Shaped Paper Clips
- What Are Shaped Paper Clips?
- The Materials of Shaped Paper Clips
- Technology and workmanship
- The Colors of Shaped Paper Clips
- Terms of Minimum Quantity
- The Order Process of custom paper clips.
- Payment Methods
- Packaging Options
- Contact Us
- Shaped Paper Clips
- Shaped Paper Clips are the wire paper clips or metal paper clips formed into various shapes upon different requests: animals, Christmas, cartoon characters, plants, vehicles, logos etc. Compared with the conventional and traditional austere, sterile designs which obviously can’t fully satisfy market demand, these shaped paper clips are greatly cuter, more creative, fun and stylish. More importantly, they are flexible on customization. Theoretically whether you are looking for generic shapes already exists in our collection, or a special clip in the shapes of exclusive logos, or names for your special events or promotions, we can do it. From this sense, the only thing holding us back is at the boundaries of your imagination.
Also, just as mentioned above, these shaped paper clips have more uses than it was in the past:
(1) Cute Stationery - They are creative stationery for the paper work of any organizations about books, binding papers, and numbering pages.
(2) Decor Accessories – A terrific decoration to any gift books, DIY greeting cards, invitation cards, or for a party or wedding to foster an atmosphere.
(3) Business Gifts – Great for friends, customers, students to show the affection in various events: conferences, holidays, celebrations, parties.
(4) Promotional Gifts – Perfect for next promotion to show the individuality of your business, getting your ideas across via custom logo paper clips, winning the potentials of future customers and cooperation.
- For the wire paper clips in regular sizes, we presently use 1.0-1.2mm PE or PVC wrapped wires. But, if it is for jumbo-sized paper clips, then the wire diameter could increase up to around 1.5 or even 4mm. We now don’t collect mould charge for wire shaped paper clips any more with the technology improvement. For the metal paper clips, we are using stainless steel sheet in the thickness of 0.1-0.3mm,
- (1) Made By Machine
- In a matter of fact, common spring machine can deal with most of regular wire shapes: pentacle, rectangles, squares, triangles and some other simple styles while there’s a higher requirements to the manufacturing machine for the other complicated ones. Especially for some words paper clips, we might have to handle it with some special types of octopus machines. The advantage of machine-made paper clips is very flat, uniform, durable, fast and efficient. But customers have to order in bulk.
- (2) Made By Hand
- We can also make wire shaped paper clips by hand by using hand-held molds for which there’s usually a US$50 mold charge. We usually make a certain number of molds according to the confirmed artwork, then organize a teamwork to proceed to the mass production. The advantage of Hand-made work is to provide a possibility of small wholesale for customers. For the metal paper clips, we certainly don’t support hand work.
- (1) PE coated colors We have a color chart in which there includes all the standard colors as displayed for regular orders. You can choose any of them which look the closest for your need without color-matching charges.
- (2) Spray-paint colors Spray-paint (also called Baking Varnish) colors in some special PMS (Pantone Matching System) numbers call for a color-matching cost upon customer’s request. The key point of this technology requires a good-quality workmanship otherwise the paint would easily brush off, simultaneously it can’t cover all the joints, cracks and overlaps.
- (3) Electroplated colors When we talk of metal colors, usually it refers to electroplated silver color. Other than that, they also can be made into electroplated gold, rose gold, chromatic colors.
- (4) Electrophoresis colors It is becoming more and more prevalent with the emergence of spraying technology.
- (5) Oxidized colors
We usually recommend the stocked colors in our collection for customers’ orders. You could check our color chart for reference. But, if customers really want a PMS (Pantone Matching System) color, then there would be possibly a color-matching charge, the costs floats according to different order quantities as showed below. Once it exceeds 50 000pcs, then the charge is refundable upon the order approval.
60,000 - 90,000 pieces
>=50,000 pieces / color
- Terms of Minimum Quantity
- (1) The minimum quantity mostly depends on the color issue. For a custom PMS color, the MOQ is usually 100 000pcs. For the standard colors as showed in our color chart, the minimum quantity is 3 000-5 000pcs per color. (2) As for the shapes for which we have hand-held molds or stocks, we can sell it in small quantities.
- Order Process of custom paper clips
- (1) Order from our stocked designs We have various categories in different themes as you can find on our website. If you would like an instant order, you could just search what you look for on our site, and finish the purchase directly within minutes.
- (2) Custom Projects of shape paper clips
- First, you would need submit us an image to illustrate what you want to make into a solid paperclip.
- Second, usually we have an artwork/mock-up provided for the confirmation for the mass production to come with relevant details such as price, size, etc.
- Third, upon the bilateral agreement, we would press ahead the production for customer’s order upon the payment. The production time usually take 12-15 days for a regular order upon the approval. But the duration finally depends on the actual quantity.
- After the completion of order, we would provide some high-resolution photos to show what the status of goods looks like. Also, the balance should be down if it is a partial payment. For a large amount, it is usually done upon the copy of Bill of Lading.
- After the confirmation on shipment,we will deliver the goods as soon as possible, providing the tracking number.
- Payment Methods
1. Paypal (recommended)
When you proceed to the purchase on our website, the payment would be finally redirected to “Paypal Checkout” to be made. It is safe and quite convenient, and would only take a few minutes to finish.
2. Wire Transfer
For the amount over US $500), in most cases it would be more reasonable to proceed via bank transfer fully, or partially to save the transaction fee. But presently it comes into our account only with the name of “labor fee” or “service charge” due to the foreign exchange control, also you have to provide the tax proof. It usually takes 1-3 workdays to arrive for wire transfer. The bank information of ours is as follows:
BANK OF CHINA SHENGZHOU ZHEJIANG
1 DONG NAN ROAD SHENGZHOU ZHEJIANG
3. Other Methods
Western Union and any other payment methods would be also workable if we both agree on that.
- Packaging Options
- Here are just some options presently for the packing use.
- (1) Poly bag
- All the orders are packed with poly-bags in bulk if customers have no special request on it. And we provide it for free of charge.
- (2) Tin
- We have different specifications of tin boxes for different requests. And you can also put a sticker on the lid, or make a print directly on it.
- (3) Paper Box
- The minimum quantity of paper box is around 5 000pcs, but negotiable for different specifications. And customers have to specify the details such as dimensions, cardboard specifications, and print if there’s any.
- (4) Blister card
- This package is usually for the sale of supermarket, emporiums with its hanging hole design. And customers have to specify the relevant details as paper box as well: dimensions, prints etc.
- Contact Us
- If there’s anything else still doubt, or whatever you could count on us, please just contact us for a further direct discussion via:
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Tel: 86-575-83353700;86-15267511098
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