Frederick Street Art Walk

Come see us at the Frederick Street Art Walk Happening THIS Saturday from 10:00am to 5:00pm.  We’re a proud print supplier of the event, and have have unique and artistic custom pieces for you to see!  Art Walk special pricing in effect for tomorrow only, so be sure to stop by!! Thanks for visiting, and… Read More

I’ve Been Thinking…You’ve Been Warned!!

A Dan Good Idea – Volume 1 Yes, I’m tattooed (5 and counting), I like spicy food, and I own a cat who wears a tuxedo 24/7. I’ve also almost died twice (white water rafting, and eating salad on cruise ship), had a near miss (riding motorcross – I swear that tree moved!), and I… Read More

Bulova Watches 101

Bulova Watches Looking for that special gift for your special someone, or something unique for that over-achiever employee?  …might we humbly suggest a unique time piece from Bulova!  We carry the full line of watches available from Bulova, and if you want them personalized the backs can usually be engraved. You can find a link… Read More

Awards 101

Awards and Trophies – For Any Occasion We have a wide variety of awards to suit virtually any need and budget.  We have budget friendly acrylics, absolutely stunning crystal, gorgeous glass, and all sorts of unique individual pieces that can be customized and personalized to you.   We can also create 100% custom awards that are… Read More

Top 5 Client Engraving Requests

Funny Sayings Our Top 5 sayings that we’ve been asked to engrave are (drum-roll please)… #5 – I don’t have a bucket list, but my f##kit list is a mile long. #4 – Redneck Rule #1 – Most things can be fixed with duct tape and extension cords. #3 – Redneck Word of the Day is “Budweiser”.  “She’s got a nice body, Budweiser face… Read More

Plaque Mounting / Plak It 101

Plak It Plaque-mounting is a great affordable alternative to preserving those special pictures, certificates, posters and virtually any print item.  The finished process helps prevent scratching and fading, that is durable and easy to clean. Come into our showroom to see a number of samples, and the variety of options available to you. You can… Read More

Printing 101

Print Products Everyone needs top quality business cards at a reasonable price (how’s 1000 cards printed full colour on two sides, 16pt thick stock with a REALLY NICE matte finish for $47.50 sound??), but did you also know we do high-end luxury business cards too?  Well, let’s just say this …if you need something printed… we… Read More

Screen Printing 101

Screen Printed TShirts, Hoodies and More Got an event that you need some custom tshirts for?  …going on a group trip and you need something wacky for everyone to wear, putting together a fundraising opportunity with volunteers, selling spiritwear for your sports team or league, or just looking for something unique and different?  Let us… Read More

Embroidery 101

Embroidery Embroidery is a great, cost-effective way of promoting your brand, or personalizing a gift for that special someone.  We’ve been embroidering all sorts of clothing (tshirts, polo shirts, baseball hats, jackets, uniforms), apparel (work wear, woven shirts,  active wear), and more (horse blankets, back packs, golf bags, blankets, towels, house coats,  etc.) for over… Read More

Engraving 101

State of the Art Engraving Services You’d be surprised at what you can engrave these days  – Clothing, Electronics, Fabrics, Film, Foam, Glass, Leather,  Metal, Paper, Plastic, Rubber, Stone (Man Made), Textiles, Wood, and so much more!  We like a good challenge, so if you’ve got something difficult that you’d like to put your personal… Read More

4 Days Later, a 3rd Website is Born!

Waterloo Engraving New Website Yes indeed, our newest edition to the Artals family …Waterloo Engraving… has a brand new website!  We’ve given it the usual flair and flash that you’ve grown to know and love, and come to expect from us, so be sure to check it out and let us know what you think.… Read More

A little about our Laser Engraving on Leather

Engraving on Leather Leather is a wonderful product that always creates some unique and interesting looks,   We do leather belts, bags, purses, attache cases, and leather bound book covers, and journal covers all the time.  How the finished piece comes out, is all based on the quality of the leather, and what colours are… Read More

Updated Website – truprint.ca

A New Website for TruPrint Printing Services In an effort to provide more information to our clients, and in keeping with brand recognition best practices, we gave our TruPrint Printing Services (www.truprint.ca) website a bit of an overhaul.  Have a look, let us know what you think!! Watch for an overhaul of the Waterloo Engraving (www.waterlooengraving.com)… Read More

Breaking News – Artals & Waterloo Engraving

Breaking News! We are pleased to announce that we have merged with Waterloo Engraving as of January 1st, 2016, and are now doing all operations here at 11 Samuel Street, in Kitchener.  Waterloo Engraving will technically operate as a division of Artals Promotions Inc., just like TruPrint Printing Services does. Offering engraving services is one… Read More

A little about our Laser Engraving on Wood

Wood Engraving At the heart of our company is the service that started it all over 20 years ago – laser engraving. With our brand new state of the art laser equipment, we can laser engrave a wide range of materials. Engraving wood happens to be one of our most favourite types of media to… Read More

A Dan Good Idea – Customer Testimonials

A Dan Good Idea – Customers are #1 Customer testimonials are an important aspect to your business, and you should shout them out loud and proud for everyone to read!  True, you can’t please everyone all of the time, but you know the saying: People do business with businesses they know, like and trust! Suppose… Read More

A little about our Canopy Tents

Canopy Tents Our canopy tents are printed in vibrant full colour sublimation, and come in three standard sizes on most packages.  Light duty tent packages are our most economical tent starting at under $200, and our most extreme custom tent packages with a more robust steel frame and surrounding walls and flag banners can go… Read More

Today’s Specials – Ogio Backpacks, Messenger Bags, Duffel Bags, Golf Bags, Travel Bags, Jackets, along with Dryframe 3-in-1 jackets!

