Badge & Insignia Manufacturing

Badge & Insignia Manufacturing

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Smith & Warren has been proudly manufacturing badges and uniform insignia in the United States since 1925. Every badge is manufactured in three weeks in a technologically advanced secure facility located in White Plains, NY.

Through extensive investments in engineering and manufacturing technology and acquisitions of other manufacturers, namely EKS Apollo, a badge and military insignia manufacturer; Everson Ross, a leading badge manufacturer established in 1897; and Buchlein badge company, a manufacturer established in the 1800's, Smith & Warren has integrated these operations to our White Plains facility and expanded our product line to include over 600 customizable badge styles, and over 5000 center seals.

Design: Our creative art department works with customers to develop a custom badge to their exact specifications. Whether developing a custom center seal or a completely custom badge Smith & Warren can take an idea and make it a reality. Click Here to see some Smith & Warren Custom Designs, or Contact Us to design your own.

Die & Tool Design: Smith & Warren employs the finest tool and die makers in the country. They combine modern technology and traditional craftsmanship to deliver highly detailed dies and tools at an affordable cost.

Metal Stamping: All parts used in the assembly of a Smith & Warren badge are stamped on premises in a safe and efficient environment. All stamping presses are outfitted with the latest safety and quality control technology to insure that your badges are consistently produced to the highest quality standards.

Engraving: Smith & Warren badges are engraved on state of the art CNC equipment by highly trained personnel. Every badge is triple checked for accuracy and appearance of engraved lettering.

Assembly: The assembly of a Smith & Warren badge is all done on premises. The soldering, enameling and polishing staff includes top professionals from the famed NYC jewelry industry. Every badge is hand crafted by these skilled artisans, carefully inspected and held to the highest quality standards in the industry.

Metal Finishing: Metal finishing is all done on premises in a state of the art electroplating facility. The latest equipment is used to finish badges with a uniformly thick and durable precious metal coating. Smith & Warren is the only badge manufacturer that offers a FULL LIFETIME WARRANTY on all metal finishes, Click Here to learn more about Smith & Warren badge finishes and our exclusive warranty.

Quality Control: Badges pass through numerous rigorous quality control stations throughout production. Prior to shipment each badge is carefully inspected by hand for quality, accuracy and completeness so your new Smith & Warren badge is exactly what you ordered. 

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