Name Tapes

Name tapes is our best seller! Required only 1 to 5 custom name patches in 1-day? No problem. We can make custom name patches in low quantity (with Velcro or iron on) and can dispatch in 1 day by dhl. Please send your query to get the price quote. PLEASE SEND YOUR LOGO FOR A


Everyone has a name, names tapes are the easiest form of identification. Custom name tapes are used in most places like motorcycle clubs, companies, teams and military units which in their own case make use of OCP Name Tapes. If you have a team, staff or military unit you might like to identify its members by their names on their clothing especially with name embroidery and this is where we come in! Our name tapes are definitely the right answer for you. With our name embroidery, you get to personalize just about anything with your names on it. Our OCP name tapes (specially designed for the military) are of high quality and class designed to stand the true test of time.

We are Houston Embroidery Service, a leading custom made patches manufacturer and supplier in Texas. We make custom name tapes as well as other patch types at great and affordable prices with numerous backing option types. Our OCP Name tapes for the Military come in different methods like embroidery, printing, woven, leather, and PVC. Below are our services at a glance;

Tell me more about your OCP Name Tapes?

OCP Name Tapes are worn for identification only by the military. They are normally worn on the military shirts/jackets. The OCP which means Operational Camouflage Pattern originally codenamed Scorpion W2 is a military uniform pattern adopted by the United States Army in 2010 as the official combat uniform pattern for most U.S. soldiers Visit this page to learn more about OCP.

Our OCP Name tapes are done using the same piece of OCP fabric in order to perfectly blend in when worn. It offers quick ways to identify a team mate or an official’s name on his apparel or belongings. Our OCP Name tapes can be embroidered or printed depending on what your choices are.

How do you make the OCP Name Tapes?

We make most of our OCP Name Tapes using the name embroidery method which involves using a computerized embroidery machine, an embroidery thread, and a piece of cloth. After you’ve requested for your OCP Name Tapes, we design and upload it to this machine which puts out the design on a piece of cloth. Note that this method applies for any name embroidery.

How do you attach/apply Name Embroidery on clothing?

There are various options for this however;

Velcro backing – It involves use of two strips of thin plastic sheets covered with tiny loops and the other with tiny flexible hooks that adhere when pressed together and separated when pulled apart. This technique can also be found on sneakers for kids. It’s a common technique and its advantage is that it adds flexibility – the ability to use it on different cloths.

Iron on backing also known as Heat seal backing involves a thin layer of special glue that fastens on the fabric when heated using dry iron thereafter becoming hardened when it’s cools off. (Please visit this page to read more on Iron on Backing)

The Sew on Backing – this is done using a sewing machine. It’s the strongest and permanent way to apply embroidered patches.

And finally, the Peel and Stick backing – Also known as Adhesive backing or sticky backing works like a sticker. It is a temporary backing method that can easily be removed and reused for 4 – 6 times.

What is the cost of having you produce name embroidery for my company staff?

When you place an order for Name embroidery with us, we calculate the price based on the number of stitches made thereby making it affordable for you. We do not have minimum to orders thereby giving you the flexibility to order any number affordable for you.  So I can assure you it won’t cost you much to have us make your Name embroidery. This pricing method also applies for our OCP name tapes.

How quickly can I get my custom name tapes once I place an order?

All our services are fast paced, so your name embroidery shouldn’t take long to get to you. However, we might need to go through a few processes like having you confirm the design as well as the first draft. Once these are completed, we will commence production immediately and dispatch the order. We use DHL for our deliveries meaning you should have your name embroidery delivered within 3 – 4 days from the time of dispatch if you are in the US. There are also options for 3-days or 5-days RUSH service.

Who are your major buyers of your name tapes?

Our buyers are companies, organizations, schools to Clubs, government authorized suppler of military uniforms Military units and other uniform organizations who require name identification on their members’ apparels.