Finding the Perfect Name Plate

Whether you want a logo or text only, we have the perfect name plate for you!

from contemporary to desk wedges how to find the perfect name plate for your needsFrom Classic Name Plates to Executive Desk Wedges, sometimes it’s hard to come up with the perfect solutions for your identification needs. So, here is a brief product guide to help you make your decision on which name plate is best for you.

Each of these choices will look splendid wherever you need them. Use them for names, titles and even directions in your office or retail establishment. These are also perfect for use in restaurants, hotels or other hospitality industries.

Classic & Logo Name Plate Varieties

add a logo or just text to your next name plateChoose from plastic and metal with these name plates. Then choose your color and font. Lastly, decide if you need a logo or not. No matter where you are putting them, use a classic-looking name plate anywhere you want. From a director’s office door to a concierge desk, and whether it’s plastic or metal, these name plates will be a perfect addition to your office.

Logos for each plastic name plate are either engraved, UV color printed or hot-stamped. A metal name plate will have an engraved logo. Both materials come in a variety of colors that will match perfectly with your office or store decor. There are also several wall mounts and desk holders available to match each name plate and its use.

Reusable Name Plate System

This name plate system is similar in style to classic metal name plates. They come with printable inserts and the option of a UV color printed logo.

reusable name plate kits are perfect for high turnaround positionsReusable name plates are a cost-effective solution for high turnover and seasonal industries. Do-it-yourself office name plates make it easy to change the information on your office signs. Simply print inserts as they are needed. Then, slide the insert into the existing holder behind the clear lens and you are done. Each name plate consists of four parts: a wall mount or desk holder, a metal backplate, the insert and a clear Lexan lens that protects the insert and holds everything in place. An optional UV color logo may be printed directly onto the metal backplate to help unify and brand all of the name plates in an office.

Contemporary Name Plates

use a Contemporary Name Plate for directions in your office or retail storeNeed a classier version than a reusable name plate? Try out this system instead. Made with durable plastic, and still available with printable inserts, these name plates come in three different sizes. Interchangeable attachments allow these plates to be used on desks, walls and cubicle partitions.

Easily create custom paper inserts with any image, font or graphic. These durable name plates can last for years with proper care, gentle dusting and occasional spot cleaning.

Acrylic Desk Blocks

available in either black or clear, Acrylic Desk Blocks are perfect for your next name plateQuality Acrylic Desk Blocks make beautiful name plates, decorations and promotional tools. Add one or two lines of text for names, titles or even a quote. And, add a logo or a simple graphic to turn these blocks into corporate gifts for colleagues, clients and customers.

These name plates don’t need a desk holder as they stand on their own. And, they come in two different colors, black and clear. Engraving comes on either the front or back with a choice to fill with either a silver or gold coloring to enhance the text and images. These name plates look great on a desk, bookshelf or anywhere else you would like to display them.

Executive Desk Wedges

add text and a logo to the name plate on your Executive Desk WedgeAvailable in four styles, these desk wedges make the perfect gift. Add a personal touch to any workspace by displaying a name and a title. Or at home, use a desk wedge to decorate with loving expressions or quotes. Each name or message is laser engraved into a metal name plate and then attached to the surface of your chosen desk wedge.

These make excellent corporate gifts. And this is one of the best ways to grow and maintain your business. Most companies agree that the fundamental reason for corporate gifting is to acknowledge relationships and improve personal connections.

But, no matter where you put them, make sure you choose what best suits your needs!

Name Plate Functionality In The Workplace

While a name plate is a common thing to see in a workplace, they are often needed for various reasons.

design a name plate for your workplace with names, titles and moreFrom employee identification to the labeling of doors and stairways, name plates serve multiple functions in different places. Often when found in an office building, a name plate typically displays someone’s name and title. And these plates either sit on a desk or hang on a wall just outside of an office.

But, many times these functional personal identification tools play different roles.

a contemporary name plate is useful for office signs and instructionsBanks, Libraries and Schools

Banks often use a name plate with a message such as Next Teller Please, Lane Closed and other instructions. Libraries can use name plates for labeling shelves and book carts so readers can easily find what they are looking for. And schools often use name plates for room numbers or door signs.

Teachers may find it necessary to labels specific tasks or sections of a bulletin board. Name plates make this labeling quick and easy. With simple adhesives or easy-to-use wall mounts, each name plate quickly becomes visible.

Gifting, Decorating and Awards

Corporate gifting is one of the best ways to grow and maintain your business. Most companies agree that the fundamental reason for gifting is to acknowledge relationships and improve personal connections. Customize each name plate with a person’s name and title or favorite saying and recognize them at your next meeting.a name plate engraved with a quote or custom message makes a great gift

Or, create a unique decorating style with a custom name plate with a favorite quote. Hang them with wall mounts or set them on a shelf or counter with either a desk holder or desk base. And, choose from a variety of colors and printing or engraving options to customize the look.

