Tuesday, July 31, 2012

When To Choose a Plastic Base vs. a Rubber base for a Delineator

Rubber bases are made from 100% recycled tire rubber and used for portable channelizers, delineators, and for temporary use applications. If need be, they can be surface mount glued down (you can use epoxy or butyl pads). They are typically more expensive than a plastic base.

Urethane bases are not considered a portable delineator, as they are attached to the road surface using butyl pads, A-B epoxy resin, bituminous hot-melts or bolted to the surface. They are mostly used for permanent applications where product durability is important, but also used for temporary use.

Plastic Bases are also not considered a portable delineator, as they are attached to the road surface using butyl pads, A-B epoxy resin, bituminous hot-melts or bolted to the surface. The make for an inexpensive, work zone delineator that is reboundable, but not made to withstand repeated high speed. They are typically used in work zone products for lower speed, construction zone, parking lot, and temporary applications. Plastic bases can be used for permanent installations in protected areas. They are surface mounted for glue down or bolt down (you can use epoxy or butyl pads or red headed concrete bolts). Plastic bases are typically cheaper than rubber bases.

Monday, July 23, 2012

High Quality Branding and Effective Crowd Control for the Entertainment Industry

At entertainment complexes, stadiums, casinos and other facilities in which large crowds gather, crowd control is key. CrowdControlExperts.com offers a wide selection of crowd control systems and products that provide optimal solutions for directing crowds and easing congestion in an orderly, efficient manner. Retractable belt stanchions are the most cost effective economical solution to meeting large crowd control needs. And to improve branding and messaging, products can be customized with attractive finishes and branding logos or messages that relate to your theme.

For lobbies, hallways and other areas, high quality Post and Rope stanchions are durable enough to stand up to anxious customers while displaying a high end theme for those who are waiting. Our inventory of lobby equipment and a wide variety of signage, from stand-alone bulletin holders and post top signage to 6’ tall signposts that stand above the crowd, are the optimal solutions for building crowds. CrowdControlExperts.com also offers quick shipping for those last minute needs you may have overlooked.

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Beware of Fraudulent Made in the USA Labels

Does this label make something made in the USA? The answer is no! This is carefully worded to say assembled, designed, and developed in the USA but nowhere does it say manufactured. As a matter of fact, this label is now being applied to many products that are imported from China. As a true supporter of American manufacturers, we find it disgraceful that companies would import products from China and then fly the American flag on them and label them as Made in the USA. Any company that does this should be fined by our government.

Support your American manufacturers this 4th of July and watch out for the frauds!

Buy Made in America and Support the Economy

We are proud to offer many products including our plastic stanchions & chain and our retractable belt stanchions that are manufactured here in America. We hope you will shop our Made in the USA products and support our economy. Just look at the plastics economy to see why you should buy our plastic stanchions and chain:
  • The plastics industry is the third largest manufacturing industry in the United States, providing significantly to the nation’s economy.
  • The U.S. plastics industry employs more than 1 million workers.
  • The U.S. plastics industry creates $327 billion in annual shipments.
  • There are nearly 18,500 plastics facilities in the United States.
  • The plastics industry has a presence in every state.
  • Since 1980, U.S. plastics industry shipments have grown 3.4 percent per year.
  • Over the past 26 years, productivity in plastics manufacturing has grown 2.3 percent per year, which is faster than productivity growth for manufacturing as a whole.
The above information came from the SPI Plastics Data Source, which also includes individual state data.

At CrowdControlExperts.com, we offer a large selection of American made plastic products to choose from, including stanchions, chain, sign adapters, accessories and more. On America's birthday this 4th of July, support your American manufacturers.