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Firearms Marking: Facts vs Fiction

In the movie Glory, as Sgt. Maj. Rawlins (played by Morgan Freeman) hands out Enfield rifles to the troops, he calls out each gun’s serial number. A dramatic moment to be sure, but authentic Enfield rifles don’t actually have serial numbers. The reproductions used in the movie do. Hollywood, television and books have never really … Continue Reading

SCHMIDT Laser Marking Helps Reunite Lost Pets with Owners

If you’ve ever lost a pet, you know the grief it can cause until your furry friend is found. Stone Manufacturing & Supply Company has been helping owners reunite with lost pets since 1932. While they provide several million rabies tags for pets each year using standard methods, they recently made the decision to use … Continue Reading

Laser Marking is the Way to Go, Say Trade Show Attendees

Laser marking has been embraced as the answer for most marking requirements, according to visitors to our booths at the recent Pacific Design & Manufacturing Show in Anaheim and HOUSTEX trade shows. Medical, oilfield and firearms applications topped the list of inquires we received during the shows. But it was the sheer number of different … Continue Reading

New Partnership Brings SCHMIDT Direct Part Marking Systems to Mexico

As a supplier of machined components and devices to customers around the globe, Mexican manufacturers are careful to stay well informed about the rules and regulation of each country they do business with. As a result of increased requirements for parts traceability around the world, the demand for direct parts marking (DPM) has grown rapidly … Continue Reading

Customer Service Rep Paul Komis Feels at Home in All Situations

Customer Service Representative Paul Komis started with SCHMIDT in September of 1989 as a Pantograph Operator. These early marking devices are bio-mechanical, in that line drawings traced by Paul with a stylus would be reproduced via an accordion-like arm to create an identical, enlarged, or miniaturized etching on the object to be marked. While simple … Continue Reading