Custom Gateway Supports WebJaguar at The PPAI Expo

PPAI Expo 2017
Custom Gateway’s exclusive partner in the North American Promotional Products Industry WebJaguar is exhibiting at the PPAI Expo in Las Vegas From Tuesday 10th January – Thursday 12th January at the Mandalay Bay Convention Centre. The presentations of their IMPRINTStores featuring Custom Gateway will be being made on Booth #4559 & #3361

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What is Industry 4.0 or Smart Manufacturing and how does it relate to personalized products & mass customization?

There has been a lot of talk of the next industrial revolution and for many Industry 4.0 is considered to be the 4th Industrial revolution. When you start to look at what Industry 4.0 means then you cannot avoid the topic of mass customization.

In fact the only reason that Mass Customization is possible is Industry […]

Understanding Our Different Personalization Apps

The Challenges of Customizing Products Online
When it comes to customizing different products online can one personalization interface or online product configurator work for them all?

In simple terms the answer is “No” no single product designer or customizer can be ideal for every type of product or application. This is why we have now developed well […]

Introducing Unlimited Capacity for Artwork Generation

Unlimited print ready artwork generation
One of the key benefits of our software is the fact that it creates print ready artwork & has unlimited artwork generation. Not to mention realistic on screen previews. The artwork production process can be fairly server intensive because it involves the manipulation of images to suit different production requirements and it […]

Support Hours for Christmas 2016

Happy Christmas to all our friends, customers and partners  – it has been an exciting year with the addition of our new Content Division & Rebrand and the continued rapid growth of the mass customisation market place. It is hard to believe the festive season is already upon us

As we operate in a 24/7 world […]

WebJaguar Announces Joint Venture with Custom Gateway

WebJaguar, a leading organization in promotional product eCommerce web platforms, will embark on a joint venture with Custom Gateway in order to provide product customization and automated production artwork that is set to improve buyer experience and order processing efficiencies.

WebJaguar will provide a SaaS ecommerce platform for the new joint project, while Custom Gateway will […]

Cimpress Now Added to Vendor Network for global manufacturing

The manufacturing platform behind websites like Vistaprint is now being rolled out to other companies in the online sector. CIM Press Open is starting with a limited range of products and over the next 6 months intends to roll out 1000s of different SKUs available throughout its global fulfilment network

The good news is that the […]

Fly your Flag with Leggings Studio

With the Olympics capturing everyones attention it is great to see a flag inspired range of print on demand leggings making an appearence in Selfridges

All print files were created using our 3D Visualiser by Player Layer – owners of the Leggings Studio .If you do not want  one of the 10 products in stock then you can […]

Tools for Creating Customizable Products

We have a range of tools available as part of Gateway CPP to enable you to create different types of customisable products. This short presentations gives you a very quick overview of the options.

You can find out more about the different tools on our Product Creation Tools Explained webpage

Options for Creating Personalized Products

We thought you might appreciate a quick overview of the various different options for creating personalized products.

Please take a look at the options on the presentation below and if you would like to know more about creating pre-designed or personalised products take a look at creating your own products or get in touch to discuss […]

Product Categories for Personalized Product Websites

As our supplier network continues to expand so do the range of products Gateway customers can add to their websites. Personalised products are no longer just low cost gifts but encompass a wide portfolio of product categories.

Detailed below are the main product categories now being offered by the Gateway Supplier Network – so if you […]

What are the Main Reasons for the Rapid Increase in Sales of On Demand & Personalized Products

Our business continues to expand as the global market for personalised and on demand products increases – so we thought it might be useful to explore the kind of application that are driving this demand.

The presentation below shows the main reasons why retailers and website owners are adding these products to their portfolio – if […]

Print on Demand Shoes – Displayed in 3D

Really love this new website from Sole Juice

It is not a traditional personalised products website and uses our SAMPLE-iT toolkit to help designers create shoes for print on demand fulfilment whilst at the same time enable the products to visualised and explored in 3D

All the products on this site have been created in our Visualiser […]

4 Books to Help You Understand More About Mass Customization

We spend a lot of time looking at the latest trends in mass customisation and also trying to better understand this fast growing marketplace  so between the team we have got through quite a few books.

One of the questions we often get asked is “How can I find out more about mass customisation?” so we […]

Personalized Tattoos & Labels Make their Debut

Always like to see innovative personalised products hit the market so pleased to have helped Baker Labels launch

Sportstiks sells everything you might need to personalise for sporting events from amazing personalised body tattoos to personalised race numbers to custom wristbands. These kind of products are very popular for triathlons, swimming events, cycling […]

Useful Integrations Reduce Admin Times

Gateway 3D is passionate about integrations! Why, not only do we use them in our own business, we make them for us customers.

Why do we use them? There is no such thing as ‘One System’ that does everything a business needs. Specialist companies tend to do specialist bits.

For example our accounts system does quotes, its […]

Make The Most of Your Image Assets

In Gateways weekly webinar, we explored what different types of Image Assets can be utilised to create beautiful products and designs.

The full presentation can be viewed here and the recording of the webinar can be viewed below.

We looked at the 4 main Image Assets available:

Licensed Content
Artists Designs
Image Libraries
Photo Archives

We then explored how these can be utilized […]

Gateway CPP – Star Product in Print Week

The Gateway CPP (Custom Product Platform) gets a full write up in this months Print Week and we are pleased to be nominated as the star product You can read the full article here  The article reviews the various functionality we can offer and lists our main USPs as

Easy and cost effective product set-up
Global network […]

What kind of person do you need to manage your personalized products website?

We are often getting asked what kind of skills people need to run a personalized product website so thought we would share some of our experience on this blog. People often think you need a web developer to run your website but in most cases this is not a good fit – you need a […]

More Options for Selling Personalized Products Instore

Currently most sales for personalized products are made via eCommerce websites and although the market is still expanding rapidly this still leaves a big opportunity instore where over 80% of retail spend currently takes place Several of our vendor network partners have now teamed up with Gateway to offer dropship fulfilment for instore orders and we […]

What to do if you are not getting the sales on your personalized or promotional products website

As our business is all about helping people create, sell and produce personalized products we do get to build and help develop hundreds of websites every year – some amazingly successful and some big failures – so we thought it might be helpful to create a check list of what to do if your site […]