March 3, 2004

Paul Rader


Introducing, the online badge release portal

ST. LOUIS, MOMarch 3, 2004 – MetalMasters, a leading producer of name badges and promotional items, announces the launch of The portal will be an online badge release portal designed for companies and institutions that need to manage large volumes of employee name badges. is completely Web-based, and is accessed by anyone with an Internet connection and browser.

“Until now, large badge release programs have been very difficult to manage, “ said Paul Rader, President of MetalMasters. “In the past, managers used faxes and coupon books to release badges, which are cumbersome and prone to errors. BadgeWizard eliminates those problems and makes the release process both simple and secure.” features include:

  • Web-based interface
  • Completely customizable for badge and fastener styles, release methods, etc.
  • Editable database of locations
  • Low inventory alerts for badges and fasteners
  • Shipping notification and tracking
  • Preset titles that eliminate errors

The portal is completely customized for each customer to display only their badge and fastener styles, locations, approved titles and other information. has been through an extensive testing process, and is currently being used by a number of large companies, including a national chain of men’s clothing retailers. “The initial feedback has been excellent,” added Rader. “Our customers have reported that the portal has taken all the hassle out of managing their badges.”

Security concerns are a major issue for corporations that need to control how name badges are distributed. prevents unauthorized badge creation, and provides an historical record of who got badges and when they got them.

For more information and an online demo visit

About MetalMasters

MetalMasters, located in St. Louis, MO., ( is a leading manufacturer and imprinter of name badges, and manufacturer of promotional items for the advertising specialty industry. For more information contact Paul Rader at 314-533-4011 or