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Liz Fornango is a new ABM Button Machine owner and for those of you who have received a kit from ABM, you will recognize where these came from! Thanks for the amazing smiles you gave #TeamABM, Liz!

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Brittany Connolly
· January 23, 2018
I've purchased three different machines from ABM now, and rarely had any problems. My first machine was a small 1.75 inch press set, and we make buttons, keychains, magnets, and badge reels with it, a...nd they all come out beautifully. Then I got the 2.25 inch press set, to make buttons, magnets and bottle openers. Again, everything turns out great and support was very good when we needed to get an ejector rod for the graphic cutter. Finally, just recently, I ordered a 3.5 inch press set so we could make coasters, and this is where I sadly have to take a star off my review. I ordered the photo press so I could use more vibrant prints for my coasters but the photo coasters come out with a strange air bubble that makes them sit unevenly. This wouldn't be a problem if it wasn't a coaster, and I feel like because I ordered the photo press specifically, there shouldn't have been such a different between a photo coaster and a plain paper coaster (which we tried and it came out perfectly). I also tried to email ABM about this and have yet to receive a response on the matter. The 3.5 graphic cutter also does not come with an ejector rod, but unlike the 2.25 there is not one for this size machine that we can ordered separately.
But, with my only complaint being so small, I still love all my machines and will continue to do business with ABM for a long time I'm sure.
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Sky Renfro
· January 18, 2018
I ordered my 1" machine well over a year ago and simply let it sit in the box until now. I knew I would not be able to actually work with it until now, but I did not expect the level of support, kind...ness and flexibility with the offers that came with it this late in the game! After contacting ABM and explaining why I had been so late in picking this all up, they were extremely helpful, supportive and forthcoming just as if I had only just made this purchase. I was a bit stuck with the "how do I make these things" in terms of the image manipulation and such as I have NO graphic programs to work with. The Build a Button software is seriously the easiest thing in the world to use and I am one of those who LOVES not having it installed on my computer. The minimal amount that is charged for a subscription can easily be built into the cost of the button and they offer you the opportunity to get the program for free as well. What's not to love? ♥ Looking forward to seeing where this takes us.......thanks a million ABM you have a couple of guys hooked.....or should I say buttoned? See More
Keith Gillette
· March 26, 2018
Just got my third machine from ABM. Love the simple operation of this machine. My new machine is the 2.25 maker. This unit will help me make buttons quicker and little to no waste. This is replacing... my other machine which had many steps to make a button.
I also love the quick shipping on orders.
Staff is always helpful and friendly.
Also like the ABM software.
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Sue Weldon
· January 19, 2018
Hello I am 57 years old and I am disabled. I had been searching for a hobby for several years when I found ABM. Due to my limited mobility and pain I was afraid that making buttons would be to taxing ...on my body. Thank the Lord I have been making buttons with my older brother for a while now. I LOVE IT! we have the 1 inch as well as the 2.25 inch machine. The machines work like a charm. If I can do it with my health problems I am sure you can to! I was making buttons minutes after receiving my shipment. The button presses are easy, smooth not hard on my hands, arms and neck. I think this new hobby of mine has actually helped me to regain some strength. Not to mention how it helps with depression when you are stuck in the house all the time.

I've placed many orders with ABM and they have all been on time and correct!
Several times I have called in and the ladies there have all been so helpful and really pleasant to talk to.

I am a loyal customer for life. Thank You ABM for giving me the gift of buttons. My life is better and fuller now. Friends you can't go wrong dealing with ABM!
God bless you all.
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Brianna Howard
· January 22, 2018
It's been almost 3 years since I purchased my first pin-button machine, size 2.25", I really love this product! The quality is great, I did a year of researching before purchasing even to youtube vide...os, then I only saw videos of different companies, some being in another country. After more research, I found this AmericanButtonMachines, they quickly gained my trust when I emailed them about their product and they replied fast answering my questions. The supplies are always great quality as well, sure you'll receive a few damage pins but I believe that's due to the package handling. For shipping wise, the price is understandable and affordable, especially for how heavy supplies can be. I recently loved this company more because they offer a button support page, the community is great! You'll receive numerous help, even if you're still undecided to purchase a machine. There is also the option in warranty coverage for your machine and cutter, it's guaranteed for life which is really great! These machines are sustainable but it doesn't hurt to be safe, I purchased coverage for my machine :) Thank you AmericanButtonMachines! I defiantly plan on continuing my purchases with you. This machine has really made a difference in my interests, nobody believed I could start a button business but now even my parents are surprised with how far I've come. See More
Erin Swan
· January 18, 2018
Never any problems with ABM! I have a 1" and 1.5" machine from ABM. They work perfectly 100% of the time. Orders come fast too!

