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.

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In Metalcraft Asset Tracking Blogs, you will find:
  • Helpful tips on different project Implementations
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  • Insight into different tracking technologies i.e, barcode and RFID
  • Detailed product comparisons and guidance on when to use which prouct
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  • 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…
  • 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…
  • December 15, 2019

    Returnable Asset Tracking - Containers, Pallets & Totes

    Returnable asset tracking including containers, pallets, totes and other mobile assets are vital to a company's supply chain and delivery fulfillment…
  • 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

    Hospital Asset Management

    Often times, when we hear from our healthcare customers, they are having issues keeping track of equipment and supplies that are necessary for them…
  • November 19, 2019

    Choosing the Right Asset Tag

    If you’ve never purchased an asset tag before, you might be wondering what kind of tag is right for you. There are many factors that play a role in…
  • 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…
  • November 19, 2019

    QR Codes in Asset Tracking Applications

    A confused crossword puzzle. A psychedelic postage stamp. A barcode on drugs. These images are used to describe QR (quick response) codes in a recent…
  • November 15, 2019

    Asset Tagging: Is It Right for My Organization?

    What is asset tagging? Asset tagging, also called asset tracking, “refers to tracking the method of physical assets, either by scanning barcode…