Recognition Express is a leading lanyard designer, manufactuerer and factory direct supplier With the advent of the Design-A-Lanyard system getting your personalized lanyards is as easy as 123. With the advent of the Design-A-Lanyard system getting your personalized lanyards is as easy as 123. Lanyards can be worn on neck, wrist, arm or waist. Lanyards are mainly designed to carry or display ID cards, name badges or security access control identification holders.
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Lanyard, neck lanyard, fashion lanyard or promotional lanyard, by any name you might use, you may be surprised to learn of the wide array of applications.

What is a lanyard? You see lanyards every day because they are used in almost every domain. Many people haven't even heard about lanyards although they all know what they are. So basically people just don't know what they are called. How else would you define; a cord used to suspend something or everything? Actually, the term is as old as the Navy, or perhaps older. Nautically, a lanyard is a short rope or wire rove through deadeyes to hold and tauten standing rigging. Lanyards are also known as the rope that is pulled to fire a cannon from a ship. Pirates actually using lanyards! We love that image here.

You might be wondering right now; "Do pirates still use lanyards?" Not so much anymore. However, at just about every workplace and school, you will see someone wearing a lanyard. You will see lanyards at concerts acting as a security support system. convention lanyards, trade show lanyards, medical lanyards and government lanyards and military lanyards are just a few of the many places you will see lanyards in your daily travels.

Today we make lanyards in a wide array of styles, sizes, materials and colors. Lanyards can be completely customized to fit the needs of your company. Don't think that lanyards have to be the standard branded cloth design. We produce lanyards for a variety of tastes and we've found that among our female customers that beaded lanyards are very popular. Beaded lanyards are ideal if you are looking for a lanyard that's a bit more feminine than your typical lanyard.

Lanyards don't just hold your ID.

Lanyards can also be a form of self expression that lets the world know what social issues you care about. An example might be breast cancer awareness lanyard or a support our troops lanyard or a patriotic lanyard design. Since both causes are always popular, you might get a pink lanyard or a patriotic lanyard with your logo and text message showing your support.

Today, the lanyard business is booming. Many companies continue to purchase lanyards by the thousands for their employees. Even when custom printed with company names, logos, symbols, or slogans, lanyards are relatively inexpensive. Lanyards serve as an effective and convenient source of advertising when worn at trade shows or given away for promotional purposes. Lanyards are popular for their ability to keep important objects close at hand while simultaneously keeping hands free. Lanyards are used in official capacities by military and government personnel to hold security cards or other things they need to produce without any delay.

We can imprint your logo or design on virtually every badge reel or badge holder. Whether you order on the web or over the phone, every order is cared for by our knowledgable and experienced team members who make sure every detail is as you wish. Customer service is our number 1 concern.

For a complete price list detailing our set-up costs
and price per imprint fees

please see our
2010 Custom Printing Price List.

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