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I Spy with My Little Eye: Markings Made by SCHMIDT

There is a popular myth that you are never more than a yardstick away from a spider. Arachnophobes can relax – it’s not really true. However, it’s possible that you are seldom more than three feet away from something that contains information applied by our marking systems. Sound like another tall tale? Let’s check out … Continue Reading

Lasers: From Mathematical Theory to Total Practicality

We are always looking for new ways to invest in cutting edge technology that we can use to make our marking systems more productive and effective for our customers. But we thought you might appreciate a look back in time to see how the science behind our current line of laser marking products evolved. It’s … Continue Reading

A Complete History of Marking and Engraving

Today, SCHMIDT has a comprehensive range of marking systems that provide permanent identification and traceability for a large variety of parts and products. But the concept of marking itself is not new. In fact, it goes way back to prehistoric times. It all began in 500,000(ish) BC The first evidence of engraving patterns is a … Continue Reading
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The Social Responsibility of Product Traceability

Product traceability matters. Marking is an integral part of making quality traceable products which can also be safely and easily identified. SCHMIDT has a broad series of marking system techniques that ensure permanent identification and traceability for any part or product you manufacture. The Safety Aspect The social responsibility of product traceability is important to … Continue Reading

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