Laser Engraving

Laser engraving: What is it, and what is it good for?

Simply put, laser engraving is the use of a high-heat laser to remove surface material from an object. Because engraving machines are precisely computer-controlled, the patterns they can cut range from simple lettering (to mark a name on a watch or iPad, for example) to complex images (such as engraving a photograph into a wooden plaque). Sounds cool, right? Even…read more →

Ideas to inspire: a few fun new promo products hot on the market

What a trip! There’s nothing like a good industry trade show to inspire you to do bigger and better things in the months ahead. One thing we love about the annual Promotional Products Association International expo in Las Vegas is that there is inspiration at every booth and great ideas around every corner. It’s the biggest show of the year,…read more →

Hot right now in promo marketing: gifts for animal lovers

More than half of Americans households contain a pet, and owners are spending more on their beloved animals than ever. By 2020, analysts say, the U.S. pet industry is expected to reach $96 billion in sales. What does that mean for small businesses in Bellingham and Whatcom County? For starters, it means that one way to build relationships with potential…read more →

Five eco-friendly promo products to build brand loyalty with younger customers

Would you prefer to do business with companies that care about the environment? Most young people certainly would. It’s no secret that the younger generations — Millennials and Generation Z — prefer companies with a commitment to environmental sustainability. One poll showed that as many as three quarters of young people are willing to pay more for products from businesses…read more →

Get ready to celebrate your best employees

Ask anyone in the business world, and they’ll tell you that employees perform better when they feel appreciated. No doubt you’ve seen this yourself: When employees feel that their work is important and that they’re valued as people, both the quality of their work and their satisfaction with their jobs can be dramatically better. One drawback, though, is that awards…read more →

Top promo products for millennials

One fourth of the United States population — 89.2 people — are millennials. All told, they have $600 billion in spending power, the most of any generation in history. And what do they rank as the most effective form of advertising? Promotional products. That’s right; this huge group of tech savvy young adults are ready and willing to take, use…read more →

Local companies turn to LaserPoint Awards for unique engraving work

Want happy employees? Tell them they’re doing a great job. One of the best ways to help employees feel fulfilled in their jobs is to recognize the amazing work they do. Want happy customers? Surprise them by going above and beyond what they expect, treating them with personalized products they can’t get anywhere else. A great many companies in Whatcom…read more →

This summer, choose promo items that people will use and enjoy

The best promotional products are the ones that people actually want and use. They’re the ones that people will line up at trade shows for just to get their hands on. In fact, one study from Promotional Products Association International listed usefulness as the top reason people keep promotional products — and this is true no matter how prominently displayed…read more →

Liven up your brand with screen-printed apparel

Sharp? That’s one way to put it. Classy and professional would be other good descriptions. Lately, LaserPoint Awards & Promotional Solutions has produced quite a few screen-printed apparel items for Whatcom and Skagit County businesses, and the result has been an increase in the number snazzy-looking employees in town. Just look at these two recent examples: The folks at SPIE, an…read more →

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