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Many Shapes of Aluminum Nameplates and Plastic Labels Shape is a big deal if you are working on the design for new brand identification. It is the topic of one of the most common questions that come up in the design process. How do you choose which shape to use for your nameplate? Don't let this ...
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 ...
There has been a strong trend in adding depth to product branding with a formed edge or skirt. Nameplates are often designed with a skirt to add to the visual weight of the product branding. In some cases this is used as an alternative to a heavy cast badge. In others it is used to offer a finished ...
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 ...
Coordinating color between packaging and labeling elements of product design can be a challenge due to potential difference in substrate materials. Color can vary depending on the substrate that it is printed on. Aluminum nameplates can be made to coordinate with your specific color specifications.
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.
A common question when designing aluminum nameplates and badges involves how to ensure proper alignment to the end product. This can be a concern with any shape of a nameplate. The alignment is important because your product identification should showcase your brand on the product consistently as ...
This post originally appeared on Northern Engraving's Identity Solutions Blog. For more content like this, subscribe to Identity Solutions. Bonding Challenge with Teak Wood Solved with Foam Adhesive on Aluminum Nameplate This customer makes high end outdoor furniture made from teak. Their desire ...
Round emblems can be found on a variety of products from cosmetic cases to electronics and medical devices. Many times we are asked for assistance on locating features when designing round nameplates.  Aluminum nameplates and badges can incorporate a tab or a notch which will help with quick ...

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