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Working at a company who has been around over 100 years makes for interesting product launches, design facelifts and updates to company logos. Spending some time in our sample area is a treat and a walk down memory lane. This week I came across this aluminum appliance trim from back in day and it ...
Woodgrain finishes on aluminum have come a long way since their start in the mid 1900's. The patterns and colorations had a dull, almost faded look due to a lack of technology and color development at the time.  Woodgrain patterns were especially popular in vehicles during this time and were ...
A unique application of the doming process is used to add depth to this aluminum appliqué.  It mimics the natural beauty of a ruby combining the naturally reflective metal substrate, a transparent tint of color and a contoured dome.
Antiqued Brass Nameplate This aluminum nameplate is printed to simulate an antiqued brass nameplate.  A printed texture is used to add dimension to the background pattern.  The Bushnell logo is embossed with a brushed brass finish.
Hoyt nameplates reflect the innovation and precision in their high quality product.  This design incorporates a carbon fiber finish into the background of the nameplates.  Movement is added to the faux carbon fiber surface through the use of selective brushing combined with layering of transparent ...
Faux Guilloche Insert A vintage guilloche enamel compact was the inspiration for this detailed design.  Guilloche is a decorative technique which involves engraving very precise intricate lines into the surface of metal.
Domed Insert Northern Engraving offers a diverse range of decorative processes on metal and plastic substrates.  Typically, our customers use these options to create product identification in a wide range of markets.  Occasionally a customer uses the same processes in an unexpected way.  The knob ...
Hammered Metal The distinctive look of handcrafted hammered metal is an age-old technique translated into aluminum nameplates. The dramatic texture is popular in furniture, home accessories and jewelry. It can be found on copper, brass, steel and aluminum.  
Simulated Antique Lacquer on Aluminum This aluminum nameplate is printed to simulate an antique lacquer finish on brass.  Artwork was custom created to duplicate the slight darkening around the edge of a lacquered nameplate.  A transparent tint of gold printed on brushed aluminum gives the ...

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