Sioux Rubber & Urethane Blog

Employee Spotlight: Jim Bruggeman, Urethane Specialist

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Aug 18, 2017 8:47:07 AM

Jim Bruggeman has believed in hard work for most of his life, and he’s harnessed it for his career at Sioux Rubber & Urethane for over 13 years.

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Sioux Rubber & Urethane Employee Spotlight: Dan Sitzmann, Assistant Supervisor

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Jun 29, 2017 2:20:22 PM

Since he first started working for Sioux Rubber & Urethane in 2011, Dan Sitzmann has seen a lot of changes, both in the company and in the industry in general. “Adding urethane to the line-up was a game changer,” said Sitzmann, who now serves as an Assistant Supervisor for the Sioux City-based manufacturer and fabricator. “It really opened up what we could offer our customers while reducing the turnaround time.”

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Bolt-in Liners Reduce Downtime and Prevent Equipment Failure

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on May 31, 2017 4:36:35 PM

Steel may be one of the strongest metals used in heavy duty equipment, but it can only take so much impact, abrasion, and corrosion before it fails. And that’s why we created our bolted liner product line, arguably one of the most heavy-duty lining systems on the market today.

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Topics: Bolt-in Liners, Rubber Products, Sioux Rubber & Urethane, Urethane Products

Need Protection? Abrasiplate Has You Covered

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on May 25, 2017 10:52:05 AM

What you may already know is that Abrasiplate™ is a rubber-faced plate that protects metal surfaces from the abuse of abrasion, corrosion, friction, and impact. You may also know that studies have shown protected metals can last up to 10 times longer than unprotected metals.

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Sioux Rubber & Urethane Employee Spotlight: Cody Wren, Custom Rubber Applicator

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on May 15, 2017 3:34:11 PM

Since starting at Sioux Rubber & Urethane five years ago, Cody Wren has seen it all. “I’ve worked on practically everything that Sioux Rubber offers,” he said. “To me, honestly, every day is kind of exciting because we’re constantly learning something new about our products and how we can help our customers. Each day fuels the next, and I truly believe that is what makes Sioux Rubber special.”

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Sioux Rubber & Urethane Employee Spotlight: Derek DeGroot

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Apr 26, 2017 3:02:50 PM

Derek DeGroot started his career with Sioux Rubber & Urethane in 2005 as a fabricator, who appreciated working for a small company in a small town environment. "Even though we've grown a bit since I started, we've always been a company that takes pride in our employees and the work we do for our customers."

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Sioux Rubber & Urethane Employee Spotlight: Jordan Langley

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Apr 19, 2017 4:38:00 PM

Unlike other members of the sales team, Jordan Langley’s background isn’t fabrication, manufacturing, or rubber. “I was actually the supplemental insurance agent for Sioux Rubber when a sales position at the company opened up,” said Langley. “They thought I’d be a good fit, and I agreed.”

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Custom Internal Linings Save Wear, Tear, and Your Bottom Line

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Apr 12, 2017 4:10:48 PM
For more than 50 years, Sioux Rubber & Urethane has been protecting products with custom internal linings. Used on a variety of equipment and surfaces, rubber and urethane linings protect products from wear, tear, and abuse, extending their functionality and lifespan.
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Topics: Rubber Products, Sioux Rubber & Urethane, Urethane Products

GEAPS 2017: A Recap

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Apr 7, 2017 3:03:14 PM

Every year, Sioux Rubber & Urethane attends the GEAPS Exchange, an annual convention hosted by the Grain Elevator and Processing Society to help professionals in the worldwide grain industry make new connections, find solutions, and learn about new technologies. This year the event was hosted in Kansas City, and we sent Derek DeGroot, Jordan Langley, and Joe Wren to man our booth on the showroom floor.

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Clamp Pads Decrease Damage to Material Handling. Here’s Why.

Posted by Sioux Rubber & Urethane Team on Mar 20, 2017 3:54:17 PM

Some things are just meant to go together. Rubber and urethane, for one. Two things that never go together, though? Bare metal forklift clamps and inventory.

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Topics: Clamp Pads, Rubber Products