A trusted leader in innovation for more than 30 years and still leading.


  • Knowledgeable Support
  • Trusted Service
  • Clear Confirmation Process
  • Fast Turnaround Times
  • On-Time Shipment
  • Customization
  • Confidentiality
  • Reduced Risks

Our 25,000 square foot manufacturing facility in San Diego, California, contains processing and fabrication equipment to accomplish processes partially listed below. Many of our machines and work-cell capabilities are unique to Express, having been engineered, built and optimized by our staff to accomplish a number of the unique processes we employ.

Our dedicated and experienced staff is committed to continuous operational improvement and now 34 years after our beginning the advances we have made have kept our operation effective, efficient and state of the art; yet every day we continue the drive for further improvement.


  • Laser Marking
  • Laser Engraving
  • Laser Cutting
  • Annealing
  • Metalphoto Processing
  • Chemical Etching
  • Electro Chemical Marking
  • Powder Coating
  • Ceramic Coating
  • Anodizing
  • Chemical Conversion Coating
  • Black Oxide Treatment
  • Conventional Spray
  • Nano Particle Deposition
  • Screen Printing
  • Digital Sub-Surface Printing
  • Flatbed Digital Printing
  • Roll Digital Printing
  • Lamination
  • Steel Rule Die Cutting
  • Class A Tool Fabrication
  • Metal Forming


  • We only produce quality products that add value.
  • We provide product consultations, over-spec cost reduction guidance, and full custom design services.
  • Our products and your satisfaction are guaranteed.


  • We pursue continuous improvement to lower costs and improve product quality.
  • We have over 30 years of experience creating new products and production processes — no design or process is out of reach.
  • All products are made in the USA, at our state of the art custom‐designed facility in San Diego, CA.

Request Quote

Describe the product you're looking for, and we'll provide a quote. Our experienced staff are available to answer any questions.


Design Your Product

Design your label, tag, or nameplate with our easy-to-use design tool. Print, save, or email a PDF of your design and request a quote.


Request Samples

Request samples to test our products. Evaluate our product quality, functionality, and suitability for your needs.


Get Advice

With unlimited product variations, choosing the right label can be challenging. Our experienced staff will help you choose the best identification solution for your needs.



We have totally redesigned the Express Label Designer, Effective June , 2018. If you are looking for a design that isn't shown, please call 858-549-9828 so that we may assist you.