Undeniable Benefits of Photo ID Badges

No matter the size of a business, the benefits of photos and personal identification are enumerable.

From name tags to lanyards, most companies take advantage of these benefits. And, one of the easiest ways to identify an employee is through the use of photo ID badges. So, why use a photo ID badge?

From name tags to lanyards, most companies take advantage of these benefits. And, one of the easiest ways to identify an employee is through the use of photo ID badges.

First off, what is a photo ID badge?

the benefits of using photo id badges are enumerablePhoto ID Badges
A photo ID badge with an employee’s name, photo, title and other relevant information is a great way to identify company employees. Fully customize each badge by selecting the orientation and fastener (deluxe magnet, pin, clips or a variety of other fasteners including punched slots with lanyards).

One of the most important features of a photo ID badge is the security it offers. By providing employees with a picture as well as a name and title, it ensures that the proper people are entering and exiting your building. Quickly and easily identify someone with photos and provide safety and security while in the workplace.

the benefits of using photo id badges are enumerableSafety is a primary concern for businesses.

These ID badges can help keep restricted areas of your building safe and properly maintained. They can also keep guests from wandering, even accidentally, into areas that they shouldn’t be. And, keep your photo ID close at hand with the convenience of a lanyard or most any other fastener.

They can also help with productivity! Employees can focus on what they need to do instead of worrying about being secure or if they are in the correct area on a job site. Add photos of an individual to each tag, along with their name, to make recognition easier. With a quick glance, anyone can see who that person is and make sure they belong on a project or in a restricted area.

the benefits of using photo id badges are enumerablePublic relations is also a concern for many businesses.

Name tags and other personal identification products make establishing a relationship of trust not only easier, but simpler as well. Being able to quickly identify someone because they can match a face directly to a company is a refreshing and comforting necessity in our world.

Photo ID badges are sure to fit the bill no matter your endgame with personal identification! Leave your employees, guests and clients with the benefits of these badges and a sense of security that you know what you’re doing!

3 Great Inserts for Reusable Products

It’s new product time again! This time it is INSERTS!

For many years, Coller Industries has offered reusable name badges and name plates. These products are ideal for retail stores and office with a high-turnover rate or seasonal employees. And, to top it off, these badges and plates offer an easy system to provide personal identification to staff will still having a professional look.

Mighty Badges™ are one of these reusable products. And now, they just got better!

But, first things first. For those who do not know what a Mighty Badge™ is:

Each badge comes in three parts: the metal back plate, the printable insert and the clear lens. The metal back plate has the option of leaving it blank or printing a UV color logo on it. Add names with the printable inserts using your laser or inkjet printer. Then add the clear, plastic lens by snapping it into place over the top of everything to hold the badge together. Choose from multiple sizes to create a great look for a professional name tag.

reusable personal identification products now have three types of inserts for mighty badgesAnd now, how we just made these better!

We use to just sell one type of printable insert for each Mighty Badge™.

Classic Clear:

Meant for a larger run of names, these clear, plastic inserts are torn out of the sheet after printing. Use each sheet on either a laser or inkjet printer. You will want to make sure you print the whole sheet as it is not recommended to run these through your printer after you remove any of the inserts.

Now we sell three types! And they’ll work with most printers out there!

Clear Peel Off:

These clear, plastic peel off inserts are designed for those who only need one at a time. Simply print the names you need and remove them from the sheet as you need them. They fit most Mighty Badges™ sizes and are available for both laser and inkjet printers.

Paper Peel Off:

Perfect for full color logos or designs, these opaque, paper peel off inserts will give your name tag a unique look. They cover the back plate entirely with your full color insert. Use either a laser or inkjet printer and remove them one at a time from the sheet or use the whole sheet at once.

And, of course, we still offer the Classic Clear Inserts.

reusable personal identification products now have three types of inserts for name platesAnd here’s the really great news! You can get the same inserts for our Reusable Name Plates line as well!

Add new names to these reusable name badges and name plates quickly and at your convenience with these printable inserts. And, if you need help choosing which insert type will work best for your needs, please give us a call!

Top 4 Business Types that Require Name Tags

No matter the end goal, the first thing any business must accomplish is to engage with clientele.