Today’s Specials – October 8th, 2015 In this edition of Today’s Specials we have a huge variety of Ogio products: Backpacks, Messenger Bags, Duffel Bags, Golf Bags, Travel Bags, a variety of jackets.  We are also featuring a line of Dryframe 3-in-1 jackets as well. Artals Promotions Inc. We’ve been family owned and operated for… Read More

A little about our Gift Baskets

All Sorts of Gift Baskets We have a wide variety of gift basket options that are suitable for any occasion – Christmas, New Years, Anniversaries, Divorces (they generally involve a LOT of chocolate – and sometimes the occasional Ken or Barbie doll so you can rip their head off ;), Valentine’s Day, Birthday’s, Corporate Events,… Read More

The Record Reader Awards – 2 Nominations

Record Reader Awards We’re proud to announce that we’ve been nominated in two categories in the Record Reader Awards for 2015!!  Be sure to get online and vote today!! Click here: Record Reader Awards Professional Services – Favourite Marketing Firm – Artals Promotions Inc. Professional Services – Favourite Print Shop  – TruPrint      … Read More

A little about our Dance Trophies

Dance Trophies 101 Traditionally speaking, trophies that are given away at dance events are custom made to each event.  Here’s a small sampling suggestion of some trophies and ribbons that we typically use at dance events.  And, if what you see here doesn’t tickle your fancy, that’s ok, we have MANY more trophies available including… Read More

A little about our Clothing & Apparel Lines

Clothing, Apparel, Uniforms, Sports Team Items …and more! We offer a wide range of top quality corporate, individual, team, and unique apparel items.  We stock everything including TShirts, caps, polo shirts, activewear, wicking, work wear, specialty safety, toques, gloves, scarves, aprons, and more.  Be sure to ask us about about our embroidery and screen printing… Read More

A little about our Annual Plaques

Annual Plaques These laser and rotary engraved annual plaques are unique works of art and can be personally engraved.  And, if what you see here doesn’t tickle your fancy, that’s ok, we have MANY more awards available. See our Our Products – Plaques – Annuals page for pricing and sizes.          … Read More

A little about our Cast Metal Signs

Introducing – A New Metal Cast Technology If we could offer you an eco-friendly, durable, light weight, cost effective (save upwards of 40%!!), versatile, cast metal sign that is superior to  other metals cast signs…what would you say? They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so we’ll let these pictures speak for themselves.… Read More

A little about our Optic Crystal Awards

Stunning Crystal Awards We’re in the midst of a MAJOR overhaul with our website, and our most recent update is with our laser engraved crystal awards and trophies.  Be sure to drop by our website and see the changes we’ve made!!  And watch for an upcoming contest announcement – you could win!! These crystal pieces… Read More

A little about our Greeting Cards

Greeting Cards – For Any Occasion Greeting cards are a  great way to express yourself – Christmas cards, event announcements, advertisements, wedding invitations, sympathy cards, happy to see you cards, sorry to hear about your divorce but you’re really better off anyways cards …er…uhhh…ya… the possibilities are endless 😉 Paper Types 13pt Enviro Uncoated 14pt… Read More

A little about our Standard Business Cards

Business Cards Have You Heard? Ever heard those advertisements where they tell you, you can get 250 business cards for $9.99?  Ever also heard, “You get what you pay for.”?  Well, what you’ll get at that price is exactly what you pay for, cheap business cards printed on cheap material, using a cheap printing process.… Read More

A little about our Luxury Business Cards

Luxury Business Cards Our luxury business cards really leave an impression!  But, like most luxury automobiles, you do pay a bit more for luxury.  These business cards aren’t your everyday $37.50 coloured cards …no…these cards can have foils, coloured edges, embossing, and many more features.  Pricing starts at $100 for a minimum order of 250,… Read More

Artals Renovations – 2.1

Office Rennovations A couple of weeks ago we renovated our office area – we gave it some fresh paint, new lighting, new storage shelving, and this past weekend we’re happy to announce that we just finished doing the same thing to the front portion of our showroom.  We’ve got new display cabinets, new lighting, a… Read More

Hot Off The Press – Luxury Business Cards – 16pt to 32pt

Breaking News – Hot Off The Press Checkout  our new line of luxury business cards!! 16pt – Matte and Silk Matte 17pt – Uncoated 18pt – Silk Matte and Silk Matte with Spot UV 28pt – Soft Touch 32pt – Silk Matte 34pt – Uncoated   You can also get these finishing options: Embossing Debossing… Read More

A Dan Good Idea – Business Essentials 101 – Part 1: Laying the Foundation Electronically

A Dan Good Idea – Business Essentials 101 – Part 1 : Laying The Foundation Electronically Whether you’re self-employed or happily gainfully employed, how you promote yourself, your brand, your products and services requires an integrated approach.  In today’s world, it’s not uncommon to have a little friendly competition with similar businesses, but no matter… Read More

Challenge Us – Personalize Something Unique

We Love a Challenge Here at Artals, we’ve seen a lot of things over the years.  We’ve had people bring in baseball bats, canoe paddles, figurines, leather belts, baseball gloves, chairs, tables, toilet seats (brand new ones…thankfully ;), cell phones, laptops, speakers, you name it…we’ve probably seen it.  People have asked us to engrave everything… Read More

Christmas Is Coming

Wow, it’s hard to believe that the winter weather is approaching.  The snow is starting to fall, the wind is getting a little bit of a nip to it, and it’s time to put away the shorts and sandals and get out the boots, gloves, and winter coats. It’s also hard to believe that a… Read More