Recognition pins are gaining popularity but still, many people are not aware of so many things about these pins. Here are the answers to some of the questions some of you may be longing to ask.
What are recognition pins?
Recognition pins are jewelry-like accessory being placed on the lapels of uniforms, jackets, or dresses. These pins are usually given to the well-deserving employees, students, or members of any corporation or organization for various reasons.
What are the uses of these pins?
This is an effective yet inexpensive way of giving recognition to your valued employees for their hard work, exemplary performance, and length of service.
These pins are also given to those employees who have accomplished outstanding and extraordinary achievements, which have contributed greatly to the progress and success of any given corporation or organization.
Where can you avail of these pins?
You can order these pins from various companies that make them. For one, you can find them online. There are also shops or retail stores that specialize in making pins. To ensure that you have the best company to make your pins, check the integrity and reliability of these companies in terms of delivery, price, and quality of the pins.
What are these pins made of?
These pins are made from metals that are durable.The most common metal used is Copper. Iron,aluminum, pewter,brass, and sometimes sterling silver are used. These materials make the pins last long, making them ideal as tokens for appreciating the services of employees. The metals do not get damaged or broken easily. They can last for decades if properly cared and stored.
How long does it take for the pins to be made?
If you have any upcoming event, the least time of preparation you need is a month. Five working days is usually allotted to the making of the design. If you do not have any design yet, the company making the pins usually offers this service, sometime for free or for a minimal fee. Most of thepin companiesrequire10-14 days to make the pins. Some companies can do these recognition pins at lesser number of days but with additional charges. To provide allowance for any emergency or unforeseen circumstance, allot an extra week before the actual event or occasion.
What are the available sizes and shapes of these pins?
The available sizes are ½, ¾, 1 and 1¼ inches. The regular shape is circle. Odd shapes include oval, rectangle, square, shield-like and ribbon-like shapes. For specialized shapes, additional charges will apply.
How much would a pin cost?
The price of the pins would depend on the following factors:
The number of pins that you need. The higher the number that you need, the lower the price.
The material or materials that you would need.
The design. If the design is complex, the price may increase.
The time frame. Rush or urgent orders would have higher prices than the regular time frame of 2 weeks.
Inclusion of other additional items such as pin attachment and packing of pin.
Pin companies usually have different packages or offers that would suit your budget. You could ask for a quotation if your order is not included in the package.
What are the different types of packing of pins.
The most common and cheapest is the poly bag. Acrylic cases are also popular and affordable. For more formal occasion, velvet pouches or cases are preferable. Another good option is the card where the pin is attached. In the card, one could write the event, date, venue, and even the message for the recipient.