A medal or medallion is, strictly speaking, a small, flat, and round (sometimes, different shapes) piece of metal that has been sculpted, moulded, cast, struck, stamped, or some way marked with an insignia, portrait, or other artistic renderings. A medal may be awarded to a person or organization as a form of recognition for sporting, military, scientific, academic, or various other achievements. Military awards
and decorations are more precise terms for certain types of state decoration. Medals may also be created for sale to commemorate particular individuals or events, or as works of artistic expression in their own right. In the past, medals commissioned for an individual, typically with their portrait, were often used as a form of diplomatic or personal gift, with no sense of being an award for the conduct of the recipient.
Now as people advocacy the sports more and more to achieve the healthy life, more and more civilian sports activities would be held, then more and more sports medals would be required. It’s really a huge potential market exists and develops.
Experienced in the military medals for more than 30 years, it’s a piece a cake for Donghong to produce this kind of sports medal with the required and specific logo. Generally, the sport's medal would be created in the zinc alloy material considering its economic cost as well as its more flexible presenting way on the personalized logos. The most popular plating combination would be gold/nickel/antique copper or antique bronze/antique silver/antique copper to present the first place, second place, and third place. But of course, you can choose other raw material as copper, iron, aluminum, PVC etc. as well as other plating options. It’s all depending on your requirement. We are flexible on all the process, material and plating etc. to offer the most satisfactory service to your medal request.
Generally, it would require the ribbon for the medals. The standard width of the ribbon would be 20~38mm and length would be 760~900mm. You can adjust according to the size of the medals as well as the using group, I mean kids or adults. You can also add the logo on the ribbon for advertising as well as the thanks for the sponsors. They are also a lot of different options for the ribbon production process like common ribbon, polyester strap, heat transfer strap, woven strap etc.
As an experienced manufacturer who trying to offer the one-stop service to the client, Donghong could help you to take all the possible factors into consideration and make suitable suggestion accordingly for you sports medal project. Just contact us immediately to start your OEM sports medal.
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