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Military & Government

For the harshest conditions and the highest performance, we are your go-to partner

When it comes to the government and military, security is of the utmost importance. Whether it’s technology containing classified information or property equipment, many government assets must be tracked and monitored at all times. And these Items can be on the battlefield, in space or scattered through a worldwide logistics supply chain—so they need to be tough enough for very harsh conditions. 

For any asset tracking, including with the Department of Defense mandated UID, there is a high need for visibility of all types of assets, where they are in the supply chain and that the tag fits the unique environment for the lifecycle of the asset.  

Metalcraft’s high-performance tags are fit to the military and government exacting requirements, where our expert engineers design whatever the needs call for, from beginning to end. As a trusted partner, military and government organizations with extremely high standards can count on us for: 

  • Automated asset tracking with real-time, 100% accurate data by location
  • Enhanced security, discouraging theft/misplacement
  • Records of maintenance
  • Supply-chain process optimization and transparency
  • A real-time account of safe handling
  • Scalable solutions worldwide

In the highly sensitive, demanding and fast-paced military and government industries, our partnerships have netted advancements that have made things easier, quicker and engineered to last, now that’s ID Made Better®. 

Teflon® Coated Nameplates are easy to clean, acid-resistant and temperature-resistant up to 500 °F. 

Metal Barcode Nameplates combine reliability with the durability you have come to expect with any Metalcraft product.

Digital printing ensures bar code readability as well as crisp, clean company logos while subsurface printing protects the logos, copy and bar code against extreme solvents, caustics, acids and moderate abrasion – ensuring the mark with last the service lifetime of the item being identified.

Tabbed Metal Barcode Nameplates have a convenient break-away tab to assist with liner removal. 

Metalcraft’s Foil 2D Dot is an ideal identification solution for small parts tracking.

Metalcraft’s Premium Polyester Barcode Labels provide both flexibility and functionality for your asset tracking needs.

Our Metalphoto® UID photosensitive anodized aluminum nameplates and labels are an ideal solution for many UID applications.

Our flexible Foil Barcode Labels conform to surfaces while withstanding chemicals, abrasion, solvents and high temperatures.

Perfect for tracking returnable containers such as pallets, crates or totes, Metalcraft’s Standard RFID Tag attaches directly to non-metal assets.

The only thing “mini” about this tag is its size! With a smaller footprint and lower profile, the Onsite Printable Universal Mini RFID Tag easily fits where other tags may be too large and obtrusive and still gives incredible read ranges compared to other tags in its class.

The Universal Micro RFID Tag measuring 1 7/8” x 5/8” is a great solution to your identification projects that require a small RFID tag with great read range. With a tiny footprint and low profile, the Universal Micro RFID Tag easily fits where other tags are too big and obtrusive.

The only thing “mini” about this tag is its size! With a smaller footprint and lower profile, the Universal Mini RFID Tag easily fits where other tags may be too large and obtrusive and still gives incredible read ranges compared to other tags in its class.

The closest thing you will find to a one-size-fits-all” RFID solution! The Universal RFID Asset Tag is a surface-independent tag that uses a patented inlay design and passive RFID technology to obtain excellent read ranges regardless of the surface – metal, plastic, even wood.

Our CRAFTMARK Polyester Barcode Labels are printed using our thickest polyester and a .0035” thick adhesive.

From The Asset Tracking Blog

Patriot Award

Jan 30, 2023

Metalcraft Employee Wins Patriot Award

Heather Kappmeyer, Customer Service Lead at Metalcraft, recently received the Patriot award from the ESGR (Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve). This award recognizes supervisors and bosses nominated by a Guardsman or Reservist employee for support provided directly to the nominator. Spouses of Service members are also eligible to nominate their supportive supervisor.

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UID Tags

May 12, 2022

UID Labels and Labeling Simplified

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.

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UID tag compliance

Nov 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.

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Military Case Studies

McNeilus Steel

Strong As Steel

McNeilus, Metalcraft team up to provide supply chain and IUID tags for customer

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