Looking for the latest information on Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)? Or maybe you have questions on a specific application. Either way, the Metalcraft Asset Tracking Blog has got you covered. This valuable resource contains helpful articles and answers to questions posed by customers just like you trying to solve their toughest identifying and tracking problems.

With over 70 years of experience, we’ve accumulated massive amounts of education information to help customers better understand the importance of implementing an asset tracking system that works specifically for their application. Sharing knowledge to help advance the industry – that’s ID Made Better®.

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In Metalcraft Asset Tracking Blogs, you will find:
  • Helpful tips on different project Implementations
  • Information of new Metalcraft products
  • Insight into different tracking technologies i.e, barcode and RFID
  • Detailed product comparisons and guidance on when to use which prouct
  • Educational Industry Information
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In High Demand: The Growing Popularity of Photo Anodized Metal Tags in Asset Management

Learn why Metalcraft's Photo Anodized metal asset tags and foil products are in such high demand and find out more about our PHA 5 Point Promise.
foil barcode tag

How Custom Metal Tags Can Improve Equipment Management

Custom metal tags can improve equipment management by providing a reliable and customizable way to identify, track and maintain equipment.
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Unlock the Power of Metal QR Code Tags for Your Asset Tracking Needs

Looking for a durable, versatile product that can be read using a smart phone? Metal QR code tags fit the bill perfectly!
The Benefits of Using Metalcraft Metal Inventory Tags for Asset Tracking

The Benefits of Using Metalcraft Metal Inventory Tags for Asset Tracking

Metalcraft's Metal Barcode Nameplates are our best-selling tags that are durable, versatile and reliable for tracking your inventory.
old hickory nameplate

Metalcraft announces Signature™ Printed Nameplates

Metalcraft retires screen-printed “AUTOGRAPHS” product line in favor of a digitally printed product, Signature™ Printed Nameplates.
Signature Metal Nameplate

Metalcraft Implements Digital Printing Technology

Metalcraft introduces their new Signature™ Printed Nameplate or metal nameplate product line using inkjet technology.
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Barcode Labels Fit the Bill

Barcodes are not going away anytime soon. Even with the newer, flashier technologies available there is still a huge need for all things barcode.
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What is UID?

UID is a required asset identification program set up by the US Defense Department (DoD). Metalcraft has helped customers with their UID compliance for nearly two decades by providing compliant IUID labels.
Custom Hang Tags

What is an Asset Tag and What Does Asset Tagging Really Mean?

What is an asset tag and why is it important? We break it down and explain and help you choose the right solution for your application.
RFID Tags or Barcode Labels - Choices and Possibilities

RFID Tags or Barcode Labels - Which is the Better Asset Tag Solution?

The technology you choose (RFID tags or barcode) depends on a variety of factors, including the material the tag will be attached to and if you need line-of-sight to read the tag.
Asset Tagging Application Instructions for Asset Tag

Asset Tag Application Instruction Video

We demonstrate how to apply an asset tag to ensure the tag will adhere and stay in place for a long time.
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Even Ben Franklin Knew the Importance of Tool Tracking

RFID can not only help you manage your inventory of tools, but also help you track the tool condition and warranties.