Posts tagged metal tags
Keep Your Metal Nameplates Looking Sharp - Easy Tips for Cleaning the Top 3 Material Types for Metal Nameplates and Metal Tags

Maybe you use your metal nameplates in your office area, adhering them to doors or displaying them in plaques on desktops. Perhaps you make use of your custom metal tags to label or identify different assets in your workflow process that need identification. Or, maybe you put your custom metal nameplates or metal tags to use in one of the countless other possible ways they can be efficiently utilized to improve your business. Regardless, however you use your metal nameplates or metal tags you're always going to want …

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Custom Metal Tags - And Why They Matter for Your Business

You see them every day, and you don’t even notice. You’re so used to them, you follow their instructions and absorb their information without a second thought. Nearly every company uses metal tags or metal labels in some form or fashion somewhere in their business. And most don’t ever give them a second thought… until it’s time to replace them…

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Marking Stainless Steel with Lasers

Stainless steel is a substrate which many companies use as their preferred tag, label, or identification plate. Marking this material can be done in more than one way and it depends on the needs of the customer. The main question that we always need to know is this: Do you want to cut into the stainless steel or mark it with a permanent bond that doesn't?

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4 Ways to make Aluminum YOUR Solution!

We try to keep our customers aware of trends in the market, especially when we believe in the product. More and more companies are changing from stainless steel to aluminum for their marking needs. Today I want to tell you about 4 ways you can make aluminum your marking solution.

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Following the Houston Rockets!

As I was savoring the Rockets win in Game 7 against the Clippers, a thought came to me. The Rockets upgraded their team with key additions, among them Corey Brewer, Josh Smith, and Pablo Prigioni. None of them were here last year and now they all are making a significant impact and have helped take the Rockets to the Western Conference Championship Series. We have just done the same thing at our company, we have upgraded our "team" with another addition, and more are on the way!

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Stainless Steel Cleaning and Maintenance Guide

We're not coming at you with the white gloves or anything. No one is perfect. But your information is there for a reason.  Whether it is safety, equipment information, or company branding, your stainless tags and plates need to remain readable. (Not to mention the beauty of stainless really shines when its polished and clean.)  


Stainless steel is a popular choice for tags, nameplates, and panels due to the duability and ease of care. While easy to maintain, there are a few best pracitices to keep in mind.

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Metalphoto: Super Durable Labels

Don’t stay up at night worrying about whether your information is safe... We have the answer! Metalphoto® is photosensitive anodized aluminum, and has been the "go-to" option for durable labels, nameplates, equipment panels and more for more than fifty years. The durability for which Metalphoto is known is the result of a unique manufacturing process in which a silver halide image is embedded within the sapphire-hard, anodic layer of the aluminum.

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Plastic Tags vs. Metal Tags: Choosing the Right Material

Tags… nameplates… labels… Whatever you want to call them – They have been used by humankind for nearly ten thousand years. Well, OK -  maybe that IS an exaggeration… but marking your products is a big deal, especially in today’s world. Virtually every product, assembly or component has a requirement to carry identification or tracking information of some type. We need to identify, organize, instruct, and label  - which requires a consistent, long lasting, easily understood method of doing so.

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Secrets of Selecting the Perfect Metal Tags

Time for Tags... (Ugh) Those pesky little things that drive everyone nuts. Labeling what seems like a bazillion pieces, and checking, and re-checking, and re-re-checking!

Take heart – There are a few things you can do to make the process a whole lot easier…

Let’s take a look, then we will explore each a little deeper:

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