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Custom Employee Recognition Pins

February 24, 2015

Everyone looks forward to custom pins

John has ordered his staff custom recognition pins for 17 years! His staff, and former staff members still have their collections. The past few pins that he chose were the Classic Radience PinBlue Ribbon Pin, and Rhodium Shield Pin. Each year he cutomizes the pins with the wording, and crystal color of his choice. 

Meaningful Recognition 23 Years Later

April 28, 2014

Custom Recognition Society Pin

Last week, we received an inspiring call. Nancy S. had been searching all over to find us. Twenty three years ago she received a Classic pin, and needed to get a new one. We were thrilled to hear that after 23 years Nancy's pin was still a meaningful symbol and prized possession. 

Nancy has a Classic Pin, one of our most popular and timeless designs. Pins are customized free when you order as few as 10 alike with your wording, and choice of sparkling Swarovski® crystal stone color. 

Meaningful Recognition for Nurses: Choosing The Right Words for Nurses Week

April 2, 2014

Looking for a meaningful way to thank your nurses? We are here to help. In preparation for Nurses Week we've gathered samples of some of our customers' great wording ideas. We hope that they inspire you! 

Nurses week: May 6-12, 2014 
Nursing Assistants Week:
June 12-19, 2014 

Custom Badge ID Holder
Nurses work hard for their credentials. Sarah G. of Hays Medical Center, Chose ID Badge Holders that Feature the Nurses Certifications “Now every certified nurse at my hospital will receive a badge with their credentials! I am excited and pleased to be able to hand out these gifts to all the certified nurses. They are GREAT quality and definitely something they can be proud to show off!” Sarah found a way to honor the nurses, and display their credentials with a decorative and useful. 
Custom Badge Holders displaying Nurses Credentials
Unify your team with a positive message. "Helping Hands Caring Hearts", "I Make a Difference" "Commitment to Caring"... one of our most popular choices keeps is simply, "Nursing Excellence". Be as creative, or conservative as you wish! You have up to 28 letters and spaces, and customization is free!
Custom Badge Holders displaying Nurses CredentialsYears of Service. How do you give recogniton to each nurse on your team? We recommend years of service pins. Shop Years of Service Pins
Custom Badge Holders displaying Nurses CredentialsGive Greeting Cards Here are a couple of our favorite verses to choose from:

You are appreciated... Thank you for your compassion, your caring, and devotion to patient care.

This week, we celebrate you. Thank you for your dedication to outstanding patient care.
We appreciate you.

Let us know how you celebrate nurses week. For more custom Nurses Week recognition
items click HERE. 

What You Wear Can Affect How You Work

March 24, 2014

Lapel Pin, Happier Employees, Employee EngagementIsn't it pleasant when science backs up intuition? We just read a study published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology. The study reinforced a belief that we already held; what we wear not only influences the way others treat us, but also influences our self perception and actions.

In the study, when research subjects wore lab coats they made about half as many attentiveness test errors as their peers. Scientist found that test performance was only affected when subjects were told that it was a doctor or scientist's coat, not an artist's coat. The research suggests that, "it depends on both the symbolic meaning and the physical experience of wearing the clothes." The article cites other clothing perception studies and denotes that "The clothes that we wear have power not only over others, but also over ourselves." 


Just like the lab coats in this study, Pins hold a strong symbolic meaning. They are symbols of excellence that boost confidence in the person that wears them. That boost has the power to make people happier, accurate, and engaged.

Our customers say it best - Pamela L.

November 22, 2013
Pamela L. wrote, "We use our Brown Originals for our annual service awards program for employees. 2012 was our first year ordering from you, and we are customers for life.
The customer service is excellent, I always receive a follow-up to ensure the order is correct before processing, and the delivery time is beyond compare. We ordered our products on November 6, and were given an expected delivery time before Thanksgiving. We received the products today (11/18), and I am VERY pleased with the products ordered. I would definitely recommend Brown Industries to any company that plans to extend employee appreciation gifts or any other type of function where you plan to recognize individuals for their service or contributions."
Thank you for the great review Pamela. We are excited to hear about the difference you are making  at City Government of Goldsboro, NC with custom years of service awards.