When Stitches Magazine released their list of the 75 most influential people in the decorated apparel industry it was no surprise that Randy Carr, President and CEO of World Emblem, made the list, alongside VP of Sales Nicolas Restrepo. For over 20 years, Carr has been pushing his company to break boundaries and raise the bar for industry standards. Under his guidance, World Emblem has grown into a multimillion dollar global company that is known for it’s quality and innovations. It is those innovations that elevated Carr into Stitches’ Power 75 ranking. Most notable on Stitches’ feature was this year’s launch of FlexStyle, World Emblem’s newest product that is revolutionizing the application, use, and overall quality of emblems in the decorated apparel industry.
This breakthrough product is the culmination of all that World Emblem stands for – an unforgettable first impression, the highest quality products in the industry, and impeccable attention to detail. FlexStyle is the first of it’s kind, allowing emblems to adhere to a variety of surfaces such as fabric, glass, wood, metal, and plastic, while still providing unparalleled flexibility. It’s prestigious and sophisticated design capabilities provide detailed textures and bold metallic finishes, producing a high-quality emblem that can’t be matched anywhere else in the industry. Carr’s words to Stitch Magazine say it best: “This is one product you have to see to truly appreciate.”
It is products like these that have made World Emblem the global powerhouse that it is and a leader like Randy Carr has made that possible. With Carr’s leadership and drive, you can be sure that FlexStyle will not be the last innovative product World Emblem introduces to the marketplace. No matter where the industry goes, Carr and his World Emblem team will always be a step ahead, constantly pushing the envelope to exceed customer expectations.
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For brands that require the utmost in impact and sophistication, World Emblem proudly introduces FlexStyle. As part of World Emblem’s signature series, FlexStyle is able to achieve a wide variety of textures and colors, including metallic, within the same emblem. The materials can also be adhered to virtually any surface including fabrics, glass, wood, metal, plastic, papers and more.
World Emblem is the only licensed provider of the amazing patented FlexStyle technology in North America. No other emblem will give your brand a luxury feel with sophistication while being a trendsetter in today’s market as Flexstyle.
The functionality brought about by its uses is complemented by the endless amount of matte, metallic and colorfully textured design possibilities. It is sure to escalate any garment, product or packaging to another level. World Emblem’s turn-around production times are reputable.
Digital rendering is created for review by the client within the first 2-3 days (based on the complexity of the design). The die is produced between 5-7 days with a final production within 10 days of die completion. FlexStyle emblems are tested extensively and have been proven to maintain its illustrious quality through strenuous cycles of regular domestic wash as well as dry cleaning cycles.
The material is developed using a special process that bonds multiple materials together to create a piece that has very intricate textures built into the design to really make the logo and details stand out for limitless applications. Ways of applying these applications include:
- Low-Melt Heat Seal – Placing a teflon sheet between the top platen and the FlexStyle for 10 seconds with 40 lbs of pressure at a top & bottom temperature of 320˚F
- Low-Melt Iron – Placing a teflon sheet between the top platen and the Flexstyle for 30 seconds with manual pressure
- Pressure Sensitive (Sticky) – Press to adhere and remove covering
The nature of FlexStyle means that it can be used on a wide variety of apparel and any other surface it can adhere to. This includes various forms of products and product packaging such as wine bottles, garments, shoes, electronic devices and cosmetic packaging.
“FlexStyle gives our customers unparalleled detail and a bold look,” said Randy Carr, World Emblem President & CEO. “It delivers impact and sophistication that high-end brands are looking for. It helps them make a statement without saying a word.”
FlexStyle elevates your brand with greater detail, an attractive appearance feature bold metallic finishes, and deeper, more detailed texturing. It’s more than an emblem, it’s a status symbol that denotes both power and prestige. And there is literally nothing else like it in the industry today.
As the global leader in apparel decorations, World Emblem is excited to offer you the exclusive opportunity to leverage the power and appeal of this breakthrough product. All FlexStyle orders are accompanied by World Emblem’s high attention to detail and leading customer service. Choose FlexStyle, and make a statement without saying a word.
With its global headquarters in Miami, Florida, World Emblem is one of the world’s leading global suppliers of high quality apparel decorations. The wide variety of custom embroidered, sublimated, digitally printed and screen-printed emblems, high-visibility striping, transfers, magnetic badges and various other products means that no matter what your situation, World Emblem has exactly what you need.
Interested in getting YOUR EMBLEM REIMAGINED? Curious to see how FlexStyle can ENHANCE YOUR BRAND?