Employee Recognition Pins

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Employee recognition is an area where almost every forward looking company has ventured into. As a small firm or enterprise, you might feel that you can’t venture into an employee recognition award program because it might cost you money in the form of special bonuses or incentives.

However, there are much easier and less expensive ways to keep your employees happy, one of these is using employee recognition pins from Linx Corporation.

If you do not have a logo, or are running short of employee recognition pin ideas, then don’t worry, the designers at Linx Corporation can help you design the perfect Lapel Pin with a number of design ideas for creating your employee award pins.

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Award Pins To Celebrate Excellence Within Your Organization

Experienced managers and business owners understand the importance of recognizing well deserving employees. An employee that feels appreciated and who is acknowledged by his or her employer is more likely to continue working at a high level. Award pins and employee recognition pins are great for this purpose. They provide a tangible representation of an employer’s appreciation for an employee.

Lapel pins can come in a variety of styles and designs and they can be customized to your specifications. Below, we will review some of the most popular.

  • Cloisonné Pins:  These pins tend to have an artistic look and feel. They are similar to jewelry in appearance. Cloisonné Pins are strong and showcase detail very well. They can be crafted into custom shapes and colored with more than 100 hues.
  • Classic Hard Enamel Pins: This is a very high quality pin. It’s a classic made from durable enable. Classic hard enamel pins are great for companies that want their pins to showcase their logo or a special marketing message.
  • Die-Struck Embossed Soft Enamel Pins: These gorgeous-looking pins include a company’s image die struck onto copper or bronze and are made with soft enamel.
  • Photo Etched Pins: Companies that would like their pins to include a photograph will find that photo etched pins are the ideal choice. They are incredibly attractive and while expensive looking, aren’t necessarily so. Photo etched pins are thin, lightweight and can be plated with a number of different materials.

In addition to the aforementioned pins, promotional iron, screen printed, antique and sandblast pins are also popular choices for companies that are looking for something different and why not more sophisticated. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_os9f_VI94)

Award pins and employee pins are little in size but big on impact. Employees are often proud to be the recipient of these types of pins because just about everyone loves to be recognized for their hard work and effort.

Companies that give them away also benefit. Employees who feel appreciated and acknowledged tend to work harder and are happier at work. Businesses will find that a little investment can go a long way.  The cost of these custom made lapel pins can pay off in a big way, mostly in employee morale. A happy employee tends to be a more productive one.

If your organization is looking to purchase high quality customized lapel pins as part of its employee recognition program, you need to look for a reliable provider that can give you professional advice and help you in choosing the more appropriate lapel pin that will fit your specific project.

Our Ordering Process – From Start To Finish

1 Quote Request. Submit your project’s details. Make sure to include your logo, quantity, size needed.

2 Approve. Review & Approve Artwork Proof and Price Quote.

3 Confirm. Billing, Shipping Information & Pre-Production Sample.

4 Order. Final order submitted for production.

Why Should You Have An Employee Recognition Program?

Just as good as a pat in the back can be, having an employee recognition program will work much better, as appreciation is fundamental for us human beings.
People want to be respected and feel appreciated, their contributions valued for the effort they put into accomplishing them.
Employee recognition can:

  • Create a greater employee satisfaction, which will make your employees spend more time being productive instead of combative and complainers.
  • Increase individual and team productivity, the more appreciated they feel, the better they will work to received more appreciation.
  • Improve communication, by letting individuals andteams know how can they do their job better.
  • Enhanced team work cohesion, they will help each others, as their performance as a team will reflect on each one of them.
  • Increase employee retention, a happy and productive employee is a keeper, less time finding and training new employees.

How To Use Lapel Pins To Make Your Employees Feel Valued and Motivated?

Create a special event to celebrate the occassion. Public praise is a known motivator, it will increase their value among their peers. The event can celebrate employee’s continued service with a special years of service lapel pin as well as other performance achievements such as service, performance, safety and productivity rewards, all in the form of lapel pins that will convey a clear message to everyone who sees them: I am a valued employee!.
You can create custom employee recognition pins for:

  • Employee of the month
  • Sales or Milestones Awards
  • Years of Service Awards
  • Excellence in Customer Service

Employee Recognition Pins – 3 Tips That Will Guarantee Your Success

Nowadays, most company award and employee recognition programs include lapel pins. Many businesses, from small to mid-size companies all the way up to corporate organizations use lapel pins as a tool for recognizing their employees.

All of your employees, from administrative and sales personnel and managers and CEOs, will proudly wear their recognition pins on their suits and jackets.

There are several different design options from which to choose when creating your recognition lapel pins. The specific details of the recognition program for your company should be analyzed in order to determine what type of pin will best suit you.

You should be sure to consider the number of recognition awards, frequency of the awards, the general layout of your logo, the practicality of your pin and your company’s budget.


The usual size for a recognition lapel pins is somewhere in between 3/4″ to 1″. Anything bigger than this will make the pin look ‘funny’ in someone’s suit or jacket.


Using different platings, engraving, or gemstones to symbolize the levels of achievement adds an extra element of appreciation and results in an elegant-looking pin.

Choosing a plating finish is based primarily on what feeling you want the pin to convey. Some logos lend themselves well to using metal plating colors (silver, gold, etc) in the place of the actual logo colors.

Layout & Design

There are several different possible combinations for your design and its results will depend on both the designer (usually provided by your manufacturer) and the freedom to adjust the needs of the client (logo, colors, etc) to the general lapel pin manufacturing process.

The degree of success of your recognition pins will be determined by the right combination of the factors. It is, therefore, very important that you use an experienced recognition and award pins manufacturer that will effectively asses your needs and provide you with the best product that your budget can buy.

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Years of Service Pins fir Unity Hospital

Just as the end of the year approaches, organizations big and small like to show appreciation for their employees in various ways. Years of service pins is a very popular one, as it usually involves public demonstration and pinning ceremony, which is always very appealing to those receiving them.
This time it was Unity’s Hospital’s turn and the result was just great.
When using lapel pins in award and recognition programs, it is very common to create different versions of the lapel pin that will represent the different levels of accomplishment being recognized.

Unity Hospital’s human resources team put a lot of thought and care on the design and execution of their employee recognition pins, which shows how much they care about their recognition program, we are sure that was also noticed by employees being recognized.

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