I needed a 2.25" machine immediately, and didn't have the budget for a...n ABM one. I foolishly ordered the hand press from another company, but my supplies from ABM. Not only do I HATE the hand press, but the other company's customer service and button parts are HORRIBLE! I definitely learned my lesson, and will be ordering the 2.25" ABM machine as soon as the budget allows. See More
Treasure LeRoux
· January 18, 2018
I have 4 button making machines from ABM and they are Awesome! I love all the products that are available, the button making program I use all the time and it helps keep my items clean and consistent.... As much as I love all the products though I absolutely love the customer service even more. Everyone I have talked to is quick to assist and help me find solutions even if there wasn't one before. I have been a loyal customer for many years and I will continue being part of the ABM customers. See More
James Greene
· January 18, 2018
The product are very good and the customer service is EXCELLENT. When I had a problem I called and they were extremely helpful and got me on the right track. I had a different button maker and the but...tons part just didn't work and would go thru 3 or 4 before I got one that I could use. This has never happened with ABM. Glad that I found your website and able to be part of a great family of button makers. See More
Amelia Koford
· December 14, 2017
Excellent customer service. Friendly, knowledgeable, and easy to contact. Our one-inch button machine and circle cutter held up for 5 years of sometimes-clumsy use. It finally broke down and they didn...’t charge for the repair. Students use the button machine for stress relief study breaks and to publicize their organizations. See More
Sara Marie
· January 19, 2018
I love the quality of the products they offer and they’ve been easy to get ahold of if you have questions or problems. I have two of their machines and am looking forward to buying more of their acce...ssories to try! See More
Jennifer Nold
· January 18, 2018
The best machines and customer service! We started with a 3" machine 10 years ago and now we have 4 different sizes. We recommend ABM at every event we attend! If you have a questions, they will an...swer it! They offer a wide variety of button accessories on their website as well! Great company to work with! See More
Rachel Wright
· January 18, 2018
I love ABM! They are very friendly and easy to work with! They have great quality of products and I love that they have specials and the rewards program! So glad I chose to go with them.
Melissa Joanna Beavers
· March 14, 2018
LOVE my 1.5 machine!!! I will definitely be getting other sizes in the future! They are made so well and work great. Super easy and fast.
Amr Raz
· September 30, 2017
I ordered a 1.5in button maker and used it to make badges for a program we were using with our kids. Very quickly they picked up how to use it and have created a business for themselves with repeat cu...stomers. My kids are all under 13 and each of them is having a blast. The only thing I dislike but I understand why it is this way is the fact that the program they give with it is online and it costs each month. In spite of that the kids have had so much fun we are now getting the 2.25in button maker. See More
Susan Gomez
· October 11, 2017
I am The Button Lady in Chicago. I have been selling my buttons at all the political rally's all summer. My quality is top notch and I get so many compliments about my buttons. Thank you! Quality and... Service is always top notch. I recommend your company when ever anyone expresses a desire to purchase a machine. I am a happy and loyal customer. See More
Anne Maguire
· January 8, 2018
Shipping costs are outrageous - otherwise all is good. Would be good if they offered cheaper shipping methods to returning customers. If I find any other distributor I'm going with them - I keep looking.
Sharon LaBranche Brengartner
· January 18, 2018
I bought my 1st button machine (1.5) in May and ny 2nd (2.25) in December. The machines themselves work great, and the customer service has been wonderful.
Nancy Gerardi
· October 18, 2017
I thought I liked them until I realized they don't really care about the customer. I ordered the key chain kit for 100. I didn't need to make them until recently for a non-profit event and when I st...arted making them I came up 30 short of the plastic tabs. There were also 3 broken and 1 where the nub didn't fit. When I contacted them they basically told me I'm out of luck, because I should have counted the pieces when I got them July. Seriously? I had 100's of pieces in my order and didn't realize the customer is responsible for counting every single piece. They rather lose my business instead of sending these missing pieces that most likely cost them less than $5.00. Instead of buying my next machine from them I will be looking elsewhere. I really thought these folks cared more, but apparently they don't. See More
Twirly Bee
· January 18, 2018
The best place to get button machines and supplies. Excellent products, excellent customer service and super fast shipping! I love ABM❤️.
Linda Saporita Coppolino
· January 18, 2018
ABM shares a ton of information and makes it very easy to make buttons. Looking forward to placing my first order with them!
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