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Northern Engraving | Helping Customers Create Identities since 1908 Whether you need your aluminum nameplate or plastic decal to stand out and differentiate your product in a unique way or be a durable representation of your brand, work with a company who has proven experience and innovation to ...
Designing your nameplate to be in alignment with your branding strategy strengthens your brand message in the marketplace. While each nameplate or badge project presents its own unique set of challenges, there are some basic design elements to keep in mind to guarantee your brand message will be ...
Nameplate. Label. Decal. Tag. Badge. Sticker. Medallion. What do all of these terms have in common? Any of them could be used when a product owner is looking to show off their brand identity. The term nameplate can be confusing.
Nameplate Specifications Discussions held during the design of aluminum nameplates and plastic labels often center on reviewing the specfications that are needed. Specs include items such as material regulations, scratch or chemical resistance, exposure to certain elements like sunlight or salt ...
Offset Lithography in Nameplates Offset lithography or litho printing is one of the workhorses of aluminum decoration for nameplates and emblems. It is easily combined with other decorative processes such as: brushing, spinning, screen printing, embossing, diamond cutting and doming. One of the ...
Is it Time to Redesign Your Nameplate? Nameplates aren't always the first thing on a Designer's mind. Waiting until the last minute can lead to cutting corners and compromising. This infographic lists 5 bite-sized tips for helping you determine if you should be considering a nameplate update.
Happy Earth Day 2015! Across the globe April 22 is the day used to promote the importance of taking responsibility for the impact we all have on the environment. ISO 14001:2004 focuses on specific systems to allow a company to put in place a policy to be followed across production activities.
When designing your nameplate focus is placed on front face decorating such as color and embossed graphics. Size and shape are other main focus points. It can be easy to put off discussion and review for adhesive needs. 
No matter if you are working on your first or hundredth nameplate, the process to design it is the same. Your corporate brand strategy has likely identified a specific look and target market that is front and center. It stands to reason that the label found on your product should match that message ...

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