Printed ribbons are elegant and give a contemporary and appealing look to plain garments and apparels. These ribbons are generally made of polyester, nylon, linen, cotton and are available in varying colors, sizes, designs, patterns and dimensions to suit clients' requirements. These ribbons also come in different styles, such as single faced and double faced. Printed ribbons are easy to maintain and can be washed using hands and in machine as well. The printed ribbons available in Indian market are usually durable, tear resistant and are appreciated for their colorfastness. The print, design, color and texture of these ribbons remain intact even after washing several times.
Printed ribbons are suitable for packing of wedding gifts, birthday gifts, anniversary gifts etc. These can also be used for decoration of halls during various events, ceremonies and functions. Name of schools, colleges etc. are printed on these ribbons to celebrate important occasions like Independence Day, Republic Day, Inter-college Tournaments etc. Such ribbons are used on hats, shoes, handbags etc. making these look attractive. These ribbons can be used for promotional, advertising and awareness purposes in Corporate sector, Hotel Industry and so on. Printed ribbons are used to make hairbands, wristbands and various home decor items Customized messages are printed on these ribbons across the globe to celebrate occasions like Baby Shower, Birthday, Christmas, Bridal Shower, Farewell etc.
Methods for Making Printed Ribbons:
Printed ribbons are made using different methods, some of these are;
Silk Printing – this method brings high visibility on ribbons, especially on dark ribbons creating a print that is very clear and long lasting. Hot Foil Printing – vivid range of colors and images can be printed on ribbons using this method. Also known as “foil imprinting method”, it's perfect for detailed and complicated work. This process is apt for printing on ribbons with varied textures. Rotary Ink Printing – basically used for multicolored printing. Through this technique large quantities of printed ribbons can be produced flawlessly in short time span. Sublimation Transfer Print – done by using digital printers, these can create the highest quality image on ribbons, that look equivalent to real photographs.