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One of the elements of designing your nameplate or label is to consider how it will attach to your product. A common solution is to use a pressue sensitive adhesive on the back of the emblem.  Choosing the appropriate adhesive for your nameplate, label or badge should include careful consideration ...
The MST Process Our signature aluminum finishes are now on polycarbonate. These mechanical finishes add movement, create dimension and now can be mixed with clear windows, deadfront and backlit graphics.
Typically dimension in metal nameplates is called out with embossed graphics or logos. This type of enhancement requires additional tooling operations which then impacts the cost of the part. This post takes a look at how some brands have steered clear of the added expense and instead made the most ...
A typical question from clients often centers on how do they choose from the many decoration options to find one that is perfect for their nameplate? One of the most common ways is to review existing nameplate samples and pick out the decoration elements that are of most interest. 
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 ...
A common request with aluminum nameplates to make the logo come to life and draw attention to the brand. One way to do this is with decorating processes to create a three-dimensional look. Layers of brushed aluminum can be combined with printed colors and halftones to achieve visual dimension.
Aluminum In-mold Process for Nameplates and Badges The process of bonding plastic resin with a metal substrate is referred to as aluminum in-mold decorating. It is a premium option used to ensure dent resistance and durability. There is significant investment required for tooling operations ...
You've designed a great product and now have the challenge in front of you to release it to the public. What makes your brand stand out from the next one on the shelf? This is a common concern voiced by brand owners in every industry and on just about every consumer product out there. Visually ...
Nameplate and Label Manufacturing Process It's a common question - How do you make a nameplate? It is important to understand that not all nameplate and label manufacturers use the same decorating and production processes. This can be cause for differences in price and lead times. For this reason I ...

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