Durable Decoration on a Range of Sporting Equipment

The performance requirements, materials and geometries of sporting goods vary significantly from one sport to the next. Morlock understands the unique challenges of each application and stands out by providing:

  • Innovative inks (solvent and UV) specially formulated for Sporting Good applications
  • Superior repeatability
  • Market-leading changeover speed (reducing downtime by up to 85%)
  • Expert material handling for precision printing alignment and enhanced efficiency


Sporting Goods Decoration

Pioneers in Innovative Solutions

Ski Bindings
  Ski Bindings
Golf Balls
  Golf Balls
Bicycle Handles & Shafts
  Bicycle Handles & Shafts
Ski Bindings

Ski binding decoration needs to be attractive, very precise and durable even in extreme conditions. Morlock knows how to provide lasting, quality decoration on ski bindings despite their challenging geometry. Our scratch-resistant ski binding decoration can withstand extreme wet and cold environments.

Typical applications include:

  • Hundreds of different designs and sizes
  • Binding interior- insert printed scaler- precision part
  • Binding exterior- branding, decoration, classification
Golf balls

Morlock´s  innovative printing process allowing for greater decorated real estate than was previously possible has given us a reputation as a global pioneer in golf ball decoration.

Typical applications include:

  • Traditional and customized golf balls
  • Refurbished golf balls
Bicycle Handles & Shafts

Bicycle decoration must remain durable despite exposure extreme heat, cold and wet environments. Morlock provides reliable, quality decoration on the challenging geometries of a range of bicycle parts.

Typical applications include:

  • Bicycle shafts
  • Bicycle handles
  • Wheel rims
  • Bike pedals
  • E-Bike Engine

In recent years, helmets have grown increasingly visually interesting while continuing to meet their primary safety function. Morlock provides durable, high-quality decoration designed to last even in extreme environmental conditions.

Typical applications include:

  • Ski helmets
  • Bike helmets
  • Hard hats
Dedicated Products & Services

Morlock provides a range of products and services that are especially useful for sporting good applications. For example:

Expert Product Handling

  • User-friendly precision process alignment (with supporting features like XY-tables and vision systems) allows us to meet even the tightest tolerance requirements
  • Maintain color to color registration without damaging the product

Innovative Consumables = Time Savings

  • Morlock has pioneered innovative solvent and UV inks for sporting goods applications

Superior Repeatability

  • Deep expertise in the complete printing process – from artwork through production
  • Electromechanical systems prevent much of the variation present with pneumatic based systems
  • Market-leading etched steel plates provide unmatched durability and superior repeatability of high-quality decoration


Sporting Goods Decoration Challenges

Industry Challenges: We understand the challenges commonly associated with sporting goods decoration.


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


  • How to ensure quick changing of plates/clichés (minimizing downtime) when decorating a variety of different sporting good products
  • How to ensure a repeatable quality print at the beginning, middle and end of your print run
  • How to optimize efficiency throughout your process. For example, by uncovering solutions requiring less time for the ink to dry and cure
We would love to learn more about your sporting goods decoration challenge.