Custom Metal Nameplates

Tough in Outdoor and Industrial Environments

MPC’s metal nameplates and ID plates are the ideal choice for outdoor and industrial applications that require exceptional durability. Our metal nameplates meet many Department of Defense and aerospace specifications, as well as industry standards for agriculture, construction, food service, manufacturing, marine, military, transportation, utilities/energy and more.

Why Choose MPC's Metal Nameplates?

  • Provide years of durability, remaining readable for the life of your part or equipment.
  • Require little maintenance, at a competitive price.
  • Versatile selection of substrates offer resistance to weather, UV, extreme temperatures, chemicals, abrasion, corrosion and dents and scratches.
  • Advanced fabrication capabilities reduce lead times and costly tooling charges.
  • Knowledgeable staff work to understand your application and deliver the metal nameplate that meets your exact specifications.

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Metal Nameplate and ID Plate Choices

  • Metalphoto Nameplates

    Metalphoto® Nameplates

    Our most durable and popular material, the preferred choice for environments requiring extreme durability.

    • High-resolution graphics sealed beneath an impenetrable sapphire-hard anodic layer.
    • Superior resistance to chemicals, abrasion and solvents.
    • Built to withstand exterior exposure in the harsh environments such as extreme cold, heat and UV. Expected exterior life of 20+ years. Color options have limited UV resistance.
    • Most cost-effective for small to medium volumes.

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  • Anodized Aluminum Nameplates

    Anodized Aluminum Nameplates

    An ideal choice for use in the aircraft/aeronautical, automotive, marine and military industries, with anodized surface with a virtually impervious protective finish.

    • Well-suited to applications requiring resistance to abrasion and corrosion, as well as moderate outdoor durability.
    • Excellent resistance to chemicals and solvents.
    • More economical in higher-volume applications.
    • Graphics are screen printed and sealed beneath the anodic layer. Black graphics offer the greatest durability, with expected exterior life up to 10 years. Color options have limited UV resistance.

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  • Aluminum Nameplates

    Aluminum Nameplates

    A lightweight yet strong material that is easily formed, aluminum is a popular choice for its machinability and versatility.

    • Used in applications such as aircraft, marine, military and transportation.
    • Moderate outdoor durability and heat resistance. A protective coating increases abrasion resistance. Expected exterior life is up to 10 years.
    • Less expensive than many other metals.
    • Graphics may be printed on the surface or chemically etched.

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  • Stainless Steel Nameplates

    Stainless Steel Nameplates

    A dense metal with exceptional resistance to chemicals and corrosion, ideal for marine, heavy industrial and food processing applications.

    • Frequently used in highly caustic and acidic environments that would otherwise attack aluminum.
    • Offers low maintenance and dent and scratch resistance.
    • A relatively inexpensive material when lifetime cost is examined. Expected exterior life of up to 20 years.
    • Graphics may be printed on the surface or chemically etched.

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  • Brass Nameplates

    Brass Nameplates

    Known for its rich color and beauty in decorative applications. A popular choice for high-end retail and commercial displays, as well as applications requiring outdoor durability.

    • Excellent resistance to saltwater, chemicals and corrosion make it well-suited for marine, military, and general industrial applications. Expected exterior life is up to 20 years.
    • Generally less expensive than stainless steel.
    • Graphics may be printed on the surface or chemically etched.

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No minimum quantity. Get a quote for any size job.

Get a quote for any size job - we have no minimum piece requirement. Our minimum production run is $400 per part number, excluding set-up fees/tooling. Contact us regarding your project.