access control

When security and monitoring access are paramount, Metalcraft has the right solution for your access control needs. Depending on your application, we have a wide range of RFID and non-RFID solutions—from windshield tags, key fobs and wristbands to tamper evident labels, parking hang tags and DuraDestruct RFID tags, our durable materials and design allow for more security, and can even collect payment. Controlling vehicle access, one of our most used access control applications, can be a challenge. Eliminate the need for staff to stop for a card reader with our windshield tags, for example. Our easy-to-use, versatile access control products impact your positive ROI. Now, that’s ID Made Better®.  

RFID Badges

Our Name Badge/Credential Tags are produced with a digital printing process that provides photographic-like quality.

Key Fobs

Metalcraft's Key Fobs emerge as the optimal choice for addressing the demands of personnel-centric applications, specifically those requiring secure attachment to a key chain.

Windshield Tags

Metalcraft's Windshield Tags offer a more accurate and secure way to allow access into various locations.

Parking permit hang tag

The Rearview Mirror Tag is a stellar choice for access control in parking lots, gated communities and anywhere vehicles go.


More effective than traditional ticket systems, each wristband features a durable adhesive-closure.

Destructible windshield

Metalcraft's Destructible Windshield Tags destruct upon removal from a windshield.

What does access control mean?

Access control refers to the process of managing and restricting access to a system, network, or physical environment. It is a security measure that ensures that only authorized individuals or systems are granted access to specific resources or information, while unauthorized entities are prevented from accessing them. Access control is a fundamental aspect of information security and is implemented to protect sensitive data, maintain privacy, and prevent unauthorized use or harm.


What types of companies should have access control?

Access control is a critical security measure that can benefit a wide range of companies across various industries. Here are some types of companies and organizations that can benefit from implementing access control systems.

  1. Corporate Offices – access control can help secure entry points to office buildings, ensuring only authorized employees and visitors can enter
  2. Data Centers – data centers house sensitive and critical information. Access control ensures that only authorized personnel can access these facilities.
  3. Healthcare Facilities – hospitals, clinics and other healthcare organizations deal with sensitive patient information. Access control helps protect patient records, medical equipment and restricted areas.
  4. Government Agencies – government offices, military facilities and other public institutions often have strict security requirements. Access control helps manage access to sensitive areas and information.
  5. Educational Institutions – schools, colleges, and universities can use access control to secure campuses, laboratories, and administrative areas
  6. Manufacturing Facilities – manufacturing companies may have restricted areas where only authorized personnel should have access to protect intellectual property, equipment and production processes
  7. Hotels and Hospitality – access control is used to secure guest rooms, back of house areas, and other sensitive locations within hotels and hospitality establishments
  8. Critical Infrastructure – utilities, energy plants and other critical infrastructure facilities use access control to protect against unauthorized access that could compromise public safety and services
  9. Residential Buildings – high security residential complexes or gated communities may implement access control to regulate entry and enhance security

Implementing access control is not limited to specific industries; rather, it depends on the specific needs, risks, and security requirements of each organization. Any company or entity that values the security and protection of its assets, information and personnel can benefit from implementing an access control system.

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