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Backpacks Frequently Asked Questions

All you need to know about
promotional backpacks!


How Do You Customize Backpacks?

You can customize backpacks online by working with a promotional products company. These are great items to order in bulk for your school, team, or outdoor event.

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How Do You Wash a Backpack?

While you can wash some backpacks in the washing machine, it's much better to clean them by hand. Use a scrub brush, cool water, and a mild detergent to get rid of stains, dirt, and debris.

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When Was the Backpack Invented?

The first backpack was invented in 3300 BC. It was discovered with the frozen remains of the Iceman, a famous mummy from the Copper Age whose body and travel gear is currently on display at a museum in Bolzano, Italy.


How Are Backpacks Made?

A backpack is made using precut paper templates of each piece like the straps and front pocket. From there, the manufacturer uses these templates to create molds of each part and sews them all together.

Over 900,000 backpacks were ordered last year.

Black, blue, and red are the most popular colors for backpacks.

97% of the backpacks in this category have 2 straps, while 3% have only 1 strap.

Polyester is the most popular material for backpacks.

It's no surprise that August (back-to-school season) is the most popular time to order backpacks.