3 Reasons Name Blocks Make Perfect Gifts

Give the gift of name blocks as home decor or corporate gifts.

Know someone who is difficult to find a present for? Name blocks such as executive desk wedges and acrylic desk blocks are perfect solutions. Everyone loves to see their name on something, whether it’s your boss, an old friend or family member. And, many people love displaying famous quotes or motivational messages as interior decor. In other words, desk wedges and blocks make great gifts for just about anyone.

Whether used for personal identification or interior decor, desk blocks and wedges add charm to any home or office.

Clear acrylic desk blocks (name blocks) for holiday decor

Here are three reasons why name blocks make excellent gifts for your friends, family and colleagues.

They are VERSITILE.

It’s easy to customize your name blocks to suit any purpose. These quality name blocks can be used as elegant name plates, decorations, promotional tools or tokens of affection. Use one or two lines of text to express love and appreciation for a special person. Add your company logo to turn these products into corporate gifts for your associates. Have your name and title engraved to make a name plate, or personalize with your favorite saying to create home decor. The possibilities are limitless!

They are BEAUTIFUL.

Professional custom engraving and quality materials make desk wedges pleasing to the eye. The solid wood has a beautiful finish, and the metal plate has a shiny surface that accents the laser engraving. Acrylic desk blocks look stylish and modern with color filling in the engraved text. The beauty of these name blocks will make any recipient more than happy to display them on their desk or in their home.

They are PERSONAL.

A personalized gift makes people feel special. Having a desk wedge for their office gives people a sense of pride in themselves and their jobs. For corporate gifting, giving colleagues a desk block with their name and title on it shows you value their contribution to the company. Name blocks with quotes, sayings or expressions of love for friends or family are unique gifts that will last a lifetime.

Executive Desk Wedge

Wooden desk wedges (name blocks) under Christmas treeExecutive desk wedges come in different materials and sizes. The metal plate is fully customizable with your choice of color and finish. Customize one or two lines of text and an optional logo which are laser engraved into the metal plate. We offer to gift wrap your desk wedge for you so that you only need to worry about giving it to your boss, employee or friend.

Acrylic Desk Block

Crystalline acrylic desk blocks make beautiful identification products for your colleagues or friends. The clear, inch-think name blocks come with an optional black backing that makes the engraved text stand out. Select whether the text is laser engraved on the front or the back. Front engraving may include white, gold or silver color filling. With lots of font options, customize one or two lines of text however you want. Desk blocks may also include a logo or an image.

If you have any questions about our executive desk wedges, acrylic blocks or other products, please call us at (800) 272-5729. We wish you happy holiday shopping!

Personal Identification Reinvented

Name tags and other identification products are in our lives to stay, no matter what we think of them.

reinventing the name tag and other personal identification Most professions these days make you wear or use a personal identification product. From name tags to name plates and even lanyards and ribbons, these items are becoming more and more popular in the workplace. And with that popularity comes the opposition of using these standard tools.

So, how can you, as an employer, make them a bit more bearable for those that you require to use them? Let’s take a moment and reinvent this usage.

First and foremost, a definition needs to be provided for why you are using personal identification products.

What is your primary purpose for using these tools? Are you looking to provide company branding or making your employees more visible to your customers? There are several different ways to use identification. Office security, quick acknowledgment of employees, and office/desk labels are among the top reasons.

A couple lesser known, albeit not lower in value, reasons are for identifying an individual for a job well done or to make it easier to remember someone’s name and their face simultaneously. But, no matter what the goal of this personal identification, there is always a way to make it better.

The second step in reinventing this tool is to make it appeal to those who have to wear it.

adding logos to reinvent personal identification and name tagsMake it flashy, but not so flashy that it’s an embarrassment to put on a name tag. Add a logo and some fun colors to make a name tag pop. Or add a title to a name plate to make someone feel a bit more important in your office.

Remembering the primary reason for personal identification will aid in making this second step easier. Once you put the required information onto a name tag, don’t forget the flair. Make it unique to your company or exclusive to the person wearing it. But keep them in mind when considering your design techniques.

The final step is involvement.

Keep your employees in the loop as to why they are being required to wear or use personal identification. While “it is part of your uniform” is a good reason, it isn’t the only reason. Make sure to communicate the importance of what that name tag means. Keep them informed, and they will be happier to continue to wear their name tags!

So, name tags, they are here to stay, and it’s your job to help others to see why they are so important!

Product Highlight: Executive Desk Wedge

Celebrate a promotion, graduation or a new job with an executive desk wedge!

an executive desk wedge is perfect for recognizing any achievementExecutive name plates are perfect for showing just how much you appreciate someone. They also make an excellent award for any achievement. With a class of excellence above any other, these beautiful nameplates are sure to show how much you care. Whether you give one as a gift or buy one for yourself, the professional quality reflects the excellence you demand from yourself and your company.

Each desk wedge can be customized and personalized with a name, a title or a favorite saying. Choose from several different styles and colors. Each desk wedge will have an engraved metal name plate attached with your requested details.

Available in multiple wood finishes as well as metal face plate colors, these wooden wedges are fully customizable. Your message, including text and logos, is laser engraved into a metal name plate that is adhered to the surface of a desk wedge of your choice creating a memorable and everlasting impression for anyone.

an executive desk wedge is perfect for recognizing any achievementCorporate gifting is another great use for these wedges. And corporate gifting can be one of the best ways to grow and maintain your business. Most companies agree that the fundamental reason for gifting is to acknowledge relationships and to improve personal connections.

