New Generation of Wearable Displays for Promotion & Adv.

Badgetec has developed a recently patented clothing-safe attachment for wearing buttons, badges, and tags, thus creating a new generation of wearable displays. The new plastic clip, called the Contour Clip®, is molded polypropylene that attaches to a garment like a “paperclip.” Because it is so easy-to-use and low-cost, it can replace traditional pins or metal spring clips as well as adhesive stickers.

These new clips are clothing-safe, child-safe, recyclable and reusable. They were developed to provide new types of eco-friendly badges, tags, and buttons.

The Contour Clip fastens through the slot in the badge, button, or tag, then slides over the edge of one’s garments like a “paperclip.” No plastic holders are required.

Wearable round buttons and badges has been popular since they were introduced in 1855 when the pin-back metal button was patented. Initially they were sold for political campaigns and product promotions. They provide many benefits to both the individuals wearing them and the organizations providing them, such as insuring visibility for the “ad” display or promotion, displaying QR Codes, and providing self-expression for the individual. QR Codes on tags are commonly used today at tradeshows and meetings for “contact info transfer” (in place of business cards).

Badgetec provides recyclable cardstock and white polyester die-cut sheets (with attachment slots removed) for printing either round or rectangular formats. With the Badgetec standard 8.5-by-11-inch die-cut sheets, the badge material is thin, yet sufficiently rigid for wearing.

In addition, these standard size sheets can be printed on most laser and inkjet printers using Microsoft Word (AVERY®) templates. Once printed, one simply separates the printed tags from the sheet and issues them to the individual.

Badgetec was established in 2010. Headquartered in New York, Badgetec is a socially and environmentally responsible developer and manufacturer of eco-friendly products, providing recyclable and/or reusable cost-effective products, appropriate for their purpose while maintaining professional quality. All products are made in the USA.

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