Equipment for Food Service Industries
Custom Food Service Labels, Nameplates, and Overlays
If you work in the restaurant, catering, and food processing industry, then you and your employees probably work with complex equipment that has to comply with rigorous regulations. It is your responsibility to ensure your equipment is safe for your staff and customers.
Hallmark Nameplate can help you mitigate risk and improve organization with custom nameplates, labels, PCBs, membrane switches, and overlays.
Choose the Best Food Service Label For Your Business
You might be wondering what kind of nameplates, labels, overlays, and PCBs you need to choose for your foodservice business.
To make the process easier, Hallmark Nameplate provides comprehensive information about materials, finishes, special processes, printing options, and all of their benefits and recommended uses so you can pick the perfect solution suited uniquely to the foodservice industry.
Food Service Nameplates
Warning and instructional foodservice nameplates can be used on food processing production equipment to improve safety and explain proper usage for users.
Additionally, food service equipment requires nameplates to provide critical information like model numbers, manufacturers information, and operation instructions.
Overlays in the Food Service Industry
When working with precise equipment in the food service industry, seamless use is important. Minor mistakes can lead to hazards for your staff and those consuming the food.
Durable overlays can protect devices from harsh environments like extreme heat, grease, and chemicals.
Food Service Labels
Labels can help to improve organization and mitigate risk for your business.
Food service labels can help users mark and identify the types of foods being served to avoid contamination and allergic reactions.
Food Service Electronic Assembly
When working in the foodservice industry, you need to be able to rely on your equipment.
Hallmark Nameplate assembles high-quality PCBs to ensure everything is working efficiently. We work to exceed expectations by providing prototyping and quality testing on all of our electronic assembly services.
Membrane Switch Panels in the Food Service Industry
Food preparation and processing require custom membrane switches that can improve equipment operations.
We create durable membrane switches that can withstand routine cleaning to avoid contamination.
Industry Certifications For Food Service Labels, Overlays & Nameplates
When working in the food service industry, your kitchen and equipment may require materials with rigorous specifications, certifications, or inspection procedures.
We are UL certified, RoHS, and ITAR compliant and a 3M Preferred Converter. Other certifications include ISO 13485:2016, ISO 9001:2015, and GPI.
ISO 9001 - This certification is for quality management systems based on procedures related to people, facilities, equipment, training, and services.
Underwriter Laboratories (UL) - Certifies security for products ensuring products meet safety requirements
Canadian Standards Association (CSA) - Certificate for high-risk products indicating that the product has been tested and meets high standards
Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive (RoHS) - Restricts the use of hazardous materials found in electrical and electronic products and equipment.
Materials For Food Service Labels, Nameplates, & Overlays
Durability is very important when choosing materials in the food service industry. Food service equipment from processing to serving needs to be durable and abide by strict regulations. Some common, long-lasting materials you can choose from include:
Anodized Aluminum - Lightweight yet durable, anodized aluminum is suitable for both indoor and outdoor applications. It’s known for its corrosion and abrasion resistance and is lighter than other metals. Anodized aluminum can be customized with various colors and designs.
PhotoSensitive Aluminum (MetalPhoto) - MetalPhoto is extremely durable and unaffected by harsh indoor and outdoor conditions. It includes the process of sealing your image under a sapphire-hard anodic layer to protect it.
Polyester (Mylar®) – Polyester, also known as Mylar, is ideal for harsh indoor and outdoor environments, since it’s UV resistant, won’t fade in the sun, is non-yellowing, is electrical resistant, and can withstand extreme temperatures, water, abrasion, and chemicals.
Polycarbonate (Lexan®) – Lexan is a polycarbonate resin thermoplastic material that’s transparent, strong, tough, impact-resistant, and temperature resistant. It’s the best material to use where extreme temperatures or widely varying temperatures are a concern. This material is also resistant to scratches, corrosion, chemical abrasion, and water, and it expands and contracts without damaging the material.
Vinyl (PVC) – PVC vinyl, also known as polyvinyl chloride, is very rigid and extremely durable. However, unless it has UV overlaminate protection, it isn’t suitable for outdoor use. Properties of PVC include resistance to moisture and humidity as well as low cost.
The Hallmark Difference
At Hallmark Nameplate, we have more than 50 years of experience designing custom overlays that meet the unique needs and requirements of the foodservice industry. We will walk you through the development process to ensure you select the materials and designs that are best for your business’s specific needs.
Contact us for more information and a free comprehensive quote.
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