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Saltwater and Marina Environment Stainless Steel Tags

Stainless steel tags are recommended wherever corrosion is a serious problem, such as salt-water environments, marinas, boat docks, etc. 316 stainless steel, also known as marine grade, is probably the most common grade of stainless steel used in marine applications. It has more molybdenum than other austenitic stainless steels which helps it to resist pitting and other corrosive effects […]

Happy 4th of July, from our family, to yours

Tomorrow is 4th of July, Independence Day for the United States! Did you know, most all our products are Made in America, including most of the products that we resell. National Band & Tag has been a manufacturer in Kentucky since 1902, and our Mission and Values show how proud we are to be a […]

Laser Etching, Laser Marking, Stamping, Embossing and Ink Jet

National Band & Tag offers a variety of solutions for creating a custom tag that meets your identification needs and environment. Different engraving and marking options on different materials can make the difference in how long a tag will last in specific environments.  Laser Etching: Available on metal tags only. Material is physically etched with the […]

Hand Engrave Your Tags on The Spot

National Band & Tag is now selling hand engravers to go along with our tags. This machine allows you to engrave blank tags for on-site identification or engrave tags with pre-laser etched boxes as you need to. An example of this is annual inspection tags and using the hand engraver to mark the date the […]

Memorial Tags – Gone, But Never Forgotten

If you have a loved one or a pet who has passed away that you would like to remember with a personalized memorial tag, we can help make the perfect custom tag. We have multiple tag shapes and sizes to meet your customization needs, as well as tags for both indoor and outdoor memorials. Memorial […]

Happy 227th Birthday Kentucky!

Kentucky’s 227th birthday is coming up! Kentucky was granted statehood June 1, 1792, becoming the first U.S. state west of the Appalachian Mountains and the 15th state admitted into the union. National Band & Tag is proud to have been in Northern Kentucky for 117 of those 227 years. To celebrate Kentucky’s birthday, check out […]

Keysie – The Easy Keyring Opener

National Band & Tag is now a distributor of Keysie Co. and their new product, the Keysie! Keysie Co.’s motto, “We always found it difficult opening key rings with our fingernails, so we solved the problem”. Never break another nail trying to open a key ring to put a pet I.D. tag on again. Keysie […]

Arbor Day

Friday, April 26th is Arbor Day! National Arbor Day is celebrated on the last Friday in April, but each state celebrates its own Arbor Day depending on when the best times to plant trees in their area is.  This day is used to celebrate trees and encourage people to plant trees, bushes and plants in […]

Can I see some Pet ID?

It’s National Pet ID Week (April 16 – 23)! As a manufacturer of dog and cat rabies tags and license tags, we are proud promoters of National Pet ID Week! This week is used to make sure every pet’s identification tags and microchips are up to date. Some pet owners say their dog doesn’t wear an […]

What’s your favorite tag?

At NB&T we have over 160+ dog and cat style tag shapes to choose from, as well as multiple other products. So, we asked some of our family members and employees, “What is your favorite tag style and why?” Brad (VP of Production): Style 1242 – “My favorite tags are our conservation products from small […]

Environmental Management Tags

Did you know, National Band & Tag can assist environmental agencies, consulting firms, and other environmental services? Current environmental customers of ours are usually working to help protect the environment by helping companies and municipalities meet National Environmental Protection Act (NEPA) requirements. Some of the solutions our customers offer are permitting for projects with impact […]

Wild Things – Tagging Sea Turtles

On the popular Travel Channel TV show, Wild Things with Dominic Monaghan, the episode, “Paradise in Palau” (Published April 24, 2016), featured Dominic diving into the ocean to help the Palau Conservation Society Sea Turtle Division capture and tag a sea turtle. We were very excited to see that they used National Band & Tag’s […]

How-To: Spot Weld a Stainless Steel Wing Band

The Stainless-Steel Wing Bands (Style 890-4SS) or Aluminum Wing Bands (Style 890-4AL) can easily be spot welded shut with a small spot welding machine. Below is a video showing how to spot weld your metal wing bands. Spot welding your wing bands shut helps to provide a tamper-resistant seal so that the band cannot be […]

Día Nacional de aves de corral.

¡El 19 de marzo es el día nacional de las aves de corral! Es un día en el celebramos a algunos de nuestros amigos emplumados que son criados para el uso de su carne o huevos, como, por ejemplo: pollos, pavos, patos, gansos, codornices, palomas, guineas y faisanes. Día Nacional de Aves de Corral: 19 […]

National Poultry Day

March 19th is National Poultry Day! It’s a day when we recognize some of our feathered friends that are raised for their meat and eggs, such as chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, quail, pigeons, guineas, and pheasants. According to the USDA, “The U.S. poultry industry is the world’s largest producer and second largest exporter of poultry […]