Connecting with customers should be the primary purpose for any business. While it does matter what the other business goals are, engagement is the most important goal. Without engagement, customers are sure to come and go rather than stick around. With positive interaction, customers stay put, if not for life, for a very long time.

Recently studies have shown that wearing name badges make customers more comfortable while doing business with you. Wearing a name badge will remove the barrier that instinctively lies between you and your customers. Name tags always make you more approachable. While there are several different types of environments where name tags are helpful, the following settings have found that personal identification is an absolute must.

Retail and Sales

name tags are required for many business types and situationsWe’ve all seen it, the customer who walks into a store and doesn’t get the attention they think they need, so they leave. They were looking for a service or product that store offers but didn’t feel that the business met their needs. While it may seem like a small thing, a simple way to avoid your customers feeling this way is to provide name tags for your employees. These tags immediately remove all barriers and allow customers to ask questions and express their concerns to those who care. They establish trust and keep people coming back to your store.

Healthcare and Hospitals

name tags are required for many business types and situationsUniforms and stethoscopes aid in helping to identify workers from patients and visitors when you’re in a hospital. However, name tags ease the pain of remembering your nurse’s name or actual position. The healthcare business knows that personal identification is a must when dealing with patients. They need to establish trust and wearing any identifier helps with this. Photo ID Badges are perfect for these positions. They not only present a name but also help put a real face to that name and thereby create a comfortable and healing atmosphere.

Hotels and Hospitality

name tags are required for many business types and situationsHospitality covers a large area of businesses. From restaurants to travel agencies, this business type is acutely aware of the necessity of name badges. Taking care of your customer is priority one in this business! And to help establish your brand as well as your approachability, name tags should be worn at all times. Again, it’s all about making customers feel at ease. They are, after all, trying to relax!

Journalists and Media

Another great use for a Photo ID Badge is a reporter. No one likes a busybody! So, identify your journalists quickly and give them a sense of security with a name tag. This identification presents them in a way that people can trust. And it gives them the credibility they need to get the whole scoop on the story they are covering. Typically referred to as a “press pass,” these photo ID badges can get them into places where an unidentified person can’t get.

Whether your business is to sell something to the public or to get the scoop on the latest new story, establishing a trust is the key to helping your clientele stay with your company. Approachability and comfort are important goals for all businesses. Get your name tags today to help you keep your customers happy.

NEW: UV Color Logo on Metal!

As always, any new product is exciting news for our customers and us.

Whatever form our new personal identification products take, here at Coller Industries we are always trying to keep up to date with our customer’s needs. And now, with this new process, our name tag product line is expanding!

uv color logo printed on a plastic name tag use for branding any businessOne of our more popular items we currently have is a UV color logo. Up until a few weeks ago, we have only been able to offer this printing type on our plastic name badges. However, we recently came across a way of providing our customers with UV printed logos on our metal name tags!

So, why are logos important anyway?

One word: branding; this is why a logo is important! While some name tags only feature an employee’s name and title, a logo can be incorporated to make them stand out. Not only will a logo help a name badge be prominent, but it will also assist those who see that tag know where the employee works. And, don’t you want your customers to know who has the best service around?

uv color logo printed on a metal name tag use for branding any businessFrom retail stores to restaurants, logos and branding are increasingly important. With the new possibility of having a UV color logo on your metal name tags, they will stand out in any crowd! And, adding a logo to a name tag emphasizes the professional side of your business.

Professional metal name tags are created using lightweight, 0.04 thick aluminum. This material is much thicker than the industry standard which provides protection against bending and warping. UV printing is the premier way add multi-color logos, including those with bright colors and gradients to any name tag. The logo is durable and is resistant to abrasion and chemical damage.

Metal Name Tags (UV Color Logo) Product Specifications

  • A full color logo and text is printed on 0.04 aluminum name tags. The logo is durable and is resistant to abrasion and chemical damage. Print in unlimited colors, including white ink.
  • SIZE: 9 standard sizes; custom sizes up to 12 square inches.
  • SURFACE: Satin surface in gold, silver or white.
  • Pricing: Please see our website for pricing information.

No matter your store, restaurant or office, UV Color Logos are a perfect solution to meet your needs!