A stencil of your image of choice is created. Special ink is applied over that stencil onto your item, creating a custom image.
Popular Screen Printed Items:
Uniforms, targets, Wavemaster™ bags, backpacks/duffle bags, sparring gear.
A special heat-transfer printer injects ink into the material of the item being customized, rendering a photo-quality image with unlimited colors that resists cracking and fading.
Popular Sublimated Items:
T-shirts, rash guards, license plates, keychains, belt displays.
Names, logos and symbols are embroidered onto your item with thick embroidery thread.
Popular Embroidered Items:
Masters’ uniforms, belts, patches, keychains.
Using top-quality machinery, a name, kanji or text of your choice is etched onto the item.
Popular Engraved Items:
Swords, bokken, belt displays.
Pants just a tad too long? Uniform top just a touch too big? No problem! We offer uniform alterations to find that perfect fit. Or, have a custom uniform tailored specifically to you!
Fully custom-cut uniforms available in:
8.5 Middleweight poly-cotton or 12 oz. cotton canvas.
Whether you need a new patch created or you want to have your logo on all of your belts and gloves, we’ve got you covered. We can embroider or sublimate patches. We also offer woven labels that can be attached to belts, gloves and many other items.
Easy & Cost-Effective Marketing – Every single piece of custom apparel acts as a mobile billboard, carrying your school message wherever your students go.
Additional Income Source – You will be pleasantly surprised by the additional income you can generate just from retail customs sales. This additional income can offer the opportunity to reinvest in new equipment, provide scholarships for underprivileged students, or numerous other ways that will help your school reach more people and spread the word of martial arts!
COMMUNITY BUILDING – Customized gear and equipment helps strengthen your school’s sense of community. Branding your gear helps bring students closer together, and your new students will be eager to purchase a shirt to become an official part of your martial arts family.
Stand Out from the Crowd – When you customize your equipment and apparel, you set yourself apart from the competition. There is no better way to demonstrate that you are a well-established and properly structured school than proudly displaying your school logo consistently across your apparel and equipment. It shows professionalism and always acts as a great conversation starter.
I don’t see the specific item I want customized in the customs book anywhere; can I still get it customized?
In almost all cases, yes! Most Century products can be customized. Learn more by contacting a Customs Account Specialist at 800-626-2787.
How long does it take to get my items customized?
Turnaround times typically average from 3 to 10 days; however, times depend on both the service being performed and the quantity needed. You can be assured that we will get your order out as fast as we can.
I don’t have the 2018 customs book. How can I get one?
You can request a book by clicking here (must be logged in to view or request catalog) or by calling a Customs Account Specialist at 800-626-2787.
How do I order custom products?
If you are new to customs, you should start by contacting a Customs Account Specialist at 800-626-2787. For embroidery, sublimation, and engraving, you can get started by filling out the appropriate custom form located here. Once completed, fax your request to (800) 400-5485 and a Customs Account Specialist will reach out to you upon receipt to confirm your order and finalize any remaining details.
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