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Data Management

For more than 70 years Metalcraft has got your number.

At our core Metalcraft is now and will always be a number-centric company. That's because we understand it's not just about the number, but rather what the number

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represents in terms of information about the object on which it is placed. That number can literally be the missing link to a very expensive tracking system, or it could even be the reason a production line comes to a screeching halt. Entire shipments could be held up because of that missing number.

That is why we pride ourselves on our data management capabilities. Whether it's human readable serial numbers, barcode or radio frequency identification (RFID), you can "count" on us. Data Management - just another way Metalcraft is ID Made Better®. 

  • Serialization Engine - our latest powerful tool that not only tracks customers' serial number history, but ensures no duplicates. Customers never have to worry about where they left off and where their next order begins
  • RFID Association Lists - we provide customers with a file for every RFID order containing each tag's unique tag identification number (TID), EPC number and whatever programming the customer requested for the individual tags, thereby ensuring accuracy and efficiency.
  • UID Validation Reports - we provide a file to customers showing proper UID concatenation that they can then upload into their own software.
  • Barcode Verification Reports - what good is a barcode if it doesn't scan? That's why we verify our barcodes according to ANSI standards and send the report to customers with their order for the additional peace of mind

Want more? More performance, more savings, and more sustainability? Then you want Metalcraft’s new Universal Eco-Mini RFID Tag!

Want more? More performance, more savings, and more sustainability? Then you want Metalcraft’s new  Universal Eco-Mini Plus RFID Tag!

From The Asset Tracking Blog

Data Management with serialization engine

Serialization Engine - Data Management by the Numbers

Numbers are a big deal to our customers so they are a big deal to us. Our serialization Engine is a powerful tool that allows us to track serial number history and prevent duplicates.

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barcode vs rfid handbook

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 and more.

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Barcode Vs. RFID

Barcode vs. RFID: What To Consider Before You Choose

Enterprisers choosing between barcode labels and RFID tags should consider certain factors to make sure the technology is right for their application.

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Data Management Case Studies

Spray Equipment

No Pressure For These Tags

A US supplier of spray equipment needed tags that needed to withstand the weather and Metalcraft's Intensified Metal Barcode Nameplates were up to the challenge.

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