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
July 1, 2022

Metalcraft announces promotions in Sales, Manufacturing

Promotions allows Metalcraft to continue serving customers as the demand grows for ID Solutions.
June 22, 2022

Asset tagging 101

We answer some of the most common questions we get about asset tagging, from what is a fixed asset tag to how do you mark a fixed asset.
June 15, 2022

Celebrate National Barcode Day June 26th

National Barcode Day commemorates more than 40 years of efficiency and accuracy that began on June 26, 1974, when a clerk scanned a 10-pack of Wrigley's Juicy Fruit gum at a Marsh supermarket in Troy, OH. On that day, the barcode system began to change the world.
May 17, 2022

Ultimate Guide to Asset Tracking

From the definition of an asset tracking system to the benefits of having one at your company, our Ultimate Guide to Asset Tracking gives you all the tools needed to be successful.
May 12, 2022

UID Labels and Labeling Simplified

Unique Identification, or 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.
May 9, 2022

Your Guide To RFID Tags

Radio Frequency Identification can be used in any industry, but what are RFID tags and what specifically are they used for? We answer that and a whole lot more in the guide to RFID tags.
April 28, 2022

Custom Hang Tags Offer Flexibility and Versatility for a Variety of Applications

When you need to track an asset that doesn't have a place to adhere a tag, Metalcraft's hang tag is the ideal solution. The tag can be hung from the asset or attached with mechanical fasteners, providing a flexible and durable asset tracking solution.
April 19, 2022

Everything You Wanted To Know About RFID Badges

RFID badges are popular for allowing access to events, but they also can be a great tool for cashless payment systems.
March 30, 2022

RFID Windshield Tags: Access to New RFID Applications

Windshield tags are made to adhere to a vehicle's windshield and are commonly used to give users access to parking facilities, a car wash and gated communities.
March 28, 2022

Introduction to Barcode: 1D and 2D Barcode Symbologies

Code 39 ... Code 128 ... Data Matrix... QR Code. Barcodes come in many forms, but do you know how a barcode works? Our introduction to barcodes spells out the basics to help you make the best choice for your application.
January 13, 2022

Stickers vs. Asset Labels: What's The Difference?

Are stickers and asset labels the same thing? Not to us. While stickers and asset labels have many similarities, if you are looking for a durable option with a long life span, asset labels are the clear winner.
December 6, 2021

Celebrating RFID!

With RFID becoming such an integral part of our daily lives, we think it's time to have an official National RFID Day.