Where Can You Use Decorative Trim Plates?

BY Rowena Taylor

Decorative Trim PlateDecorative trim plates are metal nameplates that can be used in many different applications across a wide variety of industries. These plates, as the name implies, are supposedly used to add a decorative element to whatever it is used on. Due to its versatility however, it can actually be used for more than just that, and it can even be used for more than just business or commercial needs.

A lot of the decorative trim plates that are used by companies are used for these purposes:

For branding needs – a company’s brand is sometimes printed, etched, or embossed on a metal plate and this is used to add their brand on a product that they manufactured. This can sometimes be curved and added to certain items like baseball caps, mugs, tumblers and the like for the exact same purpose. These plates can also be attached to machinery, tools, kitchen ware and other similar products for branding purposes as well.

For tagging needs – hanging tags can also be made out of metal, and these can be attached to a wide variety of items. These tags serve a dual purpose, usually for branding needs and for pricing requirements. These tags are attached to items with the use of either a piece of string, or some cord, and carry not only the brand of the item but other information as well. Some information on these tags will include the place where the item was manufactured (and the company that manufactured it), contact information (such as a phone number, email, and address), and other important facts about the item.

For decorative needs – as mentioned earlier, these metal plates can be used to make an item look prettier with certain decorative designs on these plates. These can be cut into various shapes and can be etched, stamped, engraved or embossed with intricate scrollwork, floral patterns, and many more. These designed metal plates can then be attached to items for decorative purposes with the use of screws, rivets, or adhesives. These can be used to decorate trays, picture frames, kitchen appliances, and many more.

For business cards – you might not know this but decorative trim plates can also be used to create business cards with. These can be cut into the same size as regular business cards and printed on using digital printing or photosensitizing, and handed out to people as business cards. The good thing about using metal nameplates as business cards is that these won’t be as easy to throw away as paper or cardboard business cards, these won’t fall apart when they get wet, and people are more likely to keep these in their billfolds and wallets than regular paper or cardboard business cards.

These are just a few of the usual (and not so usual) uses for decorative trim plates. You can actually do a whole lot with these metal plates, and the only limit is your imagination. You can have these customized for personal events, for company happenings, and even for use with your favorite advocacies. As long as the company that manufactures it says it can be done, you can customize these any which way you want.

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