What is Vector Art?

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In a Nutshell: Vector art is a grouping of shapes, lines and points, large pieces that can change size, shape and color. A raster image- a photograph for example- is similar to a multi-colored sand mural with many tiny points that make up a larger picture. Vector Graphics: Vector art is created using a combination […]

How to Make a Custom Product

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Custom products can mean a lot of things to a lot of people. Some companies have existing materials and simply print logos on them and ship the products out. Trendex takes custom to a whole other level. We build everything from scratch so that customers can have complete control over the look and feel of […]

A Changing of the Guard

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After 14 years of service at Trendex, our very own Roxanne Banaszewski has retired. She has put a lot of hours in the company as both controller and member of our management team. While we will miss her, we are excited for this new chapter of her life. Her next line of work is to […]

The Novelty of a Physical Product

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In a world inundated with technology, it can be hard to slow down and step outside of our digital bubbles. Yes, technology has made our lives way easier but there are some things that it can not replace. Businesses, in particular, are constantly looking for new trends to hop on and make changes. Yet, sometimes the […]

Memos Are the Future of Fabric Sampling

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Memo samples are becoming more and more popular in the world of fabric sampling. They are easier for the fabric manufacturer, easier for the sample maker and easier for the customer. Whereas more traditional methods such as stack books require a large amount of fabric, labor and investment, memos can be manufactured within half the time. […]

4 Reasons to Order in Large Quantities

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]One of the common requests we get from customers is to make custom products in small quantities. We’re happy to do it but believe that it would be most beneficial to manufacture large quantities. Many may wonder why the price per unit is so much higher in small quantities than larger ones. Buying in bulk, […]

How to Create and Maintain a Healthy Supply Chain

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As industries begin to mature, companies start consolidating into larger entities. Corporations say that mergers and acquisitions help them deliver more products to more people but it can also create difficulties for their customers. Merging plants, filling out paperwork and training employees all take priority and that can leave customers on the wayside.  Not to […]

How we use design thinking

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For projects that require more customization such as sales and sample kits, we’ve developed a creative process called design thinking. In order to best serve clients who need a product that radiates their brand, we start out by consulting with them so we can learn everything about their business. Then we create a strategy so […]

5 ways to make a b2b partnership successful

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B2B relationships differ greatly from average B2C transactions. Impulse buys and emotional decision making play less of a role when choosing a vendor. Things like trust, professionalism and organizational efficiency are key to establishing a successful relationship between businesses.   Take a company looking for new business software. This company isn’t going to just find a […]

How to Create the Right Budget for Your Sales Tools

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After you have decided to invest in new sales tools you need to come up with a budget. While often overlooked by salespeople and marketers, having a budget prior to finding a partner is important because it informs how you will create and evaluate the best tools for you. Without a budget it will be […]