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
June 8, 2020

Decide if You Need Custom Asset Tags by Answering These 5 Questions

Knowing the details of your application will help you determine the best route for your asset tag selection.
March 26, 2020

Accurate Fixed Asset Management Systems Are Vital

Failure to have an accurate asset management system results in companies insuring assets they no longer own, which can affect their company value
March 9, 2020

RFID VS Barcode? That is the Question

When deciding between barcode and RFID, there are multiple considerations, including your objective, the surface the tags will be applied to, the environment the tags will be subjected to and the benefits of both technologies.
February 17, 2020

Metalcraft Earns High Customer Satisfaction Score

Customers Satisfaction Is Our Priority

At Metalcraft, we have great customers and we work hard every day to keep them satisfied. We regularly survey our customers to track their overall satisfaction and look for areas in which we can improve. Most recently, we decided to take things a step further using a metric called Net Promoter Score (NPS).

February 7, 2020

What RFID Tag Should I Use For My Application?

RFID tags come in all shapes and sizes and the choices available can seem a bit overwhelming at times. Follow our simple four-step step process to find select the right RFID tag for your project.
January 15, 2020

5 Benefits of Asset Tracking For Businesses

Asset tracking is a great organizational method that will help control your company’s operations more efficiently.
December 30, 2019

Barcode or RFID? Choose Your Best Fit

Through a network of protocols called electronic tracking, equipment and tool tracking using mobile apps and hardware provides information wherever and whenever there’s a need to know.
December 15, 2019

Returnable Asset Tracking - Containers, Pallets & Totes

Returnable containers, pallets, and other mobile assets are vital to a company's inventory management and delivery fulfillment processes. Whether its plastic, metal or RFID watch the video to see the Metalcraft asset tagging products that help ensure accurate tracking and return of these items.
November 21, 2019

Integration Software That Is A Good Fit For Specific Enterprises

In Part 3 of our multi-part series, we take a look at three companies that are experts in their field when large or specific enterprises need to either revamp their computer infrastructure or perform a total makeover.
November 20, 2019

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

RFID tags or bar code labels? It's the age old question and depending on who you ask and what their relationship is to that particular tracking technology you will probably get a different answer. My answer - it depends. There truly are many different factors which need to be considered when selecting a tracking technology.

November 20, 2019

Taking UID beyond compliance

Many people familiar with the UID mandate from the Department of Defense understand compliance with this mandate is very important. However, what people may not realize is that so much more can be accomplished with this information other than just becoming UID compliant. Unique Item Identification is the foundation for larger policy goals aimed at improving logistical readiness across DoD such as Serialized Item Management (SIM) and Joint Total Asset Visibility (JTAV).

November 20, 2019

Asset Tracking & Its Impact on the Economy

You can’t turn on the news these days without hearing about how the economy is affecting one thing or another.

I would like to take a radical glass is half full approach and look at how today’s economy could potentially have a positive impact on something – asset tracking. We all know budgets are tight and a lot of new equipment purchases are being delayed. Isn’t that the perfect time to do an internal inventory of the equipment you already have?