Custom Metal Keychains
When it comes to making a customized keychain, you are limited only by your imagination. Bring your logo, to life in a variety of shapes, colors, dimensions, and styles in a few fun, easy steps.
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As a keychain maker and manufacturer, we make designs in any shape with a variety of shapes and colors. The Monterey Company makes custom metal keychains that can be created in days and are created by us using your ideas. It is easy to create your own keychain, there are three easy steps to getting started. Step one is to send us your ideas and sketch. Step two is to decide on the details like the shape, quantity, and size. The last step is to sit back and have us produce and ship them to you.
Custom Logo Keychains
Most of our custom logo keychains are manufactured using a die that’s struck into bronze. This is how we create the incredible detail that’s unique to our metal products. Using a high-pressure die, they are struck into a high-quality bronze plate. This creates areas that are both raised and recessed. After plating, the raised areas are hand polished to give it a smooth, reflective finish. On the other hand, the recessed areas are sandblasted or treated with an antiquing solution. This final step brings a true definition to your image.
Customized keyrings are a great promotional product for a wide variety of businesses and organizations. They are a fun and functional approach to marketing yourself or commemorating an event. Making metal keychains in bulk with your artwork provides an opportunity to connect and engage with all of your customers, clients, and community members alike.
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As a keychain maker we have all the right options
Our promotional metal keychains are made with the highest quality craftsmanship and can include vivid colors. We offer gold, silver, and copper plating as well as a true black plating. Sandblasting the background allows any logo to really stand out! Custom cut-outs can be added as well antique finishes
Custom keychains are a practical promo item that is used every day by nearly everybody. They can be an effective marketing tool for your company. We work hard to take your idea from concept to digital proof in days, collaborating with you to ensure you are getting exactly the product you’re after in a prompt, efficient, and painless manner. Our customer service is top-notch and we make sure you are happy from start to finish.
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For a fun, durable option, consider our PVC rubber aa an option. They can be made in either one-sided or two-sided 2-dimensional varieties, or even into 3 dimensions. The 3-dimensional option allows for unique curves, raises, and recessions.
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It all starts with a sketch. We can create the perfect product to represent your company, your project, or your personal endeavors with as much detail and preference as you’d like to incorporate. Work with our graphic artist to figure out the best way to bring your sketch to life in a thoughtful and intentional manner. Choose between the many styles and variations listed above, asking questions along the way to ensure you get exactly what you’re after. We will create a digital proof that will include your design ideas. There is no charge for creating your proof and we offer unlimited revisions.
Custom Shapes & Sizes
When it comes to the shape and function, the sky's the limit. Equipped with specialized tools for molding and shaping our products, we can make your product as functional as a bottle opener or even make it feature unique and integrated cutouts perfectly unique to you and your artwork. Because of the many types, styles, and variations, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the process.
Review the complementary proof provided at no charge. Proofs are detailed depictions of your desired designs and are considered the blueprint for your keychain creations. Proofs are sent to you for review after only a few days of your initial collaboration with the designer.
After you approve the proof, you can request samples of your completed keychains. Samples are a good idea for large orders, or if you are unsure of how something will translate from paper to its tangible state.
The more cost-effective of all of our styles, soft enamel where color is added to the recessed areas and the metal ridges are raised. There are unlimited combinations of colors and textures with our soft-enamel style. From glossy to matte, and from robin egg blue to fire engine red, you really are only limited by your imagination. Colors can be matched using the Pantone matching system.
The highest quality option we offer, our hard enamel is the Cadillac of custom keychains. Combining glass-like Pantone color with enamel, this innovative process makes an incredibly durable and versatile product you’ll have to see to believe. With enamel color, you can choose to leave metal trims and finishes, contributing to the overall value and personalization.
Soft vs Hard Enamel
Enamel is added to incorporate color and dimension. It is a process that produces the highest quality and finishes. Two types of color-fill can be added to create this colorful effect. And although they are both high in quality, there are slight variations between these finishes. If you choose not to include enamel, we could add textured backgrounds or even a 3D sculpted area. We also offer a third color option which is called cloisonne.
Consider your budget and the quantity and quality. Ordering in bulk will bring down the unit price. Contemplate who will be using it and what they will find most fun or useful, and think about how quickly you need your design to be processed and your product to be produced. This will help you more effectively navigate the designing process.
