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Why We MFG Day

Friday, October 5th is Manufacturing Day®, a day used to celebrate modern manufacturing and to inspire the next generation of manufacturers. As a family-owned manufacturing company, this statement hits home with us. One of our core values is “Planning success for generations to come”, which means inspiring and educating the next generation. At National Band […]

World Rabies Day – Share the message. Save a life.

Created and coordinated annually by the Global Alliance for Rabies Control (GARC), World Rabies Day is this Friday, September 28th. This day focuses on rabies endemic countries, to increase community awareness of the disease and its prevention. The World Rabies Day 2018 theme is Rabies: Share the message. Save a life. This highlights the importance of education […]

Hasco’s Flex-Lok Plastic Tags

As of May 9, 2016, National Band & Tag has acquired the Hasco Tag Company. One of Hasco’s product lines that we have kept on is the Flex-Lok Ear Tag line for livestock animals. These ear tags are different from other plastic ear tags because all male pieces have an open brass tip and it […]

Hunt Test Bands for Hunting Retriever Clubs

A hunt test is an event where the natural ability and training of gun dogs are tested and evaluated. Hunt tests are organized by the American Kennel Club (AKC), the North American Hunting Retriever Association (NAHRA), and the Hunting Retriever Club (HRC). The AKC awards the titles of Junior, Senior, and Master Hunter for performance in hunt tests. The hunting dogs […]

Forestry Service’s Cone Orchard

Have you ever seen a tree tag and wondered what the information on it was used for? Well in this instance, our customer used our UV Stable Tree Tags to I.D. trees used to produce cone crops. Greg M. Peters’ article “How the Forest Service Grows Millions of Seedlings Each Year” in the National Forests […]

Vineyard Management Tags – I.D. Your Grapes and More

Custom etched Vineyard Tags come in a variety of styles, sizes, and shapes, but for material, we recommend using our Black UV Stable Aluminum Tags, which are guaranteed to last outdoors for 20+ years. Here are a few examples from past customers of the ways they customized their tags, and how they use them around […]

Power Pole Inspection and Treatment Tags

Companies who inspect, test, and treat power poles are going to need power pole tags! View more on the different tags we offer and their uses below. Pole Inspection Tags Field inspection services will contribute to the accuracy of identifying poles that should be restored or replaced and those that should be treated. Once a […]

1-Year vs. 3-Year Rabies Tags

Veterinarians have the option of giving pets a 1-year or 3-year rabies vaccine, but what they might not realize, is that they need the correct tag material to match! 3-year rabies tags need to last longer on a pet’s collar, so thicker or stronger material is required. 1-year rabies tags can use our standard .050 […]

169 Dog & Cat Tags

169 dog & cat tag shapes 13 materials (color) (Aluminum – 11 colors) brass, and stainless steel. 3 engraving options, (stamped, laser etched, hybrid) 21 hole and slot options 2 paint fill options (black or white) = 276,822 ways to customize your tag And that’s not even including other customization options such as: backside stamping, […]

National American Eagle Day

June 20th is National American Eagle Day! This day is used to commemorate the anniversary of the Bald Eagle being selected as our National Symbol, to celebrate its physical recovery to America’s skies, and to observe the American values, ideals, and attributes for which it stands. On June 20, 1782, the Bald Eagle was selected […]

June is National Dairy Month

Before June was National Dairy Month, it started in 1937 by grocery organizations sponsoring “National Milk Month.” By 1939, June became the official “Dairy Month” as a way to distribute more milk during the warm summer months. This month is also used to encourage families to make milk their beverage of choice, and drink more […]

The Round Tag that Meets All Your Needs

NB&T’s most popular style of tag the # 137 a 1-¼” inch round tag that can be used for multiple applications across numerous industries. Check out a few of the top applications we see for this style of tag. Crematory Tags: COMPANY TYPES: Crematoriums, Mortuaries, Funeral Homes, Pet Cremations USE: 304 Stainless Steel stamped tags […]

Treated for Emerald Ash Borer Tree Tags

The Emerald Ash Borer is an invasive species of beetle from Asia that is killing ash trees all over the United States. Cities where the emerald ash borer is present, are protecting their public ash trees while encouraging residents to treat their private ash trees. Once a tree has been treated, it is marked with […]

Boat Hull Identification Tags

A hull identification number, or HIN, is the unique serial number assigned to a boat. HIN tags are a federal requirement, and are used to identify boat manufacturers defects, recalls, and help in theft situations. Are you a boat owner in need of a new HIN (Hull Identification) Tag? As of January 1, 2017, before taking any action related to […]

Construction Safety Week

This week, May 7 – 11, 2018 is Construction Safety Week. The Mission of Construction Safety Week is to collectively raise awareness of the construction industry’s continuing commitment to eliminating worker injury, and to clearly communicate its dedication to a shared culture of care and concern and the belief that every week must be Safety […]