FLEXcon and Creative Stencil worked together to reduce the threat of auto theft for car owners by using permanent labels with etchings that are placed on automobile parts to deter thieves from stealing a vehicle. FLEXcon also provided Creative Stencil with materials that are used for window warning stickers that are applied to the rear side windows to warn potential thieves that parts within the vehicle are marked and are traceable by law enforcement. Creative Stencil permanently marks both glass and metal to ensure that authorities can trace every part. The body marking labels have unique PIN and telephone numbers permanently etched or engraved by laser.
FLEXcon provided a custom Silver Polyester for Creative Stencil to print body marking labels. The material can withstand various conditions, including UV exposure, temperature extremes and chemical/solvent contact. When the product is laser etched by Creative Stencil the label is permanently adhered to a specific metal part of the car and leaves a traceable “footprint” behind upon removal. Silver Polyester uses an adhesive system that allows the etching on the part to remain visible via black light if the label is removed.
FLEXcon and Creative Stencil were able to develop a solution that reduces the risk of auto-theft. These identity label systems are frequently offered to prospective consumers as they go through the process of buying a new car through new car dealers. With Creative Stencil’s unique approach and FLEXcon’s expertise, the companies were able to create comprehensive labeling solutions with adhesive chemistries to provide a truly unique anti-theft system.