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
  • April 8, 2021

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

    RFID tags or barcode labels? It's the age old question and depending on who you ask and what their relationship is to that particular tracking…
  • April 8, 2021

    Asset Tag Application Instruction Video

    There is always a right way and a wrong way to do things and that includes applying asset tags and labels.  Watch our demonstration video to make…
  • April 8, 2021

    Even Ben Franklin Knew the Importance of Tool Tracking

    “Lost time is never found again.”  ― Benjamin Franklin This quote attributed to Ben Franklin, who, along with  many impressive accomplishments,…
  • December 8, 2020

    Beyond the Barcode: Selecting a Symbology for a Linear Barcode

    A barcode may look like just a funny pattern of lines and spaces, but it’s in how those lines and spaces are arranged and then subsequently decoded…
  • June 30, 2020

    From Foil To Embossed - 10 Custom Metal Tags For Different ID Applications

      It’s no longer a secret that every business needs to keep track of its assets to improve productivity. Asset tracking plays a central role in…
  • December 30, 2019

    Barcode or RFID? Choose Your Best Fit

    Each season of the year seems to have its particular impact on the human psyche. In spring, we seem to take account of what we have and rid ourselves…
  • November 19, 2019

    Keg Tracking: You’ve Got to Track ‘Em Before You Tap ‘Em

    With all the beer commercials that regularly glut your television or computer screen, you might suspect that as the beer-keg rolls, so turns the…
  • November 19, 2019

    Metalcraft Helps Business Keep Track of Their Mobile Assets

    Little did Tyler Beckman realize that when he founded LensRentals.com, his own camera rental website, that within six years his family-run business…
  • November 19, 2019

    Bar code Symbologies: 1d barcode vs. 2d barcode

    Bar code certainly simplified identifying, tracking, and controlling of assets, equipment and processes beginning in the early 80’s. In short, bar…
  • November 19, 2019

    Tabbed Nameplate - The Asset Tag that Saves Time & Money

    Sometimes it's the little things that make a big difference. We developed the tabbed nameplates for our Metal Barcode Nameplates and have since added…
  • November 19, 2019

    Customer Feedback Provides ID Solution Inspiration

    At Metalcraft, our best new product ideas often come from our customers. That feedback can be provided to us in a number of different ways. It can be…
  • November 19, 2019

    Custom Barcode Labels - QR and DataMatrix

    While there is a lot of hype (deservedly so) out in the marketplace right now surrounding QR code it is not the only 2D bar code symbology available…