Apart from being a thriving maker's market, Engrave also prides itself as India’s largest manufacturer of plaques. In the five+ years we’ve been around, we have made and sold over 100,000 plaques in India. With a roster of domestic blue-chip clients, we are also seeing a huge uptake in our plaques in several international markets.
All our projects are handled in-house. This ensures quality standards never drop. We operate out of a well-appointed workshop that consists of a full-fledged woodworking unit, CNC machines, laser cutting and engraving machines, large format printers, photo printers, sublimation printers, heat presses, and button makers.
Customization is our greatest strengths. If you know what you want, demand it from us. If you don’t know exactly what you want, ask us. Either way, we’ll give you a basket-full of ideas that work.
All our plaques can be customised as per your requirements, including design, shapes, sizes, colours, material (Wood, Acrylic, Stone, Marble, Corian), content, printing, packaging, and what have you.
Introduced below are the different kinds of commemorative plaques we are adept at creating. Be it Plaques of Appreciation, Achievement Plaques, or Custom Award Plques... Needless to say, this is a non-exhaustive list of the kinds of plaques we are adept at putting together for you.
This is import-grade wood ideally suited for engraving. We inspect each log of wood for knots and figures before it goes to our workshop and into your plaque. Not surprisingly, the Steamed Beech Plaque is a design classic and one of our best sellers.
Here we take processed wood/MDF and paint it into a nice oyster white finish. This kind of plaque has a more modern appeal and is also lighter. The Oyster White is also available in lighter shades of blue, pink, yellow and green.
Available in three different base colours that go well with the silver leaf (engrave-able ABS sheet) i.e. Midnight Black, Tuscan Brown, and Cherry Red. We’ve also used gold, copper and bronze sheets instead of silver.
Each plaque comes with acrylic that floats over a Piano Finish Plaque. It’s available in a Rosewood, Ebony or Teakwood Finish. The dark rosewood and ebony finish contrast really well with an engraved clear acrylic sheet, while the teakwood finish goes well with a black acrylic sheet that is etched and paint-filled with gold. For certain customers, we have also developed finishes in dark blue and dark green.
The brass/steel is etched and colour-filled. These are ideal for occasions that demand something extra special. The dark teak natural finish and the lustre of steel or brass lend it a premium finish.
Extremely lightweight and eco-friendly. Can be engraved or screen-printed. We use these when asked to create something inexpensive, yet unique.
Metal sheets that are silver/gold plated and embossed. The glossy finish of the embossed portion and the matte texture of the plate give it a classy understated finish. The plaque is mounted on a wooden base.
One of the more popular woods used for engraving is Alderwood. Its chief advantage is that it’s soft and has fewer veins, which makes it ideal for deeper engraving. But since Alderwood is extremely expensive in India – because it’s imported from North America – we’ve developed a smart alternative from home-grown soft wood that we coat to make it look like Alderwood!
Suited for smaller desk plaques. These are typically engraved or carved and then colour filled. If several colours need to be incorporated, these can be printed on using UV printing.
A synthetic component developed by the world leaders in material sciences, Du Pont, Corian is a mixture of clear acrylic resin, natural minerals, and pigments. It’s easy to print, engrave, emboss, and personalise in any number of ways. A first in this category, Engrave is using Corian to create the next generation of plaques.
Imagine it! We'll make it!
No matter what size, orientation, shape, or format of plaque you’re looking for, we can do it for you. Briefly speaking, here’s an incomplete list of what we have in store for you in the aforementioned areas.
We have standard sizes in stock for our popular lines of plaques. This allows us to service orders virtually instantly. We can also make our plaques in the sizes you demand from us – be it small 4 inch by 6 inch plaques or larger ones that measure 2 ft by 3 ft plaque.
Rectangles, squares, circles, ovals, hearts, badges, shields, book-shaped, scroll-shaped…you name it, and we’ve done a plaque in the said shape. In fact, creating plaques in any shape is one of the many things that sets us apart.
From portrait to landscape to table-top to wall hanging to showcasing to any other form of display, we’ll create a plaque to fit the format and ensure it can be displayed with pride for years to come.
So, what makes a plaque from Engrave so bespoke, so special, and a so distinctly a cut above the rest?
Well, for one, be it engraving, carving, embossing, screen printing, UV printing, sublimation transfers, vinyl application, lacquering, or lamination, we do it all in-store and in-house for you.
What’s more, there have been times when we’ve been tasked with some very unusual challenges. Such as adding a mini-cricket field and scoreboard to our plaques for a cricket-themed event or a paintbrush display or clock-in-a-plaque or, even, a world map with topographical features to boot. In every case, we’ve said ‘yes we can’ and delivered on our promise on time and in style.
Put simply, when it comes to the art and science of plaques, all you need to do is leave it in the experienced and able hands of Team Engrave. Welcome.