Customize each name plate with a person’s name, title or favorite saying. Or choose their company logo to go with their name for a unique look. Highlight an achievement with an honorary title or statement that will mean something special to the recipient.

What is the significance of a name plate?

Customize each name plate with a person’s name, title or favorite saying.As a name plate is the easiest place to display someone’s name and title, a nameplate becomes extremely important. And, most people find their title necessary and important during their busy days. Executive desk wedges remind someone of their status and help others to see it as well. So, it’s a perfect gift for anyone to help them understand what they mean to you.

No matter the reason for the gift, an executive desk wedge will show them how much you care.

Top 10 Uses and Places for Name Plates

Create desk and wall name plates for yourself, your boss or your entire company.

name plates are perfect for everyone to use at home or in the office or any other settingAdd a personal touch to any workspace by displaying a name and a title. At home, use a name plate to decorate with loving expressions or quotes.

OFFICES

Display someone’s name and title on a desk, door or wall mounted nameplate. It’s just that simple!

name plates are perfect for everyone to use at home or in the office or any other settingDIRECTIONS or instructions

Providing instructions or directions to visitors in any store of office is a must! Customize nameplates with most any instructions to meet most any need. Whether it is just to point out a meeting room or a restroom, these directions are required in most settings.

CORPORATE GIFTING

Corporate gifting is one of the best ways to grow and maintain your business. Most companies agree that the fundamental reason for gifting is to acknowledge relationships and improve personal connections. Customize each nameplate with a person’s name, title or favorite saying.

PRODUCT LABELS

Whether it’s a restaurant or retail store, these nameplates are perfect to let your customers know what exactly they are getting. Just provide a clear label for your next buffet or end-cap, consumers are guaranteed to come back for more!

name plates are perfect for everyone to use at home or in the office or any other settingDECORATIONS

Create a unique decorating style by displaying acrylic block with your favorite quotes and sayings. These blocks command attention, and due to how thick they are, they stand by themselves with no holder needed. Front engraving gives these blocks a solid look while engraving the back brings out the engraving by providing reflections and depth.

AWARDS

Executive name plates are perfect for showing just how much you appreciate someone. They also make an excellent award for any achievement. With a class of excellence above any other, these beautiful nameplates are sure to show how much you care.

name plates are perfect for everyone to use at home or in the office or any other settingBRANDING

Adding a logo to a nameplate is an inexpensive way to maximize branding for both employee and company benefits. And they are such a great way to create consistent branding throughout any office or building.

SCHOOLS or LIBRARIES

What an easy way to display a room number or title for all to see. With custom plates designed for your specific needs, these tools are very useful in a school setting. Other public spaces such as libraries, gyms or other recreational outlets often benefit from this remarkable tool.

SHELF LABELS

Coller Industries even uses these plates to help us stay organized! Customize with colors and names or numbers to help your book shelves or storage shelves keep and stay organized.

BANKS

Banks often use name plates as well! With messages such as Next Teller Please, Lane Closed, and other instructions, these engraved tools are perfect for a bank setting.

But no matter how you use them, name plates are a great tool for everyone!

3 Great Inserts for Reusable Products

It’s new product time again! This time it is INSERTS!

For many years, Coller Industries has offered reusable name badges and name plates. These products are ideal for retail stores and office with a high-turnover rate or seasonal employees. And, to top it off, these badges and plates offer an easy system to provide personal identification to staff will still having a professional look.

Mighty Badges™ are one of these reusable products. And now, they just got better!

But, first things first. For those who do not know what a Mighty Badge™ is:

Each badge comes in three parts: the metal back plate, the printable insert and the clear lens. The metal back plate has the option of leaving it blank or printing a UV color logo on it. Add names with the printable inserts using your laser or inkjet printer. Then add the clear, plastic lens by snapping it into place over the top of everything to hold the badge together. Choose from multiple sizes to create a great look for a professional name tag.

reusable personal identification products now have three types of inserts for mighty badgesAnd now, how we just made these better!

We use to just sell one type of printable insert for each Mighty Badge™.

Classic Clear:

Meant for a larger run of names, these clear, plastic inserts are torn out of the sheet after printing. Use each sheet on either a laser or inkjet printer. You will want to make sure you print the whole sheet as it is not recommended to run these through your printer after you remove any of the inserts.

Now we sell three types! And they’ll work with most printers out there!

Clear Peel Off:

These clear, plastic peel off inserts are designed for those who only need one at a time. Simply print the names you need and remove them from the sheet as you need them. They fit most Mighty Badges™ sizes and are available for both laser and inkjet printers.

Paper Peel Off:

Perfect for full color logos or designs, these opaque, paper peel off inserts will give your name tag a unique look. They cover the back plate entirely with your full color insert. Use either a laser or inkjet printer and remove them one at a time from the sheet or use the whole sheet at once.

And, of course, we still offer the Classic Clear Inserts.

reusable personal identification products now have three types of inserts for name platesAnd here’s the really great news! You can get the same inserts for our Reusable Name Plates line as well!

Add new names to these reusable name badges and name plates quickly and at your convenience with these printable inserts. And, if you need help choosing which insert type will work best for your needs, please give us a call!