and a massive range of ribbons in over 50 colours along with labels, and all the other accessories .

We are your ‘one stop shop, business in a box’.

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Unbeatable quality and performance

Available in a choice of four different-sized models, WID Laser engraving/cutting machines set a new benchmark for quality and reliable performance at a truly affordable price. They come packed with performance-enhancing features normally found on more expensive machines, including an autofocus CCD camera for optimum material alignment and cutting accuracy.

Easy to use

Designed for both entry-level and seasoned professionals, dedicated multi-tool software enables even the most complex applications to be completed at speeds of up to 90,000 mm/min and with outstanding precision on finely detailed work.

Multiple applications

WID Laser machines will handle virtually any material, including stainless steel and other non-ferrous metals, alloys such as brass, bronze and copper, acrylic, plastics and laminates, marble, glass, slate and solid woods.

Save time, save money

Eliminate the need for expensive secondary tooling with one all-embracing powerful production tool at a fraction of the cost.

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White Toner Printer

Ultimate Versatility & Heavyweight Performance

The NEW A4 IColor 540 is a Toner-Based Digital Transfer Printer from Uninet, featuring full colour combined with white overprint™ and underprint™ capabilities in a single pass.

The A4 IColor 540 is a unique, low cost and versatile on-demand printing solution for short to mid-run transfer production of garments, labels, stationary, banners, hard surfaces, marketing customisation and much more! The IColor 540 is like having a professional print shop on your desktop, incorporating professional quality image printing capabilities, as well as optional speciality toner upgrade kits such as dye sublimation, fluorescent and metallic toners.

Use the IColor 540 for five different uses:

White overprint™ for heat transfer printing

White underprint™ for card/paper stock

CMYK for regular office printing

Optional dye-sublimation printing

Optional fluorescent printing

ProRIP & SmartCUT Software

The IColor ProRIP Software gives you total control of your workflow, allowing you to resize, rotate, change and remove colours in your graphics efficiently and easily.

The IColor SmartCUT Software allows you to increase your designs from A4 to A3, enabling you to produce larger graphics with your IColor 540 Printer. This software creates an intelligent split in your design, masking the join between artwork with no visual separation.

Expand your business opportunities and tap into a wide variety of market segments by producing personalized garments, trophies, accessories and more. Produce graphics with both colour and white for application to virtually any dark coloured textile or substrate. The printed image will result in soft, bright colours and the garment can be washed over and over without significant wear of the transfer.

The IColor 540 provides cost-effective fabric transfer production without the constant maintenance associated with direct-to-garment or silk screening systems. Get outstanding image quality results when combined with the correct transfer media to transfer images onto all fabric types whether light or dark!

• Ability to print white as an underprint™ and an overprint™ in the same machine, in one pass, using the IColor ProRIP software.

• The white opacity of UNINET’s unique blend of toner is double that of any other brand, giving you the brightest whites and solid background to bring out the vibrancy of your colours.

• The true black cartridge is included with the printer, allowing you to switch to CMYK mode to print items such as paper, card media and CMYK transfer papers.

• Lowest cost and most flexible machine in the market. • No maintenance associated with the IColor 540 as it is a toner based system.

• Exceptional 1200 x 1200 dpi resolution.

• Easily swap back and forth between regular and

cartridges, eliminating the need to purchase separate machines to accomplish each function.

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Trophex is a well established leading trade event with over 30 years of experience, focused on bringing the industry together

Trophex offers you 10 great reasons to exhibit or visit in April 2023:

Meet and connect with prospective customers and suppliers – Strengthen your bond with existing customers and suppliers – Learn about new developments in your industry – Meet new companies that can help your business – Close deals during the show – Strengthen or establish your brand or business – Learn what your competitors are doing right – Rapidly expand your database of sales leads and contacts – Speak directly to your target market – Source alternative revenue making opportunites

If you are interested in exhibiting at Trophex please get in touch. We will be happy to discuss your requirements and how we can help support your business through the rest of the year and into 2023.

If you are visiting Trophex 2023, why not make a day of it and pop into The National Motor Cycle Museum after you have done your business. All visitors will receive 50% off the entry price upon presentation of your badge.

