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An Update from SCHMIDT About COVID-19

As you have no doubt heard, Illinois has issued a shelter-in-place directive to its residents to slow the spread of COVID-19. Thus far, this directive has exempted workforces supplying to essential businesses and critical infrastructure sectors, including medical, military, aerospace, pharma, food service, etc. “If you work in a critical infrastructure industry, as defined by … Continue Reading
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Traditional Serialization Solutions for Marking Applications

Serialization solutions were an important marking application for traceability and identification in manufacturing even in the early 20th century. Many manufacturers and businesses used SCHMIDT’s numbering heads for this application. Numbering heads contained several character wheels that could be turned to bring up the next character in the serialization. This allowed users to mark a … Continue Reading
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SCHMIDT Tips: Getting Deep With Lasers

  There are different types of marks you can achieve with laser marking machines. If you want little to no depth in your marks, you can etch and anneal with a laser. But if you want to get deep laser marks, you’ll want to engrave. Do you need help getting deep laser marks? Watch our … Continue Reading

SCHMIDT History: Unique Marking Tools

Throughout SCHMIDT’s history, we’ve made marking tools and machines that are versatile and useful for a variety of applications. But we’ve also made many tools unique to certain industries and with very specific uses. Here are some that we manufactured and sold early on in our history. (All images come from SCHMIDT’s Marking Devices Catalog … Continue Reading
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SCHMIDT History: Steel Stamps

SCHMIDT first opened its doors in 1895 manufacturing a variety of steel stamps, dies and marking devices. Thanks to the supreme quality, distinguished craftsmanship, and the dedication to great service, the company quickly established itself as a leader in the engraving business. [We’re celebrating our 125th anniversary! Learn how George T. Schmidt started it all in … Continue Reading