Leading Appliance Brands Trust Trans Tech

Whirlpool, Maytag, Hoover, GE, Black & Decker. Leading appliance brands OEMs and OEM suppliers choose Trans Tech for their pad printing needs because of our stand-out expertise in:

  • Print Durability
    Customers often find our inks are the most durable in the market.
  • Production Efficiency
    We have you covered from simple manual systems all the way through best-in-the-business large automation
  • Qualification Documentation Support
    With a deep understanding of the rigorous quality testing that appliance brands complete, we offer thorough documentation to support rub, facing, taber (abrasion) and cross-hatch (adhesion) testing qualifications.
Leading appliance brands trust Trans Tech.

Applications

Durable Appliance Decoration

Designed to Withstand Extreme Heat, Cold and Chemical Exposure

Washers/Dryers
Appliance decoration is one of the markets we serve.
  Washers/Dryers
Refrigerators/Freezers
ITW does refrigerators and freezer decorations.
  Refrigerators/Freezers
Dishwashers
ITW Trans Tech makes appliance decorations for dishwashers.
  Dishwashers
Coffee Makers
ITW Trans tech makes coffee machines decorations.
  Coffee Makers
Vacuums
ITW Trans Tech create appliance decorations for Vacuums.
  Vacuums
Small Appliances
Small appliances at ITW Trans Tech.
  Small Appliances
Garage Door Openers
Garage door openers are part of the appliance decoration department at ITW Trans Tech.
  Garage Door Openers
Faucets Knobs and Shower Taps
Faucets knobs and shower taps. Appliance decorations from ITW Trans Tech
  Faucets Knobs and Shower Taps
Washers/Dryers

Trans Tech has experience applying logo and control panel indicators on clothes washers and dryers. We are one of the only brands that can decorate inside of a washing machine as well (under door instructions as well as water station, and fabric softener loading). We are able to produce durable decoration despite the tendency of fabric softener to wear off the ink.

Typical applications include:

  • Washer and Dryer Control Panels
  • Interior Washer Decoration

 

Refrigerators/Freezers

Trans Tech has experience providing exterior and interior decoration of refrigerators and freezers. We know how to produce durable decoration that performs well even in extreme cold environments.

Typical applications include:

  • Interior Refrigerator/Freezer Decoration – crisper drawers, humidity control panels, ice makers, branding
  • Exterior Refrigerator/Freezer Decoration – exterior water dispenser, ice maker, branding
ITW does refrigerators and freezer decorations.
Dishwashers

Trans Tech has significant experience decorating dishwashers. Not only can we decorate external control panels and buttons– we also have experience with internal decoration. We helped a major brand apply red dots on the washer wheel precisely where water is released for enhanced visual appeal and differentiation.

Typical applications include:

  • Control panel buttons
  • Control panel
  • Internal decoration
Coffee Makers

Trans Tech can provide branding, warning indication, button and setting decoration on coffee makers. We also have expertise with corona pre-treatments to prepare polypropylene surfaces for print.

Typical applications include:

  • Control panels
  • Buttons
ITW Trans tech makes coffee machines decorations.
Vacuums

Leading vacuum manufacturers use Trans Tech technology to apply branding and control indication decoration. We know how to make durable print that withstands the challenges of heat and dirt.

Typical applications include:

  • Traditional and handheld vacuums
Small Appliances

Trans Tech can provide branding, control indicator and safety warning instruction decoration on a wide variety of different appliances.

Typical applications include:

  • Food Processors
  • Blenders
  • Toasters
  • Irons
Small appliances at ITW Trans Tech.
Garage Door Openers

Trans Tech provides branding, control indicator and button decoration on garage door openers.

Typical applications include:

  • Internal car-mounted openers
  • Garage mounted openers
  • Key fob openers
Faucets Knobs and Shower Taps

Trans Tech applies branding and control indication on faucet knobs and shower taps. We know how to provide print that is durable enough to withstand heat and wet environments.

Typical applications include:

  • Chrome fixture
  • Chrome-plated fixtures
Faucets knobs and shower taps. Appliance decorations from ITW Trans Tech
Dedicated Products & Services

Trans Tech offers a variety of products and services that are especially useful for appliance applications. For example:

Superior Consumables - Durable Inks

  • Reputation for having the most durable pad printing inks in the market
  • Some major appliance suppliers have specified that Trans Tech inks are required on all of their pad printing applications
  • Specialists with decades of experience in selecting precisely the right ink for each unique appliance application

Custom Ink Lab

  • Our Custom Ink Lab is ready to create a specialized ink formulation carefully tailored to meet application requirements
  • Cutting-edge spectrophotometers ensure our customers get precise color performance batch after batch with computerized accuracy

Artwork is one of the services provided by ITW Trans Tech
Graphics Studio

  • Experts in our art studio have an average of over 20 years of experience in turning your vision into quality pad printed reality
  • We frequently work with appliance brands printing on diameter or radius to create image distortion that ensures proper final print

Considerations

Appliance Decoration Challenges

We understand the challenges commonly associated with appliance decoration.

 

Trans Tech’s customer or technical support staff can provide insight into the following key areas:

 

  • Ink failure – typically in adhesion or wearability testing
  • How to adjust pad printing settings to adapt to the production environment – temperature, humidity, etc.
  • How to develop high precision pad printing automation systems for maximum efficiency and productivity
  • How to provide regular training to ensure operators are well-equipped to optimize pad printing performance
We would love to learn more about your appliance product decoration challenge.