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Field Engravers for Metal Nameplates

Posted by Kelly Morris on Tue, Mar 10, 2015 @ 02:48 PM

Certifications, Inspections and Field Work

Have you been looking for a new way to mark your tags in house, but concerned with how to mark tags out in the field during certifications or inspections? Holland Nameplate has partnered with GravoGraph to provide our customers the latest technology for marking your metal nameplates
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Nameplate Manufacturer, Must Ask Questions

Posted by Kelly Morris on Tue, Feb 03, 2015 @ 05:24 PM

Time to Worry.

Most people don't worry about nameplates, until they are out of nameplates. This is never a good situation, production might shut down and now a "rush" request is sent to the supplier. Hopefully you don't get into this situation, but if it happens, here's a couple questions that are must ask!
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Your Brand is Our Nameplate

Posted by Drew Meyerowich on Tue, Jan 27, 2015 @ 02:00 PM

It is the smallest of details that define quality and branding, and Holland Nameplate is proud of defining your brand. From our humble beginnings almost 100 years ago in metal engraving, Holland Nameplate continues to be a mark of excellence and distinction for our customers. Having recently joined the parent company (Holland 1916) as the Chief Operating Officer, it is perfectly logical for me to learn the culture and values of this incredible team from our flagship business segment.

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Restructuring the Role of Finance in Nameplate Manufacturing

Posted by Maggie Gengler on Tue, Jan 13, 2015 @ 02:30 PM

A Guest Blog

Holland Nameplate’s model for lean practices in the interest of continuous improvement does not stop on the production floor. In my experience, it has also been transformative in employees’ job descriptions. Namely: finance.

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5 Name Plate Cost Saving Application Changes

Posted by Kelly Morris on Tue, Jan 06, 2015 @ 01:25 PM

Cost Savings 2015!

Isn't the goal always to save money while maintaining quality and value? There are numerous ways that you can find the triangle of purchasing: Value, Quality, and Price. However, this requires a little extra work and creative thinking. It's not always just getting a lower price.

In this blog post we will discuss ways to ensure you are still getting the best price with out sacrificing quality and value.

Here are some examples of additional cost saving tips from Holland Nameplate

Reduce Metal Nameplate Costs in 3 Easy Steps

4 Posts That Will Save You Money on Nameplates!

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2014 Most Popular Nameplate Posts

Posted by Kelly Morris on Tue, Dec 23, 2014 @ 01:30 PM

Holland has posted several articles over the past years! Here's a look at the articles that are most popular!

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Current Students Are The Future Nameplate Engineers

Posted by Kelly Morris on Tue, Dec 16, 2014 @ 01:57 PM

The Future Workforce:

As we continue to manufacture metal nameplates better, the current high school and college student will come up with the next big thing. Could they automate nameplate manufacturing? Maybe! And with the projects the students are already designing, the future is now! Holland 1916 is a proud partner of Northland CAPS to engage high school students in STEM.

The following video is from TED Talks. Talk about students making an impact.

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Metal Nameplate Supply Chain Issues Resolved.

Posted by Kelly Morris on Tue, Dec 09, 2014 @ 11:12 AM

You are completely out of metal nameplates and need to ship 50 valves!

Have you ever been in this situation or a similar situation? Has it ever happened multiple times? This can cause a major headache. If you have been in this situation, don't worry you are not alone!

This is one of the number one complaints about the delivery. But typically it is not a delivery issue. More than likely, this is a supply chain issue . It can also be easily fixed. The life cycle of nameplates goes like this:


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3 Main Reasons Auto Feeder's Don't Work and How To Fix!

Posted by Kelly Morris on Tue, Dec 02, 2014 @ 03:10 PM

Auto Feeder Problems:

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Name Plates - The Last Thing You Need

Posted by Kelly Morris on Tue, Nov 18, 2014 @ 02:30 PM

Most people consider a metal name plate a shop item or commodity item. However, many companies and organizations REQUIRE a metal name plate to be put on the manufactured product. What about you? Does your product require a metal nameplate? If so, you are like many other companies, metal name plates are needed.

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