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
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Universal Mini RFID

Top Questions to Ask When Deciding to Use an Integrator for your RFID System Installation

Knowing what to ask when looking for an integrator to implement your RFID system is important to a successful install.
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.
used parts and wheels - RFID

7 Ways RFID Could Improve Work In Process For Conveyor Systems

RFID tags are a great way to create a more efficient Work In Process application and for conveyor systems, RFID tags can detect possible issues early on.
tool tracking

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.
RFID for Inventory

Take Control Of Your Inventory With RFID

RFID increases speed and efficiency when taking inventory, and provides greater visibility across the supply chain.
vehicle tracking with rfid

3 Ways To Use RFID For Vehicle Tracking

The benefits go beyond simple access control for vehicle tracking, including vehicle identification, adding additional levels of security and streamlining tollways.
6 Reasons to use RFID in Manufacturing

RFID Offers Many Advantages To Manufacturing Industry

From asset tracking to work-in-process, RFID can improve accuracy and reliability in the supply chain and improve production line efficiency.
running race

Accidental Discovery Leads to Innovative Application

While looking at an RFID inlay recommended for industrial applications, Metalcraft engineers realized that same inlay would be perfect for the racebib tag.
Tool Tracking Software for RFID Tags and Barcode

Barcode or RFID? Choose Your Best Fit

Equipment and tool tracking using mobile apps and hardware like barcode provides information wherever and whenever there’s a need.
UID tag compliance

Taking UID beyond compliance

UID is truly a key enabler of many other efforts that can yield customers a very real return on investment. It really goes beyond compliance to an integral part of military strategy.
Barcode and RFID

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

Choosing between RFID or barcode technology depends on many factors, including the surface it's being applied to, contour of the item and conditions it will be subjected to.
Permanent Paint Resist Labels

Permanent Paint Mask Barcode Labels

Different from standard labels, Metalcraft's Permanent Paint Mask Barcode Labels will hold up to multiple paint applications and can even withstand grease, graffiti and temperatures up to 250°F.