Decoration information

PF Logo Express is an One-Stop-Shop and full service product decoration service with a complete range of stock. Located in Poznan, Poland, PF Concept has built a 20.000 m2 stock and decoration facility.

With the One-Stop-Shop solution PF Concept takes away all hassle. We offer an all-in decoration services based on all-in product prices. Decoration done by PF Concept is fast with the possibility for next day shipment, delivered all over Europe, directly to the end customer if required. This service is unique in the market and will help to quickly deliver decorated products.  

Decoration Techniques 

Padprint

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                                                                                        padprint
  • Can be applied on virtually any shape
  • Suitable for any surface texture, including soft products like stress balls                                                                                                  
  • Perfect for multi colored logos
  • Fast and economical
  • Available within our SureShip™ service
  • Suitable for all types of shapes, e.g. flat, round, convex, concave
  • Applicable for plastic, glass, ceramic, paper, wood, metal materials
  • Maximum of 4 colors or CMYK on white products

 Screenprint

​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-colored decoration
  • Great choice for texts decorations and a distressed look and feel
  • CMYK available for white substrates
  • Suitable for flat surfaces
  • Applicable for polyester, nylon, cotton and non-woven materials
  • Maximum of 4 colors for non-textiles and maximum of 5 colors for textiles

 Screenround​

​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                                                                                                                             screenround
  • Apply sharp, high-quality decoration on curved products               
  • Economic choice for large quantities
  • Multi-color decoration available on a selection of pens
  • Ideal for text
  • Available within our SureShip™ service

Shapes: Round
Materials: Plastic ABS, PP, PLA, paper, metal (mugs and flasks only) products
Products: Pens, lip balms, mugs, flasks
Colors: ​One color
Max Print Area: 50x25 mm for pens, 200x200 for mugs and flasks.

Transfer Print

​Transferring is done by first creating a screen print image on paper and then using heat and glue to transfer it onto the chosen product.

  • Ideal for fabrics
  • Economical solution for multicolor printing of smaller quantities                                                                                                 transfer    
  • Perfect for logos with many colors
  • Very good coverage also for bright ink
  • Allows for extreme detail like small text
  • Free standing text
  • No contours required
  • Large sizes available
  • Suitable for flat surfaces
  • Applicable for polyester, nylon, cotton and non-woven materials
  • Maximum of 4 colors or CMYK

Laser engraving

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

  • Create a high-class impressionlaser
  • Unique tone on tone
  • Superb result for metal, glass and wood
  • Available within our SureShip™ service

inFusion™ 

No you can't feel it, even if you try! Introducing infusion - the untouchable decoration                                                         infusion
Re-imagine decoration.

​We have developed a new technique that infuses your logo into the fabric creating an untouchable decoration with
razor sharp detail, unlike any other.

  • Razor sharp with higher resolution                                                                                                                                     
  • Offers a comfortable, breathable decoration
  • Untouchable
  • Offers unlimited colors for one set up

inFusion™ is available for 4 Elevate styles:

  • 38020 / 38021 Elevate Sarek short sleeve tee
  • 38094 / 38095 Elevate Tipton short sleeve polo
  • 38214 / 38215 Elevate Stokes hooded sweater
  • 38219 / 38220 Elevate Garner full zip hooded sweater​

Embroidery

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

  • Classic decoration technique                                                                                                                                        embroidery
  • High value look
  • Suitable for both flat and irregular surfaces
  • Tread colors to match any logo
  • High impact wool stitch
  • Suitable for flat and irregular surfaces
  • Applicable for cotton, polyester and fleece materials
  • Maximum of 12 colors (from Madeira chart)

Debossing​​

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

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

Shapes: Flat
Materials: Genuine and artificial leather, paper
Products: portfolios. wallets, notebooks
Colors: One (silver or gold)
Max Print Area: 80x40 mm

Hot Stamping​

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

  • 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 color: silver, gold, metallic green, red or blue

Doming

​Doming is used to create a 3D version of your image by shaping a raised surface beneath the print. A mould 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                                                                                                                                     doming
  • Suitable for flat surfaces, which are designed with a depressed area for the domed sticker 
  • Applicable for plastic, paper, wood and metal materials.
  • CMYK colors

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 colored 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                                                                                                                          digital printing
  • Available within our SureShip™ service
  • Suitable for flat, slightly curved surfaces
  • Applicable for plastic materials
  • Only possibly for CMYK