All About Brass Nameplates

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Brass Nameplate Material Nameplates serve multiple industries for many reasons. If you’re looking for custom nameplates, the first feature you need to identify is the type of metal you’d like to use. Brass has a variety of attractive features that could make it a great choice for your nameplate order. Benefits of Brass Nameplate When […]

All About Stainless Steel Nameplates

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Stainless Steel Nameplate Material When you work in industries like manufacturing, food service, or transportation, you have to meet safety regulations and provide information panels for machinery. Nameplates fulfill this purpose, but it’s important to choose a material that works best for the environment it has to exist within. Stainless steel is an incredibly strong […]

All About Aluminum Nameplates

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Aluminum Nameplate Material If you’re in an industry like manufacturing or energy, you may find yourself looking for metal nameplates to label equipment or other materials. Finding the right metal is just as important as the printed message. Aluminum nameplates are versatile and may be the right fit for your industry and plate application. Benefits […]

American Nameplate Co. COVID-19 Memo.

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Dear American Nameplate Co. Customers, The governor of Illinois has declared a “shelter-in-place” for businesses in the State of Illinois. This action will not affect our normal operations as we supply many product manufacturers that are considered “Essential Business” and require our products to continue operating. We will continue to work hard to ensure that […]

Concerns surrounding COVID-19

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In light of the recent concerns surrounding COVID-19, American Nameplate has been working hard with various companies to to keep up with the supply and demand of many products including: health and safety products. Many Chinese factories have temporarily closed, essentially cutting off that supply chain from the world. According to BBC News, “Chinese manufacturing […]

All About Engraved Nameplates

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Engraved Nameplates If you are looking for nameplates for your products that will fit your industry’s standards, you have probably stumbled upon engraving. You may be wondering if engraved nameplates are the right option for your business’s needs and how the process works. Etched, engraved, screen-printed and embossed nameplates all have their benefits. But an […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Nameplate Metals

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When you design a nameplate, you may not realize how essential it is to consider the material. You have different options for nameplate metals that provide varying appearances and practical benefits. The choice may seem overwhelming at first, but with some knowledge about nameplate metals, their benefits, and common applications, you’ll have a better idea […]

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Aluminum vs. Stainless Steel Nameplate

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Nameplates are a necessary component for a wide variety of industries. They might be needed for machine identification, brand promotion, warnings, and much more. These nameplates could be exposed to harsh environments with physical risks like scratching, denting or covering up the plate with dirt or paint. Abrasive chemicals and moisture can also pose risks […]

Common Shapes for Nameplates

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Popular Shapes for Nameplates A nameplate’s shape is an essential consideration in the design process. A specific shape can help with brand identification or communicate a warning or other message. Instead of getting stuck in your branding efforts, looking at popular nameplate shapes and considering which work best with your specific nameplates can help you […]

How Nameplates Promote Your Brand

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Using Nameplates to Promote Your Brand When you think of your brand, you may think of all the products you have created to promote it. Maybe you’ve placed your logo on a t-shirt or mugs, or it’s reflected on the signage around your building. Why shouldn’t your nameplate promote the same brand? You should include […]