Manufacturing handcrafted badges in the USA

C.W. Nielsen Mfg. Corp is a family owned business. Our business is the manufacturer of metal badges, insignia, nameplates, and award medals for fire-rescue, law-enforcement and security agencies. All Nielsen badges are manufactured in the U.S.A. at its shop located in Chehalis, Washington. This facility was established in 1971. Prior to that the Nielsen's manufactured badges in New York. C.W. Nielsen Mfg. with its 60 plus years of manufacturing experience has always produced a superb badge. Tools and routines in the manufacturing of badges have changed but making a badge of classic quality still requires conscientious and traditional craftsmanship. A... (more)


Take your concept drawings and reference materials to these factories. They will assist in refining your concept and thinking through the components involved in the Making Process.


Material suppliers will provide you with the raw materials and components of your end product.


Sample makers will assemble the first end product prototypes.