Our design team can take a simple sketch and turn finished artwork that matches your vision. We’ll give you a custom proof so you can approve of your design before it goes to production. We have many years of experience in helping customers through the design process. We can also give you suggestions to help you create the kind of logo that exceeds your expectations.
Once you are sure of your design is sent to production, a mold or stamp will be created, depending on the style you’ve decided to manufacture. Color and plating will be added according to your design, and in some cases, backgrounds will be sandblasted to give your design a refined finish. Any other special features necessary for your design will be added, creating your perfectly specialized product in whatever quantities you requested.
Upon the completion of your order, usually after only a couple of weeks, your custom keychains are shipped to your requested destination. Standard shipping time should be expected and considered, especially if your keychain order has an impending deadline.
Enjoy using your custom keychain for personal use, for connecting with customers and clients in a fun and unique way, and for effectively promoting your business or cause within your community and beyond.
Unboxing your order is the fun part. Connecting with customers and clients in a fun and unique way, and for effectively promoting your business or cause within your community and beyond.
Finally, when you need to reorder, enjoy the reduced time and cost of the process, as your mold or stamp is already made and saved, ready and waiting for you when you need to order more.
3D Die-Struck Styles
Derived from the tradition of blacksmithing, the die-struck process involves the use of a stamping press, during which it is pressed, or stamped, into the metal. Pressing creates both raised and recessed details, creating a sleek look for your brand.
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Looking for a custom bottle opener? We can create a custom shape on one or two-sides in any size.
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Printed Keychains & Full Color Logos
Printed keychains, made out of aluminum or stainless steel, are a lightweight and cost-effective way to incorporate colors and photos. This style comes in a variety of textures, making them a versatile option for whatever your vision requires.
CMYK process, or four-color process, where your logo is printed onto an adhesive label. This label is perfectly fitted to your keychain, and secured with a powerful epoxy, leaving a clean, glossy finish.
Screen-printing is where the artwork is printed directly onto the metal. Another option is using the CMYK process, taking a real photo and printing it onto a label to be attached to your keychain. A layer of clear epoxy coating can be added, resulting in a glossy look.
This is a great choice if your logo keychain that contains a photo or gradation in color. Our printed products are made out of aluminum or stainless steel. This makes them lightweight and less expensive compared to a soft or hard enamel keyring. They can also be made with one or two printed sides. This is a great choice if you have a photo or gradation in color.
Base Metals & Plating
The type of base metal we use can also enhance your final product. With so many base metals to choose from, including brass, copper, stainless steel, aluminum, pewter, iron, zinc.
Another amazing addition is our four plating options. Plating is the process of adding a thin layer of metal over your products. By adding a plated detail, you can enhance the look of elegance, luxury, or even antiqueness or artistic distress. The different plating options we offer include gold, silver, bronze, and true black, each of which boasts its own unique and versatile beauty.
Who Use Company Keychains?
Nonprofits and Volunteer Organizations: Often used as a “thank you” for donations or as a way to promote or commemorate an event or cause, custom keychains are the perfect item for your nonprofit or volunteer organization. They can be given away as door prizes, sold to raise money, used to start a conversation, or given in appreciation to active members or donors.
Parks and Museums: From a State or National Park to a community garden to the local museum or zoo, everyone can benefit from having custom made keychains hanging for sale in their gift shops. These purchases support the efforts of these organizations while adding value for visitors looking to have an item that is useful in their everyday life.
Schools, Universities, Clubs and Sports Teams: There are so many things of which people take prideful ownership, including their alma maters, the clubs to which they currently or previously belonged, and they're favorite professional or amateur sports teams. These organizations are the perfect platforms for custom metal keychains with your logo.
Having something they’re proud of hanging from their key rings on a daily basis is the perfect way to demonstrate pride and affiliation with that organization. Promote a culture of pride within your organization by creating your own customized keychain, perfect for your thriving fan base.
Taking The Next Step
Let us step in and help you get exactly what you’re looking for, whether or not you know specifically what that is yet. We have a talented staff that will walk you through from sketch to proof, and from sample to the product. Contact us today to get your free quote and discuss your project with one of our friendly staff.