Blackburn Marking Flags and Marking Products is Celebrating 60 Years in Business!

Blackburn Manufacturing Co. produces and fabricates small plastic flags attached to either wire or plastic staffs. The flags are used by construction, survey, public works, utilities, landscaping, soil conservation, farming, forestry, gardening and landscaping companies to identify underground water, gas, electric and cable conduits or pipes. The flags are also used to post signage and delineate construction areas.

Blackburn Manufacturing Co. is a family owned firm. It was started in 1953 by E. A. “Bud” Blackburn in the basement of a small family homestead near Royal, Nebraska. Bud’s cousin worked in the surveying industry and used old lathe stakes as markers. He came to Bud and asked him if he could attach a piece of cloth or paper to a wire or wooden stick. About Blackburn Flags Blackburn Mfg. Co. is the leader in International Marking Flags. Blackburn is unmatched in quality marking flags with the best customer service in the industry for 60 years. Marking Flags, Posting Signs, Inverted marking Paint, All Flagging Tape, Measuring Tapes, Utility location, Athletic Field and Pavement Striping Paint.


Blackburn Mfg. Co.

PO Box 86

Neligh, NE 68756



Fax: 877.887.5171

Office Hours: M-F 7:00AM to 5:00PM CST


Blackburn Mfg. Co.

2139 Vanderlip Court

Paso Robles, CA 93446



Office Hours: M-F 8:00AM to 5:00PM PST


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