Zippo Launches New 540 Color Printing Process

ZIPPO PUTS INNOVATION FIRST WITH LAUNCH OF 540 COLOR PRINTING PROCESS Zippo’s latest production technique enables decoration across all surfaces of its iconic windproof lighters for the first timeIconic American brand Zippo has announced the launch of a brand-new lighter decoration method, 540 Color. For the first time, the signature windproof lighter can be completely enveloped by full color graphics with the most intricate and vibrant designs possible. In celebration of its latest innovation, Zippo is releasing four new designs, with themes including an antique pirate treasure map, tributes to the brand’s role in music and arts, as well as...

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Zippo Celebrates Its Signature 'Click' As Sound Trademark Is Secured

December 5, 2018 - Classic American brand Zippo today announces the sound trademark of its iconic windproof lighter. Having infiltrated pop culture for over eight decades, appearing in over 2,000 movies, countless music videos, and held high at festivals and concerts, the Zippo lighter has won the hearts and minds of people the world over. The Zippo lighter’s ‘click’ is now officially among the most recognizable sounds in the world. Granted first in the United States, with other markets set to follow, the trademark has been awarded in recognition of Zippo’s careful manufacturing process which produces the highly distinctive sound, synonymous with the...

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Zippo Marks Production of Its 600 Millionth Lighter

George Duke, Zippo’s owner and chairman of the board, raises the lit 600 millionth lighter in salute to Zippo’s employees on June 3, 2020. Fanning An Eternal Flame June 3rd, 2020 - Zippo, the iconic American brand and creator of the windproof lighter, has reached a milestone moment with the production of its 600 millionth windproof lighter. To mark this historic event, Zippo is launching an exclusive limited-edition design.   The 600 millionth lighter itself will be preserved and displayed in Zippo’s own museum in Bradford, PA for all visitors to enjoy, but fans can own their own part of the iconic brand’s history with...

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