The Monterey Company Most Popular How-To Pages and Guides

Monterey Company Resources

This resource page includes our most popular how-to guides, product galleries and our popular videos.

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Our Most Popular Brands

Clifton Mug - Imprinted 10oz
custom apparel brands
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Over One Million Promotional Products To Choose From!

The Monterey Company How-To Guides & Resource Pages

We have a variety of how-to guides, videos and resources on a variety of promotional products we make.

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How-To Add Patches To Caps

Selecting the right decoration on a hhat can be a bit challenging. We have images of all the best choices.

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How-To Design Caps

How do we decorate our Hats? See all the different option we offer including direct embroidery and patches. 

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Best Headwear Brands

The Monterey Company offer the highest quality cap and hats from only the best hat manufacturers!

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Ceramic Mugs vs Stoneware

Confused about which mug to order? Learn the differences with this guide.

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How-To Design Enamel Pins

Learn the difference between the enamel pins we manufacture with your design and logo. Free design tips style options are inclduing the different plating optins.

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Drinkware & Design

Need to learn about designing a custom cup with your logo? We have lots of examples of the different types of drinkware we make.

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Request a Quote

Need a custom quote for a customized patch?

Shop Our New Promotional Product Website

Thousands of promo items to choose from!


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Coin Gallery

The Monterey Company has a variety of coin styles to choose from including Gecoins, dog tagsm minted coins, firefighter coins, law enforcement coins and challenge coins!

Coin Gallery
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Lapel Pin Gallery

Our pin styles include soft and hard enamel and cloisonne pins.

Pin Gallery
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Mug Gallery

Need a custom mug for your next event? We pretty much have every style mug imaginable that can be personalized.

Hat Decoration Videos

Popular Hat & Patch How-To Videos

Our videos include some of the best options on decorating custom headwear.

Aviva Tumbler - 16 oz.

All Products / Sitemap

The Monterey Company sitemap and product listings.

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How To Iron On a Patch

You can add the patch of your choice onto hats, clothing and jackets!

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Water-Based Ink vs Plastisol Inks

Learn about water-based vs plastisol inks and selecting the best option.

T-Shirt Inks
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Our Services

We offer a variety of services including screen printing and embroidery.


Testimonial Videos

We are so happy that our customers take the time to share their thoughts with us. Check out our video reviews that are customers have shared with us.

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Tee-Shirt Gallery

We can print your logo on branded apparel in days.

Shirt Gallery
STC21 Sport-Tek® Pom Pom Team Beanie

About Us

Businesses, organizations, and nonprofits across the world rely on us to provide them with top notch Custom Swag

About Us

About Us Video

The Monterey Company has been in the promotional product and swag business since 1989. We offer worldwide sourced products

Aviva Tumbler - 16 oz.

New Swag Website

Thousands of promotional items and custom apparel items to choose from. We custom source products from only the best and vetted suppliers.