OC Sports Unveils Patches in Improved Domestic Decoration Program

By Emily Potter on Jan 11, 2019 @ 8:00AM CST

In an effort to improve capabilities and expand domestic operations, OC Sports has re-vamped what was previously known as the Domestic Embroidery program to include domestically produced embroidered and sublimated cap patches.Hero-Image_Patches-Now-Available

Patch caps have become highly sought-after headwear and the addition of this program will fuel both our growth and our goal to lead the industry as The Headwear Experts,” says Jim Haworth, President and CEO of Outdoor Cap, the parent company of OC Sports. “It is always important to try new things as we are looking for ways to satisfy our customer’s needs and gain market share!

Customers may choose from the following patch shapes in a variety of sizes: circle, oval, square, and rectangle. Embroidered fabric patch backgrounds come in 14 colors including two licensed camouflage patterns. All patches are available in either a satin stitch edge or a merrowed edge. There are 12 thread colors to choose from for merrow edge patches.

Merrow refers to a three-thread overlock stitch popularized by the Merrow Machine Company. This creates a quick, finished edge quickly while preventing fraying and unraveling on the edge of the patch.

Patches are going to be a game changer for us,” says OC Sports National Sales Manager, Brad Reagan. “Every time we dive into trends for headgear decoration, we see more and more patches. Having the ability to make our own sublimated and embroidered patches is really going to set us apart. Today’s market is all about speed, convenience, and quality; this program checks all three.” 

LinkedIn_Patches-Now-AvailableMinimum Order Quantity

  • 48 pieces (same patch, same cap style)
  • May split cap colors 24/24 if using same patch & style
  • May order additional patches to accompany an order
  • Additional patches must be the same as applied to cap order

Lead Times

  • Virtuals: Next business day
  • Creative Patch Design Services: Up to 3 business days
  • Main Production: 7 business days after approval & receipt of PO

File Format

  • Vector Art Preferred in the following files
    • .ai
    • .eps
    • .svg
    • .jpeg (at least 300dpi)
  • Non-vector art incurs a $30.00 charge and requires additional lead time to receive virtuals, excluding .jpeg for sublimation 

Click here to learn more about the Domestic Decoration program. You can contact OC Sports by email at customsports@ocsports.com or by phone at 866.776.6774. You can also follow them on Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter

Emily Potter

Emily Potter

Emily is the Content Marketer for Outdoor Cap Co. She holds an M.A. in AD & PR from the University of Alabama and a B.B.A in Marketing. Emily is an avid Crimson Tide football fan. She has a golden retriever named Opie Winston, and a cat named Tide.

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