No one has closer ties to their clients.


All shapes and sizes

We work with the most complex hang tag designs.


Fastest Lead Times

A reputation for excellent work delivered on time.



Helping generate concepts and develop prototypes to launch new products.


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Photograph showing folded tags coming off our folder.


M&F is capable of parallel folding your trimmed, scored tags in addition to stringing. We can hand-fold or parallel fold all sorts of tags, but odd and difficult shapes and sizes are our specialty, like circles and die-cut tags.
Monochrome photograph showing the different textural qualities of various spools of string.


The selection of a string is crucial for any tag project, and is an opportunity to make a tactile connection to the consumer. We stock cotton, rayon, cords, twines, and specialty elastics, as well as lamé, ribbon, hemp, and jute.
Photograph of bundles of knotted loops; from top left: dark orange mercerized cotton, red-white variegated Pearlray, leaf green heavyweight Pearlray, and black waxed cord.

Knotted Loops

Pre-knotted loops are also available, which are produced by running our stringing machines without tags. Knotted loops are most commonly used for hand application to finished pieces with drilled or die-cut holes.
An example of our eyeletting process: Tyvek tags with brass eyelets and polished cord.


A robust tag design can incorporate an eyelet, which will enhance the appearance of the tag and substantially reinforce the hole. Our eyeletting process uses metal eyelets, which we offer in either a brass or nickel finish. These two finishes have a gold and silver tone, respectively. The eyelets that...
Photograph of hand assembly components, including red waxed cord, and safety pins typically used for application to garment tags.

Hand Assembly

Most of our work involves mechanical stringing, but we also perform hand assembly work for projects outside the parameters of our machines. We would be happy to provide an estimate for your uniquely creative tag design.
A monochrome photograph of our vintage tape machine, still going strong after decades of use.


Packing and shipping activities are essential to the smooth functioning of any finishing operation. We offer a variety of different options for organizing, packing, and shipping your finished hang tags to their destination.

About us

What separates us from the competition is that we specialize in what is possible with hang tag design and we offer custom string options tailored to fit your unique project.

Our goal is to help our clients achieve their marketing goals in the most efficient and effective ways possible.

M&F Stringing offers complete hang tag, envelope, and booklet stringing services. These include mechanical stringing, punching, eyelet application, folding, and hand assembly services, such as hand looping and hand stringing, for unique hang tag designs. We offer a large inventory of string in a variety of colors, including multiple weights of mercerized cotton, metallic lamé, solid color and bi-color variegated Pearlray, as well as a selection of heavy-duty cords, twines, and other natural fibers. We also have a range of elastics, including specialized non-fray and metallic elastic.

We are a domestic manufacturer committed to quality, with a team of experts standing ready to bring your ideas and design concepts from prototype to production. M&F Stringing has a longstanding reputation as a premier hang tag stringing operation and we invite you to discover what M&F can do for you.