A company doesn't turn 100 every day. Very few turn 100 at all. For us it is a chance to celebrate what it means to be Brady. We have a rich history, we've earned a great reputation, and we do good things for the right reasons. We are a community, doing work that truly matters. And in a world changing faster every day, it matters more and more. Thank you for our first 100. Here's to our next.
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A Century of Service and Innovation
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Brady nameplates and component markers soared into the heavens with the Gemini spacecraft in the 1960s.


To clean up the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, more than 600 bales of Brady's sorbents were used - about the square footage of a department store.


Brady's wire identification labels are on more than 70% of commercial airplanes.


Brady's signs were used in the movie Jurassic Park.


Brady's customers include more than 88% of the Fortune 100.

I had a vision of what this company could become, and my drive to get it there was a very strong drive.

- Bill Brady


Continuing Innovation

For the third year in a row, Brady is proud to be sponsoring the Good Money Challenge, a social innovation initiative and pitch competition in Wisconsin, run through Marquette University.

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The Bill Brady Intelligent Products Lab.
Now open at the Discovery World Museum, a science and technology center in Milwaukee.

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Brady Corporation

is the proud sponsor of the first Maker FaireĀ® Milwaukee.

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The Markermatic!

Unveiled in 1958, the Markermatic could apply 1,000 wire markers an hour.

Bill Brady

married his wife Irene on Nov. 11, 1939 - on the date that the company was formally incorporated.

Since its inception

in 2005, Brady Corporation has donated more than $10 million to its Foundation and other community work.

First published in 1954,

the company's newsletter is called the Blue Streak, named after one of the company's most innovative products.

Brady's first products

were promotional calendars, painted signs and point of purchase displays.