Name plates make unique awards. Use award titles and other achievements for the text on name plates. Everyone is sure to enjoy this unusual name plate use.

Directions, Instructions and Information

use a name plate for informational signs such as push or pull on building doorsIn many offices and workplaces, information about rooms or directions is a frequent need. Customize name plates to meet any informational needs and help visitors and employees feel more welcome. Whether it is to point out a meeting room or a restroom, these directions are often required in most settings.

We’ve all seen the push or pull signs on doors. Use a name plate to designate which way a door swings, so people know without having to try both ways.

No matter your use for name plates, we’re sure to have what you need!

Displaying Your Name Plate

While name plates are common in most workplaces, we all need them for different reasons.

And, many of us have a desk or cubicle at work, so it’s easy to display that coveted piece of personal identification. And while most name plates have a name and title, some are used for other reasons around the office.

display a name plate easily with a variety of holders and methods at your office or on your desk

Name plates easily sit on a corner or small portion of your desk.

Use a traditional metal desk holder for your plastic or metal engraved name plate. These sit conveniently on the corner of any desk so that they are visible to passersby. Another option is to choose an acrylic desk block or executive desk wedge. These options, while a little less traditional, actually offer an upgrade to your name plate look.

Another option for a desk top is the plastic desk base. This classy item fits most designs and still allow the nameplate to sit on the corner of your desk comfortably. Or, be a little less traditional and set it on your computer monitor or tower.

Attach a name plate to the front of a desk.

Using either a wall mount or adhesive, attach the plate on the front of your desk. This idea is perfect for the current trend of standing desks. That way, no matter the height of your desk, your name plate will always be visible. Choose from Velcro, magnets or double-sided tape to accomplish this simple, yet effective presentation.

display a name plate easily with a variety of holders and methods at your office or on your deskUsing an adhesive also enables you to attach name plates to other objects on or near your desk. Use the double-sided tape to mount the plate to stacking desk trays or a white board.

Mount the plate on a wall or door of your office or cubicle.

display a name plate easily with a variety of holders and methods at your office or on your deskFrom Contemporary Name Plates to traditional engraved name plates, one of the most popular ways to display room names and numbers and directions is to hang them on the wall. Accomplish this easily by using a wall mount or an adhesive. We also offer partition pins to hang your plate on the side of your cubicle conveniently.

Maybe you need to label a section of a wall for different types of forms? Simply attach this useful item next to the section, and just like that you’re done! And everyone in the office can see what they need and how easy it is to get it.

What creative way do you display your name plate?

Do you have yours hanging from the ceiling? Maybe it’s secured to your desk in a different way. Or is it in the hallway outside your office? We want to hear how you have your name plate displayed!

Name Tag Definitions: Part 2

Defining our business helps our customers to fully understand what we do.

While our FAQ pages are full of your questions, we thought we’d get down to the nitty-gritty for you. Here is part two of our definition series so, find out more about how our business runs with these great definitions for some of our products!

definitions of name tags name badges and other personal identification

Name Plate Holders
A name plate holder will display your name plates on walls, cubicles or desks. Most people simply refer to these products as holders, brackets or sliders. However, none of these terms fully describes the products we offer. A simple way to clear up what you need is to answer the question of where you are putting the name plate.

Our name plate holder products include:

Desk Holders
These simple, curved-style holders will display a name plate on a desk or other flat, horizontal surface. A name plate slides easily into the holder and can be changed as needed.

Wall Mounts
Attach or mount these flat-style holders to a wall or door to display your name plate. By using adhesive or nails/screws, these holders are easy to install. And, your name plate slides into the holder just as easily as a desk holder.

Cubicle Hangers
This clear, plastic holder displays your name plate on your cubicle wall or over a door. The name plate holds in place by the pressure of the flap or can attach to the plastic flap with double-sided tape for a more finished look.

Plastic Desk Bases
With a slanted opening in these flat-style holders, your name plate will stand upright for easy viewing. These are commonly used on desks or other flat, horizontal surfaces.

Other name plate products that we carry:

Reusable Name Plates
Do-it-yourself (DIY) options are all the rage these days! And what better way to do this than with a reusable name plate system. This system consists of four parts: a name plate holder, a metal back plate, a clear printable insert, and a Lexan lens. The metal back plate is engraved with your company or personal logo to identify your brand and unify your name plates in an office or professional setting. The printable insert is clear so as to show the back plate under the printed name. And, the lens slides over the top of everything to keep it all together and give it all a professional, finished look.

Contemporary Name Plates
Designed to complement any decor these name plates are the perfect solution for an office or reception area. This system also consists of four parts: an attachment, a back plate, a printable insert, and a clear lens. These contemporary name plates work much like the reusable name plate system and are just as easy to use. The benefit to the contemporary system is that it comes with interchangeable back attachments. Choose from a wall attachment, a cubicle stand, or a desk stand.

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