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Detroit Name Plate Etching Blog

Top Four Reasons to Choose Die Cutting

At Detroit Name Plate Etching we use a variety of methods to produce name plates.  One of those processes is die cutting.  This involves the use of a die which is pressed into a material, such as metal, to produce a shape.  Although die cutting may not be seen as...

Why Is Screen Printing So Popular?

Perhaps we can all thank pop artists of the 1960s for the widespread popularity of screen printing today. Although one of the most common methods to mass produce branded materials economically, screen printing is so much more than a means to create colorful signage or...

3 Tips For Selecting A Metal Forming Company

A signage project that requires the technique of metal forming means taking great care in selecting the right team of craftsman. Metal forming is not your average metal fabrication process. Partner with the wrong company and you may end up with signage that...

Laser Engraving – What’s In A Name?

Processes like laser etching or laser marking may sound synonymous with laser engraving. However, they are actually distinctly different methods. And there are reasons to opt for one over the other. Laser Marking: This method uses a slow moving beam to discolor metal...

Brand Recognition: Logo Plates

Logo Plates provide a wonderfully simple and elegant way to increase your company's brand name and logo design recognition. Enhance your products with a customer designed logo plate. At Detroit Name Plate Etching, we fill orders for many corporations and larger...

The Art of The Diamond Cut Etching Process

When people think of a name plate, they probably think of a team logo, or the number tags on auditorium seats and lockers. The fact is, that is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to engraved name plates. Nameplate etching can serve a variety of functions with...

Why Choose Chemical Etching?

Chemical Etching is the process of corroding metal in a highly controlled manner in order to achieve a visible design, numbers, or words. Almost all metals can be etched and it is often a cost-effective alternative to other traditional machining processes. History...

3 Things You Need to Build Your Personal Brand

A shrewd entrepreneur or anyone else who works in the world of business knows that branding goes beyond simply marketing the business entity itself. The best entrepreneurs understand that they must market themselves. And to do that, you need to be equipped with the...

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