The Durable Industrial Marking Blog

Custom Metal Stamps for Knives and Other Craft Metal Items

Posted by Matt Martin

As any parent of an 18-year-old boy knows, it is hard to find the right Christmas present for them. Katie Bradds in Nashville, TN came up with a unique gift idea for her son, Jackson, and the team at Durable Technologies helped make it happen.

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Topics: Custom Steel Hand Stamps, Hand Stamps, Testimonial

Deep Steel Stamping For Tough Applications

Posted by Matt Martin

American Iron Works (AIW) located in Yukon, OK, is a leading supplier in the high-pressure hose and pipe restraint business. They design, test, and manufacture products capable of restraining hoses and pipes from 100 PSI to 50,000 PSI.

This means heavy-duty steel brackets and other rugged materials. It also means part branding and identification that requires a tough, rugged, and repeatable marking solution.

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Topics: Steel Stamps and Dies, Steel, Testimonial

Personalizing Leather Goods with Brass Printers' Type

Posted by Matt Martin

Softline Brand Partners, located in Minneapolis, MN, is a leather goods manufacturer dedicated to creating premium products like wallets, Dopp kits, keychains, luggage tags, valet trays, cup warmers, and placemats in a variety of materials.

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Topics: Craftsman and Artisan, Brass and Steel Type and Dies, Brass, Leather, Testimonial

Brass Printers' Type for Custom Applications

Posted by Matt Martin

People that are music fans know and love classic artists like Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and Tom Petty. If you are a guitar player and you want to play classic songs using vintage instruments, you care about the quality of your guitar pick. You want to use what looks and feels like what the classic giants used.

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Topics: Craftsman and Artisan, Brass and Steel Type and Dies, Brass, Testimonial

Impact Press Permanently Marks Heat Lot Numbers

Posted by Matt Martin

Girard Equipment Inc., located in Vero Beach, FL, manufactures pressure relief vents, valves for tanker trucks, and a wide variety of other cast and assembled parts for heavy industry. Most of these components require significant processing after casting to reach their finished state.

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Topics: Impact Presses, Testimonial

Custom Steel Hand Stamps For Woodworking Tools

Posted by Matt Martin

Durable Technologies' two divisions have been in business for over 100 years combined but Union Manufacturing Company can top that. Originally founded in 1866, Union Manufacturing Company made its name as a Top-Tier foundry and machine shop for the New Britain Manufacturing Industry. Starting in 1899, Union added fine woodworking tools to its vast line of high-quality products through the acquisition of Derby Plane Company. These fine woodworking tools are their complete focus to this day.

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Topics: Hand Stamps, Testimonial

Steel Type Makes a Critical Mark at Pacific World Cosmetics

Posted by Matt Martin

Sometimes your customer puts you in a bind, delaying a project and then when approved, expects you to make up for all of the lost time spent awaiting their decision. Pacific World faced just this situation when required to add lot traceability to its products.

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Topics: Package Date Coding, Steel Type, Testimonial

Custom Steel Hand Stamps for High-End Furniture

Posted by Matt Martin

Brandt Hewitt, founder and CEO of Hume, a San Francisco based furniture design and architectural fabrication studio, needed a custom metal stamp worthy of their high quality products. So he went to the one guy he could trust that would know where to find the best direct part marking manufacturer - his father Steve Hewitt, the director of the IMIA (International Marking and Identification Association). His father's recommendation? Durable Technologies.

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Topics: Custom Steel Hand Stamps, Hand Stamps, Testimonial

When You Need the Best Branding, VisiMark's Hot Stamping Printers Type Delivers

Posted by Matt Martin

Royce Leather Gifts, located in Secaucus, NJ, has been creating memorable custom leather goods since 1974. This family-owned business specializes in high-end, high quality leather goods. One of their popular tags lines is "Branding Your Business, Literally". Branding in both the marketing as well as the permanent impression sense of the word. If companies are going to design and create luxury goods, then the brand imprinted on that product must be of the highest quality.

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Topics: Hot Stamping, Brass and Steel Type and Dies, Leather, Testimonial

Direct Part Marking Custom Ship Drive Shafts with C&C Metals

Posted by Matt Martin

C&C Metals, located in West Boylston, MA, had a problem. How would they direct part mark the end of a very expensive custom ship drive shaft and get it just right every time? The first thing they did was call the team at Durable Technologies.

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Topics: Custom Steel Hand Stamps, Hand Stamps, Testimonial

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