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Brushed Aluminum Brushed aluminum is a common background for nameplates and brand identification. This is a decorating process where a sheet of aluminum passes beneath a coarse brush head to create the linear finish. It can be applied selectively as well as at varying angles to create movement and ...
Metallic Inks for Nameplates and Labels Are you working on your brand identity and struggling with how to differentiate between background decoration and your graphics? You are not alone. This is a common question. A cost effective solution is to incorporate metallic inks to create contrast between ...
Durable Exterior Application A common concern when designing nameplates and labels is durability. This especially true if the product will be exposed to the elements - rain, snow, hot or cold temperatures, and sunlight. Certainly it is important to communicate these areas during discussion and ...
When you submit a purchase order for aluminum nameplates, plastic labels or decorative trim there is a timeline specified, typically with delivery or dock date noted. Two common questions asked relate to the logistics of purchase orders deals, particularly with ship date and tracking parts once ...
Piece price is a sensitive topic for any purchase order line item. If you are looking for ways to improve your nameplate and label pricing, check out these suggestions for creative ways to submit your purchase orders.  Combine Quantities Many customers have standard bracket quantity pricing ...
Submitting your purchase order for production quantity of nameplates, labels and trim means that a good faith contract has been agreed upon based on a quoted price for a specific quantity and design of your parts. The goal is to meet your delivery date with quality parts. Communication between ...
Nameplate Options When designing an aluminum or stainless steel nameplate, a polycarbonate overlay or a polyester label, the possibilities can be overwhelming and downright frustrating.  A popular resource that has been viewed and downloaded over 3,000 times is the Nameplate Options Whitepaper.   
Independence Day = Celebration of Freedom July 4th is a day of celebration of a nation's freedom in the United States of America.  In the spirit of that freedom, I thought it would be fun to show some of the promotional and patriotic labels which have been produced in our manufacturing plants.   
Do you have a smart phone or camera phone? There is now an easy way to connect potential or current customers to your website to learn more about your product: feature a QR code on your next label design. A QR (quick response) code is a collection of black modules arranged in square patterns on a ...

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