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Posted by Ross Rocklin in Rocklin Mfg on 11/15/2022

We’re proud to be a designated Operational Supplier for the North American Steel Alliance (NASA), a member-owned, steel cooperative with the buying power of more than $9 billion. With the strength of 122 independently operated steel service centers and the reach of over 350 distribution and processing facilities throughout the U.S. and Canada, NASA represents the largest purchasing co-op in the industry. 

We were recently designated a quarterly “Featured Operational Supplier,” highlighting how NASA member companies use our portable marking for steel traceability and quality control.

The article is reprinted below and can also be found here.


Longstanding Operational Supplier Rocklin Manufacturing offers NASA members two fully portable marking solutions to eliminate inventory tracking problems and boost quality control. The durable, permanent marks are made to last, ensuring no issues throughout your supply chain. We have sales representatives located throughout North America to service all NASA members.

Dot Peen Marking with the FlyMarker® mini

The FlyMarker® mini is a battery-operated dot peen unit for marking your steel, regardless of shape or size. The units are available in three different marking window sizes (x/y range in mm): 65/30, 85/45, and 120/45. The units have automatic height adjustment up to 5 mm, ideal for marking on flat or round steel. A column frame option allows for ease of transitioning between portable and stationary marking in seconds.

FlyMarker Dot Peen Marking
  • 100% Portable: Cordless and battery-operated units, just 5-7 lbs.
  • Versatile: Adjustable force settings for light and deep marking
  • Easy: Enter content directly on the unit, pull the trigger, mark
  • Options, Options: Barcode scanner, logos, 2D codes, and more

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Fiber Laser Marking with the MobiLase®

While laser markers are typically large, heavy, stationary machines, the lightweight-yet-powerful MobiLase® lets you laser mark your steel anywhere. The fast, 30W units feature a large 100x100mm marking area and two different base options that attach to a 7-lb. handheld applicator. An optional laser stand enables simple tabletop conversion for stationary marking needs, and the user-friendly software can be mastered in minutes.

MobiLase Fiber Laser Marking
  • All-In-One: 45-lb. rolling suitcase with embedded touchscreen
  • Flexible: Time/date, barcodes, QR codes, logos, images, and more
  • Plug-and-Play: Intuitive software for ease of programming
  • Reliable: Up to a 100,000-hour laser lifetime and no maintenance

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