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 […]

Summer Vacation 2019

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We’re currently on vacation from Friday, June 28th and returning Monday, July 15th. Our manufacturing facilities are closed, but the office is still fully staffed to handle your inquiries. Call us today to discuss delivery options once production resumes. 800-878-6186 or email us at: sales@american-nameplate.com  

Guide to Designing Industrial Safety Labels

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How to Design Industrial Safety Labels Designing industrial safety labels is not a task to take lightly. The right labels can simplify actions, make people conditions safer and give workers a better idea of what to do with or around a particular object. Like common traffic symbols, specific colors, shapes and written content can make […]

Signs You Need to Update Your Nameplate

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How to Know When to Update Your Nameplate Your brand should be evident in your products and in all that you do, including your nameplates. If it’s been a while since you last looked at your nameplates or your company has recently undergone significant changes, these could be signs you need an upgrade. Stay ahead […]

Difference Between Etched & Engraved Nameplates

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When you decide on a nameplate, you need to consider lots of factors, from size to shape to even how it’s marked. While there are multiple options to choose from, etching and engraved nameplates are two of the most popular. There are similarities between the two, but the processes are different, so it’s important to […]

Throwback Thursday – American Dial

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Throwback Thursday to when American Nameplate was associated with “American Dial”. Designing beautiful metal work has always been our art and trade. Take a look at this article from ‘Watch & Clock Review’ (March 1991, Vol 58, No.1)