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 7, 2021

Avoid these 6 common pitfalls and gotchas of RFID implementation

Before jumping straight into RFID it’s important to think through the application and come up with a detailed objective and implementation plan.
April 7, 2021

3 Ways To Use RFID For Vehicle Tracking

The benefits go beyond simple access control, including vehicle identification, adding additional levels of security and streamlining tollways.
April 7, 2021

How Are RFID Tags Made?

RFID tags consist of a chip (where the data is stored), tag antenna (recieves signals from the interrogator) and substrate (material used to hold everything together).
March 9, 2021

It's time to review your asset tracking program

One of the keys to running a successful business is keeping track of your assets. Metalcraft can get you on the right track for fulfilling your asset management needs.
February 9, 2021

Discover the three key pieces of RFID tag development: the antenna, chip and environment

There are three key pieces of developing an RFID tag, and they all must work seamlessly together to achieve the desired performance your application—the antenna, chip and environment.
February 9, 2021

The Universal RFID Asset Tag product line and key differentiation points

Metalcraft's Universal RFID tag was developed out of necessity, and continual improvements to the tag as well as Metalcraft's technical experts make Metalcraft and the Universal RFID tags stand out.
February 9, 2021

Custom RFID Inlay Development for Proof-of-Concept (POC)

Learn how having an RFID partner skilled in custom RFID inlay design, development and manufacturing can make the process smooth for all parties involved.  
February 9, 2021

We Answer Customers' Top 15 RFID Questions

What is the difference between an RFID tag and an RFID inlay? What are the benefits of using RFID versus barcode? We answer these common customer questions and more!
February 9, 2021

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.
February 9, 2021

RFID and the Importance of a Solid Converting Partner

Now with the ability to design, develop and manufacture custom inlays, Metalcraft truly is the one-stop-shop for high quality, durable, customizable RFID tags and labels. 
January 12, 2021

Free Educational Guide to RFID from Metalcraft

Learn how RFID can help eliminate unnecessary costs, prevent product loss, ensure timely deliveries, improve supply chain efficiency, and a whole lot more!
December 8, 2020

Beyond the Barcode: Selecting a Symbology for a Linear Barcode

Linear barcodes are probably the most basic type of barcode used and with better barcode integrity and the availability of more characters to use, Code 128 reigns supreme.