As a family owned and operated manufacturer in the USA, quality is very important to us. In order to ensure we are providing the very best products, we’ve decided to discontinue the 1005-1P.
Due to supply chain and labor changes, the 1005-1P is no longer a viable option and we have far superior alternatives available. Style 1005-1 Stamped tags ($) and Style 1005-1L1 Laser Etched tags ($$) are both great options, depending on your budget and needs. We would be happy to send samples of these alternate styles if you need them.
We appreciate your understanding as we strive to provide top quality solutions to our customers.
What is ArbNet?
The ArbNet Arboretum Accreditation Program is designed to recognize standards of excellence in tree-focused gardens, foster professionalism of arboreta worldwide, enable conservation collections and scientific collaborations, and advance the planting study, and conservation of trees. An ArbNet Accreditation provides multiple benefits, such as being recognized for your achievements, earn distinction in your professional and local communities, serving as a model arboretum, and having opportunities for collaboration with other arboreta.
The four levels of accreditation recognize arboreta at various degrees of development, capacity, and professionalism. Accredited arboreta are encouraged to seek and achieve higher professional standards and move up through the levels.
Do I need to label my trees?
If you are an arboretum looking to get your ArbNet accreditation, one of the credentials for applying is you must have labeled trees and woody plant taxa.
25+ labels – Level I
100+ labels – Level II
500+ labels – level III & Level IV
National Band & Tag can help both small and large arboretums with our 3″ x 5″ Arboretum Labels and 1.5″ x 4.5″ Plant Labels. These are our two most popular styles. They are made from UV Stable Black Aluminum that can last outdoors for 20+ years. NB&T tags can be customized with text, QR Codes, logos, and artwork. Other styles and materials of tree tags are available.
Thank you to our ArbNet Accredited customers who shared pictures with us!
Arboretum at Redmond Park (Bensenville, IL) – ArbNet Level II
Carl S English Jr. Botanical Garden (Seattle, WA) – ArbNet Level II
Cave Hill Heritage Foundation, Inc. (Louisville, KY) – ArbNet Level II
Century Park Arboretum – (Vernon Hills, IL) ArbNet Level II
Heritage Center Arboretum – (Cincinnati, OH) ArbNet Level I
Lewis & Clark State College Arboretum – (Lewiston, ID) ArbNet Level I
Mahr Park Arboretum – (Madisonville, KY) ArbNet Level I
Mary Price Ratrie Arboretum – (Charleston, WV) ArbNet Level II
Oak Lawn Cemetery Association – (Fairfield, CT) ArbNet Level II
Old Mountain Arboretum (Winona, MS) – ArbNet Level I
Stanley M. Rowe Arboretum – (Cincinnati, OH) ArbNet Level II
The Arboretum at Salve Regina University – (Newport, RI) Level II
Van Vorst Park – (Jersey City, New Jersey) ArbNet Level I
The Woodlawn Cemetery – (Bronx, NY) ArbNet Level II
National Band & Tag is constantly looking for new pictures of our tags in use. It’s the pictures from our customers that we use on our social media, website, catalog, and promotional items! As the manufacturer, once the bands and tags leave our factory, we don’t get to see them put on their final destination, such as an animal, piece of art, tree, or asset. We are asking all our customers for new pictures to use! By submitting your pictures here, your picture could be featured as our next #TagTuesday with a shoutout and link to your company. You can also email pictures, or any questions to [email protected].
While we are enjoying summer vacation, schools will be starting up again soon. Order your school spirit keychains now so that you can greet your students on the first day with a school keychain! Keychains are also great to keep on hand as prizes for spirit rallies, perfect attendance, fundraiser winners, and other school functions. With over 160+ tag shapes, and 11 aluminum colors, we have a lot of different options to choose from. Batch Anodizing is also available to match your school’s color exactly. Sports teams, after-school clubs, specialty programs, etc. can order more personalized tags with the student’s name on it. Ball chains and O-rings are available to complete your custom school spirit keychain!
