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
What is RFID (radio frequency identification) and how can it help my school’s asset tracking program?

What is RFID (radio frequency identification) and how can it help my school’s asset tracking program?

Our RFID tags can provide a variety of benefits to your school, including enhanced operational efficiency and theft prevention.
RFID tollway - vehicle tracking

RFID Vehicle Tracking Applications

Car washes, gated communities and tolls are just a few ways RFID tags can be used for vehicle tracking.
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.
Metalcraft Quality Testing, Ensuring Durable Asset Tags

Durable Asset Tags - Metalcraft Quality Testing

We put our asset tags through rigorous testing, looking at abrasion resistance, chemical exposure, UV exposure and RFID read distance tests.
Mobile Asset Totes and Containers - Asset Tracking

The True Meaning of Asset Tracking

The phrase "asset" tracking means different things to different people. At Metalcraft, we think of asset tracking as locating physical assets in any industry.
Asset tag

Choosing the Right Asset Tag

From determining your objective to considering the environment your tags will be in, we take the confusion out of choosing the right asset tag with our step-by-step guide to the process.
Tracking Beer Kegs With Asset Tags - Barcode Nameplates

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

Metalcraft's barcode nameplates are the perfect solution to ensure craft brewers know who has their kegs in their distribution network.
Tabbed Metal Barcode Nameplate (Tabbed Nameplate)

Tabbed Nameplate - The Asset Tag that Saves Time & Money

A simple tab added to our metal barcode nameplate (tabbed nameplate) can save you a lot of time when applying your tags.
Tamper evident labels

Tamper Evident Labels - One Product, Two Applications

Metalcraft's Tamper Evident labels and Security Barcode labels allow you to not only track your assets but also deter theft or prevent unauthorized asset transfer.
Metalcraft Building

Prototypes, Pilots and Production Runs ... Metalcraft Does It All

Metalcraft offers durable nameplates and labels that meet the needs of the ever-evolving industry of tracking and controlling.
Ghost Assets

Ghost Assets Affect Your Bottom Line

Hidden assets - the ones you can't find or the ones you can find but aren't accounted for - cost businesses money every year. Solid asset management with either barcode or RFID tags can ease the financial burden of those ghost assets, increasing your bottom line.
Inventory Labels

Inventory Labels Crucial in Asset Management

Inventory labels play a large role in helping a business keep track of its assets.