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
November 20, 2019

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.
November 20, 2019

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.
November 20, 2019

Asset Tracking & Its Impact on the Economy

Tight budget? That's the perfect time to do an internal inventory. Your company will increase efficiency, saving you thousands of dollars.
November 19, 2019

Durable Asset Tags - Metalcraft Quality Testing

We put our products through rigorous testing, looking at abrasion resistance, chemical exposure, UV exposure and RFID read distance tests.
November 19, 2019

Benchtop Fiber Laser - Creating Compliant UID Labels & Tags

On-demand benchtop laser system allows customers to create their own durable UID labels onsite.
November 19, 2019

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.
November 19, 2019

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.
November 19, 2019

QR Codes in Asset Tracking Applications

QR codes can be used to link to online manuals, videos or web sites, giving customers or employees quick access to important information.
November 19, 2019

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.
November 19, 2019

Barcode Symbologies: 1d barcode vs. 2d barcode

The world of barcode has changed significantly over the years, now offering many different symbologies to choose from for your application.
November 19, 2019

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.
November 19, 2019

Aluminum Tags

Metalcraft's Five-Point Promise shows our confidence in our Photo Anodized product line.