Made in Washington: GM Nameplate

Our photographer visits the Seattle-based manufacturer that employs more than 400 people in the city.

This article appears in print in the January 2018 issue. Click here for a free subscription.

Since 1954, GM Nameplate (GMN) has been making brand-identity and electronic products for businesses across nearly every industry imaginable.

Its capabilities include die cuts, labels, integrated displays, technical printing, user-interface technology, injection-molded plastics and capacitive switches.

It also has facilities in California, North Carolina, Oregon, Singapore and China, and employs more than 1,000 people worldwide.

GMN employs more than 400 people at two plants in Seattle. 

Scroll through bonus photos from the shoot at GM Nameplate below, or click through the slideshow above. See more Made in Washington photo galleries here

A worker places onto a drying rack a sheet of screen-printed overlays for no-smoking/fasten-seatbelt signs.

A screen-printing press applies silver conductive ink that will form the busbar electrical connection for the touch screen on a notebook computer.

A worker cleans a screen after the image to be printed has been exposed. 

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