View more examples from our customers here.
National Band & Tag manufactures asset identification tags for many purposes, but one of the more unique uses is for beehives! Our customer Robert Couchman with BEE KIND Honeybee Rescue goes in and safely removes honeybees from places they shouldn’t be in and re-locates them to his apiaries. He uses our tags on his beehives as part of his apiary management system. Numbered tags allow Robert to track which hives have been tested and treated for parasites, the queen of the hive, and many other important factors for keeping healthy honeybees.
Scout honeybees will go off in search of a new home, and sometimes the home they decide on, is not the most honeybee friendly place. You don’t want to suddenly stumble across a hive of fifteen to twenty thousand honeybees in your house, shed, roof, garage, etc. BEE KIND Honeybee Rescue in Wisconsin helps rescue and relocate honeybees as much as possible. Timing is key, with the best chance for successful relocation being in late March to early September. Early relocation allows the colony to establish a new hive, expand colony population, and store enough honey and pollen to survive a Wisconsin winter.
If you are interested in learning more about BEE KIND Honeybee Rescue and Robert’s work, check out his website: https://sewihoneybeeremoval.org/
If you are a beekeeper interested in starting your own asset tag management system, check out our large variety of customizable tags!
Tag Style 243 (1” x 2-1/8”) Plain Aluminum with numbering.
National Gardening Day – April 14th
What it is: Time to get out there and start gardening! Today is meant to be an encouragement for new gardeners to get their green thumb going and start their gardening adventure. Use this day to visit your local garden center to pick up some new plants, or to go outside and start planting.
How it relates to NB&T: We manufacture a variety of garden markers and plant labels used in both small and large gardens, garden centers, and botanical gardens.
National Get To Know Your Customers Day – April 15th
What it is: A day for businesses to get even closer with their customers!
How it relates to NB&T: Our large product line has grown due to customers bringing us new ideas and tag requests. We are always eager to know how our customers are using our tags. Customers can submit pictures of their tags in use for the chance to have their pictures featured on our social media and website.
International Bat Appreciation Day – April 17th
What it is: This day is used to help spread the word about the important role bats play in our ecosystem, and what we can do to help protect them.
How it relates to NB&T: One of the most unique bands we manufacture is the wing band for bats! Researchers use these bands to track bats and learn more about them. Bat conservation fits right in with the theme of National Bat Appreciation Day.
National Pet ID Week – April 17 – 23rd
What it is: This week gives pet owners a great opportunity to review the steps they can take to make sure their pet has the best chance of being recovered should the animal become lost.
How it relates to NB&T: Rabies Tags, License Tags, Shelter ID Tags, Microchipped Tags, Blank Tags for Personalization Kiosks, Kennel Tags, USDA/ODA Tags. We produce all kinds of tags for dogs and cats! Proper identification for your dog or cat is so important in case they get lost. We are a huge supporter of National Pet ID Week because it is a great reminder to check your pet’s tags and make sure they are all up-to-date with the correct information and year date.
National Lineman Appreciation Day – 18th
What it is: A day to honor the men and women who work hard to keep the power going and the lights on.
How it relates to NB&T: To assist in proper power pole management, which helps keeps linemen safe, we manufacture power pole tags!
Hug a Plumber Day – April 25th
What it is: A day to recognize those who come to the rescue when we have pipe, leaks, and drain issues.
How it relates to NB&T: We make plumber’s lives easier with our plumber tags! With the correct valves labeled, it makes their job easier and faster.
Arbor Day – April 30th
What it is: A day to encourage the planting of trees.
How it relates to NB&T: Arboretum Tags are one of our newest and most quickly growing product lines. We are very excited for arboretums to use our tags to help educate the public on different species of trees.
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Newport, KY 41072-0430, USA
Phone: (859) 261-2035
International Phone: +18592612035
Fax: 859-261-TAGS (8247)
E-Mail: [email protected]