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Foil Hot Stamp Imprinting

Foil Hot Stamp Imprinting

Foil Hot Stamp Imprinting – We can hot stamp a variety of surfaces, including gloss, matte, laminated and some plastic bags, as well as ribbons and bows. Hot Stamp imprints provide a high-end look to our products. View our complete line of promotional advertising products wholesale we offer at customgreenpromos.com.

In addition to tote bags, we offer many other promotional products at Custom Green Promos and Bag Promos Direct. Furthermore, we have one of the largest selections in the industry. For example, if you are looking for a unique and stylish tote bag for your next trade show. We will have the right one for you because of our vast selection. We also feel its equally important to offer low pricing as well. As a result, you can expect some of the best prices around.

Why Choose Our Foil Hot-Stamp Process?

Hot Stamp may be an ideal imprint process for you for a few reasons. First, if you need an upscale retail look for your bag. Second, we offer this imprint process on plastic bags as well as paper bags too! As a result, you will have some options to choose from. Lastly, you can add ribbons or bows to these products for that extra touch.

Ordering – Foil Hot Stamp Imprinting

We sell our products through a national network of promotional marketing distributorships that specialize in creative marketing and custom-imprinted merchandise. Please consult the Internet or phone directory for a promotional products consultant near you. For more details, please view our order information page. For rush service, please see our rush service documentation.


Plate charges apply to all new orders and re-orders with changes. Because of this, a plate is required for each color and each unique design. Refer to the individual product page for the applicable plate charge.

Foil Hot-stamp Plate

—$80.00  per color, per design.

Ribbon Hot-stamp Plate

—$45.00. No additional plate charges for additional colors.

Art Edits

—After approval for production, a plate charge per color, per design, will be incurred to remake the plate(s).


—There is no plate charge for exact reorders if the order was printed within the past 36 months. Reorders with changes to the art, type changes/additions/removal, or additional imprint locations, will be treated as a new order and will incur plate charges.

Production – Foil Hot Stamp Imprinting

Production time begins after approval of your artwork and credit. Orders that request larger-than-catalog quantities or multiple print locations/colors will require extra production time. During peak production periods, Custom Green Promos may require extended production times due to production capacity. We will notify customers if submitted orders require additional production time. Most importantly, make sure to let us know whip you have a deadline when placing your order.

—4 business days after all final approvals

Art Specifications

Prior to placing your order, we invite you to send a copy of your art and any questions regarding its printability to sales@m7y.f8c.myftpupload.com. We will review your design generally within 24 hours. Most importantly we will make recommendations for achieving the best imprint possible. In fact, our art department is the best you can find. As a result, we can guarantee that final product will be great.

For more information, please view our general art specifications page. Furthermore, you may contact customer service with any questions. You can also email us too! In fact, we are very responsive to your questions whether you call or email us. Therefore, we will make the ordering process easy for you every time.

Programs and Formats

Vector art is preferred. Vector images can be resized without any loss of quality. Please note that placing or importing photographs, bitmap, or raster images into a drawing program does not convert them into vector artwork. If your artwork contains a placed or embedded raster image (PSD, TIFF, JPEG, CPT, EPS), the original raster image file should be included. They must pre-approved by Custom Green Promos too.

We accept the following programs and formats:

ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR—Preferred Vector Art Program

Save as native Illustrator .ai file, Illustrator Default PDF with the “Preserve Illustrator Editing Capabilities” box check-marked.

COREL DRAW—Version X8 and lower

Save as native Corel .cdr file or Adobe PDF.

Multicolor Imprints

Colors must be separated by at least 18” of surrounding clear space to allow for color movement. Please note that some color movement will still occur. Designs with tighter registration must be pre-approved.

Fonts and Line Rules

If we do not have the exact font you used, the text in your art will default to a less attractive font changing the look of your design. Converting your fonts to outlines, paths, or curves eliminates this hazard by changing your fonts into vector shapes. This ensures that your artwork will print exactly how you expect it to look.

Minimum Sizes

1 point lines or rules.

10 point fonts. Thin serif fonts are not recommended.


For best results, artwork containing halftones must be pre-approved and is available on select bag styles. Halftones are imprinted with a 30-line screen. Tint percentages for areas in the art containing halftones should range from 20% to 60%. Areas less than 20% may not print and areas greater than 60% may fill in and become a solid color. Designs that contain gradients or blends may need alterations for optimum print quality and will require a final, signed proof approval.

Foil Hot Stamp Imprinting