Entries by Alison

World Migratory Bird Day 2020: Birds Connect Our World

What is World Migratory Bird Day? In 2018, the Environment for the Americas (EFTA), joined the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS), and the Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds (AEWA), to create a single, global, bird conservation education campaign, World Migratory Bird Day! This day is an annual awareness-raising campaign highlighting the need for the conservation of […]

National Pet ID Week

April 17th – 23rd is National Pet ID Week! National Pet ID Week is for seven days starting April 17th. This national week gives pet owners a great opportunity to make sure their pet’s identification is up-to-date. ID tags and microchips give lost pets the best chance possible to be reunited with their owners. It […]

It’s Springtime – Get Ready To Ear Tag!

It is officially Springtime! Farmers and ranchers are gearing up to ear tag all the new baby animals that are about to be born. Many baby animals are born in spring because spring provides better, richer food. This allows mom to produce quality milk for her baby. The temperature also starts to get warmer, making […]

Every Day is Tag Day™

Here at National Band & Tag Company, we like to think that Every Day is Tag Day™!  This day was created by the American Humane Society and is celebrated on the first Saturday in April. Every Day is Tag Day™ unites thousands of animal control agencies, veterinarians, and humane organizations with the goal of urging pet […]

National Poultry Day

March 19th is National Poultry Day! It’s a day when we recognize domesticated birds that are raised for meat or eggs. “Poultry” includes chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, quail, pheasants, guineafowl, squab, and other domesticated birds. National Band & Tag manufactures a variety of products for poultry identification such as wing bands, leg bands, and clip-on blinders. We started out […]

Memorial Bird Bands

A great way to memorialize bird hunters who are no longer with us is with Memorial Bird Bands. Customers use our Memorial Bird Bands as a memento to hand out to friends and family at the funeral. Some people will then put the bird band on their lanyard or keychain so that they can carry […]

Designing Asset Tags for Proper Asset Management

WHAT IS AN ASSET? Asset: “property owned by a person or company, regarded as having value and available to meet debts, commitments, or legacies.” WHY DO ASSETS NEED IDENTIFICATION? Some businesses may want a simple asset tag that has their logo and “Property of” on it to show that the asset belongs to them. Other […]

NA Recovery Key Tags

Narcotics Anonymous Recovery Key Tags represent increments of clean time and allow you to celebrate every milestone. Our NA Key Tags celebrate different lengths of clean time on the front of the tag. The back of the tag is customized with your homegroup name.  We offer 3 different options, a Full Set of 1,000 tags, […]

2020 Is The Year Of The Heart

  Happy Valentine’s Day! To celebrate Valentine’s Day this year, we are sharing our Red Heart Rabies Tags! The National Association of Public Health Veterinarians (NAPHV) sets a recommended tag style and color for rabies tags each year. 2020’s rabies tag is the red heart! NB&T has 8 styles of heart-shaped tags for you to […]

Stainless Steel Eyelets For Zip Wing Bands

National Band & Tag is proud to present our newest upgrade for Zip 890 wing bands, Stainless Steel Eyelets (Style # 890 ESS)!  These new eyelets are more durable than the old aluminum eyelets because this material cannot be easily manipulated. Stainless steel is much harder than aluminum, so if someone tries to remove the […]

Los Remaches De Acero Inoxidable

National Band & Tag orgullosamente presenta su más reciente actualización para las 890-3 Zips: ¡los remaches de acero inoxidable. (estilo 890 ESS)! Estos remaches son más duraderos que los de aluminio, pues el material es mucho más resistente y por lo tanto son más difíciles de remover o sustituir sin destruir la placa. Esto hace […]

Ear Tags for Mice, Rats, and Small Animals

Our small animal ear tags (Style 1005-1) can be used for multiple purposes. Research labs, universities, and hospitals, all use these ear tags on mice and rats in their research. Wildlife conservation organizations use these tags on small animals such as rabbits and squirrels to track population and research species. Breeders and competition shows use […]

How to Attach a Tree Tag

When attaching a Tree Tag or Arboretum Tag, you can either attach the tag directly to the tree or put it on a stake in front of the tree. When attaching the tag directly to the tree, we recommend using an aluminum nail and stainless steel spring combo. This allows the tag to sit up […]

Why stamped and laser etched tags are better than printed tags

National Band & Tag manufacturers stamped and laser etched industrial asset tags. These two methods are more durable than printed tags for environments that use harsh chemicals. Why? Because stamped tags, the lettering is indented into the material. For laser etched tags, the laser removes a layer of material to create the words. As you can see […]

2020 Trade Shows – See where NB&T is exhibiting

National Band & Tag will be exhibiting at multiple trade shows in 2020. We have the opportunity to attend all kinds of shows since we manufacturer so many different types of product lines! We are starting 2020 off strong with 5 Trade Shows in January and February. January Trade Shows: Veterinary Meeting & Expo (VMX) – […]

Excellence in International Trade

NB&T Wins the 2019 Martha Layne Collins Award for Excellence in International Trade This prestigious award is presented by The World Trade Center Kentucky. WTC-KY is the leading provider of trade education, trade advisory, and trade missions across Kentucky. They assist small, medium, and large Kentucky businesses in growing their international trade and business. The Martha Layne […]

Goodbye 2019, Hello 2020!

A look back at 2019 National Band & Tag has been busy busy busy in 2019! Check out our new products and company updates from the past year, just in case you missed something. Paw Finders – These new, modern, rabies tags have a QR Code on the back of the tag. When a pet […]

Learn how Apron Tags can help your facility at RSNA 2019

Come see us at RSNA! December 1 – 6, 2019 McCormick Place, Chicago, IL Booth 1454 2019 marks the Radiological Society of North America’s (RSNA) 105th annual meeting. The RSNA is a non-profit organization that hosts the world’s largest radiology conference. Their annual meeting allows radiologist to experience new technology, educational training, and new products […]