For more information email janesoones@aol.com

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U-Marq Gem RX5 Visual Toolbox software, superb condition. £2,750

Gravograph M20J Ideal machine for the jewellery trade, flat plate and inside ring engraver, excellent condition. £3,250

Gravograph IS700 500x300 engraving area, tee-slot table and vice unit and EngraveLab 10 software. ................................................................................. £4,500

Gravograph IM4R inside ring engraver complete with software excellent condition £POA U-Marq Universal 300 flat engraving machine, can engrave cups and glasses up to 200mm diameter with Visual Toolbox 8 software £5500

U-Marq RX GEM with Visual Toolbox Gem software, excellent condition ................................................................................................................................... £2250

Signature 8080 Mini complete with software and many attachments in excellent condition ... £2750

U-MARQ VX4 406 x 304mm engraving area 140mm diameter cup engraving, Visual Tool box 8 software vice unit mint condition ... £3500

Vision MAX Pro flat and cup engraving, series 4 controller, software lovely condition .............................................................................................................. £6000

Vision 1624 610 x 400 engraving area series 3 controller and software, excellent condition £4000

Suregrave Mini ME desk top engraver Engravelab 10 software as new £2250

Gravograph IS7000 610mm x 815mm engraving area 200watt spindle motor complete with stand & Gravostyle software, mint condition £POA

Gravograph IS400 flatwork engraver up to 300mm x 200mm Engravlab 10 software superb condition £4750

Mastergrave / U-Marq compact, flat and tankard / glass engraver Visual Toolbox software lovely condition £3750

Gravograph M40 300 x 200 engraving area, Gravostyle software, excellent condition. . £POA

Roland EGX 400 400 x 300mm engraving area Engravelab 10 software immaculate condition. £4500

Signature 8080 Plus 230 x 400mm engraving area cups and glassware upto 230mm diameter, hot foil blocking attachment, inside ring engraving attachment plus many more accessories, lovely condition £6500

Suregrave Rotation S flat & cup machine up to 200mm diameter Hi-Drive 2 controller Engravalab 10 software mint condition ............................................. £4500

Suregrave Wizzard St 300mm x 300mm engraving area, Hi Drive 2 control, Engravelab 10 software, as new £3,500

Roland EGX 20 with Engravalab software 200 X 150 engraving area POA

Gravograph IS 200 TX 225 x 80 engraving area and 200ml diameter cups, superb condition, on-stand gravostyle software

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Signature 8080 engraving machine Superb giftware and cup machine, several attachments, PC and software £4,500

Newing Hall Milgrav, Apex AMC 2 Controller, lovely condition POA

Roland Metaza MPX 70 complete with Roland software, virtually unused £650

Gravograph TX3, motorised flat and cup machine, cups/rosebowls to 12” diameter, cutters and diamond form £1750

Gravograph VXM, 200 x 150 engraving area, superb condition £1950

Dahlgren Wizzard 2000 St, 300mm x 300mm engraving area, ‘T’ slot table, surelab software, mint condition £2750

Mastergrave MK5 cup engraving machine, 10” cup diameter, complete with copy set, cutters and diamond marker, late machines immaculate condition £1100

Gravograph VX2B computer engraving system 650 x 490 engraving area complete with 3D controller and Engravelab 10 software £4000

Roland PNC 2300, 200 x 150 engraving area, nice compact machine, complete with Engravelab 8 software £2500

Gravograph Unica complete with keyboard and screen star programme as new .................................................................................................................... £1950 Cipher 1410, 14” x 10” engraving area, complete with controller, high drive, hand set, Surelab 8 software, good condition £3000

Gravograph IM3 or similar POA

Gravograph IS800 650 x 490 engraving area with Gravostyle software ..................................................................................................................................... POA

Gravograph VX 300 x 350 engraving area complete with 3D controller and Engravelab 10 software £3400

Newing Hall 350 work station. 350mm x 300mm engraving area. Cup/Tankards upto 250mm diameter. Complete with Apex controller + Software. Superb condition POA

Gravograph TXL motorised cup attachment, cups up to 200mm diameter, letter set, cutters diamond, mint condition ........................................................... £1350

Suregrave Dalhgren 14” x 10” 350 x 250 mm engraving area complete with Suregrave high drive controller Surelab software mint condition £3000

Roland EGX 300 300 x 200 Engraving area Surelab 9 (Engravelab Software)

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2516 Surelab 9 heavy duty flat engraving machine complete superb condition
2516i Hi-drive 2 controller, Surelab 9 software excellent condition
Hall Pamtocut PNC 4E Apex AMC2 Control single phase with
10 software superb condition
M40G 300 x 200 engraving area flat and cup machine, laser pointer Gravostyle software mint
4824I HD2 Controller Engrave Lab 9 Software New Condition ...............................................................................................................................
Universal Flat machine and cups up to 200mm diameter, superb condition £4250 ALL RECONDITIONED MACHINES ARE GUARANTEED. PX WELCOME • EXPORT ENQUIRIES WELCOMED. MACHINES AND ACCESSORIES BOUGHT FOR CASH • ALL PRICES PLUS CARRIAGE AND V.A.T. Day: 01992 899255 Mobile: 07850 333066. F: 01992 899256 Email: sales@ronamachines.co.uk www.ronamachines.co.uk 27 Hillgrove Business Park, Nazeing Rd, Nazeing, Waltham Abbey, Essex EN9 2HB
condition £2750 Suregrave
£4500 Suregrave
POA Newing
Engravelab
£6500 Gravograph
condition POA Suregrave
£8000 Mastergrave