What Are the Benefits of Industrial Laser Engraving? - And Why Is It a Superior Method of Part, Component, and Material Marking?

Industrial Laser Engraving has been an often used method for part and material marking since the time it first emerged into the industrial market. A few years (and countless advancements in technology) later, industrial laser engraving is now arguably the most popular method for part, component, and material marking in use today. A brief analysis of the major benefits of industrial laser engraving quickly reveals precisely why it has become the preferred choice again and again for engineers, manufacturers, and project managers in a variety of industries across the nation. These 3…

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Benefits to Partnering with an Industrial Engraving Shop Like Engrave It Houston

Just like life, when it comes to business - relationships are extremely important. Establishing and maintaining a strong, healthy relationship between two businesses who regularly partner together ends up being mutually beneficial for all the parties involved. 

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#1 Summer Trend - Personalized Cups for Kids | And Why Giving Kids Gifts Matters

We all love receiving gifts. Some of us more than others (…some of us way way way more than others…). But, regardless of whether you get “smile with twinkling eyes” happy or “my joy will burn out the existence of the sun” happy, we all love when someone gives us something. It shows effort of forethought, planning ahead to find a gift they knew you would love, or seeing something that reminded them of you and they knew you just had to have), as well as courage and caring to…

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Custom Rifle Engraving for the 10th Annual Danny Dietz Memorial Classic [Firearm Engraving Case Study]

At Engrave It Houston, we appreciate all our customers and enjoy the chance to work with anyone who comes through our doors. However, sometimes we get the chance to work on something extra special. And, in those situations, it really helps remind us why it is we got into this business in the first place. So when the guys from Lohman Gunsmithing here in Houston came in with a special project for the Danny Dietz Foundation, the week before Memorial Day, the whole shop was humming with energy and excitement.

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5 Creative Gift Tips & Ideas for 2019

A gift is the perfect way to make a lasting memory of a wonderful time with the people you care about. Gift giving is one of the 5 Love Languages (which apply to friendship as well as romantic relationships), and there's a good chance it's at (or close to) the top of the list for most of the people in your life. People love receiving gifts. So, to help you make more memories this year, we've put together this list Creative Gift Tips & Ideas for 2019.

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Branded Insulated Drinkware - The #1 Marketing Item of 2019

When you're marketing your business, whether you're a burgeoning mom-and-pop shop, or a well established enterprise, the marketing materials you give away (or sell in some cases) - whether at trade-shows, conventions, or in your physical retail location - need to be things people actually want. (Did that blow your mind? It shouldn't have. If it did, you might want to look into hiring someone to do some marketing for your business.) So, what's the #1 item? What's the go-to giveaway? What's the marketing "must have" that gets you the most bang for your buck? (We're so glad you asked.)

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5 Creative Mother's Day Gifts for 2019

Moms. We literally wouldn't be here without them. These incredible women give tirelessly of themselves - caring and shepherding us from infancy to adulthood. And yet, far too often, moms don't get the recognition they deserve for their constant efforts. Maybe it's because Mother's Day is so close to Easter. Maybe it's because moms do what they do out of the depths of their maternal caring and never ask for anything in return. Whatever the reason may be, moms don't get their fair shake. And it's time that changed.

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Grow Your Business by Improving Your Brand Awareness with Custom Logo Engraving and Printing

Brand recognition matters. Big time. Regardless of what it is that you do, make, or sell, brand recognition is always going to be the way you grow your customer base and, as a result, your business. So, the big question is: "How do I develop and grow my brand recognition in order to grow my business." And, the answer is: by making your branding unique with custom engraving and printing.

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Keep Your Metal Nameplates Looking Sharp - Easy Tips for Cleaning the Top 3 Material Types for Metal Nameplates and Metal Tags

Maybe you use your metal nameplates in your office area, adhering them to doors or displaying them in plaques on desktops. Perhaps you make use of your custom metal tags to label or identify different assets in your workflow process that need identification. Or, maybe you put your custom metal nameplates or metal tags to use in one of the countless other possible ways they can be efficiently utilized to improve your business. Regardless, however you use your metal nameplates or metal tags you're always going to want …

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Houston Firearm Engraving - Custom Firearm Engraving by Engrave It Houston

Firearms are beloved by collectors all across this great nation. But, when it comes to a passion for collecting unique, personalized firearms, we find that (just like everything else with Texas) it's bigger here. Firearm aficionados in Texas have a passion for their collections that rivals just about anyone anywhere. And, the more unique or personalized the piece the better. That's why…

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Custom Metal Tags - And Why They Matter for Your Business

You see them every day, and you don’t even notice. You’re so used to them, you follow their instructions and absorb their information without a second thought. Nearly every company uses metal tags or metal labels in some form or fashion somewhere in their business. And most don’t ever give them a second thought… until it’s time to replace them…

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What is Metalphoto Processing, and Where Can I Get It?

MetalPhoto Processing is the process of taking anodized aluminum (treated with special chemicals to make it photosensitive) and using intense light to transfer the image, design, or information onto the aluminum layer, much like the process used for taking pictures before the invention of digital cameras…

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What is Pad Printing & Where Can I Get It?

We at Engrave It Houston, are excited to announce that we now offer Pad Printing Services along with the laser engraving and direct printing services that have made us a trusted industry leader in the engraving and marking business for over 20 years.

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What Industry is Industrial Engraving for?

It’s a question we get asked a lot: “What industry is industrial engraving actually for?” It’s a common misconception, and an understandable one. Most people don’t consider what they do to be “industrial.” In actual fact though…

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Where Can I Get Gifts Personalized?

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, you’ve no doubt already begun your search for the perfect gift for your special someone. Good job! Waiting ‘til the last minute is always a tough way to do it when it comes to gift giving.

But, the question you find yourself facing now is: “How do I make this great gift the perfect gift?”

Lucky for you, that’s where we come in.

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End of Year is Here! - Get Your End of Year Gifts Before It's Too Late

It happens literally every year, and yet somehow still seems to come as a surprise. The end of the year is here again, which means it’s time to get your gift giving game in gear (also your alliteration game).

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Branded Stainless Steel Tumblers ( End of Year Gifts that Keep on Giving)

Despite what the thermostat might be telling you, fall is here. (What are you talking about? It’s a million degrees outside! We don’t disagree. But heat doesn’t change the way calendars work.) With the end of the year quickly approaching, it’s time to start thinking about end of the year gifts for your clients and employees. (Seriously though, don’t put it off to the last minute. You’ll hate yourself.)

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Branded Amazon Echos (End of Year Gifts that Keep on Giving)

Smart speakers are experiencing a surge in popularity, making them one of the most sought after wish list items of the season. There are plenty of options to choose from when it comes to these handy little home helpers, but in our opinion, the Amazon Echo Product Line are sure-fire winners. Why? We're glad you asked.

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Branded Google Home Minis (End of Year Gifts that Keep on Giving)

As the end of the year looms on the horizon, now is the time to start being proactive about finding the perfect end of the year employee recognition or customer appreciation gifts. But how?! Have you seen the internet?! You can buy everything!!! How do I choose?! What's the next big thing??? Well, actually, it turns out the next big thing... is actually mini.

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End of Year Gifts (And Why They Matter)

As the year begins drawing to a close, we are entering the season of people frantically scrambling around searching for the next great gift idea. Even more difficult than buying presents for friends and family can be the role of a business trying to find the perfect end of year gift either for employees or valued customers.  What do people like? Can I re-gift my student loans? What if I write them a song with their name in it? What's the next big thing?! Relax. Take a deep breath. It'll all be fine. We're here to help.

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