Durable Product Labels
OVERLAYS · NAMEPLATES · MEMBRANE SWITCHES · CUSTOM INFORMATION LABELS
Marking Systems has worked exclusively with Original Equipment Manufacturers for more than 30 years.
Industries served include test and measurement, telecommunications, aerospace, military, electrical distribution, medical, security and more.
In most case we work with directly with engineers to develop high quality, custom OEM label solutions at a low cost.
Our years of expertise have led us to develop tools designed to help our customers improve the look and performance of their products and product labels. We also offer our customers Dual-Track Expertise. Not many companies specializing in membrane switches, nameplates and overlays also do die-cutting. Our sister company, MSD, is a 3M Preferred Die-cut Convertor. We’re a true one stop shop.
Here’s a look at the solutions we specialize in. Click each one to see samples and learn more details, then call us to get started on your prototype.
Overlays are critical and give your product its visual representation to your end user, They are oftentimes your products “first impression” and give it the “look.” Overlays are commonly the most recognizable component on your product directing the end-user around the keypad, often representing what each button will do. Custom color matching and branding are critical, and we’ve got the technology and experience to do the job. We can also help your designers choose the best materials and functionality for your application.
We work with any type of overlay, including screen printed, digital printed, custom textures, transparent inks, backlit/deadfronts, thick lenses, metallics and embossing.
Color matching is critical on any overlay and MSI is an expert in color matching. Using Datacolor Software and instrumentation ensures MSI can match your color and maintain consistency run to run. We always match color back to the standard to eliminate “color creep”.
Tight tolerance overlays on sub-surface printed polycarbonate and polyester are what MSI does best. Accordingly, we inventory the most polycarbonate base material of any overlay manufacturer in the US. Thicknesses range from .005 - .125 in all types of finishes such s velvet, gloss and hard coat
Product identification is a crucial part of most any industry, and nameplates not only do that job, but boost your brands awareness in the process.
We can custom design and create a variety of nameplates, including screen printed, digitally printed, embossed, custom textured, transparent ink, metallic, poly domes, contour cut, thermal die-cut and outdoor logos.
Color matching is critical on any nameplate and MSI is an expert in color matching. Using Datacolor Software and instrumentation ensures MSI can match your color and maintain consistency run to run. We always match color back to the standard to eliminate “color creep”.
Tight tolerance overlays on sub-surface printed polycarbonate and polyester are what MSI does best. Accordingly, we inventory the most polycarbonate base material of any overlay manufacturer in the US. Thicknesses range from .005 - .125 in all types of finishes such s velvet, gloss and hard coat.
Our expertise in adhesives means you never have to worry about your nameplate falling off. Have a hard to stick powder coat, paint or plastic? Being a 3M Preferred Converter means MSI maintains a huge stock of 3M laminating adhesives such as 3M467MP, 468MP. 9471LE AND 9472LE to name a few of the most common. Ask our experts which 3M adhesive is best for your application
We are experts at the design and manufacture of all types of Membrane Switches.
No matter the stage of your design, we can work with you to create a custom membrane switch for your application. We have expertise with a variety of features and materials including rubber keypads, backlit, Senstouch, sealed membrane, captive touch screen, silver/copper flex, Duraswitch, deadfront, metal membrane keypad, tactile, non-tactile and more.
Our design team of engineers have years of experience designing the most complex and complicated membrane switches used in industry today. We are experts at helping customers design new applications or simply manufacturing their existing design. Each individual membrane is tested and certified before shipping.
Custom Info Labels
Information labels are mission critical to your product, whether they are warning end-users of possible dangers or explaining ideal use.
We are a custom label manufactured and can design labels for your unique needs, Our art department has over 50 years of experience helping customers design all types of custom information labels. They are experts at virtually all label software programs including Adobe 111 and Autocad. No matter what file format your label is created in, you can be assured MSI will produce it according to your specifications.
Common labels include warning and caution, UL/CSA, thermal printable, tamper evident, variable data, plastic tags and double sided decals.
Here is more information on each type of label we offer, including stats and prices.
Marking Systems is an upfront organization. You won’t find any surprises on your bill.